September 13th

Palazzo Ducale

17.00 Welcome address

17.30 Session 1: Emerging Media Digital Libraries


Bringing Mobile Map-Based Access to Digital Audio to the End User
Andreas Rauber
Technical University Wien, A

A System for the Automatic Identification of Music Works
Nicola Orio
Università di Padova, I


Shape Indexing through Laplacian Spectra

Fatih Demirci, Remco C. Veltkamp, Reinier van Leuken
University of Utrecht, NL

A Framework of Calculus on Facial Surfaces

Chafik Samir1, Mohamed Daoudi1, Anuj Srivastava2
1 GET/Telecom Lille1, LIFL , F
2 Florida State University Tallahassee, USA

19.10 Closing

Il Baluardo

20.00 Invited LECTURE Web Scale Multimedia Data Management Challenges and Remedies Edward Chang Google Research , China

20.45 Dinner

September 14th

Palazzo Ducale

9.00 SESSION 2: Image Digital Libraries - Chair: C. Grana, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia


A Semiotic Framework for the Semantics of Digital Multimedia Learning Objects
Michael May
Technical University of Denmark, DK

On the Scalability and Adaptability for Multimodal Retrieval and Annotation
Z. Zhang1, Z. Guo1, C. Faloutsos2, E.P. Xing2, J.-Y. Pan3
1 SUNY Binghamton, USA
2 School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
3 Google Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Clustering by Random Projections: Application to Image Segmentation
Thiery Urruti, Chabane Djeraba, dan A. Simovici
Telecom Lille1, LIFL , F

10.15 Coffee Break

10.30 SESSION 3: Video Digital Libraries - Chair: M. Bertini, Università di Firenze


Semantic Video Search
A.W.M. Smeulders, J.C. van Gemert, B. Huurnink, D.C. Koelma, O. de Rooij,
K.E.A. van de Sande, C.G.M. Snoek, C.J. Veenman, M. Worring
University of Amsterdam, NL

Recording, Indexing, Summarizing, and Accessing Meeting Videos: an Overview of the AMI Project
Alejandro Jaimes1, Herve Bourlard1, and Steve Renals2
1 IDIAP Resarch Institute, SW
2 University of Edinburgh, UK

Fast and Effective Features for Recognizing Recurring Video Clips in Very Large Databases
Ina Döhring, Rainer Lienhart
Universitat Augsburg, D

Object-Based Indexing of Compressed Video Content: from SD to HD Video
C. Morand, J. Benois-Pineau, J.-Ph. Domenger and B. Mansencal
LaBRI, UMR CNRS/Universitè Bordeaux1, F

12.10 Quick Lunch

13.15 Open Session: Present and Future of Audio-visual Digital Libraries Applications

A. del Bimbo - Università di Firenze, I
M. Lunghi - Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, I

M-L Viaud - Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, F
R. Sejko - Istituto Luce, I
J. Oomen - Beeld en Geluid, NL
C. Dosch - Institut für Rundfunktechnik, D
A.W.M. Smeulders - University of Amsterdam, NL
N. Boujemaa - INRIA Roquencourt, F
J. Lomas - Engineering SpA, I
F. Gualtieri - Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, I

15.30 SESSION 4: Digital Libraries Access and Retrieval

3D Object Digital Libraries
Image Digital Libraries
Video Digital Libraries


Distributed Multimedia Digital Libraries on Peer-to-peer Network
Edoardo Ardizzone; Luca Gatani; Marco La Cascia; Giuseppe Lo Re; Marco Ortolani
Università di Palermo, I

DelosDLMS – a Next-generation Digital Library Management System
Gert Brettlecker1, Paola Ranaldi1,2, Heiko Schuldt1
1 University of Basel, SW
2 University of Constance, D


A Novel Prototype for Documentation and Retrieval of 3D Objects
Efstathios Onasoglou, Athanasios Mademlis, Katsikas Dimitrios, Petros Daras, Michael Strintzis
Informatics and Telematics Institute Thessaloniki, GR

Using Geodesic Distances for 2D-3D and 3D-3D Face Recognition
Stefano Berretti, Alberto Del Bimbo, Pietro Pala, Francisco Jose Silva Mata
Università di Firenze, I


Region-based Image Indexing and Retrieval Inspired by Text Search
Giuseppe Amato, Vanessa Magionami, Pasquale Savino

Combining Features for Image Retrieval by Concept Lattice Querying and Navigation
Giuseppe Amato, Carlo Meghini

Design and Development of a Digital Archive of Illuminated Manuscripts
Maristella Agosti, Nicola Ferro, Nicola Orio
Università di Padova, I

Digitization and Multispectral Analysis of Historical Books and Archival Documents: Two Exemplary Cases
Giuseppe Maino
ENEA C.R. E. Clemente, Bologna, I

Facial Expression Recognition: a Fully Integrated Approach
Roberto Valenti, Nicu Sebe, Theo Gevers
University of Amsterdam, NL


K-Space Content Management and Retrieval System
Ebroul Izquierdo, Krishna Chandramouli, Marcin Grzegorzek, and Tomas Piatrik
Queen Mary, University of London, UK

A Video-Browsing-Enhanced Personal Video Recorder
Ajay Divakaran1, Isao Otsuka2
1 Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, USA
2 ATC, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kyoto, J

Semantic Video Segmentation using Probabilistic Relaxation
Arne Jacobs, George Ioannidis
Univrersitat Bremen, D

Hybrid Ontology and Visual-based Retrieval for Cultural Heritage Multimedia Libraries
Stefanos Vrochidis, Charalambos Doulaverakis, Lambros Makris, Anastasios Gounaris,
Evangelia Nidelkou, Ioannis Kompatsiaris and Michael G. Strintzis
Informatics and Telematics Institute Thessaloniki, GR

Improving the Accuracy of Automatic Tennis Video Annotation by High Level Grammar
W.J. Christmas, I. Kolonias, J. Kittler and F. Yan
University of Surrey, UK

Sports Video Annotation using Enhanced HSV Histogram in Multimedia Ontologies
M. Bertini1, A. Del Bimbo1, C. Torniai1, C. Grana2, R. Vezzani2, R. Cucchiara2
1 Università di Firenze, 2Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, I

17.00 Closing