Tampere University of Technology


Workshop on Image Analysis

For Multimedia Interactive Services

16 - 17 May 2001

Tampere University of Technology

Tampere, Finland




Moncef Gabbouj
Tampere University of Technology

Signal Processing Laboratory
P.O. Box 553
FI-33101 Tampere


Technical Program Committee

J. Astola,

Tampere University of Technology, Finland

A. Bangham,

University of East Anglia, UK

D. Barba,

Universite de Nantes, France

Michel Barlaud,

University of Nice, France

Ebroul Izquierdo,

Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Benoit Macq,

Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

F. Marques,

UPC, Spain

Geoff Morrison,

British Telecom, United Kingdom

F. Pereira,

IST, Portugal

T. Sikora,

HHI, Germany

J.R. Smith

IBM T.J. Watson Research, USA

Michael Strintzis,

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Jukka Yrjänäinen,

Nokia Research Center, Finland


Workshop Management

SuviSoft Ltd.

Tampere, Finland


Local Arrangements

Pasi Reijonen

Elina Orava

Tampere University of Technology

The 3rd European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services will be held on 16 and 17 May 2001 at Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.


The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum for discussing new and recent results on techniques for advanced image analysis and image processing for emerging interactive multimedia services in the context of MPEG-4 and MPEG-7. Active participation from researchers within and from outside of Europe is encouraged in order to preserve its characteristics as a workshop. Authors are invited to submit up to six-page camera-ready paper by the deadline given below. Accepted papers will be published in the Workshop Proceedings.


Areas of interest are targeted for image, video and audio applications and include, but are not limited to:


·         Content-based browsing, indexing and retrieval of images, video and audio

·         Motions, color, texture, shape and other descriptors

·         2-D/3-D feature extraction

·         Relevance feedback

·         Similarity measures

·         Multimedia content analysis and understanding

  • Content generation and manipulation

·         Supervised and unsupervised segmentation of objects in 2-D/3-D image sequences

·         Identification and tracking of regions in scenes

·         Voice/audio assisted image/video segmentation

In submitting papers please take into account the following deadlines


05 March 2001                    Submission of full (camera-ready) papers

15 April 2001                      Notification of acceptance

16-17 May 2001                  Workshop


·        Workshop Venue and Travel Information (updated)

·        Hotel Information

·        Registration (Deadline is 25.4.2001)

·        Program Schedule


Keynote Speakers:

·         Dr. Thomas Sikora, Chair, MPEG-4 Video Group

·         Prof. Philippe Salembier, Chair, MPEG-7 Multimedia Description Scheme Group