Aims and Scopes

Avestia Publishing has initiated the publication of the Journal of Multimedia Theory and Applications (JMTA).

This journal is based on the continuous model in English and adopts the open-access model, meaning all interested audience have free access to the journal's homepage and articles with no need for subscription. This ensures larger audience and therefore higher citations.

Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

All published papers of JMTA will be submitted to Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic Search, Open J-Gate, Mendeley, and Genomics JournalSeek for indexing. Additionally, JMTA will also be permanently archived in Portico (one of the largest community-supported digital archives in the world) and each article will be assigned unique DOIs by CrossRef.

JMTA is high quality peer-reviewed journal, where every article will be peer-reviewed by several experts in the field. Upon acceptance, articles will be published in the latest open volume. One continuous volume per year is published. JMTA welcomes research and review papers related to:

  • 3D Imaging
  • 3D Virtual Environments
  • Adaptive and Personalized Interfaces
  • Aesthetics in Multimedia and HCI
  • Affective Computing
  • Analysis and Design
  • Architectures for Interaction
  • Augmented Environments
  • Broadband Multimedia
  • Broadcasting
  • Communication
  • Computer-based Learning
  • Databases and Digital Libraries
  • Distributed Environments
  • Dynamic and Real-time Content Generation
  • Evaluation Methods and Techniques
  • Graphics
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Home and Entertainment Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Intelligent and Autonomous Agents
  • Interaction Design
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Internet Television
  • Marketing in Multimedia
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Multicast and Group Communication Protocols
  • Multimodal Affective Computing
  • Multimodal Integration
  • Multimedia-based Teaching & Learning
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Multimedia Coding
  • Multimedia Communications, Networking and Mobility
  • Multimedia Computing
  • Multimedia Data Abstractions
  • Multimedia Design
  • Multimodal Human-centered Computing
  • Multimedia Security, Content Protection, and Forensics
  • Multimedia Streaming
  • Multimedia Transmission
  • Multimedia Tools
  • Networking
  • Non-verbal Interfaces
  • Service Engineering
  • Signal Processing and Analysis
  • Social Media
  • Speech, Audio, Image, Video Processing
  • Speech and Natural Language Interfaces
  • Standards and Natural Language Interfaces
  • Tangible User Interfaces
  • Usability Studies
  • Video Conferencing
  • Visualization
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Webcasting
  • Wireless Communication Networks
  • Wireless Multimedia

Propose a Special Topic

Researchers interested in editing/co-editing special topics are encouraged to send a written proposal to:

The proposal should contain the full names and affiliations of the editors, their research background and academic CV, and a detailed description regarding the special topic including:

  • Name of the topic
  • Research areas covered in the topic
  • The exact timeline (the dates for: first call for papers, deadline for submissions, author notifications, major revisions, publication)