SIGMM Records

JPEG Column: 80th JPEG Meeting in Berlin, Germany

The 80th JPEG meeting was held in Berlin, Germany, from 7 to 13 July 2018. During this meeting, JPEG issued a record number of ballots and output documents, spread through the multiple activities taking place. These record numbers are very revealing of the level of commitment of JPEG standardisation committee. A strong effort … Read more

MPEG Column: 123rd MPEG Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: MPEG issues Call for Evidence on Compressed Representation of Neural Networks Network-Based Media Processing – MPEG evaluates responses to call for proposal and … Read more

Quality of Experience Column: An Introduction

“Quality of Experience (QoE) is the degree of delight or annoyance of the user of an application or service. It results from the fulfillment of his or her expectations with respect to the utility and / or enjoyment of the application or service in the light of the user’s personality … Read more

Opinion Column: Review Process of ACM Multimedia

  This quarter, our Community column is dedicated to the review process of ACM Multimedia (MM). We report the summary of discussions arisen at various points in time, after the first round of reviews were returned to authors. The core part of the discussion focused on how to improve review … Read more

An interview with Assoc. Prof. Ragnhild Eg

Please describe your journey into research from your youth up to the present. What foundational lessons did you learn from this journey? Why were you initially attracted to multimedia? In high school, I really had no idea what I wanted to study in university. I liked writing, so I first … Read more

Multidisciplinary Column: An Interview with Andrew Quitmeyer

  Could you tell us a bit about your background, and what the road to your current position was? In general, a lot of my background has been motivated by personal independence and trying to find ways to sustain myself. I was a first-generation grad student (which may explain a … Read more

Interview with Dr. Magda Ek Zarki and Dr. De-Yu Chen: winners of the Best MMsys’18 Workshop paper award

The ACM Multimedia Systems conference (MMSys’18) was recently held in Amsterdam from 9-15 June 2018. The conferences brings together researchers in multimedia systems. Four workshops were co-located with MMSys, namely PV’18, NOSSDAV’18, MMVE’18, and NetGames’18. In this post we interview Magda El Zarki and De-Yu Chen, the authors of the best workshop paper entitled “Improving the Quality of 3D Immersive Interactive Cloud-Based Services Over Unreliable Network” that was presented at MMVE’18. Read more

Report from ACM MMSYS 2018 – by Gwendal Simon

While I was attending the MMSys conference (last June in Amsterdam), I tweeted about my personal highlights of the conference, in the hope to share with those who did not have the opportunity to attend the conference. Fortunately, I have been chosen as “Best Social Media Reporter” of the conference, … Read more

JPEG Column: 79th JPEG Meeting in La Jolla, California, U.S.A.

The JPEG Committee had its 79th meeting in La Jolla, California, U.S.A., from 9 to 15 April 2018. During this meeting, JPEG had a final celebration of the 25th anniversary of its first JPEG standard, usually known as JPEG-1. This celebration coincides with two interesting facts. The first was the approval of a … Read more

MPEG Column: 122nd MPEG Meeting in San Diego, CA, USA

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Versatile Video Coding (VVC) project starts strongly in the Joint Video Experts Team MPEG issues Call for Proposals on Network-based Media Processing MPEG … Read more

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