2001 Workshop on 

Multimedia Signal Processing

October 3-5, 2001 



 Tuesday, October 2, 2001

19:30              Welcome Reception
19:00 - 20:00    Registration
 Wednesday, October 3, 2001

8:45 - 9:00    Opening Remarks


9:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk by B. Furht, Univ. of Florida
                 « Real-Time Video on the Internet - Current Status and Future Trends »


10:00 - 11:00    Poster Session I

                          Room A :  Audio and Visual Signal Analysis and Recognition

            1. "A New Color Transformation For Lips Segmentation"
                            N. Eveno, A. Caplier, P.-Y. Coulon
           2. "HMM-Based Audio-Visual Speech Recognition Integrating Geometric- and Appearance-Based Visual Features"
           3. "Detection of Faces under Shadows and Lighting Variations"
                            G. Iyengar, C. Neti
           4. "Model Based Voice Decomposition Method with Time Constraint"
                            T.Muto, M.Sugiyama
           5. "Using Likelihood L-Statistic to Measure  Confidence in Audio-Visual Speech Recognition"
                            A. Ghosh, A. Verma, A. Sarkar
           6. "Video Retrieval and Relevance Feedback in the Context of a Post-Integration Model"
                                R. Wang, M. Naphade, T. S. Huang
           7. "New State Clustering of Hidden Markov Network with Korean Phonological rules for Speech Recognition"
                            S.-J. Oh, H.-Y. Chung, C.-J. Hwang, B.-K. Kim, A. Ito
           8. "Sports Video  Analysis and Structuring"
                            H. Lu, Y.-P. Tan

                          Room B : Compressed Video Enhancement

            1. "Low Bit Rate Video Sequence Coding Artifact Removal"
                            S. Yang, S. Kittitornkun, Y.-H. Hu, T.Q. Nguyen, D.L. Tull
           2. "Video Error Correction Using Data Hiding Techniques"
                            D. L. Robie, R. M. Mersereau
           3. "A Data Hiding Approach for Correcting Errors in H.263 Video Transmitted over a Noisy Channel"
                            F. Bartolini, A. Manetti, A. Piva, M. Barni
           4. "Selective Facial Feature Enhancement in Head-and-Shoulder Image Sequences"
                            S. Sengupta, J. M.Hannah, P. M. Grant

11:00 - 11:15    Coffee break


11:15 - 12:35    Oral Session I on Multimedia Retrieval and Information Extraction

            1."Robust Detection of Visual ROI for Automatic Speechreading"
                            G. Iyengar, G. Potamianos, C. Neti, T. Faruquie, A. Verma
           2. "Scene Structural Matrix of Image Indexing and Retrieval"
                            G. Qiu, S. Sudirman
           3. "Extraction of TV Highlights using Multimedia Features"
                                S. Dagtas, M. Abdel-Mottaleb
           4. "Musical Instrument Timbres Classification With Spectral Features"
                            G. Agostini, M. Longari, E. Pollastri

12:35 - 14:05    Lunch Break


14:05 - 15:05    Poster Session II

                        Room A : Image/Video Coding and Transmission

            1. "Drift-free Multiple Description Coding of Video"
                            N. V. Boulgouris, K. E. Zachariadis, A. N. Leontaris, M. G. Strintzis
           2. "Adaptive Picture Slicing for Distortion-Based Classification of Video Packets"
                            E. Masala, D. Quaglia, J.C. De Martin
           3. "Design of Asymmetric Tree-Structured Multiple Description Source Codes"
                            J. Cardinal
           4. "Image Transmission over Error-Prone Channels: Sigma Filtering and Multiple Description Objectives"
                            A. E. Lawabni, A. H. Tewfik
           5. "Spatio-Temporal Compression of the Motion Field in Video Coding"
                            L. Grigoriu
           6. "Bit Number Prediction for VLC Coded DCT Coefficients and its Application in DV Encoding/Transcoding"
                            W. Lin, D. Bushmitch, Y. Wang, J. Safar
           7. "Wireless Video Performance through BLAST TestbedS"
                            H. Zheng, D. Samardzija
           8. "An MPEG-21 Framework for Streaming Media"
                            E. Fossbakk, P. Manzanares, J. L. Yago, A. Perkis

                        Room B : Image and Video Processing

            1. "Gray-scale Resolution Enhancement"
                            B. K. Gunturk, Y. Altunbasak, R. Mersereau
           2. "Binary Mth Band Filters for Image Size Conversion"
                            S. Yang, T. Q. Nguyen
           3. "On the Application of Parametric Snake Models to the Localization of Object Boundaries in Color Images"
                            A. Dumitras and A. N. Venetsanopoulos
           4. "Spatiotemporal Adaptive 3-D Volterra Equalizer for Video Restoration"
                            M. El Hassouni, E.Ibn Elhaj, D. Aboutajdine


15:05 - 16:05    Oral Session II on Multimedia Compression

            1. "Compression of 3D Triangle Mesh Sequences"
                            J.-H. Yang, C.-S. Kim, S.-U. Lee
            2. "Perceptual Component Selection in Sinusoidal Coding of Audio"
                            T. Painter, A. Spanias
            3. "MPEG2 Decoding Complexity Regulation for a Media Processor"
                            T. Lan, Y. Chen, Z. Zhong

16:05 - 16:20     Coffee break


16:20 - 18:40    Special Session on Watermarking for Industrial Applications
                        Chairs: F. Petitcolas (Microsoft Research) and T. Furon (Thomson Multimedia)

            1. "Considerations on Watermarking Security"
                            T. Kalker
            2. "Tracing Data Diffusion in Industrial Research with Robust Watermarking"
                            C. Busch, S. D. Wolthusen
           3. "Lessons learned from SDMI"
                            S. Craver, J. Stern
            4. "Spread-Spectrum Audio Watermarking: Requirements, Applications, and Limitations"
                            D. Kirovski, H. Malvar
            5. "Electronic Watermarking: the first 50 years"
                            I. J. Cox, M. L. Miller
           6. "Cartographic Image Watermarking using Text-Based Normalization"
                            M. Barni, F. Bartolini, A. Piva, F. Salucco
           7. "Practical Challenges for Digital Watermarking Applications"
                            R. K. Sharma, S. Decker
 Thursday, October 4, 2001


8:45 - 9:45  Invited Talk by T. Chen, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
                 « What Is MMSP? --- Some Partial Answers »


9:45 - 10:45 Poster session III

                        Room A : Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval

            1. "Extraction of Key Frames from Videos by Optimal Color Composition Matching and Polygon Simplification"
                                L. J. Latecki, D. de Wildt, J. Hu
           2. "A New Global Motion Estimation Algorithm and its Application to Retrieval in Sports Events"
                                A. Kokaram, P. Delacourt
           3. "A Neural Network Approach for Learning Image Similarity in Adaptive CBIR"
                                P. Muneesawang, L Guan
           4. "Relevance Feedback in Image Retrieval System by Region Growing in the Feature Space"
                                J. W. Kwak , J. J. Lee, N. I. Cho
           5. "Constraint Adaptive Segmentation for Color Image Coding and Content-Based Retrieval"
                                G. Qiu
           6. "Augmented Edit Distance Based Temporal Contiguity Analysis for Improved Videotext Recognition"
                            H. Aradhye, C. Dorai
           7. "Measuring Error on 3D Meshes Using Pixel Division"
                            K. Inagaki, M. Okuda, M. Ikehara, S.-I. Takahashi
           8. "Multi-View Free-Form 3-D Object Retrieveal with Incomplete Data"
                            F. Mokhtarian, S. Abbasi
           9. "Tools for 3D-Object Retrieval:  Karhunen-Loeve Transform and Spherical Harmonics"
                            D. Vranic, D. Saupe, J. Richter

                        Room B :  Audio Coding

            1."The Effect of Speech and Audio Compression on Speech Recognition Performance"
                            L. Besacier, C. Bergamini, D. Vaufreydaz, E. Castelli
           2. "Error Resilient Scalable Audio Coding (ERSAC) for Mobile Applications"
                            J. Zhou, Q. Zhang, Z, Xiong, W. Zhu
           3. "On the Interplay between Audio Compression and Spatialization: Bit-rate Reduction without Quality Damage"
                            O. Derrien, P. Duhamel, M. Charbit
           4. "New Window-Switching Criterion of Audio Compression"
                            Z. Hou, W. Dou, Z. Dong

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 - 12:20 Oral Session III on Image/Video Watermarking

            1."Embedding Color Watermarks in Color Images"
                            C.-H. Chou, T.-L. Wu
           2. "Joint Indexing and Watermarking of Video Using Color Information"
                            A. Bhardwaj, T. P. Pandey, S. Gupta
           3. "Watermarking in the JPEG 2000 Domain"
                            R. Grosbois, T. Ebrahimi
           4. "Circular Interpretation of Histogram for Reversible Watermarking"
                            C. De. Vleeschouwer, J.F. Delaigle, B. Macq

12:20 - 13:50 Lunch Break


13:50 - 14:50 Poster Session IV

                        Room A : Multimedia Interfaces, Archictectures & Implementations

            1."Perceptual Considerations in a QoS Framework: a Fuzzy Logic Formulation"
                            G. Ghinea, G. Magoulas, C. Siamitros
           2. "An Acoustic Human-Machine Interface with Multi-Channel Sound Reproduction"
                            H. Buchner, W. Kellermann
           3. "Enhancement of VCML Player"
                            T. Suzuki, K. Watanabe, M. Sugiyama
           4. "On The Parallel MAP Algorithm"
                            R. Akella, J. K. Wolf
           5. "Efficient Frequency-Domain Realization of Robust Generalized Sidelobe Cancellers"
                            W. Herbordt, W. Kellermann
           6. "Web-based Visualization of Processes: Applications"
                            D. Malandrino, G. Meo, G. Palmieri, V. Scarano
           7. "PanoVi: Panoramic Movie System for Real-Time Network Transmission"
                            T. Yamamoto, M. Doi
           8. "A Novel Algorithm for Real-Time Full Screen Capture System"
                            T.-Y. Liu, Y.-C. Huang, W.-C. Chen

                        Room B : Wavelets in Multimedia

            1."3D Scan-Based Wavelet Transform for Video Coding"
                                C. Parisot, M. Antonini, M. Barlaud
           2. "Packetized Wavelet Video Coding and Error Control for Receiver-driven Layered Multicast: An Integrated Approach"
                                T. Chu, J. Hua, Z. Xiong
           3. "Rate Scalable Video Compression Based on Flexible Wavelet Coding Technique"
                                H. Chao and M. Wei
           4. "MotionWave - A Tool for Wavelet-Based Video Transformation and Visualization"
                            T. Haenselmann


14:50 - 16:30 Special Session on Mobile Multimedia Communications
                        Chairs: H. Zheng, A. Ortega

            1. "Combined Joint Source-Channel Coding and Channel Estimation for Image Transmission over Wireless Channels"
                            X. Wang, J. Song, K. J. Ray Liu
            2. "A Format Compliant Configurable Encryption Framework for Access Control of Multimedia"
                            J. Wen, M. Severa, W. Zeng, W. Jin Luttrell
            3. "Error Resilient Video Coding using Multiple Description Motion Compensation"
                            Y. Wang, S. Lin
           4. "End-to-end Power-Optimized Video Communication over Wireless Channels"
                            Z. Ji, Q. Zhang, W. Zhu, Y.-Q. Zhang
            5. "Motion Compensation Fine-Granular Scalibility (MC-FGS) for Wireless Multimedia"
                            M. van der Schaar, H. Radha

16:30 - 16:45 Coffee Break


16:45 - 18:05    Oral Session IV on Video Indexing and Browsing

            1. "Comparison of Multi_Episode Video Summarisation Algorithms"
                           I. Yahiaoui, B. Merialdo, B. Huet
           2. "Local Motion Descriptors"
                                B. Erol, F. Kossentini
           3. "Efficient Scene Segmentation  for Content Based Indexing in the Compression Domain"
                            S. Lee, M. H. Hayes
           4. "A Multiscale Video Tree-Structure for Fast Browsing and Effective Transmission of Video Files"
                            K. S. Ntalianis,  N. D. Doulamis, A. D. Doulamis, I. Z. Koukoutsidis, S. D. Kollias

Friday, October 5, 2001


8:45 - 9:45    Invited Talk by M. Vetterli, EPFL and UCB.
                « Wavelets, Approximation and Compression »


9:45 - 10:45   Poster Session V

                        Room A : Information Hiding

            1. "Watermarking for Musical Pieces Indexing used in Automatic Cue Sheet Generation Systems"
                            G. Garcia, R. Lancini, M. Ludovico, F. Mapelli, S. Tubaro
            2. "A High Capacity Technique for Watermarking Music Sheets while Printing"
                            M. Monsignori, P. Nesi, M. B. Spinu
            3. "Image Authentification by Exact Histogram Specification"
                            D. Coltuc, J.-M. Chassery, Ph. Bolon
            4. "A New Watermarking Scheme Resistant to Denoising and Copy Attacks"
                            C.-S. Lu, H.-Y. M. Liao, M. Kutter
           5. "A Print and Scan Optimized Watermarking Scheme"
                            F. Lefèbvre, D. Guéluy, D. Delannay, B. Macq
            6. "Steganalysis Based on Image Quality Metrics"
                            I. Avcibas, N. Memon, B. Sankur
            7. "Efficient Decoding of Watermarking Schemes in the Presence of False Alarms"
                            M. F. Mansour, A. H. Tewfik
            8. "A Robust Multimedia Watermarking Technique Using Zernike Transform"
                            M. Farzam, S. Shirani
           9. "Embedding Watermark in MPEG Video Sequence"
                            J. Zhang, H. Maitre, J. Li, L. Zhang

                        Room B : Streaming

            1. "MPEG4 Broadcast: a Client/Server Framework for Multi-Service Streaming using Push Channels"
                            A. M. Mohamed, H. M. Alnuweiri
            2. "Modeling the Influence of Streaming Instructions on Video Encoding Time using Petri Nets"
                            E. Debes, F. Chopard
            3. "Multi-stream Voice Transmission over IP using Packet Path Diversity"
                            Y. J. Liang, E. Steinbach, B. Girod
            4. "Novel Multiresolution-Multicast Framework for Internet Video"
                            J. Vass, X. Zhuang

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 - 12:40 Oral Session V on Coding and Streaming Multimedia

            1."High-Performance 3-D Embedded Wavelet Video (EWV) Coding"
                            J. Hua, Z. Xiong, X. Wu
           2. "Lossless Audio Coding Based on High  Order Context Modelling"
                            T. Qiu
           3. "Rate-Distortion Optimization in a Robust Video Transmission Based on Unbalanced Multiple Description Coding"
                            D. Comas, R. Singh, A. Ortega
           4. "Rate-Distortion Optimized Sender-Driven Streaming over Best-Effort Networks"
                            P. A. Chou, Z. Miao
           5. "Fast Algorithm for Optimal Error Protection of Embedded Wavelet Codes"
                            V. Stankovic, R. Hamzaoui, D. Saupe

12:40 - 14:10 Lunch Break


14:10 - 16:10 Special Session on Joint Audio-Visual Processing
                        Chairs : M. Barni, F. Bartolini

            1. "Joint Watermarking of Audio-Visual Data"
                            J. Dittmann, M. Steinebach
            2. "Low Level Processing of Audio and Video Information for Extracting the Semantics of Content"
                            N. Adami, A. Bugatti, R. Leonardi, P. Migliorati
            3. "Consideration of Lombard Effect for Speechreading"
                            F. J. Huang, T. Chen
            4. "Large-Vocabulary Audio-Visual Speech Recognition: a Summary of the John Hopkins Summer 2000 Workshop"
                            C. Neti, G. Potaminos, J. Luettin, I. Matthews, H. Glotin, D. Vergyri
            5. "Feature Analysis for Automatic Speechreading"
                            P. Scanlon, R. Reilly
            6. "Speech Signals Separation: a New Approach Exploiting the Coherence of Audio and Visual Speech"
                            L. Girin, A. Allard, J.-L. Schwartz

16:10 - 16:25 Closing Comments

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