Report from our TTK 5 - April 2012 - Now available
This Think-Tank brought together experts and stakeholders of multimedia search related benchmarking efforts in order to exchange on lessons learned and to assess suitability of benchmarking as a tool to foster exchange between academia and industry at the European level.
Notes taken during and following the Chorus+ Think-Tank roundtable discussion on "Multimedia search technology transfer driven by benchmarking” held during the WWW2012 a conference in Lyon (France) on April 19th 2012.
In particular the Think-Tank addressed the following subjects:
Lessons learned: What works and what does not work in benchmarking?
How efficient is benchmarking for fostering technology transfer?
What are the lessons learned on this subject?
How efficient is benchmarking for evaluating scientific and technical progress?
Which technologies should be targeted for future benchmarking campaigns?
How effective are the existing public and private benchmarking efforts?
Should the EU play a role in further strengthening and supporting these efforts?