[AISWorld] CFP: IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

Chengcui Zhang zhang at cis.uab.edu
Mon Feb 17 15:44:27 EST 2014

IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2014)
Taichung, Taiwan
December 10-12, 2014

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2014) is an 
international forum for researchers to exchange information 
regarding advances in the state of the art and practice of 
multimedia computing, as well as to identify the emerging 
research topics and define the future of multimedia computing. 
The technical program of ISM2014 will consist of invited talks, 
paper presentations, and panel discussions. Submissions are 
solicited for full papers, short papers, workshop papers, 
technical demos, and panels.

Topics for submission include but are not limited to:

Multimedia Systems and Architectures
Mobile multimedia systems and services
Pervasive and interactive multimedia systems including mobile 
    systems, pervasive gaming, and digital TV
Multimedia in the Cloud
GPU-based architectures and systems
Software development using multimedia techniques

Multimedia Communications and Streaming
Multimedia networking and QoS
Mobile audio/video streaming
Wireless broadcasting and streaming
Scalable streaming
Peer-to-peer multimedia systems and streaming
Multimedia sensor networks
Internet telephony technologies and systems
Video teleconferencing

Multimedia Interfaces
Multimedia information visualization and interactive systems
Multimodal user interfaces: design, engineering, 
     modality-abstractions, etc.
Multimedia tools for authoring, analyzing, editing, browsing, 
     and navigation
Intelligent agents for multimedia content creation, 
     distribution, and analysis
Novel interfaces for multimedia: touch, tangible, wearable, 
     virtual, 3D, etc.
Multimedia user interfaces for mobile devices

Multimedia Coding, Processing, and Quality Measurement
Multimedia signal processing including audio, video, image 
     processing, and coding
Multimedia Coding Standards
Scalable and Multi-view coding
Multi-resolution or super-resolution algorithms
Maintenance of perceptual quality with further compression
Developing novel quality measures

Multimedia Security
Multimedia security including digital watermark and encryption
Copyright issues for multimedia data
Multimedia for surveillance and monitoring
Face detection and recognition algorithms
Human behavior analysis
Multimedia forensics
Trust and privacy issues in multimedia systems

Multimedia Content Understanding, Modeling, Management, and Retrieval
Multimedia meta-modeling techniques
Multimedia storage systems, databases, and retrieval
Multimedia data segmentation
Image, audio, video, genre clustering & classification
Video summarization and story generation
Speaker identification, recognition, and location
Object, event, emotion, text detection and recognition
Mosaic, video panorama and background generation
Multimedia semantics, ontologies, annotation, concept detection 
    and learning
Personalization and user preferences
3D and depth information

Multimedia Applications
Multimedia big data
3D multimedia: graphics, displays, sound, broadcasting, 
Multimedia composition and production: capture, authoring, 
    digital art, animations, etc.
Multimedia gaming
Virtual and augmented reality
Multimedia interfaces for the Web
Multimedia in social network analysis
Rich media enabled E-commerce and E-shopping
Multimedia systems for handicapped
Multimedia Applications: Bioinformatics, Robotics, Transportation 
    systems, Mobile systems, Wild-life monitoring and analysis, 
    Collaborative systems, etc.

Authors are invited to submit Regular Papers (8-page technical 
paper), Short Papers (4-page technical paper), Demonstration 
Papers and Posters (2 page technical paper), PhD Workshop 
Papers (2 pages), and Workshop Proposals as well as Industry 
Track Papers (4-page technical paper) which will be included 
in the proceedings. Submissions of high quality papers 
describing mature results or on-going work are invited. 
A main goal of this program is to present research work that 
exposes the academic and research communities to challenges 
and issues important for the industry. More information is 
available on the ISM2014 web page. The Conference Proceedings 
will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press. 

Distinguished quality papers presented at the conference 
will be selected for publication in internationally renowned 

There will be a Best Paper Award and a Best Student Paper Award 
competition. Award winners will be announced at the conference 

April 18, 2014       Workshop Proposal Submission
May 2, 2014          Workshop Notification
June 18, 2014        Panel Proposal Submission
August 22, 2014      Panel Notification
July 18, 2014        Regular/Short/Poster Paper Submission
July 18, 2014        Demo and Industry Paper Submission
September 5, 2014    Paper Notification 
September 26, 2014   Camera-Ready Paper Submission

Chengcui Zhang Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Website: www.cis.uab.edu/zhang

-IEEE TCMC Secretary and Newsletter Editor-

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