General Infomation

Since its inception in 1991, the ACM Symposium on Solid Modeling and Applications has been the primary venue for disseminating research results in the design, representation, analysis, visualization, and use of digital models of real or planned solid objects and their bounding surfaces. We continue to seek research contributions that advance the domain, accuracy, and effectiveness of such algorithms and representations.

At the same time, modeling solids entails not only modeling their geometric shape, but also their physical properties and behaviors. To emphasize this broader mission, the name of the Symposium was expanded to Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM) in 2005, and now encourage submissions dealing with the analysis, simulation, modeling, and animation of the behavior of objects and their properties as functions of space and time, possibly in response to interactions with a human user or the environment.

SPM will be run in plenary sessions (no parallel tracks) from Monday June 4 to Wednesday June 6, and will be hosted by Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. This is the first time for ACM SPM in Asia.

Conference Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Biomedical applications
  • Curves and surfaces
  • Dimensioning, tolerancing and constraints
  • Geo-scientific applications and oil exploration
  • Interaction and virtual environment
  • Geometry Processing
  • Physically-based modeling
  • Product data standards and interoperability
  • Reverse engineering
  • Shape analysis
  • Simulation
Information for Authors
Full papers in English containing original and unpublished results are solicited. The Proceedings will be published by ACM Press. The length of a paper should not exceed 12 pages in ACM proceedings format. Acceptable file formats for paper submission are Postscript and PDF. More information about paper submission will be available on webpage soon.
Honorary Conference Chairs:
    Chris Hoffmann (Purdue University)
    Jia-Guang Sun (NSFC)
Conference Chair:
    Shi-Min Hu (Tsinghua University)
    Hong Qin (Stony Brook University, USA)
Program Co-Chairs:
    Bruno Levy (INRIA Loraine, France)
    Dinesh Manocha (University of North Carolina, USA)
Important Dates
    Abstracts due: November 1, 2006
    Full papers due: November 20, 2006
    Acceptance decisions: January 31, 2007
    Final versions due: March 1, 2007
Republication in Journals
All the papers will be reviewed by program committee. Some papers of outstanding quality that have been presented at ACM SPM 2007 will be selected for publication in an extended and revised form in journals of
     Computer Aided Geometric Design,
     Computer-Aided Design
     IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering .