CFP: Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications

CFP: Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications

Post by Dennis Warwoda B288-1195 H293-52 » Wed, 14 Dec 1994 03:37:52



                       CALL FOR PAPERS
          Second IASTED/ISMM International Conference
                DISTRIBUTED MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS
                      AND APPLICATIONS

Date: August 7-9, 1995
Location: Stanford, California

SPONSOR
The International Association of Science and Technology for Development
- IASTED
The International Society for Mini and Microcomputers - ISMM

SCOPE
Covers all aspects of distributed multimedia systems and their applications
including:
Multimedia networking
Multimedia synchronization and integration
Operating systems for multimedia
Distributed multimedia architectures
Real-time issues in multimedia systems
Multimedia development tools
Multimedia performance evaluation tools
Components of distributed multimedia systems
Multimedia compression techniques
Storage systems for multimedia
Multimedia database systems
Distributed multimedia applications including:
        * video conferencing
        * video mail
        * video telephony
        * on-demand television
        * distance learning
        * digital libraries
        * collaborative work
        * multimedia information systems
        * on-demand multimedia services
        * news distribution systems

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
General Chairman: F. Tobagi, Stanford University USA
A. Asthana              USA             J.-P. Nussbaumer                USA
J. Buford               USA             D. Petkovic                     USA
S.-F. Chang             USA             T. Plagemann            Switzerland
B. Furht                USA             P. Prabhakaran                India
D.P. Gluch              USA             R. Rada                          UK
W.A. Halang         Germany             V. Rangan                       USA
M.P. Harper             USA             G. Schloss                      USA
J. Huang                USA             H. Scholten             Netherlands
R. Jain                 USA             J. Stelovsky                    USA
B. Kervella          France             A. Stoyenko                     USA
T. Khoshgoftaar         USA             T.A. Varvarigou                 USA
T.D.C. Little           USA             H. Vin                          USA
F. Makedon              USA             R. Yavatkar                     USA
A.D. Narasimhalu  Singapore

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Three copies of the full paper (maximum of 16 pages) should be received by the
Program Chairman, Dr. Borko Furht, by March 1, 1995 for review by the
International Program Committee.  A cover page should contain the title, author
names, affiliation(s), addresses, fax numbers, email addresses, and three key
words.  Email and fax submissions are acceptable.

INDUSTRIAL PAPERS
Industrial papers describing multimedia software and hardware products and
systems are welcome.  Please send an abstract of 500 words to the Program
Chairman by March 1, 1995.

PANELS
The conference will also include several panel discussions on different topics
from multimedia computing.  Submit proposals for panel discussions, including
the topic of the panel and names of the panelists, to the Program Chairman
by March 1, 1995.

TUTORIALS
Several tutorials will be presented by multimedia experts.  Submit proposals
for half-day and one-day tutorials to the Program Chairman by March 1, 1995.

EXHIBITION OF MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTS
An exhibition of multimedia products, both software and hardware, will be given
throughout the conference.  If you are interested in presenting your product,
please submit your proposal to the Program Chairman by March 1, 1995.

BEST PAPER AWARD
The International Program Committee will select the best paper for a special
award.  In addition, the six best papers will be published in a special
issue of the International Journal of Mini and Microcomputers, on multimedia
systems and applications.

PLEASE MAIL ALL SUBMISSIONS TO:
        Dr. Borko Furht, Program Chairman
        Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
        Florida Atlantic University
        Boca Raton, FL
        USA  33431
        Fax: (407) 367-2800

SCHEDULE
        March 1, 1995  - Submission of regular and industrial papers, proposals
                         for panels, tutorials and exhibitions
        April 15, 1995 - Notification of acceptance
        June 1, 1995   - Camera-ready manuscripts and preregistration

SECRETARIAT
For correspondence and to be placed on the mailing list, please write to:
        IASTED Secretariat, MM'95
        1811 West Katella Avenue #101
        Anaheim, California 92804 USA
        Telephone: (800) 995-2161, (714) 778-3230
        Fax: (714) 778-5463