August 2014 Newsletter August 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the IEEE-TCMC (Technical
Committee on Multimedia Computing) monthly mailing.

This month's topics include:

IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT)
Special Issue CFPs and May-June Issue ToC
IEEE Multimedia July Issue ToC

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I wanted to bring to your attention the call for papers for several
exciting special issues as well as recent publications in the IEEE
Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT).

Table of Contents:

A. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the Cloud
- Special Issue on Cloud Gaming and Virtualization

B. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the Cloud
- Special Issue on Fundamentals and Applications

C. Call for Papers—Special Section on Efficient HEVC Implementations

D. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the Cloud
- Special Issue on Mobile Computing

E. Call for Papers—Special Issue on Augmented Video

F. Table of Contents—May 2014

G. Table of Contents—June 2014

A. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the
Cloud—Special Issue on Cloud Gaming and Virtualization

Guest Editors:
Shervin Shirmohammadi, University of Ottawa, Canada
Maha Abdallah, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France
Dewan Tanvir Ahmed, University of North Carolina, USA
Kuan-Ta Chen Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Yan Lu, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Alex Snyatkov, OnLive, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Publication: December 2015
http://tcsvt.polito.it/Call%20for%20Papers%20-%20TCSVT%20Special%20Issue%20on%20Visual%20Computing%20in%20the%20Cloud%20-%20Cloud%20Gaming%20and%20Virtualization.pdf

B. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the
Cloud—Special Issue on Fundamentals and Applications

Guest Editors:
Jiangchuan Liu, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Wenwu Zhu, Tsinghua University, China
Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL, Switzerland
John Apostolopoulos, Cisco, USA
Xian-Sheng Hua, Microsoft Research, USA
Chuan Wu, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Publication: June 2015
http://tcsvt.polito.it/Call%20for%20Papers%20-%20TCSVT%20Special%20Issue%20on%20Visual%20Computing%20in%20the%20Cloud%20-%20Fundamentals%20and%20Applications.pdf

C. Call for Papers—Special Section on Efficient HEVC Implementations

Guest Editors:
Madhukar Budagavi, Samsung
Jens-Rainer Ohm, RWTH Aachen University
Gary J. Sullivan, Microsoft
Vivienne Sze, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thomas Wiegand, Fraunhofer HHI & TU Berlin
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Publication: September 2015
http://tcsvt.polito.it/Call%20for%20Papers%20-%20TCSVT%20Special%20Section%20on%20Efficient%20HEVC%20Implementations.pdf

D. Call for Papers—Special Issue Series on Visual Computing in the
Cloud—Special Issue on Mobile Computing

Guest Editors:
Yonggang Wen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Pascal Frossard, EPFL, Switzerland
Qibin Sun, Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Wenjun Zeng, University of Missouri, USA
Jacob Chakareski, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Di Wu, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Deadline: July 15, 2015
Publication: June 2016
http://tcsvt.polito.it/Call%20for%20Papers%20-%20TCSVT%20Special%20Issue%20on%20Visual%20Computing%20in%20the%20Cloud%20-%20Mobile%20Computing.pdf

E. Call for Papers—Special Issue on Augmented Video

Guest Editors:
Peter Eisert, Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
Henry Fuchs, University of North Carolina, USA
Yebin Liu, Tsinghua University, China
Kyoung Mu Lee, Seoul National University, Korea
Didier Stricker, DFKI, Germany
Graham Thomas, BBC R&D, UK
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Publication: September 2016
http://tcsvt.polito.it/Call%20for%20Papers%20-%20TCSVT%20Special%20Issue%20on%20Augmented%20Video.pdf

F. Table of Contents—May 2014

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
Vol. 24, Issue 5
May 2014
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=6809234&punumber=76

Table of Contents

Image/Video Processing
Article Title:
Blind Post-Processing for Ringing and Mosquito Artifact Reduction in Coded Videos
Authors:
Seok Bong Yoo; Kyuha Choi; Jong Beom Ra

Article Title:
Random-Grid-Based Visual Cryptography Schemes
Authors:
Young-Chang Hou; Shih-Chieh Wei; Chia-Yin Lin

Image/Video Analysis and Computer Vision
Article Title:
Visual Comfort Amelioration Technique for Stereoscopic Images:
Disparity Remapping to Mitigate Global and Local Discomfort Causes
Authors:
Hosik Sohn; Yong Ju Jung; Seong-Il Lee; Speranza, F.; Yong Man Ro

Article Title:
Object-Coherence Warping for Stereoscopic Image Retargeting
Authors:
Shih-Syun Lin; Chao-Hung Lin; Shu-Huai Chang; Tong-Yee Lee

Article Title:
Region-Based Saliency Detection and Its Application in Object Recognition
Authors:
Zhixiang Ren; Shenghua Gao; Liang-Tien Chia; Tsang, I.W.-H.

Article Title:
Unsupervised Object Extraction by Contour Delineation and Texture
Discrimination Based on Oriented Edge Features
Authors:
Litian Sun; Shibata, T.

Article Title:
Unsupervised Multiclass Region Cosegmentation via Ensemble Clustering
and Energy Minimization
Authors:
Hongliang Li; Fanman Meng; Qingbo Wu; Bing Luo

Article Title:
Face Hallucination Via Weighted Adaptive Sparse Regularization
Authors:
Zhongyuan Wang; Ruimin Hu; Shizheng Wang; Junjun Jiang

Article Title:
Face Authentication With Makeup Changes
Authors:
Guodong Guo; Lingyun Wen; Shuicheng Yan

Article Title:
A New Network-Based Algorithm for Human Activity Recognition in Videos
Authors:
Weiyao Lin; Yuanzhe Chen; Jianxin Wu; Hanli Wang; Bin Sheng; Hongxiang Li

Article Title:
A Fast Simple Optical Flow Computation Approach Based on the 3-D Gradient
Authors:
Yuanwei Li; En Zhu; Jianmin Zhao; Jianping Yin; Xiangfu Zhao

Article Title:
Part-Based Online Tracking With Geometry Constraint and Attention Selection
Authors:
Jianwu Fang; Qi Wang; Yuan Yuan

Article Title:
Metric Learning Based Structural Appearance Model for Robust Visual Tracking
Authors:
Yuwei Wu; Bo Ma; Min Yang; Jian Zhang; Yunde Jia

Image/Video Compression
Article Title:
Robust Video Coding Based on Hybrid Hierarchical B Pictures
Authors:
Wen-Jiin Tsai; Yu-Chen Sun; Po-Jui Chiu

Article Title :
Distributed Wireless Video Scheduling With Delayed Control Information
Authors:
Liang Zhou; Zhen Yang; Yonggang Wen; Rodrigues, J.J.P.C.

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G. Table of Contents—June 2014

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
Vol. 24, Issue 6
June 2014
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=6824288&punumber=76

Table of Contents
Image/Video Processing
Article Title:
Bayesian Video Super-Resolution With Heavy-Tailed Prior Models
Authors:
Jin Chen; Nunez-Yanez, J.L.; Achim, A.

Article Title:
Image Restoration Using Joint Statistical Modeling in a Space-Transform Domain
Authors:
Jian Zhang; Debin Zhao; Ruiqin Xiong; Siwei Ma; Wen Gao

Image/Video Analysis and Computer Vision
Article Title:
High Performance Stereo System for Dense 3-D Reconstruction
Authors:
Michailidis, G.-T.; Pajarola, R.; Andreadis, I.

Article Title:
Correspondence and Depth-Image Based Rendering a Hybrid Approach for
Free-Viewpoint Video
Authors:
Lipski, C.; Klose, F.; Magnor, M.

Article Title:
Body Surface Context: A New Robust Feature for Action Recognition
From Depth Videos
Authors:
Yan Song; Jinhui Tang; Fan Liu; Shuicheng Yan

Article Title:
Learning Cross-Media Joint Representation With Sparse and
Semisupervised Regularization
Authors:
Xiaohua Zhai; Yuxin Peng; Jianguo Xiao

Article Title:
Fully Unsupervised Learning of Camera Link Models for Tracking Humans Across
Nonoverlapping Cameras
Authors:
Chun-Te Chu; Jenq-Neng Hwang

Image/Video Compression
Article Title:
Multiview Video Plus Depth Coding With Depth-Based Prediction Mode
Authors:
Bal, C.; Nguyen, T.Q.

Article Title:
View Synthesis Distortion Estimation for AVC- and HEVC-Compatible 3-D Video Coding
Authors:
Byung Tae Oh; Kwan-Jung Oh

Article Title:
Cluster-Based Motion Estimation Algorithm With Low Memory and Bandwidth
Requirements for H.264/AVC Scalable Extension
Authors:
Ching-Lung Su; Tse-Min Chen; Chih-Yang Huang

Article Title:
Complexity-Aware Adaptive Preprocessing Scheme for Region-of-Interest
Spatial Scalable Video Coding
Authors:
Grois, D.; Hadar, O.

Article Title:
Lossless Compression of Color Filter Array Images by Hierarchical
Prediction and Context Modeling
Authors:
Seyun Kim; Nam Ik Cho

Image/Video Communication
Article Title:
Cross-Layer Forward Error Correction Scheme Using Raptor and RCPC Codes
for Prioritized Video Transmission Over Wireless Channels
Authors:
Yeqing Wu; Kumar, S.; Fei Hu; Yingying Zhu; Matyjas, J.D.

Image/Video Hardware Systems
Article Title:
High-Speed Simultaneous Image Distortion Correction Transformations for a
Multicamera Cylindrical Panorama Real-time Video System Using FPGA
Authors:
Yuan Xu; Qinghai Zhou; Liwei Gong; Mingcheng Zhu; Xiaohong Ding; Teng, R.K.F.

Article Title:
Vision-Based Egomotion Estimation on FPGA for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Navigation
Authors:
Angelopoulou, M.E.; Bouganis, C.-S.

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IEEE MultiMedia Magazine (July)

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2   EIC's Message
   "Big Data and Image Search," Yong Rui
  
4   Media Beat
   "A Closing Circle: Back to Authoring," Frank Nack
  
7  "Guest Editors' Introduction," Rongrong Ji, Yi Yang, Nicu Sebe,
Kiyoharu Aizawa, and Liangliang Cao

10   "Toward Multiscreen Social TV with Geolocation-Aware Social Sense,"
Han Hu, Yonggang Wen, Huanbo Luan, Tat-Seng Chua, and Xuelong Li

20  "Multimodal Spatio-Temporal Theme Modeling for Landmark Analysis,"
Weiqing Min, Bing-Kun Bao, and Changsheng Xu

30  "Compact Descriptors for Visual Search," Ling-Yu Duan, Jie Lin,
Jie Chen, Tiejun Huang, and Wen Gao

41  "Projected Residual Vector Quantization for ANN Search,"
Benchang Wei, Tao Guan, and Junqing Yu

52  "View-Based 3D Object Retrieval: Challenges and Approaches,"
Yue Gao and Qionghai Dai

58   Industry & Standards
   "The Scalable Extensions of HEVC for Ultra-High-Definition Video Delivery,"
   Yan Ye and Pierre Andrivon
  
66   Media Impact
   "The Future of Smart Photography," Harro Stokman
  
72   Scientific Conferences
   "ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR 2014),"
   Stefan Rueger and Joemon M. Jose
  
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