[Infovis] CfP: DMS 2013

James Burton J.Burton at brighton.ac.uk
Wed Dec 12 13:32:10 CET 2012

Colleagues, apologies for multiple copies.

The 19th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems
Holiday Inn, Brighton - Seafront, United Kingdom
August 8 - August 10, 2013

With today's proliferation of multimedia data (e.g., images, animations,
video, and sound), comes the challenge of using such information to
facilitate data analysis, modeling, presentation, interaction and
programming, particularly for end-users who are domain experts, but not 
IT professionals. The main theme of the 19th International Conference on
Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'2013) is multimedia inspired computing.

The conference organizers seek contributions of high quality papers, 
panels or tutorials, addressing any novel aspect of computing (e.g., 
programming language or environment, data analysis, scientific 
visualization, etc.) that significantly benefits from the 
incorporation/integration of multimedia data (e.g., visual, audio, pen, 
voice, image, etc.), for presentation at the conference and publication 
in the proceedings. Both research and case study papers or 
demonstrations describing results in research area as well as
industrial development cases and experiences are solicited. The use of
prototypes and demonstration video for presentations is encouraged.

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.


Distributed Multimedia Technology
media coding, acquisition and standards
QoS and Quality of Experience control
digital rights management and conditional access solutions
privacy and security issues
mobile devices and wireless networks
mobile intelligent applications
sensor networks, environment control and management
Distributed Multimedia Models and Systems
human-computer interaction
languages for distributed multimedia
multimedia software engineering issues
semantic computing and processing
media grid computing, cloud and virtualization
web services and multi-agent systems
multimedia databases and information systems
multimedia indexing and retrieval systems
multimedia and cross media authoring
Applications of Distributed Multimedia Systems
collaborative and social multimedia systems and solutions
humanities and cultural heritage applications, management and fruition
multimedia preservation
cultural heritage preservation, management and fruition
distance and lifelong learning
emergency and safety management
e-commerce and e-government applications
health care management and disability assistance
intelligent multimedia computing
internet multimedia computing
virtual, mixed and augmented reality
user profiling, reasoning and recommendations

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/dms2013/submit/SubmitPaper.php 
(submission site will be open Jan 1, 2013). Manuscript must include a 
200-word abstract and no more than 6 pages of 2-column text (include 
figures and references). All submissions must not be published or under 
consideration for publication in a journal or in a conference with 
proceedings. Papers will be evaluated based on originality, 
significance, technical soundness and clarify of exposition. Depending 
upon the results of evaluation a paper may be accepted as regular paper 
(6 pages), short paper (4 pages) or poster (poster presentation only).

Hotel Information:

The DMS 2013 Conference will be held at the  Holiday Inn, Brighton - 
Seafront, United Kingdom.

See: http://hibrighton.com

A special daily rate of 99 pounds, VAT included, will be available 
during the conference period. This rate includes breakfast.  For two 
persons, the rate will be 105 pounds. To make reservation at the special 
rate, please go to:


Keynote Speaker:

Professor Roberto Laurini, Professor Emeritus of the University of Lyon, 
France and KSI Fellow, will deliver a keynote speech at DMS2013.

Workshops and Special Sessions:

The following workshops and special sessions are being planned:

International Workshop on Distance Education Technology (DET)

International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing (VLC)

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 organizer(s)
A list of program committee members (reviewers)
E-mail address of the lead organizer
A brief description of the theme

Conference Contact Information:

DMS 2013 Conference Secretariat
Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main Street
Skokie, IL 60076 USA
Tel: 847-679-3135
Fax: 847-679-3166
E-mail: dms13 at ksi.edu

Important Dates:

Paper submission due: April 29, 2013
Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2013
Camera-ready copy: June 15, 2013
Early conference registration due: June 15, 2013

Conference organized by:

Knowledge Systems Institute, USA

Conference listed by:

Library of Congress

Dr Jim Burton
Lecturer in Computing
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
University of Brighton

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