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LAST CALL FOR PAPERS - 7 days to deadline


University of Lille, Cité scientifique, Villeneuve d‘Ascq, France
28-30 June 2021 <>

Submission Deadline:  15 January 2021
Submission site : 


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 

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Authors are encouraged to submit previously unpublished research papers 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 2020 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 regular paper and demo submissions : 15 January 2021
Notification of acceptance : 15 March 2021
Camera-ready papers due : 30 March 2021

We strongly encourage students to participate in CBMI-21 event and 
submit their research. We strongly believe in their power and they are 
the future of the research in content-based multimedia indexing. For 
these reasons and for the first time in the history of the conference, 
the 2021 edition of CBMI with support of ACM SIGMM ( 
<>), will sponsor several students, authors of 
papers submitted and accepted by CBMI-21, and being corresponding author 
of a paper. The student status will be recognized only to PhDs and 
master students. Certain students will be totally sponsored, including 
registration fees, accommodations and travel expenses. Other students 
will be partly sponsored, including substantial reduction in the 
registration fees, no cut-backs to the students’ conference experience, 
and budget accommodation options and arrangement for room sharing.

Furthermore, in this edition, prizes will be awarded to the best student 
poster presentations of CBMI2021. All the participants registered to 
CBMI2021 as student will be automatically admitted to the selection for 
the awards. All the papers accepted as poster presentation by the 
Technical Program Committee (TPC), from students will be considered for 
the awards, given that a full-paper manuscript has been submitted.

The student poster awards committee will evaluate the nominated 
contributions during the poster sessions of CBMI2021. The evaluation 
criteria will be independently established by the Committee before the 
conference and will take into account the scientific content as well as 
the technical quality of the posters.

The Student Poster Awards will be announced during the Gala Dinner, on 
June 29th.


Three special sessions will also be organized :

* Bio-inspired circuits, systems and algorithms for multimedia
* Content-based learning in astrophysics (CoBLA)
* Mining and indexing multimedia data for remote sensing of the 
environment and our changing planet

More informations are available here :


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