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Wednesday 2nd April


The ICMR 2014 conference will be held at the Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT), University of Glasgow. The location address is Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT), Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT. It can be accessed from the Dumbarton Road (behind the NHS Western Infirmary) or from University Avenue. It is marked as B9 in the campus map.


Opening Conference Opening – Chair: Stefan Rueger
09:00 – 09:15 Introduction and welcome
09:15 – 10:30 Keynote talk – Susanne Boll (University of Oldenburg, Germany)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Morning Session 1: Event Detection – Chair: Mohan Kankanahalli
 11:00 – 12:40 Jiawei Chen, Yin Cui, Guangnan Ye, Dong Liu and Shih-Fu Chang Event-Driven Semantic Concept Discovery by Exploiting Weakly Tagged Internet Images
Shirahama Kimiaki, Marcin Grzegorzek and Kuniaki Uehara Multimedia Event Detection Using Hidden Conditional Random Fields
Amirhossein Habibian, Thomas Mensink and Cees Snoek Composite Concept Discovery for Zero-Shot Video Event Detection
Nikolaos Gkalelis and Vasileios Mezaris Video event detection using generalized subclass discriminant analysis and linear support vector machines
12:40-14:00 Lunch (on your own)
Afternoon Special Session (Harvesting and Analyzing Live Social Media Data) – Chair: Tat-Seng Chua
14:00 – 15:40 Yue Gao, Fanglin Wang, Huanbo Luan and Tat-Seng Chua Brand Data Gathering From Social Media Streams
Yun Yang, Peng Cui, Wenwu Zhu and Shiqiang Yang Emotionally Representative Image Discovery for Social Events
Zhiyong Cheng and Jialie Shen Just-for-Me: An Adaptive Personalization System for Location-Aware Social Music Recommendation
Lu Jiang, Yajie Miao, Yi Yang, Lan Zhenzhong and Alex Hauptmann A Closer Look at Viral Videos on YouTube: Characteristics and Peak Day Forecast
Minh-Son Dao, Siripen Pongpaichet, Laleh Jalali, Kyoungsook Kim, Ramesh Jain and Koji Zettsu A Real-time Complex Event Discovery Platform for Cyber-Physical-Social Systems
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 18:00 Session 2: Image Retrieval and Browsing – Chair: Alberto Del Bimbo
Joan Guisado-Gámez, David Dominguez-Sal and Josep L. Larriba-Pey Massive Query Expansion by Exploiting Graph Knowledge Bases for Image Retrieval
Qingjun Luo, Shiliang Zhang, Tiejun Huang, Wen Gao and Qi Tian Superimage: Packing Semantic-Relevant Images for Indexing and Retrieval
Giulia Fanti, Matthieu Finiasz, Gerald Friedland and Kannan Ramchandran Toward efficient, privacy-aware media classification on public databases
Luming Zhang, Yi Yang and Roger Zimmermann Discriminative Cellets Discovery for Fine-Grained Image Categories Retrieval
Roman Ganhör Athmos: Focus+Context for Browsing in Mobile Thumbnail Collections
19:00 – 20:30 Welcome reception (Glasgow City Chambers)
20:30 – Late The Corinthian Club (191 Ingram St, City Centre, Glasgow G1 1DA). 2 minutes walk from the Glasgow City Chambers.
NOTE: Please bring identification (passport or driving license) as you may need this to enter.

For buses to the reception, please meet outside the Wolfson Medical Building on University Avenue at 18:30. There will be no return bus.

Keynote: “User Experience and Multimedia Content”

Prof. Dr. Susanne Boll is Professor of Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Oldenburg, in Germany. She serves on the executive board of the OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, in Oldenburg, where she heads many national and international research projects in multimedia information retrieval and intelligent user interfaces. She also serves as the scientific head of the Human-Machine Interaction technology cluster at OFFIS.

Prof. Dr. Boll earned a doctorate with distinction at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria. Her research interests lie in the field of semantic retrieval of digital media, context-aware and location-based mobile systems, and intelligent user interfaces. She is a member of the editorial board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Multimedia Magazine and associate editor of the Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP).

During the last 10 years, Prof. Dr. Boll’s scientific results have been published in extremely competitive peer-reviewed international conferences, such as CHI, Pervasive, and MobileHCI, as well as internationally recognized journals. She has published more than 180 articles in competitive conferences, workshops, journals and books; served as a member on the technical program committees of more than 150 renowned conferences and workshops; and successfully acquired, led, and managed 27 national and international projects.