RTMW '96 - Call for participation

Philipp Hoschka (hoschka@w3.org)
Thu, 22 Aug 1996 18:20:16 +0200


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Subject: RTMW '96 - Call for participation

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION </H3>
<H2><A HREF="http://www.w3.org/">World Wide Web Consortium</A> <BR>
Workshop <BR>
&quot;Real Time Multimedia and the Web&quot; <BR>
(RTMW '96) </H2>
<H3>October 24-25, 1996 <BR>
<A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/">INRIA</A>-<A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/Unites/Sophia-eng.html">Sophia
Antipolis</A> - France</H3>
<I><A HREF="RTMW96-fran.html">[Version francaise]</A></I> 
<H3><HR>SCOPE </H3>
In the last year, there has been an increasing interest into the integration
of audio and video into the Web. The Web offers the unique opportunity of
fully integrating audio/video with many other media types (hypertext, images,
...), making Web technology a contender for the &quot;television of the
future&quot;. <BR>
However, lacking both a forum for standardisation and a common reference
implementation, current solutions for audio/video integration into the Web
tend to be piecemeal and non-interoperable. The purpose of this workshop
is to provide a forum for exploring future directions of standardisation
process in this area within the W3C (WWW Consortium). Participants will
be representatives of W3C member organisations and other qualified experts
from research and industry.<BR>
We solicit short position papers (one to maximally five pages) describing
anything from a &quot;wild idea&quot; to a complete specification or implementations.
The main areas of interest include (see also &quot;<A HREF="http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/AudioVideo/Activity">W3C
Activity: Audio and Video</A>&quot;): 
<UL>
<LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor751322">Building Web-based multimedia presentations</A>
  <UL>
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor751733">Time representation and media
synchronisation</A> 
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor752337">Defining audio/video presentation</A>
  </UL>
<LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor752870">Audio/Video hyperlinks</A> 
  <UL>
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor753151">URL's for linking into audio
and video files</A> 
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor753570">Addressing &quot;streaming&quot;
audio/video resources via URL's</A> 
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor754033">Embedding URL's into audio and
video streams</A> 
  </UL>
<LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor755016">Audio/Video media formats</A> 
  <UL>
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor755277">Describing the format of audio/video
resources</A> 
  <LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor755890">A common fall-back format for
audio and video data</A> 
  </UL>
<LI><A HREF="Activity.html#anchor750374">Integration of RTP (Real Time Transport
Protocol)</A> 
<LI>Multicasting and the Web 
</UL>
<H3><HR><A NAME="anchor2135465"></A>INFORMATION TO CONTRIBUTORS </H3>
There will be a limit of 70 participants. There is no registration fee.
Potential participants should submit to the workshop chair short position
papers of one to five pages. Most importantly, the paper should state clearly
your potential contribution to/idea on the integration of real-time multimedia
into the Web. The papers can be submitted via e-mail (preferred) or in paper
form. Allowed formats for e-mail submissions are, in order of preference:
a URL to the paper, HTML, Postscript, PDF, RTF and ASCII.<BR>
Papers will be reviewed by the program committee. Based on the reviews,
we will ask a subset of participants to present talks. To maximize the time
spent in interactive discussions, not all attendees will make presentations.
However, all position papers will be included on the workshop website, and
will appear in the printed participants' proceedings. W3C may also publish
accepted papers.<BR>
Note: The website will be available ot the general public, so position papers
must be available for public dissemination. <BR>
Workshop participants may also be interested visiting the <A HREF="http://www.isi.edu/pfhsn96/">&quot;Protocol
for High-Speed Networks&quot;</A> conference, which is scheduled at INRIA
Sophia-Antipolis in the week after theW3C workshop.<BR>
<BR>
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<H3>PUBLICATION </H3>
Papers will be made available on the Web. Printed participants' proceedings
will be distributed to workshop attendees. W3C may also publish accepted
papers in other media.<BR>
<BR>
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<H3>IMPORTANT DATES: </H3>
Today: Send a message the workshop chair stating your intention to submit
a paper, or your general interest in the workshop. <BR>
<BR>
Submission deadline: Friday, September 6, 1996 <BR>
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Notification of acceptance: Wednesday, September 18, 1996 <BR>
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Paper Website available: Wednesday, September 25, 1996<BR>
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Workshop: Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 1996 <BR>
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<H3>ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE </H3>
<H4>Workshop Chair: </H4>
<A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/hoschka/hoschka.html">Philipp
Hoschka</A><A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/Walid.Dabbous/me.html">,</A>
<A HREF="mailto:hoschka@w3.org">hoschka@w3.org </A><BR>
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fax: +33 93 65 77 65 
<ADDRESS>INRIA Sophia Antipolis <BR>
2004 route des Lucioles, BP-93 <BR>
06902 Sophia Antipolis, Cedex <BR>
FRANCE </ADDRESS>
<H4><A NAME="anchor2127574"></A>Program Committee Members: </H4>
<UL>
<LI><A HREF="http://www.cc.gatech.edu/fac/Mostafa.Ammar/MHA.html">Mostafa
Ammar</A>, <A HREF="http://www.gatech.edu/">Georgia Institute of Technology</A>
<LI><A HREF="http://www.eurecom.fr/Htdocs_CE/General/CE/People/erbi.html">Ernst
Biersack</A>, <A HREF="http://www.eurecom.fr/">Eurecom</A> 
<LI><A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/bolot/bolot.html">Jean
Bolot</A>, <A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/">INRIA</A> 
<LI><A HREF="http://131.107.1.182:80/research/BARC/JGemmell/">Jim Gemmell</A>,
<A HREF="http://www.microsoft.com/">Microsoft</A> 
<LI><A HREF="http://holtzman.www.media.mit.edu/people/holtzman/">Henry Holtzman</A>,
<A HREF="http://www.media.mit.edu/">MIT Media Lab</A> 
<LI><A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/huitema/huitema.html">Christian
Huitema</A>, <A HREF="http://www.bellcore.com/">Bellcore</A> (tentatively)
<LI><A HREF="http://hulk.bu.edu/bios/tom-little.html">Tom Little</A>, <A HREF="http://www.bu.edu/">Boston
University</A> 
<LI>Hui-Lan Lu, <A HREF="http://www.lucent.com/">Lucent</A> 
<LI>Jeff Payne, <A HREF="http://www.realaudio.com/">Progressive Networks</A>
<LI><A HREF="http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~hgs/">Henning Schulzrinne</A>,
<A HREF="http://www.cs.columbia.edu/">Columbia University</A> 
<LI>Patrick Soquet, <A HREF="http://www.havas.fr/">HAVAS</A> 
<LI>Daniel Swinehart, <A HREF="http://www.parc.xerox.com/">Xerox Parc</A>
</UL>
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<H3>VENUE </H3>
The workshop will be held at <A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/Unites/Sophia-eng.html">INRIA
Sophia Antipolis</A>. <A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/sophia_antipolis/welcome.htm">Sophia
Antipolis</A> is a technology parc situated on the <A HREF="http://www.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/hoschka/cote.html">French
Riviera</A>, close to Cannes, <A HREF="http://www.webstore.fr/couleur.htm">Nice</A>
and the Italian border. It easily reachable from <A HREF="http://www.cad.fr/english/intl.html#nice">Nice
International Airport</A> (20 minutes by car). Direct flights from the US
(New York) and most major airports in Europe are available. Hotel rooms
at various price categories will be reserved and proposed to the participants.
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