Call for Papers

The 2012 International Packet Video Workshop (PV 2012) is devoted to presenting technological advancements and innovations in video and multimedia transmission over packet networks, in particular wireless and Internet networks. The workshop provides a unique venue for people from the media coding and networking fields to meet, interact, and exchange ideas. Its charter is to promote the research and development in emerging video streaming and multimedia networking. PV 2012 will be held in Munich, Germany, on May 10-11, 2012. As in previous years, the workshop will be a single-track event and welcomes paper submissions from both cutting edge research and business and consumer applications.

Regular Sessions

Prospective authors are invited to submit an electronic version of full papers, in PDF format, up to 6 printed pages in length (double column). At least one author should register for the workshop at full rate for the inclusion of the paper in the PV 2012 proceedings. Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their work at the workshop. Topics of interest include:

  • Media streaming over Internet/wireless networks
  • Interactive video applications
  • Large scale multimedia processing and distribution via cloud computing
  • Peer-to-Peer systems
  • Multimedia stream mining
  • Network coding for multimedia communications
  • Multi-terminal media communications
  • Quality assessment for multimedia communication
  • Cross-layer optimization of multimedia systems
  • Scalable coding and delivery
  • Error resilient video coding and transport
  • Error concealment and post-processing
  • Telecollaboration and telepresence
  • Speech, audio, image, graphics, video and text coding for network communication
  • Standards for multimedia communication and related issues
  • Multimedia processing and distribution in online communities
  • Animation, virtual reality and 3D imaging over network
  • Network gaming and graphical communication
  • Security, privacy, and protection for multimedia delivery
  • Distributed multimedia database and digital library
  • Network economics for multimedia application
  • Communication aspects of mobile augmented reality and media search

Special Sessions

Prospective authors are also invited to submit papers to the special sessions:

1) HTTP-based media streaming
  Organizer: Thomas Stockhammer Nomor Research, Germany
2) Streaming of 3D content
  Organizers: Gene Cheung National Institute of Informatics, Japan
    Bruno Macchiavello University of Brasilia, Brazil
3) QoE-driven media delivery
  Organizer: Maria Martini Kingston University, UK
4) Cloud-based media delivery
  Organizers: Yonggang Wen Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Xiaoqing Zhu Cisco, USA
5) IPTV: Contribution, Distribution and Consumption of Entertainment-Grade Video
  Organizer: Ali Begen Cisco, Canada
6) Video coding, transmission and rendering for high-quality video conferencing and telepresence
  Organizers: Frank Hartung FH Aachen, Germany
    Per Fr√∂jdh Ericsson Research, Sweden
    Mathias Wien RWTH Aachen, Germany

Important Dates

  Paper submissions December 23, 2011 (no further extensions!)
  Notification of acceptance February 29, 2012
  Camera-ready paper submissions March 30, 2012