Aims and Goals of the Conference

In recent years, Multimedia Communications, Services and Security have been contributing extensively to our life experience and are expected to be among the most important applications in the future. The objective of the Multimedia Communications, Services & Security (MCSS'17) conference is to present research and developing activities contributing to aspects of multimedia communications, systems and security. We are inviting both theoretical and experimental papers as well as work-in-progress research. The main topics of interest are as follows:
  1. Security in SCADA systems and smart grids
  2. ICT technologies for development of SCADA systems and smart grids
  3. Flexible Internet of Things technologies
  4. Heterogeneous sensor platforms
  5. Human-Machine Interfaces including automatic speech recognition
  6. Statistical methods including dynamic Bayesian networks and robust statistical analytics
  7. Acquisition of multimedia content and QoE management in content distribution networks
  8. Audio-visual systems including novel multimedia architectures
  9. Computing methods for multimedia systems and authentication of multimedia content
  10. Cybercrime – threats and counteracting
  11. Data and privacy protection
  12. Data mining including opinion mining and text summarization
  13. Ethical issues and law aspects in video surveillance, Internet monitoring, security research
  14. Evaluation of security features in end-user applications
  15. Intelligent monitoring, recognition of objects and events, video and audio summarization
  16. Interactive multimedia and biometric applications
  17. Multimedia and data fusion in personal, sensor, p2p and ad-hoc networks
  18. Multimedia surveillance and compound security, object tracking and threat detection
  19. Network measurement, monitoring and performance evaluation of multimedia services
  20. Parallel processing of audio & video, video processing through cloud computing, video transcoding
  21. Reliability, availability, serviceability of multimedia services
  22. Searching methods, search engines and applications including searching of multimedia content
  23. Semantic description of multimedia data and metadata information systems
  24. Traffic control and safety