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Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (1994)
Boston, MA, USA
May 14, 1994 to May 19, 1994
ISBN: 0-8186-5530-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Synchronization architecture and protocols for a multimedia news service application (PDF)

Lamont , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
Georganas , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 3-8

Silence is golden?-the effects of silence deletion on the CPU load of an audio conference (PDF)

Claypool , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Riedl , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 9-18

Scheduling continuous media in a Video-On-Demand server (PDF)

Kenchammana-Hosekote , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
Srivastava , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 19-28

NVR: a system for networked virtual reality (PDF)

Berger , Bell Commun. Res., Red Bank, NJ, USA
Dinh , Bell Commun. Res., Red Bank, NJ, USA
Masiello , Bell Commun. Res., Red Bank, NJ, USA
Schell , Bell Commun. Res., Red Bank, NJ, USA
pp. 37-44

Automatic parsing of news video (PDF)

HongJiang Zhang , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 45-54

Adaptive control for packet video (PDF)

Chakrabarti , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
Wang , Comput. Sci. Div., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 56-62

An SNMP MIB for the ST-II Protocol (PDF)

Katker , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Paterok , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Vogt , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Wittig , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Delgrossi , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 63-75

A network architecture for distributed multimedia systems (PDF)

Adam , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Houh , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Ismert , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Tennenhouse , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 76-85

Panel I-computer-generated music and multimedia computing (PDF)

Dannenberg , Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 87-88

Processor capacity reserves: operating system support for multimedia applications (PDF)

Mercer , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Savage , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Tokuda , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 90-99

Improving continuous-media playback performance with in-kernel data paths (PDF)

Fall , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Pasquale , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 100-109

An object-oriented model for spatio-temporal synchronization of multimedia information (PDF)

Iino , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
Day , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
Ghafoor , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 110-119

An image database system with content capturing and fast image indexing abilities (PDF)

Yihong Gong , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 121-130

Knowledge-assisted content-based retrieval for multimedia databases (PDF)

Yoshitaka , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
Kishida , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
Hirakawa , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
Ichikawa , Fac. of Eng., Hiroshima Univ., Japan
pp. 131-139

Content-based access to algebraic video (PDF)

Weiss , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Duda , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Gifford , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 140-151

A development platform for multimedia applications in a distributed, ATM network environment (PDF)

Bates , Comput. Lab., Cambridge Univ., UK
Bacon , Comput. Lab., Cambridge Univ., UK
pp. 154-163

Towards an architecture for distributed multimedia applications support (PDF)

Besse , Lab. MASI, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Dairaine , Lab. MASI, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Fedaoui , Lab. MASI, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Tawbi , Lab. MASI, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Thai , Lab. MASI, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
pp. 164-172

A new mechanism for achieving inter-stream synchronization in multimedia communication systems (PDF)

Courtiat , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
Rust da Costa Carmo , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
Cruz de Oliveira , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
pp. 173-182

MADE: a multimedia application development environment (PDF)

Herman , Centre for Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reynolds , Centre for Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 184-193

Experiences from production of a cross-platform multimedia CD (PDF)

Hudson , Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC, USA
pp. 194-202

Towards automating the creation of hypermedia service manuals by compiling specifications (PDF)

Peiya Liu , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
Hampel , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
Hsu , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 203-212

Information caching for delivery of personalized video programs on home entertainment channels (PDF)

Papadimitriou , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Ramanathan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Rangan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 214-223

Low-latency interaction through choice-points, buffering, and cuts in Tactus (PDF)

Rubine , Inf. Technol. Center, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Dannenberg , Inf. Technol. Center, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Anderson , Inf. Technol. Center, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Neuendorffer , Inf. Technol. Center, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 224-233

An observation-based admission control algorithm for multimedia servers (PDF)

Vin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Goyal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Goyal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Goyal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 234-243

An adaptive document management system for shared multimedia data (PDF)

Wittenburg , Boston Univ., MA, USA
Little , Boston Univ., MA, USA
pp. 245-254

HyTime as the muItimedia document model of choice (PDF)

Erfle , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 445-454

A proposed bus arbitration scheme for multimedia workstations (PDF)

Khayat , Comput. & Commun. Res. Center, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 415-423

Integrating object-oriented scripting languages with HyTime (PDF)

Buford , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
Rutledge , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
Rutledge , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
pp. 425-434

A software-oriented approach to the design of media processing environments (PDF)

Tennenhouse , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Adam , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Carver , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Houh , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Ismert , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Lindblad , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Stasior , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Wetherall , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Bacher , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Chang , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 435-444

Multimedia medical conferencing: design and experience in the BERMED project (PDF)

Kleinholz , Projektinitiative Medizininf., German Heart Inst., Berlin, Germany
Ohly , Projektinitiative Medizininf., German Heart Inst., Berlin, Germany
pp. 255-264

The Medusa applications environment (PDF)

Wray , Olivetti Res. Ltd., Cambridge, UK
Glauert , Olivetti Res. Ltd., Cambridge, UK
Hopper , Olivetti Res. Ltd., Cambridge, UK
pp. 265-273

OS/2 LAN Server Ultimedia performance on the Token-Ring (PDF)

Baugher , IBM Personal Software Products
Humphrey , IBM Personal Software Products
pp. 275-284

A mini-cell architecture for networked multimedia workstations (PDF)

Lunn , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
Scott , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
Shepherd , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
Yeadon , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
pp. 285-294

The flexibility of multimedia mail: from abstract architecture towards implementation (PDF)

Baveco , PTT Res., Groningen, Netherlands
Kruithof , PTT Res., Groningen, Netherlands
Teunissen , PTT Res., Groningen, Netherlands
pp. 306-314

The MOS multimedia E-mail system (PDF)

Herng-Yow Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Ming Ouhyoung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yuong-Wei Lei , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Keh-Ning Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Ching-Lun Liang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Shwu-Fen Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yung-Huei Yan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Jiann-Rong Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Wen-Chin Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Nien-Bao Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yin-Lai Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Tzong-Yin Hwu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Wei-Ming Su , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Rung-Heui Liang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Kuo-Chang Fu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Yah Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
Tzong-Jer Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 315-324

Multimedia fax-MIME interworking (PDF)

Patel , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
Henderson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
Georganas , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 325-330

Multimedia data management for process control (PDF)

Benson , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
Hsu , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 332-341

A networked multimedia retrieval management system for distributed kiosk applications (PDF)

Holfelder , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Hehmann , IBM Eur. Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 342-351

Supporting temporal multimedia operations in object-oriented database systems (PDF)

Aberer , Gesellschaft fur Math. und Datenverarbeitung mbH, Darmstadt, Germany
Klas , Gesellschaft fur Math. und Datenverarbeitung mbH, Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 352-361

Experiences of developing distributed multimedia business applications (PDF)

Sasnett , Distributed Multimedia Applications Project, GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
Nicol , Distributed Multimedia Applications Project, GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
Phuah , Distributed Multimedia Applications Project, GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
Gutfreund , Distributed Multimedia Applications Project, GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
pp. 363-374

HyDE: a hypermedia document editor based on OLE technology (PDF)

Pinto , Aveiro Univ., Portugal
Borst Pauwels , Aveiro Univ., Portugal
Martins , Aveiro Univ., Portugal
Santos , Aveiro Univ., Portugal
pp. 375-381

Panther: an inexpensive and integrated multimedia environment (PDF)

Sha Guo , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
Wei Sun , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
Yi Deng , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
Wei Li , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA
pp. 382-391

A cost/performance study of video servers with hierarchical storage (PDF)

Doganata , Res. Div., IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Tantawi , Res. Div., IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 393-402

Scheduling analysis of the Micro Channel Architecture for multimedia applications (PDF)

Kettler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Strosnider , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 403-414

Real-time decoding and display of structured video (PDF)

Bove , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Granger , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Watlington , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 456-462

Standardizing a multimedia interchange format: a comparison of OMFI and MHEG (PDF)

Buford , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
Gopal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Lowell, MA, USA
pp. 463-472

Codec designs for image browsing (PDF)

Iyengar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
Panchanathan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 473-481

A scripting language for multimedia presentations (PDF)

Meira , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Moura , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
pp. 484-489

Casual collaboration [visual interface] (PDF)

Donath , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 490-495

Collaborative load shedding for media-based applications (PDF)

Compton , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
Tennenhouse , Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 496-501

Connection-oriented service renegotiation for scalable video delivery (PDF)

Krishnamurthy , Dept. of Electr. Comput. & Syst. Eng., Boston Univ., MA, USA
Little , Dept. of Electr. Comput. & Syst. Eng., Boston Univ., MA, USA
pp. 502-507

Evaluating multimedia availability for groupware (PDF)

Santos , Fraunhofer Inst. for Comput. Graphics, Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 508-513

Evaluation of multimedia synchronization techniques (PDF)

Ehley , IBM Corp., Boca Raton, FL, USA
pp. 514-519

Mbuild-multimedia data builder with box and glue (PDF)

Hamakawa , C&C Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
Sakagami , C&C Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 520-525

Media synchronisation an distributed multimedia systems (PDF)

Bastian , Dept. of Math. Stat. & Comput. Sci., New England Univ., Armidale, NSW, Australia
Lenders , Dept. of Math. Stat. & Comput. Sci., New England Univ., Armidale, NSW, Australia
pp. 526-531

Multimedia consumer applications on the information superhighway (PDF)

Krulwich , Center for Strategic Tcehnol. Res., Andersen Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
Hughes , Center for Strategic Tcehnol. Res., Andersen Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
Gottsman , Center for Strategic Tcehnol. Res., Andersen Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
Antonio , Center for Strategic Tcehnol. Res., Andersen Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
Gershman , Center for Strategic Tcehnol. Res., Andersen Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 532-537

Representing time in multimedia systems (PDF)

Wahl , Inst. fur Parallele und Verteilte Hochstleistungrechner, Stuttgart Univ., Germany
Rothermel , Inst. fur Parallele und Verteilte Hochstleistungrechner, Stuttgart Univ., Germany
pp. 538-543

Specification and synthesis of a multimedia synchronizer (PDF)

Naik , Dept. of Comput. Software, Aizu Univ., Fukushima, Japan
pp. 544-549

Synchronization of temporal constructs in distributed multimedia systems with controlled accuracy (PDF)

Son , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
Agarwal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 550-555

TeamBuilder-a consistently decentralized hyper-information system for team formation (PDF)

Karduck , Dept. for Telematics, Freiburg Univ., Germany
pp. 556-561

Variable compression using JPEG (PDF)

Chaddha , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
Agrawal , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
Gupta , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
Meng , Comput. Syst. Lab., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 562-569
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