Topics of Interest

Topics of interest to the CBMI community include (but are not limited to) the following:

Multimedia Content Analysis and Indexing:

  • Media content analysis and mining
  • AI/ML approaches for content understanding
  • Multimodal and cross-modal indexing
  • Activity recognition and event-based multimedia indexing and retrieval 
  • Multimedia information retrieval (image, audio, video, text)
  • Conversational search and question-answering systems
  • Multimedia recommendation
  • Multimodal analytics, summarization, visualization, organization and browsing of multimedia content
  • Multimedia verification (e.g., multimodal fact-checking, deep fake analysis)
  • Large multimedia models, large language models and vision language models
  • Explainability in multimedia learning
  • Large scale multimedia database management
  • Evaluation and benchmarking of multimedia retrieval systems

Multimedia User Experiences:

  • Extended reality (AR/VR/MR) interfaces
  • Mobile interfaces
  • Presentation and visualization tools
  • Affective adaptation and personalization
  • Relevance feedback and interactive learning

Applications of Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval:

  • Multimedia and sustainability
  • Healthcare and medical applications
  • Cultural heritage and entertainment applications
  • Educational and social applications
  • Egocentric, wearable and personal multimedia
  • Applications to forensics, surveillance and security
  • Environmental and urban multimedia applications
  • Earth observation and astrophysics


Call for Regular Papers

The organisers of CBMI 2024 call for novel and original research papers that are addressing the topics of interests. We encourage contributions both on theoretical aspects and applications of CBMI in the new era of Artificial Intelligence. Authors are invited to submit previously unpublished research papers highlighting significant contributions addressing these topics. In addition, special sessions on specific technical aspects or application domains are planned.

Authors can submit full papers (6 pages + references) or short papers (4 pages + references).
Submissions to CBMI are peer reviewed in a single blind process and the language of the conference is English. For full details on submission process see the submission guidelines.

Authors of high-quality papers accepted to the conference may be invited to submit extended versions of their contributions to a special journal issue in MTAP.


Call for Special Sessions Papers

The organisers of CBMI 2024 call for novel and original research papers that are relevant for the following special sessions (title links to a detailed description of each session):

The special session papers should be no longer than 6 pages + references and submissions will be evaluated in a single blind review process. The language of the CBMI conference is English.
For full details on submission process see the submission guidelines.


Call for Demonstrations

We invite authors to report on novel and compelling demonstrations in all topic areas of CBMI. Demonstration papers are subject to peer review according to criteria such as novelty, interestingness, applications of or enhancements to state-of-the-art, and potential impact.

The length of the papers should be up to 4 pages. An additional 1-2 pages should be appended to the paper that illustrate how the demo will be conducted on-site at CBMI. This additional content will not be published in the conference proceedings, should the submission be accepted. The submissions are peer-reviewed in a single-blind process. For full details on submission process seeĀ the submission guidelines.

Presenters are expected to bring the necessary equipment (computers, etc.) themselves. The conference will provide a table, power outlet, screen, wireless (shared) internet and a poster board. If you have special needs (e.g., more space), please include a related note in your demo submission.