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Call for Special Session Proposals

CBMI 2019 - Dublin, Ireland, 4-6 Sept 2019

International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing

CBMI aims at bringing together the various communities involved in all
aspects of content-based multimedia indexing for retrieval, browsing,
management, visualization and analytics. After 16 successful editions of
the CBMI workshop, CBMI became a conference in 2017 and the next edition
will take place in Dublin, Ireland in September 2019. The scientific
program will include invited keynote talks and regular, special and demo

At this time we invite you to propose special sessions for CBMI 2019.
Special sessions are mini-venues, each focusing on one state-of-the-art
research direction within the content-based multimedia indexing field.
Special session papers, which can be invited or submitted, will supplement
the regular research papers and be included in the proceedings of CBMI 2019.

Special session proposals must be submitted by email to the special session
chairs ([log in to unmask]) using subject “CBMI 2019 Special Session
Proposal” by 01 February 2019. Proposals will be evaluated based on the
relevance to CBMI, qualifications of the organiser(s), and the quality and
community interest of the topic/proposed potential papers. Required details
for proposals are described below.

Usually, each special session should be comprised of four to five papers,
which can be invited, or regular submissions. In order to ensure the high
quality of all conference papers, all papers submitted to special sessions
at CBMI 2019 will be peer-reviewed through a standard review process,
including invited papers. If a special session has many high-quality
submissions, some of the submissions may potentially be moved to some
regular sessions.

The review process will be coordinated with the regular technical program
review process, as coordinated by the TPC chairs. The organisers of each
special session must provide 1-2 reviews per submitted/invited paper, while
the regular program committee will provide 1-2 reviews. Final decision on
acceptance/rejection will be made in collaboration between the special
session chairs and the CBMI 2019 TPC chairs.

Please include the following information in your proposal:

* Title of the proposed special session.

* Name, affiliation, brief biography and contact information for each of
the organisers.

* A session abstract including significance justification and a brief
overview of the state-of-the-art of the proposed special session topic.

* List of potential papers if available, including for each paper:
tentative title, author list, and preferably a short abstract.

* Proposal for arrangement of the reviews from session organizers (e.g.,
list of members of mini-PC for the special session).

* Description of the session format (e.g., conventional technical talks,
short talks & panel discussion, etc..).

The CBMI proceedings are traditionally indexed and distributed by IEEE
Xplore and ACM DL. In addition, authors of the best papers of the
conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their
contributions to journal special issues.

Topics of interest to the CBMI community include, but are not limited to,
the following:

• Audio and visual and multimedia indexing;

• Multimodal and cross-modal indexing;

• Deep learning for multimedia indexing;

• Visual content extraction;

• Audio (speech, music, etc) content extraction;

• Identification and tracking of semantic regions and events;

• Social media analysis;

• Metadata generation, coding and transformation;

• Multimedia information retrieval (image, audio, video, text);

• Mobile media retrieval;

• Event-based media processing and retrieval;

• Affective/emotional interaction or interfaces for multimedia retrieval;

• Multimedia data mining and analytics;

• Multimedia recommendation;

• Large scale multimedia database management;

• Summarization, browsing and organization of multimedia content;

• Personalization and content adaptation;

• User interaction and relevance feedback;

• Multimedia interfaces, presentation and visualization tools;

• Evaluation and benchmarking of multimedia retrieval systems;

• Applications of multimedia retrieval, e.g., medicine, lifelogs, satellite
imagery, video surveillance;

• Cultural heritage applications.

Important dates:

Special Session Proposals: Feb 08, 2019

Special Session acceptance: Mar 01, 2019

Full/short paper submission: May 04, 2019

Special sessions paper submission: May 04, 2019

Demo paper submission: May 04, 2019

Notification of acceptance: June 18, 2019

Camera-ready papers due: June 29, 2019

Best Regards,

CBMI 2019 Special Session & General Co-Chairs (Marie, Graham, Bjorn &

*Graham Healy*
Assistant Professor | School of Computing | Dublin City University
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School of computing | L2.36 | McNulty Building | Dublin City University |
Glasnevin | Dublin 9


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