Topical Issue: Springer SN Computer Science

Call for Papers: Topical Issue on Smart Multimedia and Applications (Selected Best Papers of CoCoNet'20)
Smart Multimedia is a promising field in the industry as well as research that integrates the latest advances in multimedia technologies, systems, and applications. The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) tends to the development of smart multimedia in almost all application areas such as healthcare, surveillance, security, communication, and so on. The current techniques that led to the acclaim of smart multimedia are the advancements in the technologies and algorithms in the field of computer vision, cognitive computing, pattern recognition, video (or image) processing, human-computer interaction (HCI), media streaming, etc. 
The special issue aims to publish selected best papers of Fourth International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'20) in the related areas. CoCoNet'20 will be held in Chennai, India on October 14-17, 2020. VIT Chennai Campus is hosting the events. All submissions will undergo a rigorous review process.
Topics of interest include but not limited to:
-- Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media
-- Computer Vision and Multimedia  
-- Haptic Intelligence
-- Human‐Machine Interaction and Human Factors
-- Intelligent Manufacturing
-- Location-Based Media Processing
-- NLP for Multimedia Applications
-- Machine and Deep Learning for Smart Multimedia
-- Multimedia Coding, Retargeting and Transmission
-- Multimedia Communication, Networking and Mobility
-- Multimedia Data Storage and Analysis
-- Multimedia in Healthcare
-- Multimedia Internet of Things
-- Multimedia Quality Assessment
-- Multimedia Security and Forensics
-- Multi-Modal Integration
-- On-demand Multimedia
-- Signal, Image, and Speech Processing
-- Smart Cars, Smart Homes
-- Smart Surveillance
-- Visualization, Animation, and Augmented Reality
Authors must submit their mansucript through the Journal submission portal, Editorial Manager ( The submisison guidelines are posted at 
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One full conference registration is mandatory to present the paper at the conference. Only presented papers will be considered for publication in this special issue. [Presentation mode will be communicated later depending on COVID-19 situation] 
Key Dates
Full Paper Due: August 5, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: August 30, 2020
Final Version Due: September 30, 2020
Publication Deadline: December 15, 2020
Topical Issue Guest Editors
Dr. Sabu M. Thampi, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IIITM-K), India <>
Dr. Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Independent University, Bangladesh <>
Dr. Domenico Ciuonzo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy <>
Dr. Maheshkumar H. Kolekar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India <>
Dr. Sergey Mosin, Kazan Federal University, Russia <>