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1999 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS'99) - Volume 2
Florence, Italy
June 07-June 11
ISBN: 0-7695-0253-9
Table of Contents
Poster Session II
Feng Cao, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jeff Smith, NTT Multimedia Communication Laboratories
Kenji Takahashi, NTT Multimedia Communication Laboratories
pp. 1
Ken C.K. Law, City University of Hong Kong,
Horace H. S. Ip, City University of Hong Kong,
Fang Wei, City University of Hong Kong,
pp. 11
Costas Mourlas, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
David Duce, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Michael Wilson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
pp. 16
Yong Woon Park, Pusan National University
Won Il Seo, Pusan National University
Ki Dong Chung, Pusan National University
pp. 21
See-Mong Tan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Roy H. Campbell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 41
W.M. Yio, University of Surrey
A.H. Sadka, University of Surrey
A.M. Kondoz, University of Surrey
pp. 46
Wen-Kuo Lin, University of Adelaide
Brian Wai-Him Ng, University of Adelaide
Neil Burgess, University of Adelaide
Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Edith Cowan University
pp. 57
Soung C. Liew, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Thomas Lau, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Eddie Lau, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Walter Fung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 62
Soung C. Liew, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chi-woon Fung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 67
K. Mahesh, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
S. Lakshminarayanan, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
S.V. Raghavan, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
pp. 112
Poster Session III
Ying Dai, Iwate Prefectural University
Yoshitaka Shibata, Iwate Prefectural University
Yasuaki Nakano, Iwate Prefectural University
Kozi Hashimoto, Iwate Prefectural University
pp. 133
Stephan Fischer, Darmstadt University of Technology
Ivica Rimac, Darmstadt University of Technology
Ralf Steinmetz, Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 138
Atsunobu Hiraiwa, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Keisuke Fuse, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Naohisa Komatsu, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Kazumi Komiya, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Hiroaki Ikeda, Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
pp. 174
F. Bartolini, Universit? di Firenze
G. Bini, Universit? di Firenze
V. Cappellini, Universit? di Firenze
A. Fringuelli, Universit? di Firenze
G. Meucci, Universit? di Firenze
A. Piva, Universit? di Firenze
M. Barni, Universit? di Siena
pp. 199
Chi-Wei Yang, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Paul C. H. Lee, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Ruei-Chuan Chang, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 204
Jana Dittmann, GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
Arnd Steinmetz, GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
Ralf Steinmetz, GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
pp. 209
Andreas Miiller, Technical University of Darmstadt
Martin Leissler, Technical University of Darmstadt
Matthias Hemmje, Technical University of Darmstadt
Erich Neuhold, Technical University of Darmstadt
pp. 214
P. Termont, University of Gent
L. de Strycker, University of Gent
J. Vandewege, University of Gent
J. Haitsma, Philips Research Laboratories
T. Kalker, Philips Research Laboratories
M. Maes, Philips Research Laboratories
G. Depovere, Philips Research Laboratories
A. Langell, MTG Broadcast Centre Stockholm
C. Alm, MTG Broadcast Centre Stockholm
P. Norman, MTG Broadcast Centre Stockholm
pp. 220
Serhan Dagtas, Philips Research Labs
Wasfi Al-Khatib, Purdue University
Arif Ghafoor, Purdue University
Ashfaq Khokhar, University of Delaware
pp. 235
Yoshihiro Ohmi, University of Tokyo
Kazuhisa Kawai, Toyohashi University of Technology
Hajime Ohiwa, Keio University
pp. 250
Boris Katz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deniz Yuret, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jimmy Lin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sue Felshin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rebecca Schulman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Adnan Ilik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ali Ibrahim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Philip Osafo-Kwaako, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 255
Sylvie Servigne, Claude Bernard University of Lyon / National Institute for Applied Sciences
Robert Laurini, Claude Bernard University of Lyon / National Institute for Applied Sciences
Myoung-Ah Kang, Claude Bernard University of Lyon / National Institute for Applied Sciences
Ki Joune Li, National Pusan University
pp. 262
Poster Session IV
Peter Bosch, University of Twente
Sape J. Mullender, University of Twente
Pierre G. Jansen, University of Twente
pp. 277
Nikos A. Nikolaou, National Technical University of Athens
Charilaos A. Tsetsekas, National Technical University of Athens
Iakovos S. Venieris, National Technical University of Athens
pp. 282
Menelaos K. Perdikeas, National Technical University of Athens
Fotis G. Chatzipapadopoulos, National Technical University of Athens
Iakovos S. Venieris, National Technical University of Athens
pp. 287
Leana Golubchik, University of Maryland at College Park
John C.S. Lui, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Edmundo de Souza e Silva, Federal University of Rio de Janero
pp. 292
David Boyer, Bell Labs - Lucent Technologies
Mauricio Cortes, Bell Labs - Lucent Technologies
Michael Vernick, Bell Labs - Lucent Technologies
Sylvia Wilbur, Queen Mary & Westfield College
Anjum Khan, Queen Mary & Westfield College
Graeme Balfour, Queen Mary & Westfield College
pp. 297
Alexey Roytman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Israel Ben-Shaul, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Israel Cidon, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 323
Ana Pajares, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Juan Carlos Guerri, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Manuel Esteve, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Carlos Palau, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Antonio Leon, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Narcis Cardona, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
pp. 333
Alexey Roytman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Israel Ben-Shaul, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Israel Cidon, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 343
Luis Henrique Maciel Kosmalski Costa, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Otto Carlos Muniz Bandeira Duarte, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
pp. 347
Michele Clark, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kevin Jeffay, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 362
Ibrahim Kamel, Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
T. Niranjan, Transarc Corporation
pp. 395
John Bruno, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Jose Brustoloni, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Eran Gabber, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Banu Ozden, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Abraham Silberschatz, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 400
Panel Contribution
V V Vinod, Kent Ridge Digital Labs Starlab NV
Adam Lindsay, Kent Ridge Digital Labs Starlab NV
pp. 406
Oral Session A3: Network Management
Kevin C. Almeroth, University of California at Santa Barbara
Katia Obraczka, University of Southern California
Dante de Lucia, University of Southern California
pp. 420
Oral Session C5: Collaborative Virtual Environments
Flavia Sparacino, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Glorianna Davenport, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 439
Shih-Ping Liou, Siemens Corporate Research
Candemir Toklu, Siemens Corporate Research
Kilian Heckrodt, Siemens Corporate Research
pp. 454
Oral Session D9: Video Indexing/Retrieval
Jie Wei, City University of New York
Izidor Gertner, City University of New York
Ze-Nian Li, Simon Fraser University
pp. 460
Jia-Ling Koh, National Taiwan Normal University
Chin-Sung Lee, National Tsing Hua University
Arbee L.P. Chen, National Tsing Hua University
pp. 472
Oral Session B2: Web Servers
Oral Session F1: Authoring Tools for Sound/Music
Sergio Canazza, Universit? di Padova
Giovanni de Poli, Universit? di Padova
Antonio Rodà, Universit? di Padova
Alvise Vidolin, Universit? di Padova
pp. 518
Oral Session G2: Electronic Commerce/Watermarking
Jiri Fridrich, State University of New York at Binghamton and Mission Research Corporation
pp. 536
Oral Session G5: Multimedia Support for Cultural Heritage/Common Activities
Difu Su, University of Minnesota
Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota
Jey-Hsin Yao, Fujitsu Labs of America
pp. 541
Michael Chan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Gino Yu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 547
Oral Session G4: Multimedia Support for Mobile Systems/Common Activities
Vítor Sequeira, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
Emanuele Bovisio, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
Joao G.M. Gonçalves, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
pp. 566
T. Kristjansson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
T.S. Huang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
P. Ramesh, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
B.H. Juang, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 572
Oral Session B5: Distributed Environments
Yuqing Song, State University of New York at Buffalo
Markus Mielke, State University of New York at Buffalo
Aidong Zhang, State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 585
Oral Session D6: Shape-Based Retrieval of Single Images
Meirav Adoram, Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Science
Michael S. Lew, Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Science
pp. 597
Carlo Meghini, Istituto di Elaborazione dell'Informazione, CNR
Fabrizio Sebastiani, Istituto di Elaborazione dell'Informazione, CNR
Umberto Straccia, Istituto di Elaborazione dell'Informazione, CNR
pp. 603
Baback Moghaddam, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory
Alex Pentland, Masssachusets Institute of Technology
pp. 610
Oral Session B3: Video Servers
Sheau-Ru Tong, National PingTung University of Science and Technology
Sho-Chi Lee, National PingTung University of Science and Technology
pp. 622
Oral Session F3: Authoring/Software Engineering Tools
William Newman, Xerox Research Centre Europe
Chris Dance, Xerox Research Centre Europe
Alex Taylor, Xerox Research Centre Europe
Stuart Taylor, Xerox Research Centre Europe
Michael Taylor, Xerox Research Centre Europe
Tony Aldhous, Xerox Research Centre Europe
pp. 647
A. Chakraborty, Siemens Corporate Research
P. Liu, Siemens Corporate Research
L. Hsu, Siemens Corporate Research
pp. 654
Oral Session F6: Computer Graphics and Animation
M.A. Akhloufi, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
V. Polotski, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
P. Cohen, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
pp. 672
Poster Session V
Youssef Chahir, Universit? de Technologie de Compi?gne Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Liming Chen, Universit? de Technologie de Compi?gne Ecole Centrale de Lyon
pp. 705
M. Kiddell, University of Wales
M. Chen, University of Wales
D.J. Oborne, University of Wales
F.W. Slater, University of Wales
M. McCulloch, University of Wales
pp. 715
E. Ardizzone, University of Palermo
M. La Cascia, University of Palermo
A. Avanzato, University of Palermo
A. Bruna, University of Palermo
pp. 725
Wen-Chen Hu, Auburn University
Mark S. Schmalz, University of Florida at Gainesville
Gerhard X. Ritter, University of Florida at Gainesville
pp. 730
Yong Rui, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sean X. Zhou, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas S. Huang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 735
Takashi Tomii, Yokohama National University
Szabolcs Varga, Yokohama National University
Sayaka Imai, Yokohama National University
Hiroshi Arisawa, Yokohama National University
pp. 741
Kriengkrai Porkaew, University of California at Irvine
Sharad Mehrotra, University of California at Irvine
Michael Ortega, University of California at Irvine
pp. 747
W. Zhao, University of Maryland at College Park
J. Wang, LG Electronics Research Center of America,
D. Bhat, LG Electronics Research Center of America,
K. Sakiewicz, LG Electronics Research Center of America,
N. Nandhakumar, LG Electronics Research Center of America,
W. Chang, Rochester Institute of Technology
pp. 752
G. Polese, Universit? di Salerno
G. Tortora, Universit? di Salerno
S.K. Chang, University of Pittsburgh
pp. 783
Poster Session VI
João Orvalho, Universidade de Coimbra
Tiago Andrade, Communications and Telematic Services Group
Fernando Boavida, Communications and Telematic Services Group
pp. 830
Erwin Riederer, Federal Armed Forces University
Rolf Matzner, Federal Armed Forces University
pp. 836
D. Del Corso, Politecnico di Torino
G. Morrone, LAMP (Multimedia Laboratory) COREP and Politecnico di Torino
E. Ovcin, LAMP (Multimedia Laboratory) COREP and Politecnico di Torino
A. Truzzi, LAMP (Multimedia Laboratory) COREP and Politecnico di Torino
C. Scrizzi, MUST (Multimedia Services and Training)
M. Gastaldi, MUST (Multimedia Services and Training)
pp. 841
I Mirbel, UPRESA
B. Pernici, Politecnico di Milano
M. Vazirgiannis, Athens University of Economics and Bussiness
pp. 867
A. Pelagotti, Philips Research Laboratories
G. de Haan, Philips Research Laboratories
pp. 872
Kent Wittenburg, GTE Laboratories Incorporated
John Nicol, GTE Laboratories Incorporated
Jim Paschetto, GTE Laboratories Incorporated
Chris Martin, GTE Laboratories Incorporated
pp. 913
Ronaldo Mussauer de Lima, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Flavio Paiva Junqueira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Paulo Andre da S. Gonçalves, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Otto Carlos Muniz B. Duarte, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
pp. 929
C. Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
A. Tefas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
I. Pitas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
pp. 934
Zongming Fei, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mostafa H. Ammar, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ibrahim Kamel, Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
Sarit Mukherjee, Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
pp. 949
Anastasios D. Doulamis, National Technical University of Athens
Yannis S. Avrithis, National Technical University of Athens
Nikolaos D. Doulamis, National Technical University of Athens
Stefanos D. Kollias, National Technical University of Athens
pp. 954
L. Cinque, Universit? "La Sapienza" di Roma
S. Levialdi, Universit? "La Sapienza" di Roma
A. Pellicanò, Universit? "La Sapienza" di Roma
K.A. Olsen, Molde College
pp. 969
Demo Contributions
Byung-Woo Min, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Ho-Sub Yoon, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Jung Soh, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Young-Kyu Yang, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
pp. 982
Franco Casalino, CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A
Gianluca Di Cagno, CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A
pp. 989
Alessandro Grimaldi, Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
Tiziana Catarci, Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
pp. 993
Jana Dittmann, GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
pp. 1001
Vitor Sequeira, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
Emanuele Bovisio, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
Joao G.M. Gonçalves, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
pp. 1005
Alessandro Bellini, Mathema Information Engineering, Firenze, Italy
Marco Guarducci, Mathema Information Engineering, Firenze, Italy
Alberto Del Lungo, Universit? di Siena
Fabio Gori, Universit? di Firenze
Roberto Grossi, Universit? di Pisa
pp. 1007
Wen-Chen Hu, Auburn University
Mark S. Schmalz, University of Florida at Gainesville
Gerhard X. Ritter, University of Florida at Gainesville
pp. 1009
Pier Luca Montessoro, Universit? degli Studi di Udine
Stefano Caschi, Universit? degli Studi di Udine
pp. 1017
A. Plante, ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
S. Tanaka, ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Y. Iwadate, ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 1024
Carol Strohecker, MERL - A Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory
pp. 1030
Guy Vardi, The Interdisciplinary Center
Roni Shaliv, The Interdisciplinary Center
Guy Vardi, IBM
pp. 1032
D. Merlini, Universit? di Firenze
S. Petruzzi, Universit? di Firenze
R. Sprugnoli, Universit? di Firenze
M.C. Verri, Universit? di Firenze
pp. 1033
EC Projects
Irek Defée, Tampere University of Technology and Partners of the ACTS Project COMIQS
Jami Kangasoja, Tampere University of Technology and Partners of the ACTS Project COMIQS
Mika Rustari, Tampere University of Technology and Partners of the ACTS Project COMIQS
pp. 1043
G. Cisneros, Corporaci?n Multimedia
P. Fernández, Corporaci?n Multimedia
J.L. Lerma, Corporaci?n Multimedia
O. Martínez, Corporaci?n Multimedia
J.M. Menéndez, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GTI
J.M. Martínez, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GTI
J. Bescós, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GTI
J. Cabrera, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GTI
A. Orero, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GIO
J.M. López, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GIO
J. Chaparro, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GIO
F. Pascual, Universidad Polit?cnica Madrid-GIO
L. Torres, Universidad Polit?cnica de Catalu?a - TSC
L. Lorente, Universidad Polit?cnica de Catalu?a - TSC
C. Pastor, Grupo Telef?nica
M. Rodríguez, Grupo Telef?nica
A. Melguizo, Grupo Telef?nica
J. Mangas, Grupo Telef?nica
M.A. Panduro, Hispasat
A. Molina, Hispasat
J.R. López, Hispasat
J. Delgado, Logic Control; UPC - DAC
J. Fernández, Arcitel
A. Muñoz, Arcitel
S. Vicente, Arcitel
C. Brendes, Institut F?r Rundfunketechnik
F. Kozamernik, European Broadcast Union
L. Cacho, Televisi?n Espa?ola
G. Alberico, Radio Televisione Italiana
H. Écija, ?CIJA & Asociados
M. del Río, ?CIJA & Asociados
J. Salmerón, ?CIJA & Asociados
F. Labrada, Media Research & Consultancy
pp. 1052
C. Bouras, Computer Technology Institute
D. Fotakis, Computer Technology Institute
V. Kapoulas, Computer Technology Institute
A. Koubek, Technikum Joanneum
H. Mayer, Joanneum Research
H. Rehatschek, Joanneum Research
pp. 1055
J. Vicedo, LABEIN, Zamudio, Spain
I. Angulo, LABEIN, Zamudio, Spain
J. Sequeiros, LABEIN, Zamudio, Spain
G. Allende, IBERDROU, Bilbao, Spain
T. Batuecas, TECNATOM, Madrid, Spain
C. Martin, TECNATOM, Madrid, Spain
pp. 1058
G. Benelli, Universit? degli Studi di Siena
A. Bianchi, Universit? degli Studi di Siena
P. Marti, Universit? degli Studi di Siena
D. Sennati, Universit? degli Studi di Siena
E. Not, Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
pp. 1075
M. Ceccarelli, Philips Research Eindhoven
G. Mekenkamp, Philips Research Eindhoven
E. Persoon, Philips Research Eindhoven
pp. 1082
Stefanos Kollias, National Technical University of Athens
Frederic Piat, National Technical University of Athens
pp. 1089
M. Sidahmed, University of Compi?gne
P. Morizet, University of Compi?gne
P. Trigano, University of Compi?gne
J.K. Hammond, University of Southampton
S. Braun, University of Southampton
G. Dalpiaz, University of Bologna
U. Meneghetti, University of Bologna
pp. 1099
Elisa Bertino, Universit? degli Studi
Barbara Catania, Universit? degli Studi
Bill Black, UMIST
Andrew Brasher, Pira International
Diana Deavin, Pira International
Andreas Persidis, Pira International
Vito Candela, Universit? di Bari
Floriana Esposito, Universit? di Bari
Giovanni Semeraro, Universit? di Bari
Gian Piero Zarri, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
pp. 1106
J. Cosmas, Queen Mary & Weslfield College
Y. Paker, Queen Mary & Weslfield College
A. Pearmain, Queen Mary & Weslfield College
P. Schoonjans, Queen Mary & Weslfield College
R. Schäfer, Institut f?r Rundfunktechnik GmbH
A. Erk, Institut f?r Rundfunktechnik GmbH
C. Dosch, Institut f?r Rundfunktechnik GmbH
R. Mies, KPN Research
M. Bais, KPN Research
R. Schäfer, H. Hertz Institut f?r Nachrichtentechnik GmbH
P. Stammnitz, H. Hertz Institut f?r Nachrichtentechnik GmbH
W. Liebsch, H. Hertz Institut f?r Nachrichtentechnik GmbH
G. Klunsoyr, Telenor
L. Pedersen, Telenor
S. Bauer, Robert Bosch GmbH
A. Engelsberg, Robert Bosch GmbH
B. Klock, Norwegian Broadcasting Corp. Ltd
pp. 1110
Antonello Pasquarelli, Alenia Marconi Systems Laboratory of Information Technology
Filippo de Stefani, Alenia Marconi Systems Laboratory of Information Technology
Gregory M.P. O'Hare, University College Dublin
Aidan J. Murphy, University College Dublin
pp. 1114
G. Arcangeli, Universit? di Firenze
J. Assfalg, Universit? di Firenze
E. Vicario, Universit? di Firenze
R. Tartaglia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze
pp. 1123
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