International Workshop on Multimedia Streaming (MultiStreams2011)

Kochi, Kerala, India

July 22-24, 2011


The advances in computation and networking, as well as the occurrence of media sharing on the Internet have drastically increased the availability of multimedia resources. There have been profound changes in the ways of multimedia acquisition, distribution and consumption. Nowadays, streaming media based services are becoming the mainstream of multimedia consumption and it is one of the most exciting and active research topics with continuing significant progress in the multimedia area. The International Workshop on Multimedia Streaming (MultiStreams2011) aims to bring together academicians, researchers, and industry experts to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of multimedia streaming technologies. MultiStreams2011 is co-located with the First International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communications (ACC 2011).


High-quality papers on multimedia streaming that at the time of submission are not under review or have not already been published or accepted for publication elsewhere are solicited. Authors are invited to submit papers through EDAS Conference Management System ( If you don't have an EDAS account yet, the above link allows you to create it. Authors can confirm the Springer Author Guidelines at the following web page: LNCS Format. Only PDF files will be accepted and reviewed (Single-column, 10pt and no longer than 15 pages -including all figures and references).

LNCS Manuscript Template: (Word format, LaTeX format)

All the accepted papers will be published by Springer in the series of Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS). CCIS is abstracted/indexed in ISI Proceedings, DBLP and Scopus. The accepted papers will also be included in the CCIS Electronic Book Series hosted in the SpringerLink Digital Library.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Advanced Video Coding Techniques
  • Advertisement, Payment, and Cashing Systems
  • Anonymity and Anti-Censorship
  • Business Models for Media Streaming and IPTV
  • Content Distribution Networks
  • Context- and Content-Aware Networks
  • Cross-Layer Adaptation and Optimization for Multimedia Services
  • Cross-Layer Design to Wireless/Mobile Video Streaming
  • Error Resilience, Protection and Recovery for Multimedia Services
  • Fault Tolerance and Robustness in Multimedia Streaming Networks
  • Filtering and Recommendation Systems
  • Free Software Technologies for Media Streaming
  • Integration of Wireless Mesh, Cellular and Ad Hoc Networks in Streaming Services
  • IPTV Service and Home Networking
  • Multimedia Proxy Caching
  • Multimedia Streaming Over P2P Networks
  • Overlay Networks and Application-Level Multicast
  • Performance Measurement and Monitoring of Streaming Systems
  • Privacy and Security in Media Distribution Systems
  • QoS Support in Overlay Networks
  • Reputation, Trust and Incentives in P2P Media Distribution Systems
  • Scalable and Network-Aware Video Coding Techniques
  • Solutions for Index Poisoning, Content Poisoning and DDoS Attacks
  • Traffic Dispersion Strategies for Multimedia Streaming

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission: March 25, 2011
Acceptance Notification: April 10, 2011
Camera Ready Papers due: May 01, 2011
Registration Starts: April 16, 2011
Registration Closes: May 01, 2011
Conference: July 22-24, 2011

Technical Program Committee

Program Chairs

Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Fan Ye, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
Trung Q. Duong, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

TPC Members

Guangjie Han, Hohai University, P.R. China
Alex Canovas, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Brent Lagesse, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Chung Shue Chen, INRIA-ENS, France
Debasis Giri, Haldia Institute of Technology, India
Mario Montagud, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Doreen Miriam, Anna University, India
Duduku V Viswacheda, University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Elsa Macías López, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Eugénia Bernardino, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Fernando Boronat, Instituto de Investigación para la Gestión Integrada de Zonas Costeras, Spain
Jen-Wen Ding, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan
Joel Rodrigues IT, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Jo-Yew Tham, A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Marcelo Atenas, Universidad PolitAcnica de Valencia, Spain
Jorge Bernabé, University of Murcia, Poland
Bao Vo Nguyen, Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology, Vietnam
Hans-Juergen Zepernick, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Jose Maria Alcaraz Calero, University of Murcia, Spain
Juan Marin Perez, University of Murcia, Poland
Lei Shu, Osaka University, Japan
Lexing Xie, The Australian National University
Marc Gilg, University of Haute-Alsace, France
Miguel Garcia, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Mohd Riduan Bin Ahmad, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia, Malaysia
Phan Cong-Vinh, London South Bank University, United Kingdom
Alvaro Suárez-Sarmiento, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Song Guo, University of British Columbia, Canada
Tin-Yu Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Zhangbing Zhou, Institut Telecom & Management SudParis, France
Zuqing Zhu, Cisco System, USA
Juan M. Sánchez, University of Extremadura, Spain
Choong Seon Hong, Kyung Hee University, Korea

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