Packet Video 2000 - Call for Papers

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Wed Jul 7 10:46:17 EDT 1999


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                    PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS
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                         PACKET VIDEO 2000

           The 10th International Packet Video Workshop




Date: 1-2 May 2000
Venue: Forte Village Resort, Cagliari, Italy
Web site: http://www.diee.unica.it/pv2000/

Organization:
Francesco G.B. De Natale and Daniele D. Giusto, University of Cagliari

Technical sponsors: EURASIP, IEEE Signal Processing Society (IMDSP and MMSP
Technical Committees)

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The tenth edition of the International Packet Video Workshop (PV 2000) will
be held at the Forte Village Resort, Cagliari, Italy.
The workshop is devoted to present technological advancements and
innovations in video communications over packet networks, in particular,
the Internet. Packet Video Workshops have been unique in providing a common
ground for people from video coding and networking fields. Presentations on
theory and practice, standards activities, and business and consumer
applicatons are encouraged.
We cordially invite you to take part in this workshop by submitting your
work and look forward to seeing you in Sardinia in May 2000 for what will
be a most rewarding and exciting experience!

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TECHNICAL PROGRAM

Chairs:
Leonardo Chiariglione, CSELT, Turin
Maurizio Decina, Cefriel and Polytechnic of Milan

The technical program of Packet Video 2000 will consist of invited talks,
submitted paper presentations, poster sessions and demos

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Video processing and transmission
Video streaming over the Internet
Network adaptive video coding and transport
Packetized video for home LANs
Packetized video for wireless/mobile systems
Layered coding for error resilience and heterogeneous networks
Packet loss resilient coding and transport
Terminal and server architectures for Internet TV
Efficient transcoding for heterogeneous networks
Congestion control
Error concealment
Pre and post-processing for picture quality enhancement
Statistical multiplexing for greater network and terminal utilization
Traffic shaping for efficient network and terminal utilization
Interstream synchronization for multiple video presentations
Performance modeling and evaluation
Picture quality evaluation
Rate control for VBR video
International Standards: MPEG-4, MPEG-7, H.263, RTP, RTSP, SIP, SDP
Multicasting, MBONE applications
Implementations and commercial applications

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Best Paper Award

The author of the best paper will receive a $250 prize and a diploma
suitable for framing.

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Please submit an electronic manuscript written in HTML, not exceeding 7
Mbytes and 10 printed pages. We will produce a CD-ROM containing all the
accepted papers. Electronic components accompanying your submission are
strongly encouraged.

Submit your work in ONE of the following forms:

1) a set of HTML files organized in a single directory OR
2) as a URL (you must have the rights to all the material there,
and guarantee stability of the files until the conference).

to:

pv2000 at diee.unica.it

Detailed instructions for authors and help with manuscript preparation with
HTML can be found on the conference web page.

Deadlines:

paper submission: December 15, 1999,
notification of acceptance: February 29, 2000
final paper delivery: March 31, 2000

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Publication and local arrangements

Luigi Atzori
Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Cagliari
Piazza d'Armi, 19
09123 Cagliari, Italy
gigi at diee.unica.it



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