• Passing the Baton to New SIGMM Volunteer Leaders
    07/04/2017
        Dear Multimedia Colleagues,       We are writing to welcome the new SIGMM leaders assuming their posts on     July 1st. The new team includes Alan Smeaton as the Chair, Nicu Sebe as     the Vice Chair, and Gerald Friedland as the Conference Director. Each of     them is a pioneer researcher in the multimedia field and has been     actively contributing to the community. We are confident they will be  ...
  • Call for Nominations on SIGMM in 2017
    04/21/2017
    * SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Submission Deadline: May 31, 2017 sigmm.org/Awards/award_taa   * SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Submission Deadline: May 31, 2017 sigmm.org/Awards/thesisaward   * SIGMM Rising Star Award Submission Deadline: May 15, 2017 sigmm.org/Awards/risingstaraward
  • Call For Papers IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
    02/19/2017
    Important Dates Second-round review completed: November 1, 2017  Paper submission due: April 15, 2017 First-round review completed: July 1, 2017  Revision Due: August 15, 2017 Final manuscript due: December 1, 2017 Publication date: Early-2018    Video analytics, also known as video content analysis, refers to the capability of automatically analyzing video to extract knowledge/...
  • SIGMM Statement on Open Participation
    02/19/2017
    SIGMM is ACM¹s Special Interest Group on Multimedia supporting the international community of researchers, practitioners, and students dedicated to research and development of next-generation technologies and applications of multimedia. We support the core principle of inclusion in and open access to international scientific interaction, and thus endorse the statements issued by ACM regarding Open Conference.   ACM Open Conference Statement http://www.acm.org/...
  • SIGMM Election and Call for Nominations for Student Conference Scholarship
    02/01/2017
    Dear SIGMMers,   Let us take this chance to wish everyone a healthy and productive new  year in 2017. We also want to provide update on two important upcoming  events.   1. The term of the current volunteer leadership team (including Chair  Shih-Fu Chang, Vice Chair Rainer Lienhart, and Conference Director Nicu  Sebe) will expire this June. ACM office is in the process of preparing  the ballots for election which will take place in early...
  • Special Session on Multi-Sensory Experiences at ACM MMSys 2017
    04/07/2017
    Important Dates: Submission deadline: February 10, 2017 Acceptance notification: April 14, 2017 Camera ready deadline: April 28, 2017 Scope & Goals: In all these years, multimedia research and development have succeeded to offer users increasingly diverse services at higher quality levels by engaging two of the human senses only: sight and hearing. However, important findings from psychological and neuroscience research, as well as technological advances...
  • Call for Papers: ACM ICMR 2017
    04/07/2017
    ACM ICMR 2017 is calling for papers presenting significant and innovative research in multimedia retrieval and related fields.   Important Dates: Paper submission due: January 27, 2017 Notification of acceptance: March 29, 2017 Camera-ready papers due: April 26, 2017   Read more...  
  • SIGMM Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications 2016
    09/07/2016
    ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present the 2016 SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award to Dr. Christoph Kofler. The award committee considers Dr. Kofler’s dissertation entitled “User Intent in Online Video Search” worthy of the recognition as the thesis is the first to innovatively consider a user’s intent in multimedia search yielding significantly improved results in satisfying the information need of the user. The work has high...
  • Announcement of ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2016
    08/10/2016
    The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present this year’s Rising Star Award in multimedia computing, communications and applications to Dr. Bart Thomee for his significant contributions in the areas of geo-multimedia computing, media evaluation, and open research datasets. The ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award recognizes a young researcher who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of multimedia computing, communication and applications during...
  • ACM SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
    08/10/2016
    The 2016 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Prof. Dr. Alberto del Bimbo. The award is given in recognition of his outstanding, pioneering and continued research contributions in the areas of multimedia processing, multimedia content analysis, and multimedia applications, his leadership in multimedia education, and his outstanding and continued...