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      ACM Multimedia 2003
      The 11th Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia

      November 2-8, 2003
      Berkeley, CA, USA

*NOTE* - If you would like to subscribe directly to the Multimedia
conference mailing list, send a message to mailto:[log in to unmask]
with 'SUBSCRIBE' in the subject line.

Multimedia 2003 cordially invites your participation in the premier
annual multimedia event by submitting your work in all aspects of
multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications,
from theory to practice, and from servers to networks to end-user devices.

Multimedia 2003 will be held November 2-8, 2003, at the Berkeley Marina
Radisson in Berkeley, California, USA.

Present your work at Multimedia 2003 and define the future of multimedia!


The technical program will consist of plenary sessions and talks with
topics of interest in three main tracks:

 - Multimedia analysis, processing, and retrieval:
   including multimedia content description and indexing, multimedia
   semantics modeling, audio/video/multi-modal processing, multimedia
   digital rights management, content-based retrieval, MPEG-7/-21 standards.

 - Multimedia networking and system support:
   including peer-to-peer streaming, audio/video streaming, multimedia
   content distribution, wireless multimedia, energy-aware streaming,
   Internet protocols, multimedia servers, operating systems,
   middleware and QoS.

-  Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications: including hypermedia
   systems, user interfaces, authoring, multi-modal interaction and
   integration, multimedia in education, entertainment, and
   virtual environments.

We specifically solicit submissions in new and emerging areas in the field.

AWARDS will be given to the best paper and the best student paper.

PANELS will consist of discussions on timely and controversial topics.

SHORT PAPERS will be presented in poster format and are an opportunity
for researchers to present new work and ideas in an interactive setting.

STATE-OF-THE-ART TUTORIALS by leading experts will precede the
technical program. The full- and half-day offerings will span a wide
variety of topics and will range from introductory to advanced material.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATIONS will include leading edge work in every area
of multimedia technology and its application. An award will be given
to the best technical demo.

DAY-LONG WORKSHOPS on topics of great current interest to members of
the multimedia research community will follow the technical program.

THE DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM is a venue for doctoral students to present their
research and receive feedback from members of the multimedia field.

Detailed submission instructions will be available on the web site.

All technical paper submissions will be handled electronically.
Authors should prepare a Portable Document Format (PDF) or PostScript
(version 2 or later) of their paper. The paper submission deadline
for all papers is April 7, 2003.

Please direct questions about paper submission to the Program Co-Chairs
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Proposals for panels, tutorials, technical demos, workshops, and
doctoral symposium are solicited.

Please contact the appropriate conference organizer (listed below)
for more specific information on these types of submissions.

April 7,  2003  Panel, paper, tutorial, and workshop submissions due
June 23,  2003  Demo, poster, doctoral symposium submissions due
July 1,   2003  Notification of acceptance for full papers
August 4, 2003  Camera-ready papers due

General Co-Chairs   Lawrence Rowe, Univ of California, Berkeley
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                    Harrick Vin, Univ of Texas, Austin
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Program Co-Chairs   John R. Smith, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
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                    Prashant Shenoy, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst
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                    Thomas Plagemann, Univ of Oslo, Norway
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                    Technical Papers mailbox: [log in to unmask]

Tutorials Co-Chairs Ketan Mayer-Patel, Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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                    Savitha Srinivasan, IBM Almaden Research Center
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Video Program Chair Lynn Wilcox, FX Palo Alto Lab
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Workshop Chair      Forouzan Golshani, Arizona State University
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Technical Demos     Yong Rui, Microsoft
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Doctoral Symposium  Brian Bailey, Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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Panels Chair        Phillip Conrad, Temple University
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Poster Chair        Gopal Pingali, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
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Publicity Chair     Michael Vernick, Lucent Bell Labs
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ACM Multimedia 2003 is sponsored by SIGMM,



MM'01 Technical Program DVD

You can purchase a DVD that contains the technical program
presentations given at ACM Multimedia 2001 in Ottawa. The DVD includes
47 presentations.

Each presentation contains audio/video of the presenter and in many
cases a synchronized copy of the presentation material (slides) used
during the presentation. Each presentation also contains a link to the
paper published in the proceedings.

          ACM Member $39.95               Non-member $49.95

You can order the DVD or other material through the ACM eStore at:

You can also purchase copies of Conference Proceedings from preceding
years (93-02) and Notes from the Workshops held in conjunction with
MM'02 and MM'01.