CALL FOR PAPERS - Special Session for Industry

The 8th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications hosts also a special session devoted to industrial applications and case studies on similarity search.


Nowadays in industry environments the "similarity search" is currently leveraging several services and realizing core software component for different commercial fields such as digital libraries, preservation platforms and media archives. Based on similarity search approaches, many applications have been developed for automatic video classification, plagiarism detection, pattern recognition in still images, as well as for capturing user habits and behaviors looking for similar digital items in her media collections and social networks. Many stakeholders are setting up business providing specific services for media management already exploiting the similarity search techniques. Among others the professional video producers, broadcasters, media service providers, system integrators and the like. The industry session aims at collecting the industrial use cases and scenarios on the adoption of "similarity search" applications and to gather the related best practices in order to provide on the one hand an overview and advancements of the current use of these techniques and on the other hand to spot needs and new requirements for fostering research and development.

Topics of interest

The specific topics include, but are not limited to:

Important Dates

Abstract submission: May 18, 2015 (Extended)May 4, 2015
Paper submission: May 25, 2015 (Extended)May 11, 2015
Notification: June 29, 2015 (Extended)June 15, 2015
Final version: July 19, 2015 (Extended)July 5, 2015
Conference: October 12-14, 2015
Abstract submission: May 4, 2015