[CFP] WIAMIS 2007-Deadline Extended to Jan.24

WIAMIS 2007, 6-8 June 2007, Santorini, Greece

http://mkg.iti.gr/wiamis2007/

DEADLINE FOR PAPER SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24

OBJECTIVES

The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS) is one of the main international fora for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in all areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. After Louvain (1997), Berlin (1999), Tampere (2001), London (2003), Lisboa (2004), Montreux (2005), Incheon (2006), WIAMIS 2007 is held in Santorini, Greece.

TOPICS

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Multimedia content analysis and understanding

Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio

2D/3D feature extraction

Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for audio and video

Relevance feedback and learning systems

Segmentation of objects in 2D/3D image sequences

Identification and tracking of regions in scenes

Voice/audio assisted video segmentation

Analysis for coding efficiency and increased error resilience

Analysis and understanding tools for content adaptation

Multimedia content adaptation tools, transcoding and transmoding

Content summarization and personalization strategies

Data hiding and copyright protection of multimedia content

Semantic mapping and ontologies

Multimedia analysis for advanced applications

Multimedia analysis hardware and middleware

INVITED TALKS

WIAMIS 2007 will include in its Technical Program 2 invited talks by leading experts in the field of multimedia processing.

* Shih-Fu Chang, “Recent Advances and Open Issues of Digital Image/Video Search”

* Irfan Essa, “Data-driven and Procedural Analysis and Synthesis of Multimedia”

INDUSTRY SESSION

In addition to Invited Talks, its Regular Technical Program and a number of Special Sessions, WIAMIS 2007 will also include an Industry Session featuring talks by key industry players. Already confirmed industrial representation includes Google, FAST and Deutsche Welle. For more information, please check the related page at the WIAMIS 2007 site.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Paper submission is now open. Prospective contributors are invited to submit extended summaries electronically, using the online submission system at http://mkg.iti.gr/wiamis2007/submission/. Submissions should be in Adobe PDF file format, written in English, following the two-column IEEE conference proceedings format and extending no more than four two-column pages including all figures, tables and references. The proceedings will be published by IEEE and archived to IEEE-Xplore and the IEEE Computer Society digital libraries.

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission: 24 January 2007 (EXTENDED)

Review results: 23 February 2007

Submission of camera-ready papers: 9 March 2007

WIAMIS 2007 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

General Chairs

* Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece

* Yannis Avrithis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Technical Program Chairs

* Milind R. Naphade, IBM T J Watson Research Center, USA

* Noel O’Connor, Centre for Digital Video Processing, Dublin City University, Ireland

* Vasileios Mezaris, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece

Special Sessions Chair

* Murat Tekalp, College of Engineering, Koc University, Turkey

Industry Liaisons

* Adrian Matellanes, Motorola Labs, UK

* Nikos Sarris, Athens Technology Center S.A., Greece

CONTACT

For questions, problems and all other inquiries, please contact wiamis2007(at)@iti.gr

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THIS INFORMATION IS FROM CONFERENCE ORGANIZER
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Akihiko Shirai, Ph.D
Invited Researcher
Presence & Innovation Laboratory ENSAM France
http://akihiko.shirai.as/

http://akihiko.shirai.as/