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21st International Conference
on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia

Lisbon, Portugal

Full and short papers

MUM 2022, the 21st International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, November 27th - 30th.

MUM is an interdisciplinary forum for advances in research of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia systems, applications, and services. At MUM, academics and practitioners gather to discuss challenges and achievements in this field from diverse perspectives, such as interaction techniques, user research, system development, software solutions, and devices. This edition of MUM aims to continue the tradition of innovation and excellence in research established by previous MUM conferences.

We welcome submissions of high-quality papers that offer original and unpublished contributions relevant to the field of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia. Paper topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Architectures, systems, algorithms and other constructions tackling relevant technical challenges
  • Augmented, mixed, and virtual reality systems and applications
  • Case studies, field trials, or user experience evaluations of new applications and services
  • Conceptualizations and theorizations of the field
  • Context-aware and location-based mobile and ubiquitous services
  • Metrics and measures for evaluating and testing mobile and ubiquitous systems
  • Middleware and distributed computing support for mobile and ubiquitous multimedia
  • Novel applications for mobile and ubiquitous gaming, entertainment, networking, and advertising
  • Privacy and security related issues to multimedia systems
  • Social implications of mobile and ubiquitous multimedia systems
  • Tools and development environments for building mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous multimedia systems
  • User interfaces, interaction design, and interaction techniques for mobile and ubiquitous systems
  • Fabrication and device prototyping

Papers should be grounded in existing literature and knowledge, and should be written for an interdisciplinary audience. Papers must be submitted via EasyChair at the latest by August 16th August 23rd, 2022 AoE. Accepted papers will appear in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, which will be available in the ACM Digital Library, where they will remain accessible to thousands of researchers and practitioners worldwide.

The correct template for submissions is the ACM Primary Article Template in single-column format (in PDF format). Submissions should be prepared using either the single column Word Submission Template or the single column LaTeX template (using the “manuscript, review, anonymous” style available in the template). Submissions can be of variable length. Paper length must be based on the weight of the contribution with 16 pages (excluding references) in single column format being valued as long papers in past editions and 7 pages (excluding references) in single column format being valued as short papers in past editions.

  • Successful submissions of around 16 pages typically represent significant empirical, theoretical or methodological advances in the field.
  • Successful submissions of around 7 pages offer more focused contributions; they are not intended to be work in progress reports but, instead, they offer complete, rigorously developed work, with a solid contribution to the field. Short papers have a smaller scope or more focused contribution than long papers.

Submissions should not have been previously published or be concurrently under submission. Papers must be anonymized. Submitted papers will undergo a rigorous double-blind review process managed by the Program Chairs. Each submitted paper will be reviewed by at least three reviewers, chosen from the pool of members of the Program Committee listed below. This pool of reviewers features both experts from the previous edition, as well as new researchers to address new emerging research areas and underrepresented communities. Papers will be assigned through a bidding process.

Authors are encouraged to submit an optional video of maximum 5 minutes to support their submission. To ensure videos can be viewed by all reviewers, authors should preferably use the H.264 encoding and the MP4 file format. To accommodate the upload limits of EasyChair (max. 50mb per file), the bit rate of videos can be lowered.

→ → Link to Submission System: EasyChair

Reviewing process

There will be a single round of reviews with three potential outcomes: desk-rejects (papers that are significantly out of scope, not written in English, etc.), rejection, and conditional acceptance. No rebuttal phase is planned. Authors of conditionally accepted papers will find in the reviews a list of revisions and requested changes they need to satisfy to have their paper be officially accepted into the program. Accepted papers will follow the ACM TAP workflow instructions, and at least one author from each accepted paper must register to the conference.

Submission deadline August 16th August 23rd, 2022 (AoE)
Notification of review decisions September 26th, 2022 (AoE)
Camera ready deadline October 14th, 2022 (AoE)
Conference dates November 27th — November 30th, 2022

Associate Chairs

Yomna Abdelrahman
Universität der Bundeswehr
Vita Santa Barletta
University of Bari
Stefano Burigat
University of Udine
Wanling Cai
Hong Kong Baptist University
Luigi De Russis
Politecnico di Torino
Donald Degraen
Saarland University - DFKI
Tilman Dingler
University of Melbourne
Fiona Draxler
LMU Munich
Sarah Faltaous
University of Duisburg-Essen
Daniela Fogli
Università di Brescia
Cristina Gena
University of Torino
Uwe Gruenefeld
University of Duisburg-Essen
Jonna Häkkilä
University of Lapland
Mohammad Khalad Hasan
University of British Columbia
Niels Henze
University of Regensburg
Jochen Huber
Furtwangen University
Pascal Knierim
Universität der Bundeswehr
Thomas Kosch
Utrecht University
Tsvi Kuflik
The University of Haifa
Andrés Lucero
Aalto University
Kris Luyten
Hasselt University
Karola Marky
Leibnitz University Hannover
Andrii Matviienko
TU Darmstadt
Sven Mayer
LMU Munich
Alessandra Melonio
University of Venice
Heiko Mueller
OFFIS Oldenburg
Jasmin Niess
Universität St. Gallen
Fabio Paterno
Ken Pfeuffer
University of Aarhus
Bastian Pfleging
TU Freiberg
Henning Pohl
Aalborg University
Amon Rapp
University of Torino
Anke Reinschluessel
University of Bremen
Michael Rohs
Leibniz University Hannover
Giuseppe Sansonetti
Roma Tre University
Carmen Santoro
Christina Schneegass
TU Delft
Marcos Serrano
IRIT-University of Toulouse
Saiganesh Swaminathan
Carnegie Mellon University
Benjamin Tag
University of Melbourne
Fabiana Vernero
University of Torino
Alexandra Voit
adesso SE
Paweł Woźniak
Chalmers Univ. of Technology
Passant Elagroudy
LMU Munich

Important dates

→ Aug 16
→ Aug 23
Short and full papers
Submission deadline
→ Sep 26 Short and full papers
→ Sep 2 Workshops and tutorials
Submission deadline
→ Sep 7 Workshops and tutorials
→ Oct 3
→ Oct 7
Other tracks
Submission deadline
→ Oct 14 Doctoral consortium
Submission deadline
→ Oct 27 Other tracks
→ Oct 18
→ Nov 1
Student volunteers
Application deadline
→ Nov 4
→ Nov 11
Early registration
→ Nov 27 MUM 2022 in Lisbon!

Previous editions