Call for Papers

Call for Papers

All papers received will be peer-reviewed following the usual reviewing standards. All accepted papers will be formally published and available throug IEEE Xplore.

The IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting 2011, the 6th in the series, will be held in the Metropolitan Area Nuremberg, Germany. The symposium will be a premier forum for the presentation and exchange of technical advances in the rapidly converging areas of multimedia broadcasting, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and networking technologies.

The symposium seeks technical papers on the following topics:

  1. Multimedia systems and services
    1. Mobile TV
    2. IPTV & Internet TV
    3. DTV and broadband multimedia systems
    4. VoD, interactivity, datacasting
    5. Field trials and test results
    6. Content management
    7. Service deployments
  2. Multmedia Devices
    1. Display technology
    2. Acquisition technology
    3. Set-top box and home networking
    4. Mobile, portable, and handheld devices
  3. Multimedia Quality: Performance Evaluation
    1. Performance evaluation
    2. Objective evaluation techniques
    3. Subjective evaluation techniques
  4. Multimedia Processing
    1. Audio technology
    2. Video coding and processing
    3. Content adaptation and scaling
    4. Error resilient and concealment
    5. Rate control
    6. Retrieval and indexing
    7. 3-D and multi-view video
    8. Content protection and watermarking
  5. Transmission and Networking
    1. Channel modeling and simulation
    2. Channel coding, modulation, multiplexing
    3. Signal processing for transmission
    4. Propagation and coverage
    5. Congestion control
    6. Traffic and performance monitoring
    7. Networking and QoS

Call for Tutorials: Proposals for half-day tutorials are also solicited based on the topics listed above.

Call for Panels: Proposals are solicited for panels on technology, application, business, and policy-related issues and opportunities for multimedia and broadcasting industry.

Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts of about 1000 words by e-mail to e-mail protected from spam bots, enable JavaScript to view it . Each abstract must include at least two key words chosen from the topics mentioned above. Please indicate that the abstract is submitted to the IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting 2011, and include the corresponding authorís full name and contact information including: Affiliation, address, e-mail, and phone number.

Important Dates

December 03, 2010: (Extended !) Deadline for abstract submission
February 4, 2011: Notification of acceptance
May 6, 2011: Deadline for submission of full papers