Call for Papers

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will be held in Vigo, Galicia, Spain on June 20-22, 2016. This workshop is one of the premier conferences in the area of multimedia security, and it attracts researchers from all over the world. The workshop focuses on information hiding topics, such as watermarking, steganography, steganalysis, anonymity, privacy, hard-to-intercept communications, and covert/subliminal channels. It also focuses on a variety of multimedia security topics including multimedia identification, biometrics, video-surveillance, multimedia forensics, and computer and network security. The research presented at this workshop captures the state-of-the-art of research conducted in academic, industrial, and government institutions around the world. The papers cover the theoretical aspects of the field as well as the industrial and commercial applications of techniques and algorithms developed in this area. Researchers are hereby invited to participate and submit the results of their cutting edge research for publication at this workshop. The paper topics include but are not limited to:

  • Multimedia watermarking, fingerprinting, and identification
  • Multimedia network protection, privacy, and security
  • Multimedia authentication and encryption
  • Steganography and steganalysis
  • Integrity verification of digital content
  • Digital forensics
  • Biometrics and their applications
  • Computer and network security
  • Secure multimedia system design and protocol security
  • Security evaluation and benchmarks
  • Privacy and security of social network
  • Security and privacy of the internet of things
  • Source identification
  • Robust/perceptual hashing for multimedia identification
  • Linking of multimedia content and augmented reality
  • Digital rights management systems
  • Signal processing in encrypted domain
  • Data hiding and subliminal channels in multimedia network
  • Application of smart cards and ID cards
  • Mobile payment systems and their security
  • Privacy and security of wearable devices
  • Optical document security
  • Extracting intelligence from video streams
  • Emerging applications of content identification
  • Privacy, policy and legal issues as well as their interaction with technological development

Submission of Papers:

Authors are invited to submit both short papers (4-6 pages, showing work in progress with limited test sets for example or just giving indications or tendencies) and full papers (10-12 pages, with general and detailed research contributions).

The papers should be properly anonymized for double blinded review. Thus, the authors and their affiliations should be removed and the language adjusted to prevent easy identification of authors from previous work. For full submission details and formatting, please visit the workshop web page

Best Paper Awards:

There will be financial awards for the two most outstanding papers: one for the best student paper and one for the best regular paper.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: February 16, 2016 February 23, 2016, at 23:59 Brussels time (firm)
Notification of acceptance: April 8, 2016 April 15, 2016
Camera-ready papers: April 29, 2016