Advances in Multimedia Modeling
There was also a conference banquet on January 11, 2007, which featured a dinner boat cruise along Singapore’s harbor front on the Imperial Cheng Ho. We areheavilyindebted tomany individualsfor theirsigni?cantcontribution. In particular, Linda Ang was very helpful in maintaining the Web-based review management system and solving technical crises almost instantly. Su-Ming Koh wascrucialincreating,maintainingandhandlingallregistration-relatedmatters e?ectively and e?ciently. Poo-Hua Chua promptly handled all matters related to themainconferenceWebsite. Hwee-MayOhconsistentlykepttheOrganizing Committee in tow by checking and monitoring the action plans before and - ter every meeting. We thank the MMM Steering Committee for their invaluable input and guidance in crucial decisions. We would like to express our de- est gratitude to the rest of the Organizing Committee: Industrial Track Chair Chang-Sheng Xu, Local Arrangements Chairs Wooi Boon Goh and Kin-Choong Yow, Publicity and Sponsorship Chairs Sabu Emmanuel and Kap-Luk Chan, and Workshop Chairs Chiew Tong Lau and Fang Li. We are also most sincerely appreciative of the hard work put in by the Area Chairs and members of the TechnicalProgramCommittee, whosedetailedreviews under time pressurewere instrumental in making this a high-quality conference. We would like to thank the Lee Foundation and PREMIA for their generous sponsorship, as well as help from the School of Computing, National University of Singapore, ACM SIGMM, and the Singapore Tourism Board. Finally, this conferencewouldnot havebeen possiblewithout strongandunwaveringsupport from NTU’s Centre for Multimedia & Network Technology (CeMNet).