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Full papers

The 13th Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM 2005) will be held in Singapore, November 06-11, 2005. ACM Multimedia is the premier technical multimedia conference attended by an international community of researchers from both academia and industry.
MM 2005 invites your participation in the premier annual multimedia conference, covering all aspects of multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications, theoretical foundations to experimental systems, and servers to networks to devices. MM 2005 seeks high-quality, original papers that will set the standard in the field and stimulate the trends for years to come. We especially encourage introduction of novel media such as haptic, olfactory, multiple sensors, etc.

Technical Program

The technical program will consist of plenary sessions and talks with topics of interest in:

  • Multimedia analysis, processing, and retrieval, including multimedia semantics, aesthetics, modeling, assimilation/fusion, audio/video/multi-modal processing, multi-sensor processing, multimedia content description and indexing, multimedia digital rights management (protection and attribution), content-based retrieval with emphasis on multiple and novel media.

    Technical Program Committee for Content Track

  • Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications, including new UI metaphors, usable distributed collaboration, authoring, multi-modal interaction and integration, multimedia in e-learning, entertainment, personal media, assisted living, and virtual environments.

    Technical Program Committee for Applications Track

  • Multimedia networking and systems, including context-aware multimedia communications, Internet telephony, peer-to-peer streaming, audio/video streaming, multimedia content distribution, wireless multimedia, adaptive support for scalable media, Internet protocols, multimedia servers, operating systems, middleware and QoS.

    Technical Program Committee for Systems Track

The above list is not exhaustive. We particularly encourage submissions in new and emerging areas.

Submission Instructions [ Submission period has already closed ]

The Deadline for Full Paper submission has been extended till 30 May 2005.

Prepare a paper (not more than 10 pages) using the ACM template for the conference -- Portable Document Format (PDF) or PostScript (version 2 or later), formatted in two-column conference style. Submissions should present original reports of substantive new work. Papers should properly place the work within the field, cite related work, and clearly indicate the innovative aspects of the work and its contribution to the field. We will not accept any paper which, at the time of submission, is under review for or has already been published or accepted for publication in a journal or another conference. Please see the ACM proceedings template available at All submitted papers will undergo a double-blind review process.

Please note that the formatting template given above refers to final format of accepted papers. For the purpose of double blind review, please remove names of authors and affiliations from the paper heading, and all references to (your own) papers or systems that may reveal your identity. In place of names of authors and affiliations in the heading, please replace it by the paper id as "Paper xxx". For some references to your own papers, you may want to leave the reference id but remove the details of references by stating: "reference removed for the purpose of anonymous review."

Important Dates

May 2005 Paper submission site open
30 May 2005 Submission deadline for full length, 10-page technical papers at 5 PM PDT
29 Jul 2005 Notification of acceptance
29 Aug 2005 Camera-ready papers


For any questions regarding full papers, please email the co-chairs:

Mohan Kankanhalli (National Univ. of Singapore) - Content (

Ralf Steinmetz (Darmstadt Univ., Germany) - Systems (

Lynn Wilcox (FX PAL, USA) - Applications (