MIR03

Lim mlew lim at liacs.nl
Mon Jun 23 06:12:58 EST 2003


CALL FOR PAPERS - MIR 2003
5th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval
November 7, Berkeley, CA, USA
in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2003

Website: http://carol.wins.uva.nl/~nicu/MIR/

GENERAL INFORMATION

The explosion of multimedia content in databases, broadcasts, streaming
media, etc. has generated new requirements for more effective access
to these global information repositories. Content extraction,
indexing, and retrieval of multimedia data continues to be one of
the most challenging and fastest-growing research areas.

Following the success of the four previous MIR workshops held in
conjunction with the ACM Multimedia Conferences, the purpose of the
5th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval
(MIR 2003) is to bring together researchers, developers, and
practitioners from academia and industry to discuss issues in
retrieving multimedia information from libraries, databases, and
streaming media sources. We are soliciting high quality
original papers which address a range of issues in multimedia
information retrieval including, but not limited to:

* Content-based indexing, search, and retrieval of multimedia data
* Multimedia data modeling and visualization
* Automated semantic annotation
* Metadata for multimedia retrieval
* Multi-modal human-computer interaction
* Query languages and query processing for multimedia retrieval
* Multimedia and media mining
* User perspectives and user modeling for multimedia retrieval
* Semantic content analysis
* Intelligent agents for multimedia indexing and retrieval
* Tools, benchmarks, and standards
* Multimedia retrieval for pervasive devices
* New media types and new applications
* Multi-modal event detection and recognition
* Multi-modal/Multi-sensor fusion techniques
* Indexing and retrieval from streaming media
* Issues in high performance multimedia databases

IMPORTANT DATES

August 1, 2003:  Submission of full paper
August 18, 2003:  Notification of acceptance
August 29, 2003:  Camera-ready full paper

PAPER SUBMISSION

Email full papers (no longer than 8 pages in the ACM style sheet in
English), to

lim at liacs.nl

with the following information:
(1) Title of paper & short abstract summarizing the main contribution
(2) Names and contact info of all authors, also specifying the contact
author.
(3) The paper in postscript or PDF format.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 members of the
program committee.  The workshop proceedings will be printed and
appear in the ACM Digital Library.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Prof. David Forsyth of UC Berkeley

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Nicu Sebe, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chabane Djeraba, University of Nantes, France
Michael Lew, LIACS Media Lab, The Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Sibel Adali, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Kiyo Aizawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Alberto Del Bimbo, University of Florence, Italy
Shih-Fu Chang, Columbia University, USA
Mohamed Daoudi, LIFL, France
Chabane Djeraba, University of Nantes, France
Theo Gevers, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alan Hanjalic, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Thomas Huang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow, UK
Brigitte Kerherve, University of Quebec, Canada
Anil Kokaram, Trinity College, Ireland
Michael Lew, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Maude Manouvrier, Universite Paris IX Dauphine, France
Vincent Oria, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Stefan Rueger, Imperial College London, UK
Yong Rui, Microsoft Research, USA
Marta Rukoz, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Shin'ichi Satoh, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Stan Sclaroff, Boston University, USA
Nicu Sebe, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University, Ireland
Arnold Smeulders, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
John R. Smith, IBM Research, USA
Hari Sundaram, Arizona State University, USA
Qi Tian, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Svetha Venkatesh, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Guangyou Xu, Tsinghua University, China
HongJiang Zhang, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Xiang (Sean) Zhou, Siemens Research, USA

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