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Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on (2004)
Miami, Florida
Dec. 13, 2004 to Dec. 15, 2004
ISBN: 0-7695-2217-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Keynote

Loss Concealments for Low Bit-Rate Packet Voice in Voice over IP (PDF)

Benjamin W. Wah , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. xvi
Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications

Region of Interest Displays: Addressing a Perceptual Problem? (Abstract)

S. R. Gulliver , Brunel University
G. Ghinea , Brunel University
pp. 2-9

A Knowledge and Component Based Multimedia Adaptation Framework (Abstract)

Klaus Leopold , University Klagenfurt
Hermann Hellwagner , University Klagenfurt
Dietmar Jannach , University Klagenfurt
pp. 10-17

Synchronization of Acoustic Sensors for Distributed Ad-Hoc Audio Networks and its Use for Blind Source Separation (Abstract)

Stefan Wehr , University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Igor Kozintsev , Intel Corporation
Walter Kellermann , University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Rainer Lienhart , Intel Corporation
pp. 18-25
Multimedia Streaming, Networking and QoS (I)

Advanced Pyramid Broadcasting for Video-on-Demand (Abstract)

Xinhua Zhuang , University of Missouri
Haibin Lu , University of Missouri
Junqiang Lan , University of Missouri
pp. 28-34

A Bayesian Framework-Based End-to-End Packet Loss Prediction in IP Networks (Abstract)

Irene Y. H. Gu , Chalmers University of Technology
Andy Backhouse , Chalmers University of Technology
pp. 35-42

Second-Order Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation to Control Delay of Multicast Multimedia Streams in DiffServ Router (Abstract)

Yau-Hwang Kuo , National Cheng-Kung University
Ren-Hao Cheng , Advanced Internet Multimedia Technology Inc.
Jang-Pong Hsu , Advanced Internet Multimedia Technology Inc.
Mong-Fong Horng , Shu-Te University
pp. 43-49
Multimedia Streaming, Networking and QoS (II)

On-Line Measurement Based Admission Control on VBR Video Servers (Abstract)

Jing-ao Sun , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
An-ni Cai , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Wei-shi Qi , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
pp. 60-64

A New Spatial Interpolation Method for Error Concealment (Abstract)

Anni Cai , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Yufeng Ma , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
pp. 65-69
Multimedia Enabled E-learning (I)

A Technological Framework for TV-Supported Collaborative Learning (Abstract)

Jos? J. Pazos-Arias , University of Vigo
Manuel Ramos-Cabrer , University of Vigo
Alberto Gil-Solla , University of Vigo
Yolanda Blanco-Fern?ndez , University of Vigo
Mart? L?pez-Nores , University of Vigo
Bel? Barrag?ns-Mart?nez , University of Vigo
Andr? Elexpuru-Eguia , University of Vigo
Jorge Garc?a-Duque , University of Vigo
pp. 72-79

Re-Engineering Method for Multimedia System in Education (Abstract)

Alain Corbi?re , Le Mans University
Christophe Choquet , Le Mans University
pp. 80-87

Distant e-Learning Using Synchronous Collaborative Environment "Platine" (Abstract)

Thierry Gayraud , Laboratoire d?Analyse et d?Architecture des Systemes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Michel Diaz , Laboratoire d?Analyse et d?Architecture des Systemes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Kenji Matsuura , Tokushima University
Kazuhide Kanenishi , Tokushima University
Yoneo Yano , Tokushima University
Veronique Baudin-Thomas , Laboratoire d?Analyse et d?Architecture des Systemes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
David Raymond , Tokushima University
pp. 88-95
Multimedia Enabled E-learning (II)

On the Bitmap-Image Based Presenting (Abstract)

Liang Zhao , Utsunomiya University
Hideo Yamamoto , Utsunomiya University
pp. 98-105

Comparing Prescribed and Observed for the Re-Engineering of E-Learning Systems (Abstract)

S?bastien Iksal , LIUM / IUT de Laval
Vincent Barr? , LIUM / IUT de Laval
Christophe Choquet , LIUM / IUT de Laval
Alain Corbi?re , LIUM / IUT de Laval
pp. 106-109
Multimedia Tools Including Authoring, Analyzing, User Interfaces, and Interaction Models

A Device Independent XML User Agent for Multimedia Terminals (Abstract)

Petri Vuorimaa , Helsinki University of Technology
Pablo Cesar , Helsinki University of Technology
Mikko Honkala , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 116-123

Towards an Integrated Personalized Interactive Video Environment (Abstract)

Giorgos Andreou , National Technical University of Athens
Phivos Mylonas , National Technical University of Athens
Kostas Karpouzis , National Technical University of Athens
Stefanos Kollias , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 124-131

Managing Interaction for Multimedia Collaboration — Through the Keyhole of Noughts and Crosses Games (Abstract)

Min Chen , University of Wales Swansea
Siti Z. Z. Abidin , University of Wales Swansea
Phil W. Grant , University of Wales Swansea
pp. 132-135
Multimedia Security Including Digital Watermark and Encryption

Visual Modelling of Role-Based Security Policies in Distributed Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Genoveffa Tortora , University of Salerno
Giuseppe Scanniello , University of Salerno
Giuseppe Polese , University of Salerno
Massimiliano Giordano , University of Salerno
pp. 138-141

A Fragile Watermarking Scheme for Image Authentication with Localization and Recovery (Abstract)

An-Wei Peng , National Chung Hsing University
Phen-Lan Lin , Providence University
Po-Whei Huang , National Chung Hsing University
pp. 146-153
BioInformatics, Multimedia and Grid Computing

A Distributed Multimedia Database Visualization within an Immersive Environment for Bioinformatics (Abstract)

Nocolas Férey , Université Paris-Sud
Joan Hérisson , Université Paris-Sud
Pierre-Emmanuel Gros , Université Paris-Sud
Rachid Gherbi , Université Paris-Sud
pp. 156-159

Grid Services for Distributed Video Cut Detection (Abstract)

Mathias Grube , University of Marburg
Ralph Ewerth , University of Siegen
Thomas Friese , University of Marburg
Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen and University of Marburg
pp. 164-168

A Linear Time Algorithm for High Quality Mesh Simplification (Abstract)

Ming-Bo Lin , National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Hung-Kuang Chen , National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and Design, Taichung Health-care and Management University
Chin-Shyurng Fahn , National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Rong-Ming Chen , Taichung Health-care and Management University
Jeffrey J. P. Tsai , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 169-176
Multimedia File Systems, Databases and Retrieval (I)

A Multi-Agent Open Architecture for a TV Recommender System: A Case Study Using a Bayesian Strategy (Abstract)

Jos? J. Pazos-Arias , University of Vigo
Manuel Ramos-Cabrer , University of Vigo
Bel? Barrag?ns-Mart?nez , University of Vigo
Mart? L?pez-Nores , University of Vigo
Alberto Gil-Solla , University of Vigo
Yolanda Blanco-Fern?ndez , University of Vigo
pp. 178-185

Detecting Tactics Patterns for Archiving Tennis Video Clips (Abstract)

Jenny R. Wang , University of New South Wales
Nandan Parameswaran , University of New South Wales
pp. 186-192

Unit Detection in American Football TV Broadcasts Using Average Energy of Audio Track (Abstract)

Guy Ravitz , University of Miami
Shu-Ching Chen , Florida International University
Mei-Ling Shyu , University of Miami
pp. 193-200
Multimedia File Systems, Databases and Retrieval (II)

Fast and Robust Object Detection Framework in Compressed Domain (Abstract)

Bashar M. A. Ahmad , National Chiao-Tung University
Ashraf M. A. Ahmad , National Chiao-Tung University
Suh-Yin Lee , National Chiao-Tung University
pp. 210-217

An Extendible Semantic-Based Content Representation Method for Distributed Image Databases (Abstract)

Ali R. Hurson , Pennsylvania State University
Bo Yang , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 222-226

A Flexible and Effective XML Storage and Retrieval System (Abstract)

Li Yang , State University of West Georgia
Naphtali Rishe , Florida International University
pp. 227-230
Multimedia Web Services

A Configurable XForms Implementation (Abstract)

Petri Vuorimaa , Helsinki University of Technology
Mikko Honkala , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 232-239

Semantic Consistency within Web Services Interactions (Abstract)

Xiang Gao , Tilburg University
Jen-Yao Chung , IBM,Thomas J.Watson Research Center
pp. 240-247

Streaming Route Panoramas for Large Area Visualizaion (Abstract)

Min Shi , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Xiaolong Wang , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Jiang Yu Zheng , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
pp. 248-255
Intelligent Agents for Multimedia Content Creation, Distribution and Analysis

Multi-Noise Removal from Images by Wavelet-Based Bayesian Estimator (Abstract)

X. Huang , University of Canberra
A. D. Cheetham , University of Canberra
A. C. Madoc , University of Melbourne
pp. 258-264

Automatic Program Translation — A Third Way (Abstract)

Min Chen , University of Wales Swansea
David P. Clark , University of Wales Swansea
John V. Tucker , University of Wales Swansea
pp. 265-272

System Architecture for 3D TerraFly Online GIS (Abstract)

Maxim Chekmasov , Florida International University
Andriy Selivonenko , Florida International University
Scott Graham , Florida International University
Naphtali Rishe , Florida International University
Yanli Sun , Florida International University
pp. 273-276
Software Development Using Multimedia Techniques

Model-Based Testing and Maintenance (Abstract)

T. Wang , California State University at Northridge
D. Deng , University of California at Irvine
P. C.-Y. Sheu , University of California at Irvine
A. K. Onoma , Hosei University
pp. 278-285

Transform Domain Steganography Detection Using Fuzzy Inference Systems (Abstract)

Eric Cole , The Sytex Group Inc.
Sandy Ring , The Sytex Group Inc.
Vignesh Kumar Munirajan , The Sytex Group Inc.
pp. 286-291
Special Session on "Multimedia File Systems, Databases and Retrieval"

CLVQ: Cross-Language Video Question/Answering System (Abstract)

Yu-Chyeh Wu , National Central University
Yue-Shi Lee , Ming Chuan University
Chia-Hui Chang , National Central University
pp. 294-301

VSUM: Summarizing from Videos (Abstract)

Yu-Chyeh Wu , National Central University
Yue-Shi Lee , Ming Chuan University
Chia-Hui Chang , National Central University
pp. 302-309

A Text Detection, Localization and Segmentation System for OCR in Images (Abstract)

Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen and University of Marburg
Ralph Ewerth , University of Siegen
Julinda Gllavata , University of Siegen
pp. 310-317
Special Session on "Multimedia in e-Society"

OntoELAN. An Ontology-Based Linguistic Multimedia Annotator (Abstract)

Anthony Aristar , Wayne State University
Farshad Fotouhi , Wayne State University
Peter Wittenburg , Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Alexander Klassmann , Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Shiyong Lu , Wayne State University
Han Sloetjes , Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Yu Deng , Wayne State University
Albert Russel , Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Hennie Brugman , Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Artem Chebotko , Wayne State University
pp. 329-336

A Life-Log Search Model Based on Bayesian Network (Abstract)

Taketoshi Ushiama , Kyushu University
Toyohide Watanabe , Naogoya University
pp. 337-343

Streaming and Security of Art Works on the Web (Abstract)

Subhra Bose , Reuter America Inc.
Charles A. Shoniregun , University of East London
Oleksandr Logvynovskiy , London South Bank University
Ziyang Duan , Reuter America Inc.
pp. 344-351
Special Session on "Bioinformatics"

A Tool for Structure Alignment of Molecules (Abstract)

Pei-Ken Chang , National Taiwan University
Chien-Cheng Chen , National Taiwan University
Ming Ouhyoung , National Taiwan University
pp. 354-361

Reduced-Search Dynamic Programming for Linear-Space Sequence Alignment (Abstract)

Jun-Ming Liang , National PingTung Institute of Commerce
Hsueh-Foo Lin , National PingTung Institute of Commerce
pp. 362-369

Distributed Discovery of Asynchronous Partial Periodic Patterns in Sequence Data Using Modified Periodicity Transform (Abstract)

Han-Wen Hsiao , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
Meng-Shu Tsai , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
Jeffrey J.P. Tsai , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 370-377

Prediction of Gene Regulatory Networks Using Differential Expression of cDNA Microarray Data (Abstract)

R. M. Chen , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
K. C. Shih , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
H. K. Chen , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
R. M. Hu , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
F. M. Liu , Taichung Healthcare and Management University
Jeffrey J. P. Tsai , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 378-385
Workshop on Multimedia and Web Design (I)

A Combined Visualization of Multiple Relational Structures in Shared Collaborative Workspaces (Abstract)

Quang Vinh Nguyen , University of Technology at Sydney
Mao Lin Huang , University of Technology at Sydney
pp. 388-395

Access Control Mechanism for Collaborative Video Database Production Applications (Abstract)

Jos? A. Pino , Universidad de Chile
Qing Li , City University of Hong Kong
Shermann S. M. Chan , Universidad de Chile
pp. 396-402

A Comparative Study of Online News Retrieval and Presentation Strategies (Abstract)

Steven Morrison , University of Glasgow
Joemon Jose , University of Glasgow
pp. 403-409
Workshop on Multimedia and Web Design (II)

On Cognitive Relevance in Automatic Multimodal Systems (Abstract)

Yulia Bachvarova , Amsterdam University
Noureddine Elouazizi , Leiden University
pp. 418-426

Context-Aware Design of Adaptable Multimodal Documents (Abstract)

Augusto Celentano , Università Caé Foscari di Venezia
Ombretta Gaggi , Università Caé Foscari di Venezia
pp. 427-434

Automatic Image Annotation and Retrieval Using Weighted Feature Selection (Abstract)

Weili Wu , University of Texas at Dallas
Li Liu , University of Texas at Dallas
Lei Wang , University of Texas at Dallas
Latifur Khan , University of Texas at Dallas
pp. 435-442

EB2000: A Structured Approach to the Creation of E-Books (Abstract)

Roberto Paiano , Universit? di Lecce
Andrea Pandurino , Universit? di Lecce
pp. 443-449
Workshop on Wireless Multimedia (I)

Content-Aware Streaming of Lecture Videos over Wireless Networks (Abstract)

Chekuri Choudary , University of South Carolina
Tiecheng Liu , University of South Carolina
pp. 458-465

On Using Buffered Bandwidth to Support Real-Time Mobile Video Playback in Cellular Networks (Abstract)

Kam-Yiu Lam , City University of Hong Kong
Joe Yuen , City University of Hong Kong
Edward Chan , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 466-473
Workshop on Wireless Multimedia (II)

The IP Multimedia Domain in Wireless Networks: Concepts, Architecture, Protocols, and Applications (Abstract)

Vassilios Koukoulidis , Siemens Information and Communication Mobile
Mehul Shah , Siemens Information and Communication Mobile
pp. 484-490

Accelerating Mobile Multimedia with Intel Wireless MMX™ Technology (Abstract)

M. H. Khan , Intel Corporation
N. C. Paver , Intel Corporation
B. C. Aldrich , Intel Corporation
pp. 491-498

Cache Optimization for Mobile Devices Running Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Borko Furht , Florida Atlantic University
Imad Mahgoub , Florida Atlantic University
Praveen Sanigepalli , Florida Atlantic University
Ravi Shankar , Florida Atlantic University
Hari Kalva , Florida Atlantic University
Abu Asaduzzaman , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 499-506

Application of Video Error Resilience Techniques for Mobile Broadcast Multicast Services (MBMS) (Abstract)

Hari Kalva , Florida Atlantic University
Borko Furht , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 507-512
Workshop on Multimedia Content-Based Analysis and Retrieval (I)

Automatic Selection and Combination of Descriptors for Effective 3D Similarity Search (Abstract)

Dietmar Saupe , University of Konstanz
Benjamin Bustos , University of Konstanz
Daniel Keim , University of Konstanz
Dejan Vranić , University of Konstanz
Tobias Schreck , University of Konstanz
pp. 514-521

Retrieving Event-Based Semantics from Images (Abstract)

Kathleen Hornsby , University of Maine
pp. 529-536
Workshop on Multimedia Content-Based Analysis and Retrieval (II)

A Multi-Modal Virtual Environment with Text-Independent Real-Time Speaker Identification (Abstract)

Serhan Dagtas , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Kamran Iqbal , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Mustafa Sarimollaoglu , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
pp. 557-560

Video Data Management Using a Seeded Region Growing Technique (Abstract)

William Grosky , University of Michigan - Dearborn
Jinsong Wang , Wayne State University
Nilesh Patel , University of Michigan - Dearborn
pp. 561-564
Workshop on Multimedia Content-Based Analysis and Retrieval (III)

Lecture Videos for E-Learning: Current Research and Challenges (Abstract)

John R. Kender , Columbia University
Tiecheng Liu , University of South Carolina
pp. 574-578

An Efficient Mechanism for Searching Arabic Audio Libraries (Abstract)

Habib Talhami , British University in Dubai
Ibrahim Kamel , Zayed University
pp. 579-582
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 587-589
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