Searching and Finding in Large Video Collections
Marcel Worring received the MSc degree (honors) and PhD degree, both in computer science, from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1988 and the University of Amsterdam in 1993, respectively. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Amsterdam. His interests are in multimedia search and systems. He is leading the MediaMill team which has been succesful in the last years in the TRECVID benchmark. Methods are applied to visual search in broadcast archives as well as in the field of Forensic Intelligence. He has published over 100 scientific papers and serves on the program committee of several international conferences. He is the chair of the IAPR TC12 on Multimedia and Visual Information Systems, associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and of Pattern Analysis and Applications journal, general chair of the 2007 ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval in Amsterdam and co-organizer of the first and second VideOlympics.