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CfP: Workshop on Multimedia Metadata Management & Retrieval (M3R 08)

by Mathias Lux last modified May 09, 2009 07:56 PM
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Where Klagenfurt, AT
When May 07, 2008 - May 09, 2008
Deadline Dec 21, 2007
Contact Email mlux
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8th International Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata Community

In times of ubiquitous access to the internet multimedia systems utilizing networks gain more and more importance. Multimedia systems support features beyond the download and display of videos and images: Adaptation of data and metadata, caching and distribution of multimedia content and metadata over different types of networks and integration of the user as critical factor. Focus of the special session is put on multimedia metadata. Aspects include but are not limited to means of delivery, adaptation, storage, creation, production and consumption.

Topics in the context of multimedia metadata management & retrieval include:

  • Distributed multimedia metadata management
  • Metadata based multimedia retrieval
  • Metadata crosswalking & interoperability
  • Metadata in multimedia authoring & publishing
  • Mobile multimedia metadata
  • Multimedia annotation
  • Multimedia metadata models & ontologies
  • Multimedia metadata services
  • Multimedia metadata storage and indexing
  • Multimedia metadata streaming & adaptation
  • Multimedia personalization
  • Social software and social computing for multimedia metadata

We encourage the submission of high quality scientific work as well as application papers.


The Multimedia Metadata Community ( has already organized a series of 7 successful workshops in the past taking place in Aachen, Berlin, Graz and Klagenfurt. The Multimedia Metadata Community welcomes and encourages submissions from outside the core community to broaden aspects and extend the active and successful community and network with new members. The event is organized as special session of the 9th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS,

The WIAMIS workshop is organized by the Institute for Information Technology (ITEC) of the Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt ( The M3R 08 chair is Mathias Lux, Klagenfurt University, Austria. Email: mlux


Accepted papers will be part of the WIAMIS Proceedings published online and on CD by the IEEE Computer Society and made available through IEEE Xplore™ and the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library. 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.

For details see:

Important Dates:

  • Extended Submission Deadline: 2007-12-21
  • Notification upon acceptance: 2008-01-11
  • Deadline camera ready paper: 2008-02-01
  • WIAMIS: 2008-05-07 to 2008-05-09

Program Committee (preliminary)

  • Christian Gütl, University of Technology Graz, Austria
  • Georg Thallinger, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany
  • Ingo Wolf, T-Systems Berlin, Germany
  • Marc Spaniol, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  • Mario Döller, Passau University, Germany
  • Marius Preda, Institut National des Télécommunications, France
  • Martin Wolpers, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Michael Granitzer, Know Center, Graz, Austria
  • Michael Hausenblas, Joanneum Research, Austria
  • Peter Schallauer, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Richard Chbeir, LE2I Laboratory (UMR - CNRS) - Bourgogne University, France
  • Romulus Grigoras, ENSEEIHT, France
  • Stamatia Dasiopoulou, ITI Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Susanne Boll, University of Oldenburg, Germany
  • Vedran Sabol, Know-Center Graz, Austria
  • Victor Manuel Garcia-Barrios, University of Technology Graz, Austria
  • Vincent Charvillat, ENSEEIHT, France
  • Werner Bailer, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Yiwei Cao, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany


Further questions? Contact the chair at mlux <at>
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