============================================================================ CALL FOR PARTICIPATION The 18th International MultiMedia Modeling Conference (MMM2012) January 4-6, 2012 Klagenfurt University, Klagenfurt, Austria. http://mmm2012.org/ ============================================================================ Early registration deadline : November 8, 2011 ============================================================================ The International MultiMedia Modeling (MMM) Conference is a leading international conference for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from all MMM related areas. The conference program committee has selected a fascinating program of research papers reporting original investigation results and demonstrations, mainly in the following areas related to multimedia modeling technologies and applications: 1. Multimedia Content Analysis 2. Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications 3. Multimedia Applications and Services Keynote-Speakers: ================= * Alan Hanjalic, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands * John R. Smith, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA * Ralf Steinmetz, TU Darmstadt, Germany Program: ================= The conference program can be found here: http://mmm2012.org/program/ Conference Location: ==================== The conference will be held in Klagenfurt, Austria, in the heart of a beautiful nature reserve next to the delightful Lendkanal, 500 metres from the eastern shore of Lake Wˆrthersee. The Lindner Seepark Hotel will provide all facilities to the conference attendees, at a modest conference rate. To take advantage of the EARLY REGISTRATION RATE, please register BEFORE November 8, 2011. We hope to see you all in Klagenfurt. General Chairs: * Klaus Schoeffmann, Klagenfurt University, Austria * Bernard Merialdo, Eurecom, Sophia-Antipolis, France * Alexander Hauptmann, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Program Co-Chairs: * Chong-Wah Ngo, City University of Hong Kong * Yiannis Andreopoulos, UCL, London, UK * Christian Breiteneder, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Local Organizing and Finance Chair: * Laszlo Boeszoermenyi, Klagenfurt University, Austria Special Session Co-Chairs: * Mathias Lux, Klagenfurt University, Austria * Marco Bertini, University of Florence, Italy Demo Co-Chairs: * Cees Snoek, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands * Frank Hopfgartner, University of California, Berkeley, USA Publicity & Sponsorship Co-Chairs: * Tao Mei, Microsoft Research Asia, China * Christian Timmerer, Klagenfurt University, Austria Publication Co-Chairs: * Werner Bailer, Joanneum Research, Austria * Hermann Hellwagner, Klagenfurt University, Austria US Liaisons: * Oge Marques, Florida Atlantic University, USA * Ketan Mayer-Patel, UNC-Chapel Hill, USA Asian Liaison: * Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore, Singapore * Tao Mei, Microsoft Research Asia, China European Liaison: * Cathal Gurrin, Dublin City University, Ireland * Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany Steering Committee: * Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen, La Trobe University, Australia * Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore, Singapore * Tosiyasu L. Kunii, University of Tokyo, Japan * Wei-Ying Ma, Microsoft Research Asia, China * Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland Sponsors: ================= We want to thank our sponsors: * FascinatE project * Förderverein Technische Fakultät * Lakeside Labs * MediaEval http://mmm2012.org/