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Second Call: Future Television Workshop

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CALL FOR PAPERS - FutureTV-2011: Making Television Personal & Social

2nd International Workshop on the Future of Television
http://notube.tv/notube-workshop-on-future-television-2011/

June 29, 2011 at EuroITV 2011, Lisbon, Portugal
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The growing amount of data available on the social and semantic Webs, APIs
to access and manipulate that data, and trends towards common identifiers
and metadata schema allow future television new opportunities to link TV
viewing with both the viewer's personal Web profiles on social networks, and
with social activities across the Web also from friends and similar people.

The second edition of this workshop will build on research, services and
results from the NoTube project, bringing NoTube experts together with the
wider iTV research and enterprise community to explore the new possibilities
inherent in social Web, semantic Web, Linked Data and semantic TV to produce
future, new, innovative services and platforms for TV which is more personal
and more social. This goes beyond the existing state of the art social TV
through the introduction of open Web standards, semantic Web technology and
Linked Data content.

With this workshop we seek submissions related to addressing the gaps in the
state of the art for making social-semantic-Television a reality as well as
the consequenes on schemas, services, and standards:

*    Re-use of social Web data for TV program adaptation, recommendation,
selection or mash-ups
*    Re-use of semantic Web data for TV program adaptation, recommendation,
selection or mash-ups
*    Generation of social Web data from TV watching and interaction with the
TV program
*    Generation of semantic Web data from TV watching and interaction with
the TV program
*    User profiling with respect to interests, TV preferences, or current
mood
*    Integrating existing broadcast TV infrastructure with the social and
semantic Web
*    Annotation of TV programming with social or semantic Web data schemas
*    Applying semantic and social Web applications on the television,
including development for the set top box, design of appropriate user
interfaces and exploration of user interaction patterns
*    Integration of semantic and social Web data in TV-based applications

Important Dates
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Submission deadline: April 29, 2011
Notifications: May 20, 2011
Camera ready copy: May 30, 2011
Workshop day: June 29, 2011

Submission
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We seek short and long paper submissions as PDF. Papers should follow the
ACM style guidelines and not exceed 3 pages (short paper) or 9 pages (long
paper). Short papers are ideal for informing about new research or
implementation at an early stage or proposing new ideas about future
television. Long papers are ideal for reporting on finished or near-finished
research and implementation, including evaluations and lessons learnt. We
will aim to accept a mix of both short and long paper submissions.
Submissions will be invited to present and to provide a demo during the
workshop. 

We aim to publish the workshop proceedings publicly at CEUR-WS. They will
also be distributed at EuroITV 2011 in the adjunct proceedings.

The submission link is
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=futuretv2011 

Workshop Organizers
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Lora Aroyo, VUA
Stefan Dietze, OU
Lyndon Nixon, STI


Programme Committee
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Armen Aghasaryan (Alcatel-Lucent)
Mauro Barbieri (Philips Research, The Netherlands)
Santosh Basapur (Motorola, USA)
Dan Brickley (VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Pablo Cesar (CWI, The Netherlands)
Martin Dow (Acuity Unlimited, UK)
Marcel Duee (tweek TV, Germany)
Tom Heath (Talis, UK)
Liam Green Hughes (The Open University, UK)
Yiannis Kompartiasis (CERTH-ITI, Greece)
Dimitre Kostadinov (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France)
Jan Korst (Philips Research, The Netherlands)
Thomas Risse (L3S Research Center, Germany)
Raphael Troncy (Eurecom, France)
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