Oct 2006 - Dec 2010

ICOS-HD - ANR/ARA « Masse de données »

icos-hd logo ICOS-HD is an “ARA” project of the ANR and is part of the « Masse de données » research program. The partners are the IRISA, Rennes, the LaBRI, Bordeaux, and France Télécom R&D, Lannion.

Topics – Indexing and scalable compression of high-definition video content for storage, access, and streaming.

Dec 2005 - Jan 2009

Wired Smart - ANR/RIAM

Wired Smart is a project of the ANR/RIAM. The partners are RealViz (now AutoDesk), Sophia Antipolis, the ENS, Paris, the CERTIS of the ENPC, Marne-la-Vallée, and Mikros Image, Levallois-Perret.

Topics – Hardware implementation of image and video processing algorithms for special effects.

Sep 2004 - Nov 2008

SEMANA - COST Action 292

cost 292 logo SEMANA is a European COST project on Semantic Multimodal Analysis of Digital Media.

The action chairman is Prof. Ebroul Izquierdo, head of the Multimedia & Vision Research Lab, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.

Topics – Semantic learning and inference, and retrieval mechanisms in a multimodal context.

Dec 2003 - Nov 2007

SIMILAR - Network of Excellence (FP6)

similar logo SIMILAR is a European network of excellence in multimodal interfaces funded under the sixth framework programme (FP6) by the IST programme.

Project manager: Prof. Benoit Macq from Laboratory TELE, Université Catholique de Louvain:UCL, Belgium.

Topics – Information theory, human/machine interaction paradigms and application domains.

May 2002 - Apr 2005

SCHEMA - Network of Excellence (FP5)

reference system screenshot SCHEMA is a European network of excellence in Content-based Semantic Scene Analysis & Information Retrieval funded under the fifth framework programme (FP5) by the IST programme.

Project manager: Dr. Yiannis Kompatsiaris from the Center for Research and Technology • Hellas/Informatics and Telematics Institute:CERTH/ITI, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Reference System – As part of the project, a software platform called “Reference System” was developed in two versions: a version using proprietary visual descriptors and a version integrating MPEG-7 XM descriptors.