®Kärnten Werbung / Universität Klagenfurt

May 7-9, 2008, Klagenfurt, Austria  


Thank you for attending WIAMIS 2008

Group picture at Magdalensberg during the social event [Picture Gallery]

WIAMIS 2009: http://wiamis2009.qmul.net/

The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS) is one of the main international fora for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in all areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. After Louvain (1997), Berlin (1999), Tampere (2001), London (2003), Lisboa (2004), Montreux (2005), Incheon (2006), and Santorini (2007), WIAMIS 2008 is held at Klagenfurt University, Austria.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

  • Multimedia content analysis and understanding
  • Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio
  • 2D/3D feature extraction
  • Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for audio and video
  • Relevance feedback and learning systems
  • Segmentation of objects in 2D/3D image sequences
  • Identification and tracking of regions in scenes
  • Voice/audio assisted video segmentation
  • Analysis for coding efficiency and increased error resilience
  • Analysis and understanding tools for content adaptation
  • Multimedia content adaptation tools, transcoding and transmoding
  • Content summarization and personalization strategies
  • End-to-end quality of service support for Universal Multimedia Access
  • Semantic mapping and ontologies
  • Multimedia analysis for advanced applications
  • Multimedia analysis hardware and middleware
  • Multimedia standards: MPEG-7 (incl. Query Format), MPEG-21

The proceedings of the workshop will be published by the IEEE Computer Society. Accepted papers will be available through IEEE Xplore™ and through the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library. The format of papers will have to be prepared according to IEEE Computer Society standards. Only IEEE Xplore™-compliant PDF files can be accepted for final paper submissions.