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Subject: AXMEDIS2008 Call for Paper and/or workshops
Dear Caml List 

You are cordially invited to pose your attention to  
AXMEDIS 2008 International Conference, 17-19th Nov. 2008, 
Florence, Italy.

AXMEDIS is a large conference and community with strong innovation and 
research programme. You can see a part of the presentations already defined 
on the AXMEDIS conference web site: 

http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2008/
http://www.axmedis.org/com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=165&Itemid=79
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2008draft/openconf/openconf.php

AXMEDIS 2008 will be a significant and exciting event on cross-media, content
production GRID, content protection, interoperable DRM (digital rights
management), multimedia terminals, multiple-play, multichannel, multi
devices, MPEG-21 terminal and tools, authoring tools, digital media, 
P2P, OMA, multi-channel delivery, content modeling, business models, 
security and distribution, digital signature, legal aspects, accessibility, 
transaction models, social network, semantic modeling, multimedia music, 
workflow, and much more.

The AXMEDIS2008 International Conference is a perfect occasion to get
the state of the art and beyond, on the above mentioned technologies
and developments and to meet the most relevant industrial leaders, 
leading researchers, experts and practitioners from both industrial 
and research institutes, including European digital content providers, 
integrators, distributors, technology providers, market leaders and prestigious  
research institutions, social networks. 

AXMEDIS is supported by more than 45 sponsors: Universitat Politecnica de 
Catalunya, University of Florence, ICSRiM, University of Leeds, EPFL, 
EUTELSAT, FHG-IGD, Giunti ILABS, HP, BBC, SDAE, TISCALI, SIAE, AFI, 
Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, SEJER, University of Reading,
Pekin University, TEO (telecom Lithuania), KTU, ELION, VRS Grupe, ACIT, 
Telecom Italia, Strategica, EXITECH, XIM, the MUSICNETWORK International 
Association, the European Commission and many more.

See http://www.AXMEDIS.org/axmedis2008/

Please feel free to forward and redistribute this email to everyone
who may be interested in this event and to all relevant mailing lists.
Please do not hesitate to inform us if this email has not been of your
interest.

Best regards,
Paolo Nesi 

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CALL for papers, AXMEDIS2008
4th International Conference Automated solutions for Cross Media Content 
and Multi-channel Distribution
HTTP://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2008

Submission due: 1 April 2008
Conference date: 17th-19th Nov. 2008
Conference venue: Florence, Italy

AXMEDIS2008 aims to explore all subjects, latest developments, future trends,
 of technologies and their applications. 
With a particularly attention to new concepts, requirements, prototypes,
 research ideas, and findings which could contribute to cross fertilization
 and convergence of research and industrial communities. This is the 4th 
conference of a series pressed by IEEE and FUP with high level papers and 
large audience and distribution.  

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- formats and models for multi-channel content distribution and interoperability
- automated content production, collection, crawling, composition, formatting 
- cultural heritage content and solutions
- solutions and tools for e-commerce, education entertainment 
- content processing languages and tools 
- GRID and distributed systems for content production
- collaborative/cooperative models and tools, CSCW
- social network and models
- content distribution: streaming and downloading 
- digital libraries and distributed systems
- systems and approaches for content production/distribution on demand
- multimedia middleware
- multimedia software engineering
- mobiles technologies for content distribution and optimisation
- intelligent content, semantic content and models
- interactive multimedia models 
- P2P solutions and architectures
- workflow management systems Web services and web portals for content 
  distribution
- Digital Rights Management (DRM) models, tools, and DRM interoperability
- multimedia standards: MPEG-7, MPEG-21, MXF, SMIL, HTML, News, etc.
- multimedia and packaging formats
- distributed games and serious games
- Quality of Service, QoS, control and planning
- user profiling, and behaviour
- agents and autonomous systems
- legal aspects related to digital content
- context awareness and solutions
- distribution of computer graphics and 3D content 
- distributed information retrieval 
- synchronisation technologies and solutions
- accessibility and multimodal user interfaces
- e-conference, e-medicine and e-lecture 
- distributed virtual environment, virtual school, virtual university, 
  and virtual learning 
- content monitoring technologies 
- watermarking and fingerprinting techniques
- audio and video fingerprinting and recognition

and all related topics, do not hesitate to contact the chairs if you 
have a proposal for the conference. 

Applications and Industrial Presentations and Demos: Proposals for 
presentations of applications and tools, including case studies and 
reports on the application and/or utilization of tools, industrial 
practices and models, or tool/system demonstrations: 
Long papers up to 8 pages, Short papers up to 4 pages, Demo: up to 2 pages.

Workshops and Panels: The Conference will hold Workshops and Panels 
consisting of research and industry position papers on specific topics. 
Research and Development projects of EC or other organizations are invited 
to propose workshops or panels. For these proposals please contact the 
general chair: Paolo Nesi (University of Florence) at nesi@dsi.unifi.it  
providing topics, speakers, and aims. 

All submissions and proposals must be in English and submitted in PDF 
or Microsoft Word format using the submission portal on the conference 
web site no later than 1 April 2008. 
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2008draft/openconf/openconf.php

Document style is available at the conference website. 
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2005/docs/instruct.pdf
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2005/docs/instruct.doc
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2005/docs/instruct.ps
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2005/docs/IEEE_CS_Latex.zip

The conference proceedings will be published by IEEE Compo. Soc.

thanks for your patience and interest from 
AXMEDIS 2008 Chairs
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2008

past conferences:  
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2007
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2006
http://www.axmedis.org/axmedis2005

consortium site
http://www.axmedis.org

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