Call for Papers IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA Special Issue on “Social Media as Sensors”

White paper on Search Computing: Bussiness areas, Research and socio-economic challenges

Y. Kompatsiaris and S. Nikolopoulos are the editors of the just published white paper on "Search Computing: Bussiness areas, Research and socio-economic challenges" that consolidates the expert's opinion about the future opportunities and trends in the search industry. The effort was coordinated by the CHORUS+ project, with the contribution of the Media Search Cluster network.

Successful CERTH participation in the Social Event Detection task @ MediaEval 2011

CERTH-ITI successfully participated in the Social Event Detection task of the MediaEval 2011 workshop. MediaEval, a workshop focused on focused evaluation tasks with respect to multimedia analysis, took place in Pisa, Italy (1-2 September 2011). CERTH took part in the Social Event Detection (SED) task that involved two challenges: (a) detection of soccer events in two major European cities, (b) detection of events taking place in two specific venues.

Multimedia, Broadcasting and eCulture

Read our chapter "Multimedia, Broadcasting and eCulture" in the new Handbook of Semantic Web Technologies

Knowledge-Driven Multimedia Information Extraction and Ontology Evolution - Bridging the Semantic Gap

 

The book Knowledge-Driven Multimedia Information Extraction and Ontology Evolution - Bridging the Semantic Gap is now available. It covers the state of the art in the fields of ontology evolution and information extraction from multimedia, while  promoting the synergy between these two fields, by presenting a sound theoretical framework as well as concrete examples of applications.

Version 2.0RC of 3D IVUS ANGIO Tool is released

VERSION 2.0RC with built-in 3D vessel reconstruction is released.

New features:

ITI extracts concepts from patent images

Patent searchers are searching using concepts to retrieve patents of interest. In many cases the concepts are described by complex patent images. ITI proposes a supervised machine learning-based approach to extract concepts from patent images combining visual and textual information. Read more here..

Survey article accepted in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal

The article "Community Detection in Social Media" by Symeon Papadopoulos, Yiannis Kompatsiaris and Athena Vakali has been accepted for publication in the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal (impact factor: 2.95).

Best demo award for ClustTour in ICMR '11

ClustTour received the best demo award at the International Conference in Multimedia Retrieval 2011 (Trento, Italy). The demo was selected by conference attendants as the best out of 16 competing demos.

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