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CFP:The First ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases

Mei-Ling Shyu shyu at shyu.eng.miami.edu
Wed Apr 23 00:33:19 EST 2003

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                ACM-MMDB 2003 Call for Papers

   The First ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases
                 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
                    November 7, 2003

The First ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases will
take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on November 7 2003.
The target audiences will be university researchers, scientists,
industry professionals, software engineers and graduate students
who need to become acquainted with new theories and technologies
in multimedia databases, and to all those who wish to gain a detailed
technical understanding of what multimedia databases involve. The
workshop will provide a forum for original research contributions
and practical system design, implementation, and applications of
multimedia databases. ACM MMDB 2003 will be held in conjunction
with The 12th International Conference on Information and Knowledge
Management (ACM CIKM 2003).

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

- multimedia database query processing
- multimedia database query languages
- multimedia database engine
- multimedia data modeling
- multimedia data indexing
- multimedia database searching
- multimedia data storage
- image/video/audio databases
- multimodal databases
- distributed multimedia databases
- content-based retrieval
- multimedia synchronization model
- new standards (XML, MPEG-7, etc.)
- multimedia database applications

Instructions for authors:

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results on the above
and related topics are solicited. All submitted papers will be refereed
for quality, originality and relevance by the Program Committee. The
acceptance/rejection of the papers will be based on the review results.
All questions should be addressed to the PC co-chairs.

Authors need to submit an abstract (in ascii) via email to
chens at cs.fiu.edu by May 20, 2003. An electronic version (PDF format)
of the full paper should be submitted by May 28, 2003 to the workshop
website (http://www.cs.fiu.edu/mmdb03). Papers must be prepared in
such a way that ensures they will print anywhere. Thus, you should
avoid using special fonts. Manuscripts must be in English and should
not exceed 5000 words. Submissions should include the title, author(s),
author's affiliation, e-mail address, tel/fax numbers, abstract, and
postal address on the first page.

If electronic submission is not possible, please send four copies of
the paper to the following postal address:

Dr. Shu-Ching Chen
Florida International University
School of Computer Science
11200 SW 8th Street, ECS 354
Miami, FL 33199, USA
tel: 305-348-3480
fax: 305-348-3549
email: chens at cs.fiu.edu

Important Dates:

Abstraction Submission Deadline: May 20, 2003 (Email in ascii to chens at cs.fiu.edu)
Full Paper Submission Deadline: May 28, 2003 (PDF format)
Notification of Results:        August 5, 2003
Camera Ready Copies:            September 3, 2003 (PDF, black and white only)
Registration Deadline:          September 10, 2003 (for authors)
Workshop date:                  November 7, 2003

Program Chairs:

Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Mei-Ling Shyu, University of Miami, USA

Program Committee:
Walid Aref            Purdue University, USA
Arbee L.P. Chen       National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Ming-Syan Chen	      National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chin-Wan Chung        Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Jen-Yao Chung         IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Isabel F. Cruz	      University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Chabane Djeraba       IRIN, University of Nantes, France
Forouzan Golshani     Arizona State University, USA
William I. Grosky     University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Mohand-Said Hacid     Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1-Batiment Nautibus, France
Harald Kosch          University Klagenfurt, Australia
Chung-Sheng Li        IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Qing Li               City University of Hong Kong, P.R. China
Xuan Liu              IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Chang-Tien Lu         Virginia Tech, USA
Wei-Ying Ma           Microsoft Research China, P.R. China
Stuart Rubin          Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, USA
Yong Rui              Microsoft Research, USA
Cyrus Shahabi         University of Southern California, USA
John R. Smith         IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Jaideep Srivastava    University of Minnesota, USA
V.S. Subrahmanian     University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Kian-Lee Tan          National University of Singapore, Singapore
Michalis Vazirgiannis Athens University of Economic and Business, Greece
Agnes Voisard         Fraunhofer ISST Berlin and Freie Universitdt Berlin, Germany
Roger Weber           ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Yi-Leh Wu	      VIMA Technologies, USA


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