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    ACM Multimedia 2010 is the worldwide premier multimedia conference and a key event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products. The Conference offers to scientists and practitioners in the area of Multimedia plenary scientific and technical sessions, tutorials, panels and discussion meetings on relevant and challenging questions for the next years horizon of multimedia. The Interactive Art program ACM Multimedia 2010 will provide the opportunity of interaction between artists and computer scientists and investigation on the application of multimedia technologies to art and cultural heritage.
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Conference videos online! has finally released the videos of the important events recorded during the conference!

ACM Multimedia 2010 Best Paper and Demos Awards at Gala Dinner

Gala DinnerACM Multimedia 2010 Gala Dinner was held yesterday in Salone dei 500 at Palazzo Vecchio. It was a wonderful night in a beautiful place. During the dinner were also awarded the authors of the best paper, best student paper and best demos.
Best paper award: Richang Hong, Meng Wang, Mengdi Xu, Shuicheng Yan, Tat-Seng Chua, Dynamic Captioning: Video Accessibility Enhancement for Hearing Impairment

Best student paper award: Nikhil Rasiwasia, Jose Costa Pereira, Emanuele Coviello, Gabe Doyle, Gert Lanckriet, Roger Levy, Nuno Vasconcelos, A New Approach To Cross-Modal Multimedia Retrieval

Best demo award: Yang Cao, Hai Wang, Changhu Wang, Zhiwei Li, Liqing Zhang, Lei Zhang, MindFinder: Interactive Sketch-based Image Search on Millions of Images and Sabine Susstrunk, Clent Fredembach, Daniel Tamburrino, Automatic Skin Enhancement with Visible and Near-Infrared Image Fusion

Congratulations to the authors!

See the photos of the dinner on Flickr

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Open Source Software Competition Winners!

Open Source Software CompetitionWe are very proud to announce the winners of the ACM Open Source Software Competition 2010


  1. Andrea Vedaldi, Brian Fulkerson, VLFeat – An open and portable library of computer vision algorithmsVLFeat
  2. Rob Hess, An Open-Source SIFT LibraryOpen-Source SIFT
  3. Florian Eyben, Martin Woellmer, Bjoern Schuller, openSMILE – The Munich Versatile and Fast Open-Source Audio Feature ExtractoropenSMILE

SIGMM Phd Award to Effrosyni Kokiopoulou

Effrosyni KokiopoulouEffrosyni Kokiopoulou, received today the SIGMM Phd Award for his thesis Geometry-Aware Analysis of High-Dimensional Visual Information Sets. Congratulations!

Keynote Speech of Mubarak Shah at ACM Multimedia 2010

Mubarak ShahDr. Mubarak Shah held today his keynote speech Visual Crowd Surveillance is Like Hydrodynamics. Dr. Mubarak showed novel methods for segmentation of flows in crowd videos at a macroscopic level, and to track individuals, detect and localize abnormal behaviors using social force model at a microscopic level.

Multimedia Grand Challenge 2010 Winners!

multimedia grand challengeWith a very interesting and inspiring session ended today the edition of the ACM Multimedia Multimedia Grand Challenge 2010.

And the winners are (presenters in bold):

  1. Jana Machajdik, Allan Hanbury, Julian Stöttinger: Understanding Affect in Images.
  2. Wei Song, Dian Tjondronegoro, Ivan Himawan: ROI-based Content Adaptation for Mobile Device Usage of Video Conferencing.
  3. Julien Law-To, Gregory Grefenstette, Jean-Luc Gauvain, Guillaume Gravier, Lori Lamel, Julien Despres: Introducing topic segmentation and segmented-based browsing tools into a content based video retrieval system.

Congratulations to the winners!

Technical Achievement Award to Ramesh Jain

Technical Achievement Award to Ramesh Jain Dr. Ramesh Jain, Discussion Rooms Chair of ACM Multimedia 2010, received today the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. Congratulations!

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First Keynote Speech of Duncan Watts at ACM Multimedia 2010

Duncan WattsDuncan Watts (author of Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age) opened the ACM Multimedia 2010 Main Conference Program with his keynote speech Using the Web to do Social Science. Duncan described, in particular, several interesting experiments concerning the measurement problems of collective behavior and focused on how the study of social networks can overcome this limitation.

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ACM Multimedia 2010 volunteers are ready

ACM MM 2010 volunteers

ACM Multimedia 2010 volunteers have met on saturday in Palazzo dei Congressi in Florence to plan all the activities to do during the conference.

All these young and talented students also received the ACMMM2010 t-shirt, created by the interaction design lab staff at MICC, in order to be recognizable by all the conference attendees.

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ScientifiCareers, the job board of Multimedia, is online!

ScientifiCareers - job opportunities for ypung researchers in MultimediaScientifiCareers is a project dedicated to job opportunities for young researchers in the field of Multimedia.

The platform aims to promote the connection between companies and research labs, and to stimulate the exchange of expertise between different research teams.

ScientifiCareers is a free platform where professionals, industries and academic institutions can post their job requests in order to get in contact with young and talented researchers all over the world.

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