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IEEE Five-Minute Video Clip Contest (5-MICC)

The 5-MICC contest is open for submissions from IEEE SPS members, including undergraduate and graduate students of all majors, as well as researchers from all over the world. Each team must be composed of: (i) One faculty member (the Supervisor); (ii) At most one graduate student (the Tutor), and; (iii) At least three but no more than five undergraduates. At least three undergraduate team members must be either IEEE SPS student members or SPS members by the time they submit the full 5-minute video. The 5-MICC is held at IEEE ICASSP.

 

IEEE SPS 5-Minute Video Clip Contest at ICIP 2021:
Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis

Cast your Vote Below!

The IEEE Signal Processing Society is excited to announce the finalists of the first SPS 5-Minute Video Clip Contest!

The voting platform is now open, and you can help support the final three teams by voting for your favorite video! Cast your vote by 11:59 PM (ET) on Monday, 20 September 2021. You may only vote once.

Voting is simple! To vote, please follow the steps below:

  1. View the three videos below.
  2. Select "vote" located under the video you choose to vote for.
  3. Enter your name, affiliation, and email address
  4. Click "submit."
    (Collected information is used to aid in as part of the evaluation process and to monitor duplicate entries and fraudulent voting. Personal data will not be stored.)

This year’s topic, Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis, asked students to explore the automatic detection, identification, classification, or discrimination of various medical conditions, components, and aspects is essential in today's medical practices, enabling for example detailed and high-precision diagnosis to be possible. In various medical imaging applications such as dermoscopic, fundoscopic, and endoscopic imaging, automatic processing of abnormalities and aberrations greatly help physicians in the diagnosis process. Students were also welcome to submit “open topic” videos about subjects besides beamforming.

Finalists Videos

Video Title: Automatic medical diagnosis and image quality enhancement for video otoscopy examination
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Supervisor: Paula Amigo
Students: Daniela Garrido, Matias Talamilla, Michelle Viscaino, Fernando Auat
Video Title: Deep learning for COVID-19 diagnosis A to Z
Concordia University
Supervisor: Arash Mohammadi
Students: Parnian Afshar, Mohamed Elsagh, Megan Walbaum, Chit Chit M.C. Zaw, Ya Ling Wu, Marian Maksimo
Video Title: Neural Networks and Cancer Detection in Tissue Scans
Masaryk University
Supervisor: Tomáš Brázdil
Students: Vojtěch Krajňanský, Andrej Kubanda, Jiří Horák, Jakub Hruška

Voting Platform

 
 

Finalist Videos

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IEEE SPS 5-Minute Video Clip Contest at ICIP 2021: Call for Video
Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis

Organizer: Professor Sérgio Faria, Instituto de Telecomunicações and Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal

The Signal Processing Society (SPS) is pleased to announce the 5-Minute Video Clip Contest (5-MICC) at ICIP 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA (19-22 September, 2021) .

The topic chosen this year is Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis. The automatic detection, identification, classification, or discrimination of various medical conditions, components, and aspects is essential in today's medical practices, enabling for example detailed and high-precision diagnosis to be possible. In various medical imaging applications such as dermoscopic, fundoscopic, and endoscopic imaging, automatic processing of abnormalities and aberrations greatly help physicians in the diagnosis process. Automatic medical image processing also reduces the necessary time spent by medical experts analysing images and video frames in order to find and conclude their assessments.

The submitted videos can cover any aspect of the Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis problem. For example, videos may deal with the process of image acquisition, label and metadata registration, from region-of-interest identification and detection, to medical annotation and classification at aid practitioners. Alternatively, videos can focus on alternative techniques developed to replace medical experts or assist personal pre-screening.

Nonetheless, the contest will also accept “open topic” video submissions, regarding signal processing theories and applications, even if they are not directly related to the topic of Automatic Medical Image Diagnosis. The rationale for this is to engage the broad Signal Processing community to come up with creative ideas. Open topic submissions will compete together with submissions of the chosen yearly topic, evaluated by a judging panel with additional members reflecting the submitted open topic areas.

The contest is open for submissions from IEEE SPS members, including undergraduate and graduate students of all majors, as well as researchers from all over the world. Each team must be composed of: (i) One faculty member (the Supervisor); (ii) At most one graduate student (the Tutor), and; (iii) At least three but no more than five undergraduates. At least three undergraduate team members must be either IEEE SPS student members or SPS members by the time they submit the full 5-minute video (see below).

Schedule

1.) Submission of 30-Second Trailers:
Submission deadline: July 25, 2021
Announcement of the best 10 teams: July 30, 2021.

Each submission should include a report, in the form of an IEEE conference paper, up to 2 pages, on the main idea / concept of the full video that will be submitted with the related written script. The selected best 10 teams will be identified and invited to send the final 5-minute video to participate in the final competition.

2.) Submission of the Full 5-Minute Video (Open to everyone):
Submission deadline: September 5, 2021.
Submit your video
Announcement of the 3 best videos: September 10, 2021.

Three finalist teams will be selected by the organizing TC.

The challenge will be canceled in the unfortunate case the committee does not receive at least 5 submissions.

3.) Final Contest at ICIP 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Conference dates: 19-22 September 2021

Voting until September 20, 2021. The final ranking will be decided by the judging panel, also taking into account the popular vote. The winners and final team ranking will be announced during the conference.

Organizing Committee

  • Sérgio Faria, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Leiria, PT
  • Lucas Arrabal Thomaz, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Leiria, PT

IMPORTANT UPDATE

NOTE: Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances the Society has cancelled the ICASSP 2021 edition of the contest. Please check back on the official SPS 5-Minute Video Clip Contest web page for the announcement and important dates of the next competition at ICIP 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

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