CALL FOR PAPERS
The aim of the 2nd International ICST Conference on User Centric Media, UCMEDIA 2010, is to enhance the understanding of recent and anticipated advances in user centric media creation, discovery, distribution and consumption in Future Internet, and their applications to entertainment, education, information and arts. UCMedia seeks contributions from different domains, related to technology, business, the creative process and user-based studies. Research based on cross disciplinary approaches is particularly welcomed.
Keynote speaker: Leonardo Chiariglione, CEDEO.net and SmartRM, Inc.
The focus of UCMedia 2010 is on "The user in Future Media Internet". UCMedia welcomes contributions from academics, technologists, artists, designers, industry representatives and analysts. Papers are solicited on the following topics (but not limited to):
User Media forms and production
User centric media services in the extended home
Enhanced content representations (3DTV, Ultra HD TV, holograms, etc).
Implementation and experimentation of Future Internet applications e.g. virtual 3D worlds, collaborative platforms and holograms
Novel Networked Media Systems to support human creativity at the cross roads of ICT and arts/design research
User generated content creation, management and consumption systems
Framed communication experiences
New forms of interactive storytelling
Open Future Internet network architectures for seamless, scalable multimedia content delivery
Content-awareness and content location awareness
Adaptive, polymorphic and reconfigurable systems for Future Media Internet environments
Content aware networks and network aware content/applications
Peer-to-peer streaming prototypes and their implementation in the Future Media Internet
Cross-layer dynamic adaptation and end-to-end QoS issues for heterogeneous networks
Innovative, adaptive and self-configuring mobile and wireless applications
Encoding technologies for maintaining the integrity and optimise the quality of experience.
- Content distribution and distributed caching for multimedia content streaming
User Media access, discovery and consumption
User Communities Systems and Platforms
Content adaptability and enrichment
Search and retrieval of networked multimedia content
Personalized Access to Media Systems
Trust, privacy, security and protection
CD proceedings will be distributed during the conference days and will be published by Springer LNICST.
BEST PAPER AWARD
A Best Paper Award, sponsored by ICST, will be awarded to UCMedia 2010 best paper. The award will consist of commemorative diploma and a waiver for the registration fee of User Centric Media Conference 2011.
Prospective authors are invited to propose papers for presentation in any of the technical areas listed above. UCMedia will accept submissions in the following categories:
IMPORTANT DATES - EXTENDED DEADLINE
May 21st, 2010June 4th, 2010
Notification to authors:
June 21st, 2010July 5th, 2010
Camera-ready papers due (hard deadline):
June 9th, 2010July 19th , 2010
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