Multimedia Communications Department
THE MULTIMEDIA REVOLUTION
With the tremendous expansion of digital media, users are now overwhelmed by huge amounts of Multimedia information. This creates new challenges for storing, analyzing, organizing, searching such Multimedia content. New technologies are needed to solve these challenges, efficiently process each media type, combine information extracted from various sources, design advanced and intelligent applications that better serve the needs of single users and communities.
OUR RESEARCH THEMES
The Multimedia Communications Department is actively involved in a number of research projects that study fundamental technologies to improve the processing and usage of multimedia information. These research projects cover a wide range of topics, from the analysis of multimedia signals, including audio, image and video, the modeling of multimedia content, to detect or classify multimedia information, and multimedia semantics to support users complex information needs and interaction.