May 8-10, 2023, Grand Hyatt Denver, CO

Call for Contributions 

After attracting around 275 in-person and more than 1000 remote attendees in 2022, ACM MHV 2023 welcomes contributions from both industry and academia to share real-world problems and solutions as well as novel approaches and innovations from content production to consumption. ACM MHV 2023 will provide a unique opportunity to view the interplay of the industry and academia in the area of video technologies.

ACM MHV contributions are solicited in, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Content production, encoding and packaging

    • Encoding for broadcast, mobile and OTT, and using AI/ML in encoding

    • New and emerging audio, image and video codecs (incl. point cloud coding, light field coding, holography coding, etc.)

    • Edge, network and cloud-based coding

    • Perceptually optimized objective quality metrics

    • Quality assessment models and tools, and user experience studies

    • Storage applications for video processing and streaming

    • Accessibility

    • HDR

  • Workflows

    • Virtualized headends, cloud-based workflows for production and distribution

    • Redundancy and resilience in content origination

    • Ingest protocols

    • Ad insertion

  • Content delivery and security

    • Developments in transport protocols and new delivery paradigms

    • Protection for OTT distribution and tools against piracy

    • Analytics

  • Streaming technologies

    • Adaptive streaming and transcoding

    • Low latency

    • Player, playback and QoE developments

    • Content discovery, promotion and recommendation systems

    • Protocol and Web API improvements and innovations for streaming video

  • Industry trends

    • Metaverse and interactive and immersive (xR) video and audio

    • Video coding for machines

    • Cloud gaming and gaming streaming

    • Provenance, content authentication and deepfakes

    • Energy management in video compression and streaming

    • Edge computing tools and applications

    • Hardware for content encoding, storage, and distribution

  • Standards and interoperability

    • New and developing standards in the media and delivery space

    • Interoperability guidelines

Prospective speakers are invited to submit an extended abstract (one page + references) that will be peer-reviewed by the ACM MHV technical program committee (TPC) for relevance, timeliness and technical correctness.

The authors of the accepted extended abstracts will be invited to optionally submit a full-length paper (up to six pages + references) for possible inclusion into the conference proceedings. These papers must be original work (i.e., not published previously in a journal or conference) and will also be peer-reviewed by the ACM MHV TPC.

Accepted extended abstracts and full-length papers will be presented at the ACM MHV conference, and optionally, will be published at the conference proceedings within the ACM Digital Library

All prospective ACM authors are subject to all ACM Publications Policies, including ACM's new Publications Policy on Research Involving Human Participants and Subjects.

How to Submit an Extended Abstract

Prospective authors are invited to submit one-page extended abstracts here. For your convenience, a template is provided on the submission page. 

Important Dates

  • Extended abstract submission deadline: Dec. 16, 2022 AoE (a firm deadline)

  • Notification of extended abstract acceptance: Jan. 23, 2023 AoE

  • Optional: Full-length paper submission deadline (upon receiving the extended abstract acceptance notification): Feb. 20, 2023 AoE

  • Notification of full-length paper acceptance: Mar. 13, 2023 AoE

  • Camera-ready submission (extended abstracts/full-length papers) deadline: Mar. 31, 2023 AoE

ACM MHV 2023 Program Chairs

  • Christian Timmerer (AAU; christian.timmerer AT aau.at)

  • Dan Grois (Comcast; dgrois AT acm.org)

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