Call For Papers

The DMS conference is an international conference series, which covers a wide spectrum of paper presentations, technical discussions and demonstrations in the fields of distributed multimedia computing. The theme for DMS2010 is Globalization and Personalization. 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. Both research and case study papers or demonstrators describing results in research area as well as industrial development cases and experiences are solicited. Demonstrators prototypes are welcome to support the submission and to be presented at the conference in the discussion sections.

Special issue of Journals

The DMS conference is closely coordinated with the International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, the Journal of Visual Languages and Computing and the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies. Usually the best ranked papers from the conference, after rigorous reviews, extensive revisions and further enhancements, will appear in one or more special issues of the above journals. Papers suggested for the special issue(s) will be reviewed by external reviewers following the standard procedure of review stipulated by the respective journal.


Information for Authors

Papers must be written in English. An electronic version (Postscript, PDF, or MS Word format) of the full paper should be submitted using the following URL: Manuscript must include a 200-word abstract and no more than 6 pages of IEEE double column text (include figures and references). All submissions must not be published or under consideration for publication in a journal or in a conference with proceedings. Papers will be evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness and clarify of exposition. Depending upon the results of evaluation a paper may be accepted as regular paper (6 pages), short paper (4 pages) or poster (poster presentation only).

Information for Reviewers

Papers submitted to DMS'10 will be reviewed electronically. The users (webmaster, program chair, reviewers...) can login using the following URL:

If you have any questions please send e-mail to:
DMS 2010 Conference Secretariat
Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main Street
Skokie, IL 60076 USA
Tel: 847-679-3135
Fax: 847-679-3166

Important Dates

Paper submission due: May 30, 2010 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: July 17, 2010
Camera-ready copy: August 10, 2010
Early conference registration due: August 10, 2010

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Workshops and Special Sessions

The following workshops and special sessions are being planned:

International Workshop on Distance Education Technology (DET) WikiCFP

The main themes of the DET2010 workshop are: distance learning tools and environment, distance learning and culture, and distance learning and the arts.

- Special Sessions in DET 2010

Eclipse/Jazz Technologies for E-Learning (Call for Papers)
Paolo Maresca; e-mail: and Pierpaolo Di Bitonto; e-mail:

Kazuo Yana; e-mail:

E-Learning and the Arts
Y. H. Su; e-mail:

Learning Objects: Methodologies, Technologies and Experiences (Call for Papers)
Teresa Roselli; e-mail: and Veronica Rossano; e-mail:

International Workshop on Visual Languages and Computing (VLC)

The main themes of the VLC2010 workshop are: visual languages and culture, visual languages and the arts, visual computing for emergency management, visual computing for situated computing, and visualization.

- Special Session in VLC 2010

Sketch Computing (Call for Papers)
Gennaro Costagliola; and Manuel J. Fonseca;

Geo Visualization (Call for Papers)
Giuliana Vitiello; e-mail: and Monica Sebillo; email:

Visual Environments, Languages and Tools for Software Engineering (Call for Papers)
Kendra Cooper; and Sergiu Dascalu;

Visual Interfaces for Tagging and Annotating the Hypermedia Web and Beyond (Call for Papers)
Fabio Pittarello; and Stefano Valtolina;

Special Sessions in DMS 2010

Digital Home and e-Health (Call for Papers)
Chih-Ping Chu; email:, Yeim-Kuan Chang; email: and C. L. Yang; e-mail:

Multimedia for Security and Crisis Management (Call for Papers)
Erland Jungert; e-mail: and Niklas Hallberg; e-mail:

Slow Intelligence Systems (Call for Papers)
Shi-Kuo Chang; e-mail:

Please contact the conference program co-chairs if you are interested in organizing a workshop or a special session. A one-page proposal with the following items is required:

Title of the workshop/special session
Name of the organizer(s)
A list of program committee members (reviewers)
E-mail address of the lead organizer
A brief description of the theme

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