ACM TOMM (TOMCCAP) Call for Special Issue Proposals

ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications ACM TOMM (previously known as ACM TOMCCAP) Deadline for Proposal Submission: May, 1st 2015 Notification: June, 1st 2015 ACM TOMM is one of the world’s leading journals on multimedia. As in previous years, we are planning to publish a special issue … Read more

MPEG Column: 111th MPEG Meeting

— original posts here by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin The 111th MPEG meeting (note: link includes press release and all publicly available output documents) was held in Geneva, Switzerland showing up some interesting aspects which I’d like to highlight here. Undoubtedly, it was the shortest meeting I’ve ever attended (and my first meeting was #61) as … Read more

GamingAnywhere: An Open-Source Cloud Gaming Platform

Overview GamingAnywhere is an open-source clouding gaming platform. In addition to its openness, we design GamingAnywhere for high extensibility, portability, and reconfigurability. GamingAnywhere currently supports Windows and Linux, and can be ported to other OS’s including OS X and Android. Our performance study demonstrates that GamingAnywhere achieves high responsiveness and … Read more

PhD Thesis Summary

Abbas Javadtalab

Video streaming applications over best-effort networks, such as the Internet, have become very popular among Internet users. Watching live sports and news, renting movies, watching clips online, making video calls, and participating in videoconferences are typical video applications that millions of people use daily. One of the most challenging aspects … Read more

PhD Thesis Summary

Hoda Roodaki

With the growing demand for 3D video, efforts are underway to incorporate it in the next generation of broadcast and streaming applications and standards. Scalability is one possible solution to reduce the amount of data in multi-view/3D video in heterogeneous environments. But using Scalable Multi-view Video Coding (SMVC) for multi-view/3D … Read more

PhD Thesis Summary

Ying Zhang

In recent years, we have witnessed an overwhelming number of user-generated videos being captured on a daily basis. An essential reason is the rapid development in camera technology and hence videos are easily recorded on multiple portable devices, especially mobile smartphones. Such flexibility encourages the modern videos to be tagged … Read more

Award Opportunity

ACM TOMCCAP Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award – Call for Nominations

Information For Contributors The Editor-in-Chief of ACM TOMM invites you to nominate candidates for the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper. The award is given annually to the author(s) of an outstanding paper published in print in ACM TOMM within the previous legal … Read more

Award Opportunity

Call for Nominations: IEEE MultiMedia 2015 Best Paper Awards

IEEE MultiMedia 2015 Best Paper Awards IEEE MultiMedia is establishing the Best Paper Awards, starting in 2015.  There are two types of awards: Best Paper Awards: for regular papers and special issue papers. Best Department Article Awards: for department articles. Eligible Papers: Any paper published in IEEE MultiMedia in 2012, … Read more

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EMVA Young Professional Award

The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award to honor the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision, computer vision or image processing. It is the goal of the European Machine Vision Association -EMVA- to further innovation in our … Read more

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SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

Award Description This award will be presented at most once per year to a researcher whose PhD thesis has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications, or gives direct evidence of such impact. A selection committee will evaluate contributions towards advances in multimedia including multimedia … Read more

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SIGMM Rising Star Award 2015 — Call for nominations

AWARD DESCRIPTION Since 2014, ACM SIGMM presents a “Rising Star” Award annually, recognizing a young researcher – an individual either no older than 35 or within 7 years of PhD – who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of multimedia computing, communication and applications during this early part … Read more

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SIGMM Technical Achievement Award 2015 — Call for Nominations

for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications AWARD DESCRIPTION This award is presented every year to a researcher who has made significant and lasting contributions to multimedia computing, communication and applications. Outstanding technical contributions through research and practice are recognized. Towards this goal, contributions are considered from … Read more