The Picture Coding Symposium (PCS) is an international forum devoted to advances in visual data coding. Established in 1969, it has the longest history of any conference in this area. The 36th event in the series, PCS 2022 will convene in San Jose, California, USA, the heart of Silicon Valley and the cultural and technological epicenter of Northern California.

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Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification
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General Chairs
Shan Liu, Tencent
Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California
Technical Program Chairs
Chia-Wen Lin, National Tsing Hua University
Joao Ascenso, Instituto Superior Técnico
Ivan Bajic, Simon Fraser University
Special Sessions Chairs
Jörn Ostermann, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Xiaozhong Xu, Tencent
Panel Chairs
C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California
Zhenzhong Chen, Wuhan University
Plenary Chairs
Ioannis Katsavounidis, Meta
International Liaison Chairs
Ge Li, Peking University
Fernando Pereira, Instituto Superior Técnico
Industrial Liaison Chairs
Jingning Han, Google
Ioannis Katsavounidis, Meta
Finance Chair
Gloria Halfacre, University of Southern California
Publicity Chair
Ying Liu, Santa Clara University
Administration Chair
Zhixin Dong, Tencent
Conference Management
Billene Cannon, CMS

Submission Topics

PCS 2022 invites you to submit work that pushes the boundaries of image and video coding. The following list contains some examples, but it is not an exhaustive list:

  • Image and video coding
  • Model-based and synthetic coding
  • Screen content coding
  • Multimodal coding and processing
  • Learning-based image and video coding
  • Compressed-domain image/video analysis
  • Datasets for learning-based visual coding and analysis
  • Image and video coding for machines
  • Multi-task image and video coding
  • Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality coding
  • 360° and multi-view video processing and coding
  • Point cloud processing and coding
  • Light field processing and coding
  • Immersive and volumetric video
  • Representation, analysis and coding of 3D scenes
  • Emerging standards for visual data coding
  • Objective and subjective quality assessment
  • Transcoding and adaptive streaming
  • Optimized streaming methods
  • Real-time video communications
  • Error robustness, resilience and concealment
  • Low complexity video compression
  • Network-, edge- and cloud-based coding
  • Energy management in compression
  • Hardware architectures
  • Protection and integrity of visual data
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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Dec 07



    Dec 09


  • Jul 15 2022

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Sep 15 2022

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Sep 30 2022

    Final Paper Deadline

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IEEE Signal Processing Society
University of Southern California
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