est. 2007

Aims

  • To promote visibility and to increase the impact of research and development in the ITV field
  • To bring together interdisciplinary approaches to ITV research and development issues (e.g. content production, computer science, media studies)
  • To encourage cooperation between researchers and other established bodies and organizations, through the development of joint project proposals
  • To facilitate the development of suitable academic and practical teaching programs

Scopes

  • Alternative content distribution (mobile TV, peer-to-peer TV, IPTV)
  • Interactive storytelling, user-contributed content
  • Interactive and personalized advertising systems
  • Applications for t-commerce, t-learning, t-health, entertainment
  • Ethical, regulatory and policy issues
  • Interoperability of middleware, standards, multimedia metadata
  • Authoring, production and virtual reality systems
  • Content management, digital rights management
  • Multimedia, graphics, broadcast and video technology
  • Content enriched communication services, video conferencing
  • Personalization, user modeling, intelligent user interfaces
  • Usability, accessibility, universal access, multimodal interaction

Chair

Dr. David GEERTS
KU Leuven
Meaningful Interactions Lab (mintlab)
Leuven
Belgium
Telephone: +32 16 32 31 95
E-mail: david.geerts@kuleuven.be

Vice Chair

Dr. Konstantinos CHORIANOPOULOS
Ionian University
Department of Informatics
7 Platia Tsirigoti
GR-49100 CORFU
Greece
Telephone: +30.26 610 87701
E-mail: choko@ionio.gr

Secretary

Dr. Pablo CESAR
CWI
The National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science; SEN 5
Kruislaan 413
NL-1090 GB AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Telephone: +31.20 592 4332
Fax: +31.20 592 4199
E-mail: p.s.cesar@cwi.nl

Members

AT Marianna Obrist
BE David Geerts
BR Luiz F. Gomes Soares
CN Zhang Liping
DE Tibor Kunert
DK Jens F. Jensen
FI Artur Lugmayr
GB Owen Daly-Jones
GB Judith Masthoff
GB Mark Springett
GR Georgios Lekakos
PT Celia Quico
TW Shang Hsu
US Mike Darnell