CERTH-ITI is the best in interactive known-item video search!

Our group participates in two new integrated projects

Our group participates in two new integrated projects of the Networked Media Unit starting October 1st, SocialSensor - "Sensing User Generated Input for Improved Media Discovery and Experience" and LinkedTV - "Television Linked To The Web".

Invited speech at NEM Summit 2011 - Workshop on "Search Computing and Social Media"

Invited speech on "Search Computing: Business Areas, Research and Socio-economic Challenges" given by Yiannis Kompatsiaris at the "Search Computing and Social Media" workshop, organized in conjunction with NEM Summit 2011.

Invited speech at ICT Innovations 2011 conference

WeKnowIt related invited speech on "Extracting Emergent Semantics from Large-Scale User Generated Content" given by Yiannis Kompatsiaris at the ICT Innovations 2011 conference.

Call for Papers IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA Special Issue on “Social Media as Sensors”

White paper on Search Computing: Bussiness areas, Research and socio-economic challenges

Y. Kompatsiaris and S. Nikolopoulos are the editors of the just published white paper on "Search Computing: Bussiness areas, Research and socio-economic challenges" that consolidates the expert's opinion about the future opportunities and trends in the search industry. The effort was coordinated by the CHORUS+ project, with the contribution of the Media Search Cluster network.

Successful CERTH participation in the Social Event Detection task @ MediaEval 2011

CERTH-ITI successfully participated in the Social Event Detection task of the MediaEval 2011 workshop. MediaEval, a workshop focused on focused evaluation tasks with respect to multimedia analysis, took place in Pisa, Italy (1-2 September 2011). CERTH took part in the Social Event Detection (SED) task that involved two challenges: (a) detection of soccer events in two major European cities, (b) detection of events taking place in two specific venues.

Multimedia, Broadcasting and eCulture

Read our chapter "Multimedia, Broadcasting and eCulture" in the new Handbook of Semantic Web Technologies

Knowledge-Driven Multimedia Information Extraction and Ontology Evolution - Bridging the Semantic Gap

 

The book Knowledge-Driven Multimedia Information Extraction and Ontology Evolution - Bridging the Semantic Gap is now available. It covers the state of the art in the fields of ontology evolution and information extraction from multimedia, while  promoting the synergy between these two fields, by presenting a sound theoretical framework as well as concrete examples of applications.

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