Calls for Contributions

September 2011

Calls for Contributions

SIGMM Sponsored and Co-sponsored Events

ACM TOMCCAP Special Issue on 3D Mobile Multimedia

Full paper Deadline: January 15 2012


Despite the promising nature of 3D media, significant challenges remain to be solved in order to bring them to mobile devices: limited battery, limited bandwidth, higher network latency, limited processing and display, and heterogeneity. In this special issue, we solicit papers about supporting interactive 3D multimedia in a mobile setting.

Events held in cooperation with SIGMM

ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR)

Full paper Deadline: Jan. 15, 2012

Event location: Hong Kong

Event date: June 5 - 8, 2012


In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

ICMR 2012 is seeking original high quality submissions addressing innovative research in the broad field of multimedia retrieval.

ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid) (in conjunction with ACM Multimedia Systems)

Full paper Deadline: October 20, 2011

Event location: Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Event date: Feb. 24, 2012


In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

MoVid solicits original and unpublished research achievements in various aspects of mobile video delivery.

Other multimedia-related Events

International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM)

Full paper Deadline: December 2, 2011

Event location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Event date: June 25-28, 2012


WoWMoM is addressing research challenges and advances towards a world of wireless, mobile, and multimedia pervasive communications.

International World Wide Web Conference (WWW)

Full paper Deadline: November 7th, 2011

Event location: Lyon, France

Event date: April 16-20, 2012


WWW is the premier venue for academics and industry to present, demonstrate, and discuss the latest ideas about the Web, its infrastructure, relevant algorithms and new innovative applications.

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)

Full paper Deadline: November 28, 2011

Event location: Melbourne, Australia

Event date: July 9-13, 2012


ICME serves as a forum to promote the exchange of the latest advances in multimedia technologies, systems, and applications from both the research and development perspectives of the circuits and systems, communications, computer, and signal processing communities.

International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS)

Full paper Deadline: Feb. 3, 2012

Event location: Dublin, Ireland

Event date: May 23-25, 2012

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The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in the areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis.

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Special Issue On Social Media Processing and Semantic Modeling

Full paper Deadline: October 15, 2011

Event date: April 15, 2012


Collaborative image/video tagging has become very popular for people to share, tag and search images/videos. The topics for this special issue will include, but are not limited to: Advanced semantic models for social media processing, especially for multimedia social media data; Social media computation and applications on advanced semantic models, such as clustering, reasoning and retrieval; Novel semantic models for non-traditional signals, such as touch models for haptic devices, gesture models for touch screens, and 3D object models; Automatic extraction algorithms for semantic models, either model driven or data driven; Computation algorithms and infrastructures for the problems of model extraction and applications

Springer MMSJ Special Issue on Network and Systems Support for Games

Full paper Deadline: November 15 2011


As online games become more popular, research needs to be devoted to manage and support their emerging massiveness, their traffic, and the users' quality of experience. In this special issue, we focus on scientific, engineering, and research topics in systems and networking support to enable multiplayer networked games.

Call For Special Session: IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) 2012

Full paper Deadline: October 15, 2011

Event location: Melbourne, Australia

Event date: 9th - 13th July, 2012


In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia

Special sessions supplement the regular program for ICME 2012. They are intended to cover new and emerging topics in the fields of multimedia. Each special session should provide an overview of the state-of-the-art and highlight important research directions in a field of special interest to ICME participants.

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