The 2nd International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience – QoMEX’10

The 2nd International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience – QoMEX’10
June 21-23, 2010 Trondheim / Norway
http://www.qomex.org/

Technical Sponsorship by
– IEEE
– IEEE Signal Processing Society
– IEEE Norway Section
– IEEE Norway Section Joint Chapter on Signal Processing, Information Theory and Communications

The International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX) brings together leading professionals and scientists working on methods for evaluating multimedia quality as user experience. It provides an interdisciplinary platform for people from engineering, psychology, sociology, and business. Following the very successful first workshop in July 2009 in San Diego, the second will be held in Trondheim, Norway, on June 21-23, 2010.

Topics include:

* User Experience Assessment and Enhancement
* Visual User Experience (Image/Video/Graphics)
* Auditory User Experience (Speech/Audio)
* QoE for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Realities
* Link between QoS, QoE and Acceptance
* Psychological and Sociological Dimension of QoE
* Standardization Activities in Multimedia Quality Evaluation

Confirmed plenary talks:

Dr. John G. Beerends, TNO, The Netherlands
Dr. Andrew B. Watson, NASA Ames Research Center, USA

Important dates:

Submission deadline: February 14, 2010
Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2010
Camera ready submission: May 1, 2010
Workshop: June 21-23, 2010

Further information:

Download a PDF version of the call for papers at http://www.qomex2010.org/QoMEX2010_CfP.pdf or visit the QoMEX website at http://www.qomex.org

International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications – SIGMAP 2010

Website: http://www.sigmap.icete.org

July 26 – 28, 2010
Athens, Greece

Organized by INSTICC
In cooperation with WfMC (Workflow Management Coalition),
IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers), SWIM (Special Interest Group on Software Interprise Modeling) and ACM SIGMM (ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia)
Hosted by University of Piraeus
Proceedings indexed by: THOMSON REUTERS – Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI (awaiting confirmation of indexation from the last one) BOWN

SIGMAP Program Co-Chairs
George Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Maria Virvou, University of Piraeus, Greece

Important Deadlines:
Regular Paper submission: February 03, 2010
Authors Notification (regular papers): April 08, 2010
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: April 22, 2010

Dear Harilaos G. Koumaras,

The International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications steering committee invites you to submit a paper to the SIGMAP 2010, to be held in Athens, Greece. Since your research interests seem to be in an area related to signal processing and its current applications, we are sending you an invitation to submit a paper to this conference.

The signal processing field, when combined with multimedia information encompasses a large number of research topics and emerging applications.

Ideas on how to analyse and apply signal processing techniques to solve problems involving multimedia information and technology, either in the scope of R&D projects, engineering or business applications, are welcome. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.

SIGMAP 2010 is part of the International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ICETE 2010) that has 5 more conferences with very strong synergies between them, namely:
– DCNET: Int’l Conference on Data Communication Networking (http://www.dcnet.icete.org/) – ICE-B: Int’l Conference on e-Business (http://ice-b.icete.org/)
– OPTICS: Int’l Conference on Optical Communication Systems (http://www.optics.icete.org/)
– SECRYPT: Int’l Conference on Security and Cryptography (http://www.secrypt.icete.org/)
– WINSYS: Int’l Conf on Wireless Information Networks and Systems (http://www.winsys.icete.org/)

A number of outstanding keynote speakers internationally respected in their scientific areas were invited to participate at ICETE:

Ian F. Akyildiz, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Petar M. Djuric, Stony Brook University, U.S.A.
Stamatios Kartalopoulos, University of Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Nikolaos Bourbakis, Wright State University, U.S.A.
[List Not Yet Complete]

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and CD-ROM support.

Additionally, a selection of the best papers of the conference will be published in a book, by Springer-Verlag.

The conference proceedings will be indexed by major international indexers namely, the Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Thomson Reuters, INSPEC, DBLP and EI (awaiting confirmation of indexation from the last one).

All published papers will be also available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library, which will be made available shortly.

Best paper awards will also be distributed during the conference closing session.

The 17th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing – IWSSIP 2010

The 17th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing,
IWSSIP 2010 (http://www.ic.uff.br/iwssip2010) is co-organised by the UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (June 17-19) in co-operation with IEEE Region 9 (Latin American), IEEE South Brazil Section,
IEEE Rio de Janeiro Section, IEEE Bahia Section, SBC, ABCM, SBEB, ABEPRO and LATEC.

IWSSIP (http://www.iwssip.org/) is an International Conference on the theoretical, experimental and applied signal and image processing techniques and systems which brings together researchers and developers from both academia and industry to report on the latest scientific and theoretical advances, to discuss and debate major issues and to demonstrate state of-the-art systems.

As incorporated in its name, IWSSIP used to be a workshop; however, it has evolved to a conference in the course of time. The Programme Committee has therefore decided to change its official designation, but, considering the historical values exhibited by this event, the traditional abbreviation shall be maintained further on.

The program includes invited lectures by eminent international experts on related topics and peer reviewed contributed papers presentations around but not limited to the topics of IWSSIP.

SCOPE
1. Signal Processing: General techniques and algorithms; Filter Bank Theory; Non-linear Systems; Digital Transforms; Multidimensional Signal Processing; Pattern Recognition.
2. Technologies: Neural Networks; Fuzzy Systems; Expert Systems;Genetic Algorithms; Data Fusion.
3. Multimedia Content Processing: Speech Processing and Recognition, Audio Enhancement, Restoration and Analysis, Image Representation and Modelling, Image Restoration and Enhancement; Colour Vision, 3D Vision, Image and Video Analysis; Pattern Recognition; Watermarking, New Media. 4. Multimedia Data Compression: Speech and Audio Compression, Image and Video Coding, Scalable Techniques, Standards.
5. Multimedia Systems: Human Factors, Multimodal Interfaces, Networked Multimedia, Seamless Audiovisual Networks, Multimedia Services; Multimedia Servers; Multimedia Streaming, Wireless and Mobile Multimedia, Universal Multimedia Access, Right Protection and Management.
6. Content Description: Metadata and Media Abstracts, Audiovisual Databases. 7. Implementations: Analog and Digital Circuits and Systems for Audio, Image and Video Processing; Architectures and VLSI Hardware; Programmable Signal Processors; Real-time Software.
8. Implementations: Analog and Digital Circuits and Systems for Audio, Image and Video Processing; Architectures and VLSI Hardware; Programmable Signal Processors; Real-time Software.
9. Applications: Bioinformatics; Broadcasting; Control; Communications; Digital Production; Medical; Opto-mechatronics; Remote Sensing; Robotics; Speech; Television; Telepresence e-learning; Virtual Reality; Digital Microscopy; Materials Characterization; Educational Systems; System Evaluators.

_*Important dates*_
Paper submission: *January 23, 2010*
Notification of Acceptance: February 25, 2010
Early registration : March 15, 2010
Camera ready papers: March 15, 2010
Registration deadline: March 15, 2010
Conference: June 17-19, 2010

Topics for IWSSIP 2009 conference:
Artificial Intelligence Technologies
ICT in E-learning/Consulting
Video Streaming and Videoconferencing
Watermarking and Encryption
Speech and Audio Processing
Image and Video Processing and Coding
Multimedia Human-Machine Interface and Interaction
Multimedia Content Processing and Content Description
Multimedia Signal Processing
Multimedia Databases
Multimedia Communications, Networking, Services and Applications Multimedia Data Compression
Multimedia Systems and Services
Mutimedia Services in NGN
DVB and IPTV Technologies
Multicast & Broadcast for IPTV
Information and Network Security
Trust and Security systems
Service Control and Media Delivery in NGN
Service Selection and Discovery for Multimedia Services
IMS based NGN Architecture, Services and Protocols
Next Generation Mobile Networks and Services
Fixed Mobile Convergence Architectures
Wireless Networks
Signal Processing and Systems