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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups
the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific

============== MMEDIA 2009 | Call for Papers ===============


MMEDIA 2009, The First International Conference on Advances in Multimedia

July 20-25, 2009 - Colmar, France

General page:

Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: February 20, 2009

Technically Co-sponsored by IEEE France Section

Sponsored by IARIA,

Submissions will be peer-reviewed, published by IEEE CPS, posted in IEEE
Digital Library, and indexed with the major indexes.

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress special submission with
on progress and challenging ideas.

MMEDIA 2009 Special Areas (details in the CfP on site):

>> Fundamentals in multimedia //

    Multimedia systems, architecture, and applications; New multimedia
platforms; Multimedia architectural specification languages;
Theoretical aspects and algorithms for multimedia; Multimedia content
delivery networks; Network support for multimedia data; Multimedia
data storage; Multimedia meta-modeling techniques and operating
systems; Multimedia signal coding and processing (audio, video,
image); Multimedia applications (telepresence, triple-play,
quadruple-play, …); Multimedia tools (authoring, analyzing, editing,
browsing, …); Computational multimedia intelligence (fuzzy logic,
neural networks, genetic algorithms, …); Intelligent agents for
multimedia content creation, distribution, and analysis; Multimedia
networking; Wired and wireless multimedia systems; Distributed
multimedia systems; Multisensor data integration and fusion;
Multimedia and P2P; Multimedia standards

>> Multimedia content and modeling //

    Interfaces for multimedia creation; Multimedia streaming and services;
Image modeling and editing; Audio modeling and transformation; Video
modeling and transformation; Image recognition; Multimedia databases;
Multimedia coding and encryption; Multimedia modeling for learning
content; Multimedia description languages; Image clustering; Media
fusion for communication and presentation

>> Multimedia content-based retrieval and analysis //

    Multimodal data analysis; Multimedia databases; Semi-automatic and
automatic methods for multimedia annotation; Image/video/audio
databases; Content-based image retrieval; Semantics-based search and
integration of multimedia and digital content; Multimedia data
modeling, indexing, and mining; Statistical modeling of multimedia
data; Multimedia extraction and annotation; Content
search/browsing/retrieval; Internet imaging and multimedia; Multimodal
content analysis; Multimedia abstraction and summarization; Semantic
analysis of multimedia data; Media assimilation and fusion

>> Perception and cognition for multimedia users //

    Quality of experience; Relevance feedback; Human-computer interaction;
Multimodal interaction; Multimodal user interfaces; Mobile
user-centered interfaces; Peer-to-peer multimedia systems and
streaming; Pervasive and interactive multimedia systems (digital TV,
mobile systems, gaming,…); Multimedia in personal, sensor and ad-hoc
networks; Visualization and virtual reality; Intelligent browsing and
visualization; Perception and cognition; Perception and modeling of
the environment; Multimedia collaboration; Social networking

>> Multimedia ontology //

    Multimedia semantics; Emergent semantics; Media ontology learning;
Ontology for media web mining; Multimedia ontologies; Multimedia
information management; Approaches using metadata standards;
Conceptual clustering; Modeling and recognition of visual objects and

>> Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia //

    Architectures, protocols, and algorithms for multimedia mobility;
Middleware and distributed computing support for mobile and ubiquitous
multimedia; Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia in intelligent
transportation systems; Enabling platforms for mobile multimedia;
Roaming and limited bandwidth; Intermittent connectivity; Streaming
mobile multimedia; Mobile multimedia software architectures; Mobile
multimedia applications and services; Communication and cooperation
via mobile multimedia; Business models for mobile multimedia;
Provisioning of mobile multimedia services; Context-aware mobile and
ubiquitous multimedia; Mobile computer graphics, games and
entertainment; Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia in ad hoc networks;
Personalization, privacy and security in mobile multimedia; Social and
regulatory aspects of mobile multimedia; Multimedia in the Extended
Home; Ubiquitous/Seamless content sharing

>> Multimedia services //

    Reliability, availability, serviceability of multimedia services;
Multimedia content distribution services; Real-time multimedia
services; Audio-visual multimedia services; Multimedia signal
processing and communications; Media representation and algorithms;
Audio, image, video processing, coding and compression; Multimedia
database, content delivery and transport; Multimedia service
protocols; Mobility of multimedia services; Internet telephony and
hypermedia technologies and systems; Media enabled eCommerce service;
Case studies, field trials and evaluation of new multimedia services

>> Multimedia applications //

    Real-time interactive multimedia applications Adaptive and
context-aware multimedia applications; Ambiance multimedia
applications; Media applications on mobile devices; Multi-modal
interaction; Virtual environments; Personalization; Collaboration,
contextual metadata, collaborative tagging; Web applications;
Multimedia authoring; Multimedia-enabled new applications (eLearning,
entertainment,…..); Cooperative networks and applications; Mobile
multimedia applications & services; Semantic metadata for mobile
applications; Semantics enabled multimedia applications; Semantics
enabled networks and middleware for multimedia applications; Wireless
ad-hoc and sensor networks/RFID applications Industrial use-cases and

>> Multimedia security and content protection //

    Multimedia security (watermark, encryption,… ); Mobile multimedia
systems and services; Security, privacy, and cryptographic protocols;
Network security issues and protocols; Key management and
authentication; Authentication and access control; Intrusion detection
and prevention; Content protection and digital rights management;
Trusted computing; Information hiding; Protection of user-generated

>> Multimedia control and management //

    Wireless and mobile multimedia network management; Multimedia
measurement, control, and management; Content management and delivery;
IP multimedia system operations and management; Managing the quality
of experience and quality of service; Measuring the quality of
performance in multimedia systems; Mobile multimedia network traffic
engineering and optimization; Monitoring and managing mobile
multimedia; Resource reservation for multimedia services; Multicast
and broadcast multimedia service management; Management of service
oriented architectures; Pricing, accounting and billing for multimedia

MMEDIA Advisory Chairs
Petre Dini, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA // Concordia University, Canada
Chung-Sheng Li, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Francis Rousseaux, IRCAM, France

MMEDIA 2009 General Chair
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

MMEDIA 2009 Industry Research Chairs
Petros Belimpasakis, Nokia Research Center, Finland
Alexander C. Loui, Kodak Research Labs / Eastman Kodak Company-Rochester, USA

MMEDIA 2009 Technical Program Committee Chairs:
Noël Crespi, Institut TELECOM SudParis-Evry, France
Mislav Grgic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Justin Zhan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yu Zheng, Microsoft Research Asia - Beijing, China

MMEDIA 2009 Organizing Committee
Abdelhafid Abouaissa, University of Haute Alsace, France
Herve Boeglen, University of Haute Alsace, France
Marc Gilg, University of Haute Alsace, France
Benoit Hilt, University of Haute Alsace, France
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

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