South African Workshop ACM MM 2017

Schedule and Venue

Date, Venue & Schedule

 

Date: October 23, 2017
Workshop Time: 9:00 – 12:30
Venue: Room Hopper, Computer History Museum

Schedule:

Session 1: 9.00 – 10.00
Machine Learning and Applications (a)

(Session Chair: Riaan Wolhuter)

9:00 - 9:20 Welcome Address:
Introduction to the content and context of the workshop”
Prof Johan du Preez, Stellenbosch University

9:20 - 9:40 Paper 1:
An empirical study of Gaussian belief propagation and application in the detection of F-formations
Francois Kamper; Stellenbosch University

9:40 - 10:00 Paper 2:
Socially Aware CSMA/CA MAC Protocol
WSR Pretorius, JA du Preez, R Wolhuter; Stellenbosch University

Coffee break: 10:00 - 10:30
Session 2: 10.30 – 12.45
Machine Learning and Applications (b)

(Session Chair: Johan du Preez)

10:30 - 10:50 Paper 3:
An Overview of On-animal Behaviour classification for Rhino
SP le Roux, TR Niesler, R Wolhuter; Stellenbosch University

10:50 - 11:10 Paper 4:
Leveraging Gaussian process approximations for rapid image overlay production
Michael Burke; CSIR, SA

11:10 - 11:30 Paper 5:
Graph Coloring: Comparing Cluster Graphs to Factor Graphs
SF Streicher, JA du Preez; Stellenbosch University

11:30 - 11:50 Paper 6:
An Innovative Saliency Detection Framework with an Example of Image Montage
Chunbiao Zhu; School of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Shenzhen Graduate School Peking University;

Session 3: 11:50 - 12:45
Panel Discussion (Moderator: Vincent Oria)
“Building an ACM Multimedia Community in South Africa: Opportunities and Challenges”
Panel members:
Michael Burke, Johan du Preez,  Gerald Friedland, Alan Smeaton and Riaan Wolhuter

Lunch break: 12:45 - 14:00

Afternoon: 14.00 - 16:00

Discussions and personal contact