• ACM SIGMM Test of Time Paper award 2020
    10/27/2020
    In 2002 SIGMM established the SIGMM Test-of-Time Paper award for a paper published 10, 11 or 12 years previously at a SIGMM-sponsored conference, including MM, MMSys, ICMR/CIVR, IH&MMSec, TVX, NOSSDAV, AVI or MIR. The award recognizes the paper that has had the most impact and influence on the field of Multimedia in terms of research, development, product or ideas, during the intervening years, as selected by a 5-person selection committee. To start the selection process, we gathered...
  • ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2020
    10/27/2020
    The winner of the SIGMM Rising Star for 2020 is Liqiang Nie from Shandong University for his significant contributions in data-driven multimodal learning and knowledge-guided multimodal reasoning. Dr. Nie is currently a professor with Shandong University and the Dean with the Shandong AI institute. He received his B.Eng. and Ph.D. degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2009 and National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2013, respectively. After PhD, Dr. Nie continued his research in...
  • ACM SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
    10/27/2020
    The 2020 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Dr. John R. Smith. The award is given in recognition of his outstanding, pioneering and continued research contributions in the areas of multimedia content analysis and retrieval and for outstanding and continued service to the multimedia community. Dr. Smith is a pioneer in the field of multimedia...
  • Invitation to Host ACM Multimedia Asia 2022 Conference
    03/09/2020
    Invitation to Host ACM Multimedia Asia 2022 Conference MM Asia Steering Committee http://www.acmmmasia.org/ The ACM Multimedia Asia (MM Asia) Steering Committee invites prospective parties to submit proposals to host and organize the third and fourth ACM Multimedia Asia conference in 2022. MM Asia is a newly established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field. Its mission is to illuminate the state of the art...
  • SIGMM's funded initiatives 2020
    02/24/2020
    In late 2019 the SIGMM Executive invited applications for funding for new initiatives, submitted by SIGMM members. These initiatives were to focus on one, or more, of the following:     - building on SIGMM’s excellence and strengths;     - nurturing new talent in the SIGMM community;     - addressing weakness(es) in the SIGMM community and in SIGMM activities This was our third year for issuing this call and we received a very strong...
  • SIGMM Announces New Award for "SIGMM Test of Time Paper Award"
    02/27/2020
    SIGMM has just received approval from the ACM Awards Committee, for a new award called the SIGMM Test of TIme Paper Award. This will be an annual award recognising the authors of a paper published either 10, 11 or 12 years previously at a SIGMM sponsored or co-sponsored conference, which has had the most impact and influence on the field of multimedia in terms of research, development, product, or ideas.   The establishment of an award which is recognised by ACM is a very thorough...
  • Invitation to Host ACM Multimedia Asia 2021 & 2022 Conferences
    01/27/2020
    Invitation to Host ACM Multimedia Asia 2021 & 2022 Conferences MM Asia Steering Committee The ACM Multimedia Asia (MM Asia) Steering Committee invites prospective parties to submit proposals to host and organize the third and fourth ACM Multimedia Asia conference in 2021 and 2022. MM Asia is a newly established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field. Its mission is to illuminate the state of the art in...
  • 2019 Distinguished Members of the ACM
    12/17/2019
    ACM recently recognised the class of 2019 Distinguished Members of the ACM for their outstanding contributions to the field, including 4 of the 62 who are SIGMM members. Congratulations to Susanne Boll, Oliver Brdiczka, Heng Tao Shen and Hari Sundaram.
  • ACM SIGMM Call for Funding for Special Initiatives 2020
    12/09/2019
    The ACM SIGMM (Special Interest Group in Multimedia) provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects of multimedia computing, communication, storage, and applications. We do this through our sponsorship and organisation of conferences and workshops, supporting student travel to such events, discounted registrations, two regional chapters, recognition of excellence and achievement through an awards scheme and we inform the community of our activities through the...
  • ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2019
    07/12/2019
    The 2019 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) Rising Star Award is Dr. Ting Yao. The award is given in recognition of his significant contributions in activity recognition and video captioning. Dr. Ting Yao is currently a Principal Researcher in Vision and Multimedia Lab at JD AI Research, Beijing, China. His team is focusing on the research and innovation of large-scale multimedia search, video understanding, vision and language, and deep learning....