General Chair:

Prof.  Hsiao-Hwa Chen

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan


Program Chairs:


Dr. Liang Zhou

Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Nanjing, China



Prof. Honggang Wang

University of Massachusetts

Dartmouth, MA, USA


Program Committee:TBD

Recent advances in communications technologies have witnessed a growing and evolving multimedia content delivery market based on information gathering, manipulation, and dissemination. It is a fact that personal communications, computing, broadcasting, entertainment, etc. have turned into streams of multimedia content, and the various communication and network technologies have become the means to carry that content to a wide variety of terminals. Wireless channel unreliability, stringent delay constraints, multimedia quality sensitivity, energy efficiency requirement and embedded system computing power are all significant challenges for transmitting multimedia content over a variety of networks especially wireless networks. Therefore, there are strong needs to develop novel wireless multimedia transmission protocols, scheduling algorithms, and optimization strategies to satisfy future users’ requirements. There are many issues that need to be addressed, such as signal processing, collaborations, power management, flexible delivery, dynamic access, telecommunications, networking, etc., due to the multidisciplinary nature of the applications in advanced multimedia communications and services.

The goal of this workshop is to bring together the state-of-the-art research contribution that describes original and unpublished work addressing the new emerging techniques on multimedia communications and services. It seeks high quality submissions in both theoretical and practical research. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following scopes:

  • IPTV, 3DTV, and mobile TV-related efforts
  • Enabling multimedia capability in E-healthcare, smart house, etc.
  • Wireless multimedia sensor networks
  • Frontiers in game theory and multimedia systems
  • Ubiquitous and "green" multimedia design next-generation networks
  • Energy-efficient and scalable control in next-generation wireless video terminals
  • Distributed video coding and dissemination in wireless networks
  • Multimedia communications in new emerging systems
  • Cross-layer design for multimedia communications
  • Distributed coding and joint source-channel coding
  • Resource allocation and system scheduling
  • Multimedia security issues
  • Multimedia services and applications over emerging networks
  • Multimedia content distribution: infrastructure and algorithms

A submission is 5 standard IEEE conference page; one more page is allowed with additional publication fee. All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of five (5) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with overlength page charge if accepted). Note that the maximum number of pages for a paper is 6; 5 pages plus 1 additional page allowed with a charge for the one additional page of USD100 if accepted. Papers exceeding 6 pages will not be accepted at EDAS, nor reviewed at all. All papers must be submitted electronically through Submission Guidelines at Globecom 2011 conference site.

Important Dates:
Submissions: July 17, 2011
Decisions: August 15, 2011
Camera Ready: August 31, 2011