IMMCN 2005
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Fourth International Conference on
Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking

July 21-26, 2005
Salt Lake City Marriott City Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

In conjunction with
Eighth Joint Conference on Information Sciences
(JCIS 2005)

List of Accepted Papers

Theme and Scope

In the last few years we have witnessed an explosive growth of multimedia computing, communication and applications. The few key technologies interact in an interesting and yet useful way, bringing along the multimedia revolution. This revolution is transforming the way people live, work, and interact with each other, and is impacting the way businesses, government services, education, entertainment, and health care are operating. The enabling technology is based on the infrastructure of seamless communication, over the wired environment as well as the wireless environment. Following the rapid increase in penetration rate of the broadband services, and the imminent depolyment of the 3G wireless infrastructure, coupled with the Wi-Fi, users are beginning to enjoy multimedia services readily. Yet, several issues related to modeling, specification, analysis and design of distributed multimedia systems and intelligent multimedia applications are still challenging to both researchers and practitioners. IMMCN 2005, a constituent of JCIS 2005, serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas among researchers, developers, and practitioners from around the world, contributing to all facets in the field of intelligent multimedia systems and technology. Furthermore, all participants of this conference would benefit from the communication and interaction with related research communities.

The conference organizers seek contributions of high quality papers addressing various aspects of intelligent multimedia systems and applications, especially under the Internet, Intranet and wireless network environment, for presentation at the conference and publication in the JCIS proceedings. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

bulletIntelligent and Next-Generation Networking
bulletphotonics and optical communications
bulletnext generation Internet technologies
bulletgrid computing
bullethome networking
bulletmobile agent technologies
bulletintelligent negotiation agents
bulletnetwork security
bulletinformation security
bulletintelligent network architectures
bulletMultimedia Technology
bulletwatermark technologies
bulletanimation and computer graphics
bulletaudio and video compression
bullet3D audio and video
bulletimage, video, audio content analysis and indexing/retrieval
bulletmulti-paradigmatic information retrieval
bulletmultimedia stream synchronization
bulletgame technology
bulletintelligent multimedia
bulletmultimedia authoring tools and intelligent tutoring
bulletInternet Multimedia and Wireless Multimedia
bulletmultimedia communications and networking
bulletcluster computing of multimedia systems
bulletintelligent multimedia workflows
bulletpeer-to-peer systems
bulletmobile network architectures
bulletwireless web service
bullethandheld device programming
bulletvisualization on palm
bulletMultimedia Systems Design and Modeling
bulletmultimedia software engineering
bulletmodeling and analysis of distributed multimedia systems
bulletdistributed multimedia databases and computing
bulletperformance measurement of distributed multimedia systems
bulletsimulation and benchmarking
bulletOS support for distributed multimedia systems
bulletquality of service control/scheduling
bulletmultimedia human-computer interaction
bulletintelligent multimodal interaction
bulletvisual and multidimensional languages for multimedia applications
bulletJava, VRML and multimedia languages
bulletMPEG, Quicktime, Windows API standards
bulletE-commerce systems and recommendation systems
bulletmultimedia digital libraries and mail systems
bulletmultimedia search engines
bulletcomputer-supported cooperative work
bulletcultural heritage multimedia applications
bulletdistance learning applications
bulletvirtual reality systems
bulletCase Studies
bulletvirtual university
bulletvirtual museum
bulletmultimedia-based E-commerce sites

Papers must be written in English. Please send a softcopy or four hardcopies of your 4-page extended summary (10 point, double column, and single-spaced) and your choice of a full length double-spaced complete manuscript (include figures and references) to the conference chair. Electronic submission to is highly encouraged. The conference proceedings will publish the four pages of extended summary. Submitted papers will be reviewed by the PC members of the IMMCN 2005 conference. The conference organizers may also invite researchers to submit qualified papers related to the above topics. Selected best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Multimedia Tools and Applications: An International Journal.

Invited/Special Sessions

Papers submitted to special sessions are invited by special session chairs. Special sessions aim to collect research results from different qualified perspectives. Please contact the conference chair if you are interested in organizing a special session.

Important Dates

Paper submission due February 1, 2005
Notification of acceptance March 15, 2005
Paper submission for mainland Chinese requiring early notification for visa Submission: December 1, 2004
Notification: February 1, 2005
Final manuscript due April 30, 2005
Registration and paper fee due April 30, 2005

Sponsored by

Duke University, USA (to be confirmed)
Association of Intelligent Machinery (to be confirmed)

Conference Organization

Honorary Conference Chair
Paul Wang, Duke University, USA

Conference Co-Chairs
Hong Va Leong
Department of Computing
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Chong Wah Ngo
Department of Computer Science
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Conference Program Committee
Yuan-Chi Chang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Han-Chieh Chao, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Ling Feng, University of Twente, The Netherlands
William Grosky, University of Michigan, USA
Masahito Hirakawa, Shimane University, Japan
Wen-Shyong Hsieh, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Chung-Ming Huang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Weijia Jia, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Odej Kao, University of Paderborn, Germany
Wai Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mingjing Li, Microsoft Research China, China
Sheng-Tun Li, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Fuhua Oscar Lin, Athabasca University, Canada
Jonathan Liu, University of Florida, USA
Peiya Liu, Siemens Corporate Research, USA
Wenyin Liu, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kwan-Liu Ma, University of California at Davis, USA
Dennis McLeod, University of Southern California, USA
Jeong-Hyun Park, ETRI, Korea
Syed M. Rahman, Minnesota State University, USA
Rodolfo F. Resende, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Antonio Si, Oracle Corporation, USA
John Smith, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Katsumi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
Lilian Tang, University of Surrey, UK
Athanasios Vasilakos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Alexander Vazhenin, The University of Aizu, Japan
Son T. Vuong, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jason T. L. Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Ying-Hong Wang, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Man Hon Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Shi-Nine Yang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Aidong Zhang, State University of New York, USA
Yanchun Zhang, Victoria University, Australia
Wanlei Zhou, The Deakin University, Australia

Steering Committee
Borko Furht, Florida Atlantic University, USA
William Grosky, University of Michigan, USA
Hong Va Leong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2003 Chair)
Sheng-Tun Li, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan (2002 Chair)
Benjamin W. Wah, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA


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