ACM SIGMM Rising Stars Symposium

The ACM SIGMM Rising Stars Symposium, inaugurated in 2015, will highlight plenary presentations of six selected rising SIGMM members on their vision and research achievements, and dialogs with senior members about the future of multimedia research.

Date: October 19th, 2016, 16:15-17:45
Organizers: Susanne Boll and Shih-Fu Chang

1. Opportunities and Challenges of Social Media in Personal and Societal Well-Being

Munmun De Choudhury
Georgia Institute of Technology
http://www.munmund.net/index.html
Commentator: Klara Nahrstedt

2. Being Moved by Motion: How Social Science Inspires Multimedia Analysis in the Wild

Hayley Hung
TU Delft
http://homepage.tudelft.nl/3e2t5/
Commentator: Lynn Wilcox

3. Tag Embeddings for Multimedia Retrieval and Description

Xirong Li
Renmin University of China
http://lixirong.net
Commentator: Mohan Kankanhalli

4. Purpose and Repurpose: Lessons from the Concert Stage

Cynthia Liem
TU Delft
http://mmc.tudelft.nl/users/cynthia-liem
Commentator: Gerald Friedland

5. Towards “Wow!” Multimedia Quality of Experience: if you can measure it, you can achieve it

Judith Redi
TU Delft and CWI
https://judithredi.wordpress.com/
Commentator: Carsten Griwodz

6. About Multimedia Presentation Generation and Multimedia Metadata: From Synthesis to Analysis, and Back?

Ansgar Scherp
ZBW — Leibniz-Information Centre for Economics and Kiel University
http://www.ansgarscherp.net/about/
Commentator: Arnold Smeulders