• ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2018
    10/12/2018
    The 2018 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) Rising Star Award is Dr. Xavier Alameda-Pineda. The award is given in recognition of his contribution to multimodal social behavior understanding.    Xavier obtained a Masters degree in Mathematics (2008), in Telecommunications (2009) and in Computer Science (2010), and a PhD in Mathematics and Computer Science (2013). His scientific career started very early, and he was awarded with several...
  • ACM SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
    10/09/2018
    The 2018 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Dr. Yong Rui. The award is given in recognition of his pioneering contributions to multimedia analysis, retrieval and understanding.   Dr. Rui is a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, IAPR and SPIE. His contributions to multimedia research have persistently spanned the past two decades, via his 200+...
  • ACM MMSys 2019 Research Track and Special Sessions - Call for Papers
    10/01/2018
    Important Dates — Submission deadline: October 31, 2018 — Acceptance notification: December 31, 2018 — Camera-ready deadline: January 31, 2019 — Online submission: https://mmsys19.hotcrp.com/ — Submission format: 6-12 pages, using ACM style format (double-blind) — Reproducibility: Obtain an ACM reproducibility badge by making datasets and code available (Authors will be contacted to make their artifacts available after paper acceptance)...
  • Third SIGMM Emerging Stars/Leaders Symposium, 2018
    07/09/2018
    *** Call for Nominations ***   In our continuing effort to develop an emerging generation of leadership in our community, SIGMM regularly tries to create opportunities to recognise the accomplishments of those emerging leaders and research stars. This year, 2018, we are once again running the SIGMM Emerging Stars/Leaders Symposium, a prestigious event exclusively reserved to highlight invited talks from emerging leaders in our field who have received a PhD degree within the last 10...
  • MMSys'18 CFP
    08/03/2018
    The Submission Deadline for the Open Datasets/Software and Demo Tracks is FEBRUARY 25, 2018    ======================================================================== ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2018)  Science Park Congress Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands June 12-15, 2018 http://www.mmsys2018.org/ ========================================================================   The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) and associated...
  • Interview with Dr. Yong Rui, ACM Fellow
    02/01/2018
    1. [SIGMM Editor] “Why do societies such as ACM offer Fellows status to some of its members?”   Dr. Yong Rui: 
 The ACM Fellow status is ACM's most prestigious member grade that recognizes the top 1% of ACM members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. The ACM Fellow’s technical insight and achievements play a critical role in driving the development...
  • SIGMM Funding for New Initiatives including Desk Study of Gender and Diversity within SIGMM
    12/04/2017
    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...
  • Call for Papers: MMSys 2018
    08/03/2018
    DUE TO NUMEROUS REQUESTS, THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 2, 2018 ========================================================= MMSys 2018 Science Park Congress Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands June 12-15, 2018 http://www.mmsys2018.org/ =========================================================   The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) and associated workshops (MMVE2018, NetGames2018, NOSSDAV2018,...
  • Chair's message
    10/19/2017
    I would first like to thank the members of SIGMM for electing me to this prestigious and important role.  I am grateful for the trust you have put in me and the other members of the elected SIGMM Executive and we shall strive to continue to make SIGMM an important part of our professional research community.  I would also like to thank the previous elected members of the SIGMM Executive Committee — Shih-Fu Chang, Rainer Lienhart and Nicu Sebe — for their extraordinary...
  • Call for Papers: ACM ICMR 2018
    08/03/2018
    *** CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS ***       ICMR 2018 is a premier conference to display scientific achievements     and innovative industrial products in the field of multimedia     retrieval. We are seeking original high quality submissions addressing     innovative research in the field. Contributions addressing the     challenges of large-scale search and user behavior analysis are     especially welcome.  ...