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1st Winter School on Multimedia Processing and Applications (WMPA 2014), Dublin, Ireland, January 2014

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:00:29 +0200
Message-ID: <51FB752D.1090305@eurecom.fr>
To: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
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Call for Participation

1st Winter School on Multimedia Processing and Applications (WMPA 2014)

Dublin, Ireland, January 6-8, 2014, Co-located with the MMM 2014 
Conference (http://mmm2014.org/)

WMPA 2014 school's web page: http://winterschool.mediamixer.eu/
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WMPA 2014 aims at offering Masters and PhD students and junior 
researchers from all over the world training on the latest technological 
developments in the area of multimedia processing (media analysis, media 
annotation, media rights management) and of emerging multimedia 
applications (in the Sensor Web, audiovisual archives, TV broadcasting, 
digital preservation and e-learning domains).

The school will combine delivering in-depth lectures with giving to its 
participants the possibility for gaining hands-on experience on the use 
of new multimedia processing techniques (e.g. media fragment annotation 
and re-use technologies), and on the effectiveness, privacy etc. issues 
that may arise. The latest R&D in EU funded projects and latest insights 
from experts in the industry domains which stand to benefit from these 
new technologies will help students to appreciate the state of the art 
and future chances for industry adoption. The school will also support 
the close interaction between the students and all participants of the 
MMMí14 conference; among other possibilities, all schoolís students will 
have the chance to bring a poster describing their current research work 
and present it in a joint winter school Ė MMMí14 poster session.

School's topics include:

TOPICS
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- Multimedia analysis
- Multimedia annotation
- Semantic multimedia
- Sensor Web
- Digital rights management
- Multimedia preservation
- Audiovisual archive applications
- TV industry applications
- E-learning video applications

SPEAKERS
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- Prof. Roberto Garcia, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
- Ms. Bettina Heidkamp-Tchegloff, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany
- Prof. Benoit Huet, Eurecom, France
- Dr. Mitja Jermol, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
- Dr. Vasileios Mezaris, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
- Dr. Claudia Niederee, Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany
- Dr. Lyndon Nixon, STI International, Austria
- Prof. Noel O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
- Dr. Raphael Troncy, Eurecom, France
- Prof. Tinne Tuytelaars, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

VENUE
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The winter school will take place in Dublin, Ireland, January 6 to 8, 
2014. It will be co-located and closely connected with the 20th 
anniversary edition of the International Conference on MultiMedia 
Modeling 2014 (MMM 2014). Both WMPA'14 and MMM'14 will be held at the 
Guinness Storehouse, Irelandís most popular tourist attraction, located 
in the heart of Dublin, Ireland.

For further information on WMPA'14 please visit: 
http://winterschool.mediamixer.eu/

REGISTRATION
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Prospective participants need to pre-register in order to provisionally 
reserve a place at the Winter School! Pre-registation is already open at 
http://winterschool.mediamixer.eu/. Pre-register now!

For pre-registered participants, the school's registration & payment 
webpage will open with the MMM2014 conference registration in September 
and we will contact you then with the details. Please note that your 
place is only *guaranteed* once the registration is made and fee is paid.

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RaphaŽl Troncy
EURECOM, Campus SophiaTech
Multimedia Communications Department
450 route des Chappes, 06410 Biot, France.
e-mail: raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr & raphael.troncy@gmail.com
Tel: +33 (0)4 - 9300 8242
Fax: +33 (0)4 - 9000 8200
Web: http://www.eurecom.fr/~troncy/
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