AVI 2022 Workshop on Audio-Visual Analytics

Call for Papers

Location: Frascati, Rome, Italy
Date: June 7, 2022

About the Workshop

In their daily lives, people use more than one sense to perceive and interpret their environment. Therefore, we think designing audio-visual interfaces will help human analysts understand their data even better in the future. The 3rd Workshop on Audio-Visual Analytics continues building a community (AVAC) of researchers interested in combining information visualization and sonification. The first two workshops were held interactively at the Audio Mostly 2021 and the IEEE VIS 2021 conferences. The third edition at AVI 2022 will be the first one with the possibility to submit short papers or position papers.

The workshop is part of the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI).


14:30 Welcome
14:45 Presentations of contributions:

Iason Svoronos-Kanavas, Vasilis Agiomyrgianakis, and Niklas Rönnberg: An exploratory use of audiovisual displays on oceanographic data

Lars Engeln and Mandy Keck: Exploring sketch-based sound associations for sonification
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Presentations of contributions:

Elias Elmquist and Kajetan Enge: Towards the Combination of Visualization and Sonification for Cylindrical Displays

Niklas Rönnberg and Camilla Forsell: Questionnaires assessing usability of audio-visual representations
16:45 Interactive discussion
17:30 Summary and Follow-up planning
18:00 End of workshop

Call for Participation and Submission

The workshop encourages the submission of short papers or position papers addressing the workshop theme and the list of topics below. Submitted papers should discuss both visual and auditory representations of data to be interpreted by humans. Ideally, the contribution can be categorized to one of the following topics: Theory, Tools, Evaluation, Design, and Accessibility. 

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

  • Short papers describe work in progress with respect to the workshop focus.
  • Position papers are problem discussions or statements describing the author’s relevant experience and ideas in regards to methods and methodologies for visualization and sonification research, and in particular the focus topic of the workshop.

Position papers and short papers should be 2-4 pages long with additional pages for references only and prepared according to two-column CEUR-ART template:

Please submit your paper at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wava22.

The workshop program committee will review the submitted papers, and select papers for presentation at the workshop based on their quality and relevance to the workshop topics. Position papers will be selected according to their importance and relevance for the workshop topics, and how well they will fit the planned discussions.

Topics of interest 

Any combination of two or more of these topics (not exclusive):

  • Audio-Visual Analytics
  • Information Visualization
  • Sonification and Auditory Display
  • Multimodal Interfaces
  • Usability and Accessibility
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Program and Organizing Committee

  • Wolfgang Aigner, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria and TU Wien, Austria
  • Elias Elmquist, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Niklas Elmqvist, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Kajetan Enge, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria and University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria
  • Katharina Groß-Vogt, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria
  • Tobias Hildebrandt, Fachhochschule Technikum Wien, Austria
  • Robert Höldrich, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria
  • Michael Iber, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • Søren Knudsen, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Sara Lenzi, Northeastern University, USA
  • Alexander Rind, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • Niklas Rönnberg, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Victor Schetinger, TU Wien, Austria
  • Bruce Walker, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Jordan Wirfs-Brock, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 27 March 2022 3 April 2022 23:59 (UTC+2, Rome/Italy timezone)

Notification: 27 April 2022

Camera-ready: 08 May 2022 23:59 (UTC+2, Rome/Italy timezone)

Workshop date: 07 June 2022 (morning)


Accepted papers are published in the Audio-Visual Analytics Community at Zenodo under the CC-BY 4.0 open access license. The copyright remains with the papers’ authors/owners of the individual papers, which allows them to publish an extended version elsewhere.


The workshop will be held in Villa Tuscolana Park Hotel, Frascati, Rome, Italy as part of AVI 2022. At least one author needs to participate and present each accepted paper. Registration at AVI will be required for all participants.


All questions about submissions should be emailed to kajetan.enge@fhstp.ac.at and alexander.rind@fhstp.ac.at.

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