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                     **** MMSys 2011 ****
                        Call For Papers
                  ACM Multimedia Systems 2011
                     February 23-25, 2011
                      San Jose, California

Important Dates:
* September 24, 2010: Submission Deadline
* November 9, 2010: Notification Date

* NEW: Special Session on Modern Media Transport
* See below for details.

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2nd ACM
Multimedia Systems (MMSys) Conference to be held Feb. 23-25, 2011 in
San Jose, California, USA.  The ACM Multimedia Systems conference
provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and scientists to present
and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems. While
research about specific aspects of multimedia systems is regularly
published in the various proceedings and transactions of the
networking, operating system, real-time system, and database
communities, MMSys aims to cut across these domains in the context of
multimedia data types. This provides a unique opportunity to view the
intersections and interplay of the various approaches and solutions
developed across these domains to deal with multimedia data
types. Furthermore, MMSys provides an avenue for communicating
research that addresses multimedia systems holistically.

*** Dataset Track ***

MMSys is introducing a new Dataset Track to the conference to
encourage and recognize dataset sharing among researchers from both
industry and academia. Submission to the dataset track will
need to include:

* A URL where the dataset is located.  

* A short paper (up to 6 pages) describing the format of the data
collected, the methodology used to collect the dataset, and basic
characterizing statistics from the dataset.

Authors of datasets accepted for publication will receive:
* Dataset hosting from MMSys for at least 5 years.
* Citable publication of the dataset description in the proceedings.
* Inclusion in a poster session at the conference.
* Discounted conference registration.

Datasets should be appropriately anonymized. 

Datasets will be evaluated by the committee on the basis of the
collection methodology and the value of the dataset as a resource
for the research community.

*** Full Paper Track ***

Full papers submitted can be up to 12 pages long. 

Authors of papers that rely upon or use an underlying dataset are
encouraged to also submit the dataset to the dataset track if

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Multimedia Systems
* Multimedia Networking
* Multimedia Operating Systems
* Multimedia Databases
* Large-Scale and Remote Display Architectures
* Real-Time Support For Multimedia
* Networked Games
* Virtual and Augmented Worlds
* Cyber-Physical Systems
* Peer-to-Peer Architectures for Streaming and Multicast
* Modeling of Multimedia Systems
* Multimedia Interfaces
* Multimedia Middleware and Toolkits
* Multimedia Programming Languages
* Cloud-based Multimedia Processing
* Multi-Core Support for Multimedia
* Mobile Multimedia Systems
* 3D and Multiview Streaming

*** Special Session: Modern Media Transport ***

The conference will include a special session on modern media
transport. More information about the special session can be found in
a separate call for papers located at 

Please note that the submission dates for the special session 
are different than the main conference.

                        Hosted By Cisco
This year the conference will be hosted by Cisco. The MMSys
organizing committee gratefully acknowledges this generous show of
support for this research community and welcomes the participation of
all industry researchers. 

Sponsored by ACM SIGMM
In Cooperation with ACM SIGCOMM

General Co-Chairs
   Ketan Mayer-Patel, Univ. of North Carolina, USA
   Ali C. Begen, Cisco, Canada

Technical Program Chair
   Mark Claypool, Worcster Polytechnic Institute, USA

Technical Program Committee

Luca Abeni, University of Trento, Italy
Kevin Almeroth, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Grenville Armitage, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Ali Begen, Cisco, Canada
Azer Bestavros, Boston University, USA
Dick Bulterman, CWI, Netherlands
Surendar Chandra, ACM, USA
Bruce Davie, Cisco, USA
George Dunlap, Citrix Systems, UK
Wu-Chang Feng, Portland State University, USA
Wu-Chi Feng, Portland State University, USA
Carsten Griwodz, University of Oslo, Norway
Paal Halvorsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Mohamed Hefeeda, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Tristan Henderson, University of St. Andrews, UK
Sugih Jamin, University of Michigan, USA
Charles "Buck" Krasic, University of British Columbia, Canada
Baochun Li, University of Toronto, Canada
Kang Li, University of Georgia, USA
Tom Little, Boston University, USA
Dwight Makaroff, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Andreas Mauthe, Lancaster University, UK
John Miller, Microsoft, UK
Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Wei Tsang Ooi, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Reza Rejaie, University of Oregon, USA
Christoph Rensing, University of Darmstadt, Germany
Larry Rowe, FXPAL, USA
Nabil Sarhan, Wayne State University, USA
Travis Schluessler, Intel, USA
Prashant Shenoy, University of Massachusetts, USA
Shervin Shirmohammadi, University of Ottawa, Canada
Michael Vernick, Avaya, USA
Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada
Huahui Wu, Google, USA
Roger Zimmerman, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Michael Zink, University of Massachusetts, USA