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Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on (1997)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
June 3, 1997 to June 6, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-7819-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1: Communication Protocols I

A Rate Allocation Policy with MCR/PCR Support and Distributed ABR Implementation Using Explicit Rate Feedback (Abstract)

Henry H.-Y. Tzeng , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Yiwei Thomas Hou , Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
Shivendra S. Panwar , Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
pp. 20
Session 2: Video Servers I, Chair: G. Neufeld

A Novel Video Layout Strategy for Near-Video-on-Demand Servers (Abstract)

Manu Thapar , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Shenze Chen , Hewlett-Packard Labs
pp. 37
Session 3: Music and Distributed Cinema, Chair: W. Effelsberg

MusiKalscope: A Graphical Musical Instrument (Abstract)

S. Fels , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
K. Mase , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
K. Nishimoto , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 55

Toward the Realization of Interactive Movies - Inter Communication Theater: Concept and System - (Abstract)

Ryohei Nakatsu , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Naoko Tosa , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 71
Session 4: Communication Protocols II, Chair: G.v. Bochmann

Traffic Control Mechanism to Support Video Multicast Over IP Networks (Abstract)

Ranga Ramanujan , Architecture Technology Corporation
Ken Thurber , Architecture Technology Corporation
Atiq Ahamad , Architecture Technology Corporation
pp. 85

An Adaptive Threshold Finding Algorithm For Introducing IP Traffic into ATM (Abstract)

H. Korezlioglu , Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications
T. Atmaca , Institut National des Telecommunications
B. Aygun , Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications
pp. 95
Session 5: Video Servers II, Chair: K. Rothermel

Weighted Striping in Multimedia Servers (Abstract)

Y. Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., MN, USA
D. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., MN, USA
pp. 102

Chaining: A Generalized Batching Technique for Video-On-Demand Systems (Abstract)

Kien A. Hua , University of Central Florida
Wallapak Tavanapong , University of Central Florida
Simon Sheu , University of Central Florida
pp. 110
Session 6: Coding and Compression, Chair: W. Grosky

A real-time video-image mapping using polygon rendering techniques (Abstract)

T. Ikedo , Comput. Archit. Lab., The Univ. of Aizu, Japan
pp. 127

Progressive compression of 3D graphic models (Abstract)

J. Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, CA, USA
J. Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, CA, USA
C. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, CA, USA
pp. 135

A Quadtree-based Image Encoding Scheme for Real-time Communication (Abstract)

S. Senbel , Old Dominion University
H. Abdel-Wahab , Old Dominion University
pp. 143
Session 7: Communication Protocols III, Chair: J. Huang

Adaptive Continuous Media Applications in Mobile Computing Environments (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
A. Hokimoto , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 152

Access Network Target Architecture (Abstract)

M. Jankovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Community of Yugoslav PTT, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Z. Petrovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Community of Yugoslav PTT, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
pp. 161

A Framework for Supporting Quality-Based Presentation of Continuous Multimedia Streams (Abstract)

Aidong Zhang , State University of New York at Buffalo
Thomas V Johnson , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 169
Session 8: Video Servers III, Chair: P. Venkat Rangan

Scheduling for interactive operations in parallel video servers (Abstract)

Min-You Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Wei Shu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 178
Session 9: Video and Audio Content Analysis, Chair: G. Ventre

Adaptive transform domain video scene analysis (Abstract)

D.A. Adjerok , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
M.C. Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 203
Session 10: Models for Multimedia Presentations

A New Multimedia Synchronization Specification Method for Temporal and Spatial Events (Abstract)

Jongho Nang , Sogang University
Sujin Kang , Telecomm. Network Research Lab., Korea Telecom
pp. 236
Session 11: Video Servers IV, Chair: M. Chen

A Bandwidth Management Technique for Hierarchical Storage in Large-Scale Multimedia Servers (Abstract)

James Z. Wang , University of Central Florida
Kien A. Hua , University of Central Florida
pp. 261
Session 12: Editing MPEG Streams, Chair: E. Dubois

Editing techniques for MPEG multiplexed streams (Abstract)

K. Talreja , Tata Consultancy Services, Bombay, India
P.V. Rangan , Tata Consultancy Services, Bombay, India
pp. 278

Closed-Loop MPEG Video Rendering (Abstract)

Ishwar K. Sethi , Wayne State University
Bo Shen , Wayne State University
Vasudev Bhaskaran , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
pp. 286

Scalability of audio quality for networked multimedia environments (Abstract)

R. Bertram , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Inf. Technol., Darmstadt Univ. of Technol., Germany
R. Steinmetz , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Inf. Technol., Darmstadt Univ. of Technol., Germany
pp. 294
Session 13: Quality of Service

Time-Estelle: an extended Estelle capable of expressing multimedia QoS parameters (Abstract)

T. Tsang , Sch. of Comput. Sci. & Comput. Eng., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
R. Lai , Sch. of Comput. Sci. & Comput. Eng., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
pp. 311

QoS Negotiation and Resource Reservation for Distributed Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

W. Fiederer , IPVR, University of Stuttgart, Germany
K. Rothermel , IPVR, University of Stuttgart, Germany
G. Dermler , IPVR, University of Stuttgart, Germany
pp. 319
Session 14: Multimedia Database Systems, Chair: M. Adiba

Optimization of Adaptive Data-Flows for Competing Multimedia Presentational Database Sessions (Abstract)

Jonathan Walpole , Oregon Graduate Institute
Calton Pu , Oregon Graduate Institute
Crispin Cowan , Oregon Graduate Institute
Heiko Thimm , GMD-IPSI Dolivostrasse
Wolfgang Klas , Universitaet Ulm
pp. 328

Modeling of Moving Objects in a Video Database (Abstract)

M. Tamer Ozsu , University of Alberta
John Z. Li , University of Alberta
Duane Szafron , University of Alberta
pp. 336
Session 15: Still Image Content Processing I, Chair: Y. Muraoka

IFQ: a visual query interface and query generator for object-based media retrieval (Abstract)

K. Hirata , C&C Res. Labs., NEC USA Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
Wen-Syan Li , C&C Res. Labs., NEC USA Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
Y. Hara , C&C Res. Labs., NEC USA Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
K.S. Candan , C&C Res. Labs., NEC USA Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 353

Fast signature-based color-spatial image retrieval (Abstract)

Beng Chin Ooi , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Kian-Lee Tan , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Tat Seng Chua , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 362

Shape indexing by structural properties (Abstract)

P. Pala , Dept. of Syst. & Inf., Florence Univ., Italy
A.D. Bimbo , Dept. of Syst. & Inf., Florence Univ., Italy
pp. 370
Session 16: Multimedia Synchronization I, Chair: R. Steinmetz

A pre-scheduling mechanism for multimedia presentation synchronization (Abstract)

Sung Jo Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chung Ang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Taeil Jeong , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chung Ang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Jae Wook Ham , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chung Ang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 379

Client Based Synchronization Control of Coded Data Streams (Abstract)

Mourad Daami , University of Ottawa
Nicolas D. Georganas , University of Ottawa
pp. 387

Synchronization of Multimedia Streams in Distributed Environments (Abstract)

Hussein Abdel-Wahab , Old Dominion University
Emilia Stoica , Old Dominion University
Kurt Maly , Old Dominion University
pp. 395
Session 17: Operating System Support for Multimedia, Chair: D. Du

SMART UNIX SVR4 support for multimedia applications (Abstract)

J. Nieh , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
M.S. Lam , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 404

Virtual memory management for interactive continuous media applications (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
H. Tezuka , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 415

GRMS: A Global Resource Management System for Distributed QoS and Criticality Support (Abstract)

N.R. Vaidyanathan , Honeywell Technology Center
F. Cao , Honeywell Technology Center
Y. Wang , Honeywell Technology Center
J. Huang , Honeywell Technology Center
pp. 424
Session 18: Still Image Content Processing II, Chair: P. Liu

Color Clustering Techniques for Color-Content-Based Image Retrieval from Image Databases (Abstract)

Wen-jann Yang , State University of New York at Buffalo
Raj Acharya , State University of New York at Buffalo
Jia Wang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 442
Session 19: Multimedia Synchronization II, Chair: T. Little

Designing a Distributed Multimedia Synchronization Scheduler (Abstract)

N. Georganas , Carleton University
J. Jarmasz , Carleton University
pp. 451
Session 20: Operating System Support for Multimedia, Chair: D. Ionescu

Schedulability Analysis for Desktop Multimedia Applications: Simple Ways to Handle General-Purpose Operating Systems and Open Environments (Abstract)

James P. Held , Intel Architecture Labs, Intel Corporation
Erik Cota-Robles , Intel Architecture Labs, Intel Corporation
Thomas J. Barnes , Intel Architecture Labs, Intel Corporation
pp. 475

A Proportional-Share Scheduler for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Hyogun Lee , Dept. of Computer Science, KAIST
pp. 484

A Multimedia Document Filing System (Abstract)

Qianhong Liu , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Xien Fan , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Peter A. Ng , New Jersey Institute of Technology
pp. 492
Session 21: Video Content Processing, Chair: S. Panchanathan

Video shot analysis using efficient multiple object tracking (Abstract)

V.V. Vinod , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
H. Murase , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 501

On the detection and recognition of television commercials (Abstract)

C. Kuhmunch , Mannheim Univ., Germany
R. Lienhart , Mannheim Univ., Germany
W. Effelsberg , Mannheim Univ., Germany
pp. 509

A visual search system for video and image databases (Abstract)

W. Wolf , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
H.-H. Yu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 517
Session 22: Multimedia Applications, Chair: E. Fox

ATM RendezView: Multipoint Conferencing on ATM (Abstract)

Russell Pretty , Nortel Technology, Unversity of Ottawa
Keith Smith , Nortel Technology, Unversity of Ottawa
pp. 534
Session 23: Hypermedia Systems, Chair: M. Blattner
Session 24: Virtual Reality, Chair: J. Ohya

Virgilio: A Non-Immersive VR System to Browse Multimedia Databases (Abstract)

Matthias Hemmje , German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)
Fabio Sisinni , German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)
Antonio Massari , University of Rome La Sapienza
Lorenzo Saladini , Integra Sistemi srl.
pp. 573

Toward Next Generation Virtual Reality Systems (Abstract)

Angela Rösch , VIS-LAB Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (FhG IAO)
Jürgen Landauer , VIS-LAB Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (FhG IAO)
Matthias Bues , VIS-LAB Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (FhG IAO)
Andreas Simon , VIS-LAB Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (FhG IAO)
Roland Blach , VIS-LAB Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (FhG IAO)
pp. 581
Poster Session

Interactive Scheduling Supports for Real-time Multimedia Execution (PDF)

Teik Guan Tan , National University of Singapore
Wynne Hsu , National University of Singapore
pp. 598

Evaluation of Large-Scale Mobile Multimedia Communication System Built on Telescript Agent Platform - The Paseo Service - (PDF)

Hiroshi Otaka , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
Koichi Sakanoue , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
Katsuya Okamoto , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
Eikazu Niwano , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
Masashi Katsumata , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
Kiyomi Maeda , NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories
pp. 600

Novel Scene Generation, Merging and Stitching Views Using the 2D Affine Space (PDF)

Kuntal Sengupta , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Jun Ohya , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 602

Instant Authoring with Application Output Recording: Taxonomy and Usage in DIANE (PDF)

Hartmut Benz , University of Stuttgart
Andreas Wenger , University of Stuttgart
Steffen Fischer , University of Stuttgart
Rolf Mecklenburg , University of Stuttgart
pp. 606

Tracking deformable objects with the active contour model (PDF)

Yuh-Lin Chang , Panasonic Technol. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
Yun-Ting Lin , Panasonic Technol. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 608

Metrics for scene change detection in digital video sequences (PDF)

D. Temple , Electr. Eng. Program, Pennsylvania State Univ., Erie, PA, USA
R.M. Ford , Electr. Eng. Program, Pennsylvania State Univ., Erie, PA, USA
M. Gerlach , Electr. Eng. Program, Pennsylvania State Univ., Erie, PA, USA
C. Robson , Electr. Eng. Program, Pennsylvania State Univ., Erie, PA, USA
pp. 610

Performance Comparison of Video Transport over ATM and ServerNet Interconnects (PDF)

Bob Horst , Tandem Computers Inc.
Sung-Mo Kang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ashfaq Hossain , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 612

Experiments in Simple One-Dimensional Lossy Image Compression Schemes (PDF)

Howard Cheng , University of Alberta
Joseph Modayil , University of Alberta
Xiaobo Li , University of Alberta
pp. 614

IMcast: An Object-Oriented Tool for Image Multicasting (PDF)

Eric R. Kass , Michigan State University
Philip K. McKinley , Michigan State University
pp. 616

Proposal of an Extended AAL5 for VBR MPEG-2 over ATM (PDF)

Ahmed Mehaoua , McGill College
Guy Pujolle , University of Versailles
Raouf Boutaba , McGill College
pp. 618

An Aggressive Admission Control Scheme for Multimedia Servers (PDF)

Prasant Mohapatra , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Xiaoye Jiang , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
pp. 620

An Objective Approach to Assessing Relative Perceptual Quality of MPEG-Encoded Video Sequences (PDF)

Howard Jay Siegel , Architecture Technology Corporation
Lee Wang , Architecture Technology Corporation
Maher Kaddoura , Architecture Technology Corporation
Atiq Ahamad , Architecture Technology Corporation
James A. Newhouse , Architecture Technology Corporation
Ranga S. Ramanujan , Architecture Technology Corporation
Kenneth J. Thurber , Architecture Technology Corporation
pp. 622

Speech Recognition on MPEG/Audio Encoded Files (PDF)

Lawrence Yapp , University of Washington
Gregory Zick , University of Washington
pp. 624

An architecture for multimedia over ATM real-time environments (PDF)

D. Ionescu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
V. Groza , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
N. Georganas , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 630

Supporting Content-based Queries over Images in MARS (PDF)

Yong Rui , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mike Ortega , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sharad Mehrotra , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 632

Modelling Static and Dynamic Aspects of Hypermedia Systems (PDF)

Fivos Panetsos , Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
Paloma Diaz , Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Ignacio Aedo , Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
pp. 634

Browsing and Placement of Multiresolution Images on Secondary Storage (PDF)

Ambuj Singh , University of California, Santa Barbara
Terence Smith , University of California, Santa Barbara
Amr El Abbadi , University of California, Santa Barbara
Sunil Prabhakar , University of California, Santa Barbara
Divykant Agrawal , University of California, Santa Barbara
pp. 636

Supporting continuous media: is Serial Storage Architecture (SSA) better than SCSI? (PDF)

Taisheng Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jenwei Hsieh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
D.H.C. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Yuewei Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sangyup Shim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 640

Creating a virtual network laboratory (PDF)

J.A. Schnepf , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
D.H.C. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Yen-Jen Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Wei-Hsiu Ma , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 642

PCR-assist CBR for delivering pre-recorded MPEG-2 transport streams (PDF)

Taisheng Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
D.H.C. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jenwei Hsieh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Horng-Juing Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 646

A CORBA-Based Real-Time Stream Service for ATM Networks (PDF)

Hung Keng Pung , National University of Singapore
Lek Heng Ngoh , National University of Singapore
Lawrence Wong , National University of Singapore
Bhawani S. Sapkota , National University of Singapore
pp. 648

Multimedia presentation techniques for interactive plots (PDF)

G. Papakonstantinou , Inst. for Commun. & Comput. Syst., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
N.M. Sgouros , Inst. for Commun. & Comput. Syst., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
P. Tsanakas , Inst. for Commun. & Comput. Syst., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 650

Dynamic QoS Management For Real-time Communication In ATM Networks (PDF)

Ming-Kong Woo , National University of Singapore
Hong-Kiat Lim , National University of Singapore
Hong-Ling Low , National University of Singapore
Chye-Lin Chee , National University of Singapore
pp. 656

Spatial Match Retrieval Using Signature Files for Iconic Image Databases (PDF)

Jaideep Srivastava , Chonbuk National University
Jae-Woo Chang , Chonbuk National University
pp. 658

A Scalable Security Architecture for Multimedia Communication Standards (PDF)

Thomas Kunkelmann , Darmstadt Univ. of Technology
Rolf Reinema , German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)
pp. 660

Index of Authors (PDF)

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