[PD] [PD-announce] AXMEDIS2007 Call for Papers: content production protection distribution DRM

DISIT disitmail at wedel.dsi.unifi.it
Tue Mar 13 11:36:02 CET 2007

Dear Pd Announce 

You are cordially invited to participate at the AXMEDIS2007 International
Conference, 28th - 30th November 2007, Bacelona, Spain,
at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

This 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 modelling, business models, 
security and distribution, legal aspects, accessibility, transaction models, 
multimedia music, workflow, and much more.

The AXMEDIS2007 International Conference is a perfect occasion to discover
the state of the art and beyond, on the above mentioned technologies
and developments and to meet the industry 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.

AXMEDIS is supported by 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 Lituania), KTU, VRS Grupe, ACIT, Telecom Italia, 
Strategica, EXITECH, XIM, the MUSICNETWORK International Association,
the European Commission and many more.

See http://www.AXMEDIS.org/axmedis2007/

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

ps: if you are interested in the AXMEDIS activities and demonstration,
there will be a tutorial/workshop day on the 11th of April 2007 in Rome 
(see http://www.axmedis.org/cmcps2007/). 
Attendance is free but registration is required. Please visit the website
 and register if you are interested to attend the event.


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

Submission due: 13th April 2007
Conference date: 28th-30th Nov. 2007
Conference venue: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain)

In the Internet as well as in the digital era, cross-media production and 
distribution represent key developments and innovations that are fostered 
by emergent technologies to ensure better value for money while optimising
 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 

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Automatic cross-media production, collection, crawling, 
  composition, formatting, P2P, 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
- Workflow management systems
- Web services for content distribution
- Semantic Web for multimedia production and distribution
- Collaborative models and tools
- Distribution with P2P architectures
- Legal aspects related to digital content
- Collecting and clearing of rights and licences
- Business, payment and transaction models
- Digital Rights Management (DRM) models, tools, and interoperability
- Context Awareness
- Archives management for cultural and educational applications
- Synchronisation technologies and solutions
- Systems and approaches for content production/distribution on demand
- Content adaptation
- Accessibility and multimodal user interfaces
- Novel applications and case-studies of relevant technologies
- etc. etc. 

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

Research and applications Papers: Papers should describe original and 
significant work in the research and application of related topics. 
(i) Long papers: up to 8 pages, typically focused on research studies,
 applications and experiments (ii) Short papers: up to 4 pages, 
suitable for reporting work-in-progress or interim results.

Industrial Panels: The Conference will hold an Industrial Track composed
 by Panels consisting of position papers and round-tables on specific 
topics. For Panel Proposal (topic, prospective speakers etc), please 
see the Conference website. 

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 conference at axmedis.org 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 13th April 2007. Document style for research papers
 is available at the conference website. The conference proceedings are to 
be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. Selected papers will be 
considered for publication in special issues of one or more major 
peer-reviewed Journals in this domain. Papers from Industrial Panels and 
Workshops will be published in a separate volume of the proceedings by a
 University Press.

Jaime Delgado, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Kia Ng, University of Leeds, UK
Domenico Dato, TISCALI, Italy
AXMEDIS 2007 Chairs

past conferences had more than 200 registered people each:  

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ps: if you are interested in the AXMEDIS activities and demonstration,
there will be a tutorial/workshop day on the 11th of April 2007 in Rome 
(see http://www.axmedis.org/cmcps2007/). 
Attendance is free but registration is required. Please visit the website
 and register if you are interested to attend the event.
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