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Note that the submission deadline has been extended to January 30, 2010.
Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups
the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific

============== ICDT 2010 | Call for Papers ===============


ICDT 2010: The Fifth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
June 13-19, 2010 - Athens, Greece

General page:
Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: January 30, 2010

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:
Publisher: CPS ( see: )
Archived: IEEE CSDL (Computer Science Digital Library) and IEEE Xplore
Submitted for indexing: Elsevier's EI Compendex Database, EI's Engineering
Information Index
Other indexes are being considered: INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters
Conference Proceedings Citation Index
Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running
experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are
invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review
in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to,
topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms
of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business
presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

ICDT 2010 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

SIGNAL: Signal processing in telecommunications

Signal processing theory and practice; Image and multidimensional signal
processing; Signal filter design and structures; Multirate filtering,
filter banks, and adaptive filters; Fast signal processing algorithms;
Nonlinear signals and systems; Nonuniform transformation; 2D nonuniform
DFT; Fast algorithm of NDFT; Advanced image/video coding; Advanced
prediction techniques; Signal detection and reconstruction; Spectral
estimation and time-frequency analysis; Higher order spectrum analysis;
Parameter estimation; Array signal processing; Statistical signal
analysis; Signal and system modeling; Cyclostationary signal analysis;
Active noise control, active noise reduction and echo cancellation;
Psychoacoustics and room acoustics; Signal processing for music; Binaural
systems and multidimensional signal systems; Geophysical and seismic
signal processing; Nonlinear interpolation/resampling; Extensions to
wavelet based coding (x-lets); Low complexity image/video compression;
Multiple resolution signal processing; New approach to digital signal
processing; Compression of random data; Recompression of compressed data;
2D projection of 3D data; Stereo data matching; Emerging applications
requiring new compression tools; Unified compression and recognition;
H.264 and latest video coding standards; Latest audio coding standards

DATA: Data processing

Data transmission and reception mechanisms and techniques; Enhanced tools
for video data integrity; Data mining, filtering, and reporting; Secure
data transmission; Transmission media and data encoding; Text reading
devices (super-pen, pen-elite, reading-pen); Scanned and generated lossy
(progressive) multi-page text; (Visually) lossless mechanisms; Pricing
data transmission; Differential data transmission systems; Data
transmission equipments and transmission rates; Delay-constrained data
transmission; Undersea and satellite data transmission techniques;
Performance evaluation of data transmission; Multicast data transmission;
High speed data transmission; Data transmission control; Integrity and
privacy in data transmission; Data transmission standards

AUDIO: Audio transmission and reception systems

Audio transmission and reception systems and devices; Digital audio
transmission signal processing; Audio transmission over Internet; Audio
Multiplexing Transmission Systems; Stereo audio transmission signal;
Digital infrared audio transmission; Multi-stream and multi-path audio
transmission; Wireless-compressed digital audio transmission; Perceptual
coding for audio transmission and storage; Laser audio transmission;
Synchronizing video and audio transmission; Wide-band audio transmission;
Index-frame audio transmission; Digital audio transmission rights; Noise
in wireless audio transmission; Audio tools and products; Standards

VOICE: Voice over packet networks

Planning and implementing voice networks and systems; Voice transmission
systems; Voice transmission performance; Quality real-time voice
transmission; Metrics for quality of voice transmission; Stereophonic
voice transmission systems; Header Compression for VoIP over WLAN; Voice
over IP solution for mobile radio interoperability; VoIP over cable TV
networks; VoIP over Wi-Max

VIDEO: Video, conferencing, telephony

Digital video; Video coding formats (ITU-T, SMPTE 421M, AVS-China); Video
coders and decoders; Profiles, latency, intermediate formats; Video
surveillance and privacy; Video feature requirements; Network video
recorders; Graceful degradation of archive video; Video data integrity
(error detection, tamper resistance); Alarm events for voice content
(motion detection, object tracking, face recognitions); Coding efficiency
and distributed video coding; Compression and scrambling; Enhanced tools
for video data integrity; Multiple reference pictures; Intra-layer and
inter-layer prediction; Fading prediction and loop filter; Video with
compression errors; Viewing distance and perceptual quality; Video quality
models; Omnidirectional video; 3D video; Video standardization encoding;
Texture synthesizer

IMAGE: Image producing, sending, and mining

Model-based progressive image transmission; Wireless image transmission;
Computer generated images; Image security, scrambling, and regions of
interest; Timing requirements for image transmission; Transmission of
still and moving images; Protocols for low bit rate; Error-prone image
transmission; Energy efficient image transmission; Multi-technology image
formation; Devices for image capturing and processing (cams, web-cams,
etc.); Scanning and sampling, quantization and halftoning, color
reproduction; Image representation and rendering, display and printing
systems; Image quality assessment; Image search and sorting, video
indexing and editing; Integration of images and video with other media;
Image authentication and watermarking; Image storage, retrieval and
multimedia; Image and video databases; Generic coding of moving pictures;
Media stream packetization; Modes for archival playback; Image-based
applications; Standard for image processing; Image analysis and
segmentation; Image filtering, restoration and enhancement; Image
representation and modeling; Pattern recognition

SPEECH: Speech producing and processing

Tooling, Architectures, Components and Standards; Voice modulation,
frequencies; Linguistics, Phonology and Phonetics; Discourse and Dialogue;
Speech analysis, synthesis, coding, and recognition; Speech enhancement
and noise reduction; Speech features, production, and perception; Speech
Coding and Transmission; Speech Signal Processing; Spoken Language
Generation and Synthesis; Speech QoS Enhancement; Speaker Characterization
and Recognition; Spoken Language; Resources and Annotation;
Spoken/Multi-modal Dialogue Technology and Systems; Spoken Language
Information Extraction/Retrieval; Speech Transmission Technology for the
Aged and Disabled; Audio-Visual Speech Processing; Biomedical Applications
of Speech Analysis; Spoken document retrieval; Speech Processing in a
Packet; Network Environment; Automatic Speech Recognition in the Context
of Mobile Communications; Human Factors in Speech and Communication
Systems; Automatic speech recognition and understanding technology; Speech
to text systems; Spoken dialog systems; Multilingual language processing;
New Applications of Spoken Language Technology and Systems

IPTV: IP/Mobile TV

IPTV applications and middleware; On-demand television; Interactive TV;
Broadcast TV data; Broadcast content formats; Stereo and 3D TV; TVoDSL;
Television archiving; IPTV broadcasting; IPTV-aware devices; IPTV
regulatory issues and copyrights; IPTV network infrastructure; IPTV
monitoring and management; I[P]TV usage fees; IPTV Personalization and QoS

MULTI: Multicast/Broadcast Triple-Quadruple-play

Scalable video/audio coding; Multiplexing video/audio/data; Multimedia
terminals; Multimedia systems and protocols; PSTN modems and interfaces;
Facsimile terminals; Direct broadcast satellite; Terrestrial broadcast
television; Cable modems; Universal media access; Format compatibility;
Media support platforms; VoIP Quality for Triple Play; Testing triple-play
services; Triple-play data encryption; Triple-play services

CONTENT: Production, distribution

Content injection, cashing, storage, and distribution; Producing and
transmitting streaming content; Content localization services; Content and
customers profiles; Documenting and content authoring; Authorizing
topic-based content; Content customization and metadata; On-demand
content; Content retrieval from archives (alarm-based, time stamp-based);
Content management solutions and systems; Unstructured content
environment; Multi-channel content delivery/publishing strategies;
Content reuse

HXSIP: H-series towards SIP

SIP and H-xxx architectures and logical components; Instant messages and
presence; Management of QoS in SIP and H-xxx environments; Basic SIP
building blocks; Security and firewalls with SIP and H-xxx series; Service
creation and telephony services with SIP and H-xxx; Multimedia
conferencing with SIP and H-xxx; SIP application scenarios; SIP
(auto)configuration; SIP and H-xxx beyond VoIP; Leveraging SIP for Global
Enterprise Roaming; SIP, H-xxx and 3GPP; Emergency Calling in SIP and
H-xxx; Advanced SIP and H-xxx applications and services; SIP and H-xxx on
Cable Networks; SIP and H-xxx devices; SIP and h-xxx deployment
experience; End-to-end SIP and H-xxx communications; SIP/H.323
Interworking Function for real time communications

MULTE: Multimedia Telecommunications

Frameworks, architectures, systems for delivering voices, audio, and data;
Methodologies, technologies, procedures and mechanisms; IMT-2000 concepts;
IMS concepts (IP Multimedia Systems); Bluetooth and WLAN coexistence on
handsets; Packet-based multimedia communication systems; Converging
technology for voice and data networks; Accessibility features for
unpaired users; Confidentiality for audiovisual services; Multimedia
transmission performance; Multiplexing and synchronization; Directory
services for multimedia; Computation complexity and costs (multiple
simultaneous decoders); Coding efficiency (embedded, bit-plane,
arithmetic); Compatibility between Analog/DVD and networks; IP4/IP6
transition and NAT; QoS/SLA, perceptual QoS, and formal visual tests;
Temporal and spatial scalability; Pre-processing and predictive coding;
Coding with regions-of-interest; Secure transcoding; Computation power and
resolution; Transform and quantization; Entropy coding; Lossless and lossy
compression; Transmission in noisy environments; Voice/video/data in 4G;
Specialized medical applications; Medical imaging and communications
networks; MPEG for endoscopy, microscopy, radiology, surgery; Medical
archiving systems; Digital devices for image capturing (microscope,
stethoscope); Digital equipments and digital cinema; Digital signature

MOBILE: Mobile technologies

beyond; Seamless handover engineering; Cognitive radio; Mobile video
surveillance; Pervasive/ubiquitous/mobile systems; Security and privacy
issues for mobile and wireless systems; Mobile ad hoc networks

MEDMAN: Control and management of multimedia telecommunication

Video codec-aware of packets; Monitoring via guard on patrol, central
station, forensic analysis; Managing single domestic licensing and granted
patent pool for compressions; End-to-end quality monitoring/management;
Perceived/offered quality: video-only, audio-only, audio-video; In-service
monitoring of voice/video/data services; Real-time distributed imagery
management systems; Performance in voice/video/data systems; Distributed
multimedia service management; Mobile multimedia network management;
Multi-point, multicast services management; Deployment of multimedia
services; Network management models and architectures; Billing and
security for multimedia services; Network measurement/monitoring for
multimedia services

SARP: Software architecture research and practice

Distributed software architecture; Architectural styles and patterns;
Architecture refinement and transformation; Software architecture and
pervasive systems; Software architecture analysis & testing; Architectural
description languages (ADLs); Component-based software architecture;
Dynamic software architecture; Self-repairing software architecture;
Adaptive software architecture; Aspect-oriented software architecture;
Service-oriented architecture [SOA]; Domain specific software architecture
[DSSA]; Tools/Environments for software architects; Product-line software
architecture; Industrial case studies and reports

STREAM: Data stream processing

Fundamentals on data stream processing; Data stream processing and event
stream processing; Continuous query languages; Time management in data
stream systems; Aggregated queries support; Query processing with
multiple, continuous, rapid, time-varying data streams; Processing
frequent itemset discovery queries; Real-time stream data processing;
Network-aware operator placement for stream-processing systems;
Integrating database queries and Web searches; Scalable Distributed Stream
Processing; Optimization of data stream processing; Performance and
overhead in data stream processing; QoS adaptation in data stream systems;
Adaptive query processing in data stream; Interactive distributed data
stream processing and mining; Data stream management systems; Control
theory on stream processing; Processing high-speed data streams; Stream
processing in production-to-business software; Multi-site cooperative data
stream analysis; Grid-based data stream processing; Hyperdatabases for P2P
data stream processing; Sensor data stream processing in health
monitoring; Processing and sharing data streams in Grid-based P2P

TRACK: Tracking computing technologies

Airport security communications technologies; Hazards detection- automatic
real-time material/object recognition; Intelligent IP-based sensor
networking for homeland security; Real-time intelligence data validation
and verification mechanisms; Efficient data integration and mining
techniques for NATO countries; Secure distributed storage and data
pinning; SATCOM for HLS; Critical aerospace communications systems; HLS
for air, land and sea operational environments; Airborne real-time spatial
tracking techniques; Bio-authentication sensors and tools; Cyber and
physical security of key infrastructure and operations; Protection of
Real-time resilient communications network infrastructures; International
standards for data schema and data sharing between USA and other
countries; Emergency response tools; Prediction of Intent; Standards for
Passenger Data Integration; Sharing Addressing and Service Discovery in
Auto-configuring MANETs; Exploiting localization and network information
(GPS, INS, GIS, terrain features, ToA, AoA, SNR, QoS) for improved ad-hoc
networking in complex terrain; Advanced indoor and outdoor location-based
applications: real-time tracking, multimedia, bidirectional, proactive
applications; Location based services based on integrated cellular, ad
hoc, RFID, and sensor networks; New positioning techniques in support of
location based servcies (indoor, cellular, satellite, hybrid); Geographic
Information Systems for supporting location based services; Quality of
location data Integration of Hierarchical Location-Based Routing (HLBR)
with Delay- and Disruption-Tolerant Neworks (DTNs); Narrow-band control
channels for HLBR; Location-aware (GPS-aware) Internet Browsers for
Location-based services


ICDT Steering Committee
Claude Chaudet, ENST, France
Adrian Conway, Verizon Laboratories, USA
Constantin Paleologu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Tomohiko Taniguchi, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Japan

ICDT Advisory Chairs
Vasile Bota, Technical University Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Alex Galis, University College London, UK
Michael Grottke, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Weilian Su, Naval Postgraduate School - Monterey, USA

ICDT Industry Liaison Chairs
Bilal Al Momani, Cisco Systems, Ireland
Jyrki Penttinen, Nokia Siemens Networks, Spain / Helsinki University of
Technology, Finland
Reda Reda, ICT-MC, Austria
Cebražl Taskin, Turk Telekom, Turkey

ICDT 2010 Publicity Chair
Javier Del Ser Lorente, TECNALIA-TELECOM, Spain

Committee members:

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