CLOSED: Call for Papers: Special Issue on Advanced Multimedia and Multimodal AI

IEEE Intelligent Systems seeks submissions for this upcoming special issue.
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Submissions Due: 1 June 2023

Important Dates

  • Submissions Due: 1 June 2023
  • Publication: Jan/Feb 2024

With the development of Internet technologies, large volumes of multimedia and more generally, multimodal data, can easily be shared among different users or entities for the purpose of diagnosis, analysis, search, recommendation, and prediction etc. in a variety of critical application contexts with no hard-copy backups being kept. Over the past few years, multimedia and multimodal applications have continued to utilize Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to bring revolutionary advancement in numerous applications and domains including multimedia content analysis, multimedia social networks, multimodal learning, and multimedia database management. Although AI is not new to multimedia, the researchers are trying to take advantage of the most recent AI technologies in multimedia research to further advance the field. However, many challenges remain such as obtaining, analyzing and managing clean, large, and comprehensive multimedia and multimodal data, security, and applications, etc., which calls for advanced multimedia and multimodal AI to tackle these problems and to lead to great opportunities in the near future. Topics include, but are not limited to

  • Multimedia and multimodal deep learning
  • Multimedia and multimodal data analytics
  • AI-based multimedia security and privacy processing
  • Intelligent computational techniques for multimedia and multimodal data
  • AI-based multimodal detection, retrieval, fusion, analysis, and recommendation 
  • AI for remote and mobile multimedia processing and systems
  • Multimedia and multimodal intelligent systems
  • Explainable AI (XAI) on multimedia and multimodal applications
  • AI-enabled multimedia and multimodal applications
  • Multimedia and multimodal AI for social good

Submission Guidelines

For author information and guidelines on submission criteria, please visit the IS Author Information page. Please submit papers through the ScholarOne system, and be sure to select the special-issue name. Manuscripts should not be published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Please submit only full papers intended for review, not abstracts, to the ScholarOne portal.


Please contact the guest editors at

Guest Editors:

  • Amit Kumar Singh, National Institute of Technology Patna (India) 
  • Stefano Berretti, University of Florence (Italy)
  • Abderrahim BENSLIMANE, University of Avignon (France)
  • Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland Baltimore County (USA)