Call for Papers


4th International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports (MMSports'21) @ ACM Multimedia, October 20-24, 2021, Chengdu, China


We'd like to invite you to submit your paper proposals for the 4th International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports to be held in Chengdu, China together with ACM Multimedia 2021. The ambition of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from different disciplines to share ideas on current multimedia/multimodal content analysis research in sports. We welcome multimodal-based research contributions as well as best-practice contributions focusing on the following (and similar, but not limited to) topics:


– annotation and indexing

– athlete and object tracking

– activity recognition, classification and evaluation 

– event detection and indexing 

– performance assessment 

– injury analysis and prevention 

– data driven analysis in sports 

– graphical augmentation and visualization in sports 

– automated training assistance 

– camera pose and motion tracking 

– brave new ideas / extraordinary multimodal solutions

– personal virtual (home) trainers/coaches 



Submissions can be of varying length from 4 to 8 pages, plus additional pages for the reference pages. There is no distinction between long and short papers, but the authors may themselves decide on the appropriate length of the paper.


Please refer to the workshop website for further information:




Submission Due:                            August 10, 2021 

Acceptance Notification:              August 26, 2021

Camera Ready Submission:          September 2, 2021 

Workshop Date:                            TBA; either Oct 20 or Oct 24, 2021

Chairs: Thomas Moeslund, Rainer Lienhart and Hideo Saito



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