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4th International Conference on Web Delivering of Music
Calendar Event: September 13, 2004 - September 15, 2004
Call for Papers
4th International Conference on Web Delivering of Music, WEDELMUSIC 2004
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
13th-15th September 2004
Content distribution is presently not anymore limited to music and is becoming more cross media oriented. New distribution models for old and new content formats are opening new paths: i-TV, mobile phones, PDAs, etc. The development of the Internet technologies introduces strong impact on system architectures and business processes. New national and international regulations, policies and market evolution are constraining the distribution mechanisms. Novel distribution models, development and application of pervasive computing and multimedia strongly influence this multi- disciplinary field. The need of content control and monitoring is demanding effective Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions integrated with sustainable business and transaction models. These technologies impact on the production and modelling of cross media content.
WEDELMUSIC-2004 aims to explore these major topics in cross media field, to address novel approaches for distributing content to larger audiences, providing wider access and encouraging broader participation. The impact of these developments on cultural heritage is also considered, together with their availability to people with limited access to content.
The conference is open to all the enabling technologies behind these problems. We are promoting discussion and interaction among researchers, practitioners, developers, final users, technology transfer experts, and project managers.
Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:
--Protection formats and tools for music
--Transaction models for delivering music, Business models for publishers
--Copyright ownership protection
--Digital Rights Management
--High quality Audio Coding
--Watermarking techniques for various media types
--Formats and models for distribution
--Music manipulation and analysis, transcoding, etc..
--Music and tools for impaired people - Braille
--Publishers and distributors servers
--Cross media delivery on multi-channel systems, mobile, i-TV, PDAs, Internet, etc.
--Automatic cross media content production
--MPEG-4, MPEG-7 and MPEG-21
--Viewing and listening tools for music
--Music editing and manipulation
--Music education techniques
--Content based retrieval
--Conversion and digital adaptation aspects, techniques and tools
--Music imaging, music sheet digitalisation,
--Solutions for cultural heritage valorisation
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Papers should describe original and significant work in the research and practice of the main topics listed above. Research case studies, applications and experiments are particularly welcome. Papers should be limited to approx. 2000-5000 words (8 pages) in length. Of the accepted paper, 8 pages will be published in the conference proceedings. The conference proceedings book will be published by the IEEE Computer Society.
Proposals for papers and reports of Applications and Tools are also welcome.
These may consist of experiences from actual utilisation of tools or industrial
practice and models. Proposals will be reviewed by the Industrial members of the Program Committee. Papers should be limited to approx. 1000-2500 words (4 pages) in length. Of the accepted paper, 4 pages will be published in the conference proceedings. Submissions All submissions and proposals should be written in English following the IEEE format and submitted in PDF format via email to wedelmusic04 firstname.lastname@example.org by 27th Feb 2004.
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