2013 August Newsletter 2013 August Newsletter

Welcome to August's edition of the IEEE-TCMC (Technical
Committee on Multimedia Computing) monthly mailing.

This month's topics include:

Industry notes

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Industry Events

IFA 2013
September 6 – 11, 2013
ExpoCenter City
Berlin, Germany

IFA is one of the largest consumer electronics trade shows
in the world. At this year's event expect to find presentations,
announcements, and product releases in areas like: ultra HD
displays, smart TVs, smart phones, tablets, networked appliances,
social media, digital ecosystems, energy efficiency, and others.


Intel Development Forum (IDF)
September 10 – 12, 2013
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

Many of the IDF technical lectures and lab sessions will cover
recent software and hardware advances in multimedia computing.
There are for example lectures on video communications, video
transcoding, dual-screen applications, and several others. The
complete catalog of lectures and lab sessions can be found at:



IBC 2013
September 12 – 17, 2013
RAI Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
IBC is one of the largest venues in Europe for technologists and
strategists in the media and entertainment industries. This
year's program includes sessions with imaginative topics such as
"Personalized TV and the Cloud", "Beyond HD: Beyond Belief,
Beyond Doubt, Beyond Price?", and "Second Screen and Social
Innovations." The complete conference program is available from:



International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering
and Management (IJMDEM)


Editor-in-Chief: Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)


Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscripts for possible
publication in the International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering
and Management (IJMDEM). The primary objective IJMDEM is to promote and
advance multimedia research from different aspects in multimedia data
engineering and management. It provides a forum for university researchers,
scientists, industry professionals, software engineers and graduate
students who need to be become acquainted with new theories, algorithms,
and technologies in multimedia engineering, and to all those who wish to
gain a detailed technical understanding of what multimedia engineering
involves. Novel and fundamental theories, algorithms, technologies, and
applications will be published to support this mission.

Among topics to be included (but not limited) are the following:
- content-based retrieval (image, video, audio, etc.)
- multimodal data analysis
- relevance feedback
- multimedia databases
- image/video/audio databases
- multimedia data mining
- learning support for multimedia data
- multimedia data engineering
- multimedia data modeling
- multimedia data indexing
- multimedia data storage
- security support for multimedia data
- new standards
- network support for multimedia data
- multimedia systems
- technologies and applications

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously
unpublished manuscripts will be considered. All manuscript
submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial
Review Board of the Journal and/or ad-hoc reviewers for a peer review.
Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based
on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be
submitted via email to chens@cs.fiu.edu.

All inquiries and submissions should be should be directed to the
attention of:

Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management
E-mail: chens@cs.fiu.edu