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The Fourth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications

ICDT 2009

July 20-25, 2009 - Colmar, France


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Submission (full paper) Feb 20 February 27, 2009
Notification March 25 March 28, 2009
Registration April 15, 2009
Camera ready April 20, 2009

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services
Posted: IEEE Digital Library
Indexing process

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Tracks:

MULTE: Multimedia Telecommunications

Frameworks, architectures, systems for delivering voices, audio, and data; Methodologies, technologies, procedures and mechanisms; IMT-2000 concepts; IMS concepts (IP Multimedia Systems); Bluetooth and WLAN coexistence on handsets; Packet-based multimedia communication systems; Converging technology for voice and data networks; Accessibility features for unpaired users; Confidentiality for audiovisual services; Multimedia transmission performance; Multiplexing and synchronization; Directory services for multimedia; Computation complexity and costs (multiple simultaneous decoders); Coding efficiency (embedded, bit-plane, arithmetic); Compatibility between Analog/DVD and networks; IP4/IP6 transition and NAT; QoS/SLA, perceptual QoS, and formal visual tests; Temporal and spatial scalability; Pre-processing and predictive coding; Coding with regions-of-interest; Secure transcoding; Computation power and resolution; Transform and quantization; Entropy coding; Lossless and lossy compression; Transmission in noisy environments; Voice/video/data in 4G; Specialized medical applications; Medical imaging and communications networks; MPEG for endoscopy, microscopy, radiology, surgery; Medical archiving systems; Digital devices for image capturing (microscope, stethoscope); Digital equipments and digital cinema; Digital signature protection 

SIGNAL: Signal processing in telecommunications

Signal processing theory and practice; Image and multidimensional signal processing; Signal filter design and structures; Multirate filtering, filter banks, and adaptive filters; Fast signal processing algorithms; Nonlinear signals and systems; Nonuniform transformation; 2D nonuniform DFT; Fast algorithm of NDFT; Advanced image/video coding; Advanced prediction techniques; Signal detection and reconstruction; Spectral estimation and time-frequency analysis; Higher order spectrum analysis; Parameter estimation; Array signal processing; Statistical signal analysis; Signal and system modeling; Cyclostationary signal analysis; Active noise control, active noise reduction and echo cancellation; Psychoacoustics and room acoustics; Signal processing for music; Binaural systems and multidimensional signal systems; Geophysical and seismic signal processing; Nonlinear interpolation/resampling; Extensions to wavelet based coding (x-lets); Low complexity image/video compression; Multiple resolution signal processing; New approach to digital signal processing; Compression of random data; Recompression of compressed data; 2D projection of 3D data; Stereo data matching; Emerging applications requiring new compression tools; Unified compression and recognition; H.264 and latest video coding standards; Latest audio coding standards  

DATA: Data processing

Data transmission and reception mechanisms and techniques; Enhanced tools for video data integrity; Data mining, filtering, and reporting; Secure data transmission; Transmission media and data encoding; Text reading devices (super-pen, pen-elite, reading-pen); Scanned and generated lossy (progressive) multi-page text; (Visually) lossless mechanisms; Pricing data transmission; Differential data transmission systems; Data transmission equipments and transmission rates; Delay-constrained data transmission; Undersea and satellite data transmission techniques; Performance evaluation of data transmission; Multicast data transmission; High speed data transmission; Data transmission control; Integrity and privacy in data transmission; Data transmission standards 

AUDIO: Audio transmission and reception systems

Audio transmission and reception systems and devices; Digital audio transmission signal processing; Audio transmission over Internet; Audio Multiplexing Transmission Systems; Stereo audio transmission signal; Digital infrared audio transmission; Multi-stream and multi-path audio transmission; Wireless-compressed digital audio transmission; Perceptual coding for audio transmission and storage; Laser audio transmission; Synchronizing video and audio transmission; Wide-band audio transmission; Index-frame audio transmission; Digital audio transmission rights; Noise in wireless audio transmission; Audio tools and products; Standards 

VOICE: Voice over packet networks

Planning and implementing voice networks and systems; Voice transmission systems; Voice transmission performance; Quality real-time voice transmission; Metrics for quality of voice transmission; Stereophonic voice transmission systems; Header Compression for VoIP over WLAN; Voice over IP solution for mobile radio interoperability; VoIP over cable TV networks; VoIP over Wi-Max

VIDEO: Video, conferencing, telephony

Digital video; Video coding formats (ITU-T, SMPTE 421M, AVS-China); Video coders and decoders; Profiles, latency, intermediate formats; Video surveillance and privacy; Video feature requirements; Network video recorders; Graceful degradation of archive video; Video data integrity (error detection, tamper resistance); Alarm events for voice content (motion detection, object tracking, face recognitions); Coding efficiency and distributed video coding; Compression and scrambling; Enhanced tools for video data integrity; Multiple reference pictures; Intra-layer and inter-layer prediction; Fading prediction and loop filter; Video with compression errors; Viewing distance and perceptual quality; Video quality models; Omnidirectional video; 3D video; Video standardization encoding; Texture synthesizer

IMAGE: Image producing, sending, and mining

Model-based progressive image transmission; Wireless image transmission; Computer generated images; Image security, scrambling, and regions of interest; Timing requirements for image transmission; Transmission of still and moving images; Protocols for low bit rate; Error-prone image transmission; Energy efficient image transmission; Multi-technology image formation; Devices for image capturing and processing (cams, web-cams, etc.); Scanning and sampling, quantization and halftoning, color reproduction; Image representation and rendering, display and printing systems; Image quality assessment; Image search and sorting, video indexing and editing; Integration of images and video with other media; Image authentication and watermarking; Image storage, retrieval and multimedia; Image and video databases; Generic coding of moving pictures; Media stream packetization; Modes for archival playback; Image-based applications; Standard for image processing; Image analysis and segmentation; Image filtering, restoration and enhancement; Image representation and modeling; Pattern recognition 

SPEECH: Speech producing and processing

Tooling, Architectures, Components and Standards; Voice modulation, frequencies; Linguistics, Phonology and Phonetics; Discourse and Dialogue; Speech analysis, synthesis, coding, and recognition; Speech enhancement and noise reduction; Speech features, production, and perception; Speech Coding and Transmission; Speech Signal Processing; Spoken Language Generation and Synthesis; Speech QoS Enhancement; Speaker Characterization and Recognition; Spoken Language; Resources and Annotation; Spoken/Multi-modal Dialogue Technology and Systems; Spoken Language Information Extraction/Retrieval; Speech Transmission Technology for the Aged and Disabled; Audio-Visual Speech Processing; Biomedical Applications of Speech Analysis; Spoken document retrieval; Speech Processing in a Packet; Network Environment; Automatic Speech Recognition in the Context of Mobile Communications; Human Factors in Speech and Communication Systems; Automatic speech recognition and understanding technology; Speech to text systems; Spoken dialog systems; Multilingual language processing; New Applications of Spoken Language Technology and Systems 

IPTV: IP/Mobile TV

IPTV applications and middleware; On-demand television; Interactive TV; Broadcast TV data; Broadcast content formats; Stereo and 3D TV; TVoDSL; Television archiving; IPTV broadcasting; IPTV-aware devices; IPTV regulatory issues and copyrights; IPTV network infrastructure; IPTV monitoring and management; I[P]TV usage fees; IPTV Personalization and QoS Implications 

MULTI: Multicast/Broadcast Triple-Quadruple-play

Scalable video/audio coding; Multiplexing video/audio/data; Multimedia terminals; Multimedia systems and protocols; PSTN modems and interfaces; Facsimile terminals; Direct broadcast satellite; Terrestrial broadcast television; Cable modems; Universal media access; Format compatibility; Media support platforms; VoIP Quality for Triple Play; Testing triple-play services; Triple-play data encryption; Triple-play services 

CONTENT: Production, distribution

Content injection, cashing, storage, and distribution; Producing and transmitting streaming content; Content localization services; Content and customers profiles; Documenting and content authoring; Authorizing topic-based content; Content customization and metadata; On-demand content; Content retrieval from archives (alarm-based, time stamp-based); Content management solutions and systems; Unstructured content environment; Multi-channel content delivery/publishing strategies;
Content reuse 

HXSIP: H-series towards SIP

SIP and H-xxx architectures and logical components; Instant messages and presence; Management of QoS in SIP and H-xxx environments; Basic SIP building blocks; Security and firewalls with SIP and H-xxx series; Service creation and telephony services with SIP and H-xxx; Multimedia conferencing with SIP and H-xxx; SIP application scenarios; SIP (auto)configuration; SIP and H-xxx beyond VoIP; Leveraging SIP for Global Enterprise Roaming; SIP, H-xxx and 3GPP; Emergency Calling in SIP and H-xxx; Advanced SIP and H-xxx applications and services; SIP and H-xxx on Cable Networks; SIP and H-xxx devices; SIP and h-xxx deployment experience; End-to-end SIP and H-xxx communications; SIP/H.323 Interworking Function for real time communications

MEDMAN: Control and management of multimedia telecommunication

Video codec-aware of packets; Monitoring via guard on patrol, central station, forensic analysis; Managing single domestic licensing and granted patent pool for compressions; End-to-end quality monitoring/management; Perceived/offered quality: video-only, audio-only, audio-video; In-service monitoring of voice/video/data services; Real-time distributed imagery management systems; Performance in voice/video/data systems; Distributed multimedia service management; Mobile multimedia network management; Multi-point, multicast services management; Deployment of multimedia services; Network management models and architectures; Billing and security for multimedia services; Network measurement/monitoring for multimedia services

SARP: Software architecture research and practice

Distributed software architecture; Architectural styles and patterns; Architecture refinement and transformation; Software architecture and pervasive systems; Software architecture analysis & testing; Architectural description languages (ADLs); Component-based software architecture; Dynamic software architecture; Self-repairing software architecture; Adaptive software architecture; Aspect-oriented software architecture; Service-oriented architecture [SOA]; Domain specific software architecture [DSSA]; Tools/Environments for software architects; Product-line software architecture; Industrial case studies and reports

STREAM: Data stream processing

Fundamentals on data stream processing; Data stream processing and event stream processing; Continuous query languages; Time management in data stream systems; Aggregated queries support; Query processing with multiple, continuous, rapid, time-varying data streams; Processing frequent itemset discovery queries; Real-time stream data processing; Network-aware operator placement for stream-processing systems; Integrating database queries and Web searches; Scalable Distributed Stream Processing; Optimization of data stream processing; Performance and overhead in data stream processing; QoS adaptation in data stream systems; Adaptive query processing in data stream; Interactive distributed data stream processing and mining; Data stream management systems; Control theory on stream processing; Processing high-speed data streams; Stream processing in production-to-business software; Multi-site cooperative data stream analysis; Grid-based data stream processing; Hyperdatabases for P2P data stream processing; Sensor data stream processing in health monitoring; Processing and sharing data streams in Grid-based P2P infrastructures

TRACK: Tracking computing technologies

Airport security communications technologies; Hazards detection- automatic real-time material/object recognition; Intelligent IP-based sensor networking for homeland security; Real-time intelligence data validation and verification mechanisms; Efficient data integration and mining techniques for NATO countries; Secure distributed storage and data pinning; SATCOM for HLS; Critical aerospace communications systems; HLS for air, land and sea operational environments; Airborne real-time spatial tracking techniques; Bio-authentication sensors and tools; Cyber and physical security of key infrastructure and operations; Protection of Real-time resilient communications network infrastructures; International standards for data schema and data sharing between USA and other countries; Emergency response tools; Prediction of Intent; Standards for Passenger Data Integration; Sharing Addressing and Service Discovery in Auto-configuring MANETs; Exploiting localization and network information (GPS, INS, GIS, terrain features, ToA, AoA, SNR, QoS) for improved ad-hoc networking in complex terrain; Advanced indoor and outdoor location-based applications: real-time tracking, multimedia, bidirectional, proactive applications; Location based services based on integrated cellular, ad hoc, RFID, and sensor networks; New positioning techniques in support of location based servcies  (indoor, cellular, satellite, hybrid); Geographic Information Systems for supporting location based services; Quality of location data
Integration of Hierarchical Location-Based Routing (HLBR) with Delay- and Disruption-Tolerant Neworks (DTNs); Narrow-band control channels for HLBR; Location-aware (GPS-aware) Internet Browsers for Location-based services

 
 

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