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Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on (1999)
Florence, Italy
June 7, 1999 to June 11, 1999
ISSN: 1530-2032
ISBN: 0-7695-0253-9

Scalable server and storage architectures for video streaming (PDF)

D.H.C. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 62-67

Conference Committee (Abstract)

pp. xxxiii

Program Committee (Abstract)

pp. xxxiv
Special Session I: Security and Watermarking

Digital Image Watermarking: An Overview (Abstract)

N. Nikolaidis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
I. Pitas , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
pp. 9001

Exploiting Shift Invariance to Obtain a High Payload in Digital Image Watermarking (Abstract)

Maurice Maes , Philips Research Laboratories
Ton Kalker , Philips Research Laboratories
Jaap Haitsma , Philips Research Laboratories
Geert Depovere , Philips Research Laboratories
pp. 9007

Achievable Performance of Digital Watermarking Systems (Abstract)

Brian Chen , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gregory W. Wornell , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 9013
Special Session II: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision in Multimedia

PhotoBuilder -- 3D Models of Architectural Scenes from Uncalibrated Images (Abstract)

Roberto Cipolla , University of Cambridge
Duncan Robertson , University of Cambridge
Edmond Boyer , University of Cambridge
pp. 9025

Searching for Multimedia on the World Wide Web (Abstract)

Michael J. Swain , Compaq Computer Corporation
pp. 9032

Annotation of Video by Alignment to Reference Imagery (Abstract)

Keith J. Hanna , Sarnoff Corporation
Harpreet S. Sawhney , Sarnoff Corporation
Rakesh Kumar , Sarnoff Corporation
Y. Guo , Sarnoff Corporation
S. Samarasekara , Sarnoff Corporation
pp. 9038

From 2D Images to 2.5D Sprites: A Layered Approach to Modeling 3D Scenes (Abstract)

Richard Szeliski , Carnegie Mellon Unviersity
P. Anandan , Carnegie Mellon Unviersity
Simon Baker , Carnegie Mellon Unviersity
pp. 9044

VHS to VRML: 3D Graphical Models from Video Sequences (Abstract)

Andrew Zisserman , University of Oxford
Andrew Fitzgibbon , University of Oxford
Geoff Cross , University of Oxford
pp. 9051
Special Session III: Storage Architectures and Trends for Multimedia

Scalable Server and Storage Architectures for Video Streaming (Abstract)

David H.C. Du , University of Minnesota
Yen-Jen Lee , University of Minnesota
pp. 9062
Special Session IV: Multimedia Software Engineering

Perspectives in Multimedia Software Engineering (Abstract)

Shi-Kuo Chang , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 9074

Do Software Engineers Like Multimedia? (Abstract)

Masahito Hirakawa , Hiroshima University
pp. 9085

Issues in Design and Implementation of Multimedia Software Systems (Abstract)

A. Bianchi , Universit? di Brescia
P. Mussio , Universit? di Brescia
P. Bottoni , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
pp. 9091

Architecture Specification of Multimedia Software Systems (Abstract)

Jeffrey J.P. Tsai , University of Illinois at Chicago
Kuang Xu , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 9097
Special Session V: Usable Multimedia Applications

Usability, Aesthetics, and Efficiency: An Evaluation in a Multimedia Environment (Abstract)

Albert Badre , Georgia Instute of Technology
Anne Jacobs , Georgia Instute of Technology
pp. 9103

Hypermedia, the Web and Usability Issues (Abstract)

Paolo Paolini , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 9111

Usable Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Maria Francesca Costabile , Universit? di Bari
pp. 9124
Special Session VI: Multimedia Standards

European R & D and Standardization in the Multimedia Domain: A Symbiotic Relationship (Abstract)

Augusto de Albuquerque , European Commission DGXIII.F/3
Carlos Morais Pires , European Commission DGXIII.F/3
pp. 9139

Multimedia Standards: Present and Future (Abstract)

Fernando Pereira , Instituto Superior T?cnico - Instituto de Telecomunica??
pp. 9145
Oral Session A1: Quality of Service — Control/Scheduling

Admission Control and QoS Negotiations for Soft-Real Time Applications (Abstract)

Wonjun Lee , SRI International
Bikash Sabata , University of Minnesota
pp. 9147

Hierarchical Scheduling for Multiple Classes of Applications in Connection-Oriented Integrated-Service Networks (Abstract)

Shigang Chen , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 9153

VBR Video Data Scheduling using Window-Based Prefetching (Abstract)

In-Hwan Kim , Pusan National University
Jeong-Won Kim , Pusan National University
Seung-Won Lee , Pusan National University
Ki-Dong Chung , Pusan National University
pp. 9159

Dynamic Reconfiguration for Complex Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Baochun Li , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 9165
Oral Session D4: Color/Texture-Based Retrieval of Single Images

PISARO: Perceptual Colour and Texture Queries using Stackable Mosaics (Abstract)

Matthew Seaborn , Brunel University
Lee Hepplewhite , Brunel University
John Stonham , Brunel University
pp. 9171

Image Indexing and Retrieval Using Image-Derived, Geometrically and Illumination Invariant Features (Abstract)

Ronald Alferez , University of California at Santa Barbara
Yuan-Fang Wang , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 9177

Multiresolution Wavelet Transform and Supervised Learning for Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

C. Brambilla , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
A. Della Ventura , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
I. Gagliardi , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
R. Schettini , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 9183

Matching and Retrieval Based on the Vocabulary and Grammar of Color Patterns (Abstract)

A. Mojsilovic , Lucent Technologies
J. Kovacevic , Lucent Technologies
J. Hu , Lucent Technologies
R.J. Safranek , Lucent Technologies
S.K. Ganapathy , Lucent Technologies
pp. 9189
Oral Session C2: Virtual/Augmented Reality

Haptics in Augmented Reality (Abstract)

James Vallino , Rochester Institute of Technology
Christopher Brown , University of Rochester
pp. 9195

Virtual 3D Interactions between 2D Real Multi-Views (Abstract)

Katia Fintzel , Institut Eurecom
Jean-Luc Dugelay , Institut Eurecom
pp. 9201

SpaceTag: An Overlaid Virtual System and its Applications (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Tarumi , Kyoto University
Ken Morishita , Kyoto University
Megumi Nakao , Kyoto University
Yahiko Kambayashi , Kyoto University
pp. 9207

Real-Time Composition of Stereo Images for Video See-Through Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Takashi Okuma , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Haruo Takemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 9213
Oral Session B4: Video Servers

Integrated Admission Control in Hierarchical Video-on-Demand Systems (Abstract)

P. Mundur , George Mason University
R. Simon , George Mason University
A. Sood , George Mason University
pp. 9220

Tailored Transmissions for Efficient Near-Video-On-Demand Service (Abstract)

Yitzhak Birk , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Ron Mondri , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 9226

Bandwidth Allocation for Layered Multicasted Video (Abstract)

Hugh M. Smith , Michigan State University
Matt W. Mutka , Michigan State University
Eric Torng , Michigan State University
pp. 9232

Streaming Video with Transformation-Based Error Concealment and Reconstruction (Abstract)

Benjamin W. Wah , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Xiao Su , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 9238
Oral Session A5: Compression

An Improvement on Competitive Learning Neural Network By LBG Vector Quantization (Abstract)

G. Basil , University of Glamorgan
J. Jiang , University of Glamorgan
pp. 9244

FEC-based Loss Recovery for Interactive Video Transmission (Abstract)

Injong Rhee , North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Srinath R. Joshi , North Carolina State University, Raleigh
pp. 9250
Oral Session D3: Web-Search of Single Images

The PicToSeek WWW Image Search System (Abstract)

Theo Gevers , University of Amsterdam
Arnold W.M. Smeulders , University of Amsterdam
pp. 9264
Oral Session F7: Computer Graphics and Animation

The Design of Expressive Cartoons for the Web - TINKY (Abstract)

Aldo Paradiso , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
Frank Nack , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Institute (IPSI)
Georg Fries , Deutsche Telekom Berkom GmbH
Karlheinz Schuhmacher , Deutsche Telekom Berkom GmbH
pp. 9276

A Human-Assisted System to Build 3-D Models from a Single Image (Abstract)

Alexandre R.J. François , University of Southern California
Gérard G. Medioni , University of Southern California
pp. 9282
Oral Session A4: Network Management

CPU Service Classes for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Hao-hua Chu , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
pp. 9296
Oral Session B1: Multimedia on the Internet

Investigating Factors Influencing QoS of Internet Phone (Abstract)

Difu Su , University of Minnesota
Jaideep Srivastava , University of Minnesota
Jey-Hsin Yao , Fujitsu Labs of America
pp. 9308

Error Spreading: Reducing Bursty Errors in Continuous Media Streaming (Abstract)

Hung Q. Ngo , University of Minnesota
Srivatsan Varadarajan , University of Minnesota
Jaideep Srivastava , University of Minnesota
pp. 9314
Oral Session F4: Software Engineering Tools/Hardware Middleware

Development of a Legible Deaf-Signing Virtual Human (Abstract)

F. Pezeshkpour , University of East Anglia
I. Marshall , University of East Anglia
R. Elliott , University of East Anglia
J. A. Bangham , University of East Anglia
pp. 9333

Exploiting Cache in Multimedia (Abstract)

Rita Cucchiara , University of Modena
Andrea Prati , University of Modena
Massimo Piccardi , University of Ferrara
pp. 9345
Oral Session A6: Compression

Broadband MPEG-2 Client with Network Configuration Capability (Abstract)

Anssi Huttunen , Tampere University of Technology
Irek Defée , Tampere University of Technology
pp. 9351

MMX-Based DCT and MC Algorithms for Real-Time Pure Software MPEG Decoding (Abstract)

Yi-Shin Tung , National Taiwan University
Chia-Chiang Ho , National Taiwan University
Ja-Ling Wu , National Taiwan University
pp. 9357
Oral Session E1: MPEG-2/MPEG-4/MPEG-7

MPEG-4 Video Decoder Optimization (Abstract)

Franco Casalino , CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A
Gianluca Di Cagno , CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A
Ronco Luca , CSELT Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A
pp. 9363

A Contour Analysis Based Technique to Extract Objects for MPEG-4 (Abstract)

E.A. Edirisinghe , Loughborough University
J. Jiang , University of Glamorgan
pp. 9369
Oral Session D10: Video Browsing/Access

Interactive Maps for a Digital Video Library (Abstract)

Michael G. Christel , Carnegie Mellon University
Andreas M. Olligschlaeger , Carnegie Mellon University
Chang Huang , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 9381

"What is in that video anyway?": In Search of Better Browsing (Abstract)

Savitha Srinivasan , IBM Almaden Research Center
Dulce Ponceleon , IBM Almaden Research Center
Arnon Amir , IBM Almaden Research Center
Dragutin Petkovic , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 9388

Designing for Semantic Access: A Video Browsing System (Abstract)

Silvia Hollfelder , GMD -- Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI)
Andre Everts , GMD -- Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI)
Ulrich Thiel , GMD -- Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI)
pp. 9394

Fast Generation of Dynamic and Multi-Resolution 360-Degree Panorama from Video Sequences (Abstract)

Zhigang Zhu , Tsinghua University and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Guangyou Xu , Tsinghua University
Edward M. Riseman , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Allen R. Hanson , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 9400
Oral Session C3: Multimodal Interfaces

Multimodal Integration in the Muesli Project (Abstract)

Gavin E Churcher , BT Laboratories
Peter J Wyard , BT Laboratories
pp. 9407

Spatial Interaction with Haptic Holograms (Abstract)

Wendy Plesniak , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ravikanth Pappu , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 9413

A Novel Interface for Device Diagnostics Using Speech Recognition, Augmented Reality Visualization, and 3D Audio Auralization (Abstract)

Reinhold Behringer , Rockwell Science Center
Steven Chen , Rockwell Science Center
Venkataraman Sundareswaran , Rockwell Science Center
Kenneth Wang , Rockwell Science Center
Marius Vassiliou , Rockwell Science Center
pp. 9427
Oral Session F2: Authoring Tools for Video/Images

Image Re-Composer: A Post-production Tool using Composition Information of Pictures (Abstract)

Shoji Tanaka , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Jun Kurumizawa , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Andre Plante , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Yuichi Iwadate , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Seiji Inokuchi , Osaka University
pp. 9439

MDC: A Software Tool for Developing MPEG Applications (Abstract)

Dongge Li , Wayne State University
Ishwar K. Sethi , Wayne State University
pp. 9445
Oral Session D1: Audio/Music Content Based Retrieval

An Approximate String Matching Algorithm for Content-Based Music Data Retrieval (Abstract)

Chih-Chin Liu , National Tsing Hua University
Jia-Lien Hsu , National Tsing Hua University
Arbee L.P. Chen , National Tsing Hua University
pp. 9451

Structured Coding for Content Based Interactive Audio (Abstract)

Kathy Melih , Griffith University
Ruben Gonzalez , Griffith University
pp. 9463
Oral Session G6: Multimedia Support for Medical Applications

Construction of Virtual Environment for Endoscopy (Abstract)

S. Loncaric , University of Zagreb
T. Markovinovic , University of Zagreb
T. Petrovic , University of Zagreb
D. Ramljak , University of Zagreb
E. Sorantin , University Hospital Graz
pp. 9475
Oral Session A2: Quality of Service — Control/Scheduling

Integrated QOS Management for Disk I/O (Abstract)

Ravi Wijayaratne , Texas A & M University
A.L. Narasimha Reddy , Texas A & M University
pp. 9487

MEDIC: A Memory & Disk Cache for Multimedia Clients (Abstract)

Edward Chang , Stanford University
Hector Garcia-Molina , Stanford University
pp. 9493

Prefetching into Smart-Disk Caches for High Performance Media Servers (Abstract)

Peter Triantafillou , Technical University of Crete and Computer Technology Institute
Stavros Harizopoulos , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 9500

Exploiting Caching for Realtime Multimedia Systems (Abstract)

KyungOh Lee , Sunmoon University
J. B. Kwon , Seoul National University
Heon Y. Yeom , Seoul National University
pp. 9506
Oral Session D5: Color and Spatial Relationship-Based Retrieval of Single Images

Content-Based Hierarchical Classification of Vacation Images (Abstract)

Aditya Vailaya , Michigan State University
Anil Jain , Michigan State University
Mario Figueiredo , Instituto Superior Tecnico
HongJiang Zhang , Hewlett Packard Labs
pp. 9518

The "El Ni?o" Image Database System (Abstract)

Simone Santini , University of California at San Diego
Ramesh Jain , University of California at San Diego
pp. 9524

Spatial Color Indexing: A Novel Approach for Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Yi Tao , Wayne State University
William I. Grosky , Wayne State University
pp. 9530
Oral Session C1: Visual Interaction

VisualMOQL: The DISIMA Visual Query Language (Abstract)

Vincent Oria , University of Alberta
M. Tamer Ozsu , University of Alberta
Bing Xu , University of Alberta
L. Irene Cheng , University of Alberta
Paul J. Iglinski , University of Alberta
pp. 9536

The DrawStream Station or the AVCs of Video Cocktail Napkins (Abstract)

Steve Harrison , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Scott Minneman , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Joshua Marinacci , Realm Information Technologies
pp. 9543

Specifying Generic Multimedia 3D Visualizations and Temporal Presentations from Database Queries (Abstract)

Chitta Baral , University of Texas at El Paso
Graciela Gonzalez , University of Texas at El Paso
pp. 9550
Oral Session G1: Electronic Commerce/Watermarking

Adaptive Visible Watermarking of Images (Abstract)

Mohan S Kankanhalli , National University of Singapore
Rajmohan , Indian Institute of Science
K R Ramakrishnan , Indian Institute of Science
pp. 9568

Key Independent Watermark Detection (Abstract)

R.G. Van Schyndel , Monash University
I.D. Svalbe , Monash University
A.Z. Tirkel , Scientific Technology
pp. 9580
Oral Session G3: Multimedia for Education

Architecture and Implementation of a Network-Based Educational Hypermedia System (Abstract)

C.M. Papaterpos , University of Patras
G.D. Styliaras , University of Patras
G.K. Tsolis , University of Patras
T.S. Papatheodorou , University of Patras
pp. 9592

A System for Presentation of Wavelet Transform Properties in Image Coding (Abstract)

Remigiusz J. Rak , Warsaw University of Technology
Mariusz Szafraniec , Warsaw University of Technology
pp. 9598

Multimedia Document Models - Sealed Fate or Setting Out for New Shores? (Abstract)

Susanne Boll , University of Ulm
Wolfgang Klas , University of Ulm
Utz Westermann , University of Ulm
pp. 9604
Oral Session D2: Object-Based Retrieval of Single Images

Efficient Retrieval and Spatial Querying of 2D Objects (Abstract)

Cyrus Shahabi , University of Southern California
Maytham Safar , University of Southern California
pp. 9611

Classification-Driven Object-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Linhui Jia , University of Melbourne
Leslie Kitchen , University of Melbourne
pp. 9618
Oral Session C4: Multimodal Interfaces

Gesture Based 3D Man-Machine Interaction using a Single Camera (Abstract)

Senthil Kumar , Bell Laboratories
Jakub Segen , Bell Laboratories
pp. 9630

A Mechatronic Device for Simulating Push-Buttons and Knobs (Abstract)

B. Allotta , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
V. Colla , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
G. Bioli , S.M. Scienzia Machinale S.r.L.
pp. 9636

EyesWeb - Toward Gesture and Affect Recognition in Dance/Music Interactive Systems (Abstract)

Antonio Camurri , Universit? di Genova
Matteo Ricchetti , Universit? di Genova
Riccardo Trocca , Universit? di Genova
pp. 9643
Oral Session B6: Distributed Environments

Optimally Ensured Interactive Service in Distributed Multimedia Presentation Systems (Abstract)

Markus Mielke , State University of New York at Buffalo
Aidong Zhang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 9661
Oral Session D8: Video Content Analysis/Indexing

Audio-Visual Content Analysis for Content-Based Video Indexing (Abstract)

Sofia Tsekeridou , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Ioannis Pitas , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
pp. 9667

Binkey: A System for Video Content Analysis "on the fly" (Abstract)

J. Benois-Pineau , SEI/IVC IRESTE
pp. 9679

Scene Determination Based on Video and Audio Features (Abstract)

Silvia Pfeiffer , University of Mannheim
Wolfgang Effelsberg , University of Mannheim
pp. 9685
Oral Session F5: Pattern Recognition/Computer Vision for Multimedia

Automatic Lip Tracking: Bayesian Segmentation and Active Contours in a Cooperative Scheme (Abstract)

M. Lievin , Genoble National Polythecnic Institute
P. Delmas , Genoble National Polythecnic Institute
P.Y. Coulon , Genoble National Polythecnic Institute
F. Luthon , Genoble National Polythecnic Institute
V. Fristot , Genoble National Polythecnic Institute
pp. 9691

3D Head Pose Estimation using Color Information (Abstract)

Qian Chen , Wakayama University
Tetsuo Shimada , Wakayama University
Haiyuan Wu , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Tadayosi Shioyama , Kyoto Institute of Technology
pp. 9697

Face Detection in Color Images using Wavelet Packet Analysis (Abstract)

C. Garcia , Institute of Computer Science
G. Zikos , Institute of Computer Science
G. Tziritas , Institute of Computer Science
pp. 9703

Spatiotemporal Segmentation and Tracking of Objects for Visualization of Videoconference Image Sequences (Abstract)

Ioannis Kompatsiaris , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Michael G. Strintzis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
pp. 9709
Oral Session C6: Usability

A Method for Evaluating Multimedia Learning Software (Abstract)

Stéphane Crozat , Universit? de Technologie de Compiegne
Olivier Hû , Universit? de Technologie de Compiegne
Philippe Trigano , Universit? de Technologie de Compiegne
pp. 9714

Deriving Instructional Design Principles from Multimedia Presentations with Animations (Abstract)

Roxana Moreno , University of California at Santa Barbara
Richard E. Mayer , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 9720

Sequential Display of Multimedia Instructions: Effect on Users' Understanding (Abstract)

Mireille Bétrancourt , National Institute for Research on Computer Science and Control
pp. 9732
Oral Session D7: Video Segmentation

Semantic Spatio-temporal Segmentation for Extracting Video Objects (Abstract)

Jinghong Mao , Nanyang Technological University
Kai-Kuang Ma , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 9738

Improving Broadcast News Segmentation Processing (Abstract)

Stanley Boykin , The MITRE Corporation
Andrew Merlino , The MITRE Corporation
pp. 9744

Camera Break Detection by Partitioning of 2D Spatio-Temporal Images in MPEG Domain (Abstract)

C.W. Ngo , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
T.C. Pong , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
R.T. Chin , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
pp. 9750

Time-Constrained Keyframe Selection Technique (Abstract)

Andreas Girgensohn , FX Palo Alto Laboratory
John Boreczky , FX Palo Alto Laboratory
pp. 9756
Poster Session I

Motion Statistics Based Region Merging in Video Sequences (Abstract)

Hieu T. Nguyen , University of Amsterdam
Marcel Worring , University of Amsterdam
Anuj Dev , University of Amsterdam
pp. 9762

Edge-Based Image Segmentation with MOVels (Abstract)

Giancarlo Iannizzotto , University of Messina
Lorenzo Vita , University of Catania
pp. 9767

Shape Retrieval by Inexact Graph Matching (Abstract)

Benoit Huet , University of York
Andrew D.J. Cross , University of York
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
pp. 9772

User Interface for a PCS Smart Phone (Abstract)

Shankar Narayanaswamy , Bell Laboratories
Jianying Hu , Bell Laboratories
Ramanujan Kashi , Bell Laboratories
pp. 9777

Detecting Events from Continuous Media by Intermodal Collaboration and Knowledge Use (Abstract)

Noboru Babaguchi , Osaka University
Shigekazu Sasamori , Osaka University
Tadahiro Kitahashi , Osaka University
Ramesh Jain , University of California at San Diego
pp. 9782

A Method to Generate Writing-Brush-Style Japanese Hiragana Character Calligraphy (Abstract)

Junji Mano , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Lifeng He , Aichi Prefectural University
Tsuyoshi Nakamura , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Hiroshi Enowaki , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Atsuko Mutoh , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Hidenori Itoh , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 9787

A Multimedia Approach to Fluid Power System Design (Abstract)

Thomas G. Richards , University of Bath
Edmund J. Hughes , University of Bath
Derek G. Tilley , University of Bath
pp. 9792

Detection of Setting and Subject Information in Documentary Video (Abstract)

Kim Shearer , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 9797

On the Automated Interpretation and Indexing of American Football (Abstract)

Mihai Lazarescu , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
Geoff West , Curtin University of Technology
Terry Caelli , Ohio State University
pp. 9802

The use of Speech and Lip Modalities for Robust Speaker Verification under Adverse Conditions (Abstract)

T. Wark , Queensland University of Technology
S. Sridharan , Queensland University of Technology
V. Chandran , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 9812

The Musical Archive Information System at Teatro alla Scala (Abstract)

Elena Ferrari , Universita degli Studi di Milano
Goffredo Haus , Universita degli Studi di Milano
pp. 9817

MPTE: Multimedia Programming Training Environmnet (Abstract)

Yuh-Huei Shyu , Tamkang University
Peng-Wen Chen , Tamkang University
pp. 9822

An Efficient Graphical Shot Verifier Incorporating Visual Rhythm (Abstract)

Hyeokman Kim , Kookmin University
Jinho Lee , Kookmin University
S. Moon-Ho Song , Kookmin University
pp. 9827

Emotion Recognition and Synthesis System on Speech (Abstract)

Tsuyoshi Moriyama , Keio University
Shinji Ozawa , Keio University
pp. 9840

Weighting Spatial Arrangement of Colors in Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

S. Berretti , Universit? di Firenze
A.Del Bimbo , Universit? di Firenze
E. Vicario , Universit? di Firenze
pp. 9845

Coding Scene Contents using the Image Background (Abstract)

Paolo Gamba , Universit? di Pavia
Luca Lombardi , Universit? di Pavia
pp. 9860

Template Based Recovery of Fourier-Based Watermarks Using Log-polar and Log-log Maps (Abstract)

Shelby Pereira , University of Geneva
Joseph J.K.O Ruanaidh , University of Geneva
Frédéric Deguillaume , University of Geneva
Gabriela Csurka , University of Geneva
Thierry Pun , University of Geneva
Joseph J.K.O Ruanaidh , Siemens Corporate Research
pp. 9870

Efficient and Effective Similar Shape Retrieval (Abstract)

Jia Wang , LG Electronics Research Center of America
Wendy Chang , Rochester Institute of Technology
Raj Acharya , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 9875

Image Data Embedding System for Watermarking Using Fresnel Transform (Abstract)

Seok Kang , Hokkaido University
Yoshinao Aoki , Hokkaido University
pp. 9885

Relevance Feedback Techniques for Image Retrieval Using Multiple Attributes (Abstract)

Tat-Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
Chun-Xin Chu , National University of Singapore
Mohan Kankanhalli , National University of Singapore
pp. 9890

The Digital Watermarking Method by Using both Patchwork and DCT (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Kii , Keio University
Junji Onishi , Keio University
Shinji Ozawa , Keio University
pp. 9895

Detecting Hunts in Wildlife Videos (Abstract)

Niels Haering , University of Central Florida
Richard J. Qian , Sharp Labs of America
M. Ibrahim Sezan , Sharp Labs of America
pp. 9905

Author lndex (Abstract)

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