[ecoop-info] SMAP 2017 Call for Papers

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12th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization
SMAP 2017 - http://www.smap2017.org
July 9-10, 2017, Bratislava, Slovakia
Collocated with UMAP 2017
Organized by Foundation for Development of Informatics

*Important dates:
Special Session proposals:     January 20, 2017
Special Session approval:     January 27, 2017
Submission of full papers:     February 26, 2017
Notification of acceptance:     April 27, 2017
Submission of camera ready:     May 18, 2017
SMAP 2017 Workshop:     July 9-10, 2017

*Aim and topics
SMAP 2017 aims to address several issues of semantic and social multimedia technologies and their use in content creation, media adaptation and user profiling. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Content creation, annotation and modelling for semantic and social web 
- Computational intelligence for media adaptation and personalization
- Semantics-driven indexing and retrieval of multimedia contents
- User modelling and dynamic profiling
- Ontologies and reasoning
- Multimedia standards
- Semantics-based recommender systems: theory and applications
- Web adaptation methods and techniques
- Hybrid social and semantic approaches to profiling, recommendation engines or adaptation systems
- Social multimedia applications (livecasting, audio-video sharing)
- Social multimedia tagging and multimedia content communities
- User-generated content mechanisms
- Privacy/Security issues in Social and Personalized Media Applications
- Privacy preserving data mining and social networks
- Content customization and adaptation
- Semantic context modelling and extraction
- Context-aware multimedia applications
- Adaptive and personalized multimedia summaries
- Multilingual content navigation
- Intelligent personalized interfaces
- Social and semantic media collaboration platforms (e.g. semantic wikis)
- Social web economics and business
- Social network aggregation
- Social data analytics
- Social data mining
- Adaptive/Personalized conversational media

In addition, SMAP 2017 seeks special sessions proposals addressing emerging issues in all above aspects that will complement the regular program. Authors will have the opportunity to present their work in short papers that will appear in the official SMAP 2017 workshop proceedings.

As with all previous editions of SMAP, all accepted papers are planned to be published by IEEE in IEEEXplore. Based on the quality of the work presented and its estimated potential selected papers will be invited for consideration, in a revised and extended form, for inclusion in an additional journal publication.

*Submission guidelines
Each submitted paper will be refereed by at least three members of the SMAP 2017 Program Committee, based on its relevance, originality, significance, technical soundness and clarity of expression. Submissions must be in English, and can present mature research or experimental results as well as promising work in progress. Papers must be formatted according to the IEEE 2-column conference article style, with a limit of 6 pages, including all figures, tables and references. A minimum paper length of 4 pages is also imposed. 

Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Marian Simko, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Thessaly
Iraklis Paraskakis, The University of Sheffield, International Faculty  CITY College, Greece

Sebastien Laborie, University of Pau

Milena Zeithamlova, Action M Agency

Patrik Hlavac, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Thessaly
Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Sébastien Laborie, University of Pau
Martin Lopez-Nores, University of Vigo
Phivos Mylonas, Ionian University
Yannick Naudet, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Nicolas Tsapatsoulis, Cyprus University of Technology
Manolis Wallace, University of the Peloponnese

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