Wednesday, October 14, 2009

SAMT 2009: Call for Participation

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SAMT 2009
4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies
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2-4 December 2009
Graz, Austria

The 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media
Technologies (SAMT 2009) targets at narrowing the large disparity
between the low-level descriptors that can be computed automatically
from multimedia content and the richness and subjectivity of semantics
in user queries and human interpretations of audiovisual media - The
Semantic Gap.

The preliminary program of SAMT 2009 can be found at http://www.samt2009.org/program
Next to the full and short papers of the main conference SAMT offers:

* Keynotes

- Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research Barcelona

- Stefan Rüger, Open University

* Industry day with presentations about how semantic multimedia
technologies are put into practice

* Tutorials

- Web of Data in the Context of Multimedia
Bernhard Haslhofer, Bernhard Schandl, Andreas Langegger, Wolfgang
Halb and Tobias Buerger

- MPEG Metadata for Context-Aware Multimedia Applications
Christian Timmerer and Mathias Lux

- A Semantic Multimedia Web: Create, Annotate, Present and Share
your Media
Lynda Hardman and Raphaël Troncy

* Workshops

- Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies http://semudate2009.fim.uni-passau.de/

- 3rd Workshop on Learning the Semantics of Audio Signals http://lsas2009.dke-research.de/


Registration is open at http://www.samt2009.org/registration - early
registration ends on Nov. 1.

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