SUMAC 2023: 5th ACM International workshop on analySis, Understanding and proMotion of heritAge Contents Call for Papers

Call for Papers
SUMAC 2023: 
5th ACM International workshop on analySis, Understanding and
proMotion of heritAge Contents
Advances in machine learning, signal processing, multimodal techniques
and human-machine interaction

29 Oct - 3 Nov, 2023
Ottawa, Canada
In conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2023

Main conference:
*** Aims and scope

The ambition of SUMAC is to bring together researchers and
practitioners from different disciplines to share ideas and methods on
current trends in the analysis, understanding and promotion of
heritage contents. These challenges are reflected in the corresponding
sub-fields of machine learning, signal processing, multi-modal
techniques and human-machine interaction. We welcome research
contributions for the following (but not limited to) topics:

- Information retrieval for multimedia heritage
- Automated archaeology and heritage data processing
- Multi-modal deep learning and time series analysis for heritage data
- Heritage modeling, visualization, and virtualization
- Smart digitization and reconstruction of heritage data
- Open heritage data and bench-marking

The scope of targeted applications is extensive and includes:
- Analysis, archaeometry of artifacts
- Diagnosis and monitoring for restoration and preventive conservation
- Geosciences / Geomatics for cultural heritage
- Education
- Smart and sustainable tourism
- Urban planning
- Digital Twins

*** Important dates (AoE)

- Paper submission: July 24, 2023 
- Author acceptance notification: August 9, 2023
- Camera-Ready: August 12, 2023
- Workshop date: TBA (29 Oct - 3 Nov, 2023)

*** Special Highlights

Best Paper Award: following tradition, SUMAC 2023 will also be
awarding a best paper award, accompanied with a certificate and a

Journal Special Issue: authors of the best papers from SUMAC 2023 will
be invited to submit an extended and improved version for
consideration for Special Issue on Cultural Heritage in the Springer
journal Multimedia Tools and Applications.

*** Submission guidelines: see website  

*** Organizers

Valerie Gouet-Brunet (LaSTIG Lab / IGN - Gustave Eiffel University, France)
Ronak Kosti (Picsart AI Research Lab, Germany)
Li Weng (Zhejiang Financial College, China)

Looking forward to seeing you in Ottawa!
The workshop organizers