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Wen-Huang Cheng <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 15 Jun 2022 23:18:25 +0800
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The Multimedia Star Innovator Award was created to recognize pioneers of
transformative technologies and business models in areas within the
technical scope of the IEEE ICME conference series. The Award showcases
innovations that have had great impact on human experiences or are
anticipated to do so in the near future. To reflect widespread appreciation
by the community, the winner is selected through voting by registered
attendees of the conference, from among finalists selected by an Award


The Multimedia Star Innovator Award is open to individuals and teams (with
up to four members) responsible for business and technology innovations in
areas including but not limited to the following:

   - ¡´ Artificial Intelligence for multimedia
   - ¡´ Multimedia for healthcare and society
   - ¡´ Multimedia and vision
   - ¡´ Multimedia and language
   - ¡´ Speech/Audio/Language/Document/Image/Video/Haptic/Radar/Lidar/Sonar/Other
   data processing and understanding
   - ¡´ Multimedia and new sensor signal processing
   - ¡´ Multimedia analytics, search and recommendation
   - ¡´ Social and cloud-based multimedia
   - ¡´ 3D multimedia and AR/VR
   - ¡´ Multimedia quality assessment and metrics
   - ¡´ Multi-modal media computing and human-machine interaction
   - ¡´ Multimedia coding, communications, networking and mobility
   - ¡´ Multimedia storage, retrieval, and authentication
   - ¡´ Multimedia security, privacy and forensics
   - ¡´ Multimedia software, hardware and application systems
   - ¡´ Multimedia standards
   - ¡´ Multimedia user experience innovations
   - ¡´ Business model innovations related to multimedia technologies

*Nomination Process*

Nominations are to be submitted to [log in to unmask] and
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nominations will be forwarded to the Multimedia Star Innovator Award
Board for selection of the finalists. Required nomination materials and
optional supplementary materials (including up to five supporting
endorsement letters) can be provided in the form of pdf files and links to
videos or web pages to convey the merits and impact of the nominated

The following factors will be weighted heavily in the evaluation of the

   - ¡´ the current impact (or potential impact) of the innovation on
   society through new/improved products and services, and/or economic
   - ¡´ the novelty of the innovation relative to public prior art (e.g.,
   publications, published patents and patent applications);
   - ¡´ the quality of the nomination.

The nomination and endorsements should be specific and concise yet provide
adequate context to appreciate the innovation and the role of the nominated
individual or team. Keep in mind that those involved in the selection
process may have no personal knowledge of some nominated individual(s) and
may seek additional opinions and verifications of attributions.
Self-nomination is permitted.

*Evaluation Process*

The independent Award Board, also known as Multimedia Star Innovator Award
Board, was formed by the ICME 2022 Awards, Industry, Demo, and Expo chairs
and consists of voting members including industrial executives and research
leaders from leading companies in multimedia technology, successful venture
capitalists and visionary entrepreneurs, and world-recognized scholars from

The Award Board will review the nomination material and select up to five
finalists by 10 July 2022.

The finalists are invited to present their innovations in a designated Star
Innovators session at IEEE ICME 2022. In addition, they are invited to
campaign for the award through the ICME 2022 website and the ICME 2022
social media groups (e.g., providing supporting materials in addition to
the nomination material submitted earlier).

Election Process

The election will be conducted through on-line electronic means (e.g.,
phone app), with all registered ICME 2022 attendees eligible to vote.
Attendees are invited to view the nomination/campaign material of the
finalists online besides attending the Multimedia Star Innovators Session
at ICME 2022. The deadline for voting is to be determined. The winner will
be announced during the ICME 2022 conference.


Nominations are to be submitted to  [log in to unmask] and
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Innovator Award Board:

The Multimedia Star Innovator Award Board consists of executives and
research leaders from leading companies as well as visionary entrepreneurs
and renowned scholars from academia.

Important Dates:

   - ¡´ 30 June 2022: Deadline for nominations
   - ¡´ 10 July 2022: Finalists chosen by the Award Board
   - ¡´ 15 July 2022: Confirmation received from the finalists to attend
   the conference

All ICME 2022 attendees are notified of the Award competition with the
online campaign materials for the finalists.

Wen-Huang Cheng (鄭文皇)
Distinguished Professor,
     Department of Electronics Engineering | Institute of Electronics
     College of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
     National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan
     NCTU Artificial Intelligence Graduate Program

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Phone: +886-(0)3-5712121 ext 54289



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