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CFP: Workshop on Social Events in Web Multimedia (SEWM-14), collocated with ICMR 2014

From: Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:01:41 +0100
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CALL FOR PAPERS, Workshop on Social Events in Web Multimedia (SEWM-14)


at the 2014 ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), 
Glasgow, UK, April 1 - 4, 2014



The modeling, detection and processing of events is an area that has 
started to receive considerable attention by the multimedia community. 
This Workshop aims to attract and present the latest developments and 
results on the discovery of social events from web multimedia content, 
and on techniques for the detection and retrieval of media items that 
are related to such social events. By social events, we refer to events 
that are planned by people, are attended by people, and are represented 
by multimedia and in general social media content that is captured by 
people. A lot of the multimedia content out there on the Web has been 
captured during such an event (e.g. a concert, a football game, an 
uprising) or is otherwise related to and conveys information about a 
social event. However, this content is often scattered, i.e., is 
disassociated from the related events. This, together with the 
observation that humans often think in terms of events, generate the 
need for automatically detecting such events from multimedia content. 
Furthermore, they generate the need for automatically establishing the 
event-media associations that will allow multimedia browsing and search 
in ways more effective and more natural to the users.

This workshop welcomes high-quality papers describing original research 
in all areas related to Social Events in Web Multimedia, especially 
papers at the intersection of the "event detection from multimedia", 
"event-based multimedia retrieval" and "social media analysis and 
retrieval" areas.

The submission to this workshop is open to all potential authors. 
Submitted papers must be formatted according to the ACM conference 
style, cannot exceed 8 pages, cannot contain information that may 
identify the authors (ICMR 2014 follows a double-blind review process), 
and must be submitted as pdf files according to the paper submission 
guidelines posted at http://www.icmr2014.org/. Please note that 
submissions should be made through the SEWM EasyChair website, 
https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=sewm14. All 
submissions will be reviewed by at least three members of the Workshopís 
Program Committee.

Important dates:
- Submission deadline: February 1, 2014
- Author notification: February 28, 2014
- Camera ready: March 10, 2014
- Workshop day: April 1, 2014

Workshop Chairs:
- Vasileios Mezaris (Information Technologies Institute / CERTH)
- Raphael Troncy (Eurecom)
- Georgios Petkos (Information Technologies Institute / CERTH)
- Philipp Cimiano (Bielefeld University)

Website: http://mklab2.iti.gr/sewm14/


Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano

Phone: +49 521 106 12249
Fax: +49 521 106 12412
Mail: cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de

Forschungsbau Intelligente Systeme (FBIIS)
Raum 2.307
Universität Bielefeld
Inspiration 1
33619 Bielefeld
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