The 17th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2015)

Miami Beach Resort & Spa, Miami, Florida USA

December 14-16, 2015 

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society

Research in multimedia computing is generally concerned with presentation, integration and computation of one or more media, such as text, image, graphics, audio, video, social data, and data collected from various sensors, etc., using computing techniques. The IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2015) is an international forum for researchers to exchange information regarding advances in the state of the art and practice of multimedia computing, as well as to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of multimedia computing. The technical program of ISM2015 will consist of invited talks, paper presentations, and panel discussions. Submissions are solicited for full papers and workshop papers.

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ISM 2015 features the following technical areas (click the CfP link below for area Call for Paper).


Paper Submission:

Authors are invited to submit Research Papers (6-page technical paper) and Workshop Proposals which will be included in the proceedings. Submissions of high quality papers describing mature results or on-going work are invited. More information is available on the ISM2015 web page. The Conference Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press. 

Distinguished quality papers presented at the conference will be selected for publication in a special track at IEEE Multimedia magazine.

There will be a Best Paper Award and a Best Student Paper Award competition. Award winners will be announced at the conference banquet.

Important Dates

Workshop Proposal Submission April 17, 2015
Workshop Notifications May 1, 2015
Paper Submission August 17, 2015 
Paper Notification September 17, 2015
Camera-Ready Paper Submission October 20, 2015

Conference Organizing Committee

General Co-chairs

  • Alberto Del Bimbo, University degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
  • Haohong Wang, TCL Research America, USA
  • Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
  • Heather Yu, Huawei R&D, USA
  • Roger Zimmermann, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Program Co-chairs

  • Yonghong Tian, Peking University, China
  • Min Chen, University of Washington Bothell, USA
  • Leonel Sousa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Industrial Program Chair

  • Ilja Radusch, Daimler Center or Automotive Information Technology Innovations, Germany (

Workshop Co-chairs

Panel Co-chairs

Demo Co-chairs

Publication Chair

Publicity Co-chairs

Best paper Award Committee Co-chairs

Finance Co-chairs

  • Carlos Cabrera, Florida International University, USA
  • Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
  • Chengcui Zhang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Local Arrangement Chair

  • Carlos Cabrera, Florida International University, USA
  • Tao Li, Florida International University, USA


Registration and Web Chair

Area Chairs

System and Architectures

Communications and Streaming

Media Interfaces

Content Understanding, Modeling, Management and Retrieval


Media Coding, Processing and Quality Measurement

Mobile Media