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Knowledge space of semantic inference for automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content

Objective

K-Space is a network of leading research teams from academia and industry conducting integrative research and dissemination activities in semantic inference for automatic and semi-automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content. The aim of K-Space research is to narrow the gap between low-level content descriptions that can be computed automatically by a machine and the richness and subjectivity of semantics in high-level human interpretations of audiovisual media.

K-Space integrative research focus on three key areas:
-Content-based multimedia analysis: Tools and methodologies for low and medium-level signal processing, natural language, audio and speech processing, text analysis, low-level feature fusion and content description.
-Knowledge extraction: Building of a multimedia ontology infrastructure, knowledge-assisted multimedia analysis multimedia reasoning and annotation, context based multimedia mining and intelligent user relevance feedback.
-Semantic multimedia: Adaptation of existing languages, representation of extracted semantic information, knowledge representation for multimedia, semantics-based interaction with multimedia and knowledge extraction from complementary sources.
An important objective of the Network is to implement an open and expandable framework for collaborative research based on a common reference system made up of modular technology: The Knowledge Space of Shared Technology to Bridge the Semantic Gap, "K-Space".

K-Space will integrate complementary expertise, enable resource optimization and sharing, and foster innovative research in semantic inference for semi-automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content. Specific dissemination objectives of K-Space are:
-Dissemination of the technical developments of the network across the broad research community
-Influencing and contributing to related knowledge-based multimedia standardisation activities.

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QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
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Mile End Road
E1 4NS London
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CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS
Greece
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6th Km Charilaou-thermi Road
Thermi-thessaloniki

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DEUTSCHES FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM FUER KUENSTLICHE INTELLIGENZ GMBH
Germany
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Erwin-schroedinger-strasse 57
67663 Kaiserslautern

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DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY
Ireland
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Glasnevin, Dublin 9

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ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
Switzerland
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Ecublens
1015 Lausanne

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GROUPE DES ECOLES DES TELECOMMUNICATIONS
France
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46, Rue Barrault
75634 Paris 13

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INSTITUT EURECOM
France
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2229 Route Des Cretes - Sophia Antipolis
Valbonne

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INSTITUT NATIONAL DE L'AUDIOVISUEL
France
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4, Rue De L'europe
94366 Bry Sur Marne

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JOANNEUM RESEARCH FORSCHUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Austria
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Steyrergasse 17
8010 Graz

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STICHTING CENTRUM VOOR WISKUNDE EN INFORMATICA
Netherlands
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Kruislaan 413
1098SJ Amsterdam

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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BERLIN
Germany
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Strasse Des 17. Juni 135
Berlin

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THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
United Kingdom
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University Avenue
G12 8QQ Glasgow

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UNIVERSITAET KOBLENZ-LANDAU
Germany
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Isaac-fulda-allee 3
55124 Mainz

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VYSOKA SKOLA EKONOMICKA V PRAZE
Czechia
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Nam Winston Churchilla 4
130 67 Praha

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