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The Sixth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications

ICDT 2011

April 17-22, 2011 - Budapest, Hungary

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Considering the upcoming holidays, submission deadline is extended:
Submission (full paper) Nov 30, 2010 Dec 18, 2010
Notification January 19, 2011
Registration February 5, 2011
Camera ready February 5, 2011

ISBN: 978-1-61208-127-4

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

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


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

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 

MOBILE: Mobile technologies

3G+: UMTS, HSPA, HSUPA, HSDPA, HSOPA, WiMAX, UWB. LTE, All-IP LTE 4G and beyond; Seamless handover engineering; Cognitive radio; Mobile video surveillance; Pervasive/ubiquitous/mobile systems; Security and privacy issues for mobile and wireless systems; Mobile ad hoc networks

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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