12 September 2019

VS-GAMES '19 Conference

The 11th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2019) was held on 4-6 September 2019 in Vienna, Austria. VS-Games 2019 was jointly organised by 7reasons Medien GmbH, Austria, and the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory (HCI Lab), Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic. VS-Games 2019 was awarded technical co-sponsorship by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). VS-Games 2019 hosted three world class keynote speakers: Prof. Michael Wimmer, Prof. Panos Markopoulos and Noah Falstein. In conjunction with the conference, the 4th H2020 TERPSICHORE summer school tool place.

VS-Games 2019 had submissions from 20 different countries from all over the world and programme committee members from 22 different countries. VS-Games accepts 3 types of papers: full papers (8 pages), short papers (4 pages) and poster papers (2 pages), including references. In total, we received 92 submissions in two different calls for papers (full and short/poster) and each paper had 3 blind reviews. From the submissions, 16 full papers were accepted, 27 short papers and 11 poster papers. In the full-paper call, we had 44 submissions and 16 full papers were accepted (approximately 36% acceptance rate). The short-paper and poster call received 48 submissions.

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