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[PVS] CFP: Only 3 days left, IEEE FMN´08!!!



Dear colleague,

We would like to remember you that the IEEE FMN´08 deadline is approaching –
Hard Deadline: May 5th, 2008 >>>>> only 3 days left!!

Once again, you are cordially invited to submit a paper to the IEEE FMN´08
workshop, to be held in Cardiff, Wales, UK on September 17th 2008
(collocated with IEEE NGMAST 2008).

We would like to remember you that the proceedings of the workshop will be
published by IEEE CPS and on IEEExplore digital library - indexed through
INSPEC. In addition, best papers of the workshop will be considered for
publication in a Special Issue of International Journal of Internet Protocol
Technology (IJIPT).

To find out more about the IEEE FMN´08 workshop, please visit:
http://fmn2008.dei.uc.pt

Please find below the CFP for your convenience.

Many thanks and best regards,

Eduardo Cerqueira,
Thomas Michael Bohnert,
Fernando Boavida

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CALL FOR PAPER

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1st IEEE International Workshop on
FUTURE MULTIMEDIA NETWORKING
http://fmn2008.dei.uc.pt
2008 September 17, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Technical Co-sponsorship by IEEE Communications Society
FMN´08 is an official workshop of the IST FP6 NoE CONTENT

Collocated with IEEE NGMAST 2008 (http://www.ngmast.com/)
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AIMS AND GOALS

Real-time multimedia services are contributing to enhance our life
experience and are expected to be among the most important applications in
future generation networks. The management of real-time multimedia services
is an important key to attract and keep customers, while increasing profits
to content providers. The efficient delivery and deployment of real-time
multimedia services over emerging diverse and heterogeneous wired and
wireless systems is a challenging research objective. The interoperability
of applications, transport and network protocols, as well as, the demand for
improved Quality of Service (QoS) and user experience, and seamless mobility
control creates a challenging study field and also possibilities for
research of novel communication protocols, architectures and methods towards
Future Multimedia Networking Systems.

The objective of the Future Multimedia Networking (FMN´08) workshop is to
discuss state-of-the-art research and developing activities contributing to
aspects of multimedia systems, and networking. We are inviting both
theoretical and experimental papers as well as work-in-progress research.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Multimedia management in next generation networks
- Content delivery networks
- Audio-visual systems
- Novel protocol for multimedia services
- Grid networking for multimedia services
- Multimedia in personal, sensor and ad-hoc networks
- Multimedia in peer-to-peer networks
- Quality of service management in multimedia networks
- Quality of experience management in multimedia networks
- Management of service oriented architectures
- Seamless mobility of multimedia services
- Novel multimedia architectures/platforms
- Multicast and broadcast multimedia service management
- IP multimedia system operations and management
- Resource reservation for multimedia services
- Multimedia in mobile and broadband wireless access networks
- Experiments/lessons from recent deployments
- Performance evaluation of multimedia services
- Network measurement/monitoring for multimedia services
- Pricing, accounting and billing for multimedia services
- Reliability, availability, serviceability of multimedia services

Special Issue Journal Publication: Best papers of the workshop will be
considered for publication in a Special Issue of International Journal of
Internet Protocol Technology (IJIPT).

The proceedings of the workshop will be published by IEEE CPS and on
IEEExplore digital library.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Full papers reporting original and unpublished research results on IEEE
FMN´08 topics are solicited. Submissions must not be under consideration for
publication elsewhere while being evaluated for this conference.

- Formatting: The proceedings will be published by the prestigious IEEE
Computer Society Press. Submissions must be in IEEE two-column format and
must not exceed 6 pages, including figures, tables and references. The cover
page should contain title, author names, affiliations, and email addresses.
Please indicate clearly the corresponding author. Include up to five
keywords from the above list and an abstract of no more than 300 words.

- How to submit: The paper submission for IEEE FMN´08 will only be accepted
through the EDAS Paper Submission System accessible from the link on the
website. Only papers in PDF will be accepted for reviewing. Submissions as
e-mail attachment will not be accepted.

To register or submit a paper click on http://edas.info/6285

- Reviewing: Consistent with standard practice, each submitted paper will
receive rigorous peer reviewing. Papers will be selected based on their
originality, timeliness, significance, relevance and clarity of
presentation. Selection will be based on full papers. All accepted papers of
the conference are expected to be presented and will be included in the
conference proceedings.

IMPORTANT DATES

xxxx Submission deadline:      2008 / MAY / 05 (hard deadline!!!) xxxx
Acceptance notification:  2008 / June / 01
Camera ready:             2008 / June / 20

COMMITTEES

General Chair
Eduardo Cerqueira, University of Coimbra, Portugal - ecoelho (at) dei
(.) uc (.) pt

General Co-chair
Thomas Michael Bohnert, Siemens CT, Germany - thomas.bohnert (at) siemens
(.) com

TPC Chair
Fernando Boavida, University of Coimbra, Portugal - boavida (at) dei
(.) uc (.) pt

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME COMITTEE
Parag Mogre, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany; Sherali Zeadally,
University of the District of Columbia, USA; Edmundo Monteiro, University of
Coimbra, Portugal; Saverio Mascolo, Politecnico di Bari, Italy; Dmitri
Moltchanov, Tampere University of Technology, Finland; Luciano Bononi,
University of Bologna, Italy; Antônio Jorge Abelém, Federal University of
Para, Brazil; Eng Keong Lua, NTT Service Integration Laboratories, Japan;
Luigi Iannone, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; Petros
Belimpasakis, Nokia Research Centre, Finland; Rosario Garroppo, University
of Pisa, Italy; Marília Curado, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Fernando
Kuipers, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Edmundo Madeira,
University of Campinas, Brazil; Matti Siekkinen, University of Oslo, Norway;
Andreas Mauthe, University of Lancaster, United Kingdom; Artur Ziviani,
National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil; Alexey Vinel,
Saint-Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and
Optics, Russia; Ralf Schmitz, Zühlke Engineering GmbH, Germany; Bilhanan
Silverajan, Tampere University of Technology, Finland; Shiqiang Yang,
Tsinghua University, PRC; Pedro Neves, Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Portugal;
Nicola Ciulli, NeXtworks S.r.l., Italy; Andreas Kassler, Karlstad
University, Sweden; Matthias Scheffel, Siemens CT, Germany; Guome Zhu,
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Luis Veloso, University of Coimbra,
Portugal; Lisandro Granville, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul,
Brazil; Augusto Neto, Institute of Telecommunications - Aveiro, Portugal;
Marc Brogle, University of Bern, Switzerland; Yan Zhang, Simula Research
Laboratory, Norway; Alexandre Fonte, Polytechnical Institute of Castelo
Branco, Portugal; Jie Zhang, Beijing University of Posts and
Telecommunications, PRC; Kelvin Dias, Federal University of Para, Brazil;
Carmen Gerrero, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain; Eckhart Koerner,
University Applied Sciences Mannheim, Germany; Eduard Babulak, Fairleigh
Dickinson University, Canada;