5th International Workshop on Image Analysis
for Multimedia Interactive Services

April 21-23, 2004, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal

Invited Speakers


Face Recognition by Human and by Computer: Two Sides of the Same Coin, or Not
by Tsuhan Chen,
Carnegie Mellon University, USA

The Sense and Nonsense of Watermarking
by Ton Kalker,
Philips Research Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Wavelet Video Coding
 by Jens-Rainer Ohm,
Aachen University of Technology, Germany



Facial Analysis: Tools and Applications
chaired by Joern Ostermann,
Technical University Hannover, Germany

Segmentation and Indexing: Where are we?
chaired by Moncef  Gabbouj
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Image and Video Analysis: Trends and Challenges
chaired by Touradj Ebrahimi,
EPFL, Switzerland


Semantic-based Multimedia Analysis and Access
Special session organized by: SCHEMA
Confirmed participant FP6 IST projects: aceMedia, Metokis, MediaNet, VISNET, PrestoSpace, DirectInfo and CHIL


The International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS) is one of the main international fora for the presentation and discussion of the latest technological advances in interactive multimedia services. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry working in all areas of image, video and audio applications, with a special focus on analysis. After Louvain'97, Berlin'99, Tampere'01 and London'03, WIAMIS, from now on held annually, will be organized in 2004 by Instituto Superior Técnico, in the city of Lisbon, Portugal.

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