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Aims and scope

Multimedia Tools and Applications publishes original research articles on multimedia development and system support tools, and case studies of multimedia applications. Experimental and survey articles are appropriate for the journal. The journal is intended for academics, practitioners, scientists and engineers who are involved in multimedia system research, design and applications. All papers are peer reviewed.

Specific areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

 Multimedia Tools:
Multimedia application enabling software
- System software support for multimedia
- Hypermedia
- Performance measurement tools for multimedia
- Multimedia authoring tools
- System hardware support for multimedia
- Multimedia databases and retrieval
- Web tools and applications

Multimedia Applications:
+ Prototype multimedia systems and platforms
- Multimedia on information superhighways

+ Home
- Video on-demand
- Interactive TV
- Home shopping
- Remote home care
- Electronic album
- Personalized electronic journals

+ Education and Training
- Computer aided instruction
- Distance and interactive training
- Multimedia encyclopedias
- Interactive training on the web

+ Operations
- Command and control
- Process control
- Air traffic control
- On-line monitoring
- Multimedia security systems

+ Public
- Digital libraries
- Electronic museum
- Networked kiosk systems (medical, legal, banking, shopping, tourist)

+ Business Office
- Executive information systems
- Remote consulting systems
- Video conferencing
- Multimedia mail
- Multimedia documents
- Advertising
- Collaborative work
- Electronic publishing

+ Visual Information Systems