User Centric Media

First International Conference, UCMedia 2009, Venice, Italy, December 9-11, 2009, Revised Selected Papers

  • Petros Daras
  • Oscar Mayora Ibarra
Conference proceedings UCMEDIA 2009

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12630-7

Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 40)

Table of contents (47 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. UcMedia 2009 - Keynote Speech

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. InterMedia: Towards Truly User-Centric Convergence of Multimedia
      Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Niels A. Nijdam, Seunghyun Han, Dimitris Protopsaltou
      Pages 3-10
  3. UcMedia 2009 - Session 1: User Centric Multimedia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. From Photos to Memories: A User-Centric Authoring Tool for Telling Stories with Your Photos
      Fons Kuijk, Rodrigo Laiola Guimarães, Pablo Cesar, Dick C. A. Bulterman
      Pages 13-20
    3. User-Centric Context-Aware Mobile Applications for Embodied Music Listening
      Antonio Camurri, Gualtiero Volpe, Hugues Vinet, Roberto Bresin, Marco Fabiani, Gaël Dubus et al.
      Pages 21-30
    4. Sync’n’Move: Social Interaction Based on Music and Gesture
      Giovanna Varni, Maurizio Mancini, Gualtiero Volpe, Antonio Camurri
      Pages 31-38
  4. UcMedia 2009 - Session 2: Content in Media Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. From Coach Potatoes to TV Prosumers: Community-Oriented Content Creation for IDTV
      Oscar Mayora-Ibarra, Christian Fuhrhop, Elizabeth Furtado
      Pages 41-49
    3. Innovation in Online Communities – Towards Community-Centric Design
      Petter Bae Brandtzæg, Asbjørn Følstad, Marianna Obrist, David Geerts, Rüdiger Berg
      Pages 50-57
    4. Multimedia Source Management for Remote and Local Edition Environments
      Alejandro González, Ana Cerezo, David Jiménez, José Manuel Menéndez
      Pages 58-66
  5. UcMedia 2009 - Session 3: Multimedia & User Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. In Search of the Uncanny Valley
      Frank E. Pollick
      Pages 69-78
    3. Investigating the Use of the Experience Clip Method
      Jeroen Vanattenhoven, Dries De Roeck
      Pages 79-86
    4. Natural-Language-Based Conversion of Images to Mobile Multimedia Experiences
      Bernhard Reiterer, Cyril Concolato, Hermann Hellwagner
      Pages 87-90
  6. UcMedia 2009 - Session 4: Multimedia Search and Retrieval

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Provision of Multimedia Content Search and Retrieval Services to Users on the Move
      Dimitrios Giakoumis, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Petros Daras, George Hassapis
      Pages 93-100
    3. Ground-Truth-Less Comparison of Selected Content-Based Image Retrieval Measures
      Rafał Fraczek, Michał Grega, Nicolas Liebau, Mikołaj Leszczuk, Andree Luedtke, Lucjan Janowski et al.
      Pages 101-108
    4. Exploiting Complementary Resources for Cross-Discipline Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval
      Virginia Fernandez, Krishna Chandramouli, Ebroul Izquierdo
      Pages 109-116
  7. UcMedia 2009 - Session 5: Interactive TV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the First International Conference, UCMedia 2009, which was held on 9-11 December 2009 at Hotel Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana in Venice, Italy. The conference`s focus was on forms and production, delivery, access, discovery and consumption of user centric media. After a thorough review process of the papers received, 23 were accepted from open call for the main conference and 20 papers for the workshops.


data mining media distribution media retrieval media value chain multi media search service provider user generated content

Editors and affiliations

  • Petros Daras
    • 1
  • Oscar Mayora Ibarra
    • 2
  1. 1.Informatics and Telematics InstituteCentre for Research and Technology HellasThermi-ThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.CREATE-NETTrentoItalia

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-12629-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-12630-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-8211
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-822X