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Michael Vernick <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 23 May 2000 12:12:10 -0400
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This is just a reminder that the deadline for the submission of short
papers/posters, technical demonstrations, and doctoral symposium
proposals for Multimedia 2000 is June 19.

The eighth ACM Multimedia Conference will be held in Los Angeles,
California, USA, from October 30 to November 3, 2000.  The conference
provides an international forum for researchers, developers,
educators, performers and practitioners of multimedia to present and
explore technological and artistic advances and innovations in the

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There will be an opportunity for researchers to present new work and
ideas that are not yet ready for the full presentation.  Short papers
will be presented in poster format, and will be included in both the
hardcopy and electronic proceedings.

Please submit your work electronically and described in 2 to 4 pages -
either as a URL (you must have the rights to all the material there,
and guarantee stability of the files until the conference), or as a
postscript file, formatted for US letter paper (8.5 by 11 inches) to:

Forouzan Golshani, Arizona State University
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Demonstrations will include leading edge work and work in progress in
every area of multimedia technology and its application. Submissions
are encouraged in areas including multimedia databases, content
analysis, media processing, compression, multimedia storage,
networking, and multimedia hypermedia authoring, interfaces and
innovative applications. Submissions will be peer-reviewed to ensure
quality. Submitters are encouraged to provide videotapes where
applicable to show the proposed demonstrations. Demonstrators will be
provided with space, power and networking, but the conference is
unable to provide computing equipment.

An award will be given for the best technical demo, as judged by an
evaluation panel.

Please submit your demonstration proposal by email to the technical
demonstrations chair:

Gérard Medioni, University of Southern California
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Doctoral students in computer science or related areas are invited to
participate in a symposium to present their research and receive
feedback from members of the multimedia research community. The
symposium is designed to give students constructive feedback on their
research in progress and expose the multimedia research community to
up and coming researchers and their ideas. Abstracts describing the
research of each participating student will be published as part of
the conference proceedings. In addition, each student will be given
the opportunity to include a poster within the conference poster
session during the technical program. The symposium is scheduled on
the day preceding the technical program, and students will also
receive complimentary registration and admission to the workshops and
tutorials also scheduled to precede the technical program.

Interested students should submit a 2-3 page abstract describing their
research to the symposium chair. The abstract should include:

Student's name.
Student's university.
Advisor's name.

Please submit your proposal by email to the doctoral symposium chair:

Ketan Mayer-Patel, University of North Carolina
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ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED no later than June 19, 2000.
Authors will be notified regarding acceptance on or around July 10th.

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