The MediaEval 2015 season kicks off with the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark Task Survey. The survey collects the input of the research community about which challenges should be offered by MediaEval in 2015.
The survey can be found at:
Please add your email address to the survey, in order to receive more information specifically about 2015.
MediaEval (http://www.multimediaeval.org) is a benchmarking initiative dedicated to evaluating new algorithms for multimedia access and retrieval. It emphasizes the 'multi' in multimedia and focuses on human and social aspects of multimedia tasks.
MediaEval attracts participants who are interested in multimodal approaches to multimedia involving, e.g., speech recognition, visual analysis, audio analysis, music and musical scores, user-contributed information (tags, comments), viewer affective response, social networks, user privacy, geo-coordinates and crowdsourcing.
The survey asks you questions about the 13 tasks that have been proposed for MediaEval 2015. It will take you about 5 minutes if you fill in only the main questions. It will take about 30 minutes if you choose to answer the additional questions and give comments. We encourage you to answer the additional questions on the tasks that most interest you. Your answers contribute to decisions than are made about the design and implementation of the tasks.
The MediaEval 2015 task list will be finalized and sign up for participation will open at the end of February. Please be sure to fill your email address in on the first page of the survey if you would like to receive a mail when sign up opens.
Our goal is to have the survey filled out by as many researchers as possible in the next three weeks—please pass the survey link along to colleagues in the field of multimedia who might be interested.
Note that the deadline for results submissions this year will be the end of August. The MediaEval 2015 workshop will be held 14-15 September near Dresden, Germany. It is a satellite event of Interspeech 2015, which takes place in Dresden.
For more information see http://www.multimediaeval.org or contact Martha Larson email@example.com with questions.