We have the pleasure to announce the keynote speakers in our workshop: Prof. Tat-Seng Chua.
Prof. Tat-Seng Chua is the KITHCT Chair Professor at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. Dr Chua’s research interests are in multimedia information retrieval and social media analysis. In particular, on the extraction, retrieval and question-answering (QA) of text, video and live media arising from the Web and social networks. He is the Director of a multi-million-dollar joint Center (named NExT) between NUS and Tsinghua University in China to develop technologies for live media search. Dr Chua is the conference co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2005, CIVR 2005, and SIGIR 2008. He serves in the editorial boards of: ACM Transactions of Information Systems, Foundation and Trends in Information Retrieval, The Visual Computer, and Multimedia Tools and Applications.