CfP SeMuDaTe2009 || Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies

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Call for Contributions

SeMuDaTe2009 || Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies
10th International Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata Community

The workshop is collocated with the 4th International Conference on
Semantic and Digital Media Technologies

2-4 December 2009
Graz, Austria


The Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies (SeMuDaTe2009)
searches for research contributions on the mapping and integration of
multimedia metadata and ontologies into databases, on multimedia query
languages, on the optimization and processing of semantic queries.
Moreover, we are interested how multimedia data services are conceived  
ensure interoperability, how to improve security and reliability of  
and storage of multimedia data and metadata.

It is the 10th International Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata  


We invite the following types of contributions:

    * Full papers (8-12 Pages)
    * Position papers (4-8 Pages)
    * Poster and Demo papers (3-4 Pages)

Submissions should be formatted according to LNCS style and submitted in
PDF format. Please use the link below for your submission. The workshop
proceedings will be published as a volume at CEUR Workshop Proceedings.
Selected papers will appear in a special issue of an international  

In case of questions please contact


    * Multimedia metadata models and mappings to databases
    * Multimedia ontology and interoperability
    * Multimedia ontology to database mapping and processing
    * Multimedia query optimization and processing
    * Ontology query languages and multimedia
    * Semantic retrieval in multimedia databases
    * Database management: security, indexing, reliability,
      distribution, transactions
    * Indexing strategies for multimedia databases
    * Semantic enrichment and annotation of multimedia
    * Semantic metadata management
    * Uncertainty in multimedia databases
    * Human-computer interfaces for multimedia database access
    * Mobile multimedia database services
    * Context-aware multimedia
    * Semantic adaptation of multimedia
    * Proactive semantic multimedia delivery & distribution services
    * Self-organization in service oriented multimedia architectures
    * Semantic multimedia demonstrations and applications

Important Dates

All Papers
September 7, 2009	-	Deadline for Workshop Papers
September 28, 2009	-	Notification of Acceptance for Workshop Papers
October 19, 2009	-	Camera-ready Workshop Papers due


General and Local Chairs
Harald Kosch, University Passau, Germany
Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Mathias Lux, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Florian Stegmaier, Local Chair, University Passau, Germany

Workshop Technical Programme Committee
    * Anna Carreras (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)
    * Baltasar Fernández-Manjón (Complutense University of Madrid,
      Madrid, Spain)
    * Bill Grosky (University of Michigan, USA)
    * Christian Guetl (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
    * Dominik Renzel (RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)
    * François Bry (LMU, University of Munich, Germany)
    * Giuseppe Amato (ISTI Pisa, Italy)
    * Laszlo Böszörmenyi (Klagenfurt University, Austria)
    * Marc Spaniol (MPI, Saarbrücken, Germany)
    * Markus Strohmaier (Know Center, Graz, Austria)
    * Oge Marques (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
    * Pascal Hitzler (University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
    * Richard Chbeir (Bourgogne University, France)
    * Romulus Grigoras (ENSEEIHT, France)
    * Savvas Chatzichristofis (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)
    * Thierry Delot (University of Valenciennes, France)
    * Timothy Shih (NTUE, Taiwan)
    * Vincent Oria (NJIT, USA)
    * Werner Bailer (Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria)
    * Yiwei Cao (RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)
    * Lionel Brunie (INSA de Lyon, France)
    * Yu Cao (California State University at Fresno, USA)

Dipl. Inf. Florian Stegmaier
Chair of Distributed Information Systems
University of Passau
Innstr. 43
94032 Passau

Room 248 ITZ
Tel.: +49 851 509 3063
Fax: +49 851 509 3062

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