MTEL 2017

Due to its potential to make learning easier, more convenient, and more effective, education is one of the preeminent areas of applications for multimedia. This workshop aims at bringing together researchers who are interested in the intersection area between the technological point of view and the human-centered view of multimedia technologies for e-learning.

The workshop topics include but are not limited to:

  • Lecture Recording, Multimedia Authoring & Classroom Methodology
    • Automated lecture recording and presentation techniques
    • Classroom note taking and whiteboard capturing and analysis
    • Multimedia authoring software for e-learning
  • Information Retrieval & Search in Multimedia
    • Multimedia information retrieval
    • Automated lecture analysis and indexing
    • Intelligent searching and navigation in e-learning portals
  • Experiments, Laboratories & Virtual Reality
    • Simulations, animations, and virtual laboratories in teaching
    • Virtual reality and augmented reality in education
  • Multimedia Architectures & Repositories
    • Repositories for multimedia education
    • Architectures for user tracking
    • Technical infrastructures for large scale web lecture repositories
    • Big Data approaches
  • Semantic Multimedia in e-Learning Scenarios
    • Context aware semantic analysis of e-learning content
    • Semantic modeling and ontological engineering for e-learning scenarios
    • Semantic web based online educational systems
  • Multimedia content delivery in MOOCs
    • Delivery of multimedia content in MOOC environments
    • Analysis of multimedia transport and sharing mechanisms
    • Building multimedia repositories for MOOC environments
  • Feedback, Adaptation & Personalization
    • Automated analysis of learning and teaching interactions
    • Implicit and explicit learner feedback
    • Social web technologies for adaptation and personalization
  • Multimedia in M-Learning and Learning Apps
    • Use of mobile devices for recording
    • Use of mobile devices for playback
    • Mobile devices and multimedia-based learning-apps or learning-games
  • Learning Analytics
    • Tools and Frameworks
    • Big Data approaches
    • Analysis Techniques

Workshop Proceedings

The workshop solicits regular technical papers of up to 6 pages (IEEE double-column format). Workshop papers will be official publications of IEEE which will be included in IEEEXplore and also be available as printed workshop proceedings. A number of selected papers will be invited for extension and publication in a special issue of ITSE (International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education) published by Emerald.


Submission Details

Papers must be original and not submitted to or accepted by any other conference or journal. Papers should be submitted in electronic form as PDF file to the organizers. Submissions must be formatted according to the 8.5×11 inch double column IEEE CS proceedings format and must not exceed 6 pages.

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Important Dates

  • Submission due: July 28, 2017
  • Notification: August 25, 2017
  • Camera-Ready due: September 15, 2017


Workshop Organizers

Markus Ketterl, .msg Systems, Germany
Florian Schimanke, Hochschule Weserbergland, Germany


Advisory Chairs

Gerald Friedland, ICSI Berkeley, USA
Lars Knipping, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany


Program Committee (Tentative)

Michael Auer, University of Applied Sciences Kärnten, Austria
Jack Barokas, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Christopher Brooks, University of Michigan, USA
Helmar Burkhart, University of Basel, Switzerland
Paul Dickson, Ithaca College, USA
Vicente Goyanes, TELTEK Video Research, Spain
Kai Michael Höver, Tu Darmstadt, Germany
Wolfgang Hürst, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Ulrich Kortenkamp, University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany
Fleming Lampi, ACCESS Europe GmbH, Germany
Ying Li, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Thomas Richter, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Harald Sack, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Carlos Turro Ribalta, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Dominique Vaufreydaz, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Heinz-Dietrich Wuttke, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany