The Fourth Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum 2009

Hong Kong, China
6-10 August 2009

The Beijing-Hong Kong Doctoral Forum 2009 invites you to experience both the vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere of Hong Kong while enjoying the high quality forum programs. The objective of the forum is to bring together top Ph.D. students from all over the world, contributing to all facets of networking and multimedia computing. All expenses within the forum of the attendees will be covered by CUHK, including registration, meals, accommodation, and local transportation fees, etc.

- Paper submission (extended): June 30, 2009 (4 pages IEEE format)
- Notification of acceptance: July 10, 2009
- Registration: July 15, 2009
- Camera Ready Due: July 15, 2009
- Forum: August 6-10, 2009

Best paper, Best Poster, Best Presentation and Best Demonstration awards will be selected and announced during the forum.

- Invited talks
- Oral presentations and poster sessions
- Research demonstrations
- Social activities
- Local tours


Student authors are invited to submit research papers on original work (including recently published work) describing current research and novel ideas in Network Modeling and Design, Media Computing, Systems and Applications, Web Intelligence and Social Computing. Papers whose contributions are supported by experimental evaluations are strongly encouraged.

Copyright of the submitted work is held by the author/owner.

Please refer to the paper submission page for details. click

Papers are solicited in all areas of network and media computing, including, but not limited to:

Network Modeling and Design:
- Network architectures and algorithms
- Network security
- Network quality, reliability and fault-tolerance
- Home, mobile, wireless, ad-hoc and broadband networks
- Next generation networks

Media Computing:
- Multimedia coding and trans-coding - Audio/video streaming
- Multimedia content analysis and indexing
- Multimedia authoring and retrieval
- Multi-modal human-computer interaction and integration
- Multi-modal biometric authorization
- Multimedia security and rights management
- Signal Processing and machine learning

Systems and Applications:
- System performance measurement and benchmark
- Multimedia search engines
- Multimedia in e-learning, entertainment and virtual reality
- Telecommunication

Web Intelligence and Social Computing:
- Web structural, content, and usage mining
- Web information clustering and classification
- Web page search, crawling and ranking techniques
- Web metrics and statistics
- Social network modeling and analysis
- Collaborative filtering and recommender systems
- Social media systems like wikis, blogs, micro-blogs, mashup, etc.
- Social ranking, searching, and large-graph algorithms


- The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Tsinghua University


Conference General Co-chairs
- Prof. Helen Meng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Prof. Irwin King, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Organizing Committee
- Prof. Jeffrey Yu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Prof. Hong Cheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Prof. Jiaya Jia, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Prof. Yongjin Liu, Tsinghua University
- Prof. Guoliang Li, Tsinghua University

Advisory Committee
- Prof. Maosong Sun, Tsinghua University
- Prof. Juanzi Li, Tsinghua University
- Prof. Peter Yum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Steering Committee
- Prof. Mounir Hamdi, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Prof. David Cheung, The University of Hong Kong
- Prof. David Zhang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Prof. Horace Ip, City University of Hong Kong
- Prof. Jiming Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University
- Prof. Nenghai Yu, University of Science and Technology of China

Organizing Chair and Co-chair
- Josh Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Moses Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Programming Chair and Co-chair
- Zhang Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Yang Xuan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

- CUHK MoE-Microsoft Key Laboratory for Human-Centric Computing and Interface Technologies
- Microsoft Research Asia

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