International Workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications (VICTA’14)

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Scope of the Workshop
victa14_featuredThe adoption of Future Internet (FI) technology, and in particular of its most challenging components like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Services (IoS), can constitute the basic building blocks to progress towards unified ICT platforms for a variety of applications within the large framework of smart cities. In the last years, Cultural Heritage has turned out to be one of the most suitable domains in which such achievements can be profitably exploited, since it characterizes a domain where several aspects have to be considered at the same time. Indeed, it represents a worldwide resource of inestimable value, attracting millions of visitors every year to monuments, and museum and therefore a fundamental aspect of this resource is represented by its fruition, valorization and safeguard.
In line with SITIS tradition of promoting interdisciplinary research, the international workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications, VICTA’14, aims to be a profitable informal working day to discuss together hot topics about Internet of Things and its applications to Cultural Heritage.
This first edition will be organized by DATABENC, the high technology district for Cultural Heritage in Regione Campania, ITALY.

Topics for the workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Internet of Things
  • Multimedia applications and services
  • Multimedia recommendations and User profiling techniques
  • Interactive 3D media and immersive environments
  • Data in social networks
  • Semantic-Web data
  • Big Data Analytics

Important dates
Submission deadline: September 6, 2014
Acceptance/Reject notification: October 6, 2014
Camera-ready: October 15, 2014
Author Registration: October 19, 2014

Submission
Each submission should be at most 8 pages in total including bibliography and well-marked appendices, and must follow the IEEE double columns publication format available at:
Microsoft Word DOC
LaTex Formatting Macros

Paper submission will only be online via: Easy Chair.
Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
All submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression by at least two reviewers. The organizers will examine the reviews and make final paper selections.

Publication
All the papers accepted for the workshop will be included in the conference proceedings. The proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society and referenced in IEEE Xplore Digital Library and major indexes. They will be available at the conference.

Registration
At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the workshop. Workshop registration fee is determined by SITIS. A single registration for the workshop or the conference allows attending both events.

Program Co-Chairs
Angelo Chianese, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Giuseppe De Pietro, CNR-ICAR, Italy

Publicity Chair
Francesco Piccialli, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

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author name: Francesco Piccialli

 

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