SIGMM Records

SIGMM Annual Report (2018)

  Dear Readers, Each year SIGMM, like all ACM SIGs, produces an annual report summarising our activities which includes our sponsored and i-cooperation conferences and also the initiatives we are undertaking to support our community and broaden participation. The report also includes our significant papers, our awards given and the … 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

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

Opinion Column: Privacy and Multimedia

The discussion: multimedia data is affected by new forms of privacy threats, let’s learn, protect, and engage our users. For this edition of the SIGMM Opinion Column, we carefully selected the discussion’s main topic, looking for an appealing and urgent problem arising for our community. Given the recent Cambridge Analytica’s … Read more

Multidisciplinary Community Spotlight: Assistive Augmentation

  Emphasizing the importance of neighboring communities for our work in the field of multimedia was one of the primary objectives we set out with when we started this column about a year ago. In past issues, we gave related communities a voice through interviews and personal accounts. For instance, … Read more

Sharing and Reproducibility in ACM SIGMM

  This column discusses the efforts of ACM SIGMM towards sharing and reproducibility. Apart from the specific sessions dedicated to open source and datasets, ACM Multimedia Systems started to provide official ACM badges for articles that make artifacts available since last year. This year, it has marked a record with … Read more

Socially significant music events

Social media sharing platforms (e.g., YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, and SoundCloud) have revolutionized how users access multimedia content online. Most of these platforms provide a variety of ways for the user to interact with the different types of media: images, video, music. In addition to watching or listening to the media … Read more

JPEG Column: 78th JPEG Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The JPEG Committee had its 78th meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Relevant to its ongoing standardization efforts in JPEG Privacy and Security, JPEG organized a special session to explore how to support blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to past, ongoing and future JPEG family of standards. This is motivated … Read more

MPEG Column: 121st MPEG Meeting in Gwangju, Korea

The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Compact Descriptors for Video Analysis (CDVA) reaches Committee Draft level MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft for metadata and APIs MPEG issues Calls for … Read more

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