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SAMT 2009: Call for Participation

From: Bailer, Werner <werner.bailer@joanneum.at>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 18:10:46 +0200
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Call for Participation

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SAMT 2009 
4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies
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2-4 December 2009
Graz, Austria

The 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT 2009) targets at narrowing 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.

The preliminary program of SAMT 2009 can be found at http://www.samt2009.org/program Next to the full and short papers of the main conference SAMT offers:

* Keynotes
    
  - Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research Barcelona
  
  - Stefan Rüger, Open University

* Industry day with presentations about how semantic multimedia technologies are put into practice

* Tutorials

  - Web of Data in the Context of Multimedia
    Bernhard Haslhofer, Bernhard Schandl, Andreas Langegger, Wolfgang Halb and Tobias Buerger

  - MPEG Metadata for Context-Aware Multimedia Applications
    Christian Timmerer and Mathias Lux

  - A Semantic Multimedia Web: Create, Annotate, Present and Share your Media
    Lynda Hardman and Raphaël Troncy

* Workshops

  - Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies http://semudate2009.fim.uni-passau.de/
  
  - 3rd Workshop on Learning the Semantics of Audio Signals http://lsas2009.dke-research.de/


Registration is open at http://www.samt2009.org/registration - early registration ends on Nov. 1.

We hope to see you in Graz!

Best regards,
SAMT 2009 chairs
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