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Deadline extension June 4, 2007: 7th Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata Community at I-MEDIA 2007

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7th Workshop of the Multimedia Metadata Community at I-MEDIA 2007 (Sept. 5-7, 2007, Graz, Austria) DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 4, 2007!

Different multimedia metadata description standards have been proposed in the recent years, for example MPEG-7 and MPEG-21, as well as a number of formats and standards tailored to specific application domains (e.g. broadcasting). In addition, the application of Semantic Web technologies to multimedia content has brought forward the use of formats such as RDF for the description of multimedia content.

The overall objective of the workshop is to investigate how these formats and standards for multimedia metadata are used in real-world applications. We concentrate on the applications based on MPEG-7 and MPEG-21, but also contributions related to other multimedia metadata description standards/formats are welcome, especially those integrating semantic information. As many of these standards are relatively new, the lessons learned from using them in real applications can provide valuable feedback for their future development. The integration of these technologies within systems and the interoperability with other (legacy) metadata formats are also relevant topics.

The workshop will take place on September 5-6, 2007 (preliminary date), in context of "I-MEDIA":http://i-media.tugraz.at, the 1st International Conference on New Media Technology at the Stadthalle in Graz, Austria. This is the 7th Workshop of the "Multimedia Metadata Community":http://www.multimedia-metadata.info. We want to extend this very active and successful community with new members.

In addition to presentation sessions, there will be a demonstration session at the workshop that allows presenting prototype applications or products based on multimedia metadata standards to a larger audience. Demonstrations can be proposed by submitting a short paper describing the proposal. At the demo session space for a displaying a poster related to the demo will be available.

The most outstanding contribution to the workshop will receive a Best Paper Award, sponsored by the "K-Space Network of Excellence":http://www.k-space.eu.

Topics of the workshop are listed here but not limited to

  • Multimedia Semantics
  • Multimedia Metadata
  • Metadata Crosswalks
  • Metadata Interoperability
  • Metadata Modelling
  • Metadata based Web Services
  • Multimedia Web Applications
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Management of Multimedia Metadata (Relational and XML Databases, Semantic Stores, etc.)
  • Multimedia Retrieval
  • Multimedia Adaptation
  • Personalizing Multimedia Content
  • Cross-media Clustering
  • Mobile Multimedia

Important Dates

June 4, 2007 Paper submission

June 25, 2007 Notification of Authors

July 13, 2007 Final papers

Submission & Contact

Submissions must be in English. All submissions will be reviewed for relevance, originality, significance, soundness and clarity by three reviewers. The page limit is 8 pages for full papers, 2 pages for short papers describing demo proposals. A style guide for submissions can be found at "http://i-media.tugraz.at/author_guidelines_and_dates/style_guide":http://i-media.tugraz.at/author_guidelines_and_dates/style_guide .

To submit a paper please use the Chairhelper online submission system for the workshop at "http://know-center.tugraz.at/chairhelper/m3a-imedia07/submission":http://know-center.tugraz.at/chairhelper/m3a-imedia07/submission. Further questions regarding the workshop and the submission should be directed to: m3a2007chairs@iis-list.joanneum.at.

Workshop Chairs

  • Peter Schallauer, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Werner Bailer, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany
  • Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Michael Granitzer, Know Center, Graz, Austria

Program Committee (preliminary)

  • Susanne Boll, University of Oldenburg, Germany
  • Lionel Brunie, INSA de Lyon, France
  • Yiwei Cao, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Vincent Charvillat, ENSEEIHT, France
  • Richard Chbeir, LE2I Laboratory (UMR - CNRS) - Bourgogne University, France
  • Stamatia Dasiopoulou, ITI Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Mario Doeller, Passau University, Germany
  • Victor Manuel Garcia-Barrios, University of Technology Graz, Austria
  • Christian Gütl, University of Technology Graz, Austria
  • Martin Haller, TU Berlin, Germany
  • Michael Hausenblas, Joanneum Research, Austria
  • Werner Klieber, Know-Center Graz, Austria
  • Klaus Leopold, Klagenfurt University, Austria
  • Mathias Lux, Klagenfurt University, Austria
  • Vincent Oria, NJIT, USA
  • Vedran Sabol, Know-Center Graz, Austria
  • Ansgar Scherp, UC Irvine, CA, USA
  • Marc Spaniol, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  • Peter Stanchev, Kettering University, USA
  • Georg Thallinger, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
  • Raphaël Troncy, CWI, The Netherlands
  • Christian Timmerer, Klagenfurt University, Austria
  • Martin Wolpers, KU Leuven, Belgium
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