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

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Call for Contributions

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

2-4 December 2009
Graz, Austria


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.


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

Details on the calls can be found at

In case of questions please contact


* 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

Submission:                     April 27, 2009
Notification of acceptance:     May 11, 2009

Full/Short Papers
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 dates:               December 2-4, 2009


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

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

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

Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 11:48:53 UTC