Tuesday, March 30, 2010

CfP: IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2010)

It is our pleasure to announce the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2010) to be held in Saint-Malo, France, from October 4-6, 2010.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
  • Phil Chou, IEEE Fellow, Microsoft Research : "Telepresence: from Virtual to Reality"
  • Stéphane Donikian, INRIA : "Interactive Digital Art, a need for authoring tools to orchestrate the multimodal interaction between spectators and Art pieces"
  • Levent Onural, IEEE Fellow, Bilkent University : "Signal Processing Based Research Issues in 3DTV"
  • Ton Kalker, IEEE Fellow, HP Labs : "Protected Video Distribution in the Networked Age"
All the information about the conference is available at http://www.mmsp2010.org

You are kindly invited to submit original, previously unpublished works within the scope of MMSP2010, by the following deadlines:
  • Paper submission: April 15, 2010
  • Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2010
  • Camera-ready paper submission: July 15, 2010
MMSP-10 is the twelfth international workshop on multimedia signal processing. The workshop is organized by the Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. Organized in Saint-Malo, MMSP-10 provides excellent conditions for brainstorming on, and sharing the latest advances in multimedia signal processing and technology in one of the most charming and picturesque cities in the world.

SCOPE: The focus of MMSP-10 is Entertainment, Gaming and Virtual Reality for the Future. Everyday services at home and away, gaming and entertainment are more and more interconnected with multimedia systems and applications and have a bigger than ever part in our lives. Virtual and augmented reality, haptics and sensor networks are transforming this field and will deeply modify our perception and interaction with these future services and appliances. What are the new challenges for multimedia signal processing in this context, what are the emerging applications, and what theoretical tools will produce the next breakthroughs?

Papers are solicited on the following topics (but not limited to):

1) Entertainment and gaming signal processing
- Online multiplayer gaming
- Haptic technology and interfaces
- Social networking
- Multimodal collaboration
- Object detection, identification, and tracking for gaming
- Gesture, face, and human pose recognition

2) Virtual reality signal processing
- Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality and 3D imaging
- 2D and 3D graphics/geometry coding and animation
- Distributed virtual reality and immersive telecommunication
- 3D audio and 3D video processing and coding

3) Systems and applications
- Teleconferencing, human-human collaboration, immersive environments
- Virtual classrooms and e-learning
- Telemedicine, multimodal storage and retrieval

4) Multimedia for communication and collaboration
- Ad hoc broadband sensor array processing
- Microphone and camera array processing
- Automatic sensor calibration and synchronization
- Source separation, source localization, de-noising, enhancement, spatialization

5) Scene analysis for immersive telecommunication and human collaboration
- Audiovisual scene analysis
- Presence detection and activity classification
- Multimodal sensor fusion

6) Coding
- Distributed/centralized source coding for sensor arrays
- Scalable source coding for multiparty conferencing
- Error/loss resilient coding, channel coding, error protection

7) Networking
- Voice & video over IP and wireless, quality monitoring, management, security
- Priority-based QoS control and scheduling, ad-hoc and real time communications, traffic engineering, soft IP multicast support
- Channel coding, packetization, synchronization, buffering
- Position aware computing, wireless, P2P networks for multimedia delivery


Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers of not more than six (6) pages including results, figures and references. Papers will be accepted only by electronic submission through the conference web site http://www.mmsp2010.org

MORE INFORMATION is available at http://www.mmsp2010.org

We are looking forward to welcome you in Saint Malo.

Kind regards,
General Chairs
Christine Guillemot - INRIA Rennes
Béatrice Pesquet-Popescu - Telecom ParisTech

Technical Chairs
Eckehard Steinbach - Technische Universität München
Yves Grenier - Telecom ParisTech

Special Sessions Chairs
Min Wu - University of Maryland
Enrico Magli - Politecnico di Torino

Finance Chair
Edith Blin - Inria Rennes

Publicity Chairs
Marc Antonini - University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis
John Apostolopoulos - HP Labs

Publication Chair
Stéphane Pateux - Orange Labs, France

Electronic Media Chair
Marco Cagnazzo - Telecom ParisTech

Industry Liaison
Thomas Guionnet - Envivio, France
Jean-Hugues Lauret - Institut Télécom

Local Arrangements Chairs
Luce Morin - INSA Rennes
Huguette Bechu - INRIA Rennes
Edith Blin-Guyot - INRIA Rennes

Asia Liaison
Shipeng Li - Microsoft Research Asia

North America Liaison
Anthony Vetro - MERL Research
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