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Jonna Häkkilä <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 15:31:48 +0200
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MUM 2009 - The 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia 
22 - 25 November, 2009, Cambridge, United Kingdom


MUM 2009 ( is organized by Microsoft Research, Nokia Research, and University of Cambridge.
DEADLINE for full and short papers and tutorials is AUGUST 31, 2009. Paper submissions are accepted in electronic form through the online conference site: 

Deadline for Posters and Demos, Doctoral Consortium, and Student volunteers is September 30, 2009. The poster and demo descriptions should also be submitted through the online conference site. 

Registration will open SEPTMEBER 25, 2009. Early bird registration ends OCTOBER 8, 2009.
Previous MUM Conferences have been held in cooperation with ACM SIGMOBILE with papers published in the ACM Digital Library (pending approval for MUM 2009). 



We welcome papers submission related to but not limited to the following topics: 

- USER RESEARCH AND METHODS for user-centred design of new concepts, applications, and services in mobile and ubiquitous multimedia, ranging from ethnographic research and case studies to field trials and usability evaluations. 

- ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES for novel mobile and ubiquitous multimedia applications, including protocols, algorithms, architectures, and middleware for mobile roaming, bandwidth and connectivity management, media streaming, storage, and integration, user authentication, identity and profile management, social interaction, distributed computing, and other aspects of ubiquitous media access that are essential for emerging applications. 

- INNOVATIVE DESIGNS AND IMPLEMENTATIONS of user interfaces, applications, and systems that address challenging issues in mobile interaction and ubiquitous media access across devices with different form factors, seamless transition between computing platforms, context aware UI and content presentation, management of large user populations and complex service interactions.
- APPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES from social network analysis, machine learning, information retrieval, computer graphics, computer vision, speech processing, user interfaces and interaction design to mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. 
The Conference Program will include tutorials, posters, research and industry demo session, doctoral consortium, keynote presentations from academia and industry, and a discussion panel. The technical programme will be complemented by several social events to facilitate informal discussions and networking among the conference attendees and invited guest. 



Conference Chairs
Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
Jonna Häkkilä, Nokia Research Center Tampere, Finland
Jon Crowcroft, University of Cambridge, UK

Program Chairs
Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge, UK
Eamonn O'Neill, University of Bath, UK

Demo & Poster Chairs
Sean Gustafson, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Antti Virolainen, Nokia Research Center, Finland

Doctoral Consortium Chair
Joerg Ott, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

For Program Committee and further information, please visit
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