The Visual Computer publishes articles on all research fields of capturing, recognizing, modelling, analysing and generating shapes and images. It includes image understanding, machine learning for graphics and 3D fabrication.

  • 3D Reconstruction
  • Computer Animation
  • Computational Fabrication
  • Computational Geometry
  • Computational Photography
  • Computer Vision for Computer Graphics
  • Data Compression for Graphics
  • Geometric Modelling
  • Geometric Processing
  • HCI and Computer Graphics
  • Human Modelling
  • Image Analysis
  • Image Based Rendering
  • Image Processing
  • Machine Learning for Graphics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Physically Based Modelling
  • Illumination and Rendering Methods
  • Robotics and Vision
  • Saliency Methods
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Shape and Surface Modelling
  • Shape Analysis and Image Retrieval
  • Shape Matching
  • Sketch-based Modelling
  • Solid Modelling
  • Stylized rendering
  • Textures
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Visual Analytics
  • Volume Rendering

All papers are subject to thorough review and, if accepted, will be revised accordingly.

Original contributions, describing advances in the theory in the above mentioned fields as well as practical results and original applications, are invited.

  • Reports on the state-of-the-art of research in the field of graphics, vision, imaging and virtual reality
  • Features practical results, applications and contributions that detail advances in a wide array of areas, from geometric modeling to virtual reality
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.415 (2018)
Impact factor
1.558 (2018)
Five year impact factor
46 days
Submission to first decision
159 days
Submission to acceptance
124,272 (2018)
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1432-2315
Print ISSN
0178-2789
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