In the present era of research and technology, multimedia systems haveseen tremendous growth due to the integration of several technologies which includes Big Data, IoT and Networking Technologies. Multimedia based networking applications have been grown significantly in past few years and a lot of research is going on due to advancements in communication technologies. Due to the huge growth in the use of fourth generation (4G) networks and with the possibilities of 5G networks in coming time, there are a lot of possibilities of future research to meet the 5G based demands for development of better multimedia systems. There is a growing demand of an infrastructure to have on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, storages, servers, applications, and services) for efficient decision as well as quality care.
Several emerging concepts like Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Body Wireless Sensor Networks (BWSN), Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, Fog, Edge, SDN and Big Data Analytics can support IoT for design and development of intelligent systems in diverse domains, e.g., Transportation, Education, Enterprise and Industry etc. Besides these systems, the role of IoT can be seen in different types of healthcare applications such as tele-healthcare system for chronic diseases, medications intake management support, homecare, etc.
Emerging technology (Cloud, Fog, Edge, SDN, Big Data, IoT, Deep Learning) computing provides scalability, flexibility, agility, and ubiquity in terms of data acquisition, data storage, data management and communications. The combination of multimedia and cloud for healthcare, smart cities, surveillance enhances many technical issues for many media-rich applications such as video streaming, serious games, rehabilitation exercise, health sports, e-healthcare and so forth. Some of the issues are: seamless access of medical media content by heterogeneous devices (e.g., mobile phone, laptop, and IPTV), resources capacity demands (e.g., bandwidth, memory, storage, and processors), medical multimedia’s quality of service/Experience/Context (m-QoS/m-QoE/m-QoC) requirements, and dynamic resource allocation for processing of media content.
The goal of this special issue is to bring forward the recent advancements in multimedia systems in context to health care services, smart world applications and precision agriculture related fields. More specifically, it looks for the contributions into the state-of-the-art and approaches, methodologies, systems and innovative use of multimedia-based emerging technology services in different application areas. This special issue on Futuristic Trends and Innovations in Multimedia Systems Using Big Data, IoT and Cloud Technologies is aimed at attracting original works related to the emerging trends and innovations in the field of multimedia systems using big data, IoT and cloud technologies.
Topics of interest include but are not restricted to:
- Audio and Video Compression Standards, Multimedia Middleware Systems
- Multimedia Networking Applications
- Network Services and Protocols for Multimedia Communications; Real Time Streaming Protocol ( RTSP), Real Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
- Multimedia-enabled networks; Interoperability and connectivity issues in Multimedia Systems: IP Telephony, Mobile IP
- Performance management, network management, service management, network architectures, high-performance computing, real-time visualization for multimedia systems.Information retrieval using AI & deep learning for Multimedia Systems
- Innovations in Multimedia Systems for Education and Learning systems
- Management and interpretation of multimedia big data
- Feature learning from IoMT big data to facilitate monitoring, personalization, and recommendation
- Data Analysis for Multimedia Big Data Systems
- Protocols for Internet of Multimedia Things (IoMT)
- Soft computing technologies for security assessment and privacy management of multimedia data in IoMT ecosystem
- Multimedia technology for smart surveillance system with IoT environment
- Combination of cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) in medical monitoring systems
- Data sharing and interoperability of IoT, Big data and multimedia systems
- Multimedia processing for virtual reality applications
- Data analysis for e-health applications, smart cities, smart agriculture
- Smarter surveillance applications for monitoring, and recommendation using IoT, Big Data and Multimedia Systems
- Cyber physical systems based solutions for big data security and privacy
- Scalable and efficient algorithms for big data analytics and data mining in IoMT systems
- Information hiding solutions (steganography, watermarking) in smart cities
- Multimodal features extraction techniques for multimedia data analysis in IoMT environment
- Advances in Multimedia based Emerging Technologies for Healthcare
- Novel data collection, deep learning, reality mining, and prediction methods based on physical world observations
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh (Lead Guest Editor, for all correspondence related to Special Issue)Jaypee University of IT, IndiaEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
Prof. Bharat BhargavaPurdue University, USAEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wei-Chiang HongOriental Institute of Technology, TaiwanEmail: email@example.com
Dr. Pelin AnginMiddle East Technical University, TurkeyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paper submission deadline: extended to November 30, 2020Author notification: January 31, 2021Revised papers submission: February 28, 2021Final acceptance: April 30, 2021
Submission GuidelinesAuthors should prepare their manuscript according to the Instructions for Authors available from the Multimedia Tools and Applications website. Authors should submit through the online submission site at https://www.editorialmanager.com/mtap/default.aspx and select “1174 – Futuristic Trends and Innovations in Multimedia Systems Using Big Data, IoT and Cloud Technologies (FTIMS)” when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process. Submitted papers should present original, unpublished work, within the scope of the special issue and journal as well. All submitted papers will be evaluated on the basis of relevance, significance of contribution, technical quality, novelty, and quality of presentation, by independent reviewers as per journal policy. It is the policy of the journal that no submission, or substantially overlapping submission, be published or be under review at another journal or conference at any time during the review process.