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                                  *Call for Papers*
                        The 1st ACM International Conference on
                      *Internet Multimedia Computing and Service*
                                Kunming, Yunnan, China
                                 November 23-25, 2009
                     http://www.nlpr.ia.ac.cn/icimcs2009/index.htm
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*Scope*

The First (ACM) International Conference on Internet Multimedia
Computing and Service
(ICIMCS’2009) will focus on a wide variety of key issues and investigate
new approaches
to tackle problems arising from the fast-growing multimedia data on
internet and users’
diverse requirement for multimedia service.

The ICIMCS'2009 is a forum for researchers from the academia and the
industry,
professionals, standard developers to exchange information on the
state-of-the-art of
internet multimedia information processing technologies and
applications, as well as
to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of
multimedia information
computing from internet.

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*Topics*

The conference invites original technical papers that were not
previously published and
are not currently under review for publication elsewhere. Topics
include, but are not
limited to:

o Basic techniques for image, video and audio processing
o Learning techniques for large scale multimedia annotation and
classification
o Image/Video indexing, query and re-ranking
o Performance evaluation for large scale multimedia processing
o Cross media computing by integrating visual, aural and textual information
o Human factor issues for internet multimedia computing
o Adaptive multimedia accessing and browsing for mobile equipment
o Digital right management and data protection for multimedia
o Novel multimedia data management systems and applications

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*Important Dates*

o Submission of Papers:                         July 15, 2009
o Notification of Paper Acceptance:           August 15, 2009
o Submission of Camera-Ready Papers:       September 15, 2009
o Early Bird Registration:                 September 15, 2009

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*Paper Submission*

All submissions must be in English. The whole paper should be written in
9 points,
NOT exceeding 4 pages. Papers must be submitted as PDF or Word files.
Papers violating
the formatting rules, or exceeding the format length will be rejected
without review.
All the submissions should be prepared in double-column ACM proceedings
style.
All papers should be submitted via the submission website:
https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/ICIMCS2009

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*Organizers*

o General Co-Chairs
    - Shipeng Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China
    - Hanqing Lu, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
China
    - Dan Xu , Yunnan University, China

o Program Co-Chairs
    - Albert Del Bimbo, University of Firenze
    - Qi Tian, Microsoft Research Asia, China
    - Changsheng Xu, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of
Sciences, China

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