Call for Papers: PATCH 2012 @ ACM Multimedia 2012 Multimedia by the Crowd,
for the Crowd
October 29, 2012, Nara, Japan
Deadline for submissions: July 1st

In conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2012

The goal of the PATCH2012MM workshop is to gather researchers and
practitioners from different fields, e.g., multimedia retrieval, user
interaction, arts and heritage curation, interface design and user
modeling, in order to showcase novel applications and discuss opportunities
that grow from the connections between users and multimedia systems in the
cultural heritage domain.

For more information on the workshop scope please visit:

Next to the full research papers, we also encourage submissions of position
papers, short papers and demonstrations to enable active discussion of the
open challenges and issues in this area of research. We invite submissions
of work at all stages of development that address any aspects of
personalization in the cultural heritage domain, e.g., papers which
describe work in progress, empirical results, position statements, and
demonstrations of existing systems.

=== Topics ===
- Leveraging human computation, social computing and crowdsourcing to
improve multimedia retrieval and exploration systems in the cultural
heritage domain
- User interaction and interface concepts for personalized access of online
and on-site cultural heritage
- Personalized analytics for single users and (small) groups of users -
Contextualized and context-aware navigation/browsing interfaces
- Presentation of and interaction with personalized multimedia narratives
in digital collections
- Intelligent interfaces for semantically enriched multimedia collections -
New technologies for making groups smarter
- Evaluation or real life use-cases of cultural heritage multimedia

The conference website provides more contextual information regarding the
workshop topics:

=== Submissions ===
Paper submissions should follow the general ACM Multimedia submission
guidelines ( and must
comply with the formatting instructions:

Full papers: max. 10 pages
Position papers: max. 4 pages
Short papers: max. 4 pages
Demo papers: max. 4 pages

All papers should be submitted in PDF format via online submission system:
An international panel of experts will review all submissions. All
categories of papers will be included in printed ACM MM 2012 Conference &
Workshops Compilation Proceedings, and added to the online ACM Digital
Library. Demos need to provide links to the systems presented. Work that
has already been published should not be submitted unless it
introduces a significant addition to the previously published work.

=== Important dates ===
Paper submission: July 1, 2012
Author notification: July 12, 2012
Camera ready: August 15, 2012

=== Organizers ===
- Lora Aroyo, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Johan Oomen, Sound and Vision, The Netherlands
- Stéphane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
- Jeremy Douglass, U. California San Diego, USA

=== Contact ===
Contact chairs at: [log in to unmask]
Twitter: @PATCH_Workshop #PATCH2012MM