11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2012)

Call for Industry Track Papers, Demos, Posters, and Doctoral Consortium submissions
11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous  Multimedia (MUM 2012)
December 3-6, 2012 in Ulm, Germany
Organized by Ulm University in-cooperation with ACM SIGCHI

MUM 2012, the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous
Multimedia, will be held on December 3-6, 2012 at the Ulm University,

Import Dates:
August 31, 2012 (23:59 EST): Industry track paper submission deadline
September 14, 2012 (23:59 EST): Demo, poster, and doctoral consortium
submission deadline
October 12, 2012: Notification of acceptance for industry
track papers and demo, poster and doctoral consortium submissions
December 3-6, 2012: Conference dates

MUM is a distinguished forum for advances in research and technologies
that drive innovation in mobile and multimedia systems, applications,
and services. At MUM academics and practitioners gather to discuss
challenges and achievements from diverse perspectives, in a single
track conference format. This year’s conference aims to continue the
tradition of innovation and excellence in research established by previous MUM
conferences. In addition to the peer-reviewed accepted papers, the
conference program will include keynote presentations, posters, demos,
an industry track, and a doctoral consortium.

Accepted full and short papers, industry track papers, demos and
posters will be included in the conference proceedings published by ACM
Press and included in the ACM Digital Library.

Topics for Industry Track Papers, Demos, Posters and Doctoral
submissions could include, but are not limited to the following:
– Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia applications and systems
– Mobile user interfaces, interaction design and techniques
– Mobile games, entertainment and advertising
– Mobile social network and multimedia services
– Context-aware and location-based mobile and ubiquitous services
– Mobile Augmented Reality systems and applications
– Architectures, systems, and algorithms tackling technical challenges
of mobile systems
– Middleware and distributed computing support for mobile and ubiquitous multimedia
– Tools and development systems for building mobile and ubiquitous multimedia systems
– Case studies, field trials, and user experience evaluations of new
applications and services
– Social and privacy implications of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia

Industry Track Papers:
The Industry Track is targeted towards practitioners and professionals
working in the field of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. Industry
papers should show the application, commercial aspects and practical
challenges in the areas listed above. Of special interest are also
real-world examples that illustrate, e.g.: experiences in deploying and
running such systems, lessons learnt in developing such systems and
differences between research and practice. The difference to the full
and short papers in the scientific track is in the practical, rather
than strictly scientific, nature of the submissions. We welcome
submission of high quality papers, either in full paper format (max 10
pages ACM format) or short paper format (max 4 pages ACM format).
Papers should be written for an interdisciplinary mobile and ubiquitous
multimedia audience.

Paul Holleis and Sebastian Böhm
Industry Track Chairs of MUM 2012 (industrytrack@mum2012.org)

The MUM 2012 Demonstrations track provides an opportunity to present a
hands-on demonstration of your work, research, service, prototype or
product addressing one or more of the suggested topics mentioned above.
We want to see and try your prototypes, services, devices, systems and
any innovative example of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. We
encourage making your demonstration visually or otherwise appealing and
presenting it in an innovative way in order to attract the participation of
attendees. Demonstration submissions should have 2-4 pages (ACM format)
and they should be accompanied by a one page specification of the
infrastructural requirements.

Florian Alt and Enrico Costanza
Demonstrations Chairs of MUM 2012 (demonstrationschairs@mum2012.org)

The MUM 2012 Poster track provides an opportunity for researchers and
practitioners to show and discuss novel mobile and ubiquitous
services, interactions and systems that have not been fully designed,
implemented or tested but show great promise; provoking topics;
preliminary results; summaries of small-scale studies, etc. Posters
provide the opportunity for researchers to get feedback on early-stage
work, discuss potential collaborations and discuss the burning issues
in MUM in an informal manner with the larger MUM community. Poster
submissions should have 2 pages (ACM format) and they should be
accompanied by a first version of the poster.

Clemens Holzmann and Alexander De Luca
Poster Chairs of MUM 2012 (posterchairs@mum2012.org)

Doctoral Consortium:
Graduate students within different areas of mobile and ubiquitous
multimedia are invited to take part in the Doctoral Consortium. This
will be the place where lively and useful discussions enable students
to receive suggestions about their on-going research and allow more
experienced participants to encounter some fresh ideas and view some of
the new trends in the field. The Doctoral Consortium provides an
opportunity for doctoral students to discuss their research both with
other students and with leading experts within the field. The
consortium will take the form of a workshop where established MUM scholars take
active part as discussants. The purpose is for students to receive
constructive feedback on their thesis work so far, get advice about
future developments, and share ideas and experiences with students in
related areas.

Matt Jones and Albrecht Schmidt
Doctoral Consortium Chairs of MUM 2012 (dcchairs@mum2012.org)

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