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Call for papers

13th Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2012)
23-25  May 2012
Dublin City University, Ireland

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The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services is one of the main international events for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in the areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. After a series of successful meetings starting in 1997 in Louvain, WIAMIS 2012 will be held in Dublin City University, Ireland.

WIAMIS 2012 is Technically Co-Sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society. All accepted and registered papers will be published in the workshop proceedings which will be indexed and distributed by IEEExplore.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- 3D data processing and visualization;
- Multimedia content analysis and understanding;
- Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio;
- Content-based copy detection;
- Emotional based content classification and organization;
- 2D/3D feature extraction;
- Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for multimedia;
- Segmentation and reconstruction of objects in 2D/3D image sequences;
- Motion analysis and tracking;
- Multi-modal analysis for event recognition;
- Analysis for coding efficiency and increased error resilience;
- Analysis and tools for content adaptation;
- Content summarization and personalization strategies;
- End-to-end quality of service support;
- Multimedia analysis for new and emerging applications;
- Multimedia analysis hardware and middleware;
- Semantic web and social networks;
- Advanced interfaces for content analysis and relevance feedback;
- Video/audio-based human behavior analysis;
- Advanced multimedia applications.

Important Dates
Paper submission: 3rd Feb 2012
Notification of Acceptance: 30th Mar 2012
Camera ready version due: 13th Apr 2012

Paper Submissions
Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the areas listed above. All papers must be written in English, and the length should not exceed 4 pages in IEEE double column, single space format (including figures and tables). All submissions will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the technical program committee. Papers (in PDF format) should be submitted electronically via the web-based Easy chair submission system. Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at the following web page:

General Chair
Noel O'Connor, CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, Dublin City University, Ireland

Program Chairs
Petros Daras, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
Fernando Pereira, Instituto Superior Técnico - Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Special Session Chair
Peter Eisert, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications / HHI Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany

Practitioner/industry Liaison
Jan Bouwen, Alcatel-Lucent Bell N.V., Belgium

Local Organisation Chair
Philip Kelly, CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, Dublin City University, Ireland

US Liaison
Aggelos Katsaggelos, Northwestern Uni., USA

Asian Liaison
Hyoung Joong Kim, Korea University, Korea

European Commission Liaison
Theodore Zahariadis, Synelixis Solutions Ltd, Greece

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