SIGMM Records

An interview with Professor Pål Halvorsen

Describe your journey into research from your youth up to the present. What foundational lessons did you learn from this journey? Why were you initially attracted to multimedia? I remember when I was about 14 years old and had an 8th grade project where we were to identify what we … Read more

MPEG Column: 126th MPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 126th MPEG meeting concluded on March 29, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland with the following topics: Three Degrees of Freedom Plus (3DoF+) – MPEG evaluates responses to the Call for … Read more

MPEG Column: 125th MPEG Meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 125th MPEG meeting concluded on January 18, 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco with the following topics: Network-Based Media Processing (NBMP) – MPEG promotes NBMP to Committee Draft stage 3DoF+ … Read more

JPEG Column: 82nd JPEG Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

The 82nd JPEG meeting was held in Lisbon, Portugal. Highlights of the meeting are progress on JPEG XL, JPEG XS, HTJ2K, JPEG Pleno, JPEG Systems and JPEG reference software. JPEG has been the most common representation format of digital images for more than 25 years. Other image representation formats have … Read more

Solving Complex Issues through Immersive Narratives — Does QoE Play a Role?

Introduction A transdisciplinary dialogue and innovative research, including technical and artistic research as well as digital humanities are necessary to solve complex issues. We need to support and produce creative practices, and engage in a critical reflection about the social and ethical dimensions of our current technology developments. At the … Read more

Report from ACM ICMR 2018 – by Cathal Gurrin

  Multimedia computing, indexing, and retrieval continue to be one of the most exciting and fastest-growing research areas in the field of multimedia technology. ACM ICMR is the premier international conference that brings together experts and practitioners in the field for an annual conference. The eighth ACM International Conference on … Read more

ACM Multimedia 2019 and Reproducibility in Multimedia Research

The first months of the new calendar year, multimedia researchers traditionally are hard at work on their ACM Multimedia submissions. (This year the submission deadline is 1 April.) Questions of reproducibility, including those of data set availability and release, are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. In this edition of … Read more

SISAP 2018: 11th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications

The International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP) is an annual forum for researchers and application developers in the area of similarity data management. It aims at the technological problems shared by numerous application domains, such as data mining, information retrieval, multimedia, computer vision, pattern recognition, computational biology, geography, … Read more

MPEG Column: 124th MPEG Meeting in Macau, China

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following aspects: Point Cloud Compression – MPEG promotes a video-based point cloud compression technology to the Committee Draft stage Compressed Representation … Read more

JPEG Column: 81st JPEG Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

The 81st JPEG meeting was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at which significant efforts were put into the analysis of the responses to the call for proposals on the next generation image coding standard, nicknamed JPEG XL, that is expected to provide a solution for image format with improved … Read more

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