ACM Multimedia 2012 calls for full papers presenting interesting recent results or novel thought-provoking ideas in all areas of multimedia and its applications. At the same time, the conference calls for short papers presenting interesting and exciting recent results or novel thought-provoking ideas that are not quite ready for full papers, preferably including system demonstrations.

ACM Multimedia 2012 seeks contributions in the following 11 areas:
1.     Media Content Analysis and Processing
2.     Multimedia Activity and Event Understanding
3.     Multimedia Search and Retrieval
4.     Mobile and Location-Based Media
5.     Social Media 6.     Multimedia Systems and Middleware
7.     Media Transport and Sharing
8.     Multimedia Security and Forensics
9.     Multimedia Authoring, Production and Consumption
10.   Multimedia Interaction and Applications
11.   Multimedia Art, Entertainment and Culture

Important Dates
§  Abstract (only for full papers):     April 2, 2012 §  Manuscript for full/short papers:  April 9, 2012 §  Rebuttal (only for full papers):      TBD §  Notification:                                June 22, 2012
§  Camera-ready submission:            July 30, 2012 

Contact Address Program chairs: §  Shin’ichi Satoh (National Inst. of Informatics, JP) §  Thomas Plagemann (Univ. of Oslo, NO) §  Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft, US) §  Rong Yan (Facebook, US)