Conference Program
Wednesday, 6 December 2006
09:30 - 11:00 LSAS SEMPS Tutorial 1
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
11:30 - 13:00 LSAS SEMPS Tutorial 1
13:00 - 14:00 LunchRoom: Aspasia
14:00 - 15:30 LSAS SEMPS Tutorial 2 Tutorial 3
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
16:00 - 17:30 LSAS SEMPS Tutorial 2 Tutorial 3
09:00 - 11:00 Industry Day
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 13:00 Industry Day
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 Industry Day
19:30 - 22:00 Cocktail ReceptionRoom: Lobby
19:30 - 22:00 Poster & Demo Session 1Room: Aristotelis A&B     [     = Includes a demonstration]
  • Mind the Gap - Requirements for the Combination of Content and Knowledge
    Tobias Buerger, Rupert Westenthaler
    Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft, Austria
  • Indexing Camera Motion with Knowledge Integration of the Quality of the Encoded Video Stream
    Petra Krämer, Jenny Benois-Pineau, Marta Gràcia Pla
    LaBRI, University of Bordeaux, France
  • 3D Shape Annotation and Retrieval using Ontology
    Quang-Huy, Bui, Minh-Nam, Phuong
    Public Security Ministry, VietNam
  • A Spatial Algebra for Multimedia Document Adaptation
    Sébastien Laborie, Jérôme Euzenat, Nabil Layaïda
    INRIA Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Imaging Words – Wording Images
    Adrian Popescu, Gregory Grefenstette, Christophe Millet, Pierre-Alain Moëllic, Patrick Hède
    Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, France
  • Cepstral Polynomial Regression for Sequential Detection of Impulsive Waveform in Video Sound-track
    Cyril Hory, Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information, France
    William Christmas, University of Surrey, UK
    Anil Kokaram, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
  • Semantic Human 3D Shapes Annotation for Animation
    Fabien Dellas, Laurent Moccozet, Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann,
    University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Giuseppe Patane, Michela Mortara, Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno
    IMATI CNR, Italy
  • Living with the Semantic Gap: Experiences and Remedies in the Context of Medical Imaging
    Yannis Kalfoglou, Srinandan Dasmahapatra, David Dupplaw, Bo Hu, Paul Lewis, Nigel Shadbolt
    University of Southampton, UK
  • Combining Color with Spatial and Temporal Position of the Endoscopic Capsule for Improved Topographic Classification and Segmentation
    Miguel Coimbra, Jacek Kustra, Paulo Campos, João Paulo Silva Cunha
    IEETA-Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
  • Exploiting Spatial Variability for Disparity Estimation
    Maria Trujillo, Universidad del Valle
    Ebroul Izquierdo, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Using Context and a Genetic Algorithm for Knowledge-Assisted Image Analysis
    Stamatia Dasiopoulou, George Th. Papadopoulos,
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Phivos Mylonas, Yannis Avrithis, ,
    National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
  • A multimodal approach to bridge the Music Semantic Gap
    Oscar Celma, Perfecto Herrera, Xavier Serra
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
  • Uncertainty Extensions to Ontologies as a Tool for Semantic Interpretation in Audiovisual Systems
    Pavel Smrz, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
    Miroslav Vacura, Ondrej Svab
    University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Semantically Exposing Existing Knowledge Repositories: A Case Study in Cultural Heritage
    Denis Pitzalis, Centre de Recherche et Restauration des Musées de France, France
    Patrick Sinclair, University of Southampton, UK
    Christian Lahanier, Centre de Recherche et Restauration des Musées de France, France Kirk Martinez, University of Southampton, UK
    Matthew Addis, IT Innovation Centre, UK
    Paul Lewis, University of Southampton, UK
    Richard Lowe, IT Innovation Centre, UK
    Shahbaz Hafeez, University of Southampton, UK
  • Extensibility of Adaptation Capabilities in the CAIN Content Adaptation Engine
    Javier Molina, Jose M. Martinez, Victor Valdes, Fernando Lopez
    Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Using Local Region Semantics for Concept Detection in Video
    Evaggelos Spyrou, George Koumoulos, Yannis Avrithis, Stefanos Kollias
    National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • The Design of “intelligence” for the Management of Personal Multimedia Content
    Patricia Charlton, Jonathan Teh
    Motorola Labs, UK
  • Evaluation of a Video Annotation Tool Based on the LSCOM Ontology
    Emilie Garnaud, Institut EURECOM, France
    Alan Smeaton, Markus Koskela
    Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Connecting Foundational Ontologies with MPEG-7 Ontologies for Multimodal QA
    Massimo Romanelli, Daniel Sonntag, Norbert Reithinger
    DFKI, Germany
  • Rule-based Reasoning for Semantic Image Segmentation and Interpretation
    Petr Berka, University of Economics, Prague, Czech
    Thanos Athanasiadis, Yannis Avrithis
    National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • A Framework for Integrating and Evaluating Automatic Region-based Segmentation Algorithms
    Kevin McGuinness, Gordon Keenan, Tomasz Adamek, Noel O'Connor
    Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Automatic Text Searching for Personal Photos
    Neil O'Hare, Hyowon Lee, Saman Cooray, Cathal Gurrin, Gareth Jones, Jovanka Malobabic, Noel O'Connor, Alan Smeaton, Bartlomiej Uscilowski
    Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Squiggle: A Semantic Search Engine at Work
    Irene Celino, Andrea Turati, Emanuele Della Valle, Dario Cerizza
    CEFRIEL Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • MediaMill: Video Search Using a Thesaurus of 500 Machine Learned Concepts
    Cees G.M. Snoek, Marcel Worring, Bouke Huurnink, Jan. C. van Gemert, Koen E.A. van de Sande, Dennis C. Koelma, Ork de Rooij
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Thursday, 7 December 2006
Room: Erechthion
08:30 - 09:15
09:15 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:15
Invited keynote talk — Alan Smeaton
Chair: Steffen Staab
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
10:45 - 12:25
Oral Session 1: Semantic Multimedia Indexing
Chair: Ebroul Izquierdo
12:25 - 13:45 LunchRoom: Aspasia
13:45 - 14:30
Invited keynote talk — Guus Schreiber
Chair: Stefanos Kollias
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
14:45 - 16:00
Oral Session 2: Multimedia Semantics
Chair: Lynda Hardman
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
16:30 - 17:45
Oral Session 3: Semantic Multimedia Access and Retrieval
Chair: Keith van Rijsbergen
20:30 - 23:30
Conference Dinner
Friday, 8 December 2006
Room: Erechthion
09:15 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:15
Invited talk — Roberto Cencioni
Chair: Paola Hobson
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
10:45 - 12:25
Chair: Yannis Avrithis
12:25 - 14:30 LunchRoom: Lobby
12:25 - 14:30 Special Poster & Demo Session: ProjectsRoom: Aristotelis B   [     = Includes a demonstration]
  • IP-Racine Metadata Implementation Integration in the Digital Cinema Workflow
    Josep Blat, University Pompeu Fabra, Italy
    Benoit Michel, XDC, Belgium
    Werner Haas, Joanneum Research Institute, Austria
  • PATExpert: Semantic Processing of Patent Documentation
    Leo Wanner, ICREA and Foundation Barcelona Media, Spain
    Sören Brügmann, Industrie Software J. Brugmann, Germany,
    Barrou Diallo, European Patent Office
    Mark Giereth, University of Stuttgart, Germany
    Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Emanuele Pianta, ITC/IRST, Italy
    Gautam Rao, IALE, Spain
    Pia Schöster, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany
  • EU-IST Project Live: Live Staging of Media Events
    Joachim Köhler, Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
    Richard Wages, University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany
    Carmen Mac Williams, Academy of Media Arts (KHM), Germany
    Heike Fischer, Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
  • SALERO: Semantic Audiovisual Entertainment Reusable Objects
    Werner Haas, Georg Thallinger,
    Joanneum Research Institute, Austria
    Pedro Cano, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Italy
    Charlie Cullen, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
    Tobias Bürger, DERI at University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • PHAROS: Platform for Search of Audiovisual Resources Across Online Spaces
    Stefan Debald, Fast Search & Transfer ASA (FAST), Norway
    Wolfang Nejdl, L3S Research Center, Germany
    Francesco Saverio Nucci, Engineering SpA, Italy
    Raluca Paiu, L3S Research Center, Germany
    Michel PluFrance Telecom R&D, France
  • Multimedia Content Processing and Retrieval in the REVEAL THIS Setting
    Stelios Piperidis, Harris Papageorgiou, Katerina Pastra,
    Institute of Language and Speech Processing, Greece
    Thomas Netousek, SAIL Labs Technology AG
    Eric Gaussier, Xerox - The Document Company
    Tinne Tuytelaars, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven R&D
    Fabio Crestani, University of Strathclyde
    Francis Bodson, BeTV SA, UK
  • An Overview of the PENG Project
    Gabriella Pasi, DISCO, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Gloria Bordogna, IDPA, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Dalmine (Bg), Italy
  • X-Media: Large Scale Knowledge Acquisition, Sharing and Reuse Across-Media
    Fabio Ciravegna, University of Sheffield, UK
    Steffen Staab, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
  • AIM@SHAPE: Research Advantages and Future Contributions
    Bianca Falcidieno, Michela Spagnuolo,
    CNR, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Information Technology
    Marios Pitikakis, George Vasilakis,
    Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
    Alejandra Garcia-Rojas, Laura Papaleo
    DISI, Università di Genova, Italy
  • Personal Navigation in the World of News
    Nikos Sarris, ATC, Greece
    Paulo Villegas, Telefonica I+D, Spain
    Martin Pinkerneil, Jochen Spangenberg,
    Deutsche Welle, Germany
    Jérôme Picault, Motorola SAS, France
  • An Approach to Self-Annotating Content
    Adrian Matellanes, Motorola Ltd., UK
    Freddy Snijder, Philips Research, The Netherlands
    Barbara Schmidt-BelzFraunhofer-FIT, Germany
  • Knowledge Space of Semantic Inference for Automatic Annotation and retrieval of Multimedia Content – K-Space
    Craig Stewart, Ebroul Izquierdo
    Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Sergios Petridis, Nicolas Tsapatsoulis
14:30 - 15:15
Invited talk — Luis Rodriguez-Rosello
Chair: Jose M. Martinez
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee BreakRoom: Lobby
15:45 - 17:00
Oral Session 4: Towards 3D in Semantic Multimedia
Chair: Paul Lewis