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                 Call for Contributions
      ***  The 2006 ACM Multimedia Conference  *****

            Fess Parker's Double-Tree Resort
              Santa Barbara, California

                October 22-28, 2006


Important Dates:

Apr. 10, 2006 - Research Paper Abstract Submission Deadline  (Absolutely
Firm Deadline)
Apr. 17, 2006 - Research Paper/Panel/Tutorial/Workshop Submission
Deadline at 11 PM PDT (Absolutely Firm Deadline)
May. 12, 2006 - Interactive Art Program Long Paper/Exhibition Submission
Deadline at 11 PM PDT

Jun. 01, 2006 - Short Paper/Interactive Art Program Short Paper/Open
Source/Doctor Program/Demo Proposal Submission Deadline at 11 PM PDT

Jul. 01, 2006 - Notification of acceptance
Aug. 01, 2006 - Camera-ready papers
Aug. 12, 2006 - Advanced Registration Deadline 


General Information

Multimedia 2006 invites your participation in the premier annual
multimedia conference, covering all aspects of multimedia computing:
from underlying technologies to applications, theory to practice, and
servers to networks to devices.

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

          (a) Multimedia content analysis, processing, and retrieval;
          (b) Multimedia networking and systems support;
          (c) Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications; and
          (d) Foundational sciences of multimedia.

Awards will be given to the best paper and the best student paper. In
order to encourage sharing of implementations, this year will also
initiate awards for best demo, best art program paper, and the
best-contributed open-source software.

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

New Foundational/Application track is a special sessions track
containing papers, which establish foundational sciences and extend the
boundaries of multimedia research.

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

Interactive Art Program will include long and short papers describing
interactive multimedia art works, tools, applications, and technical
approaches for creative uses of multimedia content and technology. It
will also include an art exhibition.

Video Demonstrations allow researchers and artists to demonstrate their
tool, system or application without having to bring the equipment for a
"live" demo.

Workshops on topics of great current interest to members of the
multimedia research community will precede the technical program.

The Doctoral Symposium is a venue for doctoral students to present their
research and receive feedback from members of the multimedia research

The Open-source Software Competition is a recent addition to the ACM
Multimedia program and 2006 will be our third year in running the

Questions: Please feel free to email one of the General Co-chairs.

Klara Nahrstedt - mailto:[log in to unmask]
Matthew Turk    - mailto:[log in to unmask]

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