Wednesday, August 3, 2011

QoMEX2011: Call for Participation

The Third International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX) will bring together leading professionals and scientists who are developing methods for evaluating multimedia quality and user experience. The workshop is organized on September 7-9, 2011 in Mechelen, Belgium in the vicinity of Brussels. The conference program of QoMEX 2011 has been published on the conference website together with venue information.

QoMEX 2011 features an exciting program with plenary talks by:

  • Nasir Memon (Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York) on ‘Image and Video Forensics
  • Arnold Vermeeren (TU Delft) & Effie Law (University of Leicester/ETH Zurich) on ‘Good User Experience: Yes! But what is it?
  • Karlheinz Brandenburg (Ilmenau University of Technology/Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology ) on ‘Audio Quality: Listening Tests, Objective Measures and What Else?
  • Cédric Marchessoux (Barco) on ‘Why medical display quality is a crucial factor in visualization in Healthcare!

and lecture and poster sessions on ‘QoE: How to Define, Assess and Apply?’, ‘2D, 3D and Interactive Video QoE’, ‘Visual Quality Metrics and Models’, ‘Audio(-visual) QoE’, ‘Perception & Testing’ and ‘Image Structure & Visual Attention’.

Furthermore, a special session on ‘Qualinet Industry Forum’ is organized including a panel discussion on 'QoE in Applications, Standardization and Certification’ moderated by Fernando Pereira (Instituto Superior Técnico Instituto de Telecomunicações) and having as panel members Arthur Webster (National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Institute for Telecommunication Sciences NTIA/ITS, US), Ingrid Heynderickx (Philips Research Laboratories ,The Netherlands), Karlheinz Brandenburg (Institute for Media Technology at Ilmenau University of Technology, Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT, German) and Touradj Ebrahimi (PEFL, Switzerland).

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