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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 11 Issue 2, December 2014

Aesthetics-Guided Summarization from Multiple User Generated Videos
Ying Zhang, Luming Zhang, Roger Zimmermann
Article No.: 24
DOI: 10.1145/2659520

In recent years, with the rapid development of camera technology and portable devices, we have witnessed a flourish of user generated videos, which are gradually reshaping the traditional professional video oriented media market. The volume of...

ALP: Adaptive Loss Protection Scheme with Constant Overhead for Interactive Video Applications
Kiana Calagari, Mohammad Reza Pakravan, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Mohamed Hefeeda
Article No.: 25
DOI: 10.1145/2656203

There has been an increasing demand for interactive video transmission over the Internet for applications such as video conferencing, video calls, and telepresence applications. These applications are increasingly moving towards providing High...

Beyond 1Mbps Global Overlay Live Streaming: The Case of Proxy Helpers
Dongni Ren, Yisheng Xu, S.-H. Gary Chan
Article No.: 26
DOI: 10.1145/2652485

In order to provide live streaming over the global Internet, a content provider often deploys an overlay network consisting of distributed proxies placed close to user pools. Streaming of multi-Mbps video over such an overlay is challenging...

Social Event Classification via Boosted Multimodal Supervised Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Shengsheng Qian, Tianzhu Zhang, Changsheng Xu, M. Shamim Hossain
Article No.: 27
DOI: 10.1145/2659521

With the rapidly increasing popularity of social media sites (e.g., Flickr, YouTube, and Facebook), it is convenient for users to share their own comments on many social events, which successfully facilitates social event generation, sharing and...

Octree-Based 3D Logic and Computation of Spatial Relationships in Live Video Query Processing
Jun Ye, Kien A. Hua
Article No.: 28
DOI: 10.1145/2645864

Live video computing (LVC) on distributed smart cameras has many important applications; and a database approach based on a Live Video DataBase Management System (LVDBMS) has shown to be effective for general LVC application development. The...

Spatial-Temporal Tag Mining for Automatic Geospatial Video Annotation
Yifang Yin, Zhijie Shen, Luming Zhang, Roger Zimmermann
Article No.: 29
DOI: 10.1145/2658981

Videos are increasingly geotagged and used in practical and powerful GIS applications. However, video search and management operations are typically supported by manual textual annotations, which are subjective and laborious. Therefore, research...

Large-Area, Multilayered, and High-Resolution Visual Monitoring Using a Dual-Camera System
Chih-Wei Lin, Kuan-Wen Chen, Shen-Chi Chen, Cheng-Wu Chen, Yi-Ping Hung
Article No.: 30
DOI: 10.1145/2645862

Large-area, high-resolution visual monitoring systems are indispensable in surveillance applications. To construct such systems, high-quality image capture and display devices are required. Whereas high-quality displays have rapidly developed, as...

Twitter is Faster: Personalized Time-Aware Video Recommendation from Twitter to YouTube
Zhengyu Deng, Ming Yan, Jitao Sang, Changsheng Xu
Article No.: 31
DOI: 10.1145/2637285

Traditional personalized video recommendation methods focus on utilizing user profile or user history behaviors to model user interests, which follows a static strategy and fails to capture the swift shift of the short-term interests of users....

Speaker-Following Video Subtitles
Yongtao Hu, Jan Kautz, Yizhou Yu, Wenping Wang
Article No.: 32
DOI: 10.1145/2632111

We propose a new method for improving the presentation of subtitles in video (e.g., TV and movies). With conventional subtitles, the viewer has to constantly look away from the main viewing area to read the subtitles at the bottom of the screen,...