Fifteenth Annual Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN'08)

January 30-31, 2008, San Jose, California (part of IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging)
Sponsored by SPIE and IS&T
In cooperation with ACM SIG Multimedia


For 15 years, the multimedia computing and networking conference has brought together researchers, practitioners and developers to contribute new ideas in all facets of multimedia systems, networking, applications, and other related areas of computing. Traditionally the conference features presentations of full and short papers, a keynote talk, and a panel of experts. Presenters are encouraged to make multimedia presentations and demonstrate their proposed solutions. Authors of a few accepted papers with the highest quality are invited to submit the extended version of their papers to a special issue of ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal.

Original papers are solicited on all emerging technologies and traditional areas of multimedia, including but not limited to:

  • Multimedia Networking
    • home, mobile and broadband networks
    • QoS control and scheduling
    • Push technologies, content distribution and other emerging access technologies
    • Peer-to-peer media systems
    • Internet data streaming, delivery and wide-area caching
    • Multimedia Security and Rights Management
  • Measurement and Modeling
    • performance measurement of multimedia systems
    • statistical modeling of server traffic and server software
    • multimedia system simulations and benchmark comparison
  • Multimedia Systems
    • Multimedia OS services
    • Power-aware systems
    • Video-on-demand services
    • Mixed and Augmented Reality Systems
  • Case Studies and Applications
    • Multimedia Search Engines
    • Entertainment and Networked Games
    • Distributed Augmented and Virtual Reality
    • Multimedia Authoring

Authors are invited to submit both research and industrial papers on original, unpublished work that is not currently under submission at any other conference. Papers whose contributions are supported by experimental evaluations are strongly encouraged. Both full and short papers are considered. All papers must be electronically submitted to the conference. Please visit the submission page for detailed instructions on how to format and submit your papers.


  • Paper Submission: 20 July 2007, 11:59 PST (Extended and Final)
  • Notification of Acceptance: 20 August 2007
  • Camera Ready Version: 12 November 2007
  • 200-word Final Summary: 19 November 2007
  • Conference 30-31 January, 2008

For more information, please contact the conference co-chairs:Reza Rejaie and Roger Zimmermann