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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2012

Editorial note and call for nominations: Nicolas D. Georganas best paper award
Ralf Steinmetz
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071397

The sweet smell of success: Enhancing multimedia applications with olfaction
Gheorghita Ghinea, Oluwakemi Ademoye
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071398

Olfaction, or smell, is one of the last challenges which multimedia applications have to conquer. As far as computerized smell is concerned, there are several difficulties to overcome, particularly those associated with the ambient nature of...

Design and evaluation of a testbed for mobile TV networks
Mohamed Hefeeda, Cheng-Hsin Hsu
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071399

This article presents the design of a complete, open-source, testbed for broadcast networks that offer mobile TV services. Although basic architectures and protocols have been developed for such networks, detailed performance tuning and analysis...

Discovering multirelational structure in social media streams
Yu-Ru Lin, Hari Sundaram, Munmun De Choudhury, Aisling Kelliher
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071400

In this article, we present a novel algorithm to discover multirelational structures from social media streams. A media item such as a photograph exists as part of a meaningful interrelationship among several attributes, including time, visual...

Exploring interest correlation for peer-to-peer socialized video sharing
Xu Cheng, Jiangchuan Liu
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071401

The last five years have witnessed an explosion of networked video sharing, represented by YouTube, as a new killer Internet application. Their sustainable development however is severely hindered by the intrinsic limit of their client/server...

ImageSense: Towards contextual image advertising
Tao Mei, Lusong Li, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071402

The daunting volumes of community-contributed media contents on the Internet have become one of the primary sources for online advertising. However, conventional advertising treats image and video advertising as general text advertising by...

Fusing multiple video sensors for surveillance
Lauro Snidaro, Ingrid Visentini, Gian Luca Foresti
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071403

Real-time detection, tracking, recognition, and activity understanding of moving objects from multiple sensors represent fundamental issues to be solved in order to develop surveillance systems that are able to autonomously monitor wide and...

Towards an automatic music arrangement framework using score reduction
Jiun-Long Huang, Shih-Chuan Chiu, Man-Kwan Shan
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2071396.2071404

Score reduction is a process that arranges music for a target instrument by reducing original music. In this study we present a music arrangement framework that uses score reduction to automatically arrange music for a target instrument. The...