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ISM 2017 : IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia


Conference Series : International Symposium on Multimedia
When Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 13, 2017
Where Taichung, Taiwan
Submission Deadline Jul 15, 2017
Notification Due Aug 25, 2017
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2017
Categories    multimedia   communications and streaming   systems and architectures   multimedia coding, processi

Call For Papers

The 19th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2017)
Taichung, Taiwan, December 11-13, 2017
Sponsored by Asia University, Taiwan & IEEE Computer Society

The 19th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2017) 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 ISM2017 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.


Apr 21, 2017 Workshop Proposals
May 1, 2017 Workshop Notification
Jun 10, 2017 Panel Proposals
Jul 15, 2017 Paper(full/short)/Demo Submission
Aug 25, 2017 Paper(full/short)/Demo/Panel Notification
Sep 15, 2017 Camera-ready/Registration
Dec 11-13, 2017 Symposium


Authors are invited to submit Regular Papers (6-8 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. More information is available on the ISM2017 web page at

Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

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

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 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 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

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

*Conference Organizing Committee*

Dick C.A. Bulterman, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mohan Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Phillip C.-Y. Sheu, University of California at Irvine, USA
Jeffrey J.P. Tsai, Asia University, Taiwan

Han C.W. Hsiao, Asia University, Taiwan
Wolfgang Huerst, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
Jianquan Liu, NEC, Japan
Robert Mertens, HSW University of Applied Sciences, Hamelin, Germany
Shanchan Wu, HP Labs, USA

David Gonzalez-Aguirre, Intel, USA
Ilija Hadzic, Nokia, USA
Viswanathan Swaminathan, Adobe Systems, USA
Xiaoqing Zhu, Cisco, USA

Pao-Chi Chang, National Central University, Taiwan
Rodrigo da Silva Ferreira, IBM Research, Brazil
Mustafa Sert, Ba?kent University, Turkey
Shervin Shirmohammadi, University of Ottawa, Canada
Kyoungro Yoon, Konkuk University, Korea
Guigang Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Gerald Friedland, ICSI, Berkeley, USA
Max Muehlhaeuser, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany

Yang Lei, HP Labs, USA

Ramazan Savas Aygun, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Balakrishnan Prabhakaran, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Ivan Bajic, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Marco Bertini, Universita di Firenze, Italy
Rodrigo Laiola Guimaraes, IBM Research, Brazil
Norio Katayama, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Heiko Schuldt, University of Basel, Switzerland
Minseok Song, Inha University, Korea

Rong-Ming Chen, National University of Tainan, Taiwan

Wen-Thong Chang, Asia University, Taiwan

Anthony Y.H. Liao, Asia University, Taiwan

Chun-Ming Chang, Asia University, Taiwan


Han C.W. Hsiao, Program Co-Chair


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