The 19th IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2018)

July 23-27, 2018

San Diego, USA

Call for Papers

The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) has been the multimedia conference sponsored by four IEEE societies since 2000. It serves as a forum to promote the exchange of the latest advances in multimedia technologies, systems, and applications from both the research and development perspectives of the circuits and systems, communications, computer, and signal processing communities. An exposition of multimedia products, animations and industries will be held in conjunction with the conference. The theme of the 2018 conference will be “Data-driven Media Computing”, which plays a key role in modern multimedia technologies.

ICME 2018 will showcase high quality oral and poster presentations and demonstration sessions. It will also feature IEEE societies sponsored Workshops. We welcome researchers, developers and practitioners to organize Workshops on various new emerging topics. Industrial exhibitions are held in conjunction with the main conference. Proposals for Tutorials, Special Sessions, and Demos are also invited. Please visit the ICME 2018 website for submission details.

The conference will select and recognize one diamond and six platinum awards by following the10K Best paper awards established by the ICME Steering Committee in 2017. Several other awards sponsored by industry and institutions will also be offered. Accepted papers have to be registered and presented; otherwise, they will not be included in the IEEE Xplore Library.

Authors are invited to submit a full paper (two-column format, 6 pages maximum). Reviewing will be double blind. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Big multimedia data design and creation
  • Deep learning for multimedia
  • Multimedia search and recommendation
  • Multimedia content analytics
  • Social and cloud-based multimedia
  • 3D multimedia and AR/VR
  • Multimedia quality assessment and metrics
  • Multi-modal media computing and human-machine interaction
  • Multimedia communications, networking and mobility
  • Multimedia security, privacy and forensics
  • Multimedia software, hardware and application systems
  • Multimedia standards, trends and related issues

Important Dates

Date Event
October 02, 2017 Special Session Proposal
October 16, 2017 Special Session Notification
October 23, 2017 Workshop Proposal Proposal
October 23, 2017 Panel Proposal
October 23, 2017 Tutorial Proposal
November 06, 2017 Workshop Proposal Notification
November 06, 2017 Panel Notification
November 06, 2017 Tutorial Notification
December 15, 2017 Regular Paper Abstract Proposal
December 15, 2017 Regular Paper Proposal
March 12, 2018 Regular Paper Notification
March 19, 2018 Workshop Paper Proposal
March 19, 2018 Demo Paper Proposal
April 13, 2018 Camera-Ready Regular Paper Proposal
April 23, 2018 Workshop Paper Notification
April 23, 2018 Demo Paper Notification
May 11, 2018 Camera-Ready Workshop Proposal
May 11, 2018 Camera-Ready Demo Paper Proposal

Organizing Committee

General Chairs

  • C.-C. Jay Kuo, USC, USA
  • Truong Nguyen, UCSD, USA
  • Wenjun Zeng, MSRA, China

Program Chairs

  • Pamela Cosman, UCSD, USA
  • Yap-Peng Tan, NTU, Singapore
  • Sanghoon Lee, Yonsei U., Korea
  • Min Chen, U. of Washington, Bothell, USA
  • Mugen Peng, Beijing U of Posts & Telecom, China
  • Junsong Yuan, NTU, Singapore

Plenary Chairs

  • John Apostolopoulos, Cisco, USA
  • Haohong Wang, TCL, USA

Workshop Chairs

  • Mohan S. Kankanhalli, NUS, Singapore
  • Kai Yang, Bell Labs, USA

Tutorial Chairs

  • Jane Wang, UBC, Canada
  • Vicky Zhao, Tsinghua, China

Panel Chairs

  • Jiebo Luo, U. of Rochester, USA
  • Qi Tian, UT San Antonio, USA

Special Session Chairs

  • Yonggang Wen, NTU, Singapore
  • Chia-Wen Lin, NTHU, Taiwan

Demo/Expo Chairs

  • Michel Sarkis, Qualcomm, USA
  • Heather Yu, Huawei, USA

Grand Challenges Chair

  • Vasudev Bhaskaran, Qualcomm, USA

Industrial Program Chairs

  • Khaled El-Maleh, Qualcomm, USA
  • Felix Fernandes, Apple, USA

Student Program Chair

  • Prasad Calyam, U. of Missouri, USA

Finance Chair

  • Yan Sun, U. of Rhode Island, USA

Publicity Chairs

  • Panayiotis Georgiou, USC, USA
  • William Grosky, U. of Michigan, USA
  • Mark Liao, Acad. Sinica, Taiwan
  • Liang Zhou, Nanjing U. of Posts & Telecommunication, China

Registration Chair

  • Yusuf Ozturk, SDSU, USA

Local/Event Chair

  • Sunil Kumar, SDSU, USA