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2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (2001)
Tokyo, Japan
Aug. 22, 2001 to Aug. 25, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1198-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Video Coding and Transcoding

MULTIRESOLUTION GRADIENT VECTOR FLOW FIELD: A FAST IMPLEMENTATION TOWARDS VIDEO OBJECT PLANE SEGMENTATION (Abstract)

Klimis S. Ntalianis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Nikolaos D. Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Anastasios D. Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Stefanos D. Kollias , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
pp. 1

BIT ALLOCATION FOR JOINT TRANSCODING OF MULTIPLE MPEG CODED VIDEO STREAMS (Abstract)

KouSou Kan , ChungHwa Telecommunication Laboratories
Ming-Ting Sun , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
Jun Xin , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
pp. 3

A NEW REQUANTIZATION METHOD FOR MPEG-1 TO MPEG-4 TRANSCODER (Abstract)

Seong-cheol Heo , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KOREA
Kyu-chan Roh , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KOREA
Jae-kyoon Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KOREA
Kwang-deok Seo , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KOREA
pp. 4

SCALABLE VIDEO TRANSMISSION BY SEPARATING AND MERGING OF MPEG-2 BITSTREAM (Abstract)

Hiroyuki KASAI , WASEDA University
Tsuyoshi HANAMURA , WASEDA University
Isao NAGAYOSHI , WASEDA University
Hideyoshi TOMINAGA , WASEDA University
pp. 5
Human Machine Interface and Interaction I

Facial Feature Point Tracking and Expression Analysis For Virtual Conferencing Systems (Abstract)

Jen-Chung Chou , National Tsing Hua University
Yung-Chang Chen , National Tsing Hua University
Yao-Jen Chang , National Tsing Hua University
pp. 7

MULTIMODAL TRACKING FOR SMART VIDEOCONFERENCING (Abstract)

Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Harsh Nanda , University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Dmitry Zotkin , University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Ramani Duraiswami , University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
pp. 10

CAMERAWORK FOR INTELLIGENT VIDEO PRODUCTION - CAPTURING DESKTOP MANIPULATIONS (Abstract)

Yuichi Nakamura , IEMS, University of Tsukuba, 305-8573, Japan
Yuichi Ohta , IEMS, University of Tsukuba, 305-8573, Japan
pp. 11

3D MARS: Immersive Virtual Reality for Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Munehiro Nakazato , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
pp. 12
Image and Video Segmentation

Scene Detection by Audio-Visual Features (Abstract)

Atsuo Yoshitaka , Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Masato Miyake , Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
pp. 13

SCENE CHANGE DETECTION USING ADAPTIVE THRESHOLD AND SUB-MACROBLOCK IMAGES IN COMPRESSED SEQEUNCES (Abstract)

Sangkeun Lee , Georgia Institute of Technology, Center for Signal and Image Processing
Monson H. Hayes, III , Georgia Institute of Technology, Center for Signal and Image Processing
pp. 14

VIDEO SCENE CHANGE DETECTION METHOD USING UNSUPERVISED SEGMENTATION AND OBJECT TRACKING (Abstract)

Mei-Ling Shyu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami
Shu-Ching Chen , Distributed Multimedia Information System Laboratory
R. L. Kashyap , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
Cheng-Cui Zhang , Distributed Multimedia Information System Laboratory
pp. 15

DETERMINING DRAMATIC INTENSIFICATION VIA FLASHING LIGHTS IN MOVIES (Abstract)

Ba Tu Truong , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 16

COMPARING SALIENT POINT DETECTORS (Abstract)

Nicu Sebe , Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
Michael S. Lew , Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
pp. 17

AUTOMATIC CAPTION LOCALIZATION IN VIDEOS USING SALIENT POINTS (Abstract)

C. Colombo , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica
M. Bertini , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica
A. Del Bimbo , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica
pp. 18
Multimedia Transmission

Time-Scale Invariant Audio Data Embedding (Abstract)

Mohamed F. Mansour , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
Ahmed H. Tewfik , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
pp. 20

Error-Resilient Real-Time Video Communications over IP-Based lans (Abstract)

Jeng-Chun Chen , Philips Research East Asia
Ming-Syan Chen , National Taiwan University
pp. 21

SIGNATURE VERIFICATION ADAPTING TO INTERSESSION VARIABILITY (Abstract)

Seiichiro Hangai , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Science University of Tokyo
Takayuki Hamamoto , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Science University of Tokyo
Masato Kawamoto , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Science University of Tokyo
Shinji Yamanaka , Dept. of Information and Communication Engineering, University of Tokyo
pp. 23

A DELAY ANALYSIS OF GENERIC MULTICAST TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS (Abstract)

Kurt Rothermel , University of Stuttgart, Institute of Parallel and Distributed High Performance Systems
Christian Maihofer , University of Stuttgart, Institute of Parallel and Distributed High Performance Systems
pp. 24
Multimedia Technologies I

A REFERENCE PICTURE SELECTION SCHEME FOR VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER AD-HOC NETWORKS USING MULTIPLE PATHS (Abstract)

Yao Wang , Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University
Shiwen Mao , Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University
Shivendra Panwar , Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University
Shunan Lin , Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University
pp. 25

A Simple Method of Color electro-holographic display system Using a white light source and three LCD Panels (Abstract)

Kunihiko Takano , Shonan institute of technology
Koki Sato , Shonan institute of technology
Norihiro Minami , Shonan institute of technology
pp. 27

MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND PROCESSING (Abstract)

Alfons H. Salden , Telematica Instituut, Drienerlolaan 5, 7500 AN Enschede, The Netherlands
pp. 28

QUEUE-BASED AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR MULTIMODAL INTERFACES (Abstract)

Matthew Kille , University of Reading
Kevin Warwick , University of Reading
pp. 30
Audio Coding and Processing

WAVELET BASED PITCH EXTRACTION IN THE MPEG COMPRESSED DOMAIN (Abstract)

B. Anantharaman , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
K.R. Ramakrishnan , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
S.H. Srinivasan , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 32

A Novel Architecture Design for MP3 Audio Decoder (Abstract)

Tsung-Han Tsai , National Central University Taiwan
Ya-Chau Yang , National Central University Taiwan
pp. 33

A Novel Prediction Scheme for Lossless Compression of Audio Waveform (Abstract)

Yoh Ai Ling , School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
Lin Xiao , School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
Li Zhengguo , School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
Li Gang , School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
Chia Thien King , School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
pp. 34

HMM MODELING FOR AUDIO-VISUAL SPEECH RECOGNITION (Abstract)

Qi Zhi , National University of Singapore
Kuntal Sengupta , National University of Singapore
Adrian David Cheok , National University of Singapore
Mustafa Nazmi Kaynak , National University of Singapore
C. C. Ko , National University of Singapore
pp. 35

LOWDELAY COMBINED WIDEBAND SPEECH AND AUDIO CODINGWITH SCALABLE (Abstract)

Ahmet M. Kondoz , University of Surrey
Maria Farrugia , Telecom Modus Ltd Cleeve Road
pp. 36
Special Session: A Life & Multimedia

Copyright protection for MPEG-2 compressed broadcast video (Abstract)

Sabu Emmanuel , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore
Mohan S. Kankanhalli , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore
pp. 206,207,208,209
Special Session: A Life & Multimedia

INHABITED MUSICS (Abstract)

Rodney Berry , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 40
Image Retrieval I

SPATIAL VISUALIZATION FOR CONTENT-BASED IMAGE RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Qi Tian , Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801, USA
Thomas S. Huang , Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801, USA
Baback Moghaddam , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
pp. 42

INVARIANT, INTRA-CLASS RETRIEVAL IN HOMOGENEOUS IMAGE DATABASES (Abstract)

Ronald Alferez , University of California at Santa Barbara
Yuan-Fang Wang , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 43

USING THESAURUS TO MODEL KEYBLOCK-BASED IMAGE RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Chun Tang , State University of New York at Buffalo
Aibing Rao , State University of New York at Buffalo
Aidong Zhang , State University of New York at Buffalo
Lei Zhu , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 44

A CONTENT-BASED CT LUNG IMAGE RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Arlene Y.-J. Chen , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University
Tain Lee , Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160. Taichungkang Road Sec. 3,
Chii-Tung Liu , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University
Jia-Shung Wang , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University
Chen-Hsing Peng , Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160. Taichungkang Road Sec. 3,
Pol-Lin Tai , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University
pp. 45
Image Retrieval I

IMAGE RETRIEVAL WITH MULTI-STAGE FILTERING IN LOW DIMENSIONS (Abstract)

K. Urahama , Dept. of Visual Communication Design, Kyushu Institute of Design
K. Inoue , Dept. of Visual Communication Design, Kyushu Institute of Design
pp. 47
Security

A ROBUST AND FAST WATERMARKING SCHEME FOR COMPRESSED AUDIO (Abstract)

Yongwei Zhu , Kent Ridge Digital Labs
Changsheng Xu , The University of Sydney, Kent Ridge Digital Labs
David Dagan Feng , The University of Sydney
pp. 48

AN ADAPTIVE VIDEO WATERMARKING ALGORITHM (Abstract)

Ji-wu Huang , Dept. of Electronics, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, P.R.China.
Zi-mei Xiao , Dept. of Electronics, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, P.R.China.
Hong-mei Liu , Dept. of Electronics, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, P.R.China.
pp. 49

COMBINED AUDIO AND VIDEOWATERMARKING USING MEL-FREQUENCY CEPSTRA (Abstract)

Hao Pan , Beckman Inst. & ECE Dept., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL61801
Qiang Cheng , Beckman Inst. & ECE Dept., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL61801
Thomas S. Huang , Beckman Inst. & ECE Dept., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL61801
pp. 50

An Efficient Public Key Video Crypto-System (Abstract)

Ting-Chih Lin , National Chung Cheng University
Guo-Shiang Lin , National Chung Cheng University
Tom C.- I.. Lin , National Chung Cheng University
Wen-Nung Lie , National Chung Cheng University
pp. 51

SECURE NETWORK COMMUNICATION USING BIOMETRICS (Abstract)

Prabir Bhattacharya , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
Mahfuzur Rahman , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
pp. 52

COPYRIGHT PROTECTION FOR MPEG-2 COMPRESSED BROADCAST VIDEO (Abstract)

Mohan S Kankanhalli , National University of Singapore
Sabu Emmanuel , National University of Singapore
pp. 53
Special Session: VLSI Implementations of Multimedia Processors

Analysis and Architecture Design of JPEG2000 (Abstract)

Kuan-Fu Chen , National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Hong-Hui Chen , National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Liang-Gee Chen , National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chung-Jr Lian , National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 54

MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONS IN IA-64 (Abstract)

A. Murat Fiskiran , Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Ruby B. Lee , Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Abdulla Bubsha , Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
pp. 55

The TriMedia processor: the price-performance challenge for media processing (Abstract)

Frans Sijstermans , TriMedia Technologies 1840 McCarthy Boulevard, Milpitas CA 95035, USA
pp. 57

A SINGLE-CHIP LOW-POWER MPEG-4 AUDIOVISUAL LSI USING EMBEDDED DRAM TECHNOLOGY (Abstract)

Hideho Arakida , Semiconductor Company, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan
Tohru Furuyama , Semiconductor Company, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan
Tsuyoshi Nishikawa , Semiconductor Company, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan
Masafumi Takahashi , Semiconductor Company, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 58

IMPLEMENTING THE MPEG-4 ADVANCED SIMPLE PROFILE FOR STREAMING VIDEO APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

H. Runge , Robert Bosch GmbH Hildesheim, Germany
M. Berekovic , Universitat Hannover, Germany
P. Pirsch , Universitat Hannover, Germany
H.-J. Stolberg , Universitat Hannover, Germany
pp. 59
Signal Processing I

CODING OF ANIMATED 3-D WIREFRAME MODELS FOR INTERNET STREAMING APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

Jörn Ostermann , AT&T Labs - Research
Vicky Hardman , University College Londonv
Socrates Varakliotis , University College London
pp. 61

A Joint Compression and Indexing Technique in Wavelet Compressed Domain (Abstract)

S. Panchanathan , Arizona State University
G. F. Fahmy , Arizona State University
J. Bhalod , Arizona State University
pp. 64

DURATION DEPENDENT INPUT OUTPUT MARKOV MODELS FOR AUDIO-VISUAL EVENT DETECTION (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Milind R. Naphade , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ashutosh Garg , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 65
Image & Video Analysis I

HAND AND FACE SEGMENTATION USING MOTION AND COLOR CUES IN DIGITAL IMAGE SEQUENCES (Abstract)

Alireza Moini , VLSI Group Leader, Intelligent Pixels Inc. R&D Center, Sanori House, 126 Grand Blvd.
Cheng-Chew Lim , Adelaide University, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Nariman Habili , Adelaide University, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
pp. 67

DETECTING MOTION OBJECT BY SPATIO-TEMPORAL ENTROPY (Abstract)

Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research, China
Yu-Fei Ma , Microsoft Research, China
pp. 68

ADAPTIVE VIDEO BACKGROUND REPLACEMENT (Abstract)

Baoxin Li , Sharp Laboratories of America
M. Ibrahim Sezan , Sharp Laboratories of America
pp. 69

CONDENSING COMPUTABLE SCENES USING VISUAL COMPLEXITY AND FILM SYNTAX ANALYSIS (Abstract)

Shih-Fu Chang , Dept. Of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University,
Hari Sundaram , Dept. Of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University,
pp. 70

Video Enhancement by Scintillation Removal (Abstract)

M. Hansen , Vision Technologies LabSarnoff Corporation Princeton, NJ 08540
L. Bogoni , Vision Technologies LabSarnoff Corporation Princeton, NJ 08540
W. Zhao , Vision Technologies LabSarnoff Corporation Princeton, NJ 08540
pp. 71
Multimedia Retrieval

A DICTIONARY APPROACH TO REPETITIVE PATTERN FINDING IN MUSIC (Abstract)

Shrikanth S. Narayanan , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
Hsuan-Huei Shih , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
C.-C. Jay Kuo , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
pp. 72

MELODY CURVE PROCESSING FOR MUSIC RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Mohan Kankanhalli , School of Computing, National University of Singapore
Changsheng Xu , RWCP* Information-Base Functions KRDL Laboratory, Kent Ridge Digital Labs
Yongwei Zhu , RWCP* Information-Base Functions KRDL Laboratory, Kent Ridge Digital Labs
pp. 73

Content-based Music Retrieval Using Linear Scaling and Branch-and-bound Tree Search (Abstract)

Jyh-Shing Roger Jang , Multimedia Information Retrieval Laboratory
Hong-Ru Lee , Multimedia Information Retrieval Laboratory
Ming-Yang Kao , Multimedia Information Retrieval Laboratory
pp. 74

SPATIAL ARRANGEMENT OF COLOR FLOWS FOR VIDEO RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

A. Del Bimbo , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica - Universita di Firenze
E. Vicario , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica - Universita di Firenze
pp. 76

A Match and Tiling Approach to Content-based Video Retrieval (Abstract)

Tat-Seng CHUA , Nattional University of Singapore
Liping CHEN , Nattional University of Singapore
pp. 77
Watermarking Technology

Optimum Detection of Multiplicative Watermarks using Locally Optimum Decision Rule (Abstract)

Qiang Cheng , Beckman Inst. and ECE Dept., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL61801
Thomas S. Huang , Beckman Inst. and ECE Dept., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL61801
pp. 79

Watermark Resolution (Abstract)

S. Irie , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
H. Sakamoto , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
H. Yamashita , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
H. Fujii , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
pp. 82

A DIGITAL WATERMARKING SCHEME BASED ON SPIHT CODING (Abstract)

Shih-Hsuan Yang , National Taipei University of Technology
Yi-Lan Chang , National Taipei University of Technology
Hsin-Chang Chen , National Taipei University of Technology
pp. 83
Multimedia Technologies II

Architecture for a Retail Set-Top Box for Multimedia Delivery (Abstract)

Mukta Kar , Cable Television Laboratories, Inc., USA
Dorothy Raymond , Cable Television Laboratories, Inc., USA
David Broberg , Cable Television Laboratories, Inc., USA
pp. 87

ANALYSIS OF CACHE EFFICIENCY IN 2D WAVELET TRANSFORM (Abstract)

Antonio Ortega , University of Southern California
Hironori Komi , Digital Media Systems R&D Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 89
Signal Processing II

Error-Propagation Analysis and Concealment Strategy for MPEG-4 Video Bitstream with Data Partitioning (Abstract)

Hao-Chieh Chang , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Hung-Chi Fang , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Liang-Gee Chen , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chao-Chih Huang , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Yung-Chi Chang , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 90

MOTION COMPENSATED LIFTING WAVELET AND ITS APPLICATION IN VIDEO CODING (Abstract)

Zhenquan Zhuang , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, P.R.China.
Lin Luo , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, P.R.China.
Shipeng Li , Microsoft Research China, Sigma Ctr. 49 Zhichun Rd, Haidian, Beijing, P.R.China
Jin Li , Microsoft Research, Signal Processing, One Microsoft Way, Bld. 113/3033, Redmond WA 98052
Ya-Qin Zhang , Microsoft Research China, Sigma Ctr. 49 Zhichun Rd, Haidian, Beijing, P.R.China
pp. 93
Human Machine Interface and Interaction II

User Interface with Seamless Cooperation of Multi-dimensional Media and Application to Design Work (Abstract)

Tomoaki Watahiki , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Shunichi Tano , University of Electro-Communications
pp. 94

Towards I-centric User Interaction (Abstract)

Radu Popescu-Zeletin , Technical University Berlin
Stephan Steglich , Technical University Berlin
pp. 95

INTELLIGENT STORYBOARD FOR PROTOTYPING ANIMATION (Abstract)

Yumi Hoshino , University of Tsukuba / PRESTO, JST
Junichi Hoshino , University of Tsukuba / PRESTO, JST
pp. 96

EASYOGL: FAST PROTOTYPING PLATFORM FOR 3D MULTIMEDIA INTEGRATION USING TCL/TK AND OPENGL (Abstract)

Matt Yedlin , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada, {ssfels, matty}@ece.ubc.ca
S. Sidney Fels , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada, {ssfels, matty}@ece.ubc.ca
pp. 97
Image Retrieval II

A Hybrid Approach to Video Retrieval in a Generic Video Management and Application Processing Framework (Abstract)

Shermann S.M. Chan , City University of Hong Kong, China
Yueting Zhuang , Department of Computer Science
Qing Li , City University of Hong Kong, China
Yi Wu , Department of Computer Science
pp. 99

EXACT MATCHING IN IMAGE DATABASES (Abstract)

Alex van Ballegooij , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arjen P. de Vrie , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peter Bosch , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 101
QoS I

SUBJECTIVE VIDEO QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR ADAPTIVE QUALITY-OF-SERVICE CONTROL (Abstract)

Tatsuya Yamazaki , ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 102

DISTORTION-BASED PACKET MARKING FOR MPEG VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER DIFFSERV NETWORKS (Abstract)

Davide Quaglia , Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica Politecnico di Torino
Juan Carlos De Martin , IRITI-CNR Politecnico di Torino C.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24
pp. 103

An Adaptive Transmission Scheme for Audio and Video Synchronization based on Real-time Transport Protocol (Abstract)

Chia-Chen Kuo , National Taiwan University
Ming-Syan Chen , National Taiwan University
Jeng-Chun Chen , Philips Research East Asia
pp. 104

A CONGESTION CONTROL STRATEGY FOR MULTIPOINT VIDEOCONFERENCING (Abstract)

Z. G. Li , Center for Signal Processing, Nanyang Technological University
X. Lin , Center for Signal Processing, Nanyang Technological University
pp. 105
Multimedia Technologies III

DENOISING IMAGE VIA MINIMUM VARIANCE BOUND BAYESIAN ESTIMATOR (Abstract)

X. Huang , Physics and Electronics Engineering University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
pp. 106

TREE-PRUNING LISTLESS ZEROTREE CODING (Abstract)

Neil Burgess , Cardiff University
Wen-Kuo Lin , The University of Adelaide
Alireza Moini , The University of Adelaide
pp. 107

MPEG-2 Multi-Program Transport Stream Transcoder (Abstract)

Tsuyoshi HANAMURA , WASEDA University
Takashi TAKAHASI , WASEDA University
Hiroyuki KASAI , WASEDA University
Hideyoshi TOMINAGA , WASEDA University
pp. 109
Collaborative Environment

Immersive Whiteboards In a Networked Collaborative Environment (Abstract)

Zon-Yin Shae , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Belle L. Tseng , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Tsuhan Chen , Carnegie Mellon University
Wing Ho Leung , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 110

MULTIMEDIA OVER IP FOR THIN CLIENTS : BUILDING A COLLABORATIVE RESOURCE-SHARING PROTOTYPE (Abstract)

Ming-Syan Chen , National Taiwan University
Janet Chen , Philips Research
Golden Hou , Philips Research
pp. 111

ZINGER: CONVERSATION SUPPORT BASED ON INTEREST SIMILARITY (Abstract)

Tatsuya Yamazaki , Research Laboratory Informatics, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun
Kazuo Hasuika , Research Laboratories Seika-cho, Soraku-gun
Taiichi Yuasa , Informatics, Kyoto University
Noriyuki Kurabayashi , Research Laboratories Seika-cho, Soraku-gun
pp. 112

LOW-COMPLEXITY CONTEXT-BASED MOTION COMPENSATION FOR VLBR VIDEO ENCODING (Abstract)

F. Granelli , DICA - University of Trento
F.G.B. De Natale , DICA - University of Trento
pp. 113

AUTOMATIC STEERING OF MICROPHONE ARRAY AND VIDEO CAMERA TOWARD MULTI-LINGUAL TELE-CONFERENCE THROUGH SPEECH-TO-SPEECH TRANSLATION (Abstract)

Rainer Gruhn , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
Takanobu Nishiura , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
Satoshi Nakam , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
pp. 115
Wireless Communication

A PACKET BASED CHANNEL IDENTIFICATION ALGORITHM FOR WIRELESS MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS (Abstract)

Jonathan H. Manton , The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia.
pp. 116

A LOW COST CHANNEL CODING SCHEME FOR WIRELESS MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS (Abstract)

Jonathan H. Manton , The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia.
pp. 117

GEOLOCATION AND WIRELESS MULTIMEDIA (Abstract)

S. Wilkus , Lucent Technologies
G. Djuknic , Lucent Technologies
pp. 118

A NOVEL MULTIMEDIA MULTICAST ROUTING APPROACH FOR THE INTERNET (Abstract)

Cheng-Fa Tsai , National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, 91201
Han-Chan Wu , National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, 91201
Chun-Wei Tsai , National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, 91201
pp. 120

An Efficient Scheme for Image Transmission over Error-Prone Channels: Sigma Filtering and Image Interpolation (Abstract)

Ahmed H. Tewfik , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Abed Elhamid Lawabni , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
pp. 121
Multimedia Technologies IV

DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF CONSUMER MULTIMEDIA TERMINALS: SYSTEM ASPECTS (Abstract)

E. (Liesbeth) F.M. Steffens , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven (PRLE)
Reinder J. Bril , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven (PRLE)
G. (Sjir) C. van Loo , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven (PRLE)
pp. 122

END-TO-END VIDEOTEXT RECOGNITION FOR MULTIMEDIA CONTENT ANALYSIS (Abstract)

Chitra Dorai , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Hrishikesh Aradhye , The Ohio State University
Jae-Chang Shim , Andong National University
pp. 123

The role of streaming in Interactive Multimedia Documents dissemination (Abstract)

Reetta Pitkänen , Dept. of Informatics, AUEB
Michalis Vazirgiannis , Dept. of Informatics, AUEB
George C. Polyzos , Dept. of Informatics, AUEB
pp. 124

Altruistic QoS Routing with Multimedia Dispersion (Abstract)

Randy Chow , University of Florida
Richard Newman , University of Florida
Chung-Wei Lee , University of Florida
Jonathan C.L. Liu , University of Florida
pp. 125

A Proxy Server Management Policy Using Patching Scheme for Continuous Media Streams (Abstract)

Ki Dong Chung , Department of Computer Science, Pusan National University
Keon Hyo Baek , Department of Computer Science, Pusan National University
YongWoon Park , Department of Computer Science, Dong-eui Institute of Technology
pp. 126
Multimedia Database Systems

SEMANTIC-ORIENTED SYNTACTIC ALGORITHMS FOR CONTENT RECOGNITION AND UNDERSTANDING OF IMAGES IN MEDICAL DATABASES (Abstract)

Marek R. Ogiela , University of Mining and Metallurgy, Institute of Automatics
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz , University of Mining and Metallurgy, Institute of Automatics
pp. 128

HANDLING LARGE REAL-TIME DISK ACCESS REQUESTS WITH VARIABLE PRIORITIES (Abstract)

Mahfuzur Rahman , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
Khaled Elbassioni , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
Ibrahim Kamel , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
pp. 130

STORING MULTI-RATE SMOOTHED VBR OBJECTS TO MZR DISK ARRAY (Abstract)

Sooyong Kang , Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-742 Korea
Heon Y. Yeom , Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-742 Korea
pp. 131

Service Gateway to Enable the Introduction of Content Related Services (Abstract)

H. Sakamoto , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
H. Fujii , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
H. Yamashita , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
S. Irie , NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories
pp. 132

Automated Construction of Real World-Oriented Database with Gaze Detection (Abstract)

Atsuo Yoshitaka , Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Masashi Yoshida , Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
pp. 133
Multimedia Applications I

MODULARITY IN OPEN MEDIA TERMINAL SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE (Abstract)

Irek Defée , Signal Processing Laboratory & Digital Media Institute
Florin Lohan , Signal Processing Laboratory & Digital Media Institute
pp. 135

STEDEL: A LANGUAGE FOR INTERACTIVE SPATIOTEMPORAL COMPOSITIONS (Abstract)

Iosif Lazaridis , University of California, Irvine
Timos Sellis , National Technical University of Athens
Michalis Vazirgiannis , Athens University of Economics & Business
pp. 136

DIAGRAM GENERATION FROM TAGGED TEXTS TOWARD DOCUMENT NAVIGATION (Abstract)

Yuichi Nakamura , IEMS, University of Tsukuba, 305-8573 JAPAN
Masashi Murayama , IEMS, University of Tsukuba, 305-8573 JAPAN
Yuichi Ohta , IEMS, University of Tsukuba, 305-8573 JAPAN
pp. 137

XML Transformations Through Graph Grammars (Abstract)

Da-Qian Zhang , Coral Corporation, 1600 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Canada
Kang Zhang , Dept of Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas
pp. 138

A PRACTICAL APPROACH FOR MOBILE RECOMMENDATION AGENTS OVER THE INTERNET (Abstract)

Timothy K. Shih , Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taipei, 251, Taiwan
Chuan-Feng Chiu , Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taipei, 251, Taiwan
Hui-huang Hsu , Takming College, Neihu, Taipei, 114, Taiwan
pp. 139
Special Session: Technologies and Systems for Computer Mediated Nonverbal Communications

DYNAMICS OF FACIAL EXPRESSION: NORMATIVE CHARACTERISTICS AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (Abstract)

K. L. Schmidt , University of Pittsburgh
J. F. Cohn , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 140

INSTRUMENTAL ACCESS TO NATURAL MULTIMODAL DISCOURSE (Abstract)

Francis Quek , CSE Dept., Wright State University
pp. 141

Lessons From Speechreading (Abstract)

P. Scanlon , University College Dublin
R. Reilly , University College Dublin
pp. 142

WAYFINDING AND NAVIGATION IN HAPTIC VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS (Abstract)

S. K. Semwal , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
pp. 143
QoS II

ARCHITECTURE OF HAPTICS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (Abstract)

I. Fukuda , Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
K. Hikichi , Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Y. Yasuda , Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
M. Iijima , University of Tokyo
K. Sezaki , University of Tokyo
H. Morino , Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
I. Arimoto , University of Tokyo
S. Matsumoto , Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
pp. 144

QUALITY OF SERVICE FOR PERCEPTUAL CONSIDERATIONS: AN INTEGRATED PERSPECTIVE (Abstract)

G. Ghinea , Department of Information Systems and Computing Brunel University
G.D. Magoulas , Department of Information Systems and Computing Brunel University
pp. 146

Visual QoS Programming Environment for Ubiquitous Multimedia Services (Abstract)

Xiaohui Gu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Klara Narhstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Duangdao Wichadakul , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 147

RSVP-SQOS : A SECURE RSVP PROTOCOL (Abstract)

Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Vanish Talwar , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Suman Kumar Nath , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 148
Multimedia Technologies V

TVMS: The Visual Multicast System (Abstract)

Hsu-Yang Kung , National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 150

AN ASSOCIATE MEMORY MODEL OF FACIAL EXPRESSIONS AND ITS APPLICATION IN FACIAL EXPRESSION RECOGNITION OF PATIENTS ON BED (Abstract)

Y. Dai , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
Y. Shibata , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
N. Kakizaki , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
K. Hashimoto , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
K. Katamachi , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
D. Cai , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
K. Noguchi , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
T. Ishii , Faculty of software and information science Iwate Pref. University
pp. 151

A NEWAPPROACH TO QUERY BY HUMMING IN MUSIC RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Hong You , Microsoft Research, China
Lie Lu , Microsoft Research, China
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research, China
pp. 152

USING MESSAGE-BASED THREADING FOR MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

Rainer Koster , University of Kaiserslautern, P. O. Box 3049, 67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thorsten Kramp , University of Kaiserslautern, P. O. Box 3049, 67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 153

SYSTEM SOFTWARE FOR DIGITAL TELEVISION APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

Petri Vuorimaa , Helsinki University of Technology
Pablo Cesar , Helsinki University of Technology
Ganesh Sivaraman , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 154
Content Abstraction and Summarization

SUMMARIZING VIDEO BY MINIMIZING VISUAL CONTENT REDUNDANCIES (Abstract)

Yihong Gong , C&C Research Laboratories, NEC USA, Inc
Xin Liu , C&C Research Laboratories, NEC USA, Inc.
pp. 155

GENERATING SUMMARIES OF MULTI-EPISODE VIDEO (Abstract)

Bernard Merialdo , Institut Eurécom Multimedia Communications Department
Benoit Huet , Institut Eurécom Multimedia Communications Department
Itheri Yahiaoui , Institut Eurécom Multimedia Communications Department
pp. 156

SUMMARIZATION OF NEWS SPEECH WITH UNKNOWN TOPIC BOUNDARY (Abstract)

T. Haru , 1-5, Yokotani, Oe-cho, Seta, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, Japan
S. Takao , 1-5, Yokotani, Oe-cho, Seta, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, Japan
Y. Ariki , 1-5, Yokotani, Oe-cho, Seta, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, Japan
pp. 157

GENERATION OF PERSONALIZED ABSTRACT OF SPORTS VIDEO (Abstract)

Tadahiro KITAHASHI , ISIR, Osaka University
Noboru BABAGUCHI , ISIR, Osaka University
Yoshihiko KAWAI , ISIR, Osaka University
pp. 158

SEMANTIC VIDEO CONTENT ABSTRACTION BASED ON MULTIPLE CUES (Abstract)

Ying Li , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
Wei Ming , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
C.-C. Jay Kuo , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
pp. 159

THE COLOR BROWSER: A CONTENT DRIVEN LINEAR VIDEO BROWSING TOOL (Abstract)

Jan Nesvadba , Philips Research Laboratories Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Mauro Barbieri , Philips Research Laboratories Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Marco Ceccarelli , Philips Research Laboratories Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Gerhard Mekenkamp , Philips Research Laboratories Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
pp. 160
Special Session: New Trends of Learning Technology: Contents, Collaboration, Application and Standards

WEB-BASED IN-SERVICE TRAINING SYSTEM FOR SCHOOLTEACHERS AND INTEGRATION OF KNOWLEDGE MAP (Abstract)

Kanji AKAHORI , Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masahiro NAGAI , Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 161

A Knowledge Management Support Environment based on Dual Loop Model (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Tsumoto , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Mitsuru Ikeda , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Yusuke Hayashi , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Riichiro Mizoguchi , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
pp. 162

CURRENT STATUS OF WEBCT AND FUTURE OF INFORMATION BASIS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (Abstract)

Shoji Kajita , Center for Information Media Studies, Nagoya University
pp. 163

Study on the Models of the Collaborative Learning Systems and Proposal to the Standardization Activities (Abstract)

Akihiko Koga , Systems Development Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd. Hitachi System Plaza Shinkawasaki,
pp. 164

Trends of Learning Technology Standard (Abstract)

Kiyoshi NAKABAYASHI , NTT-X, Inc., Advanced Learning Infrastructure Consortium naka@nttx.co.jp
pp. 165
Special Session: Technologies and Systems for Computer Mediated Nonverbal Communications II

TOY INTERFACE FOR MULTIMODAL INTERACTION AND COMMUNICATION (Abstract)

Kenji Mase , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 167

INTIMACY AND EMBODIMENT ISSUES FOR HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION DESIGN (Abstract)

S. Sidney Fels , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ssfels@ece.ubc.ca
pp. 168

Computer Technologies That Support Kansei Expression Using the Body (Abstract)

Makoto Tadenuma , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Tadao Maekawa , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Ryohei Nakatsu , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 169
QoS III

An End-to-End Probing-Based Admission Control Scheme for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Wenwu Zhu , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing
Jianming Qiu , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing
Ya-Qin Zhan , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing
Huai-Rong Shao , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing
pp. 170

OPTIMAL RESOURCE UTILIZATION IN MULTIMEDIA TRANSMISSION (Abstract)

Hongli Luo , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 331v24, USA
Mei-Ling Shyu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 331v24, USA
Shu-Ching Chen , Distributed Multimedia Information System Laboratory
pp. 172

PREDICTIVE FAULT TOLERANT PLACEMENT IN DISTRIBUTED VIDEO SERVERS (Abstract)

Xiaoping Wei , University of California, Irvine, CA 92697
Nalini Venkatasubramanian , University of California, Irvine, CA 92697
pp. 174
Image & Video analysis II

SINGLE APPLICATION MODEL, MULTIPLE SYNCHRONIZED VIEWS (Abstract)

Stephane H. Maes , I.B.M T.J.Watson Research Center, P.O.Box 218,
T.V. Raman , I.B.M T.J.Watson Research Center, P.O.Box 218,
Rafah Hosn , I.B.M T.J.Watson Research Center, P.O.Box 218,
pp. 175

Flexible Fast Block Matchig Algorithm Design based on Complexity-Distortion Optimization (Abstract)

Pol Lin Tai , National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C
Jia Shung Wang , National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C
Chii Tung Liu , National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C
Shih Yu Huang , Ming Chuan University, Twainwan, R.O.C
pp. 176

FAST FULL SEARCH BASED BLOCK MATCHING ALGORITHM FROM FAST KICK-OFF OF IMPOSSIBLE CANDIDATE CHECKING POINTS (Abstract)

Byung-Ha Ahn , Syscon Lab. of Mechatronics, Kwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology (K-JIST),
Jong-Nam Kim , Syscon Lab. of Mechatronics, Kwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology (K-JIST),
Sung-Cheal Byun , Syscon Lab. of Mechatronics, Kwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology (K-JIST),
pp. 177

CONTENT BASED VIDEO OBJECT SEGMENTATION AND TRACKING USING A NOVEL PROBABILISTIC APPROACH FOR LOW BIT RATE APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

Sumana Gupta , Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India-208016
Ashwani Kumar , Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India-208016
pp. 178

STATIONARY BACKGROUND GENERATION IN MPEG COMPRESSED VIDEO SEQUENCES (Abstract)

Ramazan Savas Aygun , State University of New York at Buffalo
Aidong Zhang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 179
Content Structuring

Consumer Video Structuring by Probabilistic Merging of Video Segments (Abstract)

Daniel Gatica-Perez , University of Washington
Ming-Ting Sun , University of Washington
Alexander Loui , Alexander Loui Eastman Kodak Company
pp. 181

Structure Analysis of Sports Video Using Domain Models (Abstract)

Shih-Fu Chang , Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, NY, USA
Di Zhong , Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, NY, USA
pp. 182

AUTOMATIC CONTENT-BASED ORGANIZATION OF VIDEO SEQUENCES FOR MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS (Abstract)

Anastasios D. Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Stefanos D. Kollias , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Nikolaos D. Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Klimis S. Ntalianis , National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
pp. 183

ALGORITHMS AND SYSTEM FOR SEGMENTATION AND STRUCTURE ANALYSIS IN SOCCER VIDEO (Abstract)

Lexing Xie , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Huifang Sun , Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
Peng Xu , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Shih-Fu Chang , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Ajay Divakaran , Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
Anthony Vetro , Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
pp. 184

STRUCTURED DESCRIPTION METHOD FOR GENERAL ACOUSTIC SIGNALS USING XML FORMAT (Abstract)

Toshio Modegi , Semiconductor Components Laboratory, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
pp. 185

A NOVEL PAIR-WISE COMPARISON BASED ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK FOR AUTOMATIC MEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY OF MOTION ACTIVITY OF VIDEO SEGMENTS (Abstract)

Ajay Divakaran , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories 571 Central Ave. Suite 115
Kadir A. Peker , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories 571 Central Ave. Suite 115
pp. 186
Indexing I

A Re-entrant Reusable Dialog Component Framework for Context Sharing and Mixed Initiative (Abstract)

Stéphane H. Maes , IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA.
pp. 187

COMPARISON OF DISTANCE MEASURES FOR VIDEO COPY DETECTION (Abstract)

Arun Hampapur , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Ruud M. Bolle , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
pp. 188

EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT DESCRIPTORS FOR IDENTIFYING SIMILAR VIDEO SHOTS (Abstract)

Riccardo Leonardi , Department of Electronic for Automation University of Brescia
Yao Wang , Electrical Engineering Department Polytechnic University
Nicola Adami , Department of Electronic for Automation University of Brescia
pp. 189

CONTENT-BASED AUDIO SEGMENTATION CONTENT-BASED AUDIO SEGMENTATION (Abstract)

Lie Lu , Microsoft Research China 5/F Beijing Sigma Center, No.49 Zhichun Road
Stan Z. Li , Microsoft Research China 5/F Beijing Sigma Center, No.49 Zhichun Road
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research China 5/F Beijing Sigma Center, No.49 Zhichun Road
pp. 191
Traffic Management

On-demand Multicast Routing Algorithms for Streaming Video on Asymmetric Transmission Network (Abstract)

Jia-Shung Wang , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30043
Chen-Long Chan , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30043
Te-Chou Su , Department of Computer Science National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30043
pp. 194

EFFICIENT VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER INTERNET BASED ON A HIERARCHICAL VIDEO SUMMARIZATION SCHEME (Abstract)

Anastasios Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Athens, Greece
pp. 195

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN H.323 GATEKEEPER PROTOTYPE (Abstract)

Ming-Syan Chen , Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
Cheng-Yue Chang , Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
Pai-Han Huang , Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
pp. 196

EFFICIENT RESOURCE RESERVATION BASED ON COMMUNICATION PARADIGMS (Abstract)

C.M. Huang , Department of Computer Science National Chengkung University
Yuan-Tse Yu , Department of Computer Science National Chengkung University
Sheau-Ru Tong , Department of Management Information Systems National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
pp. 197
Web-based Applications

AUTHORING AND NAVIGATING HYPERMEDIA DOCUMENTS ON THE WWW (Abstract)

Augusto Celentano , Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita Ca' Foscari di Venezia
Ombretta Gaggi , Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita Ca' Foscari di Venezia
pp. 199

A Web Content Scheduling for Improved Latency (Abstract)

Ji-Ho Bang , Hongik University
Hojung Cha , Kwangwoon University
Rhan Ha , Hongik University
pp. 201
Audio Synthesis & Analysis

SOUND SOURCE SEPARATION FOR STEREO MUSIC SIGNAL RECORDED IN AN ACTIVE ENVIRONMENT. (Abstract)

Akihiro Miwa , Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University
Satoru Morita , Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University
pp. 205

SPEECH BANDWIDTH EXTENSION (Abstract)

Harald Gustafsson , Blekinge Inst. of Tech., Dept. Telecom. & Signalproc.
Ulf Lindgren , Ericsson Mobile Communications
Ingvar Claesson , Blekinge Inst. of Tech., Dept. Telecom. & Signalproc.
pp. 206

REAL TIME SPEECH DRIVEN FACIAL ANIMATION USING FORMANT ANALYSIS (Abstract)

Pengyu Hong , Beckman Institute Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Thomas S Huang , Beckman Institute Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Zhen Wen , Beckman Institute Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
pp. 208

AUDIO DRIVEN FACIAL ANIMATION FOR AUDIO-VISUAL REALITY (Abstract)

A. Kapoor , IBM India Research Lab
T. A. Faruquie , IBM India Research Lab
N. Rajput , IBM India Research Lab
R. Kate , IBM India Research Lab
L.V. Subramaniam , IBM India Research Lab
pp. 209

A COMPARISON OF MODEL AND TRANSFORM-BASED VISUAL FEATURES FOR AUDIO-VISUAL LVCSR (Abstract)

Iain Matthews , Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University
Chalapathy Neti , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Gerasimos Potamianos , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Juergen Luettin , Ascom Systec AG
pp. 210
Content Recognition and Understanding I

Automatic News Video Segmentation and Categorization Based on Closed-Captioned Text (Abstract)

Candemir Toklu , Multimedia and Video Technology Siemens Corporate Research Princeton, NJ 08540
Shih-Ping Liou , Multimedia and Video Technology Siemens Corporate Research Princeton, NJ 08540
Weiyu Zhu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 211

MULTI-VISIT OF KALMAN FILTERING FOR SEMANTIC OBJECT TRACKING (Abstract)

J. Gao , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette
A. Kosaka , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette
pp. 213

LOCALE-BASED MULTIPLE CUE ALGORITHM FOR OBJECT SEGMENTATION (Abstract)

Ze-Nian Li , School of Computing Science Simon Fraser University
Jian Wang , School of Computing Science Simon Fraser University
pp. 215

AUTOMATED FILM RHYTHM EXTRACTION FOR SCENE ANALYSIS (Abstract)

Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
Brett Adams , Curtin University of Technology
Chitra Dorai , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 216
Special Session: Human Computer Interface for Augmented Reality Applications

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE TRACKING FOR SMART PEN INTERFACE IN WEARABLE COMPUTING AND MIXED REALITY (Abstract)

Adrian David Cheok , National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
Krishnamoorthy Ganesh Kumar , National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
Qi Zhi , National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
pp. 217

MANIPULATION OF REMOTE 3D AVATAR THROUGH FACIAL (Abstract)

Kuntal Sengupta , National University of Singapore, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wang Hee Lin , National University of Singapore, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
pp. 218
Content Recognition and Understanding II

A VIDEO TEXT DETECTION AND RECOGNITION SYSTEM (Abstract)

Liu Wenyin , Microsoft Research China
Jie Xi , Department of Computer Science Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Xiang-Rong Chen , Microsoft Research China
Xian-Sheng Hua , National Lab. on Machine Perception Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research China
pp. 222

MODEL BASED INTERACTIVE STORY UNIT SEGMENTATION (Abstract)

Marcel Worring , Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, Dept of Computer Science, University of Amsterdam
Arnold W.M. Smeulders , Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, Dept of Computer Science, University of Amsterdam
Jeroen Vendrig , Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, Dept of Computer Science, University of Amsterdam
pp. 223

EVALUATION OF LOGICAL STORY UNIT SEGMENTATION IN VIDEO SEQUENCES (Abstract)

Jeroen Vendrig , Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, Dept of Computer Science, University of Amsterdam
Marcel Worring , Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, Dept of Computer Science, University of Amsterdam
pp. 225

CONTENT BASED RETRIEVAL OF 3D CELLULAR STRUCTURES (Abstract)

A. Del Bimbo , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica - Universita di Firenze
S. Berretti , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica - Universita di Firenze
P. Pala , Dipartimento Sistemi e Informatica - Universita di Firenze
pp. 226

FUZZY HISTOGRAMS FOR EFFICIENT VISUAL CONTENT REPRESENTATION: APPLICATION TO CONTENT-BASED IMAGE RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Anastasios Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens
Nikolaos Doulamis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 227
Multimodal & Multimedia Interface

A DOM-based MVC Multi-modal e-Business (Abstract)

TV Raman , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Rafah Hosn , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Jan Kleindienst , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Tomas Macek , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Ladislav Seredi , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Stéphane H. Maes , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
pp. 228

ADHOC PERSONAL UBIQUITOUS MULTIMEDIA SERVICES VIA UPNP (Abstract)

S. Goose , Siemens Corporate Research
G. Schneider , Siemens Corporate Research
C. Hoymann , Siemens Corporate Research
pp. 229

Software Based Communication System For The Hearing Impaired (Abstract)

Liyanage C. De Silva , National University of Singapore
Bharadwaj Veeravalli , National University of Singapore
Wong Kheng Kwong , National University of Singapore
pp. 231

SPOKEN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION VIA HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION (Abstract)

Thomas Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Qiong Liu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ying Wu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stephen Levinson , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 232

ATTENTIVE TOYS (Abstract)

A. Cozzi , IBM Almaden Research, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
M. Flickner1 , IBM Almaden Research, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
D. Zotkin , Computer Vision Laboratory University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Y. Yacoob , Computer Vision Laboratory University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
R. Duraiswami , Computer Vision Laboratory University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
D. Koons , IBM Almaden Research, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
I. Haritaoglu , IBM Almaden Research, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
pp. 233
Multimedia Technologies VI

Data Placement for Multi-user Interactive DTV (Abstract)

Raju Rangaswami , raju@cs.ucsb.edu
Milton Chen , chenli,miltchen@cs.stanford.edu
Edward Chang , echang@ece.ucsb.edu
Chen Li , chenli,miltchen@cs.stanford.edu
pp. 234

MODIFIED ODD-EVEN MERGE-SORT NETWORK FOR ARBITRARY NUMBER OF INPUTS (Abstract)

Chung J. Kuo , Signal and Media Laboratories Institute of Communication Engineering
Zhi W. Huang , Signal and Media Laboratories Institute of Communication Engineering
pp. 236

POLYNOMIAL MOTION-VECTOR RESAMPLING ALGORITHM (Abstract)

Chia H. Yeh , Department of Electrical Engineering National Chung Cheng University
Chung J. Kuo , Department of Electrical Engineering National Chung Cheng University
pp. 238

AUTOMATIC VIDEO SEGMENTATION FOR MPEG-4 USING PREDICTIVEWATERSHED (Abstract)

Liang-Gee Chen , DSP/IC Design Lab Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
Shao-Yi Chien , DSP/IC Design Lab Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
Shyh-Yih Ma , DSP/IC Design Lab Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
Yu-Wen Huang , DSP/IC Design Lab Department of Electrical Engineering National Taiwan University
pp. 239
Indexing II

ROBUST AND EFFICIENT METHOD FOR COMPRESSED DOMAIN (Abstract)

Tej Pratap Pandey , Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur, INDIA
Sumana Gupta , Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur, INDIA
Asheesh Bhardwaj , Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology,Kanpur, INDIA
pp. 240

CLASSIFYING MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FOR VIDEO INDEXING (Abstract)

Roy Wang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Milind R. Naphade , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 242

Learning Image Query Concepts via Intelligent Sampling (Abstract)

Chung-Sheng Li , csli@us.ibm.com
Edward Chang , echang@ece.ucsb.edu
Beitao Li , beitao@engineering.ucsb.edu
pp. 244

TRACKING MOVING OBJECTS IN MPEG-COMPRESSED VIDEOS (Abstract)

Ruey-Lung Chen , Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, 621, Taiwan, ROC.
Wen-Nung Lie , Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, 621, Taiwan, ROC.
pp. 245
Multimedia Applications II

MULTIMEDIA MATERIALS FOR TEACHING SIGNAL PROCESSING (Abstract)

G.A. Woolsey , Physics and Electronics Engineering, School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
X. Huang , Physics and Electronics Engineering, School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
pp. 246

CONTENT-BASED LECTURE ACCESS FOR DISTANCE LEARNING (Abstract)

Guang-Ho Cha , Tongmyong University of Information Technology
Chin-Wan Chung , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 247

Individualized Web Course Generation in Distance Learning (Abstract)

Yi-Jen Liu , Tamkang University Taiwan, R.O.C.
Timothy K. Shih , Tamkang University Taiwan, R.O.C.
Nigel H. Lin , Tamkang University Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 248

Wireless Mobil Real-Time Multimedia Support over Internet (Abstract)

Oliver T.W. Yu , Department of EECS, University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 250
Indexing III

DETECTING INDEXICAL SIGNS IN FILM AUDIO FOR SCENE INTERPRETATION (Abstract)

Chitra Dorai , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Simon Moncrieff , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 251

BROADCAST NEWS INDEXING USING DANCERS (Abstract)

A. Hanjalic , Delft University of Technology
G. Kakes , Delft University of Technology
J. Biemond , Delft University of Technology
R.L. Lagendijk , Delft University of Technology
pp. 252

BOOSTING FOR CONTENT-BASED AUDIO CLASSIFICATION AND RETRIEVAL: AN EVALUATION (Abstract)

Stan Z. Li , Microsoft Research China 5F, Beijing Sigma Center, No. 49, Zhichun Road
Guodong Guo , Microsoft Research China 5F, Beijing Sigma Center, No. 49, Zhichun Road
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research China 5F, Beijing Sigma Center, No. 49, Zhichun Road
pp. 253

VISUAL INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FROM ANNOTATED LARGE AUDIOVISUAL ASSETS BASED ON USER PROFILING AND COLLABORATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS (Abstract)

G. Moschovitis , National Technical University of Athens
K. Karpouzis , National Technical University of Athens
K. Ntalianis , National Technical University of Athens
S. Ioannou , National Technical University of Athens
S. Kollias , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 254

EVENT RECOGNITION IN SPORT PROGRAMS USING LOW-LEVEL MOTION INDICES (Abstract)

A. Bonzanini , DEA - University of Brescia , Via Branze, 38 - 25123, Brescia, Italy
R. Leonardi , DEA - University of Brescia , Via Branze, 38 - 25123, Brescia, Italy
P. Migliorati , DEA - University of Brescia , Via Branze, 38 - 25123, Brescia, Italy
pp. 255
Multimedia Technologies VII

SPEECH CONTENT AUTHENTICATION INTEGRATED WITH CELP SPEECH CODERS (Abstract)

C.-C. Jay Kuo , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
Chung-Ping Wu , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2564
pp. 256

A NOVEL PACKET LOSS RECOVERY TECHNIQUE FOR MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATION (Abstract)

Antonio Ortega , University of Southern California
Wenqing Jiang , C-Cube Microsystems, Inc.
pp. 257

DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF CONSUMER MULTIMEDIA TERMINALS: VIDEO PROCESSING ASPECTS (Abstract)

Maria Gabrani , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven
Reinder J. Bril , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven
Liesbeth Steffens , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven
Christian Hentschel , Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven
pp. 258

Scheduling and Presenting Interactive Multimedia Documents (Abstract)

J.P. Courtiat , LAAS -CNRS 7 Av. du Colonel Roche
P.N.M. Sampaio , LAAS -CNRS 7 Av. du Colonel Roche
pp. 259

SMART: A Scalable Middleware solution for Ubiquitous Multimedia Service Delivery (Abstract)

Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yi Cui , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dongyan Xu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 260
Special Session: Quality-of-Service and Multimedia Communication over the Wireless

A CACHE-BASED MOBILITY-AWARE SCHEME FOR REAL-TIME CONTINUOUS MEDIA DELIVERY IN WIRELESS NETWORKS (Abstract)

S. Venkatesh , Department of Computer Science, Curtin University of Technology
W. H. O. Lau , Department of Computer Science, Curtin University of Technology
M. Kumar , Department of Computer Science, Curtin University of Technology
pp. 262

A Connection Management Protocol to Support Multimedia Traffic in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks with Directional Antenna (Abstract)

K. Hasuike , ATR Adaptive Communication Research Laboratories
S. Bandyopadhyay , ATR Adaptive Communication Research Laboratories
pp. 263
Special Session: Analyses in Multimedia Data Processing

ON-LINE SELECTION OF DISTINGUISHING ELEMENTS FOR FOCUSED INFORMATION RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

K. C Chen , Computer Science and Technology Dept., Tsinghua University, Peking, PRC
X. Deng , City U. of Hong Kong, HongKong,
H. Feng , City U. of Hong Kong, HongKong,
W. Zheng , Computer Science and Technology Dept., Tsinghua University, Peking, PRC
S. Zhu , City U. of Hong Kong, HongKong,
H. Chim , City U. of Hong Kong, HongKong,
pp. 264

BLIND IMAGE RESTORATION USING ICA-LIKE ALGORITHM (Abstract)

Zhenya He IEEE Fellow , DSP Division, Dept. of Radio Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Yunnong Zhang , DSP Division, Dept. of Radio Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
pp. 265

A VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEM FOR (Abstract)

S. Hashimoto , Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University
P. Hartono , Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University
M. Murata , Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University
S. Sanji , Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University
pp. 266

DUAL AUTO-REGRESSIVE MODELLING APPROACH TO GAUSSIAN PROCESS IDENTIFICATION (Abstract)

Yiu-ming Cheung , Department of Computer Science Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, PRC
pp. 267
Multimedia Technology I

USER-ORIENTED FACE TRANSLATION BASED ON EXAMPLES OBTAINED BY USER INTERACTION (Abstract)

Michihiko Minoh , Center for Information and Multimedia Studies, Kyoto University
Koh Kakusho , Center for Information and Multimedia Studies, Kyoto University
Takashi Kondo , Center for Information and Multimedia Studies, Kyoto University
pp. 268

Automated System of Acquiring and Visualizing Tra.c Event Statistics from Tra.c Images (Abstract)

Katsushi IKEUCH , Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo JAPAN 153-8505
Tsunetoshi NISHIDA , Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo JAPAN 153-8505
Shunsuke KAMIJO , Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo JAPAN 153-8505
pp. 269

DYNAMIC WEB MARKUP LANGUAGE (DWML) FOR GENERATING ANIMATED PAGES WITH CHARACTER AGENT AND TIME-CONTROL FUNCTION (Abstract)

Du Peng , Department of Electronic Engineering School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Mitsuru Ishizuka , Department of Electronic Engineering School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
pp. 270

Shallow Copying of Multimedia Sources for Virtual Documents (Abstract)

Champa Jayawardana , Information Systems Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
K. Priyantha Hewagamage , Information Systems Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Masahito Hirakawa , Information Systems Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
pp. 271

THE STIR SYSTEM Subjective Texture Image Retrieval System (Abstract)

Yuichi Kobayashi , Toppan Printing Co.,Ltd.,Technical Center, 1-3-3, Suido, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Toshikazu Kato , Chuo University, Fac.of Science and Engineering, 1-13-27, Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 272

COLOR HALFTONING USING SIMULATED ANNEALING (Abstract)

Ken-ichi TANAKA , Department of Electrocal and Electronics, School of Science and Technology, Meiji University,
pp. 273

WAVELET BASED PITCH EXTRACTION IN THE MPEG COMPRESSED DOMAIN (Abstract)

B. Anantharaman , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
K.R. Ramakrishnan , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
S.H. Srinivasan , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 274

SPEECH DETECTION BY FACIAL IMAGE FOR MULTIMODAL SPEECH RECOGNITION (Abstract)

K. Kumatani , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
K. Murai , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
S. Nakamura , ATR Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories
pp. 275

PANPHONEN: A SPATIAL ENHANCED AUDIO INTERFACE FOR BLIND USERS (Abstract)

F. Pittarello , Dipartimento di Informatica Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
A. Celentano , Dipartimento di Informatica Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
pp. 276
Multimedia Technology II

VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER IP BY USING POLYPHASE DOWNSAMPLING MULTIPLE DESCRIPTION CODING (Abstract)

R. Lancini , CEFRIEL Politecnico di Milano
A. Stanzione , CEFRIEL Politecnico di Milano
M. Fumagalli , CEFRIEL Politecnico di Milano
pp. 278

MPEG-7 BASED DYNAMIC METADATA (Abstract)

Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
Boris Rogge , Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
Ignace Lemahieu , Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
Wilfried Philips , Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
pp. 279

A WAVELET DATA MODEL FOR IMAGE DATABASES (Abstract)

Simone Santini , Praja, Inc. San Diego, CA
Amarnath Gupta , San Diego Supercomputer Center San Diego, CA
pp. 280

ARCHITECTURES AND PROTOCOLS FOR EDUCATIONAL VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS (Abstract)

Th. Tsiatsos , Computer Technology Institute, Greece & Computer Engineering and Informatics Dept., Univ. of Patras, Greece
Ch. Bouras , Computer Technology Institute, Greece & Computer Engineering and Informatics Dept., Univ. of Patras, Greece
pp. 281

A DIGITAL WATERMARKING SCHEME BASED ON SPIHT CODING (Abstract)

Shih-Hsuan Yang , Institute of Computer, Communication and Control National Taipei University of Technology
Yi-Lan Chang , Institute of Computer, Communication and Control National Taipei University of Technology
pp. 283

AUDIOWATERMARKING BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION OF MUSICAL PIECES IN AUDIOTRACKS (Abstract)

S. Tubaro , Politecnico di Milano Piazza Leonardo da Vinci,2
R. Lancini , CEFRIEL Via R. Fucini,2 20133 Milano, ITALY
F. Mapelli , CEFRIEL Via R. Fucini,2 20133 Milano, ITALY
G. Caccia , CEFRIEL Via R. Fucini,2 20133 Milano, ITALY
pp. 284
Multimedia Database

SEMANTIC BASED RETRIEVAL MODEL FOR DIGITAL AUDIO AND VIDEO (Abstract)

Graham Reynolds , CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Locked Bag 17, North Ryde NSW 1670, Australia
Surya Nepal , CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Locked Bag 17, North Ryde NSW 1670, Australia
Uma Srinivasan , CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Locked Bag 17, North Ryde NSW 1670, Australia
pp. 285

THESAURUS-AIDED APPROACH FOR IMAGE BROWSING AND RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Yueting Zhuang , Department of Computer Science Zhejiang University Hangzhou, 310027, China
Liu Wenyin , Microsoft Research China 49 Zhichun Road Beijing, 100080, China
Jun Yang , Department of Computer Science Zhejiang University Hangzhou, 310027, China
Hongjiang Zhang , Microsoft Research China 49 Zhichun Road Beijing, 100080, China
pp. 288

Content-Based Shape Retrieval Using Different Shape Descriptors: A Comparative Study (Abstract)

Dengsheng Zhang , Gippsland School of Computing and Information Technology Monash University
Guojun Lu , Gippsland School of Computing and Information Technology Monash University
pp. 289

AUTOMATED BENCHMARKING IN CONTENT-BASED IMAGE RETRIEVAL (Abstract)

Wolfgang Muller , Computer Vision Group, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland
David McG. Squire , CSSE, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Henning Muller , Computer Vision Group, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland
pp. 290
Multimedia Coding

TIME ADAPTIVE MOTION ESTIMATION METHOD FOR SOFTWARE-BASED REAL-TIME VIDEO CODING (Abstract)

Hideaki Kimata , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Naoki Kobay , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Yoshiyuki Yashima , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
pp. 292

MPEG-2 Profile transcoding in MC-DCT domain (Abstract)

Ishfaq Ahmad , Computer Science Department, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Wang Xing Guo , Institute of Information and Communication Engineering, Zhejiang University, Computer Science Department, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Liu Ji Lin , Institute of Information and Communication Engineering, Zhejiang University
pp. 293

FRACTAL IMAGE CODING BASED ON THE ACCURATE ESTIMATIO OF IMAGE PARAMETERS FROM NOISE IMAGE (Abstract)

Sung Shick Koh , Department of Electronics, Chosum University, Seoul Korea
Chung Hwa Kim , Department of Electronics, Chosum University, Seoul Korea
pp. 294

ABOUT MACROLOCK SUBSAMPLING FOR MOTION ESTIMATION ON IA-64 (Abstract)

F. Moschetti , Signal Processing Laboratory Swiss Federal Institute of Technology CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
E. Debes , Signal Processing Laboratory Swiss Federal Institute of Technology CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 295
Multimedia Processing

INTERACTIVE TRACKER - A SEMI-AUTOMATIC (Abstract)

Hua Zhong , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing 100080, China
Liu Wenyin , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing 100080, China
Shipeng Li , Microsoft Research China No. 49 Zhichun Road, Beijing 100080, China
pp. 296

METHOD BASED ON TEMPORAL CONSTRAIN SHOT METHOD BASED ON TEMPORAL CONSTRAIN SHOT SIMILARITY (Abstract)

Shi-Qiang Yang , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University,
Li Zhao , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University,
Bo Feng , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University,
pp. 297

A NOVEL BLOCK-BASED VIDEO SEGMENTATION ALGORITHM (Abstract)

D.D. Giusto , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Cagliari
C. Perra , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Cagliari
L. Atzori , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Cagliari
pp. 298

CLASSIFICATION OF RAWMATERIAL SPORTS VIDEOS FOR BROADCASTING USING COLOR AND EDGE FEATURES (Abstract)

Masayuki Mukunoki , Center for Information and Multimedia Study, Kyoto University, Japan.
Marco Bettini , Department of System and Informatics, University of Firenze, Italy.
Jurgen Assfalg , Department of System and Informatics, University of Firenze, Italy.
Albert del Bimbo , Department of System and Informatics, University of Firenze, Italy.
pp. 301

Partial-Frame Transition Detection (Abstract)

Wayne Wolf , Department of Electrical Engineering Princeton University
pp. 302

Clustered SS-Tree (Abstract)

Sakti Pramanik , Department of Computer Science Michigan State University
Jinhua Li , Department of Computer Science Michigan State University
pp. 303

EXTRACTING 3D MODELS OF OBJECTS USING MODIFIED SILHOUETTE BASED VOLUME INTERSECTION (Abstract)

Ashral A. Kassim , Nationaly University of Singapore
Kuntal Segunpta , Nationaly University of Singapore
Kuntal Sengupta , Nationaly University of Singapore
Edmund Teo , Nationaly University of Singapore
Smuit Gupta , Nationaly University of Singapore
pp. 304
Multimedia System

System Support for Networked Home Appliances on Commodity Operation Systems (Abstract)

Tatsuo Nakajima , Department of Information and Computer Science Waseda University
pp. 305

Department of Information and Computer Science Waseda University (Abstract)

P. Vuorimaa , Telecommunications Software and Multimedia Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 306

AN EVENT SERVER ARCHITECTURE FOR THE LARGE SCALED VIRTUAL COOPERATIVE ENVIRINMENT ON THE INTERNET (Abstract)

D. Ko , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI, Yusong P.O.Box 106, Taejon, 305-350, Korea
B. R. Lee , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI, Yusong P.O.Box 106, Taejon, 305-350, Korea
J. J. Hwang , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI, Yusong P.O.Box 106, Taejon, 305-350, Korea
J. S. Kim , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI, Yusong P.O.Box 106, Taejon, 305-350, Korea
pp. 307

Implementation of Zero-Copy with Caching for Efficient Networked Multimedia Service in Linux Kernel (Abstract)

SeungWon Lee , Dept., of Computer Science, Pusan National Univ., Korea.
KiDong Chung , Dept., of Computer Science, Pusan National Univ., Korea.
JeongWong Kim , Dept., of Computer Science, Pusan National Univ., Korea.
pp. 308

SERVICE ADAPTABILITY MANAGEMENT IN MOBILE MULTIMEDIA ENVIRONMENTS (Abstract)

Hervé Muyal , Steria Tour Aurore - 18, Place des Reflets
pp. 310

FAST SILHOUETTE-BASED HAND GESTURE FEATURE EXTRACTION ALGORITHM (Abstract)

Daw-Tung Lin , Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung Hua University
Chao-Hui Huang , Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung Hua University
pp. 311
Multimedia System & Applications

An e-Marketplace Infrastructure for Model-Based Matchmaking between Consumers and Providers of Multimodal Earth Science Data (Abstract)

Yuan-Chi Chang , E-commerce and Data Management Department IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, P. O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
John R. Smith , E-commerce and Data Management Department IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, P. O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Chung-Sheng Li , E-commerce and Data Management Department IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, P. O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
pp. 312

BEHAVIOR BASED INTERACTION MANAGEMENT MECHANISM FOR AN INTERNET CVE SYSTEM (Abstract)

Weihua Wang , School of Electric Electronic Engineering Nanyang Technological University
Qingping Lin , School of Electric Electronic Engineering Nanyang Technological University
pp. 313

VIRTUAL ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING OVER THE SHINE MIDDLEWARE (Abstract)

K. H. Yang , 3D Collaborative Space Research Team Virtual Reality Center, ETRI
J. M. Yang , Deparment of Electrical Engineering Catholic University of Daegu
pp. 314

DESIGN COLLABORATION BASED ON VIDEO USER SCENARIOS FOR VDSL SYSTEMS (Abstract)

K. Hirano , Kobe Design University 1-1,Gakuen Nishimachi 8-chome, Nishi-ku, Kobe, HYOGO, 651-2196, Japan
K. Yamazaki , IBM Japan Ltd. 1623-14, Shimosuruma,Yamato, KANAGAWA, 242, Japan
pp. 316

SHINE: AN IMPLEMENTATION OF MIDDLEWARE FOR INTERNET COLLABORATIVE WORKSPACES (Abstract)

J. M. Yang , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-350, KOREA
J. S. Kim , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-350, KOREA
W. G. Oh , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-350, KOREA
D. Ko , Virtual Reality Center, ETRI Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-350, KOREA
pp. 317
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