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Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on (1998)
Austin, Texas
June 28, 1998 to July 1, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-8557-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address
Session 1: Supporting Adaptation in Transport Protocols

DirectShow(tm) RTP Support for Adaptivity in Networked Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Linda S. Cline , Intel Architecture Labs
John Du , Intel Architecture Labs
K. Lakshman , Intel Architecture Labs
Christian Maciocco , Intel Architecture Labs
Bernie Keany , Intel Architecture Labs
David M. Putzolu , Intel Architecture Labs
pp. 13

An Adaptive Transport Protocol for Multimedia Communication (Abstract)

Sungwon Ha , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dane Dwyer , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jia-Ru Li , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vaduvur Bharghavan , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 23

Payoff-Based Communication Adaptation Based on Network Service Availability (Abstract)

Karsten Schwan , Georgia Institute of Technology
Robin Kravets , Georgia Institute of Technology
Ken Calvert , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 33
Session 2: Applications
Session 3: Multimedia Storage Servers

On Providing Highly Available Fault-Tolerant Video-on-Demand Services (Abstract)

David H.C. Du , University of Minnesota
Yuewei Wang , University of Minnesota
pp. 76

Study on Disk Zoning for Video Servers (Abstract)

Jonathan C.L. Liu , Washington State University
Sheau-Ru Tong , National PingTung University of Science and Technology
Yee-Foon Huang , National PingTung University of Science and Technology
pp. 86
Session 4: Network and Operating System Support for Multimedia

Phased Scheduling of Continuous Media Tasks to Improve Quality of Service (Abstract)

Jaeyong Koh , Seoul National University
Heonshik Shin , Seoul National University
pp. 108
Session 5: Content-Based Retrieval

Computer Analysis of Tv Spots: The Semiotics Perspective (Abstract)

M. Caliani , Universita' di Firenze
A. Del Bimbo , Universita' di Firenze
C. Colombo , Universita' di Brescia
P. Pala , Universita' di Firenze
pp. 170
Session 6: Short Papers I

Web Page Caricatures: Multimedia Summaries for WWW Documents (Abstract)

Michael Wynblatt , Siemens Corporate Research
Dan Benson , Siemens Corporate Research
pp. 194

A CASE Tool Supports the Software Life Cycle of Participator Dependent Multimedia Presentations (Abstract)

Timothy K. Shih , Tamkang University
Jason C. Hung , Tamkang University
Yih-Jia Tsai , Tamkang University
Ding-Rong Jiang , Tamkang University
pp. 200

An Empirical Study of Color-Spatial Retrieval Techniques for Large Image Databases (Abstract)

Beng Chin Ooi , National University of Singapore
Tat Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
Kian-Lee Tan , National University of Singapore
Chia Yeow Yee , National University of Singapore
pp. 218

A Two-Tier Technique for Authoring Distributed Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Kam-Keung Wong , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Samuel T. Chanson , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Shing-Chi Cheung , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 368
Session 7: Short Papers II

Exploring Video Structure Beyond The Shots (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sharad Mehrotra , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yong Rui , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 237

Interactive Image Retrieval by Color Distributions (Abstract)

I. Genovesi , Universita' di Brescia
A. del Bimbo , Universita' di Firenze
C. Colombo , Universita' di Brescia
pp. 255

Use of Statistical Methods to Reduce Delays for Media Playback Buffering (Abstract)

Cormac J. Sreenan , AT&T Labs
Prathima Agrawal , AT&T Labs
Jyh-Cheng Chen , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 259
Session 8: Audio-Video Compression and Security

Compressed Domain Transcoding of MPEG (Abstract)

Brian Smith , Cornell University
Soam Acharya , Cornell University
pp. 295
Session 9: Putting it all Together

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 382
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