IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval Call for Papers

The Second (2019) 
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval
(MIPR'19)

http://www.ieee-mipr.org
San Jose, CA, USA
March 28-30, 2019

New forms of multimedia data (such as text, numbers, tags, networking,
signals, geo-tagged information, graphs/relationships, 3D/VR/AR and
sensor data, etc.)  has emerged in many applications in addition to
traditional multimedia data (image, video, audio). Multimedia has
become the biggest of big data as the foundation of today's
data-driven discoveries. Almost all disciplines of science and
engineering, as well as social sciences, involve multimedia data in
some forms, such as recording experiments, driverless cars, unmanned
aerial vehicles, smart communities, biomedical instruments, security
surveillance.  Some recent events demonstrate the power of real-time
broadcast of unfolding events on social networks. Multimedia data is
not just big in volume, but also multi-modal and mostly
unstructured. Storing, indexing, searching, integrating, and
recognizing from the vast amounts of data create unprecedented
challenges.  Even though significant progress has been made processing
multimedia data, today's solutions are inadequate in handling data
from millions of sources simultaneously.

The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing
and Retrieval (IEEE-MIPR) aims to provide a forum for original
research contributions and practical system design, implementation,
and applications of multimedia information processing and retrieval
for single modality or multiple modalities. The target audiences will
be university researchers, scientists, industry practitioners,
software engineers, and graduate students who need to become
acquainted with technologies for big data analytics, machine
intelligence, information fusion in multimedia information processing
and retrieval. A collection of keynotes, open panels, and workshops
will be held, together with paper/poster sessions.

The conference will accept regular papers (6 pages), short papers (4 pages), 
and demo papers (2 pages). Authors are encouraged to compare their approaches, 
qualitatively or quantitatively, with existing work and explain the strength 
and weakness of the new approaches. Selected submissions will be invited to 
submit to journal special issues.

The conference includes (but not limited) the following topics of multimedia 
data processing and retrieval.

Multimedia Retrieval
  * Multimedia Search and Recommendation
  * Web-Scale Retrieval
  * Relevance Feedback, Active/Transfer Learning
  * 3D and sensor data retrieval
  * Multimodal Media (images, videos, texts, graph/relationship) Retrieval
  * High-Level Semantic Multimedia Features

Machine Learning/Deep Learning/Data Mining
  * Deep Learning in Multimedia Data and / or Multimodal Fusion
  * Deep Cross-Learning for Novel Features and Feature Selection
  * High-Performance Deep Learning (Theories and Infrastructures)
  * Spatio-Temporal Data Mining

Content Understanding and Analytics
  * Multimodal/Multisensor Integration and Analysis
  * Effective and Scalable Solution for Big Data Integration
  * Affective and Perceptual Multimedia
  * Multimedia/Multimodal Interaction Interfaces with humans

Multimedia and Vision
  * Multimedia Telepresence and Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality
  * Visual Concept Detection
  * Object Detection and Tracking
  * 3D Modeling, Reconstruction, and Interactive Applications

Systems and Infrastructures
  * Multimedia Systems and Middleware
  * Telepresence and Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality
  * Software Infrastructure for Data Analytics
  * Distributed Multimedia Systems and Cloud Computing

Data Management
  * Multimedia Data Collections, Modeling, Indexing, or Storage
  * Data Integrity, Security, Protection, Privacy
  * Standards and Policies for Data Management

Novel Applications
  * Multimedia applications for health and sports
  * Multimedia applications for culture and education
  * Multimedia applications for fashion and living
  * Multimedia applications for security and safety
  * Any other novel applications

Internet of Multimedia Things
  * Real-Time Data Processing
  * Autonomous Systems such as Driverless Cars, Robots, and Drones
  * Mobile and Wearable Multimedia

Important Dates:
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  * Workshop proposals: September 15, 2018
  * Workshop notification: October 1, 2018
  * Paper submission: October 1, 2018
  * Notification of acceptance: November 20, 2018
  * Camera ready due: January 20, 2019  
  * Author registration due:  January 20, 2019


General Co-Chairs:
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Mohan Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rainer Lienhart, Universitšt Augsburg, Germany
Chengcui Zhang, University of Alabama, USA


Program Co-Chairs:
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Min Chen, University of Washington, USA
Leonel Sousa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Guan-Ming Su, Dolby Labs, USA
Yonghong Tian, Beijing University, China