• "Reranking Methods for Visual Search" by Hsu et al.,
• "Toward Bridging the Annotation-Retrieval Gap in Image Search" by Datta et al.,
• "Tiling Slideshow: An Audiovisual Presentation Method for Consumer Photos" by Chu et al.,
• "Exploring Music Collections like Exploring Landscapes" by Knees et al.,
• "Progressive Cut: An Image Cutout Algorithm that Models User Intentions" by Yang et al., and
• "Scalable, Adaptive Streaming for Nonlinear Media" by Gotz and Mayer-Patel.
Yong Rui serves as the director strategy of the Microsoft China Research and Development Group. Before this role, he spent several years managing the Multimedia Collaboration team at Microsoft Research Redmond. He contributes significantly to various research communities in the areas of computer vision, signal processing, and machine learning. His contribution relevance feedback in image search created a new research area in multimedia. Rui received a BS from Southeast University, an MS from Tsinghua University, and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He's a senior member of both the ACM and the IEEE. He's also an associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technologies. He also holds an Executive Training Certificate from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Ketan Mayer-Patel is an associate professor of computer science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on multimedia systems and networking. Ketan received a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Wolfgang Klas is a professor at the Institute for Distributed and Multimedia Systems at the University of Vienna, Austria, heading the Multimedia Information Systems group. His research interests include multimedia information systems and Internet-based applications. He currently serves on the editorial board of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications.