Diagrams is an international interdisciplinary conference series, covering all aspects of research on the theory and application of diagrams. In 2012 it was held at the University of Kent which overlooks the historic city of Canterbury in the UK.
Diagrams is the only conference series that provides a united forum for all areas that are concerned with the study of diagrams, including architecture, art, artificial intelligence, cartography, cognitive science, computer science, education, graphic design, history of science, human-computer interaction, linguistics, logic, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, and software modelling. The conference attracts a large number of researchers from these related fields, positioning Diagrams as a major international event in interdisciplinary research.
The conference proceedings were be published as Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) volume 7352.
Diagrams 2012 solicited long papers, short papers and posters. All submissions were peer reviewed. See the program for titles and authors of the accepted submissions.
The headline figure is a long paper acceptance rate of 29.63%.
Best Paper Award
Barbara Tversky, James E. Corter, Lixiu Yu, David L. Mason and Jeffrey V. Nickerson: "Representing Category and Continuum: Visualizing Thought"
Best Student Paper Award (sponsored by the Cognitive Science Society)
Richard Burns, Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer and Daniel Chester: "Automatically Recognizing Intended Messages in Grouped Bar Charts"
Three satellite workshops took place alongside Diagrams 2012:
A tutorial was held during Diagrams 2012:
Conference 2-6 July 2012
Diagrams 2012 is financially supported by: