Social Multimedia and Storytelling

July–September 2015

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From the Editor

This special issue touches on many significant aspects of multimedia retrieval, including content analysis and understanding, content- and context-based indexing, search and retrieval, HCI technologies, and image and video summarization and visualization. It converges on the nexus of social multimedia and storytelling around real-world experiences, events, and places. Aside from the challenging research problems in this emerging area, its topics are linked to a host of important commercial and creative applications in sectors such as media, entertainment, arts and culture, sports, and music. Read article »

About IEEE MultiMedia

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

Emotional and Social Signals: A Neglected Frontier in Multimedia Computing?

Emotional and Social Signals: A Neglected Frontier in Multimedia Computing?

Affective computing, social signal processing, multimedia computing – all three fields of study combine in an attempt to take emotional context into account to knit multimedia tech into our lives more deeply than ever before. Read full article »

Multimedia Search: From Relevance to Usefulness

Multimedia Search: From Relevance to Usefulness

To continue advancing search effectiveness, a shift from "relevance" to "query intent" and "user needs" offers an important refinement in focus. Read full article »


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