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ACM Multimedia 2008 invites your participation in the premier annual multimedia conference, covering all aspects of multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications, theory to practice, and servers to networks to devices. 

ACM Multimedia 2008 will be colocated with  ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval ACM MIR 2008, October 30-31, 2008 Vancouver, Canada.

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

(a) Multimedia content analysis, processing, and retrieval;
(b) Multimedia networking and systems support; and
(c) Multimedia tools, end-systems, and applications;
(d) Human-centered multimedia. 

*** Due to large number of requests, the deadline for full paper submission has been extended to April 27, 2008 (Firm) ***

Key Dates


April 11, 2008

Full Paper Registration (Abstract –Submission) Deadline

April 27, 2008  

Full Paper/Panel/Workshop Submission Deadline (extended)

June 06, 2008  

Short Paper/Video Program/Interactive Art Program/ Short Paper/ Open Source/Doctor Program/Demo Proposal Submission Deadline

June 27, 2008

Notification of Acceptance

Awards will be given to the best paper and the best student paper as well as to the best demo, best art program paper, and the best-contributed open-source software. Extended version of the four candidate Best Papers (one from each track) will appear in a special section in the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOM CCAP).

Panels will consist of discussions on timely and controversial topics.

Full Papers will be high-quality original contributions that will be presented in the oral sessions.

Short Papers will be presented in poster format and are an opportunity for researchers to present new work and ideas in an interactive setting.

State-of-the-Art Tutorials lead by experts will precede the technical program. The full- and half-day offerings will span a wide variety of topics.

Brave New Topics is a special session’s track containing papers, which establishes foundational areas and extend the boundaries of multimedia research.

Technical Demos will include leading edge work in every area of multimedia technology and its application. 

Video Demonstrations allow researchers and artists to demonstrate their tool, system or application without having to bring the equipment for a “live” demo.

The Interactive Art Program will include long and short papers describing interactive multimedia art works, tools, applications, and technical approaches for creative uses of multimedia content and technology. It will also include an art exhibition.

Workshops on topics of current interest to members of the multimedia research community will follow the technical program.

Doctoral Symposium is an opportunity for students involved in the preparation of a PhD to interactively discuss their research issues and ideas with senior researchers, and receive constructive feedback from members of the research community.

The Open-source Software Competition is a recent addition to the ACM Multimedia program and 2008 will be our fourth year of running the competition.


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