ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award

The Editor-in-Chief of ACM TOMCCAP invites you to nominate candidates for the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper.
The award is given annually to the author(s) of an outstanding paper published in ACM TOMCCAP within the previous legal year from January 1 until December 31. The award carries a plaque as well as travel funds to the ACM MM conference where the awardee(s) will be honored. Nominations for the award must include the following:

  • A statement describing the technical contributions of the nominated paper and a description of the significance of the paper. The statement should not exceed 500 words. No self-nomination is accepted.
  • Two additional supporting statements by recognized experts in the field...

Call for Nominations for SIGMM Award 2014 for Outstanding PhD Thesis

 in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2014
More Info: http://www.sigmm.org/Awards/thesisaward

  • This award will be presented every year to a researcher whose PhD thesis has made contributions and has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications. The goal will be to evaluate contributions towards advances in multimedia including multimedia processing, multimedia systems, multimedia network services, multimedia applications and interfaces. The award will recognize members of the SIGMM community and their research contributions in their PhD theses as well as the potential of impact of their PhD theses in multimedia area.
  • The selection committee will focus on candidates’ contributions as judged by...

Call for Nominations for the SIGMM Technical Achievement Award 2014

for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

AWARD DESCRIPTION

This award is presented every year to a researcher who has made significant and lasting contributions to multimedia computing, communication and applications. Outstanding technical contributions through research and practice are recognized. Towards this goal, contributions are considered from academia and industry that focus on major advances in multimedia including multimedia processing, multimedia content analysis, multimedia systems, multimedia network protocols and services, and multimedia applications and interfaces. The award recognizes members of the community for long-term technical accomplishments or those who have made a notable impact through a significant technical innovation. The selection committee focuses on candidates' contributions as judged by...

[UPDATED] Call for Papers - Eighth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE ICSC2014)

June 18th-20th 16th-18th, 2014, Newport Beach, CA, USA (http://www.ieee-icsc.org/)
Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Workshop Proposals: Dec. 15th, 2013
  • Regular Paper & Short Paper Submission: Feb. 15th, 2014
  • Demo Paper & Poster Paper Submission: Feb. 15th, 2014
  • Industry Paper Submission: Feb. 15th, 2014

The field of Semantic Computing addresses the derivation of
semantic information from content and the connection of
semantics to knowledge, where "content" may be anything
including structured data, video, audio, text, hardware,
software, process, etc.

The Eighth IEEE International Conference on Semantic
Computing (ICSC 2014) continues to foster the growth of a
new research community. The conference builds on the success
of the past ICSC conferences as an international forum...

Call for Papers and Special Sessions - IH&MMSec 2014

The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop

http://www.ihmmsec.org/
June 11-13, 2014
Salzburg, Austria

Paper Submission Deadline: January 17, 2014

Please click here (PDF, 132KB) for the PDF version.

Last year, the 1st ACM Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop 2013 successfully merged the Information Hiding (IH) and the ACM Multimedia and Security (ACM MMSec) communities. This year's 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop (IH&MMSec) continues this endeavour, providing a platform to discuss recent advances in both fields, benefitting from their synergies.

The 2nd Information Hiding and...

ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of ACM International Conference on Multimedia

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http://tomccap.acm.org/SI20yearsACMMM.html

The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) celebrated the 20th anniversary of the establishment of its premier conference, the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia) in 2012. To commemorate this milestone, leading researchers organized and extensively contributed to the 20th anniversary celebration. This special issue of the ACM Transaction on Multimedia Computing, Communication and Applications (...

Chair's message

Welcome to ACM SIGMM!

SIGMM is ACM’s Special Interest Group on Multimedia – the community of researchers and practitioners dedicated to building next-generation technologies and applications around multimedia. We host several vibrant premiere conferences including ACM Multimedia (currently in its 21st anniversary with 600+ participants annually), ICMR on multimedia retrieval, and MMSys on multimedia systems. The community also takes pride in its publications including the flagship journal ACM TOMCCAP and the affiliated Springer Multimedia Systems Journal (MMSJ). 

What do we mean by Multimedia? The conventional definition is handy but limited - the use of a variety of communicative media, including text, audio (...

ACM SIGMM/TOMCCAP 2013 Award Announcements

The ACM Special Interest Group in Multimedia (SIGMM) and ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP) are pleased to announce the following awards for 2013 recognizing outstanding achievements and services made in the multimedia community.

SIGMM Technical Achievement Award:
Dr. Dick Bulterman

SIGMM Best Ph.D. Thesis Award:
Dr. Xirong Li

TOMCCAP Nicolas D. GeorganasBest Paper Award:
"Exploring interest correlation for peer-to-peer socialized video sharing" by Xu Cheng and Jiangchuan Liu, published in TOMCCAP vol. 8, Issue 1, 2012.

TOMCCAP Best Associate Editor Award:
Dr. Mohan S. Kankanhalli

 


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SIGMM Conferences and Journals Ranked High by Chinese Computing Federation (CCF)

The Chinese Computing Federation (CCF) Ranking List provides a ranking of peer-reviewed conferences and journals in the broad area of computer science. This list is typically consulted by most academic institutions in China as a quality metric for PhD promotions and tenure track jobs.

The CCF ranking released in 2013 for "Multimedia and Graphics" is at the following link (one may use Google Translate to view the web page in English or other desired language):

http://www.ccf.org.cn/sites/ccf/biaodan.jsp?contentId=2567814757424

This CCF 2013 ranking released for "Multimedia and Graphics" conferences and journals is first split into sections A, B, and C, and the...

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