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Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) (2002)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Aug. 26, 2002 to Aug. 29, 2002
ISBN: 0-7803-7304-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Video realistic avatar for virtual face-to-face conferencing (PDF)

Yao-Jen Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chien-Chia Chien , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Yung-Chang Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 1-4

A new clock synchronization algorithm for collaborative computing (PDF)

R. Schollmeier , Inst. of Commun. Networks, Tech. Univ. of Munich, Germany
pp. 5-8

Virtual team user environments - a step from tele-cubicles towards distributed tele-collaboration in mediated workspaces (PDF)

P. Kauff , Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Berlin, Germany
O. Schreer , Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Berlin, Germany
pp. 9-12

Managing a camera system to serve different video requests (PDF)

Qiong Liu , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
D. Kimber , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
L. Wilcox , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
M. Cooper , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
J. Foote , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
J. Boreczky , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 13-16

A dynamic video combiner for multipoint video conferencing using wavelet transform (PDF)

Kai-Tat Fung , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., Kowloon, China
Wan-Chi Siu , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., Kowloon, China
Ngai-Fong Law , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., Kowloon, China
pp. 17-20

A review on multimodal video indexing (PDF)

C.G.M. Snoek , Intelligent Sensory Inf. Syst., Univ. of Amsterdam, Netherlands
M. Worring , Intelligent Sensory Inf. Syst., Univ. of Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 21-24

Speaker independent audio-visual continuous speech recognition (PDF)

Luhong Liang , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
Xiaoxing Liu , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
Yibao Zhao , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
Xiaobo Pi , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
A.V. Nefian , Microcomput. Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 25-28

Multimodal topic segmentation and classification of news video (PDF)

S. Raaijmakers , Inst. of Appl. Phys. & MediaMill, Netherlands Organ. for Appl. Sci. Res., Amsterdam, Netherlands
J. den Hartog , Inst. of Appl. Phys. & MediaMill, Netherlands Organ. for Appl. Sci. Res., Amsterdam, Netherlands
J. Baan , Inst. of Appl. Phys. & MediaMill, Netherlands Organ. for Appl. Sci. Res., Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 33-36

Cache on demand (PDF)

S. Ahuja , Nokia Res. Center, Burlington, MA, USA
Tao Wu , Nokia Res. Center, Burlington, MA, USA
S. Dixit , Nokia Res. Center, Burlington, MA, USA
pp. 41-44

Caching video objects: layers vs versions? (PDF)

F. Hartanto , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
J. Kangasharju , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
pp. 45-48

Replacement strategies for quality based video caching (PDF)

S. Podlipnig , Inst. for Inf. Technol., Klagenfurt Univ., Austria
L. Boszormenyi , Inst. for Inf. Technol., Klagenfurt Univ., Austria
pp. 49-52

Modeling disk caching policies for video on demand systems (Abstract)

G. Conte , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
G. Bertoletti , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
F. Zanichelli , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
pp. 53-56 vol.2

Peer-to-peer multimedia streaming and caching service (PDF)

W.J. Jeon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
K. Nahrstedt , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 57-60

Compressed domain object tracking for automatic indexing of objects in MPEG home video (PDF)

R. Achanta , Sch. of Comput., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
M. Kankanhalli , Sch. of Comput., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 61-64

Extracting coarse boundary features for video processing (PDF)

R.S. Aygun , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., State Univ. of New York, USA
Aidong Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., State Univ. of New York, USA
pp. 65-68

Colour quantization of compressed video sequences based on the estimation of cumulative colour histogram (PDF)

Wan-Fung Cheung , Centre for Multimedia Signal Process., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
Yuk-Hee Chan , Centre for Multimedia Signal Process., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
pp. 69-72

Universal MPEG content access using compressed-domain system stream editing techniques (PDF)

Ching-Yung Lin , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
B.L. Tseng , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 73-76

MPEG audio bitstream processing towards the automatic generation of sports programme summaries (PDF)

D.A. Sadlier , Centre for Digital Video Process., Dublin City Univ., Ireland
S. Marlow , Centre for Digital Video Process., Dublin City Univ., Ireland
N. O'Connor , Centre for Digital Video Process., Dublin City Univ., Ireland
N. Murphy , Centre for Digital Video Process., Dublin City Univ., Ireland
pp. 77-80

Directed acyclic graph based source modeling for data unit selection of streaming media over QoS networks (PDF)

G. Cheung , Hewlett-Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
Wai-tian Tan , Hewlett-Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 81-84

Delivery of MPEG video streams with constant perceptual quality of service (PDF)

D. Quaglia , Dipt. di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
J.C. De Martin , Dipt. di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 85-88

Optimized video streaming for networks with varying delay (PDF)

S. Wee , Streaming Media Syst. Group, Hewlett-Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
Wai-tian Tan , Streaming Media Syst. Group, Hewlett-Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
J. Apostolopoulos , Streaming Media Syst. Group, Hewlett-Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 89-92

Optimal rate control for video transmission over VBR channels based on a hybrid MMAX/MMSE criterion (PDF)

Sang-Yong Lee , Signal & Image Process. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
A. Ortega , Signal & Image Process. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 93-96

Multi-level memory prefetching for media and stream processing (PDF)

J. Fritts , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 101-104

A platform-independent methodology for performance estimation of streaming media applications (PDF)

H.-J. Stolberg , Inst. fur Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Syst., Hannover Univ., Germany
M. Berekovic , Inst. fur Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Syst., Hannover Univ., Germany
P. Pirsch , Inst. fur Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Syst., Hannover Univ., Germany
pp. 105-108

Optimizing DSP and media benchmarks for Pentium 4: hardware and software issues (PDF)

D. Eliemble , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Toronto, Ont., Canada
pp. 109-112

Characterizing multimedia kernels on general-purpose processors (PDF)

E. Debes , Microprocessor Res., Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
W. Macy , Microprocessor Res., Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
Yen-Kuang Chen , Microprocessor Res., Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
M. Yeung , Microprocessor Res., Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 113-116

PLX: a fully subword-parallel instruction set architecture for fast scalable multimedia processing (PDF)

R.B. Lee , Archit. Lab. for Multimedia & Security, Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
A.M. Fiskiran , Archit. Lab. for Multimedia & Security, Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 117-120

Key points based segmentation of lips (PDF)

N. Eveno , Lab. des Images et Signaux, Inst. Nat. Polytech. de Grenoble, France
A. Caplier , Lab. des Images et Signaux, Inst. Nat. Polytech. de Grenoble, France
P.-Y. Coulon , Lab. des Images et Signaux, Inst. Nat. Polytech. de Grenoble, France
pp. 125-128

Localizing the iris center by region growing search (PDF)

Bo Cao , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Shiguang Shan , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Wen Gao , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Debin Zhao , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
pp. 129-132

Embedded Bayesian networks for face recognition (PDF)

A.V. Nefian , Microprocessor Res. Labs., Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 133-136

Fast marching methods applied to face location in videophone applications using colour information (PDF)

P. Sharma , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Univ. Coll. Dublin, Ireland
R. Reilly , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Univ. Coll. Dublin, Ireland
pp. 141-144

Semantic face matching (PDF)

R.-L. Hsu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Michigan State Univ., USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Michigan State Univ., USA
pp. 145-148

Robust face matching under different lighting conditions (PDF)

Chyuan-Huei Thomas Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing-Hua Univ., Taiwan
Shang-Hong Lai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing-Hua Univ., Taiwan
Long-Wen Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing-Hua Univ., Taiwan
pp. 149-152

Robust face recognition based on motion pursuit (PDF)

Ruoyu Roy Wang , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
T. Huang , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 153-156

Texture coder design of MPEG4 video by using interleaving schedule (PDF)

Chih-Wei Hsu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Wei-Min Chao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yung-Chi Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 157-160

A reconfigurable digital signal processor architecture for high-efficiency MPEG-4 video encoding (PDF)

Li-Hsun Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Wei-Lung Liu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
O.T.-C. Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
pp. 165-168

Multimedia-application-driven instruction set architecture simulation (PDF)

I. Barbieri , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Univ. of Genova, Italy
M. Bariani , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Univ. of Genova, Italy
A. Cabitto , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Univ. of Genova, Italy
M. Raggio , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Univ. of Genova, Italy
pp. 169-172

Parallel file striping on optical jukebox servers (PDF)

J. Tarraga , Ecole Polytech. Fed. de Lausanne, Switzerland
R.D. Hersch , Ecole Polytech. Fed. de Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 173-176

Reconfigurable and low power 2D-DCT IP for ubiquitous multimedia streaming (PDF)

M. Martina , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
A. Molino , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
F. Vacca , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 177-180

PCI-based multi-processor system for immersive videoconference terminals (PDF)

O. Schreer , Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Berlin, Germany
M. Karl , Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Berlin, Germany
P. Kauff , Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Berlin, Germany
pp. 181-184

On-chip communication analysis for multimedia applications (PDF)

G. Varatkar , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
R. Marculescu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 185-188

Design of a Dynamic SMIL player (PDF)

K. Pihkala , Telecommun. Software & Multimedia Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Finland
P. Vuorimaa , Telecommun. Software & Multimedia Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Finland
pp. 189-192

Video applications on hyper-threading technology (PDF)

Yen-Kuang Chen , Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
M. Holliman , Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
E. Debes , Intel Labs., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 193-196

Using indexing structures for resource descriptors extraction from distributed image repositories (PDF)

S. Berretti , Florence Univ., Italy
A. Del Bimbo , Florence Univ., Italy
R. Pala , Florence Univ., Italy
pp. 197-200

Region-based nonparametric optical flow segmentation with pre-clustering and post-clustering (PDF)

Kai-Kuang Ma , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Hai-Yun Wang , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 201-204

Semantic knowledge construction from annotated image collections (PDF)

A.B. Benitez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
Shih-Fu Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. 205-208

Validating MPEG-21 encapsulated functional metadata (PDF)

B. Rogge , Multimedia Lab, Ghent Univ., Belgium
D.V. De Ville , Multimedia Lab, Ghent Univ., Belgium
R.V. de Walle , Multimedia Lab, Ghent Univ., Belgium
I. Lemahieu , Multimedia Lab, Ghent Univ., Belgium
pp. 209-212

Multi-layered videotext extraction method (PDF)

L. Agnihotri , Philips Res. USA, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
N. Dimitrova , Philips Res. USA, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
M. Soletic , Philips Res. USA, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
pp. 213-216

Modeling of video objects in a video databases (PDF)

Lei Chen , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
M.T. Ozsu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 217-220

A hierarchical image segmentation algorithm (PDF)

Wei Yu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 221-224

A motion-tolerant dissolve detection algorithm (PDF)

C.W. Su , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan
pp. 225-228

Scalable spatial event representation (PDF)

J. Tesic , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
S. Newsam , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
B.S. Manjunath , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 229-232

Generation of stereoscopic image sequences using structure and rigid motion estimation by extended Kalman filters (PDF)

S. Diplaris , Informatics & Telematics Inst., Thessaloniki, Greece
N. Grammalidis , Informatics & Telematics Inst., Thessaloniki, Greece
D. Tzovaras , Informatics & Telematics Inst., Thessaloniki, Greece
M.G. Strintzis , Informatics & Telematics Inst., Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 233-236

A method and browser for cross-referenced video summaries (PDF)

A. Aner , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
Lijun Tang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
J.R. Kender , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. 237-240

Structuring the personal multimedia collection of a mobile device user based on geolocation (PDF)

M. Gelgon , Ecole Polytechnique, Nantes Univ., France
K. Tilhou , Ecole Polytechnique, Nantes Univ., France
pp. 241-244

A computer vision system for knowledge-based 3D scene analysis using radio-frequency tags (PDF)

M. Boukraa , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
S. Ando , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 245-248

Audio signal classification using time-frequency parameters (PDF)

K. Umapathy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ryerson Univ., Toronto, Ont., Canada
S. Krishnan , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ryerson Univ., Toronto, Ont., Canada
pp. 249-252

Spatial auditory processing for a hearing robot (PDF)

Jie Huang , Univ. of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
pp. 253-256

Predominant pitch contour extraction from audio signals (PDF)

H. Malik , Multimedia Syst. Lab, Chicago, IL, USA
A. Khokhar , Multimedia Syst. Lab, Chicago, IL, USA
R. Ansari , Multimedia Syst. Lab, Chicago, IL, USA
B. Cappe de Baillon , Multimedia Syst. Lab, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 257-260

A new audio skew detection and correction algorithm (PDF)

R. Akester , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. London, UK
S. Hailes , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. London, UK
pp. 261-264

Audio mixing for centralized conferences in a SIP environment (PDF)

S. Hawwa , Ericsson Res. Canada, Que., Canada
pp. 269-272

Multiresolution spectral conversion for multichannel audio resynthesis (PDF)

A. Mouchtaris , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
S.S. Narayanan , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C. Kyriakakis , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 273-276

Visualization of multiple listener room response equalization using Sammon map (PDF)

S. Bharitkar , Immersive Audio Lab., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C. Kyriakakis , Immersive Audio Lab., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 277-280

On the segmentation of narrowly-spaced noisy audio signals (PDF)

F. Sattar , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
M. Pwint , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 281-284

Surfing the Web on TV: the MHP approach (PDF)

A. Gil , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
J. Pazos , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
C. Lopez , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
J. Lopez , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
R. Rubio , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
M. Ramos , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
R. Diaz , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 285-288

The Community of Multimedia Agents project (PDF)

Gang Wei , Accenture Technol. Labs., Accenture Ltd., Chicago, IL, USA
V.A. Petrushin , Accenture Technol. Labs., Accenture Ltd., Chicago, IL, USA
A.V. Gershman , Accenture Technol. Labs., Accenture Ltd., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 289-292

Applying MPEG-21 in digital television - example use scenarios: epostcard, egame, and eticket (PDF)

A. Lugmayr , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
S. Niiranen , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
A. Mailaparampil , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
P. Rautavirta , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
M. Oksanen , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
F. Tico , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
S. Kalli , Inst. of Signal Process., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
pp. 293-296

An abstract animation model for integrating SMIL basic animation elements with multimedia documents (PDF)

T.T. Thuong , Opera Project, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France
C. Roisin , Opera Project, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France
pp. 297-300

Autonomous presentation of 3 dimensional CG contents on the Web (PDF)

A. Nadamoto , Graduate Sch. & Technol., Kobe Univ., Japan
T. Yabe , Graduate Sch. & Technol., Kobe Univ., Japan
M. Shikata , Graduate Sch. & Technol., Kobe Univ., Japan
pp. 301-304

The myTV system - a digital interactive television platform implementation (PDF)

B. Marusic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
M. Leban , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
pp. 305-308

Video portal for a media space of structured video streams (PDF)

T. Ogura , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
N. Babaguchi , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
T. Kitahashi , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 309-312

The MERL SpokenQuery information retrieval system a system for retrieving pertinent documents from a spoken query (PDF)

P. Wolf , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs., Cambridge, MA, USA
B. Raj , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 317-320

E-Play (PDF)

C.V. Goldman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 321-324

Multimedia medical diagnostic document (PDF)

R. Noumeir , Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 325-328

Real-time video based motion capture system based on color and edge distributions (PDF)

Y. Akazawa , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci & Electr. Eng.., Kyushu Univ., Japan
Y. Okada , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci & Electr. Eng.., Kyushu Univ., Japan
K. Niijima , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci & Electr. Eng.., Kyushu Univ., Japan
pp. 333-336

Providing consistent SMIL 2.0 documents (PDF)

P.N.M. Sampaio , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
J.P. Courtiat , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
pp. 337-340

Content access and distribution of multimedia medical data in E-health (PDF)

Jinman Kim , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
D.D. Feng , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
T.W. Cai , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 341-344

Mobile context-aware stories (PDF)

L. Doyle , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Trinity Coll., Dublin, Ireland
pp. 345-348

Enhanced video browsing using automatically extracted audio excerpts (PDF)

J. Foote , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
M. Cooper , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
L. Wilcox , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 357-360

Feature space mutual information in speech-video sequences (PDF)

T. Butz , Signal Process. Inst. (ITS), Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol. (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
J.-P. Thiran , Signal Process. Inst. (ITS), Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol. (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 361-364

Scene change detection by audio and video clues (PDF)

Shu-Ching Chen , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 365-368

Semantic indexing of multimedia using audio, text and visual cues (PDF)

G. Iyengar , IBM TJ Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
H. Nock , IBM TJ Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
C. Neti , IBM TJ Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
M. Franz , IBM TJ Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 369-372

Real time face detection for multimodal speech recognition (PDF)

K. Murai , Inf. Media Lab., Fuji Xerox, Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 373-376

Multimedia courseware development using influence diagram (PDF)

T.K. Shih , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Lun-Ping Hung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 377-380

A study on automatic database creation and summarization of a vaulting horse class (PDF)

H. Miyamori , Keihanna Human Info-Commun. Res. Center, Commun. Res. Lab., Koganei, Japan
pp. 381-384

Multimedia education system for interactive educational services (PDF)

H. Sumiyoshi , NHK Sci. & Tech. Res. Labs., Tokyo, Japan
I. Yamada , NHK Sci. & Tech. Res. Labs., Tokyo, Japan
N. Yagi , NHK Sci. & Tech. Res. Labs., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 385-388

Web information extraction for content augmentation (PDF)

A. Janevski , Philips Res. USA, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
N. Dimitrova , Philips Res. USA, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
pp. 389-392

Satellite remote education system design and implementation using MPEG-4 under DVD compliant network (PDF)

Bong-Ho Lee , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Soo In Lee , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
pp. 393-396

Towards automating the generation of SCORM-based multimedia product training manuals (PDF)

Peiya Liu , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
L.H. Hsu , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
A. Chakraborty , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 397-400

Adaptive texture image retrieval in transform domain (PDF)

Bin Zhang , Comput. Sci. & Eng. Dept., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, MA, USA
C.I. Tomai , Comput. Sci. & Eng. Dept., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, MA, USA
Aidong Zhang , Comput. Sci. & Eng. Dept., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 401-404

Robust color-based image retrieval using bipartite graphs (PDF)

M.A. Nascimento , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Shengiiu Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 405-408

Image retrieval and relevance feedback using peer indexing (PDF)

Jun Yang , Hong Kong SAR, City Univ. of Hong Kong, China
Qing Li , Hong Kong SAR, City Univ. of Hong Kong, China
pp. 409-412

Prefetching for content-based image retrieval (PDF)

Janghyun Yoon , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
N. Jayant , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 413-416

Image retrieval based on multi-scale edge model (PDF)

P. Bao , Dept. of Comput., Polytech. Univ. of Hong Kong, Kowloon, China
Xianjun Zhang , Dept. of Comput., Polytech. Univ. of Hong Kong, Kowloon, China
pp. 417-420

A study of image retrieval by anchoring (PDF)

A. Natsev , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 421-424

A real-time interactive non-verbal communication system through semantic feature extraction (PDF)

Jin Hou , Dept. of Electron. & Inf., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan
Y. Aoki , Dept. of Electron. & Inf., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan
pp. 425-428

Keystroke recognition for virtual keyboard (PDF)

J. Mantyjarvi , Nokia Res. Center, Helsinki, Finland
pp. 429-432

A cost-effective solution for eye-gaze assistive technology (PDF)

F. Corno , Dipt. di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
L. Farinetti , Dipt. di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
I. Signorile , Dipt. di Automatica e Informatica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 433-436

Mosaic feedback for sketch training and retrieval improvement (PDF)

I. la Tendresse , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
O. Kao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
M. Skubowius , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
pp. 437-440

Haptic design for digital audio (PDF)

L.L. Chu , Center for Comput. Res. in Music & Acoust., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 441-444

Physically-based audio rendering of contact (PDF)

F. Avanzini , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
pp. 445-448

Loss concealments of subband coded images for real-time transmissions in the Internet (PDF)

B.W. Wah , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 449-452

A real-time Internet streaming media testbed (PDF)

W. Kellerer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
E. Steinbach , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
P. Eisert , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
B. Girod , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 453-456

Effects of cell loss on MPEG video: analytical modeling and empirical validation (PDF)

C.W. Snyder , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
U.K. Sarkar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
D. Sarkar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
pp. 457-460

RTP packetization of MPEG-4 elementary streams (PDF)

M. Ohlenroth , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Klagenfurt Univ., Austria
H. Hellwagner , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Klagenfurt Univ., Austria
pp. 465-468

Guaranteeing quality of service for image transmission by means of hybrid loss protection (PDF)

M. Grangetto , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
E. Magli , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
M. Marzo , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
G. Olmo , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 469-472

Blind watermarking method based on DWT middle frequency pair (PDF)

Quan Yuan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Harbin Inst. of Technol., China
Hongxun Yao , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Harbin Inst. of Technol., China
pp. 473-476

Capacity-security analysis of data hiding technologies (PDF)

S. Voloshynovskiy , Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland
T. Pun , Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland
pp. 477-480

Provably or probably robust data hiding? (PDF)

F. Balado , Signal Theor. & Commun. Dept., Vigo Univ., Spain
F. Perez-Gonzalez , Signal Theor. & Commun. Dept., Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 481-484

Human visual system features enabling watermarking (PDF)

J.F. Delaigle , Lab. de Te1ecommunications et Te1edetection, Univ. Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
C. Devleeschouwer , Lab. de Te1ecommunications et Te1edetection, Univ. Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
B. Macq , Lab. de Te1ecommunications et Te1edetection, Univ. Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
L. Langendijk , Lab. de Te1ecommunications et Te1edetection, Univ. Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
pp. 489-492

Watermark detection: benchmarking perspectives (PDF)

N. Nikolaidis , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
V. Solachidis , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
A. Tefas , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
I. Pitas , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 493-496

Towards optimal clustering for approximate similarity searching (PDF)

E. Tuncel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
K. Rose , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 497-500

BPMs versus SVMs for image classification (PDF)

Gang Wu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 505-508

Speeding up the similarity search in multimedia database (PDF)

T. Chen , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
M. Nakazato , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
T.S. Huang , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 509-512

Learning semantic multimedia representations from a small set of examples (PDF)

M.R. Naphade , Pervasive Media Manage. Group, IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
Ching-Yung Lin , Pervasive Media Manage. Group, IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , Pervasive Media Manage. Group, IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 513-516

Trademark retrieval using contour-skeleton stroke classification (PDF)

Wing Ho Leung , Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Tsuhan Chen , Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 517-520

Erasing video logos based on image inpainting (PDF)

Wei-Qi Yan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
M.S. Kankanhalli , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 521-524

Detecting path intersections in panoramic video (PDF)

Xinding Sun , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 529-532

Detection of slide transition for topic indexing (PDF)

Chong-Wah Ngo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Kowloon, China
pp. 533-536

Reducing blurring-effect in high resolution mosaic generation (PDF)

R.S. Aygun , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., State Univ. of New York, USA
Aidong Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., State Univ. of New York, USA
pp. 537-540

Real-time video surveillance for traffic monitoring using virtual line analysis (PDF)

B.L. Tseng , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
Ching-Yung Lin , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 541-544

Bit-rate adapted watermarking algorithm for compressed images (PDF)

L. Guillemot , CRAN, Univ. Henri Poincare Nancy I, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
J.-M. Moureaux , CRAN, Univ. Henri Poincare Nancy I, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 545-548

Watermarking of sets of polygonal lines using fusion techniques (PDF)

A. Giannoula , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
N. Nikolaidis , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
I. Pitas , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
pp. 549-552

A performance analysis of spread-spectrum watermarking based on redundant transforms (PDF)

Li Hua , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
J.E. Fowler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 553-556

Copyright protection of 3D images using watermarks of specific spatial structure (PDF)

G. Louizis , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
A. Tefas , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
I. Pitas , Dept. of Informatics, Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
pp. 557-560

A robust steganographic wavelet-based system for resistant message hiding under error prone networks (PDF)

K.S. Ntalianis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
A.D. Doulamis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
N.D. Doulamis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
S.D. Kollias , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 561-564

Robust turbo-based data hiding for image and video sources (PDF)

J. Chou , California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
K. Ramchandran , California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 565-568

Techniques for iconic image-based biometrics (PDF)

A. Lagorio , Comput. Vision Lab., Genoa Univ., Italy
E. Grosso , Comput. Vision Lab., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 569-572

Biometric applications based on handwriting (PDF)

F. Ramann , Platanista GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
C. Vielhauer , Platanista GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 573-576

A proposal of writer verification of hand written objects (PDF)

Y. Kato , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ. of Sci., Japan
T. Hamamoto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ. of Sci., Japan
S. Hangai , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ. of Sci., Japan
pp. 585-588

Smartcards with biometric user verification (PDF)

B. Struif , Fraunhofer Inst. for Secure Telecooperation, Germany
D. Scheuermann , Fraunhofer Inst. for Secure Telecooperation, Germany
pp. 589-592

Texture refreshment need metric for resilient object-based video coding (PDF)

L.D. Soares , Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
F. Pereira , Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 593-596

LSP-based multiple-description coding for real-time low bit-rate voice transmissions (PDF)

Dong Lin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
B.W. Wah , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 597-600

Soft decoding of multiple descriptions (PDF)

T. Guionnet , IRISA/INRIA, France
C. Guillemot , IRISA/INRIA, France
E. Fabre , IRISA/INRIA, France
pp. 601-604

Flexible redundancy insertion in a polyphase down sampling multiple description image coding (PDF)

N. Franchi , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
M. Fumagalli , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
R. Lancini , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
pp. 605-608

Channel adapted scan-based multiple description video coding (PDF)

M. Pereira , I3S Lab., Univ. of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Sophia Antipolis, France
M. Antonini , I3S Lab., Univ. of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Sophia Antipolis, France
M. Barlaud , I3S Lab., Univ. of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 609-612

Error resilience of video transmission by rate-distortion optimization and adaptive packetization (PDF)

Yuxin Liu , Video & Image Process. Lab., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 613-616
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