Extracting Knowledge from Social Sites, ITI seminars presentation

Organisation of EVENTS 2010 Workshop

WeKnowIt and Pronto will co-organize the 1st International Workshop  on
recognising and tracking events on the Web and in real life (EVENTS 2010) , which will be hosted by the 6th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN 2010)
conference in Athens, Greece, May 4, 2010. The organizing commitee
comprises Y. Kompatsiaris, P. Mylonas, P. Karampiperis, and T. Winkler.

SAMT 2009 proceedings available

The 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies, SAMT 2009 Graz, Austria, December 2-4, 2009 proceedings are now available on-line from Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

CIVR 2009 proceedings

The CIVR 2009 proceedings are now available from the ACM Digital Library


The MESH project demonstrates that semantic search for all media types is possible and automation is improving rapidly. It’s not quite there yet, but the search continues. You can already check out the MESH prototype, an article and video presenting MESH capabilities.

MEDUSA: Multi Sensor Data Fusion Grid for Urban Situational Awareness : New project

The MEDUSA project, funded by the European Defense Agency (EDA), has started. The project is aiming to study a combination of different types of sensors for supporting operations within urban environments. ITI's contribution to the project will be in the area of data fusion algorithms, video processing and semantic analysis.

Special Issue of MTAP on Image and Video Retrieval: Theory and Applications

Call for Papers, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Special issue on “Image and Video Retrieval: Theory and Applications”. Submission of papers: 15 December 2009.


Video Image Annotation Tool (VIA) website launched.
VIA is a image/video annotation tool by CERTH-ITI, The development of this tool has been supported by the Bootstrapping Ontology Evolution with Multimedia Information Extraction (BOEMIE)(FP6-027538) and aceMedia(FP6-001765) projects.

New VERGE Engine Website

A website dedicated to VERGE Interactive Video Retrieval Engine implemented by ITI. Available versions of the search engine and related information are presented, while employed technologies are described. Visit the VERGE website here..

4th Summer School for Multimedia Semantics

Extracting Collective Intelligence from Social Content Analysis lecture given during the 4th Summer School for Multimedia Semantics - "Managing and Modeling of Multimedia and User Generated Content in Web 3.0".