Cooperation with SBOING™

SBOING™ and Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Research and Technology-Hellas have agreed to investigate the development and evaluation of technologies for statistical analysis of large-scale navigation and tourism related data.

Summer School on Multimedia Semantics 2010

Managing and Modeling of Multimedia and User Generated Content in Web 3.0. This year SSMS will take place in Amsterdam, 30/8 - 3/9. WeKnowIt is supporting the organisation.

The Challenge of Searching Non-Textual Information in Patents

An article published in the Information Retrieval Facility (IRF) Newsletter, which describes the challenges and the benefits of patent image retrieval, and introduces the objectives of the Image Retrieval Session in the upcoming IRF Symposium 2010.

A system for the semantic multi-modal analysis of news audio-visual content

A new journal publication, jointly authored by members of CERTH, DFKI and the University of Twente, was recently accepted for publication:

V. Mezaris, S. Gidaros, G. Th. Papadopoulos, W. Kasper, J. Steffen, R. Ordelman, M. Huijbregts, F. de Jong, I. Kompatsiaris, M. G. Strintzis, "A system for the semantic multi-modal analysis of news audio-visual content", EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, accepted for publication, 2010.

Video Image Annotation Tool (VIA) goes Open Source!

CERTH-ITI recently released its VIA annotation tool as open source under the GPL license.
You can check it out on SourceForge.

Video Image Annotation Tool (VIA) is a windows application to manually annotate video and images. It provides a user friendly interface for the accurate and undemanding live and "frame by frame" annotation of video and and region-based annotation of still images integrating results from a segmentation algorithm.

Extracting Knowledge from Social Sites, ITI seminars presentation

Organisation of EVENTS 2010 Workshop

WeKnowIt and Pronto will co-organize the 1st International Workshop  on
recognising and tracking events on the Web and in real life (EVENTS 2010) , which will be hosted by the 6th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN 2010)
conference in Athens, Greece, May 4, 2010. The organizing commitee
comprises Y. Kompatsiaris, P. Mylonas, P. Karampiperis, and T. Winkler.

SAMT 2009 proceedings available

The 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies, SAMT 2009 Graz, Austria, December 2-4, 2009 proceedings are now available on-line from Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

CIVR 2009 proceedings

The CIVR 2009 proceedings are now available from the ACM Digital Library