IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) is a major annual international conference organized with the objective of bringing together researchers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry working in all areas of multimedia. ICME serves as a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art research, development, and implementations of multimedia systems, technologies, and applications. ICME is co-sponsored by four IEEE societies (the Computer Society, the Signal Processing Society, the Circuits and Systems Society, and the IEEE Communications Society).

The past conferences were held in New York City, NY, USA (2000), Tokyo, Japan (2001), Lausanne, Switzerland (2002), Baltimore, MD, USA (2003) and Taipei, Taiwan (2004). In addition to paper presentations, the ICME’2005 features distinguished keynote speeches, tutorials, and special sessions. Continuing the spirit of the conference series, ICME’2005 will also host industrial exhibitions.