The ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications (MTA) is a quarterly transaction, which is published in January, April, July, and October every year. Various researchers have interchanged their ideas in the transaction of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers. This transaction is devoted to the technology, design and applications of Multimedia computation, with emphasis given to novel engineering systems, scientific applications, and industrial engineering trials, but not limited to, image processing and video processing. The scope is as follows:
・Multimedia systems and applications
・Multimedia analysis and processing
・Advanced broadcasting media
・Broadcasting network technology
・CG and multimedia representation
・3D imaging technology
The MTA strongly supports this research field and further accelerates a great innovation in this field. For that purpose the MTA has Widely Covered Research Field and provides Quick Review Process. Authors’ accomplishments are promptly disseminated.
MTA is indexed by Elsevier Scopus，Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ESCI (Emerging Source Citation Index) and etc.
Please refer to Information for Authors of the Transactions for the format and the style. Information for authors can be found at the ITE web site: http://www.ite.or.jp/content/MTA/#IFA
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ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications Information for Authors
1. General Guideline
ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications (ITE Trans. MTA) focus on the technology, design and applications of Multimedia computation, with emphasis given to novel engineering systems, scientific applications, industrial engineering trials, and other related researches not limited to image and video processing. Before submission, authors should read the information for authors. When submitting a manuscript, authors upload the required contents and input the required items at the ITE Trans. MTA manuscript submission website.
2. Feature of ITE Trans. MTA
2.1 Type of Submission
The ITE Trans. MTA allows only one type of manuscript “Paper”, which has no maximum and minimum page number restriction.
2.2 Requirements of manuscript
The submitted manuscripts must contain the following:
Is the submitted work original, providing new information that either stands alone or builds upon previous work?
“New information” can mean new in a scientific sense, but also in an engineering sense, where it can include new superior combinations of previous works, new system designs and new applications.
Is the proposition potentially useful for readers of the ITE Trans. MTA?
Media technologies, interface realization, content design and service applications are important new fields in MTA. In these new fields, it is sometimes difficult for authors to demonstrate practicality by quantitative comparisons. In order to encourage authors to submit original work in these new fields, the ITE Trans. MTA accepts qualitative as well as quantitative evaluations.
Are the contents of the manuscript reliable from the reader’s viewpoint?
Sufficient evidence should be provided to demonstrate the originality and practicality of the work, with reference to important articles which describe related previous work, discussing how the present work relates to it and establishing that the foundations of the present work are solid.
If authors submit manuscripts which are developed versions of conference papers, which have been already presented in international conference, symposium, workshop, etc., authors must cite those related works, and the submitted manuscripts must contain novel parts such as a new proposal, a new idea, or a result.
2.3 No Duplicate Submission
Submitted manuscripts must not have been published elsewhere. The ITE Trans. MTA considers a submitted manuscript as duplicate submission if it is identical or extremely similar to another manuscript published by the same author(s), regardless of its written language. If duplicate submission is found prior to publication, the submission will be immediately rejected. A publication, for the purposes of the duplication submission policy, is defined to be a written work that was accepted and published after peer review. For example, an arXiv.org paper, an ITE technical report, and a university technical report are not considered as duplicate submission because they are typically not peer reviewed.
If the manuscript which has already been published in the ITE Trans. MTA is suspected to be duplicate or multiple submission(s) to any journal(s) after publication, the ITE transactions editorial committee investigates the situation by exchanging information with the editorial board of the concerned journal. If duplicate submission is proved, the following actions against all the authors of the submission will be applied.
(1) The ITE announces the cancelation of the paper of duplicate submission on the ITE website, as well as the cancelation from the ITE Trans. MTA website.
(2) The ITE notifies to the editorial board of the concerned journal about the duplicate submission.
(3) All other manuscripts under review are rejected.
(4) The authors are prohibited to submit any new manuscripts to all the ITE transactions and journal for a term of one year from the date of announcement.
3. Process from submission to publish
Authors use http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mta for the submission of manuscripts. An email will be sent to the corresponding author immediately after the submission.
The details of the upload contents and the input items are shown in the Table 1.
|Title, author names, contact details||Mandatory|
|Keywords (maximum 6 keywords) /Mandatory||Mandatory|
|Abstract (max 150 words)||Mandatory|
|Manuscript file (upload a single PDF file for review)||Mandatory|
|The source file (Latex or Word files) of the manuscript file, and all the associated data files (figures, tables, photos, etc.), which are used for publication after acceptance (a single ZIP file upload)||Mandatory|
|Video files (upload)||Optional|
|Copyright transfer form (upload)td>||Mandatory|
(1) Submitted manuscripts are reviewed by reviewers selected by ITE Trans. MTA editorial board.
(2) The editorial board will make one of the following decisions.
“Accept” is selected when one of the following two cases is satisfied. First, the submitted manuscript is acceptable, no corrections are necessary. Second, the submitted manuscript is acceptable after English of the manuscript is improved by proof reading, where the recommendation of the English proof reading is made by Associate Editor. The proof reading charge is shown in Section 5.
(b) Minor Revision
“Minor Revision” is selected when the submitted manuscript does not reach the publication quality, but conditions for Accept will be satisfied by authors’ revisions. This judgment is made only once. Thus, if the revised manuscript cannot satisfy the conditions for Accept, it will be rejected.
“Reject” is selected when the submitted manuscript does not satisfy the publication criteria in the ITE Trans. MTA, i.e., major revisions are necessary or the subjects of the submitted manuscript are not matched to the scope of this journal. Note that Associate Editor may reject the submitted manuscript before assigning reviewers when the quality of its English is quite low.
(3) For manuscripts receiving rejection notices, the revised version of the manuscript may be resubmitted. Upon resubmission, the authors should write the previous paper ID number in the cover letter. The authors can include answer to the comments from the reviewers of the previous review in the resubmission.
(4) If authors who have received rejection notices are not convinced of the review or the decision, they will be able to resubmit the identical manuscript to the initial submission by clearly writing the specific reasons on a cover letter. The deadline for the resubmission is within 60 days of the date of the rejection notice. It shall be limited to once per manuscript.
3.3 Galley Proof
Generally, submitted manuscripts will be published in the ITE Trans. MTA after the acceptance. Prior to the publication, authors must proofread the galley proofs only once. As a rule, authors may change only misprints. Any modifications of the manuscripts are not accepted.
4. Manuscript Style
4.1 Manuscript Structure
Submitted manuscripts must contain the following subjects.
(2) Name and membership status of each author
(3) Affiliation and address
(4) Abstract (maximum 150 words)
(5) Keywords (maximum 6 keywords)
(6) Main body
(7) Acknowledgement (if necessary, show after conclusion without section number)
(9) Appendix (if necessary)
(10) Biography of each author
Whole parts must be written in English.
4.2 Style of Figures, Tables and Photographs
Figures, tables and photographs shown in submitted manuscripts must satisfy the following points.
(1) All figures, tables and photographs must be made by authors.
(2) All figures, tables and photographs must be shown with their captions.
(3) Resolutions of all figures, tables and photographs must be high enough.
(4) All figures, tables and photographs must be saved on appropriate media for the relevant computer environment.
(5) All figures, tables and photographs must be submitted to make the final manuscript.
4.3 Style of Videos
Videos can be submitted with the manuscripts under the following conditions.
(1) Use of video is limited to cases where explanation is otherwise impossible, for example, where smoothness of motion needs to be shown. Videos should not be used if sufficient explanation is realized by utilizing several still images.
(2) A representative frame of each video must be shown with its caption. Multiple representative frames are not acceptable.
(3) The Quality of all videos must be high enough for review, e.g., videos highly degraded by lossy encoding are discouraged.
(4) All videos must be made by authors.
(5) All videos must be submitted in the appropriate file format. Accepted formats are “mp4”, “wmv”, “avi” and “mov”. “avi” and “mov” can be used for lossless videos.
(6) File names of all videos must be “video1.*”, “video2.*”, “video3.*”, where * represents the file extension. In the submitted manuscript, these videos must be referred by their filenames without file extensions, e.g., “Video 1”, “Video 2”, “Video 3”. If the submitted videos cannot be viewed with common viewing applications, the manuscript will be rejected.
(7) All videos must not be included within the submitted manuscript PDF.
(8) All videos must be submitted with the manuscript at the ITE Trans. MTA manuscript submission site.
(9) Each video must be submitted as a separate file. The submission of one video file generated by encoding multiple video files into one file is not acceptable.
(10) The total file size of videos must not exceed 50Mbyte, and the total uploaded file size, including video files, must not exceed 100Mbyte.
4.4 Style of References
References must correctly appear in the format shown below.
(1) When references are written by coauthors, family names and given name initials for each author must be shown.
(2) If the journal names are well-known, they can be abbreviated (refer to the Appendix).
(3) The first letter should be capitalized, with the exception of prepositions and articles.
(4) The year of publication should be written in parentheses. Furthermore, when a month or day of the publication is required, use the format Aug. 1981 or Aug. 1, 1981, respectively.
Books or edited collections
1) A. Rosenfeld and A. C. Kak : “Digital Picture Processing” , Academic Press, New York (1976)
One section of a book
2) V. K. Zworykin and G. A. Morton : “Television”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, pp. 927-957 (1954)
3)L. D. Miller : “A New Method of Specifying the Resolving Power of Television Camera Tubes Using the RCA P-300 Test Chart”, SMPTE J. 89, 4, pp. 249-256 (Apr. 1980)
4) W. N. Charman : “Three-Dimensional TV System”, Appl. Opt., 20, 1, pp. 14-16 (Jan. 1, 1981)
5) M. Jacobsen : “Picture Enhancement for PAL-Coded TV-Signals by Digital Processing”, 1981 Picture Coding Symposium,7. 5, pp. 69-70 (June 1981)
Citation of References:
References should be cited by putting the sequential reference number in parentheses (right parenthesis only) in small text to the right of the citation location. References should be written in order of their appearance.
5. Publication Charges
If the submitted manuscript is accepted, there is an obligation to pay the publication fee prior to the publication. The publication charge is in Tables 2 and 3 (8% consumption tax included).
|Number of pages||Publication charge|
|6 or less||24,840yen|
|7 or more||The charge for 6 pages plus 4,320yen per each additional page|
Table 3 Publication charge using an MTA MS-Word Template file
|Number of pages||Publication charge|
|6 or less||37,260yen|
|7 or more||The charge for 6 pages plus 6,210yen per each additional page|
The copyrights of all papers published in the ITE Trans. MTA are automatically transferred to the ITE. Authors are required to sign and submit a completed “Copyright Transfer From” prior to publication by the ITE. “Copyright Transfer Form” can be downloaded here.
As a rule, the copyright for the articles published in the Journal of ITE belongs to the Institute, so we request that you submit a copyright transfer form. Recently, across all fields a situation where rights are claimed can be predicted. To deal with this, we have established the copyright regulations. We accept copyright transfer forms from the authors so that the transfer of copyright is performed clearly. This prevents unexpected situations with copyright and explicitly documents the stance of the author as well as the Institute towards infringement by a third party. We believe that this protects the copyright, so we request that authors co-operate in submitting a copyright transfer form when making their submission. In addition, the main purpose of affiliating with the ITE is to contribute to the Journal CD-ROM edition or the Technical Information Research Electronic Dictionary Encyclopedia, and protection of copyright. Contributing the same document for profit to another Journal requires the permission of the Institute, even if the author of the document is the same. However, for non-profit reasons, the author is may use their document freely. while describing the bibliographic information of the original manuscript.
The use of the document in electronic form is included in the copyright. That will be managed by the following method:
(1) The Institute will not interfere or hinder by making complaints or allegations when the author reproduces, translates or makes an adaptation of their own article. However, if the translation or the article in its part or entirety is used for profit in another publication, please make a proposal to the executive office and clearly state the source. Furthermore, when dealing with Web or CD-ROM materials, please make the proposal as described above. Also, when using only a part of a document, please clearly state the source below the caption.
(2) In the following cases, the author and Institute will make a separate agreement in the case that the transfer of copyright to the Institute is problematic.
(a) The author does not particularly desire the transfer of copyright, such as in the case of articles for special classes at conferences.
(b) The article contents relate not only to the personal copyright of the author, but also to the organization the author is affiliated with, and it is not possible to obtain the organization’s consent for copyright transfer. However, in this case, there are already plans for the below-mentioned secondary uses (since the intent is non-profit, the actual publication will occur earlier) for which we would like to obtain your consent. If it is possible to obtain this consent in advance, the Institute will draft a “Reproduction Consent Request” and send it. The Institute is a non-profit organization, however if this consent is not obtained, then the author’s submission will be excluded from the secondary uses.
However, in this case, there are already plans for the below-mentioned secondary uses (since the intent is non-profit, the actual publication will occur earlier) for which we would like to obtain your consent. If it is possible to obtain this consent in advance, the Institute will draft a “Reproduction Consent Request” and send it. The Institute is a non-profit organization, however if this consent is not obtained, then the author’s submission will be excluded from the secondary uses.
National Institute of Information Scholarly and Academic Information Portal CiNii (URL: http://ge.nii.ac.jp/genii/jsp/index.jsp) after 3 months since publication have passed. For unregistered people or non-members the paper will be published after 2 years.
It is hoped that you will author the manuscript after agreeing to the above policies.
Also, when quoting information from other journals, please understand the following:
(1) Be aware of the copyright of the paper that you are quoting.
(2) Obtain prior permission for the use of figures, tables or photographs from other libraries or journals.
Editorial Office, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
Kikai Shinko Kaikan 403, 3-5-8 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
The ITE (Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers) Transactions on Media Technology and Applications announces a forthcoming Special Section on “Doctoral Student Papers” to be published in January 2020.The first notification date is August 8th 2019.The special section focuses on papers authored by doctoral students on their thesis work. Doctoral students are strongly encouraged to submit original research papers of any topics related to image information and television technologies including the followings:
– Multimedia systems and applications
– Multimedia analysis and processing
– Universal services
– Advanced broadcasting media
– Broadcasting network technology
– Contents production
– CG and multimedia representation
– Consumer Electronics
– 3D imaging technology
– Human information
– Image sensing
– Information display
– Multimedia storage
Papers must be submitted by May 31st, 2019. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guideline given in the “Information for Authors”. The latest version is available at the web site, http://www.ite.or.jp/content/mta/. Authors should write “Special Section: Doctoral Student Papers” in the cover letter and choose the [Special Section] as a “Section Type” on the online screen. Do not choose [Regular]. The term for revising the manuscript after acknowledgement of conditional acceptance for this special section could be shorter than that for other regular issues (30 days) because of the tight review schedule.
Yoichi Sato (The University of Tokyo)
Associate Editors in Chief:
Kazuto Ogawa (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Sei Naito (KDDI Research)
Kazuto Ogawa (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) : firstname.lastname@example.org
The ITE (Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers) Transactions on Media Technology and Applications announces a forthcoming Special Section on “Advanced Multimedia Transmission Technology and Its Application” to be published in January 2020. The objective of the special section is focus on advanced transmission technologies for multimedia services, and their applications. Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to submit original research papers of the topics which include the following:
Image / Video / Audio transmission
Advanced broadcasting technology
Error control technology
Wireless and optical communications
Mobile and satellite communications
Multimedia systems and applications
Antenna and propagation
Papers must be submitted by May 28, 2019. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guideline given in the “Information for Authors”. The latest version is available at the web site, http://www.ite.or.jp/content/MTA/#IFA. Authors should write “Special Section: Advanced Multimedia Transmission Technology and Its Application ” in the cover letter and choose the [Special Section] as a “Section Type” on the online screen. Do not choose [Regular]. The term for revising the manuscript after acknowledgement of conditional acceptance for this special section could be shorter than that for other regular issues (30 days) because of the tight review schedule.
Editor-in-Chief: Hidekazu Murata (Kyoto University)
Secretary: Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Kazuyuki Saito (Chiba University)
Hiroshi Tsutsui (Hokkaido University)
Kenji Sugiyama (Seikei University)
Takayuki Tanaka (Saga University)
Tomohiro Seki (Nihon University)
Shigeki Shiokawa (Kanagawa Institute of Technology)
Kazuhiko Mitsuyama (NHK)
Call for Papers
Special Section on IDW ’18
The 25th International Display Workshops (IDW’18) will be held from December 12 to 14 , 2018 at Nagoya Congress Center, Nagoya, Japan. IDW’18 is sponsored by the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (ITE) and the Society for Information Display (SID).
The Journals of the ITE（MTA (English Journal) & ITEJ（Japanese Journal）) announce a forthcoming “Special Issue on IDW’18” to be published in October 2019. The special issue has provided an excellent opportunity to present key aspects of display technology. Original, unpublished papers presented in IDW’18 will be accepted after review by the Editorial Board Committee. Papers related to IDW’18 will also be accepted in the special issue.
The Journals of the ITE will be published as an on-line journal, and not only member but also nonmember can read your paper based on the open access policy. Furthermore, figures with the coloring and pertinent moving images for your paper can be published.
We are sincerely waiting for your submitting paper.
General Display Technologies
(1) Based on the presentation in IDW’18
(2) Based on the display materials, devices, and systems in the fields covered by IDW’18
￭ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications (MTA)
・Paper (English Manuscripts)
￭The Journal of The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers(ITEJ)
・Short Paper（Japanese Manuscripts）
2. Deadline for Submission
・Paper (English Manuscripts)
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019
・Short Paper（Japanese Manuscripts）
April 27, 2019
3. Date of Issue
4. Submission Instructions
Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guidelines indicated in the
“Information for Authors”. Please refer to the following ITE homepage.
￭MTA (English Manuscripts) http://www.ite.or.jp/content/mta/
Call for Papers
Special section on Technology for Information and Content Accessibility
The ITE (Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers) Transactions on Media Technology and Applications announces a forthcoming Special Section on “Technology for Information and Content Accessibility” to be published in July 2019. The special section is focused on technology for the accessibility of information and content for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, elderly and children. You are strongly encouraged to submit original research papers on topics which include the following:
・Universal services/ additional subtitles, audio guidance, text simplification
・CG and multimedia representation/ sign language, Braille characters, color calibration
・3D imaging technology/ universally accessible graphics, haptic design
・Human information/ gaze input systems
・Information display/ tactile stimulation
・Sensory substitution for persons with sensory impairments
・Multimodality and accessibility/ universal web design
・Multimedia systems and applications
Papers must be submitted by October 22, 2018. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guideline given in the “Information for Authors”. The latest version is available at the web site, http://www.ite.or.jp/content/mta/ . Authors should write “Special section: Technology for Information and Content Accessibility ” in the cover letter and choose the [Special section] as a “Section Type” on the online screen. Do not choose [Regular]. The term for revising the manuscript after acknowledgement of conditional acceptance for this special section could be shorter than that for other regular issues (30 days) because of the tight review schedule. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding this call for papers.
Editor-in-Chief: Mahito Fujii (NHK Engineering System)
Associate Editor-in-Chief: Yuji Nagashima (Kogakuin University)
Associate Editors: Hiroshi Hasegawa (Utsunomiya University), Masatsugu Sakajiri (Tsukuba University of Technology), Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata University), Takahiro Miura (AIST), Megumi Isogai (NTT)
Secretary: Satoru Kondo (NHK)
Call for Papers
Special Section on Multimedia Retrieval
The ITE (Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers) Transactions on Media Technology and Applications announces a forthcoming Special Section on “Multimedia Retrieval” to be published in April 2019. The objective of the special section is focus on the advances in multimedia retrieval technologies, methods and their applications. You are strongly encouraged to submit original research papers of the topics which include the following:
– Multimodal content analysis and retrieval
– Image/video summarization and visualization
– Complex multimedia event detection and recounting
– Deep learning for multimedia retrieval
– Community-based multimedia content management
– Applications of multimedia retrieval
– Other related works on multimedia retrieval
Papers must be submitted by August 31, 2018. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guideline given in the “Information for Authors”. The latest version is available at the web site, http://www.ite.or.jp/content/mta/. Authors should write “Special Section: Multimedia Retrieval” in the cover letter and choose the [Special Section] as a “Section Type” on the online screen. Do not choose [Regular]. The term for revising the manuscript after acknowledgement of conditional acceptance for this special section could be shorter than that for other regular issues (30 days) because of the tight review schedule. An extended version of a conference paper is welcomed only if it cites the original conference paper and clearly states differences between them.
Keiji Yanai (Univ. of Electro-Communications, Tokyo)
Benoit Huet (EURECOM, France)
Qi Tan (Univ. of Txas at San Antonio, USA)
Kiyoharu Aizawa (Univ. of Tokyo)
Ichiro Ide (Nagoya Univ.)
Go Irie (NTT)
Takahiro Mochizuki (NHK STRL)
Koichi Shinoda (Tokyo Inst. of Technology)
Yoshitaka Ushiku (Univ. of Tokyo)
Shin’ichi Satoh (NII)
Toshihiko Yamasaki (Univ. of Tokyo)
Takahiro Ogawa (Hokkaido Univ.)
Naoko Nitta (Osaka Univ.)
Yusuke Matsui (NII)
Yusuke Uchida (DeNA)
Yoichi Sato(The University of Tokyo)
Sei Naito(KDDI Research)
Kiyoharu Aizawa(The University of Tokyo)
Noboru Babaguchi(Osaka University)
Nam Ik Cho（Seoul National University)
Norifumi Egami(Kinki University)
Miki Haseyama(Hokkaido University)
Masayuki Hashimoto(KDDI Research)
Alexamder G. Hauptmann(Carnegie Mellon University)
Takefumi Hiraguri(Nippon Institute of Technology)
Ichiro Ide(Nagoya University)
Masaaki Iiyama(Kyoto University)
Makoto Itami(Tokyo University of Science)
Hideki Kakeya(University of Tsukuba)
Kazuto Kamikura(Tokyo Polytechnic University)
Jiro Katto(Waseda University)
Shoji Kawahito(Shizuoka University)
Tae Kyoon Kim(ETRI)
Michihiko Minoh(Kyoto University)
Hidekazu Murata(Kyoto University)
Chong-Wah Ngo(City University of Hong Kong)
Naoko Nitta(Osaka University)
Takahiro Ogawa(Hokkaido University)
Antonio Ortega(University of Southern California)
Jun Ota(Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Jong-Il Park(Hanyang University)
Georges Quenot(Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble)
Stefan Rueger(The Open University)
Yoshinobu Tonomura(Ryukoku University)
Nobuyuki Yagi(Tokyo City University)
Ming-Hsuan Yang(University of California, Merced）
Toshihiko Yamasaki(The University of Tokyo)
Hiromasa Yanagihara(KDDI Research)