Call for papers ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 11th Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ April 12-14 2010 Desenzano del Garda - Italy Sponsored by: IEEE Signal Processing Society and EURASIP -- An extended version of selected papers will be published in the Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series. -- The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services is one of the main international events for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in the areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. After a series of successful meetings starting in 1997 in Louvain, WIAMIS 2010 will be held in Desenzano del Garda, by the beautiful Garda Lake, close to Brescia, Italy. WIAMIS 2010, will host keynote and tutorial talks by: - Alberto del Bimbo, University of Florence - David Taubman, The University of New South Wales - Marco Tagliasacchi, Politecnico di Milano Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Multimedia content analysis and understanding; Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio; Content-based copy detection; Emotional based content classification and organization; 2D/3D feature extraction; Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for audio and video; Relevance feedback and learning systems; Segmentation of objects in 2D/3D image sequences; Motion analysis and tracking; Video analysis and event recognition; Analysis for coding efficiency and increased error resilience; Analysis anP tools for content adaptation; Multimedia content adaptation tools, transcoding and transmoding; Content summarization and personalization strategies; End-to-end quality of service support for Universal Multimedia Access; Semantic mapping and ontologies; Multimedia analysis for new and emerging applications; Multimedia analysis hardware and middleware; Semantic web and social networks; Advanced interfaces for content analysis and relevance feedback; Applications. Important Dates --------------- Proposal of Special Sessions: October 30, 2009 Notification of a Conditional acceptance of SS proposal: November 10, 2009 Paper Submission: November 20, 2009 SS paper submission: November 30, 2009 Notification of Acceptance: January 15, 2010 Camera–ready Papers: February 15, 2010 Paper Submissions --------------- Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the areas listed above. All papers must be written in English, and the length should not exceed 4 pages in IEEE double column, single space format (including figures and tables). Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at the following web page: Papers (in PDF format) should be submitted electronically via the web- based Easy chair submission system: All accepted and registered papers will be published in the workshop proceedings which will be indexed and distributed by the IEEExplore. All submissions will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the technical program committee. General Chair --------------- Riccardo Leonardi University of Brescia, Italy Program Chairs --------------- Pierangelo Migliorati University of Brescia, Italy Andrea Cavallaro Queen Mary, University of London, UK Special Session Chair --------------- Jian Zhang National ICT Australia, Australia Sponsors and Industry Liaison --------------- Alberto Signoroni University of Brescia, Italy US Liaison --------------- Aggelos Katsaggelos Northwestern University, USA Asian Liaison --------------- Hsueh Ming Hang National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan Publication Chair --------------- Nicola Adami University of Brescia, Italy Local Arrangements Chair --------------- Sergio Benini University of Brescia, Italy Technical Program Committee --------------- Kiyoharu Aizawa, University of Tokyo, Japan Yiannis Andreopoulos, University College, London, UK Luigi Atzori, University of Cagliari, Italy Yannis Avrithis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece Alberto del Bimbo, University of Florence, Italy Susanne Boll, University of Vienna, Austria Adrian Bors, The University of York, UK Nikolaos Boulgouris, Kings College, University of London, UK Nozha Boujemaa, INRIA, France Selcuk Candan, Arizona State University, USA Tsuhan Chen, Cornell University, USA Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL, Switzerland Moncef Gabbouj, Tampere University of Technology, Finland Allan Hanbury, Technical University of Vienna, Austria Edwin Hancock, The University of York, UK Alan Hanjalic, Delft University of Technology, NL Hermann Hellwagner, Klagenfurt University, Austria Emile Hendriks, Delft University of Technology, NL Thomas Huang, University of Illinois, USA Ebroul Izquierdo, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow, UK Moon Gi Kang, Yonsei University, Korea Aggelos Katsaggelos, Nothwestern University, USA Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece Janusz Konrad, Boston University, USA Inald Lagendjik, Delft University of Technology, NL Zhu Li, Motorola labs, Illinois, USA Rainer Lienhart, University of Ausgburg, Germany Stephane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland Dimitrios Makris, Kingston University of London, UK Jose M. Martinez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain Benoit Macq, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium Ferran Marques, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain Majid Mirmehdi, University of Bristol, UK Sanjit Mitra, University of Southern California, USA Rafael Molina, University of Granada, Spain Marta Mrak, University of Surrey, UK Milind Naphade, IBM T. J. Watson Research, USA Noel O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California, USA Maja Pantic, Imperial College, UK / University of Twente, NL Ioannis Patras, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Nikos Paragios, Ecole Central de Paris, France Fernando Pereira, IST, Portugal Andrea Prati, University of Modena, Italy Philippe Salembier, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain Shin'ichi Satoh, NII, Japan Nicu Sebe, University of Amsterdam, NL / University of Trento, Italy Mihaela van der Schaar, University of California, USA Thomas Sikora, Technical University of Berlin, Germany Qi Tian, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA Christian Timmerer, Klagenfurt University, Austria George Tziritas, University of Crete, Greece Paulo Villegas, Telefonica I+D, Spain Marcel Worring, University of Amsterdam, NL Informativa sulla privacy: