Call for Nominations Editor-In-Chief ACM Transactions On Graphics
The term of the current Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) is coming to an end, and the ACM Publications Board has set up a nominating committee to assist the Board in selecting the next EiC.
Nominations are invited for a three-year term as TOG EiC, beginning on January 1, 2015. The EiC appointment may be renewed at most one time. This is an entirely voluntary position, but ACM will provide appropriate administrative support.
The EiC is responsible for maintaining the highest editorial quality, for setting technical direction of the papers published in TOG, and for maintaining a reasonable pipeline of articles for publication. He/she has final say on acceptance of papers and appointment of Associate Editors. The EiC is expected to adhere to the commitments expressed in the policy on Rights and Responsibilities in ACM Publishing. For more information about the role of the EiC, see ACM's Evaluation Criteria for Editors-in-Chief.
Each nomination should include a vita along with a brief statement of why the nominee should be considered. Self-nomination is encouraged, and should include a statement of the candidate's vision for the future development of TOG. The deadline for submitting nominations is November 30, 2014, although nominations will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Please send nominations to the nominating committee chair:
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Transactions on Graphics
ACM TOG is the foremost peer-reviewed journal in the area of computer graphics.
As illustrated below, the TOG journal has a strong synergy with ACM SIGGRAPH, the premiere conference organization in graphics. Of the six issues published by TOG each year, two are special issues containing the papers presented at the annual SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia conferences. Conversely, authors of papers published in the regular issues of TOG can present their work at either of these two conferences. Also, several paths provide reviewer continuity between the conference and the journal.
According to the 2006 journal impact factor analysis by Thomson Scientific, ACM TOG is the most-cited software journal among the 82 journals indexed.
And according to the 2008 data of eigenfactor.org, among the 88 journals in the category Computer Science, Software Engineering, TOG has the top ranking in both “Eigenfactor score” and “Article influence score”, ahead of other influential journals such as Journal of the ACM, Communications of the ACM, and IEEE Computer.