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====== Please notice the CfP update:
====== MTAP Special Issue granted for selected workshop paper!


   *** MMWeb2011 // Workshop on Multimedia on the Web ***

      * in conjunction with i-Know and i-Semantics 2011
      * 8th September 2011, Graz, Austria


Streaming video has recently surpassed peer-to-peer networks in terms
of network capacity hunger. Reports estimate a share of 40% of peak 
network capacity dedicated to entertainment, mostly streaming video. 
A large share of this traffic originates from web based services. 
YouTube alone takes up to 8% of the prime time internet traffic. So 
multimedia on the web is currently a big issue. While transmission 
currently works in a best effort system, multimedia information system
on the web are far from being perfect. Retrieval, annotation, 
validated and useful metadata, reliable and trusted services, and user 
interaction and context-based adaptation are still under discussion 
and allow improvement. Currently, the Web itself faces dramatic changes, 
looking for example at the spread of social networks, Linked Data or 
the impact of HTML5 or WebM. These activities also have a deep effect 
on multimedia data and content provider. Following this, we aim to bring 
together researchers from the area of multimedia and the web to discuss 
innovative ideas and new directions in this workshop.

Topics of interest

We encourage the submission of high quality papers from applied and 
basic research as well as applications for multimedia on the web. 
Submissions have to relate to multimedia on the web, or more 
specifically on the following topics:

  * Annotation of multimedia for the web
  * Multimedia databases and metadata models
  * Multimedia & metadata adaptation
  * Multimedia in the social web
  * Multimedia user communities
  * Multimedia semantics & ontologies for the web
  * Proactive delivery and recommender systems
  * Semantic multimedia information services
  * User interaction & context
  * Web based emergence and self-organization
  * Web based multimedia search and retrieval


The workshop is organized by the Multimedia Metadata Community
( has already organized 
many successful events in the past. The Multimedia Metadata Community
aims to extend the active and successful community and network with
new members.


Full paper submissions are limited to a maximum of 4 pages and
demo/poster submission to 2 pages. The papers must be in English 
and should be formatted according to the IEEE 2-column format. All
submitted papers will be issue to a peer review by at least 3 program
committee members.

All accepted and registered papers will be published in the workshop
proceedings which will be indexed and distributed by the IEEExplore.
A special issue in the international journal Multimedia Tools and
Applications called "Multimedia on the Web" is guest-edited by the
organization committee of the workshop. The submission deadline is
shortly after the workshop dates. Best papers of the workshop will be
invited to submit to this special MTAP issue.

Submission Site:

Important Dates

All papers:
  * Submission deadline:         April 30th, 2011
  * Notification of acceptance:  May   20th, 2011
  * Camera ready papers due:     June  15th, 2011


For any requests, please contact: chairs[at]mmweb2011[dot]org



  * Laszlo Böszörmenyi, Klagenfurt University, Austria (General Chair)
  * Oge Marques, Florida Atlantic University, USA (Co-Chair)
  * Mathias Lux, Klagenfurt University, Austria (Co-Chair)
  * Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen, Germany (Co-Chair)
  * Florian Stegmaier, Passau University, Germany (Demo Chair & W3C Liaison)
  * Werner Bailer, JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria (Demo Chair & W3C Liaison)

Workshop Technical Programme Committee (tentative):

  * Marco Bertini (University of Firenze, Italy)
  * Tobias Bürger (Capgemini SD&M, Germany) 
  * Yiwei Cao (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
  * Anna Carreras (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)
  * Pablo Cesar (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands)
  * Vincent Charvillat (University of Toulouse, France)
  * Richard Chbeir (Bourgogne University, Dijon-France)
  * Ernesto Damiani (University of Milan, Italy)
  * Jaime Delgado (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)
  * Thierry Delot (University of Valenciennes, France)
  * Mario Doeller (University of Passau, Germany)
  * Jean-Pierre Evain (European Broadcasting Union, Switzerland)
  * William Grosky (University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA)
  * Harald Kosch (University of Passau, Germany)
  * Thomas Kurz (Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft, Austria)
  * Christian Körner (TU Graz, Austria)
  * Martha Larson (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
  * Erik Mannens (Ghent University, Belgium)
  * Klaus Meyer-Wegener (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
  * Vincent Oria (University Heights, USA)
  * Antonio Penta (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  * Dominik Renzel (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
  * Silvia Pfeiffer (Vquence, Australia)
  * Ansgar Scherp (University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany) 
  * Marc Spaniol (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany)
  * Christian Timmerer (Klagenfurt University, Austria)
  * Raphael Troncy (EURECOM, France)