=========================================================================== CALL FOR PAPERS 19th International Packet Video Workshop (PV 2012) 10-11 May, 2012 - Munich, Germany - www.pv2012.org Paper submission deadline: December 15, 2011 =========================================================================== The 2012 International Packet Video Workshop (PV 2012) is devoted to presenting technological advancements and innovations in video and multimedia transmission over packet networks, in particular wireless and Internet networks. The workshop provides a unique venue for people from the media coding and networking fields to meet, interact, and exchange ideas. Its charter is to promote the research and development in emerging video streaming and multimedia networking. PV 2012 will be held in Munich, Germany, on May 10-11, 2012. As in previous years, the workshop will be a single-track event and welcomes paper submissions from both cutting edge research and business and consumer applications. Prospective authors are invited to submit an electronic version of full papers, in PDF format, up to 6 printed pages in length (double column). At least one author must register for the workshop at full rate for the inclusion of the paper in the PV 2012 proceedings. Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their work at the workshop. Topics of interest include - Media streaming over Internet/wireless networks - Interactive video applications - Large scale multimedia processing and distribution via cloud computing - Peer-to-Peer systems - Multimedia stream mining - Network coding for multimedia communications - Multi-terminal media communications - Quality assessment for multimedia communication - Cross-layer optimization of multimedia systems - Scalable coding and delivery - Error resilient video coding and transport - Error concealment and post-processing - Telecollaboration and telepresence - Speech, audio, image, graphics, video and text coding for network communication - Standards for multimedia communication and related issues - Multimedia processing and distribution in online communities - Animation, virtual reality and 3D imaging over network - Network gaming and graphical communication - Security, privacy, and protection for multimedia delivery - Distributed multimedia database and digital library - Network economics for multimedia application - Communication aspects of mobile augmented reality and media search The workshop will feature keynote talks by leading researchers from academia and industry on current topics in packet video. The following experts have agreed to delivery keynote talks at PV 2012. - Bernd Girod, Stanford University - Alexander Raake, Deutsche Telekom Labs/TU Berlin - Frank Fitzek, Aalborg University - George Wright, BBC Research, UK Prospective authors are also invited to submit papers to the special sessions: 1) HTTP-based media streaming Organizer: Thomas Stockhammer, Nomor 2) Streaming of 3D content Organizers: Gene Cheung, National Institute of Informatics, Japan Bruno Macchiavello, University of Brasilia 3) QoE-driven media delivery Organizer: Maria Martini, Kingston University 4) Cloud-based media delivery Organizers: Yonggang Wen and Xiaoqing Zhu, Cisco 5) IPTV Organizer: Ali Begen, Cisco 6) Coding and transmission for video conferencing and telepresence Organizers: Frank Hartung, FH Aachen Per Fr÷jdh, Ericsson Research Mathias Wien, RWTH Aachen The workshop will also feature moderated panel discussions and best paper awards. The workshop proceedings will be available through IEEExplore (to be confirmed). Authors should use the IEEE conference template files for the paper submission. Authors can specify upon submission whether their submission should be considered for one of the special sessions or as part of the regular program. Important Dates: - Paper Submission Due: December 15, 2011 - Notification of Paper Acceptance: February 29, 2012 - Camera-Ready Paper Due: March 31, 2012 =========================================================