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Date: 2007-08-28 (15:49)
From: disitmail@m...
Subject: AXMEDIS2007 Call for industrial application and/or demonstrations
Dear Caml List 

You are cordially invited to pose your attention to some opportunities 
offered by AXMEDIS 2007 International Conference, 28-30th Nov. 2007, 
Barcelona, Spain, at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya:

- call for Industrial Applications and/or Demonstrations
- Call for participation at the AXMEDIS 2007 conference
- meet AXMEDIS people and experts at IBC 2007:    at stand 6.008

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:

AXMEDIS 2007 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 AXMEDIS2007 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, 
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.


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

Best regards,
Paolo Nesi and Jaime Delgado

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CALL for Industrial Applications and/or Demonstrations
3rd International Conference on Automated Production of Cross Media Content 
for Multi-channel Distribution

Submission due: 23 September 2007
Conference date: 28th-30th Nov. 2007
Conference venue: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain)

In the era of the digital world and the Internet, cross-media production, 
business models and distribution represent key developments and 
innovations that are fostered by emergent technologies to ensure 
better value for money while optimizing productivity and market coverage. 
AXMEDIS2007 aims to explore all subjects and topics related to cross-media 
and digital-media content production, processing, management, standards,  
representation, sharing, protection and rights management interoperability, 
to address the latest developments and future trends of the technologies and
their applications, its impact and exploitation. We are particularly interested 
in exchanging concepts, requirements, prototypes, research ideas, and findings 
which could contribute to academic research or could be beneficial to business 
and industrial communities.

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Automated media production, collection, crawling, composition, etc.
- Formats and models for multi-channel content distribution and interoperability
- Multimedia standards: MPEG-7, MPEG-21, DMP, etc.
- High quality audio visual coding
- Multimedia music representation and formatting
- Watermarking and fingerprinting techniques
- GRID and distributed systems for content production
- Real-time streaming media distribution
- Multimedia middleware
- digital signatures
- Workflow management systems
- Web services for content distribution
- Semantic Web for multimedia production and distribution
- Collaborative models and tools
- Distribution with P2P architectures for B2B and among consumers
- Legal aspects related to digital content
- Collecting and clearing of rights and licenses
- Business, payment and transaction models
- Digital Rights Management (DRM) models, tools, and interoperability
- Context Awareness
- intelligent content and narrative aspects
- Archives management for cultural and educational applications
- Synchronization technologies and solutions
- Systems and approaches for content production/distribution on demand
- Content adaptation
- semantic modeling and content evolution/dynamics
- Accessibility and multimodal user interfaces
- Novel applications and case-studies of relevant technologies
- social networks
- etc. etc. 

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: Proposals for workshops are welcome. The format is open. 
European Commission and/or other large Research and Development projects
are invited to consider proposing a Workshop. 

Please contact for details.

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 23 Sept 2007. Document style is available at 
the conference website. The conference proceedings will be published by 
the Florence University Press before the conference. 

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CALL for Participation to AXMEDIS2007
3rd International Conference on Automated Production of Cross Media Content 
for Multi-channel Distribution

Scientific papers accepted so far, programme include:

Workshops include:
- 3rd i-Maestro Workshop on Technology Enhanced Music Education (call is still open)
- Technologies for Content Enrichment in the Web2.0 era, VARIAZIONI project

Panels include:
- Digital context, collective licensing and cultural diversity; the way forward
- Architectures for security and DRM, VISNET-II
- Rights Expression Languages Interoperability

Tutorials include:
- Content production and distribution for multichannel distribution
- AXMEDIS automated content production and processing
- etc.

The registration page is open with early registration rate is

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thanks for your patience and interest from 
AXMEDIS 2007 Chairs

P. Nesi, J. Delgado, K. Ng, D. Dato, P. Bellini

past conferences:

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