The University of Science, VNU-HCM, cooperating with the University of Dublin (the Republic of Ireland) and và the IT University of Copenhagen (Denmark), held an International Conference named the 28th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM) in 2022 in Mövenpick Resort Waverly, Phu Quoc Province from June 6th to June 10th.

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Over the past 25 years, MMM has been a renowned International Conference, gathering famous and excellent researchers in academic and industrial. The Conference is in Rank B, according to the CORE ERA scale, and inside the Scopus category. The contents are about topics involving multimedia models, especially multimedia analysis, multimedia controlling signal and communication, service and applied multimedia.

This is the first time in 28 years the Conference was held in Viet Nam (before was the Czech Republic in 2021, Korea in 2020, Greece in 2019, Thailand in 2018, Iceland in 2017, America in 2016, Australia in 2015, and Republic of Ireland 2014, etc.)

About 212 papers from 22 countries and regions ( conclude America, Viet Nam, Taiwan, Switzerland, Singapore, Netherlands, Korea, Japan, Itali, Israel, Republic of Ireland, Indonesia, India, Greece, Federal Republic of Germany, France, Denmark, Czech Republic, China, Canada, Austria, Tunisia) were sent to the MMM 2022 Conference. Science Council, including 166 internal and external experts, reviewed these papers (from September 2021 to November 2021); each article was reviewed at least by three members of the Science Council.

107 papers were chosen to present and printed out in the yearbook by Springer Publisher (Federal Republic of Germany). Also, 09 of those papers are authors from Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City.

The conference was arranged by combining an online and face-to-face form with 60 delegates in Mövenpick Resort Waverly, Phu Quoc Province.

Three main speakers were invited to share the world’s latest research:

  • D.Sc. Ichiro Ide, Nagoya University, Japan.
  • D.Sc. Daniel A. Keim, Konstanz University, Federal Republic of Germany.
  • D.Sc. Sai-Kit Yeung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

MMM 2023 Conference will be organized at the University of Bergen, Kingdom of Norway, on January 2023.

Within the conference framework, an International Competition called Video Browser Showdown (VBS 2022, occurred. This annual competition is for researchers worldwide to evaluate solutions and query video information systems based on natural language and image descriptions.

16 teams from universities worldwide joined the VBS 2022 competition, and in Viet Nam were the VNUHCM-University of Science and the VNUHCM-University of Information Technology. In addition, teams formed between the University of Dublin (Republic of Ireland) and the VNUHCM-University of Science also joined the competition.

Below are pictures taken at the event:

Assoc.Prof.Dr Trần Lê Quan, Rector of the VNUHCM-University of Science gave a speech at the MMM 2022 Conference


Assoc.Prof.Dr Trần Lê Quan gave souvenirs to the Co-Head of the Organizing Committee: Assoc.Prof.Dr Cathal Gurrin (the University of Dublin, Republic of Ireland) and Assoc.Prof.Dr Björn Þór Jónsson (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark), co-organizer of the MMM 2022 Conference


The Organizing Committee gave souvenirs to the Heads of the Scientific Council: Assoc.Prof.Dr Đặng Nguyễn Đức Tiến (University of Bergen, Kingdom of Norway) and Assoc.Prof.Dr Huỳnh Thị Thanh Bình (Hanoi University of Science and Technology)


Giving souvenirs to the speakers: Prof.Dr Daniel A. Keim (the University of Konstanz, Federal Republic of Germany) and Assoc.Prof.Dr Sai-Kit Yeung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)


Assoc.Prof.Dr Trần Minh Triết gave a souvenir to Assoc.Prof.Dr Cathal Gurrin on his contributions to the partnership between the University of Dublin (Republic of Ireland) and the VNUHCM-University of Science


Photo of the opening session of the Conference (from left to right: Assoc.Prof.Dr Björn Þór Jónsson, Assoc. Prof. Dr Cathal Gurrin, Assoc.Prof.Dr Trần Minh Triết)


Picture of the opening session of the Conference


Statistics on the number of papers submitted for review at the conference


Photo of the VBS 2022 contest

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