RaphaŽl Troncy

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European Projects

Apps4Europe logo Apps 4 Europe: Turning Data into Business
CIP PSP Call 6, Thematic Network (2013-2015)
Consortium: 2 academic and 17 industrial partners
MediaMixer logo MediaMixer: Community set-up and networking for the reMIXing of online MEDIA fragments
FP7 CSA Call 8 (2012-2014)
Consortium: 5 academic and 3 industrial partners
LinkedTV logo LinkedTV: Television linked to the Web
FP7 IP Call 5 (2011-2015)
Consortium: 8 academic and 4 industrial partners
ALIAS logo ALIAS: Adaptable Ambient Living Assistant
AAL Call 2 (2010-2013)
Consortium: 3 academic and 6 industrial partners
EventMedia logo EventMedia: Event-based Annotation and Exploration of Media
IRP within the PetaMedia - P2P Tagged Media FP7 Network of Excellence (2008-2011)
Consortium: 3 academic partners
K-Space logo K-Space: Knowledge Space of semantic inference for automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content
FP6 Network of Excellence (2006-2008)
Consortium: 13 academic and 1 industrial partners

Latest News

Cover of the Multimedia Semantics book published by Wiley
RaphaŽl Troncy, BenoÓt Huet and Simon Schenk. Multimedia semantics: metadata, analysis and interaction. Wiley-Blackwell, pages 1-328, July 2011, ISBN: 978-0470747001.
Cover of the Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal Cover of the International Journal on Semantic Web and Informations Systems
Special Issue on Multimedia Data Semantics, (2011) Special Issue on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, 6 (1) (2010)
Cover of the Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web Cover of the Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal
Double Special Issue on Semantic Multimedia, JoWS Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2008), MTAP Vol. 39, Issue 2 (2008)

National Projects

WAVE logo WAVE: Web Audio Visualisation/Edition
FR ANR ContInt (2012-2015)
Consortium: 2 academic and 1 industrial partner
M4SVR logo M4SVR: Multilingual, MultiMedia and Multicultural Semantic Video Recommendation
FR MAE ICT-ASIA (2011-2013)
Consortium: 3 academic partners
DataLift logo DataLift: A catalyser for the Web of data
FR ANR ContInt (2010-2014)
Consortium: 2 academic and 5 industrial partners
ACAV logo ACAV: Collaborative Annotation for Video Accessibility
FR DGCIS Innovative Web (2009-2012)
Consortium: 2 academic and 1 industrial partners

EIT Projects

EIT ICT Labs logo S-MAX: Social Annotation & eXperiences
EIT ICT Labs part of the Future Media and Content Delivery Action Line (2013)
Consortium: 4 academic and 2 industrial partners
EIT ICT Labs logo EventMAP: Event-centric Multimedia Content Access Platform
EIT ICT Labs part of the Future Media and Content Delivery Action Line (2012)
Consortium: 5 academic and 4 industrial partners
OpenSEM logo OpenSEM: Open Innovation Platform for Semantic Media
EIT ICT Labs part of the Future Media and Content Delivery Action Line (2011)
Consortium: 6 academic partners


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Short curriculum

Born 1977/08/16. Dr. RaphaŽl Troncy obtained with honors his Master's thesis in Computer Science at the University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble, France, after one year spent in the University of Montreal, Canada. He benefited from a PhD fellowship at the National Audio-Visual Institute (INA) of Paris where he received with honors his PhD in 2004.

He was then an awarded ERCIM Post-Doctorate Research Associate in the National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa, Italy in 2005, and in the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 2006 where he has been employed as a researcher until 2009. From 2009, RaphaŽl Troncy is an assistant professor in the EURECOM Institute. RaphaŽl Troncy is also co-chair of the W3C Media Fragments Working Group and W3C Incubator Group on Multimedia Semantics, contributes to the W3C Media Annotations Working Group and W3C Provenance Incubator Group . He has leaded the CWI participation in the EU FP6 K-Space Network of Excellence. He is now the primary investigator of a number of National (ACAV, DataLift, WAVE) and European (FP7 Petamedia, FP7 LinkedTV, FP7 MediaMixer, CIP PSP Apps4Europe, AAL ALIAS) projects where semantic web and multimedia analysis technologies are used together.

His research interest include Semantic Web and Multimedia Technologies, Knowledge Representation, Ontology Modeling and Alignment and Web Science. RaphaŽl 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.


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