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"People of ACM" highlights the unique scientific accomplishments and compelling personal attributes of ACM members who are making a difference in advancing computing as a science and a profession. These bulletins feature ACM members whose personal and professional stories are a source of inspiration for the larger computing community.

November 10, 2015: People of ACM: Alberto del Bimbo

On January 1, Alberto del Bimbo, Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Florence, will become the new Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM). His research interests address analysis and interpretation of images and videos with their applications.

"Understanding people's behavior; detecting and classifying facial expressions and emotions from images and sensor data; anticipating the popularity of images or videos that are posted on the web; and interpreting the sentiments expressed in visual content for applications in advertisement and entertainment are only a few of the industrial applications of image and video analysis that will grab the spotlight in the very near future." more...