[Call for Papers] MUM 2014 : The International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia

Nov 25, 2014 – Nov 28, 2014
Melbourne, Australia
Submission Deadline: Aug 1, 2014
Notification of acceptance: Oct 3, 2014
Camera ready versions due: Oct 24, 2014

The International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM) is a leading annual international conference, which provides a forum for presenting the latest research results on mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. The conference brings together experts from both academia and industry for a fruitful exchange of ideas and discussion on future challenges, in a comfortable and effective single-track conference format. 

The 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2014) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, November 25-28.

In addition to the peer-reviewed accepted papers, the conference program will include keynote presentations, posters, demos and an industry track. The conference will also have co-located workshops. The technical program will be complemented by several social events to facilitate informal discussions and networking among the conference attendees and invited guests.


Conference topics include, but are not limited to the following:

•Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia applications and systems

•Mobile user interfaces, interaction design

•Mobile games, entertainment and advertising

•Mobile social network and multimedia services

•Context-aware and location-based mobile and ubiquitous services

•Mobile Augmented Reality and physical annotation 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 systems

•Mobile and geo-crowdsourcing

•Mobile crowd computing

•Positioning technologies

•Spatial cognition for mobile multimedia applications

•Mobile activity recognition and media

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full paper format (max 10 pages ACM format) or short paper format (max 4 pages ACM format), that describe original and unpublished research advancing the state of the art in mobile and ubiquitous multimedia.

Demonstration submissions should have 2-4 pages (ACM format) and they should be accompanied by at most one page specification of the infrastructural requirements. Poster submissions should have 2 pages (ACM format) and they should be accompanied by a first version of the poster. The posters are recommended to be in A0 format (84cm x 119cm / 33 x 47), and be in portrait orientation. Submissions must not have been previously published or be concurrently under submission for any other conference, journal, or workshop.

General Chair:
Arkady Zaslavsky, CSIRO, Australia

Program Chairs:
Seng Loke, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Lars Kulik, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Evaggelia Pitoura, University of Ioannina, Greece

Local Arrangements Chair:
Naveen Chilamkurti, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Demonstrations and Posters Chair:
Mohamed Gaber, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Publicity Chair:
Steve Liang, University of Calgary, Canada

Industry Track Chairs:
Max Ott, NICTA, Australia
Shonali Krishnaswamy, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Workshop and Tutorial Chair:
Hongen Lu, La Trobe University, Australia