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Advanced Multimedia Content Processing : First International Conference, Amcp'98, Osaka, Japan, November 9-11, 1998, Proceedings - Shojiro Nishio

Advanced Multimedia Content Processing

First International Conference, Amcp'98, Osaka, Japan, November 9-11, 1998, Proceedings

By: Shojiro Nishio (Editor), Fumio Kishino (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th March 1999
ISBN: 9783540657620
Number Of Pages: 462

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This volume is the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advanced Multimedia Content Processing (AMCP '98). With the remarkable advances made in computer and communication hardware/software system technologies, we can now easily obtain large volumes of multimedia data through advanced computer networks and store and handle them in our own personal hardware. Sophisticated and integrated multimedia content processing technologies, which are essential to building a highly advanced information based society, are attracting ever increasing attention in various service areas, including broadcasting, publishing, medical treatment, entertainment, and communications. The prime concerns of these technologies are how to acquire multimedia content data from the real world, how to automatically organize and store these obtained data in databases for sharing and reuse, and how to generate and create new, attractive multimedia content using the stored data. This conference brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, in dustry, and public agencies to present and discuss recent advances in the acquisition, management, retrieval, creation, and utilization of large amounts of multimedia con tent. Artistic and innovative applications through the active use of multimedia con tent are also subjects of interest. The conference aims at covering the following par ticular areas: (1) Dynamic multimedia data modeling and intelligent structuring of content based on active, bottom up, and self organized strategies. (2) Access archi tecture, querying facilities, and distribution mechanisms for multimedia content.

Video Summarization Based on Semantic Representationp. 1
Valbum: Album-Oriented Video Storyboard for Editing and Viewing Videop. 17
Beyond the Desktop Metaphor: Toward More Effective Display, Interaction, and Telecollaboration in the Office of the Future via a Multitude of Sensors and Displaysp. 30
A Method for Estimating Illumination Distribution of a Real Scene Based on Soft Shadowsp. 44
Integrating Real Space and Virtual Space in the 'Invisible Person' Communication Support Systemp. 59
News Dictation and Article Classification Using Automatically Extracted Announcer Utterancep. 75
Automatic Video Indexing Based on Shot Classificationp. 87
Mutual Spotting Retrieval between Speech and Video Image Using Self-Organized Network Databasesp. 103
Content-Based Retrieval in Multimedia Databases Based on Feature Modelsp. 119
An Efficient Index Structure for High Dimensional Image Datap. 131
Color-Based Pseudo Object Model for Image Retrieval with Relevance Feedbackp. 145
InvenTcl: A Fast Prototyping Environment for 3D Graphics and Multimedia Applicationsp. 161
The NAVL Distributed Virtual Reality Systemp. 177
Research in Data Broadcast and Disseminationp. 194
Multimedia Database System for TV Newscasts and Newspapersp. 208
A TV News Recommendation System with Automatic Recompositionp. 221
Extended Digital Video Broadcasting with Time-Lined Hypermediap. 236
Active Image Capturing and Dynamic Scene Visualization by Cooperative Distributed Visionp. 252
Videoplex: A New System Framework for Constructing Video-Based Three-Dimensional Spacep. 289
Construction of Virtual Environment from Video Data with Forward Motionp. 301
Spatial Browsing for Video Databasesp. 313
AI-STRATA: A User-Centered Model for Content-Based Description and Retrieval of Audiovisual Sequencesp. 328
Use of Action History Views for Indexing Continuous Media Objectsp. 344
Semantic Structures for Video Data Indexingp. 356
A Study of Emergent Computation of Life-like Behavior by Indefinite Observationp. 370
An Interactive Digital Fishtank Based on Live Video Imagesp. 386
Contents Creation for Interactive Mediap. 397
Visual Modeling for Multimedia Contentp. 406
Automatic Generation of Moving Crowds in the Virtual Environmentp. 422
Extracting Facial Motion Parameters by Tracking Feature Pointsp. 433
Immersion Reconsidered: Virtual Reality Projects of Art+Comp. 445
Synthetic Characters: Behaving in Characterp. 451
Author Indexp. 453
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ISBN: 9783540657620
ISBN-10: 3540657622
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 462
Published: 24th March 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.66