|Important Dates||Same as the main track of ACIS 2016|
|Submission site||Same as the main track of ACIS 2016 (EasyChair)
Be sure to choose SS2 as the topic of your submission.
|Organizer (contact)||Mitsunori Matsushita (Kansai University, Japan)
Email: mat [at] res.kutc.kansai-u.ac.jp
|Co-organizers||Ryosuke Yamanishi (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)|
|Description||Comic is a medium that conveys a story by using images combined with texts or other visual expression. With the spread of small devices like tablet PCs and smart phones, a market for digital comics has been growing. Along with that, the demand for accessing and processing such comics at will has also been increasing. Since comics are cross-modal contents that utilizes both graphical information (e.g., illustrations and comic symbols) and textual information (e.g., dialogues and onomatopoeias) in a coordinated manner, it requires various technologies such as image processing, knowledge processing, and media processing, to handle these contents. This special session intends to discuss such the comic-related topics together and will try to open up a new research topics on the Comic Computing.|