Friday, April 27, 2012

ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2012

ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2012
June 5-8, 2012, Hong Kong
http://www.icmr2012.org/
Venue:
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel &
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong
http://cmc.scm.cityu.edu.hk/en/
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Multimedia computing, indexing and retrieval continue to be one of the most exciting and fastest-growing research areas in the field of multimedia technology. ICMR is the premier conference in the area of multimedia retrieval, offering opportunities for the exchange of ideas between researchers, practitioners and potential users of multimedia retrieval systems. The conference, puts together the long-lasting experience of former ACM CIVR and ACM MIR series, was set up to illuminate the state of the art in multimedia (including image, video and audio) retrieval.
ICMR 2012 offers the following highlights:

Three keynote speeches
- Cortically-coupled computing for media retrieval, by Paul Sajda from Columbia University, USA
- Aggregating local image descriptors for large-scale image retrieval and classification, by Cordelia Schmid from INRIA LEAR, France
- The road to pervasive multimedia search and multimodal interaction, by Hsiao-Wuen Hon from Microsoft Research Asia, China.

Three tutorial sessions
- Foundations of large-scale multimedia information management & retrieval, by Edward Y. Chang from Google Research, and Chih-Jen Lin from National Taiwan University
- Music information retrieval, by Markus Schedl from Johannes Kepler University, and Masataka Goto National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
- 3D Video Segmentation, Recognition, and Retrieval, by B. Prabhakaran from University of Texas at Dallas

Five regular oral sessions
- Annotation and classification
- Fresh views on multimedia retrieval
- Near-duplicate and copy detection
- Machine learning and hashing for multimedia retrieval
- Best paper session

Two special sessions
- Social events in Web multimedia
- Socio-Video Semantics

Practitioner Day including a keynote, project demonstrations, industrial sessions, panel discussion

KEY INFORMATION
ICMR 2012 Website: http://www.icmr2012.org/
Technical Program: http://www.icmr2012.org/program.html
Registration: http://www.icmr2012.org/registration.html

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