• SIGMM Announces funding support for carers to attend online events
    04/08/2021
    This may take the form of funding to offset the costs of childcare, or the costs of care for dependents or similar, in order to allow the SIGMM member to have greater participation in the online event as the costs of their childcare or other carer demands can be offset. Individual conferences and workshops for which these awards may be offered will include links to a centralised application process with an indication of the opening and closing dates for applicants to submit which will...
  • SIGMM Funding for Special Initiatives Announced
    03/31/2021
      Following our 2021 call for funding for special initiatives, applications were assessed by a sub-committee of the SIGMM Executive and we are now able to announce funding for 4 projects as follows: - ConFlow 2021 Edition: Continuation of a project to encouraging new diverse collaborations by helping researchers find each other at a conference - Hayley Hung, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, €17.700 - Generalizing CS Rankings As Projections Between...
  • ACM SIGMM Call for Funding for Special Initiatives 2021
    04/08/2021
    Hi Folks 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...
  • Call for Organization of ICMR 2023
    12/22/2020
    The ICMR Steering Committee invites interested parties to submit proposals to host and organize the 13th International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, ICMR2023 (sponsored by the ACM SIGMM). ACM ICMR is the premier scientific conference for multimedia retrieval.  Its mission is to provide a forum to discuss,  promote and advance the state-of-the-arts in multimedia retrieval by bringing together researchers and practitioners in its related field. It is thus essential to ensure...
  • ACM SIGMM Test of Time Paper award 2020
    10/30/2020
    In 2020 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...