Large-Scale Geosocial Multimedia

July–September 2014

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With the advance of the Web 2.0 era came an explosive growth of geographical multimedia data shared on social network websites such as Flickr, YouTube, Facebook, and Zooomr. Location-aware media description, modeling, learning, and recommendation in pervasive social media analytics have become a key focus of the recent research in computer vision, multimedia, and signal processing societies. A new breed of multimedia applications that incorporates image/video annotation, visual search, content mining and recommendation, and so on may revolutionize the field. Combined with the popularity of location-aware social multimedia, location context data makes traditionally challenging problems more tractable. This special issue brings together active researchers to share recent progress in this exciting area. This issue highlights the latest developments in large-scale multiple evidence-based learning for geosocial multimedia computing and identifies several key challenges and potential innovations. Read full article »

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IEEE MultiMedia covers multiple media types, used harmoniously together in creating new experiences in areas such as image processing, video processing, audio analysis, text retrieval and understanding, data mining and analysis, and data fusion.

Articles from IEEE MultiMedia

Joint Video and Text Parsing for Understanding Events and Answering Queries

Joint Video and Text Parsing for Understanding Events and Answering Queries

In this article, the authors propose a multimedia analysis framework, based on the probabilistic model, it would be, "a joint parsing system consisting of three modules: video parsing, text parsing, and joint inference. Read full article »

Clustering Faces in Movies Using an Automatically Constructed Social Network

Clustering Faces in Movies Using an Automatically Constructed Social Network

Social media science helps decode the contextual clues between characters to improve face-clustering accuracy in movies. Read full article »

Announcements

Call for Papers

July–September 2015: Social Multimedia and Storytelling: Using Social Media to Capture, Mine, and Recreate Experiences, Events, and Places

July–September 2016: Social Media for Ubiquitous Learning and Adaptive Tutoring

Editor in Chief Search

IEEE MultiMedia is seeking applicants to serve as editor in chief, serving a two-year term starting 1 January 2014. Applicaition deadline is 1 September 2013. Read on for complete details.

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