3rd workshop on Media Analytics for Societal Trends
In conjunction with ACM MM 2020

Notice: MAST -III will be held virtually this year as part of the ACM MM workshops


Traditional research on different forms of media analysis has been primarily focused on the low and mid-level tasks, such as indexing and summarization. With the availability of big data and powerful learning techniques, the human factors in media, such as the affective content, insight generation, societal impact and trends. This workshop on Media Analytics for Societal Trends (MAST) comes at a critical time when interest in human-centric media analytics is on the rise. To this end, we solicit original papers related (but not limited) to the topics listed below.


Workshop organizers

Workshop Program

2:20pmEnergy from 70mm – Using films as a resource for quantifying energy behavior – Ronita Bardhan, University of Cambridge
2:40pm Exploring Speech Cues in Web-mined COVID-19 Conversational Vlogs – Kexin Feng, Texas A&M
3:10pmDecoding and Advertising Emotional Ads– The Science & The Engineering – Ramanathan Subramanian, IIT Ropar
3:30pmUnderstanding Gender Stereotypes and Electoral Success from Visual Self-presentations of Politicians in Social Media – Makarand Tapaswii, INRIA
4:15pmPanel Discussion

Selected papers

Program Committee Members