MITA2017 is organized by one of the most reputable research societies in South Korea, Korea Multimedia Society (, leading Korean universities and Multimedia University, Malaysia. It provides an international forum for the presentation and showcase of recent advances on various aspects of multimedia information and applications. It is the next event in a series of highly successful international conferences previously held as MITA2016 (Laos, 2016), MITA2015 (Uzbekistan, 2015), MITA2014 (Hong Kong, 2014), MITA2013 (Indonesia, 2013) and MITA2012 (China, 2012).