Computational Visual Media is a Single-Blinded peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly by Tsinghua University Press and Springer under the SpringerOpen brand. It publishes original high-quality research papers and significant review articles on novel ideas, methods, and systems relevant to visual media.

The journal publishes articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following areas:

• Editing and composition of visual media

• Geometric computing for images and video

• Geometry modeling and processing

• Machine learning for visual media

• Physically based animation

• Realistic rendering

• Recognition and understanding of visual media

• Visual computing for robotics

• Visualization and visual analytics

Other interdisciplinary research into visual media that combines aspects of computer graphics, computer vision, image and video processing, geometric computing, and machine learning is also within the journal's scope.

The publication costs are covered by Tsinghua University so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

All articles published are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found at

As authors of articles published in Computational Visual Media you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement (

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  • Publishes original, high-quality and peer-reviewed research papers and review articles about novel ideas, methods and systems in visual media.
  • Covers interdisciplinary topics that unite aspects of computer graphics, computer vision, image and video processing, geometric computing and machine learning.
  • Utilizes a rapid review policy; with a target that authors can expect to receive notification of review results within 8 weeks.

Journal information

  • Shi-Min Hu
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23 days
Submission to first decision
58 days
Submission to acceptance
44,855 (2020)

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Tsinghua University Press
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  1. CNKI
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  3. Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology
  4. DBLP
  5. DOAJ
  6. Dimensions
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. EI Compendex
  9. Gale
  10. Google Scholar
  11. INSPEC
  12. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  13. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  14. Naver
  15. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  18. SCImago
  19. SCOPUS
  20. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  21. TD Net Discovery Service
  22. UGC-CARE List (India)
  23. WTI Frankfurt eG
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