AVIVDiLib Deadline extended:
- Abstract due: October 10th, 2004
- Paper due:    October 17th, 2004


Seventh International Workshop of the EU Network of Excellence DELOS on

Cortona, Italy, May 4-6, 2005

10 October 2004         Abstract Submission Deadline
17 October 2004         Paper Submission Deadline
13 December 2004        Notification of Acceptance
27 January 2005         Camera Ready Papers Due
4-6 May, 2005           Workshop

Audiovisual digital libraries  require new solutions for content
organization, access and interaction. In particular,
user interfaces, querying, browsing and visualization solutions, query
languages for multimedia data,  metadata
extraction, ontologies, efficient data base organizations, are important
and critical subjects of investigation. Based
on tailorable interaction and visualization models, future interface
functionality will include options for selection,
filtering, linking, ranking, and recommendation of multimedia documents,
for collaboration with peer groups in various
contexts, for re-using and re-interpreting information objects in
different contexts. All these modes of operation have
to be designed taking into account various aspects such as: user type,
user characteristics and their needs. Selection
of appropriate metadata for the representation of the objects'
properties, and suitable data organization and management
will support retrieval by content either based on local or global
characteristics of the objects.
This workshop, promoted by the DELOS Network of Excellence
(http://www.delos.info/), aims at providing a forum to
present the latest research results, new technology development and new
applications in the areas of multimedia content
and information visualization in digital libraries.
The following non-restrictive list is given to illustrate items of
particular interest for this conference:

* Interface Design
* Visual Filtering
* Visual Mining
* Metadata extraction
* Efficient data base structures
* Content based retrieval and browsing
* Personalization support
* Audio, sound digital libraries
* Image, Video, 3D data digital libraries
* Multimedia digital libraries
* Large Data and High Dimensional Visualization
* Visualization in Non-traditional Devices
* Universal Accessibility

Tiziana Catarci
UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
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Stavros Christodoulakis
Technical University of Crete, Greece
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Alberto Del Bimbo
UniversitÓ di Firenze, Italy
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Benedetto Benedetti
Scuola Normale di Pisa-Consorzio FORMA, Italy
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Marco Bertini
UniversitÓ di Firenze, Italy
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Enrico Bertini
UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
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Andreas Rauber Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Annelise Mark Pejtersen, Risoe National Laboratory, Denmark
Bill Grosky, Univ. Michigan Dearborn, USA
Costantine Stephanidis, Univ. of Crete, Greece
Daniel Keim, University of Konstanz, Germany
Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
George Ioannidis, University of Bremen, Germany
Giuseppe Amato, ISTI CNR, Italy
Hans Schek, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Ioannis Pitas, Univ. Thessaloniki, Greece
Isabel Cruz, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Koseph Kittler, Univ. Surrey, UK
Lynda Hardman, CWI, The Netherlands
Maristella Agosti, University of Padoa, Italy
Milind Naphade, IBM Watson Center, USA
Mohamed Daoudi, Univ. Lille, France
Nicolas Spyratos, University of Paris Sud, France
Nozha Boujemaa, INRIA Roquencourt, France
Rita Cucchiara, Univ. Modena e Reggio Emilia,   Italy
Stan Sclaroff, Boston University, USA
Stephen Kimani, UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Timos Sellis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Ulrich Thiel, Fraunhofer IPSI, Germany
Yannis Ioannidis, Univ. of Athens, Greece

Simona Moschini
Scuola Normale di Pisa-Consorzio FORMA, Italy
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Irene Buonazia
Scuola Normale di Pisa-Consorzio FORMA, Italy
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Ph. +39-050-509788

Papers should be up to fifteen pages long (maximum 5000 words), at least
one-and-a-half-spaced, typed in 10 pt or

Authors need to submit an abstract of about 150 words through the web
site by September 30th, 2004 11:59 PM PST (firm

Full papers (in pdf format) should also be submitted through the web
site by October 7th, 2004 11:59 PM PST (firm

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