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Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on (2000)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Mar. 27, 2000 to Mar. 29, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0540-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote
Session 1A: Millennium Multimedia Special Session (MMSS) on Multimedia Content Protection (MCP) 1

Watermarking applications and their properties (Abstract)

Matt L. Miller , NEC Research Institute
Ingemar J. Cox , NEC Research Institute
Jeffrey A. Bloom , NEC Research Institute
pp. 6

How Many Pixels to Watermark? (Abstract)

R. Chandramouli , Iowa State University
Nasir Memon , Polytechnic University at Brooklyn
pp. 11

Robust Protocols for Proving Ownership of Images (Abstract)

Ali N. Akansu , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Mahalingam Ramkumar , New Jersey Institute of Technology
pp. 22
Session 1B: Image Compression

Dequantization Bias for JPEG Decompression (Abstract)

Majid Rabbani , Eastman Kodak Company
Jeffery R. Price , University of Tennessee
pp. 30

A Probabilistic Image Model for Smoothing and Compression (Abstract)

P.C. Yuen , Hong Kong Baptist University
P.K.S. Tam , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
C.H. Li , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 36

How Do Image Statistics Impact Lossy Coding Performance? (Abstract)

Rao Vemuri , University of California at Davis
Subhasis Saha , University of California at Davis
pp. 42

Application Specific Image Compression for Virtual Conferencing (Abstract)

Jiangfeng Ding , University of Notre Dame
Edwin H.-M. Sha , University of Notre Dame
Jon C Furgeson , University of Notre Dame
pp. 48

Fast Fractal Image Compression (Abstract)

Pou-Yah Wu , National Tainan Teachers College
pp. 54
Session 2A: MMSS on MCP 2

Media-Independent Watermarking Classification and the Need for Combining Digital Video and Audio Watermarking for Media Authentication (Abstract)

Anirban Mukherjee , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Martin Steinebach , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Jana Dittmann , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 62

Transparent and Robust Audio Data Hiding in Subband Domain (Abstract)

Xin Li , Princeton University
Hong Heather Yu , Panasonic Technologies Inc.
pp. 74
Session 2B: MMSS on Advanced Signal Processing for Wireless Multimedia

On Optimal Packetization of Embedded Bitstreams (Abstract)

Zixiang Xiong , Texas A&M University
Xiaolin Wu , University of Western Ontario
pp. 82

OctMesh - Interactive Mesh Browsing over the Internet (Abstract)

Hongwu Wang , Microsoft Research China
Jin Li , Microsoft Research China
pp. 104
Session 3A: MMSS on MCP 3

A Wavelet-Based Image Watermarking Scheme (Abstract)

Alessandra Lumini , Universit? di Bologna
Dario Maio , Universit? di Bologna
pp. 122

Simple Collusion-Secure Fingerprinting Schemes for Images (Abstract)

Josep Domingo-Ferrer , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Jordi Herrera-Joancomartí , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
pp. 128
Session 3B: Architecture

An Event Driven Software Architecture for Enterprise-Wide Data Source Integration (Abstract)

Juan Nogueira , Universidad de Vigo
Perfecto Mariño , Universidad de Vigo
Francisco Poza , Universidad de Vigo
Miguel Dominguez , Universidad de Vigo
Cesar Sigüenza , Universidad de Vigo
pp. 140

Embedded Zero Wavelet Coefficient Coding Method for FPGA Implementation of Video Codec in Real-Time Systems (Abstract)

Kazimierz Wiatr , AGH Technical University of Cracow
Pawe Russek , AGH Technical University of Cracow
pp. 146

General-Purpose Processor Huffman Encoding Extension (Abstract)

Stephan Wong , Delft University of Technology
Stamatis Vassiliadis , Delft University of Technology
Sorin Cotofana , Delft University of Technology
pp. 158

A Robust Parallel Architecture for Adaptive Color Quantization (Abstract)

Babu Mailachalam , Nanyang Technological University
T. Srikanthan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 164
Keynote
Session 4A: MMSS on MCP 4

Copy Protection for High-Definition Baseband Video (Abstract)

David A. Barr , C-Cube Microsystems Inc.
pp. 174
Session 4B: Image/Video Processing

Global Rate Control Scheme for MPEG-2 HDTV Parallel Encoding System (Abstract)

M. Ikeda , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
K. Nakamura , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
T. Yoshitome , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
T. Ogura , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
pp. 195

Recursive Depth Estimation from a Sequence of Images (Abstract)

M. Hanmandlu , Indian Institute of Technology at Delhi
V. Shantaram , Caribbean Institute of Technology
pp. 201

A Wavelet-Based Technique for Image Similarity Estimation (Abstract)

Shulan Deng , University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Emma Regentova , University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Shahram Latifi , University of Nevada at Las Vegas
pp. 207
Session 5A: MMSS on Networked Multimedia Systems (NMS) 1 - NMS Technology, System, and Application Issues

An Architecture for Video Content Filtering in Consumer Domain (Abstract)

Thomas McGee , Philips Research
Herman Elenbaas , Philips Research
Eugene Leyvi , Philips Research
Lalitha Agnihotri , Philips Research
Nevenka Dimitrova , Philips Research
pp. 214

Modeling Multi-Player Games Traffic (Abstract)

E. Dutkiewicz , University of Wollongong
Ricky A. Bangun , University of Wollongong
pp. 228

Event-Based Retrieval from Digital Libraries Containing Streamed Data (Abstract)

Mohamed Kholief , Old Dominion University
Stewart Shen , Old Dominion University
Kurt Maly , Old Dominion University
pp. 234
Session 5B: Document Design, Analysis and Processing

Document Skew Detection Using Minimum-Area Bounding Rectangle (Abstract)

Reza Safabakhsh , Amirkabir University of Technology
Shahram Khadivi , Amirkabir University of Technology
pp. 253

Segmentation of Brazilian Bank Check Logos without a Priori Knowledge (Abstract)

Jacques Facon , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Andreia de Jesus , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 259

Integrating Structured Data and Text: A Multi-Dimensional Approach (Abstract)

M. Catherine McCabe , U.S. Government
David Grossman , Illinois Institute of Technology
Jinho Lee , Illinois Institute of Technology
Ophir Frieder , Illinois Institute of Technology
pp. 264
Session 6A: MMSS on NMS 2 - NMS Communication and Networking Issues

Statistical Multiplexing and Admission Control Policy for Smoothed Video Streams Using e-PCRTT Algorithm (Abstract)

Shlomo Greenberg , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ofer Hadar , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 272

Data Placement Scheme on Continuous Media Servers with ZBR Disks (Abstract)

Shunnian Zhai , Nanyang Technological University
Tony K. Y. Chan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 278

Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for VBR Video Traffic Based on Scene Change Identification (Abstract)

Nirwan Ansari , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Yun-Qing Shi , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Hai Liu , New Jersey Institute of Technology
pp. 284

QoS Oriented Bandwidth Management Scheme for Stable Multimedia Services on the IMT-2000 Networks (Abstract)

Sung-Han Park , Hanyang University
Sung-Hyun Cho , Hanyang University
Shin Heu , Hanyang University
Seung-Jei Yang , Hanyang University
pp. 289

Simulation of Hardware Support for OpenGL Graphics Architecture (Abstract)

Timour Paltashev , SD School of Mines & Technology
Navin Govind , Intel Corporation
Gheni Abla , SD School of Mines & Technology
pp. 295
Session 6B: Internet/Communication Networks

The Development of a Betting System on the Internet (Abstract)

Y.M. Siu , City University of Hong Kong
K.T. Ng , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 308

Resource Management in Communications Systems (Abstract)

S. Varada , TranSwitch Corporation
D. Shilonie , TranSwitch Corporation
pp. 318

Service Level Management in ATM Networks (Abstract)

Manoel Camillo Penna , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Daniel Puka , CEFET-PR
Vinicius Prodocimo , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 324
Session 7A: MMSS on NMS 3 - Pedagogy and Round-Table Discussion

Softboard - A Web-based Application Sharing System for Distance Learning (Abstract)

Bassem Al-Halabi , Florida Atlantic University
Krishna K. Adusumilli , Florida Atlantic University
Sam Hsu , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 338
Session 7B: Networks

Encoding Neural Networks to Compute the Atmospheric Point Spread Function (Abstract)

Bin Cong , California State University at Fullerton
pp. 344

Robust Speech Recognition Using Neural Networks and Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Lin Cong , Advanced Micro Devices
Saf Asghar , Advanced Micro Devices
Bin Cong , California State University at Fullerton
pp. 350

A New Approach for Load Balancing Using Differential Load Measurement (Abstract)

Indranil Sengupta , Indian Institute of Technology
Parag Kulkarni , Ways India Limited
pp. 355

Transmitting Datacubes over Congested Networks (Abstract)

P. Rullo , Istituto per la Sistemistica e l'Informatica (ISI-CNR)
A. Albanese , Istituto per la Sistemistica e l'Informatica (ISI-CNR)
D. Saccá , Istituto per la Sistemistica e l'Informatica (ISI-CNR)
M. Cannataro , Istituto per la Sistemistica e l'Informatica (ISI-CNR)
pp. 360
Session 8A: Database Systems

Energy-Efficient Indexing on a Broadcast Channel in a Mobile Database Access System (Abstract)

A.R. Hurson , Pennsylvania State University
L.L. Miller , Iowa State University
Y.C. Chehadeh , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 368

Object-Relational Database Management System (ORDBMS) Using Frame Model Approach (Abstract)

H. K. Wong , City University of Hong Kong
Anthony S. Fong , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 375

Searching Information in Large and Complex Distributed Information Systems: Balance Between Implicit and Explicit Acquisition of the User Model (Abstract)

Patrizia Grifoni , Istituto di Studi sulla Ricerca e Documentazione Scientifica
Fernando Ferri , Istituto di Studi sulla Ricerca e Documentazione Scientifica
pp. 380

A Jigsaw Query Processing Technique for Web GIS (Abstract)

Sung-Hee Kim , Inha University
Jong-Hoon Kim , KGI Co., Ltd.
Chi-Young Yoo , Inha University
Young-Geol Lee , KGI Co., Ltd.
Jae-Dong Lee , Dankook University
Hae-Young Bae , Inha University
Jae-Hong Kim , Youngdong University
pp. 385

Towards an Effective and Integrated Design for Information Systems (Abstract)

M.K. Abdi , Universit? d'Es-S?nia d'Oran
B. Kouninef , King Faisal University
M.K. Rahmouni , Universit? d'Es-S?nia d'Oran
pp. 391
Session 8B: Channel Coding

Probability of Miscorrection for Reed-Solomon Codes (Abstract)

Isaac Sofair , Naval Surface Warfare Center
pp. 398

Energy Allocation Strategies for Turbo Codes with Short Frames (Abstract)

M.A. Temple , Air Force Institute of Technology
T.G. Bailey , Air Force Institute of Technology
R.A. Raines , Air Force Institute of Technology
M.M. Salah , Air Force Institute of Technology
pp. 408

A General Interleaver for Equal and Unequal Error Protections of Turbo Codes with Short Frames (Abstract)

M.M. Salah , Air Force Institute of Technology
M.A. Temple , Air Force Institute of Technology
R.A. Raines , Air Force Institute of Technology
T.G. Bailey , Air Force Institute of Technology
pp. 412

Noise Detection and Cleaning by Hypergraph Model (Abstract)

Alain Bretto , Universit? Jean Monnet LIGIV
Hocine Cherifi , Universite de Bourgogne
pp. 416
Session 9A: Potpourri

TASOM: The Time Adaptive Self-Organizing Map (Abstract)

R. Safabakhsh , Amirkabir University of Technology
H. Shah-Hosseini , Amirkabir University of Technology
pp. 422

Parallel Real-Time Numerical Computation: Beyond Speedup III (Abstract)

Selim G. Akl , Queen's University
Stefan D. Bruda , Queen's University
pp. 428

A Unified Derivation of Operational Matrices for Integration in Systems Analysis (Abstract)

Chin-hsing Chen , National Cheng Kung University
Chih-fan Chen , Boston University
Jiunn-lin Wu , National Cheng Kung University
pp. 436

Implementation of Informed Prefetching and Caching in Linux (Abstract)

Saurabh Desai , California State University at Fullerton
Dorota M. Huizinga , California State University at Fullerton
pp. 443

Conceptual Level Graph Theoretic Design and Development of Complex Information System (Abstract)

S. Choudhury , University of Calcutta
S. Pramanik , Michigan State University
S. Bhattacharya , Naval Post-Graduate School
N. Chaki , University of Calcutta
pp. 449

A Simulation for Real Time Data Compression (Abstract)

Toan L.P. Pham , Hanoi University of Technology
pp. 455
Session 9B: Multimedia

Empirically Derived Design Issues in Auditory Information Processing for Mobile Telephony (Abstract)

D.I. Rigas , University of Hull
M.A. Rodrigues , University of Hull
D. Memery , University of Hull
D. Hopwood , University of Hull
pp. 462

Intelligent Heterogeneous Multimedia and Intelligent Active Visual DB and KB (Abstract)

Cyrus F. Nourani , METAAI and University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 470

Modeling Rate-Based Dynamic Cache Sharing for Distributed VOD Systems (Abstract)

B. Sonah , University of Mauritius
M.R. Ito , University of British Columbia
pp. 489

The Effects of Image Enhancement in OCR Systems: A Prototype (Abstract)

Mark S. Smith , Acxiom Corporation
Danny Owen , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Tim Flanigan , Acxiom Corporation
John R. Talburt , Acxiom Corporation
Ray R. Hashemi , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
pp. 495
Session 10A: Potpourri

Source-Channel Coding of Video Signals for Transmissions in Heterogeneous Network with Collisions (Abstract)

A. Santana T. Gustavo , Instituto Polit?cnico Nacional Direcci?n de Educaci?n Continua y a Distancia
S. Adriana Viveros , Instituto Tecnol?gico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Estado de M?xico
pp. 502
Session 10B: Potpourri

Optimizing Processing of Query Subscription in an WDM Network Environment (Abstract)

Weifa Liang , Australian National University
Maria E. Orlowska , University of Queensland
pp. 510

Multi-Lingual Cascading Text Compressors for WWW (Abstract)

Chi-Hung Chi , National University of Singapore
pp. 516

Visualization of Large Complex Datasets Using Virtual Reality (Abstract)

K. Shujaee , Clark Atlanta University
K. Cannon , Clark Atlanta University
S. Sarathy , Clark Atlanta University
pp. 522

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