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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 5 Issue 4, October 2009

Music-driven character animation
Danielle Sauer, Yee-Hong Yang
Article No.: 27
DOI: 10.1145/1596990.1596991

Music-driven character animation extracts musical features from a song and uses them to create an animation. This article presents a system that builds a new animation directly from musical attributes, rather than simply synchronizing it to the...

A study of content authentication in proxy-enabled multimedia delivery systems: Model, techniques, and applications
Robert H. Deng, Yanjiang Yang
Article No.: 28
DOI: 10.1145/1596990.1596992

Compared with the direct server-user approach, the server-proxy-user architecture for multimedia delivery promises significantly improved system scalability. The introduction of the intermediary transcoding proxies between content servers and end...

Touchable 3D video system
Jongeun Cha, Mohamad Eid, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
Article No.: 29
DOI: 10.1145/1596990.1596993

Multimedia technologies are reaching the limits of providing audio-visual media that viewers consume passively. An important factor, which will ultimately enhance the user's experience in terms of impressiveness and immersion, is interaction....

Video interactions in online video social networks
Fabrício Benevenuto, Tiago Rodrigues, Virgilio Almeida, Jussara Almeida, Keith Ross
Article No.: 30
DOI: 10.1145/1596990.1596994

This article characterizes video-based interactions that emerge from YouTube's video response feature, which allows users to discuss themes and to provide reviews for products or places using much richer media than text. Based on crawled data...

Improving the extraction of bilingual terminology from Wikipedia
Maike Erdmann, Kotaro Nakayama, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio
Article No.: 31
DOI: 10.1145/1596990.1596995

Research on the automatic construction of bilingual dictionaries has achieved impressive results. Bilingual dictionaries are usually constructed from parallel corpora, but since these corpora are available only for selected text domains and...