Special issue on
Image and Video retrieval have now reached a state where successful techniques and applications start flourishing and technologies for retrieving multimedia content enable new applications and services for both commercial and personal end users. While existing techniques already provide promising results, new challenges arise in improving scalability, dealing with social media, combining multimodal content and linking with web, for example. The aim of this special issue is to provide an overview of current research in the area of image and video retrieval targeting principles, models and applications oriented papers.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
All the papers should be full journal length versions and follow the guidelines set out by Multimedia Tools and Applications. Submissions should be uploaded to the MTAP online editorial management system choosing “Image and Video Retrieval: Theory and Ap” as article type no later than December 15, 2009.