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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2014

Dynamic load balancing in distributed virtual environments using heat diffusion
Yunhua Deng, Rynson W. H. Lau
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/2499906

Distributed virtual environments (DVEs) are attracting a lot of attention in recent years, due to the increasing popularity of online gaming and social networks. As the number of concurrent users of a DVE increases, a critical problem is on how...

Convergence of interactive displays with smart mobile devices for effective advertising: A survey
James She, Jon Crowcroft, Hao Fu, Flora Li
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/2557450

The trend of replacing public static signages with digital displays creates opportunities for interactive display systems, which can be used in collaborative workspaces, social gaming platforms and advertising. Based on marketing communication...

Scalable multimedia content analysis on parallel platforms using python
Ekaterina Gonina, Gerald Friedland, Eric Battenberg, Penporn Koanantakool, Michael Driscoll, Evangelos Georganas, Kurt Keutzer
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/2517151

In this new era dominated by consumer-produced media there is a high demand for web-scalable solutions to multimedia content analysis. A compelling approach to making applications scalable is to explicitly map their computation onto parallel...

High performance many-to-many intranet screen sharing with DisplayCast
Surendar Chandra, John Boreczky, Lawrence A. Rowe
Article No.: 19
DOI: 10.1145/2534328

DisplayCast is a many to many Intranet screen sharing system. Its screen capture mechanism creates a sequence of pixmap images of the screen updates. Prior systems that used a similar approach were designed to operate over constrained wide-area...

A new data hiding method via revision history records on collaborative writing platforms
Ya-Lin Lee, Wen-Hsiang Tsai
Article No.: 20
DOI: 10.1145/2534408

A new data hiding method via collaboratively-written articles with forged revision history records on collaborative writing platforms is proposed. The hidden message is camouflaged as a stego-document consisting of a stego-article and a revision...

Memory recall based video search: Finding videos you have seen before based on your memory
Jin Yuan, Yi-Liang Zhao, Huanbo Luan, Meng Wang, Tat-Seng Chua
Article No.: 21
DOI: 10.1145/2534409

We often remember images and videos that we have seen or recorded before but cannot quite recall the exact venues or details of the contents. We typically have vague memories of the contents, which can often be expressed as a textual description...

Mixed image-keyword query adaptive hashing over multilabel images
Xianglong Liu, Yadong Mu, Bo Lang, Shih-Fu Chang
Article No.: 22
DOI: 10.1145/2540990

This article defines a new hashing task motivated by real-world applications in content-based image retrieval, that is, effective data indexing and retrieval given mixed query (query image together with user-provided keywords). Our work is...