CBMI 2014

12th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing

Call for Papers

conference-logosFollowing the eleven successful previous events of CBMI (Toulouse 1999, Brescia 2001, Rennes 2003, Riga 2005, Bordeaux 2007, London 2008, Chania 2009, Grenoble 2010, Madrid 2011, Annecy 2012, and Veszprem 2013), the 12th International Content Based Multimedia Indexing Workshop aims to bring together communities involved in all aspects of content-based multimedia indexing, retrieval, browsing and presentation. CBMI 2014 will take place in Klagenfurt, in the very south of Austria from June 18th to June 20th 2014. CBMI 2014 is organized in cooperation with IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and ACM SIG Multimedia. Topics of the workshop include but are not limited to visual indexing, audio and multi-modal indexing, multimedia information retrieval, and multimedia browsing and presentation. Additional special sessions are planned in  the fields of endoscopic videos and images and multimedia metadata.


Topics of interest, grouped in technical tracks, include, but are not limited to:

Visual Indexing

  • Visual indexing (image, video, graphics)
  • Visual content extraction
  • Identification and tracking of semantic regions
  • Identification of semantic events

Audio and Multi-modal Indexing

  • Audio indexing (audio, speech, music)
  • Audio content extraction
  • Multi-modal and cross-modal indexing
  • Metadata generation, coding and transformation
  • Multimedia information retrieval

Multimedia retrieval (image, audio, video, …)

  • Matching and similarity search
  • Content-based search
  • Multimedia data mining
  • Multimedia recommendation
  • Large scale multimedia database management

Multimedia Browsing and Presentation

  • Summarization, browsing and organization of multimedia content
  • Personalization and content adaptation
  • User interaction and relevance feedback
  • Multimedia interfaces, presentation and visualization tools

Paper submission

Authors are invited to submit full-length and special session papers of 6 pages and short (poster) and demo papers of 4 pages maximum. All peer-reviewed, accepted and registered papers will be published in the CBMI 2014 workshop proceedings  to be indexed and distributed by the IEEE Xplore. The submissions are peer reviewed in single blind process, the language of the workshop is English.

Best papers of the conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their contributions to a special issue of Multimedia Tools and Applications journal (MTAP).

Important dates:

  • Full paper submission deadline: February 16, 2014 extended to February 28, 2014
  • Demo paper submission deadline: March 7, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance: April 4, 2014
  • Camera-ready papers due: April 14, 2014 extended to May 5, 2014
  • Author registration: April 14, 2014 extended to May 5, 2014
  • Early registration: May 25, 2014


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