Call for Contributions

March 2011

Calls for Contributions

SIGMM Sponsored and Co-sponsored Events

ACM Multimedia

Full paper Deadline: April 11, 2011

Event location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Event date: November 28-December 1, 2011
Sponsored by ACM SIG Multimedia

ACM Multimedia 2010 is the worldwide premier multimedia conference and a key event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products. The Conference offers to scientists and practitioners in the area of Multimedia plenary scientific and technical sessions, tutorials, panels and discussion meetings on relevant and challenging questions for the next years horizon of multimedia.

ACM Multimedia (Demos, Open Source)

Full paper Deadline: August 6, 2011

Event location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Event date: November 28-December 1, 2011
Sponsored by ACM SIG Multimedia

The Multimedia Grand Challenge @ ACM MM 2011

Full paper Deadline: May 7, 2011

Event location: Firenze, Italy
Event date: October 25-29, 2011
Sponsored by ACM SIG Multimedia

Events held in cooperation with SIGMM

ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)

Full paper Deadline: April 10, 2011

Event location: Ghent, Belgium
Event date: Aug. 23-26, 2011
In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

Technological developments in imaging, processing, and networking have created an opportunity for multi-disciplinary approaches to applications based on vision. The extensive availability and use of cameras in various application domains calls for the study of new embedded and distributed processing systems and algorithms.

ACM Multimedia and Security Workshop (MM&Sec)

Full paper Deadline: May 23, 2011

Event location: Niagra Falls, NY, USA
Event date: September 29-30, 2011
In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

The workshop's continuing objective is to explore research in areas of multimedia data security such as data protection, media forensics, covert channels and security issues in biometrics, as well as related issues in public policy and multimedia infrastructure in real world application.

International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2010)

Full paper Deadline: July 15, 2011

Event location: Hue City, Vietnam
Event date: December 5-7, 2011
In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

The conference is meant for sharing original research results and practical development experiences from all mobile computing and multimedia related areas.

International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI)

Full paper Deadline: May 13, 2011

Event location: Alicante, Spain
Event date: November 14-18, 2011
In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

The conference is a forum for multidisciplinary research on multimodal human-human and human-computer interaction, interfaces, and system development. The conference focuses on theoretical and empirical foundations, component technologies, and combined multimodal processing techniques that define the field of multimodal interaction analysis, interface design, and system development.

2011 NetGames: International Workshop on Network and Systems Support for Games

Full paper Deadline: July 1 2011

Event location: Ottawa, Canada
Event date: October 6-7 2011

NetGames brings together researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to present the latest research results and challenges of today's networked games, and to understand their requirements and possibilities in order to enable the next generation of networked games. NetGames also provides industry keynote and panel discussions.

Other multimedia-related Events

IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2011)

Full paper Deadline: April 6, 2011

Event location: Dana Point, CA, USA
Event date: December 5-7, 2011

This symposium is an international forum for researchers to exchange information regarding advances in the state-of-the-art and practice of multimedia computing, as well as to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of multimedia computing.

IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2011)

Full paper Deadline: May 3, 2011

Event location: Palo Alto, CA, USA
Event date: September 18-21, 2011

The conference builds on the success of the past ICSC conferences as an international forum for researchers and practitioners to present research that advances the state of the art and practice of Semantic Computing, as well as identifying emerging research topics and defining the future of the field.

IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2011)

Full paper Deadline: April 15, 2011

Event location: Hangzhou, China
Event date: October 17-19, 2011

The focus theme for this workshop is client-cloud multimedia computing. The cloud computers, clients and the network connecting them jointly constitute a new distributed computing environment with large scale computation, data and storage, which offers great opportunities for multimedia signals. Of particular interest is the case where mobile devices serve as the input and output console. Besides the existing challenges in the common client-cloud environment, multimedia computing has additional challenges in joint client-cloud computing.

ACM International Conference on Health Informatics (IHI)

Full paper Deadline: May 23, 2011

Event location: Miama, FL, USA
Event date: November 9-11, 2011

The conference is the premier international forum concerned with the application of computer science principles, information science principles, information technology, and communication technology to address problems in healthcare, public health, everyday wellness as well as the related social and ethical issues.

ACM/IFIP/USENIX 11th International Middleware Conference (Middleware)

Full paper Deadline: May 23, 2011

Event location: Lisboa, Portugal
Event date: Decemver 12-16, 2011

The Middleware conference is a forum for the discussion of innovations and recent advances in the design, implementation, deployment, and usage of middleware systems. Middleware is the software that resides between applications and the underlying architecture. The goal of middleware is to facilitate the development of applications by providing higher-level abstractions for better programmability, performance, scalability, security, and a variety of essential features. It is a rapidly evolving and growing field.

MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark Evaluation

Full paper Deadline: Register by May, 2011

Event location: Pisa, Italy
Event date: September 1-2, 2011

MediaEval is a benchmarking initiative that offers tasks promoting research and innovation on multimodal approaches to multimedia access and retrieval. The MediaEval benchmarking initiative offers tasks in multimedia access and retrieval including genre tagging, rich speah retrieval, spoken web search, affect task: violence detection, social event detection, and placing.

European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP)

Full paper Deadline: June 20, 2011

Event location: London, UK
Event date: November, 2011

The conference brings together production and post-production specialists from the worlds of film, broadcast and games with imaging and graphics researchers. It provides a European forum to discuss the latest research, advances and state-of-the-art industry practices.

Elsevier Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI): Special issue on Recent Advances on Analysis and Processing for Distributed Video Systems

Full paper Deadline: May 30, 2011

Event date: Summer 2012

Distributed video systems are of increasing importance in many applications, including surveillance, healthcare, entertainment, and unmanned area monitoring. There is an evolution from the static centric-based processing to dynamic collaborative computing and processing among distributed video processing nodes. This evolution is issuing new challenges. This special issue aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners from around the world to present their latest research results and explore future directions in distributed video systems.

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