Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Raphaël TRONCY

Raphaël TRONCY
Raphaël TRONCY
Eurecom - Multimedia Communications 
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Current research topics

  • His research interest include Semantic Web and Multimedia Technologies, Knowledge Representation, Ontology Modeling and Alignment and Web Science.
  • His current specific subjects : Multimedia semantics, Interlinking multimedia, Multimedia metadata interoperability, Multimedia metadata provenance

Current research interests

  • Raphaël Troncy is an expert in audio visual metadata and in combining existing metadata standards (such as MPEG-7) with current Semantic Web technologies.
  • He works also closely with the IPTC standardization body and the European Broadcasting Union on the relationship between the News Architecture and the Semantic Web technologies.

Current research memberships

  • He is the W3C Advisory Committee Representative for the member Institut Telecom / EURECOM
  • He is founder and co-chair of the W3C Media Fragments Working Group and of the W3C Multimedia Semantics Incubator Group 
  • He is an active member of the W3C Media Annotations Working Group and of the W3C Social Web Incubator Group 
  • He served as a technical reviewer of more than 35 international conferences and journals and has organized around 10 workshops
  • He is an expert of the European Commission under the 7th ICT Framework Programme and of the French National Research Agency (ANR)

Selected publications



  • Best AI Mashup Award with his co-authors Ahmad Assaf and Aline Senart for the article "SNARC - An approach for aggregating and recommending contextualized social content" (ESWC 2013).
  • 1st prize of the Semantic Web Challenge with his co-authors Houda Khrouf et Vuk Milicic (ISWC 2012) for the article "EventMedia live: Exploring events connections in real-time to enhance content".
  • Best Linked-Data a-thon Concept Award at the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2011)
  • Best Paper Award at the 14th Journées Fran-cophones d'Ingénierie des Connaissances (IC 2003).