SIGMM Award for Dick Bulterman

Dick Bulterman

CWI researcher Dick Bulterman has been awarded the SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. Prof. dr. Dick Bulterman is group leader of the Distributed and Interactive Systems group at CWI. His research interests are multimedia authoring and document processing. His recent research concerns socially-aware multimedia, interactive television, and media analysis.

The ACM SIGMM Technical Achievement award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions over a researcher’s career. Prof. Dick Bulterman has been selected for his outstanding technical contributions in multimedia authoring, media annotation, and social sharing from research through standardization to entrepreneurship, and in particular for promoting international Web standards for multimedia authoring and presentation (SMIL) in the W3C Synchronized Multimedia Working Group as well as his dedicated involvement in the SIGMM research community for many years. The SIGMM award will be presented at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2013 that will be held Oct 21–25 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.