Research Interests

At Royal Delft Factory near campusMartha Larson
Multimedia Information Retrieval Lab
Delft University of Technology
Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD Delft
HB 11.290
+31(0)15 278 7357

MediaEval is a multimedia retrieval benchmark evaluation focusing on speech, language and context. Participation is open to any group that wishes to sign-up.logo_neo

yellow crowdACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology Special Issue: Crowd in Intelligent Systemstogether with Irwin King, Kuan-Ta Chen, and Omar AlonsoSubmission Deadline: Jan. 16 Jan. 30 2015

ACM RecSys CrowdRec 2014 WorkshopCrowdsourcing and Human Computation for Recommender SystemsBreakthrough

DDS_vidAlan Hanjalic and I pitched intent-aware video search for Delft Data Science. ACM MM 2012 talk video here.

Check out the Speech Recognition Virtual Kitchen, a project dedicated to improving community research and education infrastructure in speech recognition. wave

There’s More to Multimedia than Meets the Eye The December 2013 issue of Quadraad, the magazine of the TU Delft Department of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, ran a piece on my work.

CrowdMM Kuan-Ta Chen, Wei-Ta Chu, Wei Tsang Ooi and myself organized a workshop on Crowdsourcing for Multimedia at ACM Multimedia 2012, and again in 2013.
Martha Larson and Gareth J. F. Jones (2012) "Spoken Content Retrieval: A Survey of Techniques and Technologies", Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval: Vol. 5: No 4-5, pp 235-422. download .pdfFnTIR_SCR

TOIS_searchspeechACM Transactions on Information Systems Special Issue on Searching Speech together with Franciska de Jong, Wessel Kraaij and Steve Renals.

Special Session: Mercan Topkara and I were the Demo Chairs of ICME 2012 (9-13 July in Melbourne, Australia). We organized a "Time Machine Session" for Expert Talks on Innovating the Future by Leveraging the Past. See also 2012

I also had the privilege of being involved with Gerald Friedland and Lianglinag Cao in ACM international workshop on geotagging and its applications in multimedia ACM Multimedia 2012.