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Call for Contributions: SAMT 2009 - 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies

From: Bailer, Werner <werner.bailer@joanneum.at>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 13:48:14 +0200
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Call for Contributions

SAMT 2009
4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies

2-4 December 2009
Graz, Austria

http://www.samt2009.org/

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The 4th International Conference on Semantics and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT) targets to narrow the large disparity between the low-level descriptors that can be computed automatically from multimedia content and the richness and subjectivity of semantics in user queries and human interpretations of audiovisual media - The Semantic Gap.

Contributions
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We invite the following types of contributions:
* Full papers
* Short papers
* Workshop proposals
* Tutorial proposals

Details on the calls can be found at http://www.samt2009.org/calls

In case of questions please contact samt09-office@joanneum.at

Topics
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* Semantic Analysis of Multimedia 
  - Knowledge assisted multimedia analysis
  - Content-based multimedia analysis linked with natural language/speech processing
* Semantic Retrieval of Multimedia 
  - Semantic-driven multimedia indexing and retrieval
  - Semantic retrieval of 3D objects
  - Machine Learning and relevance feedback for finding semantics
  - Semantic-driven multimedia content adaptation and summarization
* Semantic Metadata Management of Multimedia 
  - Metadata management for multimedia
  - Multimedia ontologies and infrastructures
  - Standards bridging the multimedia and knowledge domains
* Semantic User Interfaces for Multimedia 
  - Interfaces and personalization for interaction with large multimedia   - repositories
  - Semantic media annotation
  - Inference and machine learning for semi-automatic annotation
  - Browsing multimedia archives
  - Device-specific access to and adaptation of multimedia
* Semantics in Visualization and Computer Graphics 
  - illustrative depiction and rendering
  - mapping meaning to presentation content
  - smart virtual environments
  - supporting knowledge discovery
* Applications of Semantic Multimedia 
  - Social multimedia tagging
  - Context, user, network and semantics-aware media engineering
  - Multimedia mash-ups
  - Case studies with clear, innovative lessons learned


Important Dates
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Workshops/Tutorials
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Submission:                     April 27, 2009
Notification of acceptance:     May 11, 2009

Full/Short Papers
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Full paper submission:          May 25, 2009
Short paper submission:         June 21, 2009
Notification of acceptance:     July 6, 2009
Camera-ready papers:            September 7, 2009

Conference
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Conference dates:               December 2-4, 2009


Committees
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General and Local Chairs
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Werner Haas, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria
Georg Thallinger, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria
Werner Bailer, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria

Program Chairs
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Bernard Mérialdo, Eurecom, France
Yiannis Kompatsiaris, ITI, Greece
Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore

The members of the technical programme committee will be listed on the web site.

Workshop/Tutorial Chairs
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Noel O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
Klaus Tochtermann, Know Center, Austria
Josep Blat, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Industry Day Chairs
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Wessel Kraaij, TNO, Netherlands
Alberto Messina, RAI CRIT, Italy
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