The spread of COVID-19 in many countries worldwide, including France, has led to increased safety measures in these countries. As the organization committee of CBMI, it is essential for us to ensure that everyone can attend the conference safely as well as submit their work in the best conditions. As a consequence, it was decided to postpone the 18th edition of CBMI. The conference will be held in Lille on June 28-30, 2021. The new important dates for the submission process are listed below. A new website for the conference will be set up soon. The conference should operate as usual. During the conference, we will abide by the recommendations of the local and international health authorities at that time to offer a safe conference to everyone. Meanwhile, please keep yourself and others safe if you live in an affected region, and see you in great shape at CBMI 2021!
CONTENT-BASED MULTIMEDIA INDEXING
University of Lille, Cité scientifique, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
28-30 June 2021
CBMI (eighteenth edition) aims at bringing together the various communities involved in all aspects of content-based multimedia indexing for retrieval, browsing, management, visualization and analytics. 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.
The eighteenth edition of CBMI will be organized by the CRIStAL laboratory at University of Lille, Lille, France, following the successful previous editions of Toulouse 1999, Brescia 2001, Rennes 2003, Riga 2005, Bordeaux 2007, London 2008, Chania 2009, Grenoble 2010, Madrid 2011, Annecy 2012, Veszprem 2013, Klagenfurt 2014, Prague 2015, Bucharest 2016, Firenze 2017, La Rochelle 2018, and Dublin 2019.
Authors are encouraged to submit previously unpublished research papers in the broad field of content-based multimedia indexing and applications. We wish to highlight significant contributions addressing the main problem of search and retrieval but also the related and equally important issues of multimedia content management, user interaction, large-scale search, learning in retrieval, social media indexing and retrieval. Additional special sessions are planned in areas such as deep learning for retrieval, social media retrieval, cultural heritage, surveillance and security.
Authors can submit full length (6 pages - to be presented as oral presentation) or short papers (4 pages - to be presented as posters). Papers can be submitted to the regular paper sessions, demo session, or to one of the special sessions. Additionally demonstration papers (up to 4 pages) may also be submitted that highlight interesting and novel demos of CBMI-related technologies. The submissions are peer reviewed in a single blind process. The language of the conference is English. The CBMI 2021 conference adheres to the IEEE paper formatting guidelines. When preparing your submission, please follow the IEEE guidelines given by IEEE at the Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings.
The CBMI proceedings are traditionally indexed and distributed by IEEE Xplore and ACM DL. In addition, authors of certain best papers of the conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their contributions to a special issue of a leading journal in the field (e.g. MTAP - Springer), and other best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their contributions in a book (ISTE/WILEY publisher).
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
Conference date : 28-30 June 2021, at Lille, France.
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Deadline for special session proposals: 15 October 2020
Deadline for regular paper and demo submissions : 15 January 2021
Notification of acceptance : 15 March 2021
Camera-ready papers due : 30 March 2021