Welcome to Thessaloniki!

Welcome to MMM 2019, the 25th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, which will take place on January 8-11, 2019, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Now in its 25th year, the International MultiMedia Modeling Conference is a leading international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from all multimedia-related areas. The MMM 2019 program is organized in several regular oral sessions, five special sessions, two poster and demos sessions, one industry session, the Video Browser Showdown session, one workshop, three invited keynote talks and two tutorials. 96 full papers are presented in the regular oral, poster and special sessions. In addition, six demonstrations, five industry papers, six workshop papers, and six VBS 2019 papers are presented in the corresponding sessions. Overall, MMM 2019 includes 119 contributions presented in oral, poster, or demo form, resulting in a rich program extending over four conference days.

Ioannis Kompatsiaris and Benoit Huet, General Chairs
Vasileios Mezaris, Cathal Gurrin and Wen-Huang Cheng, Program Chairs


The MMM 2019 proceedings are available to the conference participants for Part I here and for Part II here (access will be available for approximately 4 weeks after the conference).


Many of the lectures delivered at MMM 2019 have been recorded by VideoLectures.net, and are available at http://videolectures.net/multimediamodeling2019_thessaloniki


MMM 2019 awarded the following contributions:

  • MMM 2019 Best Paper Award: Junchao Zhang and Yuxin Peng, “Hierarchical Vision-Language Alignment for Video Captioning”
  • MMM 2019 Best Paper Runner-up Award: Junyi Wang, Bing-Kun Bao, and Changsheng Xu, “Sentiment-aware Multi-modal Recommendation on Tourist Attractions”
  • MMM 2019 Best VBS System Award: Luca Rossetto, Mahnaz Amiri Parian, Ralph Gasser, Ivan Giangreco, Silvan Heller, and Heiko Schuldt, “Deep Learning-based Concept Detection in vitrivr”
  • MMM 2019 Best Demo Award: Kyriaki Christaki, Konstantinos C. Apostolakis, Alexandros Doumanoglou, Nikolaos Zioulis, Dimitrios Zarpalas, and Petros Daras, “Space Wars: An AugmentedVR Game”