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MCSS 2015 : 8th International Conference On Multimedia Communications, Services & Security


When Nov 24, 2015 - Nov 24, 2015
Where Krakow, Poland
Submission Deadline Aug 2, 2015
Notification Due Sep 1, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2015
Categories    multimedia   communications   services   security

Call For Papers

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2nd Call for Papers 8th MCSS 2015

8th International Conference
November 24, 2015, Krakow, Poland


Topics of the 8th International Conference On Multimedia Communications, Services & Security (MCSS 2015), sponsored by the IEEE Polish Section, include:

1. Acquisition of multimedia content and QoE management in content distribution networks
2. Audio-visual systems including novel multimedia architectures and SOMA
3. Biometric applications
4. Content-based Multimedia Information Retrieval
5. Cryptography and data protection, including quantum cryptography
6. Cybercrime – threats, counteracting and computer forensics
7. Ethical issues and law aspects in video surveillance, Internet monitoring, security research
8. Evaluation of security features in end-user applications
9. Intelligent monitoring of objects and areas, recognition with automatic categorization
10. Intelligent searching of multimedia content
11. Intelligent urban environment observation systems including safety monitoring and evacuation
12. Interactive multimedia applications
13. Modern computing methods for multimedia systems and authentication of multimedia content
14. Multimedia and data fusion in personal, sensor, p2p and ad-hoc networks
15. Multimedia efficient, scalable and robust delivery
16. Multimedia surveillance and compound security, object tracking and threat detection
17. Network measurement, monitoring and performance evaluation of multimedia services
18. Parallel processing of audio & video, video processing through cloud computing, video transcoding
19. Privacy protection
20. Reliability, availability, serviceability of multimedia services
21. Safety and security of critical infrastructures
22. Seamless mobility of multimedia services including mobile and wireless access networks
23. Searching methods, search engines and applications
24. Security in trusted SCADA and smart-grids
25. Semantic description of multimedia data and metadata information systems
26. Tools and infrastructure for extraction, fusion, exchange and analysis of big data including cyber-offenses generated data for forensic investigation
27. Watermarking technology and applications

The proceedings of MCSS 2015 will be published in the Springer's Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. The proceedings of previous editions of MCSS are indexed in the Thomson Reuters' Web of Knowledge. Authors of selected papers will be invited to prepare an extended version of their manuscripts for consideration in a special issue of Springer's Multimedia Tools and Applications journal (2014 Impact Factor 1.346 [Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2015]) on the topics of Multimedia Communications, Systems, and Security.

A special issue of the journal Multimedia Tools and Applications on the topic of Multimedia Communications, Systems, and Security will be open for submission after the conference. Selected highest quality papers from the conference, will be invited to prepare extended versions of the manuscripts for consideration to the journal. The extended papers will receive rigorous peer review, performed by experts in the field. MCSS Conference will be submitted for indexing in Conference Proceedings Citation Index on the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge.

MCSS’15 papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book.
To register or submit a paper, please visit Consistent with standard practice, each submitted paper will receive rigorous peer reviewing. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance and clarity of presentation. The selection will be based on full papers. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. All papers accepted to the conference are expected to be presented.

The conference fee is € 350. This includes the proceedings, coffee breaks, lunches, and a conference dinner. Student registration (undergraduate): 50% reduction of the regular fee (€ 175). IEEE member registration: 10% reduction of the regular fee (€ 315).

The conference will take place in Krakow, one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland, the former capital of Poland and a popular tourist destination. Krakow's historic center was included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978. Points of interest outside the city include the Wieliczka salt mine, the Tatra Mountains, the historic city of Czestochowa and Ojcowski National Park.
The conference venue will be the Department of Telecommunications, AGH University of Science and Technology. Address: Czarnowiejska 78, Krakow, Poland.

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