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Well-balanced Usability & Annotation Complexity in Interactive Video Semantization

  • Posted by mlottko
  • Published: Feb 16, 2010

IEEE Computing Now Dec'10 Theme: Multimedia Metadata and Semantic Management

Multimedia semantics is more than developing ontologies to describe the nature of multimedia content. It’s the key research area for interoperable, intelligent access to and management of multimedia materials.

  • Posted by timse
  • Published: Dec 03, 2009

Caliph & Emir won the ACM Multimedia Open Source Software Competition 2009!

Caliph & Emir, Java based applications for annotation and retrieval based on MPEG-7, won the open source software competition at this years ACM Multimedia.

  • Posted by mlux
  • Published: Jul 16, 2009

Submission now open: Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies (SeMuDaTe2009) - 10th International Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata Community

Ontology-based systems have been developed to structure content and support knowledge retrieval and management. Semantic multimedia data processing and indexing in ontology- based systems is usually done in several steps. One starts by enriching multimedia metadata with additional semantic information (possibly obtained by methods for bridging the semantic gap). Then, in order to structure data, a localized and domain specific ontology becomes necessary since the data has to be interpreted domain-specifically. The annotations are stored in an ontology management system where they are kept for further processing. In this scope, Semantic Database Technologies are now applied to ensure reliable and secure access, efficient search, and effective storage and distribution for both multimedia metadata and data. Their services can be used to adapt multimedia to a given context based on multimedia metadata or even ontology information. Services automate cumbersome multimedia processing steps and enable ubiquitous intelligent adaptation. Both, database and automation support facilitate the ubiquitous use of multimedia in advanced applications. Topics of interest are how multimedia metadata standards and multimedia ontologies are mapped or integrated into databases, how multimedia query languages are built, and how semantic queries are optimized and processed. Moreover, we are interested how multimedia data services are conceived to ensure interoperability, how to improve security and reliability of access and storage of multimedia data and metadata. Adaptation of multimedia, semantic enrichment of multimedia and bridging of media breaks are typical examples of advanced multimedia database services.

  • Posted by fstegmai
  • Published: Jun 16, 2009

MPEG Extensible Middleware (MXM)

  • Posted by timse
  • Published: Mar 16, 2009

MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 at "Informatiklexikon"

  • Posted by timse
  • Published: Dec 11, 2008

WIAMIS 2009 - New deadline

  • Posted by frericks
  • Published: Nov 03, 2008

Multimedia Metadata Standards

(((That's great. Our entry in the Encyclopedia of Multimedia on Multimedia Metadata Standards was announced by Springer. The 2nd Edition of the encyclopedia should be in print soon.)))

  • Posted by ralf
  • Published: Sep 21, 2008

IEEE MultiMedia Special Issue on Multimedia-Metadata and Semantic Management

IEEE MultiMedia Special Issue on Multimedia-Metadata and Semantic Management

  • Posted by harald
  • Published: Jul 09, 2008

MobSOS Survey on Mobile Multimedia Community Service Success

The community is invited to participate in our survey on mobile multimedia community service success.

  • Posted by renzel
  • Published: Apr 15, 2008

I-Media Special Session on Multimedia Metadata

The Multimedia Metadata Community organizes a special session at the TRIPLE-I / I-Media conference in Graz in September 2008.

  • Posted by mlux
  • Published: Mar 20, 2008

International Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition from the Social Web” KASW'08

International Workshop on “Knowledge Acquisition from the Social Web” KASW'08 held in conjunction with the Triple-I Conference - http://kmi.tugraz.at/workshop/KASW08/

  • Posted by mlux
  • Published: Mar 14, 2008

Special Issue on Multimodal Information Retrieval

The Journal of Multimedia issued a call for papers for a special issue on multimodal information retrieval.

  • Posted by mlux
  • Published: Mar 14, 2008