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SMAP 2012: 7th International Workshop on Semantic and Social
Media Adaptation and Personalization

December 3-4, 2012, Luxembourg-city (Luxembourg)


The Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization
(SMAP) workshop is the evolution of the Semantic Media Adaptation
and Personalization initiative, which was founded during the
summer of 2006 in an effort to discuss the state of the art,
recent advances and future perspectives for semantic media
adaptation and personalization. As social media applications have
substantially transformed the way organizations, communities, and
individuals interact, the scopes of the workshop are now extended
towards this new trend, seeking to bring together researchers
from the social web as well as from the semantic web communities,
under the umbrella of the media adaptation and personalization

After six successful workshops -in Athens, London, Prague, San
Sebastian, Limassol and Vigo-, the SMAP workshop series has
consolidated as a reference event in order to discuss about the
newest advances in the field. The 7th SMAP workshop will be held
in Luxembourg -city, Luxembourg. The 1-track, 2-day conference
aims to provide a platform for exchanging fresh ideas and
expertise, and for obtaining feedback on ongoing research.
Proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society's
Conference Publishing Services (CPS).

SMAP 2012 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Systems, Man, &
Cybernetics Society. It is supported by the IEEE CIS Semantic Web
Task Force and the IEEE-SMC Technical Committee on Intelligent
Internet Systems. Discussions are in progress to get additional
sponsoring from the Fonds National de La Recherche Luxembourg

Keynote speakers
 *   Dr. Lora Aroyo, Associate Professor at the Web and Media
     group, at the Department of Computer Science, VU University
     Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 *   Dr. Vania Dimitrova, Lecturer at the School of Computing,
     University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

Important dates for SMAP 2012
Submission of full papers: 15th June 2012 (extended) Notification
of acceptance: 24th August 2012 Submission of camera ready: TBA
Main Workshop: 3rd - 4th December 2012

All papers presented at the workshop will be published and
indexed by the IEEE Computer Society. Extended versions of
selected papers will be considered for a Special Issue journal
publication TBA.

Aim and topics
SMAP covers different issues of semantic technologies and social
semantic technologies in their use for content creation, media
adaptation and filtering, and user profiling. Topics of interest
include but are not limited to:
 *   Content creation, annotation and modelling for semantic and
     social web.
 *   Semantics-driven indexing and retrieval of multimedia
 *   User modelling and dynamic profiling.
 *   Ontologies and reasoning.
 *   Semantics-based recommender systems: theory and
 *   Web adaptation methods and techniques.
 *   Content customization and adaptation.
 *   Semantic context modelling and extraction.
 *   Context-aware multimedia applications.
 *   Adaptive and personalized multimedia summaries.
 *   Multilingual content navigation.
 *   Social multimedia tagging and multimedia content
 *   Intelligent personalized interfaces.
 *   Multimedia standards.
 *   Hybrid social and semantic approaches to profiling,
     recommendation engines or adaptation systems.
 *   Social multimedia applications (livecasting, audio-video
 *   User-generated content mechanisms.
 *   Adaptive / Personalized conversational media.
 *   Social and semantic media collaboration platforms (e.g.
     semantic wikis).
 *   Social web economics and business.
 *   Social network aggregation.
 *   Privacy/Security issues in social and personalized media

Conference Chairs
 *   Yannick Naudet, Henri Tudor Public Research Centre,
 *   Djamel Khadraoui, Henri Tudor Public Research Centre,
 *   Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Central Greece,

Program Committee
 *   Harry Agius, Brunel University, United Kingdom
 *   Panos Alexopoulos, iSOCO, Spain
 *   Christos Anagnostopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
 *   Christos-Nikolaos Anagnostopoulos, University of the Aegean,
 *   Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Central Greece,
 *   Frederic Andres, University of Advanced Studies, Tokyo,
 *   Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology, Slovak
 *   Yolanda Blanco-Fernandez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
 *   Fernando Bobillo, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
 *   Matt-Mouley Bouamrane, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
 *   Claudia Buzzi, Italian National Research Council, Italy
 *   Silvia Calegari, Universita di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
 *   Ivan Cantador, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
 *   George Caridakis, National Technical University of Athens,
 *   Claudia d'Amato, Universita di Bari, Italy
 *   Mathieu d'Aquin, The Open University, UK
 *   Ernesto Damiani, Universita di Milano, Italy
 *   Martine de Cock, Ghent University, Belgium
 *   Vania Dimitrova, University of Leeds, UK
 *   Mario Doeller, University of Passau, Germany
 *   Muriel Foulonneau, Henri Tudor Public Research Centre,
 *   Panagiotis Germanakos, National & Kapodistrian University of
     Athens, Greece
 *   Andrzej Glowacz, AGH University of Science and Technology,
 *   William I. Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
 *   Rajkumar Kannan, BHC, India
 *   Martin Lopez-Nores, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
 *   Thomas Lukasiewicz, Oxford University, United Kingdom
 *   Kris Luyten, Hasselt University, Belgium
 *   Ilias Maglogiannis, University of Central Greece, Greece
 *   Ferran Marques, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
 *   Trevor Martin, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
 *   Vasileios Mezaris, Centre of Research and Technology Hellas,
 *   Angelos Michalas, Technological Educational Institute of
     Western Macedonia, Greece
 *   Phivos Mylonas, National Technical University of Athens,
 *   Yannick Naudet, Henri Tudor Public Research Centre,
 *   Viviana Patti, Universita di Torino , Italy
 *   Jose J. Pazos-Arias, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
 *   Petr Saloun, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
 *   Miguel Angel Sicilia, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
 *   Evaggelos Spyrou, Technological Educational Institute of
     Lamia, Greece
 *   Petros Stefaneas, National Technical University of Athens,
 *   Zenonas Theodosiou, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
 *   Nicolas Tsapatsoulis, Cyprus University of Technology,
 *   Chrisa Tsinaraki, Technical University of Crete, Greece
 *   Michalis Vafopoulos, National Technical University, Greece
 *   David Vallet, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
 *   Paulo Villegas, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
 *   Manolis Wallace, University of Peloponnese, Greece

Submission Procedure
Each submitted paper will be refereed by at least three members
of the Workshop Program Committee, based on its originality,
significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression.
Submissions must be in English, and can present mature research
or experimental results as well as promising work in progress.
The proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society's
Conference Publishing Services (CPS). Papers must be formatted
according to the CPS formatting guidelines, with a limit of 6
IEEE 2-column style pages, including all figures, tables, and
references. A minimum paper length of 4 IEEE 2-column style pages
is also imposed.

Papers must be submitted electronically through the SMAP 2012


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