IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference
 

                                                Workshop on Multimedia Communications over Emerging Networks

The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers and application developers to exchange ideas, present results and share experience in various aspects of enhancing multimedia communication experiences in emerging networks.


Traditional topics of multimedia communication services like latency, privacy, fairness, transparency, security, manageability, provisioning, monitoring, and accounting may all have different measurements and meanings over emerging networks, such as broadband wireless networks, clouds, virtualized networks, tactical networks, delay tolerant networks, and Internet of things. What's the new measurement metrics, what's the new user expectations, what's the requirements we need to keep when performing traditional multimedia services over emerging networks, what kind of principles we need to hold on both client and server software to have better user experience of multimedia services. We need to answer all those questions to provide multimedia services over emerging networks to users. In addition, we also need to identify and develop new features and applications specifically for multimedia communications over emerging networks.

Topics of interest addressing the challenges including but not limited to: 

*Quality of Service (QoS) issues of multimedia services and applications over emerging networks
*Quality of Experience (QoE) issues, such as latency, fairness, and transparency of multimedia services and applications in emerging 
*Security and privacy issues of multimedia services and applications in  emerging networks
*User Interface (UI)/Human-Computer Interaction(HCI)/User Experience(UX) of multimedia service and applications in emerging networks
*Context-based communications over emerging networks
*Customer relationship/feedback analysis of multimedia communication services over emerging networks
*Manageability, provisioning, monitoring, and accounting of multimedia communication services over emerging networks
*Novel multimedia communication services and applications over emerging networks
*Signal processing for multimedia communications over emerging networks
*IPTV over emerging networks
*Sensor network technologies for multimedia communications
*P2P communications over emerging networks

Guidelines for Submission
Submitted papers must represent original material that is not currently under review in any other conference or journal, and has not been previously published. Paper length should not exceed five-page technical paper manuscript. The paper should be used as the basis for a 20 - 30 minute workshop presentation.


Papers should be submitted in .pdf format by selecting CCNC'12 on the EDAS paper submission website and then selecting the workshop submission link. Papers should be a maximum of 5 pages in length and follow the IEEE formatting rules.

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and on IEEE Xplore.

At least one author of accepted papers is required to register at the full registration rate.

Important Dates

Deadline for workshop papers: September 15, 2011

Acceptance of workshop papers: September 26, 2011
Camera-ready version (hard): October 14, 2011
Workshop presentations: January 14, 2012

Workshop Chairs
Prof. Thomas Magedanz, Technische Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany

Prof. Kurt Tutschku, University of Vienna, Austria
Xiaotao Wu, Avaya Labs Research, USA

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