LaSIGE @ ACM Multimedia 2016

LaSIGE participated in several ways in this Premier International Conference on Multimedia, that took place on October 15-19 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands:

On October 16, Teresa Chambel participated as Workshop Chair in the AltMM 2016 - 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Alternate Realities, where she also chaired the "Welcome and Introduction" and the "Consumption and Evaluation" sessions.

This first edition of the workshop was very well attended and participative with: a Keynote Talk on "The Sense of Presence:
Exploring Bodily Connections in Social Multimedia Environments" by Prof. Wijnand IJsselsteijn, from the Eindhoven University of Technology, NL; two oral sessions, on "Creation and Design" and "Consumption and Evaluation"; a Demo and Poster session; a Fishbowl Discussion; and the Wrap Up session, with a final discussion and overview.

On October 17, Teresa Chambel was an Invited Speaker at the ACM Multimedia Women's Lunch 2016, focusing on diversity and Being Whole!

In the afternoon, Ricardo Dias presented the demo: PlaylistCreator: An Assisted Approach for Playlist Creation, co-authored by Ricardo Dias, Daniel Gon├žalves, and Manuel J. Fonseca.

Teresa Chambel was PC Chair of the "Multimedia HCI and Quality of Experience" Area. Manuel J. Fonseca and Carlos Duarte were Reviewers for this Area.

Teresa Chambel was also a Reviewer for the Demos track.

This is the Premier International Conference on Multimedia (CORE A*).

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