GTTI Thematic Meeting 2018 on Multimedia Signal Processing

21 gennaio 2018
22 gennaio 2018
23 gennaio 2018
21-23 gennaio 2018

The GTTI Thematic Meeting on Multimedia Signal Processing gathers researchers and professionals in the domain of multimedia signal processing and its applications. The event is meant as an opportunity for people to interact and exchange ideas about scientific achievements, as well as to promote initiatives and encourage the development of the multimedia signal processing community. GTTI MMSP 2018 is supported by the IEEE Signal Processing Society - Italian Chapter and by the National Telecommunications and Information Technologies Group (GTTI). 

In the tradition of the meeting, the scientific program includes a Show&Tell interactive session, to encourage the participation of young researchers presenting their research activities with demos and posters. The best student demo will be awarded with a prize sponsored by GTTI. 

The IEEE SPS Italian Chapter sponsors the participation of an SPS international distinguished lecturer. The keynote speaker for 2018 will be Christine Guillemot, IEEE-Fellow, Directeur de Recherche at INRIA with a presentation entitled “Multi-view and light fields processing”.



Hotel La Roccia****, via Marco 53, 38033 Cavalese (Trento, Italy)


How to reach Cavalese

By car:

From the highway Brennero/Modena A22 exit at Egna/Ora; follow the S.S. 48 road of the Dolomites (S.S. delle Dolomiti 48) for about 26 km.

From the highway Venezia/Ponte nelle Alpi A27 exit at Belluno; take the road S.S. 203 leading to Falcade-passo S. Pellegrino (S.S. 346). then, take the Moena bypass in the direction of Predazzo and follow the road until Cavalese.

If you are coming from Bolzano you can also take the roads S.S. 241 e S.S. 620 leading to Lavazè Pass. once you have crossed it, follow the road to Varena and Cavalese.

By train:

Egna/Ora is the nearest train station, but you can either stop in trento or Bolzano. 
An efficient shuttle bus service drives you in the Fiemme valley.
Scheduling available here

By airplane:

Bolzano is the nearest airport (42 km). 
The others are:

Verona Km 160
Innsbruck Km 164
Venice Km 220
Milan Linate Km 280
Milan Malpensa Km 330
Munich Km 350

For further information see here.



Technical Program:

Sunday Jan. 21, 2018
19.00 Welcome Dinner, Hotel La Roccia
Monday Jan. 22, 2018
08.00 Social Event
13.00 Registration and light lunch
13.50 Welcome
14.00 Keynote speech: Multi-view and light fields processing
  Speaker: Christine Guillemot, INRIA (FR), IEEE-SPS Distinguished Lecturer
15.00 Special session: Advanced image acquisition and display technologies
  Chairs: Federica Battisti, Marco Carli
  • Light field image coding: an overview
    Cristian Perra, Università degli Studi di Cagliari
  • Drone cellular networks: enhancing the quality of experience of video streaming applications
    Stefania Colonnese, Sapienza Università di Roma
  • Fast 3D model compression for augmented and mixed reality applications
    Simone Milani, Università degli Studi di Padova
  • Towards the assessment of the quality of experience for new immersive media
    Federica Battisti, Università degli Studi Roma TRE
16.30 Show&Tell session + Coffee Break
  Chair: Nicola Conci, Giulia Boato
19.30 Social Dinner
  poster/demo award
Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018
09.00 Special Session: Multimedia signal processing for self-aware and autonomous systems
  Chair: Carlo Regazzoni
  • The interplay between self-awareness and decision-making in autonomous vehicles
    David Martin Gomez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Self-awareness in camera and sensor networks
    Bernhard Rinner, Alpen Adria University of Klagenfurt 
  • Enhanced vehicle perception through V2X communication for automated driving
    Marco Darin, Centro Ricerche Fiat di Trento
  • Learning of self awareness multimedia dynamic models for embodied ego things in non stationary environments
    Lucio Marcenaro e Carlo Regazzoni, Università degli Studi di Genova
10.30 Coffee Break
11.00 Adversarial session on future scenarios for MMSP faculties / PhD students 
  Chairs: Enrico Magli, Augusto Sarti
12.30 Working lunch
14.00 Panel on future scenarios for MMSP and their attractiveness and impact
  Chairs: Enrico Magli, Augusto Sarti
15.30 End of meeting

Registration fees and reservation costs:

Registration fees
student 75 Euros
regular 110 Euros

click here in order to register!

Room reservation (prices per day, per person, B&B)
single room 80 Euros
double room 60 Euros
please remember that in order to book you will be contacted by the hotel after the registration deadline


Previous Editions:

2017, Courmayeur(AO) - University of Genoa 
2016, Alleghe(BL) - University of Padova
2015, Bardonecchia (TO) - Politecnico of Torino
2014, Forni di Sopra (UD) - University of Udine
2013, Vezza d'Oglio (BS) - University of Brescia and Politecnico di Milano
2012, Courmayeur (AO) - University of Genova
2011, Folgarida (TN) - University of Trento


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application/pdfcall for posters and demo(PDF | 399 KB)
application/pdfkeynote speaker(PDF | 777 KB)
application/pdfThematic Meeting 2018 DEMOS(PDF | 628 KB)