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Call for Papers

Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer

*** Special issue on “Image and Video Retrieval: Theory and  Applications” ***


Image and Video retrieval have now reached a state where successful 
techniques and applications start &#64258;ourishing and technologies for retrieving
multimedia content  
enable new applications and services for both commercial and personal end
users. While existing techniques already provide promising results, new
challenges arise in improving scalability, dealing with social media,
combining multimodal content and linking with web, for example. The aim of
this special issue is to provide an overview of current research in the area
of image and video retrieval targeting principles, models and applications
oriented papers.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for audio and video
* Semantic retrieval of images and video
* Learning and relevance feedback in image/video retrieval
* Affective/Emotional interaction or interfaces for image/video retrieval
* High performance image/video indexing algorithms
* Community-based image and video management
* Media in post-production and broadcasting
* Distributed Media on the Web
* Navigation and browsing of image and video collections

Important Dates
Submission of papers: 15 December 2009
Submission of &#64257;nal accepted papers: 15 June 2010
Publication of special issue: Fall 2010

All the papers should be full journal length versions and follow the
guidelines set out by Multimedia Tools and Applications: 

Submissions should be uploaded to choosing “Image and Video Retrieval: Theory
and Applications” as article type, no later than December 15, 2009.

Guest Editors
Yiannis Kompatsiaris, CERTH-ITI, Greece
Stephane Marchand-Maillet, Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland
Roelof van Zwol, Yahoo! Research, Spain
Sébastien Marcel, Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland

Special Issue Site
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