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Abstract—This department presents publishing opportunities to multimedia researchers, as well as announcing pertinent upcoming conferences.

Keywords—call for papers, conferences, workshops

Int'l Conf. Telecommunications 8–10 June 2009 Zagreb, Croatia

Technically sponsored by the IEEE Croatia Section and the IEEE Communications Society, ConTEL 2009 will provide an opportunity for the academic and industrial community to address new research challenges, share solutions, and discuss issues in information and communication technology related to modern telecommunications. The conference will include a doctoral symposium event where PhD students can share their research results and experiences with other students at a similar stage in their work, and get constructive criticism and helpful feedback from established researchers. A one-day event, the 1st Int'l Workshop on IPTV Technologies and Multidisciplinary Applications, will take place in conjunction with ConTEL 2009. The purpose of the workshop, tentatively scheduled for 8 June 2009, is to address various aspects of Internet Protocol TV in multimedia broadcasting. These aspects include architectural standardization, content protection, quality of service, quality of experience, and middleware.

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IEEE Int'l Symp. World of Wireless, Mobile, and Multimedia Networks 15–19 June 2009 Kos, Greece

The evolution of wireless networking technologies is offering an increasing wealth of opportunities for distributing multimedia content over wireless networks, enabling dissemination of professional content to mobile users and facilitating shared, user-generated content. This symposium will address research challenges in moving toward a pervasive world of wireless, mobile, and multimedia communications. The WoWMoM 2009 technical program will include two-day workshops on hot topics related to wireless, mobile, and multimedia networks.

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Int'l Conf. Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment 22–24 June 2009 Amsterdam

The INTETAIN 09 conference is designed to stimulate interaction among academic researchers and commercial developers of interactive entertainment systems. The global theme of the 2009 conference is playful interaction, with others and with the environment. Topics covered will include devices supporting interactive systems (such as mobile devices, home entertainment centers, haptic devices, wall screen displays, information kiosks, holographic displays, fog screens, distributed smart sensors, immersive screens, and wearable devices), intelligent computational technologies used to build the interactive systems, and interactive applications for entertainment.

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IEEE Int'l Conf. Web Services 6–10 July 2009 Los Angeles, California, US

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, ICWS will provide an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of Web services, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of Web services. ICWS 2009 will take place with the World Congress on Services to enable exploration of all aspects of services, including science and technology.

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Calls for Papers

Int'l Symp. Image and Signal Processing and Analysis 16–18 September 2009 Salzburg, Austria

Cosponsored by the European Association for Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Society, and IEEE Region 8, this symposium's scientific program consists of invited lectures, regular papers, and posters. The aim of the symposium is to foster interaction between researchers and to exchange new ideas.

Full paper submissions are due 15 April 2009. For a detailed list of conference themes, visit

ACM Multimedia 19–24 October 2009 Beijing

ACM Multimedia 2009 invites paper submissions covering all aspects of multimedia computing: from underlying technologies to applications, theory to practice, and servers to networks to devices. The technical program will consist of plenary sessions and talks with topics of interest in multimedia content analysis, processing, and retrieval; multimedia networking, sensor networks, and systems support; multimedia tools, end systems, and applications; and human-centered multimedia.

The full paper registration (abstract-submission) deadline is 10 April 2009. Visit for information on other deadlines.


Volume 15, issue 4, page 48: the affiliation for Tiago Guerreiro, Paulo Lagoá, Hugo Nicolau, Daniel Gonçalves, and Joaquim A. Jorge should be "Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group/INESC-ID."

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