[ecoop-info] SMAP 2016 - Call for Papers & Special Issues notification

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*11th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization
SMAP 2016 - http://www.smap2016.org

October 20-21, 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece
Organized by: University of Thessaly,Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics
Hosted by: South East European Research Centre (SEERC)

*Aim and topics
SMAP 2016 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
- 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)
- User-generated content mechanisms
- Privacy/Security issues in Social and Personalized Media Applications
- Content customization and adaptation
- Semantic context modelling and extraction
- Context-aware multimedia applications
- Adaptive and personalized multimedia summaries
- Multilingual content navigation
- Social multimedia tagging and multimedia content communities
- Intelligent personalized interfaces
- Social and semantic media collaboration platforms (e.g. semantic wikis)
- Social web economics and business
- Social network aggregation
- Adaptive/Personalized conversational media

*Important dates:
Submission of full papers:     June 30, 2016 (extended, strict!)
Notification of acceptance:    July 29, 2016
Submission of camera ready:    September 9, 2016

As with all previous editions of SMAP, all accepted papers will be published by IEEE in IEEEXplore. 

*Special issues
Extended versions of selected papers will be included in: i) Springer Social Network Analysis and Mining journal (http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/journal/13278/PSE?detailsPage=societies) and ii) Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/computers-and-electrical-engineering/call-for-papers/special-section-on-new-trends-in-humanistic-informatics). 

*Submission guidelines
Analytical submission guidelines are provided in http://smap2016.org/#/submission 
Papers should be directly submitted through the EasyChair conference management system in https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=smap2016 

Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Iraklis Paraskakis, South East European Research Centre, Greece

Steering Committee:
Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Sebastien Laborie, University of Pau - IUT de Bayonne et du Pays Basque, France
Phivos Mylonas, Ionian University, Greece
Nicolas Tsapatsoulis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Manolis Wallace, University of the Peloponnese, Greece

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