The Community for Technology Leaders
2004 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) (2004)
Taipei
June 27, 2004 to June 30, 2004
ISBN: 0-7803-8603-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

[Breaker page] (PDF)

pp. 0_2

Copyright page (PDF)

pp. ii

Progressive geometry encoder using octree-based space partitioning (PDF)

Jingliang Peng , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 1-4

Parameterized discriminant analysis for image classification (PDF)

Qi Tian , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., San Antonio, TX, USA
Jie Yu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., San Antonio, TX, USA
pp. 5-8

Reliable JPEG 2000 wireless imaging by means of error-correcting MQ coder (PDF)

M. Grangetto , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
E. Magli , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
G. Olmo , Dipt. di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 9-12

A new snake algorithm for object segmentation in stereo images (PDF)

Shin-Hyoung Kim , Dept. of Inf. & Commun. Eng., PaiChai Univ., Daejeon, South Korea
pp. 13-16

Multi-layer inpainting on Chinese artwork [restoration applications] (PDF)

T.K. Shih , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Rong-Chi Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Liang-Chen Lu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Huan-Chi Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 21-24

A robust and efficient video stabilization algorithm (PDF)

Hung-Chang Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shang-Hong Lai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 29-32

Content based editing of semantic video metadata (PDF)

C.L. Madhwacharyula , Sch. of Comput., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
M.S. Kankanhalli , Sch. of Comput., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 33-36

Indoor shadow detection for video segmentation (PDF)

Dong Xu , Dept. of Electron. Eng. & Inf. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol. of China, Anhui, China
pp. 41-44

Emulating short MPEG GOPs with less I-frames (PDF)

Ruiduo Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
M.S. Brown , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
pp. 45-48

Temporal modeling of facial actions from face profile image sequences (PDF)

M. Pantic , Mediamatics Dept., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
I. Patras , Mediamatics Dept., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 49-52

Emotion recognition using acoustic features and textual content (PDF)

Ze-Jing Chuang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Chung-Hsien Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 53-56

A peer-to-peer architecture for distributed real-time gesture recognition (PDF)

Chang Hong Lin , Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
T. Lv , Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
W. Wolf , Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 57-60

A Gabor direct fractional-step LDA algorithm for face recognition (PDF)

Guang Dai , Sch. of Inf., Wenzhou Univ., China
Yuntao Qian , Sch. of Inf., Wenzhou Univ., China
pp. 61-64

Multi-class active learning for video semantic feature extraction (PDF)

Rong Yan , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
A. Hauptmann , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 69-72

Active learning and its scalability for image retrieval (PDF)

E.Y. Chang , California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 73-76

Active learning for simultaneous annotation of multiple binary semantic concepts [video content analysis] (PDF)

M.R. Naphade , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 77-80

Semantic propagation from relevance feedbacks (PDF)

Hoon Yul Bang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cha Zhang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Tsuhan Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 81-84

Context-based 2D-VLC for video coding (PDF)

Qiang Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Harbin Inst. of Technol., China
Debin Zhao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Harbin Inst. of Technol., China
pp. 89-92

Sub-pixel motion compensation interpolation filter in AVS [video coding] (PDF)

Ronggang Wang , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Chao Huang , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Jintao Li , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Yanfei Shen , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
pp. 93-96

Spatial prediction based intra-coding [video coding] (PDF)

Zhang Nan , Beijing Municipal Key Lab., Beijing Univ. of Technol., China
Yin Baocai , Beijing Municipal Key Lab., Beijing Univ. of Technol., China
Kong Dehui , Beijing Municipal Key Lab., Beijing Univ. of Technol., China
Yue Wenying , Beijing Municipal Key Lab., Beijing Univ. of Technol., China
pp. 97-100

An iterative method for hypothetical reference decoder [video coding] (PDF)

Z.G. Li , Media Div., Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 105-108

Multi-granular detection of regional semantic concepts [video annotation] (PDF)

M.R. Naphade , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
A. Natsev , 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. 109-112

Color matching techniques for video mosaic applications (PDF)

Ming-Sui Lee , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Meiyin Shen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C. Jay Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 121-124

MPEG-4 compliant reproduction of face animation created in Maya (PDF)

C. Laftsidis , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
C. Kotropoulos , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
I. Pitas , Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 125-128

A new surface model based on a fibre bundle of 1-parameter groups (PDF)

Jinhui Chao , Dept. of Electr., Electron. & Commun. Eng., Chuo Univ., Bunkyo, Japan
Jongdae Kim , Dept. of Electr., Electron. & Commun. Eng., Chuo Univ., Bunkyo, Japan
N. Atsushi , Dept. of Electr., Electron. & Commun. Eng., Chuo Univ., Bunkyo, Japan
pp. 129-132

Regular 3D mesh reconstruction based on cylindrical mapping (PDF)

I.R. Khan , Univ. of Kitakyushu, Japan
M. Okuda , Univ. of Kitakyushu, Japan
S. Takahashi , Univ. of Kitakyushu, Japan
pp. 133-136

PLX FP: an efficient floating-point instruction set for 3D graphics (PDF)

Xiao Yang , Princeton Archit. Lab. for Multimedia & Security, Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
R.B. Lee , Princeton Archit. Lab. for Multimedia & Security, Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 137-140

Scale-space 3D TexMesh simplification (PDF)

I. Cheng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
P. Boulanger , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 141-144

Similarity detection of 3D meshes using 2D hierarchical regular grids (PDF)

M. Okuda , Dept. of Inf. & Media Sci., Univ. of Kitakyushu, Japan
pp. 145-148

Design and implementation of H.264-based video decoder for digital multimedia broadcasting (PDF)

Sung-Kyu Choi , Digital Media R&D Center, Samsuna Electron. Co., Ltd., Suwon, South Korea
Jong-Gu Jeon , Digital Media R&D Center, Samsuna Electron. Co., Ltd., Suwon, South Korea
Woo-Sung Shim , Digital Media R&D Center, Samsuna Electron. Co., Ltd., Suwon, South Korea
Won-Kap Jang , Digital Media R&D Center, Samsuna Electron. Co., Ltd., Suwon, South Korea
V.H.S. Ha , Digital Media R&D Center, Samsuna Electron. Co., Ltd., Suwon, South Korea
pp. 149-152

Rate control for MPEG-4 FGS coded video using piecewise rate distortion model (PDF)

Li Zhuo , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech., Kowloon, China
Kin-Man Lam , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech., Kowloon, China
pp. 153-156

A distortion control scheme for allocating constant distortion in FD-CD video transcoder (PDF)

Jin-soo Kim , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Hanbat Nat. Univ., South Korea
Jae-Gon Kim , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Hanbat Nat. Univ., South Korea
Kyeong-Ok Kang , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Hanbat Nat. Univ., South Korea
Jinwoong Kim , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Hanbat Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 161-164

Rate control algorithm for H.264/AVC video coding standard based on rate-quantization model (PDF)

Seonki Kim , Kwangju Inst. of Sci. & Technol., South Korea
Yo-Sung Ho , Kwangju Inst. of Sci. & Technol., South Korea
pp. 165-168

Design and analysis of variable bit rate caching strategies for continuous media data (PDF)

Ligang Dong , Coll. of Inf. & Electron. Eng., Hangzhou Univemity of Commerce, Zhejiang, China
pp. 169-172

A two-stream approach for adaptive rate control in multimedia applications (PDF)

L.J. Latecki , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
Tao Jin , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
J. Mulik , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 173-176

Changing frame rate, changing satisfaction? [multimedia quality of perception] (PDF)

S.R. Gulliver , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
G. Ghinea , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 177-180

Hierarchical reference picture selection method for temporal scalability beyond H.264 (PDF)

H. Kimata , Cyber Space Labs., NTT Corp., Japan
M. Kitahara , Cyber Space Labs., NTT Corp., Japan
K. Kamikura , Cyber Space Labs., NTT Corp., Japan
Y. Yashima , Cyber Space Labs., NTT Corp., Japan
pp. 181-184

Development of a remultiplexer for digital multimedia broadcasting (PDF)

Sammo Cho , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Byungjun Bae , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Kim Geon , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Jinhwan Lee , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Youngkwon Hahm , Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
pp. 185-188

Energy-aware QoS adaptation for streaming video based on MPEG-7 (PDF)

M. Tamai , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
Tac Sun , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
K. Yasumoto , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
pp. 189-192

Design of protection and distribution service model for digital broadcasting content (PDF)

Hye Joo Lee , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Bum Suk Choi , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Jong Won Seok , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
Jin Woo Hong , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., South Korea
pp. 193-196

Schemes for user-interest controlled video bandwidth adaptation in a collaborative workspace environment (PDF)

S. Elf , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Lulea Univ. of Technol., Sweden
J. Scholl , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Lulea Univ. of Technol., Sweden
P. Parnes , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Lulea Univ. of Technol., Sweden
pp. 197-200

QoS-based hybrid concurrency control on distributed multimedia objects (PDF)

T. Enokido , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan
N. Takizawa , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan
pp. 201-204

An eye opener: low frame rates do not affect fixations (PDF)

S.R. Gulliver , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
G. Ghinea , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 205-208

A scheduling scheme to enable fast-forward for continuous media data broadcasting (PDF)

T. Yoshihisa , Osaka Univ., Japan
M. Tsukamoto , Osaka Univ., Japan
S. Nishio , Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 209-212

Lossless VBR video broadcasting considering user bandwidth limit (PDF)

Shufang Wu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
T. Kameda , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
pp. 213-216

PID-based real-time rate control (PDF)

Chi-Wah Wong , Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
O.C. Au , Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
Hong-Kwai Lam , Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
pp. 221-224

A user-centered approach to enhance QoS for networked video (PDF)

Y. Bai , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
M.R. Ito , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 225-228

Atomicity and causality of multimedia messages in group communication (PDF)

S. Itaya , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Saitama, Japan
T. Enokido , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Saitama, Japan
M. Takizawa , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Saitama, Japan
pp. 229-232

TDD-CDMA uplink capacity investigation in the background noise floor (PDF)

Mugen Peng , Center for Wireless Commun., Beijing Univ. of Posts & Telecommun., China
Wenbo Wang , Center for Wireless Commun., Beijing Univ. of Posts & Telecommun., China
pp. 233-236

Dynamic class selecting mechanism for guaranteed service with minimum cost over relative differentiated-services networks (PDF)

Dai Boong Lee , Sch. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Hong Ik Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Hwangjun Song , Sch. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Hong Ik Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 237-240

A FFT/IFFT soft IP generator for OFDM communication system (PDF)

Tsung-Han Tsa , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan
Chen-Chi Peng , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan
pp. 241-244

A novel rate-based hop by hop congestion control algorithm (PDF)

Shu-Ching Chen , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 245-248

WiSE video: using in-band wireless loss notification to improve rate-controlled video streaming (PDF)

A. Markopoulou , Stanford Univ., CA, USA
E. Setton , Stanford Univ., CA, USA
M. Kalman , Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 249-252

Why one example is not enough for an image query (PDF)

T.E. Bjoerge , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
E.Y. Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 253-256

Shape recognition based on the medial axis approach (PDF)

N. Hiransakolwong , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
K. Vu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
K.A. Hua , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
Sheau-Dong Lang , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 257-260

PatternQuest: learning patterns of interest using relevance feedback in multimedia information retrieval (PDF)

Yimin Wu , 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. 261-264

A decision tree-based multimodal data mining framework for soccer goal detection (PDF)

Shu-Ching Chen , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
Mei-Ling Shyu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 265-268

SVM-based relevance feedback using random subspace method (PDF)

Dacheng Tao , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
Xiaoou Tang , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
pp. 269-272

An approach to content-based video retrieval (PDF)

A.J.T. Lee , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Ruey-Wen Hong , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Meng-Fang Chang , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 273-276

On automatic actions retrieval of martial arts (PDF)

T.K. Shih , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 281-284

iARM - an interactive video retrieval system (PDF)

P. Muneesawang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Naresuan Univ., Thailand
pp. 285-288

Fast integer motion estimation for H.264 video coding standard (PDF)

A. Chang , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
pp. 289-292

Linear time for discovering non-trivial repeating patterns in music databases (PDF)

Yu-lung Lo , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Chaoyang Univ. of Technol., Taiwan
Wen-lin Li , Dept. of Inf. Manage., Chaoyang Univ. of Technol., Taiwan
pp. 293-296

Accessing video archives using interactive search (PDF)

M. Worring , Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
G.P. Nguyen , Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
pp. 297-300

Capturing life-log and retrieval based on contexts (PDF)

T. Hori , Sch. of Eng., Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
K. Aizawa , Sch. of Eng., Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 301-304

Music database query with video by synesthesia observation (PDF)

Ruiduo Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
M.S. Brown , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
pp. 305-308

Query relaxation and answer integration for cross-media meta-searches (PDF)

A. Kuwabara , Graduate Sch. of Informatics, Kyoto Univ., Japan
K. Sumiya , Graduate Sch. of Informatics, Kyoto Univ., Japan
K. Tanaka , Graduate Sch. of Informatics, Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 309-312

Multi-conference over HF packet radio channels (PDF)

A. Navarro , Telecommun. Inst., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
R. Rodrigues , Telecommun. Inst., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
J. Angeja , Telecommun. Inst., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
J. Tavares , Telecommun. Inst., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
L. Carvalho , Telecommun. Inst., Aveiro Univ., Portugal
pp. 313-314

HUMOR: a HUman MOtion Retrieval system with multi-modal queries (PDF)

Ming-Yang Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Yao-Cyuan Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chih-Yi Chiu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shih-Pin Chao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shi-Nine Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 315-316

Multimedia TV news browsing system (PDF)

Y.Y. Xu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao-Tung Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
Y.H. Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao-Tung Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
C.L. Tseng , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao-Tung Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
P.S. Lai , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao-Tung Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
Hsin-Chia Fu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao-Tung Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
pp. 317-318

A visual MPEG-4 scene editor (PDF)

Yi-Chin Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Meng-Jyi Shieh , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 319-320

Low-cost wireless projector interface device using TI TMS320DM270 (PDF)

A. Raman , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
M. Jain , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
T.C. Rajendra , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
S. Satheesh , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
S. Sethuraman , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
V.K. Jain , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
V.P. Das , Ittiam Syst. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore, India
pp. 321

Courseware development using influence diagram with SCORM compatibility (PDF)

F.C.-I. Chang , Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Wen-Chih Chang , Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Hsuan-Che Yang , Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
T.K. Shih , Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Huan-Chao Keh , Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 323-324

Adaptive pocket SCORM reader (PDF)

T.K. Shih , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
N.H. Lin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Hsuan-Pu Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
Kuan-Hao Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 325-326

Noises removal for images by wavelet-based Bayesian estimator via Levy process analysis (PDF)

X. Huang , Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of Canberra, ACT, Australia
pp. 327-330

A real-time background subtraction method with camera motion compensation (PDF)

Tiehan Lv , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 331-334

Vector representation of binary images containing halftone dots (PDF)

K. Kawamura , Dept. of Elec., Info. & Comm. Eng, Waseda Univ., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 335-338

Adaptive binarization method for document image analysis (PDF)

Meng-Ling Feng , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
Yap-Peng Tan , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 339-342

Solar flare tracking using image processing techniques (PDF)

Ming Qu , Coll. of Comput. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
F.Y. Shih , Coll. of Comput. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 347-350

Multi-view EM algorithm and its application to color image segmentation (PDF)

Xing Yi , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Changshui Zhang , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Jingdong Wang , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 351-354

Chain-based extraction of line segments to describe images (PDF)

A. Chalechale , Sch. of Electr., Comput. & Telecommun. Eng., Wollongong Univ., NSW, Australia
G. Naghdy , Sch. of Electr., Comput. & Telecommun. Eng., Wollongong Univ., NSW, Australia
P. Premaratne , Sch. of Electr., Comput. & Telecommun. Eng., Wollongong Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 355-358

Content-based image post-processing for blurring artifact reduction (PDF)

R.A. Sambhare , Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
Yu Hen Hu , Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 359-362

Combined use of spatial and spectral correlations for enhanced color filter array demosaicking (PDF)

Lanlan Chang , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
Yap-Peng Tan , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 363-366

Restoring halftoned color-quantized images with simulated annealing (PDF)

Yik-Hing Fung , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
Yuk-Hee Chan , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
pp. 367-370

Robust VLC sequence decoding exploiting additional video stream properties with reduced complexity (PDF)

H. Nguyen , Res. & Innovation, Alcatel, Route De Nozay, France
P. Duhamel , Res. & Innovation, Alcatel, Route De Nozay, France
J. Brouet , Res. & Innovation, Alcatel, Route De Nozay, France
D. Rouffet , Res. & Innovation, Alcatel, Route De Nozay, France
pp. 375-378

Complexity adaptive quantization for intra-frames in very low bit rate video coding (PDF)

F. Pan , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
Z.G. Li , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
K.P. Lim , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
X. Lin , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
S. Rahardja , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
D.J. Wu , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
Wu Si , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
pp. 379-382

An efficient bit allocation algorithm in dependent coding framework and one-way video applications (PDF)

Seong Hwan Jang , Multimedia Commun. Lab., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
N. Jayant , Multimedia Commun. Lab., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 383-386

Single-pass frame-level constant distortion bit allocation for smooth video quality (PDF)

Junqiang Lan , Compider Sci. Dept., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
Xinhua Zhuang , Compider Sci. Dept., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
Wenjun Zeng , Compider Sci. Dept., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
pp. 387-390

Case-based reasoning for user-profiled recognition of emotions from face images (PDF)

M. Pantic , Mediamatics Dept, Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
L. Rothkrantz , Mediamatics Dept, Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 391-394

Reanimating real humans: automatic reconstruction of animated faces from range data (PDF)

Yu Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
T. Sim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 395-398

On the importance of skin color for "other-race" effect (PDF)

Jingrong Jia , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
Lijun Yin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
pp. 399-402

Adult content Web filtering and face detection using data-mining based kin-color model (PDF)

M. Hammami , LIRIS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France
D. Tsishkou , LIRIS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France
Liming Chen , LIRIS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France
pp. 403-406

Functional evaluation of a vision-based object remembrance support system (PDF)

T. Ueoka , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
T. Kawamura , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
Y. Kono , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
M. Kidode , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Nara Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Japan
pp. 407-410

Selective temporal error concealment algorithm for H.264/AVC (PDF)

Bongsoo Jung , Sch. of Inf. & Commun. Eng., Sung Kyun Kwan Univ., Suwon, South Korea
pp. 411-414

Video coding techniques for digital cinema (PDF)

Jianfen Zeng , Dept. of Elec. & Commun. Eng., Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, China
Liang Fan , Dept. of Elec. & Commun. Eng., Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, China
pp. 415-418

Multiple modes intra-prediction in intra coding (PDF)

Peng Zhang , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
D. Zhao , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Siwei Ma , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Yan Lu , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Wen Gao , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
pp. 419-422

Overview of AVS video standard (PDF)

Liang Fan , Dept. Elec. & Comm. Eng., Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, China
pp. 423-426

Adaptive weighted prediction in video coding (PDF)

Yanfei Shen , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Dongming Zhang , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Chao Huang , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Jintao Li , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
pp. 427-430

A system for digital rights management using key predistribution (PDF)

M. Ramkumar , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 431-434

Semantic multimedia authentication with model vector signature (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
pp. 435-438

On content protection for mobile consumer multimedia applications (PDF)

H.H. Yu , Panasonic Inf. & Networking Technol. Lab., NJ, USA
pp. 439-442

The architecture of MPEG-4 based IPMP authoring system (PDF)

KwangYong Kim , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, ETRI, South Korea
JinWoo Hong , Broadcasting Media Res. Group, ETRI, South Korea
pp. 447-450

Router active queue management for both multimedia and best-effort traffic flows (PDF)

Mei-Ling Shy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
pp. 451-454

Mediabeads: an architecture for path-enhanced media applications (PDF)

M. Harville , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
R. Samadani , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
D. Tretter , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
D. Mukherjee , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
U. Gargi , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
N. Chang , Hewlett Packard Labs., Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 455-458

Video staging in video streaming proxy server (PDF)

W.K. Cheuk , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
D.P.K. Lun , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China
pp. 459-462

Support fast scan operations with video streaming technology (PDF)

Chun-Ming Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 463-466

A high-performance MPEG4 bitstream processing core (PDF)

Tai-Lun Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Ying-Ming Tsai , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Chih-Da Chien , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Chien-Chang Lin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Jiun-In Guo , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
pp. 467-470

Reducing memory bank conflict for embedded multimedia systems (PDF)

Qi Zhang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Qing Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Yunyang Dai , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 471-474

Deterministic traffic regulation with decoder buffer constraints for streaming videos (PDF)

Chu-Chuan Lee , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan
Pao-Chi Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan
pp. 475-478

Optimal multicast overlay placement for realtime streaming media (PDF)

Min-You Wu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
Yan Zhu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
Wei Shu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
pp. 479-482

Reconfigurable coprocessor for media streaming (PDF)

S. Bilavarn , Signal Process. Lab., Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 483-486

Design and performance evaluation of TCP-friendly thin-layered video multicast scheme (PDF)

K. Nahm , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 487-490

Performance evaluation of a destination-based video distribution strategy for reservation-based multimedia systems (PDF)

Xiaorong Li , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
B. Veeravalli , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 491-494

Network-level loss control schemes for streaming video (PDF)

Y. Bai , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
M.R. Ito , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 495-498

A VOD system on high-availability and load balancing Linux servers (PDF)

Chao-Tung Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tunghai Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
Ko-Tzu Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Tunghai Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
pp. 499-502

A performance comparison of multiple description video streaming in peer-to-peer and content delivery networks (PDF)

S. Khan , Inst. of Commun. Networks, Technische Univ. Munchen, Germany
R. Schollmeier , Inst. of Commun. Networks, Technische Univ. Munchen, Germany
E. Steinbach , Inst. of Commun. Networks, Technische Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 503-506

Two dimensional timeline and its application to Conversant Media system (PDF)

Xin Yan , Inst. for Infocomm.Res., Singapore, Singapore
Kong Wah Wan , Inst. for Infocomm.Res., Singapore, Singapore
Qi Tian , Inst. for Infocomm.Res., Singapore, Singapore
Mun Kew Leong , Inst. for Infocomm.Res., Singapore, Singapore
Ping Xiao , Inst. for Infocomm.Res., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 507-510

A Web based history tool for multicast e-meeting sessions (PDF)

R. Parviainen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Lulea Univ. of Technol., Sweden
P. Parries , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Lulea Univ. of Technol., Sweden
pp. 511-514

Fast motion vector re-estimation for arbitrary video downsizing using spatial-variant filter (PDF)

Hong-Kwai Lam , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
O.C. Au , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
Chi-Wah Wong , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
pp. 515-518

A statistical approach for object motion estimation with MPEG motion vectors (PDF)

Xiaodong Yu , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Ping Xue , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 519-522

A 4-way pipelined processing architecture for three step search block-matching motion estimation (PDF)

Chi-Geun Lee , Dept. of Electr. Electron. & Inf. Eng., Wonkwang Univ., South Korea
Ho-Geun Lee , Dept. of Electr. Electron. & Inf. Eng., Wonkwang Univ., South Korea
Hyun-Jin Shim , Dept. of Electr. Electron. & Inf. Eng., Wonkwang Univ., South Korea
Sung-Tae Jung , Dept. of Electr. Electron. & Inf. Eng., Wonkwang Univ., South Korea
Sang-Seol Lee , Dept. of Electr. Electron. & Inf. Eng., Wonkwang Univ., South Korea
pp. 527-530

An unsymmetrical-cross multi-resolution motion search algorithm for MPEG4-AVC/H.264 coding (PDF)

Peng Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Yu-Wen He , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Shi Qiang Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 531-534

Optimized DCT domain motion vector estimation in frame skipped transcoding (PDF)

ShouWen Lai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Li Fen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 535-538

Improving the speed of convergence of a maximum-likelihood motion estimation algorithm of a human face (PDF)

G. Martinez , Inst. fur Theor. Nachrichtentech. und Inf., Hannover Univ., Germany
pp. 539-542

Fast priority search algorithm for block motion estimation (PDF)

Yongfang Liang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
I. Ahmad , Dept. of Comput. Sci. Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
pp. 543-546

A layer extraction system based on dominant motion estimation and global registration (PDF)

Eun-Young Kang , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
I. Cohen , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
G. Medioni , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 551-554

An automatic segmentation algorithm for moving objects in video sequences under multi-constraints (PDF)

Wu Si , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Zhang Yong-dong , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
Lin Shou-xun , Inst. of Comput. Technol., Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
pp. 555-558

Active video object extraction (PDF)

Ye Lu , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
Ze-Nian Li , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
pp. 563-566

Reliable real time scene change detection in MPEG compressed video (PDF)

E. Saez , Dept. Electrotecnia y Electronica, Escuela Politecnica Superior, Cordoba, Spain
J.I. Benavides , Dept. Electrotecnia y Electronica, Escuela Politecnica Superior, Cordoba, Spain
pp. 567-570

Key frame extraction using inter-shot information (PDF)

Jiawei Rong , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
Wanjun Jin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
Lide Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
pp. 571-574

Key frame selection by macroblock type and motion vector analysis (PDF)

Wing-San Chau , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
O.C. Au , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
Tak-Song Chong , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., China
pp. 575-578

Classification of self-consumable highlights for soccer video summaries (PDF)

D.W. Tjondronegoro , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Deakin Univ., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Deakin Univ., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
pp. 579-582

Formalising stories: sequences of events and state changes (PDF)

A. Vassiliou , Dept. of Comput., Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK
A. Salway , Dept. of Comput., Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK
D. Pitt , Dept. of Comput., Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK
pp. 587-590

Robust soccer highlight generation with a novel dominant-speech feature extractor (PDF)

Kongwah Wan , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
Changsheng Xu , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 591-594

Detection of the highlights in baseball video program (PDF)

Huang-Chia Shih , Inst. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chung-Lin Huang , Inst. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 595-598

Sports highlight detection from keyword sequences using HMM (PDF)

Jinjun Wang , Sch. of Comput. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 599-602

Automatic detection of Flash movie genre using Bayesian approach (PDF)

Dawei Ding , Dept. of Comput. Eng. & Inf. Technol., City Univ. of Hong Kong, China
pp. 603-606

Active learning for story segmentation of spoken documents (PDF)

Shun-Chuan Chen , Speech Lab., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 607-610

Time series analysis and segmentation using eigenvectors for mining semantic audio label sequences (PDF)

R. Radhakrishnan , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA
Ziyou Xiong , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA
A. Divakaran , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA
T. Kan , Mitsubishi Electr. Res. Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 611-614

An improved music representation method by using harmonic-based chord decision algorithm (PDF)

Chuan-Wang Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
H.C. Jiau , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 615-618

Automatic text detection using multi-layer color quantization in complex color images (PDF)

Soo-Chang Pei , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yu-Ting Chuang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 619-622

An end-to-end video transmission framework with efficient bandwidth utilization (PDF)

Hongli Luo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
Mei-Ling Shyu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
pp. 623-626

Robust multi-level video representation using mean shift analysis (PDF)

Hai Gao , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Xiaodong Yu , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Lei Wang , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Ping Xue , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 627-630

Scalable transmission of avatar video streams in virtual environments (PDF)

P. Quax , Expertise Center For Digital Media, Limburgs Univ. Centrum, Diepenbeek, Belgium
T. Jehaes , Expertise Center For Digital Media, Limburgs Univ. Centrum, Diepenbeek, Belgium
pp. 631-634

Constrained texture synthesis by scalable sub-patch algorithm (PDF)

Jhing-Fa Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Han-Jen Hsu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Hong-Ming Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 635-638

An audio recommendation system based on audio signature description scheme in MPEG-7 Audio (PDF)

Yao-Chang Huang , Graduate Inst. of Commun. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei Hsien, Taiwan
Shyh-Kang Jenor , Graduate Inst. of Commun. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei Hsien, Taiwan
pp. 639-642

Providing scalable on-demand video services for heterogeneous receivers (PDF)

Ying Cai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
Zhan Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
T. Wallapak , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
J. Wong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 643-646

Multimedia contents management and transmission system "VAST-web" and its effective transport protocol "SVFTP" (PDF)

S. Sakazawa , KDDI R&D Labs. Inc., Japan
Y. Takishima , KDDI R&D Labs. Inc., Japan
Y. Nakajima , KDDI R&D Labs. Inc., Japan
M. Wada , KDDI R&D Labs. Inc., Japan
pp. 647-650

Progressive sound rendering in multimedia applications (PDF)

Qiong Zhang , State Key Lab. of CAD & CG, Zhejiang Univ., China
Jiaoying Shi , State Key Lab. of CAD & CG, Zhejiang Univ., China
pp. 651-654

Constant-quality rate allocation for spectral fine granular scalable (SFGS) video coding by using dynamic programming approach (PDF)

Wen-Nung Lie , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Cheng-Hsiung Tseng , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
T.C.-I. Lin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan
pp. 655-658

A motion and edge adaptive deinterlacing algorithm (PDF)

S.C. Tai , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
C.S. Yu , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
F.J. Chang , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 659-662

Fast inter-prediction mode decision and motion search for H.264 (PDF)

Chih-Hung Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Meiyin Shen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 663-666

Adaptive rate-distortion optimization using perceptual hints (PDF)

Chun-Jen Tsai , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 667-670

Hadamard transform based equal-average equal-variance equal-norm nearest neighbor codeword search algorithm (PDF)

Shu-Chuan Chu , Sch. of Inf. & Eng., Flinders Univ. of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
J.F. Roddick , Sch. of Inf. & Eng., Flinders Univ. of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
pp. 671-674

Fast macroblock partition prediction for H.264/AVC (PDF)

Tien-Ying Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taipei Univ. of Technol., Taiwan
Chen-Hung Chan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taipei Univ. of Technol., Taiwan
pp. 675-678

Memory efficient image coding with embedded zero block-tree coder (PDF)

H. Arora , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Aligarh Muslim Univ., India
P. Singh , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Aligarh Muslim Univ., India
E. Khan , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Aligarh Muslim Univ., India
pp. 679-682

Length-constrained MAP decoding revisited (PDF)

Zhe Wang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., Canada
Xiaoiin Wu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., Canada
S. Dumitrescu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., Canada
pp. 687-690

Adaptive nonlinear diffusion processes for ringing artifacts removal on JPEG 2000 images (PDF)

S.S. Yao , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
W.S. Lin , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
Z.K. Lu , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
E.P. Ong , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
X.K. Yang , Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore
pp. 691-694

Fast multiple reference frame motion estimation for H.264 (PDF)

Yeping Su , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Ming-Ting Sun , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 695-698

Fast motion estimation using hierarchical motion intensity structure (PDF)

Yongfang Liang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
I. Ahmad , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
Jiancong Luo , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
Yu Sun , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Texas Univ., Arlington, TX, USA
pp. 699-702

A non-iterative motion vector based global motion estimation algorithm (PDF)

Yeping Su , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Ming-Ting Sun , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 703-706

An extensible digital television middleware architecture based on hardware abstraction layer (PDF)

Zhang Hong-guang , Inst. of Image Commun. & Inf. Process., Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Zheng Shi-bao , Inst. of Image Commun. & Inf. Process., Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
pp. 711-714

Design and implementation of an efficient MPEG-4 interactive terminal on embedded devices (PDF)

Yi-Chin Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Tu-Chun Yin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Kou-Shin Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yan-Jun Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Meng-Jyi Shieh , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Wen-Chin Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 715-718

Human activity detection and recognition for video surveillance (PDF)

Wei Niu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Jiao Long , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Dan Han , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Yuan-Fang Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 719-722

SSD tracking using dynamic template and log-polar transformation (PDF)

Qiang Zhu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Kwang-Ting Cheng , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 723-726

Video material archive system for efficient video editing based on media identification (PDF)

E. Kasutani , Media & Inf. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
R. Oami , Media & Inf. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
A. Yamada , Media & Inf. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
T. Sato , Media & Inf. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
K. Hirata , Media & Inf. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 727-730

Robust mesh-based hashing for copy detection and tracing of images (PDF)

Chun-Shien Lu , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Chao-Yong Hsu , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 731-734

Scalability issues in an HMM-based audio fingerprinting (PDF)

E. Batlle , Audiovisual Inst., Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
J. Masip , Audiovisual Inst., Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
E. Guaus , Audiovisual Inst., Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
P. Cano , Audiovisual Inst., Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
pp. 735-738

Audio content identification by using perceptual hashing (PDF)

R. Lancini , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
F. Mapelli , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
R. Pezzano , CEFRIEL, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 739-742

Free viewpoint browsing of live soccer games (PDF)

Y. Kameda , Dept. of Intelligent Interaction Technol., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki, Japan
pp. 747-750

Author index (PDF)

pp. 751-758
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