ISM: International Symposium on Multimedia



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Event When Where Deadline
ISM 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018 Taichung, Taiwan Jul 20, 2018
ISM 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 13, 2017 Taichung, Taiwan Jul 15, 2017
ISM 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 11, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016 San Jose, Calilfornia Jul 15, 2016
ISM 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 14, 2015 - Dec 16, 2015 Miami, Florida USA Aug 17, 2015
ISM 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 10, 2014 - Dec 12, 2014 Taichung, Taiwan Aug 8, 2014
ISM 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 9, 2013 - Dec 11, 2013 Anaheim, California, USA Jul 15, 2013
ISM 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 10, 2012 - Dec 12, 2012 Irvine, USA Jul 22, 2012
ISM 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 5, 2011 - Dec 7, 2011 Dana Point, California, USA Jul 6, 2011
ISM 2010 The IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 13, 2010 - Dec 15, 2010 Taichung, Taiwan Jul 12, 2010
ISM 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 14, 2009 - Dec 16, 2009 San Diego, California, USA Jun 10, 2009
ISM 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 15, 2008 - Dec 17, 2008 Berkeley, California, USA Jun 30, 2008
ISM 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
Dec 10, 2007 - Dec 12, 2007 Taichung, Taiwan Sep 21, 2007 (Aug 1, 2007)

Present CFP : 2018

The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2018) 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. The technical program of ISM2018 will consist of invited talks, paper presentations, and panel discussions. Submissions are solicited for full papers, short papers, industry papers, workshop papers, technical demos, and panels. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

Multimedia Content Understanding, Modeling, Management, and Retrieval
* Multimedia meta-modeling techniques
* Multimedia storage systems, databases, and retrieval
* Multimedia data segmentation
* Image, audio, video, genre clustering & classification
* Video summarization and story generation
* Speaker identification, recognition, and location
* Object, event, emotion, text detection and recognition
* Mosaic, video panorama and background generation
* Multimedia semantics, ontologies, annotation, concept detection and learning
* Personalization and user preferences
* 3D and depth information
* Viewer perception, emotion analysis and visual attention
* Multimedia datasets and open source code for research
* Multimedia recommender systems
* Fake multimedia detection

Multimedia Interfaces
* Multimedia information visualization and interactive systems
* Multimodal user interfaces: design, engineering, modality-abstractions, etc.
* Multimedia tools for authoring, analyzing, editing, browsing, navigation
* Intelligent agents for multimedia content creation, distribution, analysis
* Novel interfaces for multimedia: touch, tangible, wearable, virtual, 3D, etc.
* Multimedia user interfaces for mobile devices

Multimedia Coding, Processing, and Quality Measurement
* Multimedia signal processing including audio, video, image processing, and coding
* Multimedia Coding Standards
* Scalable and Multi-view coding
* Multi-resolution or super-resolution algorithms
* Maintenance of perceptual quality with further compression
* Developing novel quality measures

Multimedia Communications and Streaming
* Multimedia networking and QoS
* Mobile audio/video streaming
* Wireless broadcasting and streaming
* Scalable streaming
* Peer-to-peer multimedia systems and streaming
* Multimedia sensor networks
* Internet telephony technologies and systems
* Video teleconferencing

Multimedia Systems and Architectures
* Mobile multimedia systems and services
* Pervasive and interactive multimedia systems including mobile systems, pervasive
gaming, and digital TV
* Multimedia in the Cloud
* GPU-based architectures and systems
* Software development using multimedia techniques

Multimedia Security
* Multimedia security including digital watermark and encryption
* Copyright issues for multimedia data
* Multimedia for surveillance and monitoring
* Face detection and recognition algorithms
* Human behavior analysis
* Multimedia forensics

Multimedia Applications
* Multimedia in transportation applications
* 3D multimedia: graphics, displays, sound, broadcasting, interfaces
* Multimedia composition and production: capture, authoring, digital art, animations
* Multimedia gaming
* Virtual and augmented reality
* Applications for mobile systems
* Multimedia in social network analysis
* Rich media enabled E-commerce and E-shopping
* Multimedia systems for handicapped
* Analyzing multimedia data for bioinformatics

Authors are invited to submit Regular Papers (8 pages), Short Papers (4 pages),
Demonstration Papers and Posters (2 pages), and Workshop Proposals as well as Industry Track Papers (4 pages) which will be included in the proceedings. A main goal of this program is to present research work that exposes the academic and research communities to challenges and issues important for the industry. The Conference Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press.

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Important Dates
Workshop proposal submission deadline July 20, 2018
Paper submission deadline July 20, 2018
Paper acceptance notification September 28, 2018
Workshop submission deadline October 12, 2018
Camera ready and registration deadline October 31, 2018
Conference December 10-12, 2018

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