Call for Brave New Idea Papers

In this track we invite visionary papers exploring highly innovative ideas and/or paradigm shifts in conventional theory and practice of multimedia retrieval. Such papers may for example arise from solid mono-disciplinary completely new ways of thinking, interdisciplinary work bringing totally new perspectives on problems or solutions, involve unprecedented scales of data volume, or (strongly encouraged) involve combinations of information channels not pursued before. These papers may not be “complete” in the “traditional” manner in the sense that it may not be possible to have experimental results comparing other related efforts or that they may not have large, publicly available data sets to be used for performance comparison. However, we expect these papers to be visionary by nature.

Maximum Length of a Paper

A typical brave new idea paper is around 6 pages, but submissions may be up to 8 pages.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Due: TBD
  • Paper Notification of Acceptance: TBD
  • Camera-Ready Papers Due: TBD

Single-Blind Review

ACM ICMR will use a single-blind review process for brave new idea paper selection. Authors should provide author names and affiliations in their manuscript.

Submission Instructions

Any paper submitted to this track should have a cover page indicating why this paper is submitted to this track, referring to the criteria indicated above, and not within the regular ACM ICMR paper track. The cover page should be uploaded as a separated file. See the Paper Submission section.


For any questions regarding demo submissions, please email the Brave New Ideas Chairs: TBD

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