Distributed Multimedia Computing

Special Track in DMS 2009

The 15th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'09)

Hotel Sofitel, Redwood City, San Francisco Bay, USA
September 10 to September 12, 2009



The DMS conference ( ) is an international conference series, which covers a wide spectrum of technique discussions, demonstrations, and student program/paper contests in the fields of distributed multimedia computing. Started in 1994, the series of conference has been held at Hawaii, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Taipei, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, San Francisco, Miami and Canada. This time, the conference will be held at the Hotel Sofitel, Redwood City, San Francisco Bay, USA.

The conference organizers seek contributions of high quality papers, panels or tutorials, addressing various aspects of distributed multimedia systems and applications, for presentation at the conference and publication in the proceedings.

TOPICS OF THE Distributed Multimedia Computing TRACK

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

The use of prototypes and demonstration video for presentations is encouraged.


Papers must be written in English. An electronic version (Postscript, PDF, or MS Word format) of the paper should be submitted using the following URL: All papers will be reviewed by the DMS programme committee.

During submission SELECT the TOPIC “Nesi, distributed multimedia computing”. Please use Internet Explorer as the browser. Manuscript must include a 200-words abstract and no more than 6 pages of IEEE double column text (include figures and references).


Paolo Nesi
Department of System and Informatics
Distributed Systems and Internet Technology Lab
University of Florence
Via S. Marta, 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy
Tel: 0039-055-4796523

If you have the intention of submitting a paper on this track please inform with an informal email the track chair, as soon as possible.
For any problem please contact the track chair or the DMS 2009 Conference Secretariat Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School 3420 Main Street Skokie, IL 60076 USA Tel: 847-679-3135 Fax: 847-679-3166 E-mail:

If you cannot submit electronically, please send four copies of the complete manuscript to the above postal address.


Paper submission due: April 30, 2009 (Firm)
Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2009
Camera-ready copy: June 30, 2009
Early conference registration due: June 30, 2009


The DMS2009 Conference will be held at the Hotel Sofitel, Redwood City, San Francisco Bay, USA. The hotel has made available for these limited dates (9/10/2009 - 9/13/2009) to DMS2009 attendees a discount rate of $89 US dollars for single/double, not including sales tax.