Multimedia Knowledge and Social Media Analytics Laboratory

CHORUS+ (Scientific Co-ordination)

CHORUS+: Coordinated approacH to the EurOpean effoRt on aUdio-visual Search engines+ is a Coordination Action, which aims at creating the conditions of mutual information and cross fertilisation between the FP7 projects, National initiatives, Iniatives external to Europe with a particular emphasis on setting concrete R&D and industrial objectives for multimedia search in Europe. More specifically, CHORUS+ objectives are to support the integration and strengthening of the European Research Area by stimulating interaction and co-ordination on an EU level, in the area of Audiovisual search engines and extend cooperation to Asian countries. Additionally, CHORUS+ will support the creation of a ‘holistic’, multi-disciplinary approach for the implementation and realisation of Audiovisual search engines in EU and the dissemination of results and strategies developed within the ICT Programme. The starting date of CHORUS+ is the 1/1/2010.