By Alexander G. Hauptmann (auth.), Wee-Kheng Leow, Michael S. Lew, Tat-Seng Chua, Wei-Ying Ma, Lekha Chaisorn, Erwin M. Bakker (eds.)
It was once our nice excitement to host the 4th overseas convention on photograph and Video Retrieval (CIVR) on the nationwide collage of Singapore on 20–22 July 2005. CIVR goals to supply a global discussion board for the dialogue of study demanding situations and trade of rules between researchers and practitioners in image/video retrieval applied sciences. It addresses leading edge study within the extensive ?eld of photograph and video retrieval. a different function of this convention is the excessive point of participation via researchers from either academia and undefined. one other distinctive characteristic of CIVR this 12 months was once in its structure – it o?ered either the normal oral presentation classes, in addition to the quick presentation cum poster periods. The latter supplied an off-the-cuff substitute discussion board for lively discussions and exchanges of rules one of the members. we're happy to notice that curiosity in CIVR has grown through the years. The variety of submissions has progressively elevated from eighty two in 2002, to 119 in 2003, and one hundred twenty five in 2004. This 12 months, we bought 128 submissions from the overseas communities:with81(63.3%)fromAsiaandAustralia,25(19.5%)fromEurope, and 22 (17.2%) from North the United States. After a rigorous overview approach, 20 papers have been approved for oral shows, and forty two papers have been authorized for poster shows. as well as the authorised submitted papers, this system additionally integrated four invited papers, 1 keynote commercial paper, and four invited business papers. Altogether, we o?ered a various and engaging software, addressing the present pursuits and destiny traits during this area.