The Lab has extensive experience and expertise in semantic multimedia analysis, indexing and retrieval, social media and big data analytics, knowledge structures, reasoning and personalization for multimedia applications, eHealth and environmental applications

2nd IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing

Call for papers, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing , IEEE ICSC2008 , August 4th-7th, 2008, Santa Clara, CA, USA

Invited Talk: Convergence of multimedia and knowledge technologies

Invited talk "Convergence of multimedia and knowledge technologies" during the CIVR 2007 Practitioner Day, July 9-11 2007, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands including contributions from the EC funded IPs and STREPs: AceMedia, Aim@Shape, BOEMIE, MESH, X-Media, K-Space, Vitalas and VICTORY.

Talk: MPEG-7 Interoperability and the Semantic Web

"MPEG-7 Interoperability & the Semantic Web" talk during CHORUS Workshop on Metadata in Audio-Visual/Multimedia Productions and Archiving with special emphasis on Annotations and Metadata Models, 21st and 22nd November 2007, IRT headquarters, Munich, Germany.

MAReSO 2007

1st Workshop on Multimedia Annotation and Retrieval enabled by Shared Ontologies, 5 December 2007, Genova, Italy. In conjunction with the international conference on Semantics And digital Media Technologies (SAMT2007).

Presentation on Knowledge Management and Semantic Web for Engineering Design

Ontologies and Machine Learning for Semantic Multimedia Analysis, Invited talk in Workshop on Knowledge Management and Semantic Web for Engineering Design, 28 October 2007 in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, in conjunction with K-CAP 2007

CIVR 2009

ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval 2009 (CIVR 2009) will be organized by the Informatics and Telematics Institute, Multimedia Knowledge Lab (ITI), University of Geneva (Viper) and National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 8-10 July 2009, Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre, Island of Santorini, Greece.

WIAMIS 2008, COST 292

Call for Papers, WIAMIS 2008, COST 292 Special Session on: "Towards Automated Robust Vision-based Surveillance"


8th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, Proceedings available on-line

Semantic Multimedia and Ontologies: Theory and Applications

Semantic Multimedia and Ontologies: Theory and Applications, a book on Multimedia Ontologies.

ICSC 2007

ICSC 2007, IEEE First International Conference on Semantic Computing, Irvine, California, September 17-19, 2007.

BDV associate member

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Motorola collaborations

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The Multimedia Group has been collaborating with Motorola in several Motorola funded R&D projects.


NVIDIA links Multimedia Group for the GPU-LIBSVM implementation

HR Excellence in Research

HR Excellence in Research