The IBC Technical Papers and MMP's (Multi Media Presentations formerly Technical Posters) are world renowned for promoting the latest innovations and technological thinking. Stripped of marketing and commercial influence the proposals made to IBC are rigorously peer reviewed and stand or fall on the strength of their expertise, novelty, clarity and insight.
Forming the cornerstone of the IBC Conference, as an integral part of the Advances in Technology stream, the papers and MMP's provide us with a fascinating barometer of trends in media developments and showcase, explain and forecast advances which will benefit the entire media industry.
The best paper will also receive the accolade of the IBC Best Conference Paper. This year the IBC Best Conference Paper has been awarded to Marcelo Souza and his colleagues Joāo Castellani, Daniel Monteiro and Carlos Octávio Quieroz from Brazilian broadcaster TV Globo, for their paper entitled ‘Big data for data journalism, enhanced business analytics and video recommendation at Globo’.