SIGMM Records

An interview with Judith Redi

Describe your journey into computing from your youth up to the present. What foundational lessons did you learn from this journey? Why were you initially attracted to multimedia? My path to multimedia was, let’s say, non-linear. I grew up in the Italian educational system, which up until university, is somewhat … Read more

ACM TOMM Special Issues and Special Sections

ACM TOMM journal has launched a new two-year program of SPECIAL ISSUES and SPECIAL SECTIONS on strategic and emerging topics in Multimedia research. Each Special Issue will also include an extended survey paper on the subject of the issue, prepared by the Guest Editors. It will help to highlight trends … Read more

ACM SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

The 2016 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Prof. Dr. Alberto del Bimbo. The award is given in recognition of his outstanding, pioneering and continued research contributions in the areas of multimedia processing, … Read more

Announcement of ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2016

The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present this year’s Rising Star Award in multimedia computing, communications and applications to Dr. Bart Thomee for his significant contributions in the areas of geo-multimedia computing, media evaluation, and open research datasets. The ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award recognizes a … Read more

MPEG Column: 115th MPEG Meeting

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 115th MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland and its press release highlights the following aspects:   MPEG issues Genomic Information Compression and Storage joint Call … Read more

MPEG Column: Press release for the 114th MPEG meeting

Screen Content Coding Makes HEVC the Flexible Standard for Any Video Source San Diego, USA − The 114th MPEG meeting was held in San Diego, CA, USA, from 22 – 26 February 2016 Powerful new HEVC tools improve compression of text, graphics, and animation The 114th MPEG meeting marked the … Read more

New ACM TOMM Policy

As a new policy of ACM TOMM, we are planning to publish three Special Issues per year, starting from 2017. We therefore invite highly qualified scientists to submit proposals for 2017 ACM TOMM Special Issues. Each Special Issue is the responsibility of the Guest Editors. Proposals are accepted until May, … Read more

SIGMM Technical Achievement Award — Call for nominations

SIGMM Technical Achievement Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications AWARD DESCRIPTION This award is presented every year to a researcher who has made significant and lasting contributions to multimedia computing, communication and applications. Outstanding technical contributions through research and practice are recognized. Towards this goal, … Read more

SIGMM Rising Star Award — Call for nominations

SIGMM Rising Star Award AWARD DESCRIPTION Since 2014, ACM SIGMM presents a “Rising Star” Award annually, recognizing a young researcher – an individual either no older than 35 or within 7 years of PhD – who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of multimedia computing, communication and applications … Read more

SIGMM PhD Thesis Award — Call for nominations

SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Award Description This award will be presented at most once per year to a researcher whose PhD thesis has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications, or gives direct evidence of such impact. A … Read more

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