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Multi-Media Modeling Conference, International (2004)
Brisbane, Australia
Jan. 5, 2004 to Jan. 7, 2004
ISBN: 0-7695-2084-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix

Sponsors (PDF)

pp. xiii
Keynote Papers

Non-Uniform Sampling for Image-Based Rendering: Convergence of Image, Vision, and Graphics (Abstract)

Cha Zhang , Carnegie Mellon University
Tsuhan Chen , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 2
Session 1: Multimedia Databases

A Multimodal Database Framework for Multimedia Meeting Annotations (Abstract)

Stefano Spaccapietra , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Hassina Bounif , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Oleksandr Drutskyy , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Fabrice Jouanot , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 17

A Multimedia Document Database Model Based on Multi-Layered Description Supporting Complex Multimedia Structural and Semantic Contents (Abstract)

Zhang Yang , Northwestern Polytechnical University
Li Zhanhuai , Northwestern Polytechnical University
Yan Jianfeng , Northwestern Polytechnical University
pp. 33
Session 2: Audio Processing, Coding and Encryption

Audio Segmentation and Classification based on a Selective Analysis Scheme (Abstract)

Shahrokh Ghaemmaghami , Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 42

Applying Timed-Arc Petri Nets to improve the performance of the MPEG-2 Encoding Algorithm (Abstract)

Fernando L. Pelayo , University of Castilla-La Mancha
Maria L. Pelayo , University of Castilla-La Mancha
Hermenegilda Macia , University of Castilla-La Mancha
Valent? Valero , University of Castilla-La Mancha
Fernando Cuartero , University of Castilla-La Mancha
pp. 49

Motion Vector Encryption in Multimedia Streaming (Abstract)

Zheng Liu , The University of Queensland, Australia
Xue Li , The University of Queensland, Australia
pp. 64

A High Robust Watermarking Technique Using Sub-Band Filtering (Abstract)

Shih-Chang Hsia , University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
I-Chang Jou , University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
pp. 72

A Music Data Model and its Application (Abstract)

Jianzhong Li , Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang, China
Chaokun Wang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang, China
Shengfei Shi , Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang, China
pp. 79
Session 3: Network Games and Animation

Applying Speech Interface to Mahjong Game (Abstract)

Jie Zhang , National University of Singapore
Shuanhu Bai , Institute for Infocomm Research (A*STAR I<sup>2</sup>R), Singapore
Ji Zhao , National University of Singapore
Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singapore
pp. 86

Detection of Critical Points for Shape Metamorphosis Animation (Abstract)

Tosiyasu L. Kunii , Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Alexander Pasko , Hosei University; Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Tomoyuki Nieda , Hosei University
pp. 93
Session 4: Video Applications

Lip-Sync in Human Face Animation Based on Video Analysis and Spline Models (Abstract)

Sy-sen Tang , City University of Hong Kong
Hong Yan , City University of Hong Kong; University of Sydney
Alan Wee-Chung Liew , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 102

Discovering Semantics from Visualizations of Film Takes (Abstract)

Ba Tu Truong , Curtin University of Technology
Chitra Dorai , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 109

Multi-Level Video Representation with Application to Keyframe Extraction (Abstract)

Ping Xue , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Xiao-Dong Yu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lei Wang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Qi Tian , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
pp. 117

Segmentation of Intentional Human Gestures for Sports Video Annotation (Abstract)

Hung H. Bui , Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Geoff A. W. West , Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Graeme S. Chambers , Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
pp. 124

Pose determination and viewpoint determination of human head in video conferencing based on head movement (Abstract)

Ben Yip , The University of Sydney, Australia
Jesse S. Jin , The University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 130
Session 5: Frameworks and QoS

A Bayesian framework for automated dataset retrieval in Geographic Information Systems (Abstract)

Arron Walker , Queensland University of Technology
Binh Pham , Queensland University of Technology
Anthony Maeder , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 138

Two Hybrid Multicast Algorithms for Optimizing Resources in a Distributed VoD System (Abstract)

Emilio Zapata , University of M?laga, Spain
Angeles Navarro , University of M?laga, Spain
Juan L?pez , University of M?laga, Spain
Sonia Gonz?lez , University of M?laga, Spain
pp. 145

UML-SDL modelling of the FPTP QoS oriented transport protocol (Abstract)

Ernesto Exposito , ENSICA; LAAS/CNRS
Michel Diaz , LAAS/CNRS
Patrick S?nac , ENSICA; LAAS/CNRS
pp. 153

Architectural Description of QoS Provisioning for Multimedia Application Support (Abstract)

Rog?rio F. Rodrigues , Laborat?rio TeleM?dia, PUC-Rio
Luiz Fernando G. Soares , Laborat?rio TeleM?dia, PUC-Rio
Carlos S. Soares Neto , Laborat?rio TeleM?dia, PUC-Rio
pp. 161

A Framework of Semantic-based Agents to Support Designing in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Kirsty Beilharz , University of Sydney, Australia
Rabee M. Reffat , University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 167
Session 6: Geometric Modeling

A 3D Geometric Deformable Model for Tubular Structure Segmentation (Abstract)

Shuk H. Cheng , City University of Hong Kong
Jun Feng , City University of Hong Kong
Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 174

The Extraction of Text/Graphs from Degraded Documents (Abstract)

Shwu-Huey Yen , Tamkang University
Yi-Jin Chen , Tamkang University
Chia-Jen Wang , Tamkang University
Hui-Jen Lin , Tamkang University
pp. 181

Decomposing Polygon Meshes by Means of Critical Points (Abstract)

Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singapore
Yinan Zhou , National University of Singapore
pp. 187

Large Block Inpainting by Color Continuation Analysis (Abstract)

Timothy K. Shih , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Louis H. Lin , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Rong-Chi Chang , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Liang-Chen Lu , Tamkang University, Taiwan
pp. 196

LOD Modelling of Polygonal Models Based on Multiple Choice Optimization (Abstract)

Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University
Muhammad Hussain , Kyushu University; Intelligent Cooperation and Control, PRESTO, JST
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University; Intelligent Cooperation and Control, PRESTO, JST
pp. 203

Advanced Metamorphosis Based on Bounded Space-time Blending (Abstract)

G. Pasko , IT Institute, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
T. Kunii , IT Institute, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
M. Ikeda , IT Institute, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
A. Pasko , IT Institute, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan; Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 211
Session 7: Image Applications

Segmentation on Color Images Based on Watershed Algorithm (Abstract)

Chia-Jen Wang , Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
Shwu-Huey Yen , Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
An-Chi Tai , Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 227

A Tonal Features Exploration Algorithm with Independent Component Analysis (Abstract)

Din-Yuen Chan , National Chiayi University, Taiwan
Hsin-Lung Hsieh , I-Shou University
pp. 241

A Learning-based Approach for Annotating Large On-Line Image Collection (Abstract)

Tat-Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
HuaMin Feng , National University of Singapore
pp. 249
Session 8: Image Retrieval

Modelling Traditional Chinese Paintings for Content-Based Image Classification and Retrieval (Abstract)

Yuefeng Li , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Binh Pham , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Danqing Zhang , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
pp. 258

Multi-camera and Multi-projector based Seamless Live Image Display System (Abstract)

Kei Utsugi , Hitachi, Ltd.
Haruo Takeda , Hitachi, Ltd.
Toshio Moriya , Hitachi, Ltd.
Fumiko Beniyama , Hitachi, Ltd.
Kenji Ando , Hitachi, Ltd.
Tsuyoshi Minakawa , Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 265

Effects of Different Gabor Filter Parameters on Image Retrieval by Texture (Abstract)

Guojun Lu , Monash University
Lianping Chen , Monash University
Dengsheng Zhang , Monash University
pp. 273

Efficient and Effective Content-Based Image Retrieval using Space Transformation (Abstract)

Praveen Dhatric , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Biren Shah , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Vijay Raghavan , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
pp. 279

Automatic Texture Segmentation for Texture-based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Ying Liu , The University of Queensland, Australia
Xiaofang Zhou , The University of Queensland, Australia
pp. 285
Session 9: Modeling / Editing / Virtual Environment

Conceptual Modeling of Data Intensive and Information Intensive Web Applications (Abstract)

Mario Bochicchio , University of Lecce - Italy
Antonella Longo , University of Lecce - Italy
pp. 292

Collaborative Hypertext Editing in Mobile Environment (Abstract)

Raymond K. Wong , University of New South Wales
pp. 300

An Agent-Architecture for Implementing a Virtual Inhabitant (Abstract)

Jong-Hee Park , Kyungpook Nat'l University, South Korea
Byung-Joo Kim , Kyungpook Nat'l University, South Korea
Se-Jin Ji , Kyungpook Nat'l University, South Korea
pp. 316
Session 10: Video Retrieval and Browsing

A Hierarchical Signature Scheme for Robust Video Authentication using Secret Sharing (Abstract)

Mohan S. Kankanhalli , National University of Singapore
Wei-Qi Yan , National University of Singapore
Pradeep K. Atrey , National University of Singapore
Ee-Chien Chang , National University of Singapore
pp. 330

Real-Time Face Detection in Color Video (Abstract)

Shang-Hong Lai , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Szu-Hao Huang , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 338

FilmEd - Collaborative Video Indexing, Annotation and Discussion Tools Over Broadband Networks (Abstract)

Ronald Schroeter , DSTC, The University of Queensland
Douglas Kosovic , DSTC, The University of Queensland
Jane Hunter , DSTC, The University of Queensland
pp. 346

Implicit Concept-based Image Indexing and Retrieval (Abstract)

I. A. Azzam , Victoria University of Technology, Australia
J. F. Horwood , Victoria University of Technology, Australia
C. H. C. Leung , Victoria University of Technology, Australia
pp. 354
Demo/Poster Sessions

An Intelligent Image Retrieval System using XML (PDF)

Yunmook Nah , Dankook University
Sungyong Hong , Dankook University
pp. 363

Cuypers Meets Users: Implementing a User Model Architecture for Multimedia Presentation Generation (PDF)

Lynda Hardman , Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam
Suzanne Little , University of Queensland and Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC)
pp. 364

An Implementation of a Game Engine for Air Combat Simulation (PDF)

Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singapore
Jiong Gao , National University of Singapore
pp. 365

Image Arrangement Paradigm for Eye Contact Videoconference (PDF)

Terumasa Aoki , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Thitiporn Lertrusdachakul , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Yasuda , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Akinori Taguchi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 366

Recognition of Human Actions Using Moment Based Features and Artificial Neural Networks (PDF)

Neil McLachlan , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Sanjay Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Arun Sharma , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Dinesh K Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
pp. 368

Visual Hand Gestures Classification Using Temporal Motion Templates and Wavelet Transforms (PDF)

Dinesh Kant Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Sanjay Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Neil McLachlan , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Arun Sharma , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
pp. 369

Visual Hand Gestures Classification Using Temporal Motion Templates (PDF)

Neil McLachlan , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Dinesh Kant Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Sanjay Kumar , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Arun Sharma , RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
pp. 372

Modeling of Moving Objects and Querying Videos by Trajectories (PDF)

Yan Jianfeng , Northwestern Polytechnical University
Li Zhanhuai , Northwestern Polytechnical University
pp. 373

A Semi-Fragile Watermark Scheme For Image Authentication (Abstract)

Daoxian Wang , Dept. of Electronics Peking University
Xiaohui Duan , Dept. of Electronics Peking University
Xiang Zhou , Dept. of Electronics Peking University
pp. 374

Ann-e-mod - A Three-Dimensional Storyboarding Software (PDF)

Ann Stevens , Gold Coast Institute of TAFE
Basil Harvey , Moreton Institute of TAFE
pp. 378

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 379
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