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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 5 Issue 1, October 2008

Special section from the ACM multimedia conference 2007
Brian P. Bailey, Nicu Sebe, Alan Hanjalic
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404881

Re-cinematography: Improving the camerawork of casual video
Michael L. Gleicher, Feng Liu
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404882

This article presents an approach to postprocessing casually captured videos to improve apparent camera movement. Re-cinematography transforms each frame of a video such that the video better follows cinematic conventions. The approach...

Correlative multilabel video annotation with temporal kernels
Guo-Jun Qi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Yong Rui, Jinhui Tang, Tao Mei, Meng Wang, Hong-Jiang Zhang
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404883

Automatic video annotation is an important ingredient for semantic-level video browsing, search and navigation. Much attention has been paid to this topic in recent years. These researches have evolved through two paradigms. In the first paradigm,...

A dynamic decision network framework for online media adaptation in stroke rehabilitation
Yinpeng Chen, Weiwei Xu, Hari Sundaram, Thanassis Rikakis, Sheng-Min Liu
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404884

In this article, we present a media adaptation framework for an immersive biofeedback system for stroke patient rehabilitation. In our biofeedback system, media adaptation refers to changes in audio/visual feedback as well as changes in physical...

Equipment allocation in video-on-demand network deployments
Frederic Thouin, Mark Coates
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404885

Video-on-Demand (VoD) services are very user-friendly, but also complex and resource demanding. Deployments involve careful design of many mechanisms where content attributes and usage models should be taken into account. We define, and propose a...

Nuisance level of a voice call
Prakash Kolan, Ram Dantu, João W. Cangussu
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404886

In our everyday life, we communicate with many people such as family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. We communicate with them using different communication media such as email, telephone calls, and face-to-face interactions. While email is...

Constructing visual phrases for effective and efficient object-based image retrieval
Qing-Fang Zheng, Wen Gao
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404887

The explosion of multimedia data necessitates effective and efficient ways for us to get access to our desired ones. In this article, we draw an analogy between image retrieval and text retrieval and propose a visual phrase-based approach to...

Scalable on-demand media streaming for heterogeneous clients
Phillipa Gill, Liqi Shi, Anirban Mahanti, Zongpeng Li, Derek L. Eager
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404888

Periodic broadcast protocols enable efficient streaming of highly popular media files to large numbers of concurrent clients. Most previous periodic broadcast protocols, however, assume that all clients can receive at the same rate, and also...

ScaleFFS: A scalable log-structured flash file system for mobile multimedia systems
Dawoon Jung, Jaegeuk Kim, Jin-Soo Kim, Joonwon Lee
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/1404880.1404889

NAND flash memory has become one of the most popular storage media for mobile multimedia systems. A key issue in designing storage systems for mobile multimedia systems is handling large-capacity storage media and numerous large files with limited...