DMS-Distributed Multimedia Systems conference--DMS2007 (DMS 2007)
Venue: Hotel Sofitel
|Event Date/Time: Sep 06, 2007||End Date/Time: Sep 08, 2007|
|Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2007|
|Abstract Submission Date: Apr 01, 2007|
The DMS conference is an international conference series, which covers a wide spectrum of technique discussions, demonstrations, and student program/paper contests in the fields of distributed multimedia computing. Started in 1994, the series of conference has been held at Hawaii, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Taipei, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, San Francisco, Miami and Canada. This time, the conference will be held at the Hotel Sofitel, Red Wood City, San Francisco Bay, USA.
DMS'2007 focuses on techniques, systems, applications, and theories in the fields of distributed multimedia computing. The conference organizers seek contributions of high quality papers, panels or tutorials, addressing various aspects of distributed multimedia systems and applications, for presentation at the conference and publication in the proceedings. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
audio and video compression
MPEG, Quicktime, Windows API standards
image, video, audio content analysis and indexing/retrieval
image, video and audio watermark
3D audio and video
computer graphics and animation
modeling and analysis of distributed multimedia systems
OS support for distributed multimedia systems
distributed multimedia databases and computing
distributed object management
multi-paradigmatic information retrieval
multimedia human-computer interaction
multimedia communications and network architectures
mobile networks and mobile computing
multimedia stream synchronization and QoS control/scheduling
multimedia software engineering
multimedia processors and ASIC
multimedia technologies for people with disability
intelligent multimedia computing
intelligent multimodal interaction
multi agents, mobile agents and their applications
security of distributed computer systems
sensor networks for multimedia computing
Web servers and services
Java, VRML and multimedia languages
visual and multidimensional languages for multimedia applications
multimedia digital libraries and mail systems
multimedia applications for CSCW
multimedia authoring tools and intelligent tutoring
cultural heritage multimedia applications
tele-conferencing, tele-medicine and tele-lecture
virtual reality, distributed virtual environment, and their applications
virtual school, virtual university, and virtual learning community
distance learning methodology, tools and systems
e-commerce, e-education and e-entertainment
The use of prototypes and demonstration video for presentations is encouraged.
Workshops and Special Sessions
This year, DMS'2007 will be held in conjunction with workshops, conferences and special sections. Papers submitted to workshops or special sessions are invited by the program committee chairs of the workshops/sections. This joint organization aims to collect research results from different perspectives. The following workshops and conferences are being planned:
International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing
International Workshop on Distance Education Technology
International Workshop on Distance Education Technology Call for Paper
Please contact the conference program co-chairs if you are interested in organizing a workshop or a special session. A one-page proposal with the following items is required:
Title of the workshop/special session
Name of the program committee chair(s)
A list of program committee members
E-mail address of the corresponding program committee chair
A brief description of the theme
Each special session should include at least 5 invited (or accepted) papers. Each workshop should include at least 2 special sessions (10 papers). Paper review process of the workshop/special session will be arranged by the individual program committee chair. It is the responsibility of the individual chairs to ensure the quality of papers in the workshop/special sessions. The schedule of workshops/special sessions will be the same as the main conference (See Important Dates below). Each individual program committee chair can set up the Web site of the workshop/special session. However papers will be printed in the same volume as the main conference.
Special issue of Journals
The DMS conference is closely coordinated with the International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, the Journal of Visual Languages and Computing and the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies. Usually the best ranked papers from the conference, after rigorous reviews, extensive revisions and further enhancements, will appear in one or more special issues of the above journals. Papers suggested for the special issue(s) will be reviewed by external reviewers following the standard procedure of review stipulated by the respective journal.
Conference Site (Hotel Information)
The DMS2007 Conference will be held at the Hotel Sofitel, Red Wood City, San Francisco Bay, USA. The hotel has made available for these limited dates (9/5/2007 - 9/9/2007) to DMS2007 attendees a discount rate of $86 US dollars for single/double, not including sales tax.
Information for Authors
Papers must be written in English. An electronic version (Postscript, PDF, or MS Word format) of the full paper should be submitted using the following URL: http://conf.ksi.edu/dms07/submit/SubmitPaper.php. Please use Internet Explorer as the browser. Manuscript must include a 200-word abstract and no more than 6 pages of IEEE double column text (include figures and references).
Information for Reviewers
Papers submitted to DMS'07 will be reviewed electronically. The users (webmaster, program chair, reviewers...) can login using the following URL: http://conf.ksi.edu/dms07/review/pass.php. If you have any questions or run into problems, please send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DMS'2007 Conference Secretariat
Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main Street
Skokie, IL 60076 USA
If you cannot submit electronically, please send four copies of the complete manuscript to the above postal address.
April 1, 2007 Paper submission due (extended)
May 1, 2007 Notification of acceptance
June 1, 2007 Final manuscript due
June 1, 2007 Early conference registration due
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