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Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (1997)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
June 3, 1997 to June 6, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-7819-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Renegotiated CBR transmission in interactive video-on-demand system (Abstract)

N. Kamiyama , Commun. Sci. Inst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 12-19

A novel video layout strategy for near-video-on-demand servers (Abstract)

S. Chen , Hewlett-Packard Labs., CA, USA
pp. 37-45

On the efficient retrieval of VBR video in a multimedia server (Abstract)

Sambit Shau , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., MA, USA
pp. 46-53

MusiKalscope: a graphical musical instrument (Abstract)

S. Fels , ATR Media Integration & Commun. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 55-62

Musical design patterns: an example of a human-centered model of interactive multimedia (Abstract)

J. Borchers , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Telecooperation Res. Group, Linz, Austria
pp. 63-70

Toward the realization of interactive movies - inter communication theater: concept and system (Abstract)

R. Nakatsu , ATR Media Integration & Commun. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 71-77

An optimal dynamic multicast routing algorithm for multimedia applications (Abstract)

M. Kang , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Kangnung Nat. Univ., Kangnung, North Korea
pp. 79-84

An adaptive threshold finding algorithm for introducing IP traffic into ATM (Abstract)

T. Atmaca , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
pp. 95-100

Weighted striping in multimedia servers (Abstract)

Y. Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., MN, USA
pp. 102-109

Chaining: a generalized batching technique for video-on-demand systems (Abstract)

S. Sheu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 110-117

Evaluation of caching strategies for an Internet server (Abstract)

A.L. Narahimha Reddy , Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 118-125

A real-time video-image mapping using polygon rendering techniques (Abstract)

T. Ikedo , Comput. Archit. Lab., The Univ. of Aizu, Japan
pp. 127-134

Progressive compression of 3D graphic models (Abstract)

J. Li , Department of Electrical Engineering-System, University of Souther California, CA, USA
J. Li , Department of Electrical Engineering-System, University of Souther California, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Department of Electrical Engineering-System, University of Souther California, CA, USA
pp. 135-142

A quadtree-based image encoding scheme for real-time communication (Abstract)

S. Senbel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 143-150

Adaptive continuous media applications in mobile computing environments (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 152-160

Access network target architecture (Abstract)

M. Jankovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Community of Yugoslav PTT, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
pp. 161-168

A framework for supporting quality-based presentation of continuous multimedia streams (Abstract)

T.V. Johnson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 169-176

Scheduling for interactive operations in parallel video servers (Abstract)

Min-You Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 178-185

QuIVeR: a class of interactive video retrieval protocols (Abstract)

S. Sengodan , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 186-193

The effect of disk scheduling schemes on a video server for supporting quality MPEG video accesses (Abstract)

Horng-Juing Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Distributed Multimedia Res. Center, MN, USA
pp. 194-201

Adaptive transform domain video scene analysis (Abstract)

D.A. Adjerok , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 203-210

Transform-based indexing of audio data for multimedia databases (Abstract)

S.R. Subramanya , Dept EE&CS, Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 211-218

Enhanced video handling based on audio analysis (Abstract)

K. Minami , NTT Human Interface Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 219-226

Toward a generic spatial/temporal computation model for multimedia presentations (Abstract)

T.K. Shih , Multimedia Inf. NETwork Lab., Tamkang Univ., Tamsui, Taiwan
pp. 228-235

A new multimedia synchronization specification method for temporal and spatial events (Abstract)

Jongho Nang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 236-243

Events in interactive multimedia applications: modeling and implementation design (Abstract)

M. Vazirgiannis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 244-251

A bandwidth management technique for hierarchical storage in large-scale multimedia servers (Abstract)

J.Z. Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 261-268

Implementation and evaluation of a multimedia file system (Abstract)

T.N. Niranjan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 269-276

Editing techniques for MPEG multiplexed streams (Abstract)

K. Talreja , Tata Consultancy Services, Bombay, India
pp. 278-285

Closed-loop MPEG video rendering (Abstract)

Bo Shen , Vision & Neural Networks Lab., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 286-293

Scalability of audio quality for networked multimedia environments (Abstract)

R. Bertram , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Inf. Technol., Darmstadt Univ. of Technol., Germany
pp. 294-301

Cooperative QoS management for multimedia applications (Abstract)

S. Fischer , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 303-310

Time-Estelle: an extended Estelle capable of expressing multimedia QoS parameters (Abstract)

T. Tsang , Sch. of Comput. Sci. & Comput. Eng., La Trobe Univ., Bundoora, Vic., Australia
pp. 311-318

QoS negotiation and resource reservation for distributed multimedia applications (Abstract)

K. Rothermel , Inst. of Parallel & Distrib. High-Performance Syst., Stuttgart Univ., Germany
pp. 319-326

Optimization of adaptive data-flows for competing multimedia presentational database sessions (Abstract)

H. Thimm , GMD-Integrated Publication & Inf. Syst. Inst., Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 328-335

Modeling of moving objects in a video database (Abstract)

J.Z. Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 336-343

VideoText database systems (Abstract)

Haitao Jiang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 344-351

Fast signature-based color-spatial image retrieval (Abstract)

Tat Seng Chua , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 362-369

Shape indexing by structural properties (Abstract)

A.D. Bimbo , Dept. of Syst. & Inf., Florence Univ., Italy
pp. 370-377

A pre-scheduling mechanism for multimedia presentation synchronization (Abstract)

Taeil Jeong , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chung Ang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 379-386

Client based synchronization control of coded data streams (Abstract)

M. Daami , Multimedia Commun. Res. Lab., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 387-394

Synchronization of multimedia streams in distributed environments (Abstract)

E. Stoica , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 395-402

SMART UNIX SVR4 support for multimedia applications (Abstract)

J. Nieh , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 404-414

Virtual memory management for interactive continuous media applications (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Japan Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 415-423

A line string image representation for image storage and retrieval (Abstract)

Wen-Chen Hu , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
pp. 434-441

Color clustering techniques for color-content-based image retrieval from image databases (Abstract)

Jia Wang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 442-449

Designing a distributed multimedia synchronization scheduler (Abstract)

J.P. Jarmasz , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 451-457

Playback restart in interactive streaming video applications (Abstract)

J.K. Dey , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 458-465

Shared media space coordination: mixed mode synchrony in collaborative multimedia environments (Abstract)

W. Robbins , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 466-473

A proportional-share scheduler for multimedia applications (Abstract)

Manhee Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 484-491

A multimedia document filing system (Abstract)

Xien Fan , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 492-499

Video shot analysis using efficient multiple object tracking (Abstract)

V.V. Vinod , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 501-508

A visual search system for video and image databases (Abstract)

H.-H. Yu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 517-524

A system for customized news delivery from video archives (Abstract)

G. Ahanger , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Boston Univ., MA, USA
pp. 526-533

ATM RendezView: multipoint conferencing on ATM (Abstract)

K. Smith , Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 534-540

JETS: a Java-enabled telecollaboration system (Abstract)

S. Shirmohammadi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 541-547

Link management framework for hyper-media documents (Abstract)

D.-A. Manolescu , Nat. Center for Supercond. Applications, Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 549-556

Evaluation of multimedia components (Abstract)

F.V.C. Ficarra , Fac. de Ciencias, Zaragoza Univ., Spain
pp. 557-564

A scalable and distributed WWW proxy system (Abstract)

K.L.E. Law , Nortel Ltd., Ottawa, Ont., Canada
pp. 565-571

Virgilio: a non-immersive VR system to browse multimedia databases (Abstract)

A. Massari , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 573-580

Toward next generation virtual reality systems (Abstract)

J. Landauer , VISLab, Fraunhofer Inst. for Ind. Eng., Stuttgart, Germany
pp. 581-588

Interactive scheduling supports for real-time multimedia execution (Abstract)

Teik Guan Tan , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 598-599

Novel scene generation, merging and stitching views using the 2D affine space (Abstract)

K. Sengupta , ATR Media Integration & Commun. Res. Lab., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 602-603

Dynamic management of multimedia applications and multilevel QOS specification (Abstract)

A. Marefat , Lab. PRiSM, Versailles Univ., France
pp. 604-605

Instant authoring with application output recording: taxonomy and usage in DIANE (Abstract)

H. Benz , Inst. of Parallel & Distributed High-Performance Syst., Stuttgart Univ., Germany
pp. 606-607

Tracking deformable objects with the active contour model (Abstract)

Yun-Ting Lin , Panasonic Technol. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 608-609

Metrics for scene change detection in digital video sequences (Abstract)

R.M. Ford , Electr. Eng. Program, Pennsylvania State Univ., Erie, PA, USA
pp. 610-611

Experiments in simple one-dimensional lossy image compression schemes (Abstract)

J. Modayil , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 614-615

IMcast: an object-oriented tool for image multicasting (Abstract)

E.R. Kass , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 616-617

Proposal of an extended AAL5 for VBR MPEG-2 over ATM (Abstract)

A. Mehaoua , Inst. of Comput. Res., McGill Coll., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 618-619

An aggressive admission control scheme for multimedia servers (Abstract)

Xiaoye Jiang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 620-621

Speech recognition on MPEG/Audio encoded files (Abstract)

L. Yapp , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 624-625

Metadatabase and search agent for multimedia database access over Internet (Abstract)

W. Chang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 626-627

Implementation and performance issues in an object-oriented orchestration architecture (Abstract)

W. Robbins , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 628-629

An architecture for multimedia over ATM real-time environments (Abstract)

V. Groza , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 630-631

Modelling static and dynamic aspects of hypermedia systems (Abstract)

P. Diaz , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes, Spain
pp. 634-635

Browsing and placement of multiresolution images on secondary storage (Abstract)

S. Prabhakar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 636-637

MrBrAQue: a multimedia medical report management system (Abstract)

P. Merialdo , Dipartimento di Inf. e Autom., Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 638-639

Creating a virtual network laboratory (Abstract)

Yen-Jen Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 642-643

PCR-assist CBR for delivering pre-recorded MPEG-2 transport streams (Abstract)

D.H.C. Du , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 646-647

A CORBA-based real-time stream service for ATM networks (Abstract)

B.S. Sapkota , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 648-649

Multimedia presentation techniques for interactive plots (Abstract)

N.M. Sgouros , Inst. for Commun. & Comput. Syst., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 650-651

Multimedia information systems applications - A taxonomy and three case studies (Abstract)

S. Dustdar , Center for Inf., Univ. of Art, Linz, Austria
pp. 654-655

Dynamic QoS management for real-time communication in ATM networks (Abstract)

Ming-Kong Woo , Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Comput. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 656-657

Spatial match retrieval using signature files for iconic image databases (Abstract)

Jae-Woo Chang , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Chonbuk Nat. Univ., Chonju, South Korea
pp. 658-659

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