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Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on (1996)
Hiroshima, Japan
June 17, 1996 to June 23, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7819-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xxi
Opening Address
Keynote Address
Session 1: Virtual Reality

A Multimedia VR System (Abstract)

Tsuneo Ikedo , Computer Architecture Lab., The University of Aizu
pp. 0004

Life-like Communication Agent -Emotion Sensing Character "MIC" & Feeling Session Character "MUSE"- (Abstract)

Naoko Tosa , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Ryohei Nakatsu , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 0012

CALVIN: an immersimedia design environment utilizing heterogeneous perspectives (Abstract)

J. Leigh , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
A.E. Johnson , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 0020

Dynamic LoD for QoS Management in the Next Generation VRML (Abstract)

Masatoshi Arikawa , Hiroshima City University
Akira Amano , Hiroshima City University
Kaori Maeda , Hiroshima City University
Yasuaki Nakamura , Hiroshima City University
Kaduo Hiraki , Hiroshima City University
Mutsuhiro Terauchi , Hiroshima City University
Reiji Aibara , Hiroshima University
Kouji Nishimura , Hiroshima University
Shinji Shimojo , Osaka University
pp. 0024

Supporting Ultrasound Diagnosis Using An Animated 3D Model of the Heart (Abstract)

Thomas Berlage , German National Research Center for Information Technology Institute for Applied Information Technology
Thorsten Fox , German National Research Center for Information Technology Institute for Applied Information Technology
Gernoth Grunst , German National Research Center for Information Technology Institute for Applied Information Technology
Klaus-Jourgen Quast , German National Research Center for Information Technology Institute for Applied Information Technology
pp. 0034
Session 2: Invited Talk
Session 3: QoS

On Supporting Mission-Critical Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

J. Huang , Honeywell Technology Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
P.-J. Wan , Honeywell Technology Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 0046

Resource management system for a broadband multipoint bridge (Abstract)

C.J. Sreenan , Bell Lab., Lucent Technol., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 0070

Dynamic QOS Control Based on the QOS-Ticket Model (Abstract)

Kiyokuni Kawachiya , IBM Research, Tokyo Research Laboratory
pp. 0078

Declarative Scheduling for Optimally Graceful QoS Degradation (Abstract)

Martin Moser , Tohoku University, RIEC, Department of Computer Science
pp. 0086

A dynamic QoS control based on optimistic processor reservation (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 0095

XCAP: a multistream routing algorithm for multimedia traffic (Abstract)

R. Simon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
T. Znati , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
R.J. Sclabassi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 0104

A Negotiation and Resource Reservation Protocol (NRP) for Configurable Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Gabriel Dermler , University of Stuttgart Institute of Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Systems (IPVR)
Walter Fiederer , University of Stuttgart Institute of Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Systems (IPVR)
Ingo Barth , University of Stuttgart Institute of Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Systems (IPVR)
Kurt Rothermel , University of Stuttgart Institute of Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Systems (IPVR)
pp. 0113
Session 4: Video-on-Demand Systems and Buffer Management

Providing VCR Functionality in a Constant Quality Video-On-Demand Transportation Service (Abstract)

Wu-chi Feng , EECS Department, University of Michigan
Farnam Jahanian , EECS Department, University of Michigan
Stuart Sechrest , EECS Department, University of Michigan
pp. 0127

A Greedy-but-Safe Dynamic Scheduling Strategy for an Interactive Video-On-Demand Server (Abstract)

Tsun-Ping J. To , Department of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology,Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Babak Hamidzadeh , Department of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology,Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 0136

Real-time guaranteed video transport for video-on-demand systems (Abstract)

Hung-Ju Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
Jyh-Charn Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 0156

Buffer Replacement Algorithms for Multimedia Storage Systems (Abstract)

Banu Ozden , Bell Laboratories
Rajeev Rastogi , Bell Laboratories
Avi Silberschatz , Bell Laboratories
pp. 0172

A Dynamic Buffer Management Technique for Minimizing the Necessary Buffer Space in a Continuous Media Server (Abstract)

Yeon Seung Ryu , Seoul National University, KOREA
Kern Koh , Seoul National University, KOREA
pp. 0181

Buffer Management in Multimedia Database Systems (Abstract)

Sreenivas Gollapudi , Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Buffalo
Aidong Zhang , Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 0186
Session 5: Panel
Session 6: Retrieval and Query

An Algorithm for Content-based Retrieval in Multimedia Databases (Abstract)

Venkat N. Gudivada , Ohio University
Gwang S. Jung , Jackson State University
pp. 0193

A Flexible Content-based Image Retrieval System with Combined Scene Description Keyword (Abstract)

Atushi Ono , Information Systems Product Development Lab., SHARP Co. Institute of Industrial Science, Yarnatokooriyama, Nara
Masashi Amano , Information Systems Product Development Lab., SHARP Co. Institute of Industrial Science, Yarnatokooriyama, Nara
Mitsuhiro Hakaridani , Information Systems Product Development Lab., SHARP Co. Institute of Industrial Science, Yarnatokooriyama, Nara
Takashi Satoh , Univ. of Tokyo, MinaLto-ku, Tokyo
Masao Sakauchi , Univ. of Tokyo, MinaLto-ku, Tokyo
pp. 0201

Shape Discrimination Using Integral Features (Abstract)

Atsushi Hiroike , Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Yasuhide Mori , Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Akito Sakurai , Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 0223

Focused color intersection with efficient searching for object detection and image retrieval (Abstract)

V.V. Vinod , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
H. Murase , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
C. Hashizume , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 0229
Session 7: Invited Talk
Session 8: Performance

Continuous media playback and jitter control (Abstract)

S. Jha , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
M. Fry , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 0245

Performance Issues in CD-ROM based Storage Systems for Multimedia (Abstract)

Vijnan Shastri , Centre for Electronics Design Technology , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Andre Pittet , Centre for Electronics Design Technology , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
P.Venkat Rangan , Department of Computer Science, University of California at San Diego, CA, USA
V. Rajaraman , Supercomputer Education and Research Centre , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Srihari Sampath Kumar , Department of Computer Science, University of Washington at St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 0259
Session 9: Multimedia Modeling

QA Builder: A Visual Toolkit for Building Multimedia Knowledge-based Systems with Immediate Feedback (Abstract)

Michelle Y. Kim , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 0269

A Flexible Architecture for Heterogeneous Replayable Workspaces (Abstract)

Nelson R. Manohar , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
Atul Prakash , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
pp. 0274

Interactive multi-user multimedia environments on the Internet: an overview of DAMSEL and its implementation (Abstract)

Paul Pazandak , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jaideep Srivastava , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 0287

Refining the MATILDA multimedia authoring framework with a visual formalism (Abstract)

David Lowe , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
Mark Sifer , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 0291
Session 10: Content-Based Video Structuring/Recognition and 3D Presentation

Extracting story units from long programs for video browsing and navigation (Abstract)

Minerva Yeung , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
Bede Liu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
Boon-Lock Yeo , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 0296

Integrated Image and Speech Analysis for Content-Based Video Indexing (Abstract)

Yuh-Lin Chang , Matsushita Information Technology Laboratory Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
Wenjun Zeng , Matsushita Information Technology Laboratory Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
Ibrahim Kamel , Matsushita Information Technology Laboratory Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
Rafael Alonso , Matsushita Information Technology Laboratory Panasonic Technologies, Inc.
pp. 0306

The MoCA Workbench: Support for Creativity in Movie Content Analysi (Abstract)

Rainer Lienhart , Praktische Informatik IV, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Silvia Pfeiffer , Praktische Informatik IV, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Wolfgang Effelsberg , Praktische Informatik IV, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
pp. 0314

Content-based Drama Editing based on Inter-media Synchronization (Abstract)

Yoshitomo Yaginuma , Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
pp. 0322
Session 11: Recognition and 3D Presentation
Session 12: Panel
Session 13: Synchronization of Multimedia

An Open Framework for Integrating Widely Distributed Hypermedia Resources (Abstract)

Stuart Goose , University of Southampton, Multimedia Research Laboratory, Southampton, UK
Jonathan Dale , University of Southampton, Multimedia Research Laboratory, Southampton, UK
Gary Hill , University of Southampton, Multimedia Research Laboratory, Southampton, UK
Dave de Roure , University of Southampton, Multimedia Research Laboratory, Southampton, UK
Wendy Hall , University of Southampton, Multimedia Research Laboratory, Southampton, UK
pp. 0364

Intelligent Browsing for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Chris Drummond , University of Ottawa
Dan Ionescu , University of Ottawa
Robert Holte , University of Ottawa
Nicolas Georganas , University of Ottawa
Emil Petriu , University of Ottawa
pp. 0386

Multimedia synchronization system for MPEG video based on quality of pictures (Abstract)

Akio Ichikawa , Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Katsunori Yamaoka , Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Yoshida , Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshinori Sakai , Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 0390

Generalized synchronization model and description language for multimedia systems (Abstract)

Minglu Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China
Yongqiang Sun , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China
Huanye Sheng , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China
pp. 0394
Session 14: Hypermedia Documents

Modeling Timed User-Interactions in Multimedia Documents (Abstract)

Junehwa Song , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Yurdaer N. Doganata , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Michelle Y. Kim , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Asser N. Tantawi , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 0407

Extending styles to hypermedia documents (Abstract)

A. Caloini , C&C Inf. Technol. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
E. Tanaka , C&C Inf. Technol. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 0417

User Interface for a Digital Library to Support Construction of a "Virtual Personal Library" (Abstract)

H. Kikuchi , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
Y. Mishina , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
M. Ashizawa , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
N. Yamazaki , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
H. Fujisawa , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
pp. 0429

The Digital Album: A Personal File-tainment System (Abstract)

Yuichi Yagawa , Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Noriyuki Iwai , Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Kunihiro Yanagi , Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
Keiji Kojima , Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 0433
Session 15: Query Language

HG-Tree: An Index Structure for Multimedia Databases (Abstract)

Guang-Ho Cha , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Chin-Wan Chung , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 0449

V-QBE: video database retrieval by means of example motion of objects (Abstract)

A. Yoshitaka , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
M. Yoshimitsu , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
M. Hirakawa , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
T. Ichikawa , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
pp. 0453

Multimedia applications using a database programming language-INADA (Abstract)

K. Kaneko , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
A. Makinouchi , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
M. Aritsugi , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 0458
Invited Speaker
Session 16: Panel
Session 17: Digital Data Processing

Telepresence for in-situ microscopy (Abstract)

B. Parvin , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
J. Taylor , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
B. Crowley , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
L. Wu , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
W. Johnston , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
D. Owen , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
M.A. O'Keefe , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
U. Dahmen , Div. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA, USA
pp. 0481

A method to fuse two kinds of digital road maps (Abstract)

Y. Ohsawa , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Saitama Univ., Urawa, Japan
M. Miyazaki , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Saitama Univ., Urawa, Japan
pp. 0497
Session 18: Video Coding

Scene adaptive MPEG encoding algorithm using the P-picture-based analysis (Abstract)

Hain-Ching Liu , DiviCom Inc., Milpitas, CA, USA
G.L. Zick , DiviCom Inc., Milpitas, CA, USA
pp. 0506

An MPEG2-Based Digital CATV and VOD System using ATM-PON Architecture (Abstract)

Noriyuki Terada , NTT Multimedia Systems Department
Hiroshi Ishii , NTT Multimedia Systems Department
Takeshi Tachi , NTT Multimedia Systems Department
Yasuyuki Okumura , NTT Optical Network Systems Laboratories
Hiroshi Kotera , NTT Human Interface Laboratories
pp. 0522

New Algorithms for Admission Control and Scheduling to support Multimedia Feedback Remote Control Applications (Abstract)

Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jonathan M. Smith , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 0532

Fast algorithms for compositing multi-way compressed video (Abstract)

Zhang Maojun , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Math., Nat. Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China
Hu Xiaofeng , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Math., Nat. Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China
Yang Bing , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Math., Nat. Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China
Ku Xishu , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Math., Nat. Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China
pp. 0540

Genetic Block Matching Algorithm for Video Coding (Abstract)

Chun-Hung Lin , National Taiwan University
Ja-Ling Wu , National Taiwan University
pp. 0544
Session 19: Problems on the Network

Reservation Mechanisms for Efficient Resource Management in Internetworks (Abstract)

S. Damaskos , GMD - FOKUS, Hardenbergplatz
H. F. Salama , CACC-North Carolina State University
pp. 0557

Ensuring High Availability of Distributed Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Manuel Billot , Thomson Multimedia, IRISA, Campus de Beaulieu, FRANCE
Valerie Issarny , Inria, IRISA, Campus de Beaulieu, FRANCE
Michel Banatre , Inria, IRISA, Campus de Beaulieu, FRANCE
Isabelle Puaut , Insa, IRISA, Campus de Beaulieu, FRANCE
pp. 0566
Session 20: Invited Speech

Invited Speech (PDF)

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Session 21: Disk Scheduling

Disk striping in video server environments (Abstract)

B. Ozden , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
R. Rastogi , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
A. Silberschatz , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 0580

Disk Striping and Block Replication Algorithms For Video File Servers (Abstract)

Robert Flynn , Polytechnic University
William Tetzlaff , IBM T. J. Watson Research
pp. 0590

SEP: A Space Efficient Pipelining Technique for Managing Disk Buffers in Multimedia Servers (Abstract)

James Z. Wang , University of Central Florida
Kien A. Hua , University of Central Florida
Honesty C. Young , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 0598

Analysis on Disk Scheduling for Special User Functions (Abstract)

K W Ng , City University of Hong Kong
K H Yeung , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 0608

Author Index (PDF)

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