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Enrico Rukzio <[log in to unmask]>
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MUM 2010 Call for Papers (

9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
(December 1-3 2010, Limassol, Cyprus)

MUM 2010 is a renowned annual international conference, which provides a forum for presenting the latest research results on mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. The single-track conference is very competitive (acceptance rate of 25% in 2009) and brings together experts from both academia and industry for a fruitful exchange of ideas and discussion on future challenges.

The 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2010) will be held in Limassol, Cyprus, 1st - 3rd December, 2010. It is organized by Cyprus University of Technology and Frederick University, Cyprus.

In addition to the peer-reviewed accepted papers, the Conference Program will include keynote presentations and tutorials, posters, a research and industry demo session, 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 guests.

Accepted papers will be published in the MUM 2010 Conference Proceedings. Accepted demos and posters will also be included in the proceedings. Previous MUM Conferences have been held in cooperation with ACM SIGMOBILE, with papers published in the ACM Digital Library (approval for MUM 2010 is expected soon). 

Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award will be presented for outstanding contributions. 

Conference Topics:
Original submissions are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics on mobile and ubiquitous multimedia:
- Architectures, protocols, and algorithms to cope with mobility, roaming, limited bandwidth, or intermittent connectivity
- Middleware and distributed computing support for mobile and ubiquitous multimedia
- Streaming mobile multimedia
- Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia in ad hoc networks
- Location- and context-aware mobile services 
- Novel mobile and ubiquitous multimedia applications and systems
- Intelligent, aware, proactive, and attentive services and environments, perception and modeling of the environment
- Mobile user interfaces, interaction techniques and design, user studies
- Mobile computer graphics, games and entertainment
- Rich media applications on mobile devices
- Case studies, field trials and evaluations of new applications and services
- Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia in intelligent transport systems
- Social network applications over mobile multimedia platforms
- Societal and privacy aspects of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia
- Designing for large user populations and device-independent media access 
- Mobile media management
- User authentication, identity and profile management

Important Dates:
- Full and short paper submission: September 1, 2010
- Tutorial proposal submission: September 1, 2010
- Poster and demo submission: September 30, 2010
- Notification of acceptance: October 1, 2010
- Camera-ready copy due: October 15, 2010

All deadlines are midnight Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Submission Guidelines:
- Full paper submissions should not exceed 10 pages in the ACM publishing format. Submissions should describe original and unpublished work. 
- Short papers are an opportunity to publish late breaking results, system implementations and practical approaches that would be beneficial to the community of researchers and practitioners and have not been published elsewhere. MUM Short papers are rigorously reviewed as shorter and focused submissions that enable the authors to disseminate technical insights. Short papers should not exceed 4 pages in the ACM format.
- Tutorial proposal: We invite proposals for a half-day tutorial related to the topics of the conference. 
- Posters provide authors with an opportunity to present their new work or work in progress to conference attendees during an interactive poster session. A poster submission should be in the form of a two-page paper in ACM abstract format, describing the research problem, contribution, and value to MUM community. For the presentation at the conference, the authors should prepare an A1 size poster. A preview of the poster should be submitted with the final version of the poster abstract. Accepted poster abstracts will be published together with demonstration abstracts in the MUM Conference Proceedings, and distributed to conference attendees. 
- Through peer-reviewed demonstrations, the authors can show early implementations of novel and important concepts, applications, and services for mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. They can also showcase technology toolkits, research tools, and commercial products not previously described in the research or technical literature. We particularly encourage demos with which attendees can interact. A demo submission consists of an extended abstract in ACM abstract format (that should be no longer than two pages. Accepted demonstration abstract will be published in the MUM Conference proceedings. 


Conference Co-Chairs:
- Marios Angelides, Brunel University, UK
- Lambros Lambrinos, Cyprus University of Technology

Program Co-Chairs:
- Michael Rohs, Deutsche Telecom Labs, TU Berlin, Germany
- Enrico Rukzio, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany / Lancaster University, UK

Steering Committee Chair:
- Prof. Timo Ojala, University of Oulu, Finland

Organizing Co-Chairs:
- Chrysostomos Chrysostomou, Frederick University Cyprus

Demo & Poster Chair:
- Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Frederick University Cyprus

Tutorial Chair:
- Panayiotis Zaphiris, Cyprus University of Technology
Publicity Chair:
- Tasos Sofokleous, Frederick University Cyprus

International Program Committee
- Aaron Quigley (HIT Lab AU, Australia)
- Adrian Friday (Lancaster University, UK)
- Alastair Beresford (University of Cambridge, UK)
- Anne Kaikkonen (Nokia, Finland)
- Antonio Krüger (DFKI, Germany)
- Antti Salovaara (HIIT, Finland)
- Eva Hornecker (University of Strathclyde, UK)
- Fabio Paterno (University of Pisa, Italy)
- Florian Michahelles (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
- George Roussos (Birkbeck College London, UK)
- Jani Mäntyjärvi (VTT, Finland)
- Joerg Ott (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
- Johannes Schöning (DFKI, Germany)
- Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge,  UK)
- Jonna Häkkilä (Nokia Research Center Tampere, Finland)
- Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)
- Kari Kuutti (University of Oulu, Finland)
- Kristof Van Laerhoven (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
- Marc Langheinrich (University of Lugano, Switzerland)
- Mark Billinghurst (HIT Lab, New Zealand)
- Mirco Musolesi (University of St. Andrews, UK)
- Paul Holleis (Docomo Euro Labs, Germany
- Raimund Dachselt (University of Magdeburg, Germany)
- Roderick Murray-Smith (University of Glasgow, UK)
- Timo Ojala (University of Oulu, Finland)
- Yu Zheng (Microsoft Research, China)

Further information can be found on the conference Web site: For specific questions regarding the conference organization and paper submissions please contact the organizing co-chairs.

Best regards
Prof. Dr. Enrico Rukzio

Mobile Human Computer Interaction
Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

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