ET-MM 2020

Workshop on Eye Tracking for Quality of Experience in Multimedia

Welcome to the Workshop on Eye Tracking for Quality of Experience in Multimedia (ET-MM)

It will be held on June 2, 2020, at the Campus Vaihingen of the University of Stuttgart, Germany. This workshop is part of the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA).

Call for Papers

Multimedia applications are commonly targeted at the human sensory system. This fact renders subjectively perceived quality the ultimate performance metric in media applications. For visual media such as images and videos, eye tracking provides unprecedented insight into fundamental stages of visual perception. Moreover, it can be expected that eye trackers soon will become standard components in laptops, tablet computers, and smartphones. This allows to deepen our understanding of how humans perceive multimedia, interact with existing multimedia systems, and also to design novel applications that dynamically adapt according to an observer's gaze. In this workshop, we will explore how eye tracking can help to quantify and analyse visual multimedia aspects such as saliency and perceptual quality. ET-MM focuses more on data-driven algorithms and technology, including gaze based interfaces for control of multimedia applications.

Topics of Interest

We seek contributions on, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Eye tracking for visual quality and aesthetics prediction.
  • Eye tracking for image and video saliency.
  • Multimedia datasets which include eye tracking information.
  • Impact of quality degradations on gaze paths.
  • Eye tracking based perceptual image/video coding.
  • Eye movement in multimedia learning.
  • Gaze based interfaces and application control.
  • Eye tracking to assess reliability in user studies.
  • Multi-user interaction (but not for games)

Submission Details

In accordance with ETRA, we use the Precision Conference System to handle submissions. Please use this link to access the submission portalYour submissions should be prepared as a PDF following the sigconf instructions. LaTeX and Word templates can be found here: ACM Master Article Template. Please use the "sigconf" template style and the "author year" citation/reference format. There is a limit of 2 pages per paper, plus an arbitrary number of pages for references. Accepted papers will be published in the ACM ETRA adjunct proceedings.

Important Dates

  • March 06, 2020  Paper submission deadline.
  • March 19, 2020  Notification of acceptance.
  • April 02, 2020   Camera-ready deadline.

There will be no deadline extensions. Submission time zone is AOE (Anywhere on Earth).

Invited Lecture

  • Lecturer:  TBA
  • Title:  TBA
  • Abstract: TBA

Scientific Chairs 

  • Dietmar Saupe, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Hantao Liu, University of Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Lewis Chuang, LMU Munich, Germany

Program Committee

Additionally to the chairs, the following people will be involved in the reviewing process:

  • Oliver Wiedemann, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Jesse Grootjen, LMU Munich, Germany
  • Xin Zhao, University of Cardiff, UK

Important Links

  • Venue
  • Registration (tba)
  • Program (tba)

Contact Information

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    This workshop is supported by the SFB-TRR 161 Quantitave Methods for Visual Computing and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).