Three members of MMTLAB at XJTLU presented six papers at the Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, which was held in September 2015 in Gwangju, S. Korea. Two of the works titled "Global Motion Information Based Depth Map Sequence Coding" and "A Flexible Programmable Camera Control and Data Acquisition Hardware Platform" were presented as oral presentation. During the conference, MMTLAB members had several fruitful discussions with academic staff from various prestigious universities. In addition, several proposals for future research collaboration have been also discussed with the team member of the Visual Communications Laboratory lead by Prof. Ho of Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology.
The Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM) is a major annual international conference organized as a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art technological advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied multimedia analysis and processing. The conference calls for research papers reporting original investigation results and industrial-track papers reporting real-world multimedia applications and system development experiences. The conference also solicits proposals for tutorials on crucial multimedia technologies, and calls for special session proposals focusing on specific emerging challenges in the multimedia arena.
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) was established as a research-oriented graduate school by the South Korean government in 1993. Its founding purposes include training highly qualified professionals to lead innovations in science and technology and promoting cooperative research with industry and educational and research exchange with foreign countries. In the QS World University Rankings 2014-2015, GIST was No. 4 in the world in the category of citations per faculty.