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Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM'06) (2006)
San Diego, CA
Dec. 11, 2006 to Dec. 13, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2746-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Efficient Motion Estimation Using a Sorting-Based Early Termination Algorithm in H.264 Video Coding (Abstract)

Chou-chen Wang , I-Shou University, Taiwan
Jung-yang Kao , ICL, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Yu-kai Lin , I-Shou University, Taiwan
pp. 31-36

Accelerating Color Space Conversion Using Extended Subwords and the Matrix Register File (Abstract)

Asadollah Shahbahrami , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Ben Juurlink , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Stamatis Vassiliadis , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 37-46
Introduction

Self-Supervised Learning of Face Appearances in TV Casts and Movies (Abstract)

Ralph Ewerth , University of Marburg, Germany
Markus Muhling , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 78-85
Introduction

System-Wide Dynamic Power Management for Portable Multimedia Devices (Abstract)

Linwei Niu , University of South Carolina, USA
Gang Quan , University of South Carolina, USA
pp. 97-104
Advances in Video and Image Coding

DCT-Based Image Codec Embedded Cubic Spline Interpolation with Optimal Quantization (Abstract)

Tsung-Ching Lin , I-Shou University, Taiwan
Trieu-Kien Truong , I-Shou University, Taiwan
Shi-Huang Chen , Shu-Te University, Taiwan
Chien-Chang Lin , I-Shou University, Taiwan
P.D. Chen , I-Shou University, Taiwan
pp. 11-15

Autonomous Fault Recovery Technology for Achieving Fault-Tolerance in Video on Demand System (Abstract)

Yuta Nakatogawa , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yanqing Jiang , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Miho Kanda , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Kinji Mori , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Ryuji Takanuki , Hitachi, Ltd.
Yasushi Kuba , Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 113-120
Advances in Video and Image Coding

Constant-Quality Rate Control Algorithm for Multiple Encoders with Single Video Source (Abstract)

Ping-Hao Wu , National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Homer H. Chen , National Taiwan University, Taiwan
pp. 24-30

Efficient Motion Estimation Using a Sorting-Based Early Termination Algorithm in H.264 Video Coding (Abstract)

Chou-Chen Wang , I-Shou University, Taiwan
Jung-Yang Kao , ICL, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Yu-Kai Lin , I-Shou University, Taiwan
pp. 31-36

Accelerating Color Space Conversion Using Extended Subwords and the Matrix Register File (Abstract)

Asadollah Shahbahrami , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Ben Juurlink , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Stamatis Vassiliadis , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 37-46

A Criterion-Based Role-Based Multilayer Access Control Model for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Leon Pan , University of Regina, Canada
Chang N. Zhang , University of Regina, Canada
pp. 145-152
Multimedia Content Annotation, Retrieval, and Management

Annotating Image Regions Using Spatial Context (Abstract)

Zhiyong Wang , University of Sydney, Australia
David D. Feng , University of Sydney, Australia; Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Zheru Chi , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tian Xia , University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 55-61

Image Content Annotation Based on Visual Features (Abstract)

Lei Ye , University of Wollongong, Australia
Philip Ogunbona , University of Wollongong, Australia
Jianqiang Wang , University of Wollongong, Australia
pp. 62-69

Interactive Object Annotation for Construction of Video Information System (Abstract)

Xiaomeng Wu , University of Tokyo, Japan
Shunsuke Kamijo , University of Tokyo, Japan
Wenli Zhang , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Masao Sakauchi , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
pp. 70-77

Self-Supervised Learning of Face Appearances in TV Casts and Movies (Abstract)

Ralph Ewerth , University of Marburg, Germany
Markus Muhling , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 78-85

Towards Multimedia Contents Management System on Consumer Electronics Devices (Abstract)

YongSung Kim , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
TaeHoon Kim , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
TaeWoong Jung , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
HyeSoo Lee , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
SoHee Jang , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
ChangHwan Choi , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
HeeSeon Park , Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd.
pp. 86-96
Multimedia Delivery over Network

System-Wide Dynamic Power Management for Portable Multimedia Devices (Abstract)

Linwei Niu , University of South Carolina, USA
Gang Quan , University of South Carolina, USA
pp. 97-104

Deploying Digital Media Libraries in Multi-Service Access Networks (Abstract)

Koert Vlaeminck , Ghent University, Belgium
Filip De Turck , Ghent University, Belgium
Bart Dhoedt , Ghent University, Belgium
Piet Demeester , Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 105-112

Autonomous Fault Recovery Technology for Achieving Fault-Tolerance in Video on Demand System (Abstract)

Yuta Nakatogawa , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yanqing Jiang , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Miho Kanda , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Kinji Mori , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Ryuji Takanuki , Hitachi, Ltd.
Yasushi Kuba , Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 113-120

Reliable VoIP Services Using a Peer-to-Peer Intranet (Abstract)

Jens Fiedler , FOKUS-Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems, Germany; NGNI-Competence Center for Next Generation Network Infrastructures
Tomas Kupka , FOKUS-Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems, Germany; NGNI-Competence Center for Next Generation Network Infrastructures
Thomas Magedanz , FOKUS-Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems, Germany; NGNI-Competence Center for Next Generation Network Infrastructures
Michael Kleis , FOKUS-Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems, Germany; ANTS-Competence Center for Autonomic Networking Technologies
pp. 121-130
Multimedia Security and Digital Rights Management

Digital Rights Management for Video Sensor Network (Abstract)

Taojun Wu , Vanderbilt University, USA
Liang Dai , Vanderbilt University, USA
Yuan Xue , Vanderbilt University, USA
Yi Cui , Vanderbilt University, USA
pp. 131-138

Mobile DRM-Enabled Multimedia Platform for Peer-to-Peer Applications (Abstract)

Mikko Loytynoja , University of Oulu, Finland
Timo Koskela , University of Oulu, Finland
Marko Brockman , University of Oulu, Finland
Tapio Seppanen , University of Oulu, Finland
pp. 139-144

A Criterion-Based Role-Based Multilayer Access Control Model for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Leon Pan , University of Regina, Canada
Chang N. Zhang , University of Regina, Canada
pp. 145-152

A Novel Invisible Color Image Watermarking Scheme Using Image Adaptive Watermark Creation and Robust Insertion-Extraction (Abstract)

Saraju P. Mohanty , University of North Texas, USA
Parthasarathy Guturu , University of North Texas, USA
Elias Kougianos , University of North Texas, USA
Nishikanta Pati , University of North Texas, USA
pp. 153-160

Collusion-Resistant Video Watermarking Based on Video Mosaicing (Abstract)

M. Koubaa , ReGIM, Sfax, Tunisia
C. Ben Amar , ReGIM, Sfax, Tunisia
H. Nicolas , University of Bordeaux, France
pp. 161-168
Multimedia Systems and Applications

MHP Meets the Web: Bringing Web Contents to Digital TV for Interactive Entertainment (Abstract)

Stefano Ferretti , University of Bologna, Italy
Marco Roccetti , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 169-176

A Study of Collaborative Dancing in Tele-immersive Environments (Abstract)

Zhenyu Yang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Bin Yu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Wanmin Wu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Klara Nahrstedt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Ross Diankov , University of California at Berkeley, USA
Ruzena Bajscy , University of California at Berkeley, USA
pp. 177-184

O-Key: A Scoopable Interface (Abstract)

Chiemi Tanabe , Shimane University, Japan
Masahito Hirakawa , Shimane University, Japan
pp. 185-192

Exciting Event Detection Using Multi-level Multimodal Descriptors and Data Classification (Abstract)

Shu-Ching Chen , Florida International University, USA
Min Chen , Florida International University, USA
Chengcui Zhang , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Mei-Ling Shyu , University of Miami, USA
pp. 193-200

Integrating Semantic Web Services for Declarative Accesses in Natural Language (Abstract)

Fei Xie , University of California, Irvine, USA
Haitao Gong , University of California, Irvine, USA
Donghua Deng , University of California, Irvine, USA
Shu Wang , University of California, Irvine, USA
George T. Wang , California State University, USA
Jicheng Hu , Wuhan University, China
Phillip C-Y Sheu , University of California, Irvine, USA; Wuhan University, China
pp. 201-208

CoINS: Context Sensitive Indoor Navigation System (Abstract)

Fernando Lyardet , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Jan Grimmer , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Max Muhlhauser , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
pp. 209-218
Multimedia Visualization

Illuminating the Path of Video Visualization in the Shadow of Video Processing (Abstract)

Min Chen , Swansea University, UK
John Robinson , University of York, UK
Deborah Silver , The State University, USA
pp. 219-226

SuperGraph Visualization (Abstract)

Jose F. Rodrigues Jr. , Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Agma J.M. Traina , Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Christos Faloutsos , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Caetano Traina Jr. , Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
pp. 227-234

A Robust Abstraction for First-Person Video Streaming: Techniques, Applications, and Experiments (Abstract)

Neil J. McCurdy , University of California, San Diego, USA
William G. Griswold , University of California, San Diego, USA
Leslie A. Lenert , Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare Systems, USA
pp. 235-244
Towards Optimization-Oriented Algorithms for Audio and Music Processing

Perceptually Prioritized Bit-Plane Coding for High-Definition Advanced Audio Coding (Abstract)

Te Li , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Susanto Rahardja , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Soo Ngee Koh , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 245-252

A Fractal and Wavelet-Based Approach for Audio Coding. (Abstract)

Rodrigo Capobianco Guido , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lucimar Sasso Vieira , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sylvio Barbon Junior , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fabricio Lopes Sanchez , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Marcio Borges Alonso Guilherme , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kim Inocencio Cesar Sergio , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Thais Lorasqui Scarpa , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Everthon Silva Fonseca , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jose Carlos Pereira , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mauricio Monteiro , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
pp. 253-256

Automatic Synchronization between Lyrics and Music CD Recordings Based on Viterbi Alignment of Segregated Vocal Signals (Abstract)

Hiromasa Fujihara , Kyoto University, Japan
Masataka Goto , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Jun Ogata , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Kazunori Komatani , Kyoto University, Japan
Tetsuya Ogata , Kyoto University, Japan
Hiroshi G. Okuno , Kyoto University, Japan
pp. 257-264

Musical Instrument Recognizer "Instrogram" and Its Application to Music Retrieval Based on Instrumentation Similarity (Abstract)

Tetsuro Kitahara , Kyoto University, Japan
Masataka Goto , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Kazunori Komatani , Kyoto University, Japan
Tetsuya Ogata , Kyoto University, Japan
Hiroshi G. Okuno , Kyoto University, Japan
pp. 265-274
Video and Image Analysis & Understanding

Continuous Human Action Segmentation and Recognition Using a Spatio-Temporal Probabilistic Framework (Abstract)

Duan-Yu Chen , Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Hong-Yuan Mark Liao , Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Sheng-Wen Shih , National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
pp. 275-282

Detecting Text in Videos Using Fuzzy Clustering Ensembles (Abstract)

Julinda Gllavata , University of Marburg, Germany
Ermir Qeli , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 283-290

Efficient Bottom-Up Image Segmentation Using Region Competition and the Mumford-Shah Model for Color and Textured Images (Abstract)

Yongsheng Pan , University of Tennessee, USA
J. Douglas Birdwell , University of Tennessee, USA
Seddik M. Djouadi , University of Tennessee, USA
pp. 376-390
Video and Image Analysis & Understanding

Holistic Comparison of Text Images for Content-Based Retrieval (Abstract)

Julinda Gllavata , University of Marburg, Germany
Ermir Qeli , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 299-306

A Practical Approach to Boundary Accurate Multi-Object Extraction from Still Images and Videos (Abstract)

Gerald Friedland , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Kristian Jantz , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Tobias Lenz , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Fabian Wiesel , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Raul Rojas , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 307-316
Doctoral Dissertation I

Camera View-Based American Football Video Analysis (Abstract)

Yi Ding , Oklahoma State University, USA
Guoliang Fan , Oklahoma State University, USA
pp. 317-322

New Image Retrieval System Based on Robust Color and Texture Pattern Feature Extractions (Abstract)

Zhuo Liu , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Shigeo Wada , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
pp. 323-328
Doctoral Dissertation I

Introducing a Java-Based Simple API for Binary REpresentations (SABRE) (Abstract)

Michael Hartle , Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
Max Muhlhauser , Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 335-340
Doctoral Dissertation II

A Graph-Based Approach for Modeling and Indexing Video Data (Abstract)

Jeongkyu Lee , University of Bridgeport, USA
pp. 348-355

Chaotic Synchronization of MPEG-7 Descriptors for Interpretation in Surveillance Video (Abstract)

Hanif Azhar , Concordia University, Canada
Aishy Amer , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 356-362

Flexible Media Processing in Resource Constrained Real-Time Systems (Abstract)

Damir Isovic , Malardalen University, Sweden
pp. 363-370

Contributions in Mathematical Approaches to Steganalysis (Abstract)

Aruna Ambalavanan , Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 371-375

Efficient Bottom-Up Image Segmentation Using Region Competition and the Mumford-Shah Model for Color and Textured Images (Abstract)

Yongsheng Pan , University of Tennessee, USA
J. Douglas Birdwell , University of Tennessee, USA
Seddik M. Djouadi , University of Tennessee, USA
pp. 376-390
Adaptive Video Streaming I

Cross-Layer Design for Multimedia Delivery over Wireless Networks (Abstract)

Dalei Wu , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Song Ci , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Haohong Wang , Marvell Semiconductors, USA
pp. 407-414

Smooth Playout Control for Video Streaming over Error-Prone Channels (Abstract)

Yi-Hsuan Yang , National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Meng-Ting Lu , National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Homer H. Chen , National Taiwan University, Taiwan
pp. 415-418

Overlay Networks Construction for Multilayered Live Media Streaming (Abstract)

Hui Guo , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; China University of Petroleum, China
Kowk-Tung Lo , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Chi-Tsun Cheng , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
pp. 427-436
Adaptive Video Streaming II

SVC Coded Video Streaming over DCCP (Abstract)

Burak Gorkemli , Koc University, Turkey
M. Reha Civanlar , Koc University, Turkey
pp. 437-441

Optimal Bit Allocation for Wavelet-Based Distributed Video Coding (Abstract)

Yoshihide Tonomura , Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corp., Japan
Daisuke Shirai , Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corp., Japan
Takayuki Nakachi , Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corp., Japan
Tetsuro Fujii , Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corp., Japan
pp. 442-448

Low-Latency Live Video Streaming over Low-Capacity Networks (Abstract)

Giovanni Gualdi , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Rita Cucchiara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Andrea Prati , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
pp. 449-456

MPEG-21 Based Temporal Adaptation of Live H.264 Video (Abstract)

Razib Iqbal , University of Ottawa, Canada
Shervin Shirmohammadi , University of Ottawa, Canada
Chris Joslin , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 457-464

Improving Multimedia Innovative Item Types for Computer Based Testing (Abstract)

Irene Cheng , University of Alberta, Canada
Anup Basu , University of Alberta, Canada
pp. 557-566
Media on the Move

Multiprocessing Template for Media Applications (Abstract)

Jeroen Leijten , Silicon Hive
Menno Lindwer , Silicon Hive
pp. 475-480

Scheduling Data Delivery in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Daeseob Lim , University of California, San Diego, USA
Jaewook Shim , University of California, San Diego, USA
Tajana Simunic Rosing , University of California, San Diego, USA
Tara Javidi , University of California, San Diego, USA
pp. 575-583
Media on the Move

HiveFlex-Video VSP1: Video Signal Processing Architecture for Video Coding and Post-Processing (Abstract)

Carlos Alba Pinto , Silicon Hive, The Netherlands
Aleksandar Beric , Silicon Hive, The Netherlands
Satendra Pal Singh , AllGo Systems, India
Sachin Farfade , AllGo Systems, India
pp. 493-500

Security Considerations for SOA-Based Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Andrew Roczniak , University of Ottawa, Canada
Alexandre Miege , University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 601-608

Traceroute-Based Fast Peer Selection without Offline Database (Abstract)

Lihang Ying , Univ. of Alberta, Canada
Anup Basu , Univ. of Alberta, Canada
pp. 609-614
Perceptually Enhanced Multimedia Processing, Visualization and Transmission

A Study of Objective Quality Assessment Metrics for Video Codec Design and Evaluation (Abstract)

M. Martinez-Rach , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
O. Lopez , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
P. Pinol , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
M.P. Malumbres , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
J. Oliver , Technical University of Valencia, Spain
pp. 517-524

Human Visual Attention Map for Compressed Video (Abstract)

Kai-Chieh Yang , University of California, San Diego, USA
Clark C. Guest , University of California, San Diego, USA
Pankaj K. Das , University of California, San Diego, USA
pp. 525-532

Gossip Based Streaming with Incentives for Peer Collaboration (Abstract)

Sachin Agarwal , Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
Shruti Dube , Indian Institute of Technology, India
pp. 629-636

Notice of Violation of IEEE Publication Principles
Enhanced P2P Services Providing Multimedia Content
(Abstract)

E. Ardizzone , Univ. of Palermo, Italy
L. Gatani , Univ. of Palermo, Italy
M. La Cascia , Univ. of Palermo, Italy
G. Lo Re , Univ. of Palermo, Italy
M. Ortolani , Univ. of Palermo, Italy
pp. 637-646
Perceptually Enhanced Multimedia Processing, Visualization and Transmission

Perceptually Optimal JPEG2000 Coding of Color Images (Abstract)

Chun-Hsien Chou , Tatung University, Taiwan
Kuo-Cheng Liu , Tatung University, Taiwan; Taiwan Hospitality and Tourism College, Taiwan
pp. 549-556

Improving Multimedia Innovative Item Types for Computer Based Testing (Abstract)

Irene Cheng , University of Alberta, Canada
Anup Basu , University of Alberta, Canada
pp. 557-566
Remote Sensors for Audio Processing

An Overview of the Use of Remote Embedded Sensors for Audio Acquisition and Processing (Abstract)

Lewis Girod , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Marie A. Roch , San Diego State University, USA
pp. 567-574

Scheduling Data Delivery in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Daeseob Lim , University of California, San Diego, USA
Jaewook Shim , University of California, San Diego, USA
Tajana Simunic Rosing , University of California, San Diego, USA
Tara Javidi , University of California, San Diego, USA
pp. 575-583

Speech Recognition in Reverberant Environments Using Remote Microphones (Abstract)

Luca Brayda , Institut Eurecom, France
Christian Wellekens , Institut Eurecom, France
Marco Matassoni , ITC-irst, Italy
Maurizio Omologo , ITC-irst, Italy
pp. 584-591

An Automated Digital Sound Recording System: The Amphibulator (Abstract)

Mark E. Cambron , Western Kentucky University, USA
Richard G. Bowker , Western Kentucky University, USA
pp. 592-600
Toward the Next Generation Peer-to-Peer Services

Security Considerations for SOA-Based Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Andrew Roczniak , University of Ottawa, Canada
Alexandre Miege , University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 601-608

Traceroute-Based Fast Peer Selection without Offline Database (Abstract)

Lihang Ying , Univ. of Alberta, Canada
Anup Basu , Univ. of Alberta, Canada
pp. 609-614

ASEKS: A P2P Audio Search Engine Based on Keyword Spotting (Abstract)

Ruizhi Ye , Zhejiang University, China
Yingchun Yang , Zhejiang University, China
Zhenyu Shan , Zhejiang University, China
Yiyan Liu , Zhejiang University, China
Sen Zhou , Zhejiang University, China
pp. 615-620

A Measurement Study of the Structured Overlay Network in P2P File-Sharing Applications (Abstract)

Mo Zhou , Peking University, China
Yafei Dai , Peking University, China
Xiaoming Li , Peking University, China
pp. 621-628

Gossip Based Streaming with Incentives for Peer Collaboration (Abstract)

Sachin Agarwal , Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
Shruti Dube , Indian Institute of Technology, India
pp. 629-636

BM-ALM: An Application Layer Multicasting with Behavior Monitoring Approach (Abstract)

Dewan Tanvir Ahmed , University of Ottawa, Canada
Shervin Shirmohammadi , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 707-711
Short Paper Session

Extraction of Hand Gestures with Adaptive Skin Color Models and Its Applications to Meeting Analysis (Abstract)

Yingen Xiong , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Bing Fang , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Francis Quek , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
pp. 647-651

Object Detection Based on Weighted Adaptive Prediction in Lifting Scheme Transform (Abstract)

Mahdi Amiri , Sharif University of Technology, Iran; Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Iran
Hamid R. Rabiee , Sharif University of Technology, Iran; Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Iran
pp. 652-656

Distributed Multimedia Streaming Systems in Peer-to-Peer Overlay Networks (Abstract)

Tomoya Enokido , Rissho University, Japan
Youhei Tanaka , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Valbona Barolli , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
pp. 657-661

Analysis of Server Workload and Client Interactions in a News-on-Demand Streaming System (Abstract)

Frank T. Johnsen , University of Oslo, Norway
Trude Hafsoe , University of Oslo, Norway
Carsten Griwodz , University of Oslo, Norway
pp. 724-727
Short Paper Session

Practical Content-Adaptive Subsampling for Image and Video Compression (Abstract)

Alexander Wong , University of Waterloo, Canada
William Bishop , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 667-673

Vocal Folds Vibrations with a Three-Dimensional Deformable Model (Abstract)

Arlindo Neto Montagnoli , Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Jose Benaque Rubert , Federal University of So Carlos at Sorocaba, Brazil
Rodrigo Capobianco Guido , University of Norte Paulista, Brazil
Jose Carlos Pereira , University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
pp. 674-678
Short Paper Session

Watermark Integration to Wavelet Image Coding Scheme (Abstract)

A. Makhloufi , National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia
A. Ouled Zaid , National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia
R. Bouallegue , National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia
A. Bouallegue , National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia
pp. 685-689

Classifying Multimedia Resources Using Social Relationships (Abstract)

Stefan Foll , Technical University Berlin, Germany
Jens Pontow , Technical University Berlin, Germany
David Linner , Technical University Berlin, Germany
Ilja Radusch , Technical University Berlin, Germany
pp. 690-695

Detecting Edges in Noisy Multimedia Environments (Abstract)

Ethan E. Danahy , Tufts University
Sos S. Agaian , University of Texas/San Antonio, USA
Karen A. Panetta , Tufts University
pp. 696-700

An Example for Synchronized Usage of Different Applications in the Classroom (Abstract)

Georg Turban , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Max Muhlhauser , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
pp. 701-706
Poster Session

BM-ALM: An Application Layer Multicasting with Behavior Monitoring Approach (Abstract)

Dewan Tanvir Ahmed , University of Ottawa, Canada
Shervin Shirmohammadi , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 707-711

True Images: A Calibration Technique to Reproduce Images as Recorded (Abstract)

Corey Manders , University of Toronto, Canada
Steve Mann , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 712-715

MeTaMaF: Metadata Tagging and Mapping Framework for Managing Multimedia Content (Abstract)

M. Anwar Hossain , University of Ottawa, Canada
Md. Anisur Rahman , University of Ottawa, Canada
Iluju Kiringa , University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 720-723

How Multimedia/Multimodal Information Can Contribute to the Change of Telecommunication (Abstract)

Ryoichi Komiya , National Institute of Information & Communications Technology, Japan
pp. 774-778
Poster Session

Sound Localization-Based Navigational User Interfaces (Abstract)

Arezou Keshavarz , University of Toronto, Canada
Parham Aarabi , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 728-733

Volume Rendering Using Tiny Particles (Abstract)

Naohisa Sakamoto , Kyoto University, Japan
Jorji Nonaka , Kyoto University, Japan
Koji Koyamada , Kyoto University, Japan
Satoshi Tanaka , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
pp. 734-737

A Semi-Automatic Video Annotation tool with MPEG-7 Content Collections (Abstract)

Roberto Vezzani , Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Costantino Grana , Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Daniele Bulgarelli , Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Rita Cucchiara , Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
pp. 742-745

Knowledge Management in mArachna (Abstract)

Sabina Jeschke , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Nicole Natho , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Thomas Richter , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Ruedi Seiler , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Marc Wilke , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 746-749

Time-Frequency Domain Fast Audio Transcoding (Abstract)

Fu-Shing Ju , Novatech Microelectronics Corp., Taiwan
Ce-Min Fang , Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
pp. 750-753

Multimedia Group Synchronization Algorithm Based on RTP/RTCP (Abstract)

Fernando Boronat Segui , IEEE Member; Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Juan Carlos Guerri Cebollada , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Jaime Lloret Mauri , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
pp. 754-757

A Novel VLSI Architecture for Image Compression (Abstract)

P. John Paul , Gurunanak Engineering College, India
P.N. Girija , University of Hyderabad, India
pp. 794-795
Poster Session

OreDesk: A Tool for Retrieving Data History Based on User Operations (Abstract)

Ryo Ohsawa , Keio University, Japan
Kazunori Takashio , Keio University, Japan
Hideyuki Tokuda , Keio University, Japan
pp. 762-765

The Effect of Key and Tempo on Audio Onset Detection Using Machine Learning Techniques: A Sensitivity Analysis (Abstract)

Ching-hua Chuan , University of Southern California, USA
Elaine Chew , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 805-810
Panel Summary

Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions in Multimedia Research (PDF)

Masahito Hirakawa , Shimane University, Japan
Max Muhlhauser , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Susanto Rahardja , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Phillip Sheu , University of California, Irvine, USA
Larry Smarr , University of California, San Diego, USA
Jeffrey Tsai , University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
pp. 773

Image Retrieval Using Multimodal Keywords (Abstract)

Rajeev Agrawal , Kettering University, USA
William Grosky , University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Farshad Fotouhi , Wayne State University, USA
pp. 817-822

Clustering-Based Source Selection for Efficient Image Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Martin Eisenhardt , University of Bamberg, Germany
Wolfgang Muller , University of Bamberg, Germany
Andreas Henrich , University of Bamberg, Germany
Daniel Blank , University of Bamberg, Germany
Soufyane El Allali , University of Bamberg, Germany
pp. 823-830
Demonstration

Image Restoration Based on Eigensubspace for Image Structure (PDF)

Xiaotong Hu , Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China
Dongrui Cao , Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China
Shuping Qiu , Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China
pp. 781-782

A Shape Feature Extraction Method Based on 3D Convolution Masks (Abstract)

Motofumi T. Suzuki , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Yoshitomo Yaginuma , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Tsuneo Yamada , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Yasutaka Shimizu , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
pp. 837-844

Mixed Reality Cooking Support System Using Content-Free Recipe Selection (Abstract)

Younes Fadil , Kobe University, Japan
Satoru Mega , Kobe University, Japan
Arata Horie , Kobe University, Japan
Kuniaki Uehara , Kobe University, Japan
pp. 845-850
Demonstration

Eye & Why: A Prototype for Learning Objects Visualization in Virtual Environment (Abstract)

ASM Mahfujur Rahman , University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 787-789

An Integrated Environment for Audio Recording, Editing, and Retrieval (PDF)

Stephen V. Rice , The University of Mississippi, USA
Stephen M. Bailey , Comparisonics Corporation
pp. 790-791

Real-Time Audio Watermarking System Prototype (PDF)

Jose Juan Garcia Hernandez , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
Mariko Nakano Miyatake , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
Hector Perez Meana , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
pp. 792-793

Automatic Generation of a Multimedia Encyclopedia from TV Programs by Using Closed Captions and Detecting Principal Video Objects (Abstract)

Kikuka Miura , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Ichiro Yamada , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Hideki Sumiyoshi , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Nobuyuki Yagi , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
pp. 873-880
Content-Based Retrieval

Fast Similarity Search for High-Dimensional Dataset (Abstract)

Quan Wang , University of Southern California, USA
Suya You , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 799-804

The Effect of Key and Tempo on Audio Onset Detection Using Machine Learning Techniques: A Sensitivity Analysis (Abstract)

Ching-Hua Chuan , University of Southern California, USA
Elaine Chew , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 805-810

Human-Centered Webcasting of Interactive-Whiteboard Lectures (Abstract)

Gerald Friedland , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Raul Rojas , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 895-900
Content-Based Retrieval

Image Retrieval Using Multimodal Keywords (Abstract)

Rajeev Agrawal , Kettering University, USA
William Grosky , University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Farshad Fotouhi , Wayne State University, USA
pp. 817-822

Clustering-Based Source Selection for Efficient Image Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Martin Eisenhardt , University of Bamberg, Germany
Wolfgang Muller , University of Bamberg, Germany
Andreas Henrich , University of Bamberg, Germany
Daniel Blank , University of Bamberg, Germany
Soufyane El Allali , University of Bamberg, Germany
pp. 823-830
Multimedia Systems and Applications

Face Image Retrieval and Annotation Based on Two Latent Semantic Spaces in FIARS (Abstract)

Hideaki Ito , Chukyo University, Japan
Hiroyasu Koshimizu , Chukyo University, Japan
pp. 831-836

A Shape Feature Extraction Method Based on 3D Convolution Masks (Abstract)

Motofumi T. Suzuki , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Yoshitomo Yaginuma , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Tsuneo Yamada , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
Yasutaka Shimizu , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan
pp. 837-844

Mixed Reality Cooking Support System Using Content-Free Recipe Selection (Abstract)

Younes Fadil , Kobe University, Japan
Satoru Mega , Kobe University, Japan
Arata Horie , Kobe University, Japan
Kuniaki Uehara , Kobe University, Japan
pp. 845-850

Automatic Production System of Soccer Sports Video by Digital Camera Work Based on Situation Recognition (Abstract)

Yasuo Ariki , Kobe University, Japan
Shintaro Kubota , Kobe University, Japan
Masahito Kumano , Ryukoku University, Japan
pp. 851-860
Multimedia Data Indexing and Retrieval

Selection Measure of Illumination Instability for Multimedia Data Indexing (Abstract)

Xiaomeng Wu , University of Tokyo, Japan
Shunsuke Kamijo , University of Tokyo, Japan
Wenli Zhang , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Japan
Masao Sakauchi , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
pp. 861-866

A Robust Superimposed Caption Box Content Understanding for Sports Videos (Abstract)

Huang-Chia Shih , National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Chung-Lin Huang , National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
pp. 867-872

Automatic Generation of a Multimedia Encyclopedia from TV Programs by Using Closed Captions and Detecting Principal Video Objects (Abstract)

Kikuka Miura , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Ichiro Yamada , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Hideki Sumiyoshi , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
Nobuyuki Yagi , NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan
pp. 873-880

Similarity Search Using Sparse Pivots for Efficient Multimedia Information Retrieval (Abstract)

Nieves R. Brisaboa , University of A Coruna, Spain
Antonio Farina , University of A Coruna, Spain
Oscar Pedreira , University of A Coruna, Spain
Nora Reyes , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
pp. 881-888
From Classroom to the Web

Supporting Speech as Modality for Annotation and Asynchronous Discussion of Recorded Lectures (Abstract)

Tobias Lauer , University of Freiburg, Germany
Sandra Busl , University of Freiburg, Germany
pp. 889-894

Human-Centered Webcasting of Interactive-Whiteboard Lectures (Abstract)

Gerald Friedland , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Raul Rojas , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 895-900

An Open Architecture for Face-to-Face Learning and Its Benefits (Abstract)

Georg Turban , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Max Muhlhauser , Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
pp. 901-906

Chalklets: Developing Applications for a Board Environment (Abstract)

Lars Knipping , Berlin University of Technology, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 907-914
Navigating and Searching in E-Learning Materials

Navigational Indices and Content Interlinkage on the Fly (Abstract)

Peter Ziewer , Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
pp. 915-920

Provably Secure Proxy Blind Signature Scheme (Abstract)

Young-seol Kim , Sogang University, Korea
Jik-hyun Chang , Sogang University, Korea
pp. 998-1003
Navigating and Searching in E-Learning Materials

Treatment of Laser Pointer and Speech Information in Lecture Scene Retrieval (Abstract)

Wataru Nakano , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Takashi Kobayashi , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yutaka Katsuyama , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Satoshi Naoi , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Haruo Yokota , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 927-932

Interactive Content Overviews for Lecture Recordings (Abstract)

Robert Mertens , University of Osnabruck, Germany
Markus Ketterl , University of Osnabruck, Germany
Oliver Vornberger , University of Osnabruck, Germany
pp. 933-937

Multimedia Information and Mobile-Learning (Abstract)

Duc Phuong Nguyen , University of Basel, Switzerland
Martin Guggisberg , University of Basel, Switzerland
Helmar Burkhart , University of Basel, Switzerland
pp. 938-946
E-Learning Concepts and Human-Centered Aspects

Challenges to User Testing E-Learning Games with Children in Elementary Schools (Abstract)

Thorsten Frohlich , Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Susan Feinberg , Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 947-952

Networked Experiments and Scientific Resource Sharing in Cooperative Knowledge Spaces (Abstract)

Sabine Cikic , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Sabina Jeschke , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Thomas Richter , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Uwe Sinha , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Christian Thomsen , Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 953-958

Analysis of Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles by a Data-Driven Statistical Approach (Abstract)

Silvia Rita Viola , Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Sabine Graf , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Kinshuk , Athabasca University, Canada
Tommaso Leo , Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
pp. 959-964

Individualization and Flexibility through Computer Algebra Systems in Virtual Laboratories (Abstract)

Sabina Jeschke , Berlin University of Technology, Germany
Thomas Richter , Berlin University of Technology, Germany
pp. 965-970

Engagement with Online Curriculum Materials and the Course Test Performance of Medical Students (Abstract)

Tyrone Donnon , University of Calgary, Canada
Claudio Violato , University of Calgary, Canada
Jean-Gaston DesCoteaux , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 971-978
Multimedia and Internet Security

Compressed-Domain Encryption of Adapted H.264 Video (Abstract)

Razib Iqbal , University of Ottawa, Canada
Shervin Shirmohammadi , University of Ottawa, Canada
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 979-984

On Format-Compliant Iterative Encryption of JPEG2000 (Abstract)

Thomas Stuetz , University of Salzburg, Austria
Andreas Uhl , University of Salzburg, Austria
pp. 985-990

Real-Time MCLT Audio Watermarking and Comparison of Several Whitening Methods in Receptor Side (Abstract)

Jose Juan Garcia Hernandez , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
Mariko Nakano Miyatake , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
Hector Perez Meana , National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico
pp. 991-997

Provably Secure Proxy Blind Signature Scheme (Abstract)

Young-Seol Kim , Sogang University, Korea
Jik-Hyun Chang , Sogang University, Korea
pp. 998-1003

Peer-to-Peer Secure and Private Community Based Multimedia Communications (Abstract)

Pantelis A. Frangoudis , Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
George C. Polyzos , Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
pp. 1004-1010
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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