Submission deadline for research papers is approaching!

Reminder: Submission of Papers – SUMAC 2021, 20.10.2021

Deadline for Submission of papers: 30 July 2021
Acceptance Notification: 26 August 2021
Camera Ready Submission: 2 September 2021
Workshop Date: 20 October 2021!

Already for the 3rd time the team around Valerie Gouet-Brunet (IGN France/Université Gustave Eiffel/TMO executive board) organises a workshop on Structuring and Understanding of Multimedia heritAge Contents (SUMAC) staged within the frame of the international conference ACM Multimedia 2021 in Chengdu, China, from 20. – 24. October 2021.

The workshop is meant to act as an international stage for the presentation and discussion of the latest and most significant trends in the analysis, structuring and understanding of multimedia contents dedicated to the valorization of heritage, with emphasis on the unlocking of and access to the Big Data of the Past.

Submission of Papers

You are most welcome to contribute your research papers for the following (but not limited to) topics:

  • Multimedia and cross-domain data interlinking and recommendation
  • Dating and spatialisation of historical data
  • Mixed media data access and indexing
  • Deep learning in adverse conditions (transfer learning, learning with side information, etc.)
  • Multi-modal time series analysis, evolution modelling
  • Multi-modal and multi-temporal data rendering
  • Heritage – Building Information Modelling, Art Virtualisation
  • HCI / Interfaces for large-scale datasets
  • Smart digitisation of massive quantities of data
  • Bench-marking, Open Data Movement
  • Generative modelling of cultural heritage

Like in the previous year, the organisers and committee will award a prize of 500 euros for the best article, chosen by a selected jury and to be announced at the end of the workshop. The award is co-sponsored by the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen, the French Mapping Agency (IGN) and the French National Research Agency (ANR, Alegoria project).

Submission formats

All submissions must be original work not under review at any other workshop, conference, or journal. The workshop will accept papers describing completed work as well as work in progress. One submission format is accepted: full paper, which must follow the formatting guidelines of the main conference ACM MM 2021. Full papers should be from 6 to 8 pages (plus 2 additional pages for the references), encoded as PDF and using the ACM Article Template. For paper guidelines, please visit the conference website, and refer to the ‘Paper Format’ under ‘Submission Instructions’.

Peer Review and publication in the ACM Digital Library

Paper submissions must conform with the “double-blind” review policy. All papers will be peer-reviewed by experts in the field, they will receive at least two reviews. Acceptance will be based on relevance to the workshop, scientific novelty, and technical quality. Depending on the number, maturity and topics of the accepted submissions, the work will be presented via oral or poster sessions. The workshop papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library.

Submission Portal

Go to the Submission Portal & in the Author’s Console, create a new submission for the track: “3rd workshop on Structuring and Understanding of Multimedia heritAge Contents”