Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Workshop Program: Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics

The program for the 2nd International Workshop on the Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics which is part of ACM Multimedia 2008 is available now. It seems that it will be a very interesting workshop. I'm looking forward seeing you in Vancouver in October...

8:30 - 10:00am – Keynote Talk: Dr. Alberto del Bimbo

Session Chair: William I. Grosky

Learning Ontology Rules for Semantic Video Annotation

Marco Bertini, Alberto Del Bimbo, Giuseppe Serra

10:00 - 10:30am – Coffee Break

10:30am- 12:00 – Session 1: Annotation: Ad-Hoc and Standards-Based

Session Chair: Farshad Fotouhi

Chants and Orcas: Semi-Automatic Tools for Audio Annotation and Analysis in Niche Domains

Steven Ness, Matthew Wright, Luis Gustavo Martins, George Tzanetakis

The Semantics of MPEG-21 Digital Items Revisited

Christian Timmerer, Maria Teresa Andrade, Pedro Carvalho, Davide Roagi, Giovanni Cordara

Multimedia Knowledge Management Using Ontologies

Antonio Penta, Antonio Picariello, Letizia Tanca

12:00 - 1:30pm – Lunch

1:30 - 3:00pm – Session 2: User-Based and Event Semantics

Session Chair: Giuseppe Amato

Affective Ranking of Movie Scenes Using Physiological Signals and Content Analysis

Mohammad Soleymani, Guillaume Chanel, Joep Kierkels, Thierry Pun

An Exploratory Study on Joint Analysis of Visual Classification in Narrow Domains and the Discriminative Power of Tags

Oge Marques, Mathias Lux

Spatio-Temporal Query for Multimedia Database

Sujal Wattamwar, Hiranmay Ghosh

3:00 - 3:30pm – Coffee Break

3:30 - 4:30pm – Session 3: Short Papers and Demos

Session Chair: Peter Stanchev

Employing a Photo’s Life Cycle for Multimedia Retrieval

Philipp Sandhaus, Susanne Boll

Use of Weighted Visual Terms for Machine Learning Techniques for Image Content Recognition Relying on MPEG-7 Visual Descriptors

Giuseppe Amato, Pasquale Savino

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