Friday, October 3, 2008

WIAMIS 2009 Call for Papers

The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS) is one of the main international fora for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in all areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Multimedia content analysis and understanding
Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio
2D/3D feature extraction
Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for audio and video
Relevance feedback and learning systems
Segmentation of objects in 2D/3D image sequences
Motion analysis and tracking
Video analysis and event recognition
Analysis for coding efficiency and increased error resilience
Analysis and tools for content adaptation
Multimedia content adaptation tools, transcoding and transmoding
Content summarization and personalization strategies
End-to-end quality of service support for Universal Multimedia Access
Semantic mapping and ontologies
Multimedia analysis for new and emerging applications
Multimedia analysis hardware and middleware
Semantic web and social networks
Advanced interfaces for content analysis and relevance feedback


Paper Submission
The intention is to publish the proceedings in the Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series and to make them available in IEEExplore. The authors are requested to send their submissions (4 pages double column in English). All submissions will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the technical program committee.Accepted papers will be distributed via the IEEE Xplore™. Papers must be formatted according to the IEEE Computer Society standards and their length must not exceed 4 IEEE double column style pages including all figures, tables, and references.

Important Dates:
Proposal for Special Session: November 21, 2008
Paper Submission: December 1, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: January 16, 2009
Camera-ready Papers: February 06, 2009

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