学会員メーリングリストアーカイブ (2009年)

[dbjapan] CFP: ACM MMSJ Special Issue on Multimedia Intelligent Services and Technologies


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          Special Issue on Multimedia Intelligent Services and Technologies                           
 
                           ACM Multimedia Systems Journal

     Guest Editors: Zhiwen Yu, Artur Lugmayr, Konstantinos Chorianopoulos, Tao Mei

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The rapid development of digital media technologies enables the emergence of novel media 
content types for eCommerce, eEducation, and digital entertainment. The advances 
in communication and microelectronics have led to a transition from traditional 
computer-centric to human-centric information access mode, generally known as Pervasive 
or Ubiquitous Computing. It allows a person to use a variety of pervasive end devices, 
such as personal computer, personal data assistant (PDA), and mobile phone, 
to access media contents. The combination of these two trends holds the potential of 
providing a user with seamless and ubiquitous access to rich and dynamic multimedia resources.

With the emergence of ubiquitous and pervasive computation, distributed devices embedded 
in the natural human environment are getting more and more intelligent. This enables 
more advanced multimedia services far beyond video streaming. These include personalization, 
smart homes, semantic locative media, and context awareness. There are several new technical 
challenges for effective and appropriate content delivery to pervasive user-terminals. 
First, different users may have different needs. Nowadays, multimedia content is absolutely 
overabundant, while the portion of which a user really desired is very small. Second, 
pervasive end devices usually have various capabilities (e.g., screen size, color depth, 
video/audio codec, memory, CPU speed, and electrical power), and network connection and 
transmission bandwidth might be changing dynamically. Therefore, intelligent multimedia 
services are expected for efficient storage, search, filtering, adaptation, 
and presentation of media content, to deliver an ubiquitous and personalized media 
experience for each user. Multimedia intelligent services and technologies have attracted 
much interest in both industry and academia over the last decade.

This special issue will accept original research papers that report the latest results 
and advances in the field of multimedia intelligent systems and services. 
It also will invite review articles that focus on the state-of-the-art concepts, solutions, 
trends and challenges in this area. The papers will be peer reviewed and will be selected 
on the basis of their quality and relevance to the theme of this special issue.
 

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 Topics
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Topics include (but are not limited to):

- Multimedia personalization, filtering, search, adaptation
- Group recommendation
- Collaborative pervasive services
- Intelligent user interfaces
- Pervasive multimedia
- Semantic web for multimedia intelligent services
- Multimedia service composition
- Context-awareness in multimedia services
- Distributed and collaborative multimedia services
- Architectures and platforms for multimedia intelligent services 
- Multimedia intelligent applications in entertainment, e-learning, culture, surveillance
- Evaluation of multimedia intelligent systems
- Social aspects in ubiquitous multimedia
- Situated interaction design and universal access
- Artful and playful applications
 

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 Important Dates 
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Full manuscript due:                         Oct. 1, 2009
Notification of the first review process:    Dec. 15, 2009
Final acceptance notification: 	             Feb. 20, 2010
Final manuscript due: 	                     Mar. 1, 2010
Publication date: 		                     Summer 2010 (Tentative)
               

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 Paper Submission
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Submitting authors should follow the Author Guidelines available from 
http://www.ifi.uio.no/MMSJ/author.html. 
Manuscripts must be submitted in the form of PDF file to the submission system: 
http://namu.cs.tut.fi/WWW/OpenConf/2009ZhiwenYu/openconf.php. 
Information about the manuscript (title, full list of authors, corresponding author's contact, 
abstract, and keywords) should be also sent to the corresponding editor 
Zhiwen Yu (zhiweny [at] gmail.com). Best papers in the field of multimedia intelligent systems 
of UIC-09 (The 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 
http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~uic09/) can be extended and invited to this special issue. 
The UIC-09 extended versions must have at least 30% difference from their original papers 
and will receive further peer review.


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 Guest Editors
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Zhiwen Yu, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P. R. China, Email: zhiwenyu [at] nwpu.edu.cn
Artur Lugmayr, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, Email: lartur [at] cs.tut.fi
Konstantinos Chorianopoulos, Ionian University, Greece, Email: choko [at] ionio.gr
Tao Mei, Microsoft Research Asia, P. R. China, Email: tmei [at] microsoft.com

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