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  •  NEWS   PCM 2004: 2 publications by Anthony Vetro, Ajay Divakaran and Huifang Sun
    Date: November 30, 2004
    Where: IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Converting DCT Coefficients to H.264/AVC Transform Coefficients" by Xin, J., Vetro, A. and Sun, H. and "Audio-Assisted Video Browsing for DVD Recorders" by Divakaran, A., Otsuka, I., Radhakrishnan, R., Nakane, K. and Ogawa, M. were presented at the IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM)
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  •  NEWS   ICAT 2004: publication by Jeroen van Baar and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: November 30, 2004
    Where: International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT)
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Flexible Calibration of Multiple Projectors for Low-Cost Curved SAcreen Displays" by van Baar, J. and Raskar, R. was presented at the International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT)
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  •  NEWS   GLOBECOM 2004: 5 publications by Anthony Vetro, Zafer Sahinoglu and Jinyun Zhang
    Date: November 29, 2004
    Where: IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Energy Efficient JPEG 2000 Image Transmission Over Wireless Sensor Networks" by Yu, W., Sahinoglu, Z. and Vetro, A., "Spatial Multiplexing and Channel Statistics-Based RF Pre-Processing for Antenna Selection" by Sudarshan, P., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "On the Performance of Transmitted-Reference Impulse Radio" by Gezici, S., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F., "UWB Channel Measurements in an Industrial Environment" by Karedal, J., Wyne, S., Almers, P., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F. and "Combining Orthogonal Space Time Block Codes with Adaptive Sub-Group Antenna Encoding" by Wu, J., Horng, H., Zhang, J., Olivier, J.C. and Xiao, C. were presented at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
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  •  NEWS   CSCW 2004: 2 publications by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 6, 2004
    Where: ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
    Brief
    • The papers "Beyond Social Protocols: Multi-User Coordination Policies for Co-located Groupware" by Ringel-Morris, M., Ryall, K., Shen, C., Forlines, C. and Vernier, F. and "Exploring the Effects of Group Size and Table Size on Interactions with Tabletop Shared-Display Groupware" by Ryall, K., Forlines, C., Shen, C. and Ringel-Morris, M. were presented at the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control: publication by Matthew Brand and Daniel Nikovski
    Date: October 31, 2004
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
    MERL Contacts: Matthew Brand; Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Optimization
    Brief
    • The article "Exact Calculation of Expected Waiting Times for Group Elevator Control" by Nikovski, D. and Brand, M. was published in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Communications Letters: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: October 31, 2004
    Where: IEEE Communications Letters
    Research Area: Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The article "The Cramer-Rao Bounds of Hybrid TOA/RSS and TDOA/RSS Location Estimation Schemes" by Catovic, A. and Sahinoglu, Z. was published in IEEE Communications Letters
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  •  NEWS   UIST 2004: 2 publications by William Yerazunis, Paul Dietz, Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
    MERL Contact: William Yerazunis
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The papers "Automatic Projector Calibration with Embedded Light Sensors" by Lee, J.C., Dietz, P.H., Maynes-Aminzade, D., Raskar, R. and Hudson, S.E. and "Haptic Pen: A Tactile Feedback Stylus for Touch Screens" by Lee, J.C., Dietz, P.H., Leigh, D., Yerazunis, W.S. and Hudson, S.E. were presented at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
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  •  NEWS   ITW 2004: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW)
    Brief
    • The paper "Distributed Source Coding Using Serially-Concatenated-Accumulate Codes" by Chen, J., Khisti, A., Malioutov, D.M. and Yedidia, J.S. was presented at the IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW)
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  •  NEWS   ICIP 2004: 6 publications by Anthony Vetro, Ajay Divakaran and Huifang Sun
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Nonlinear Warping Function Recovery by Scan-Line Search Using Dynamic Programming" by Porikli, F.M., "A Hidden Markov Model Framework for Traffic Event Detection Using Video Features" by Li, X. and Porikli, F.M., "Adaptive Fuzzy Post-Filtering for Highly Compressed Video" by Kong, H.S., Nie, Y., Vetro, A., Sun, H. and Barner, K., "An Investigation of 3D Dual-Tree Wavelet Transform for Video Coding" by Wang, B., Wang, Y., Selesnick, I. and Vetro, A., "Video Mining: Pattern Discovery Versus Pattern Recognition" by Divakaran, A., Peker, K.A., Chang, S.-F., Radhakrishnan, R. and Xie, L. and "Discovering Meaningful Multimedia Patterns with Audio-Visual Concepts and Associated Text" by Xie, L., Kennedy, L., Chang, S.-F., Divakaran, A., Sun, H. and Lin, C.-Y. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
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  •  NEWS   3G 2004: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: October 18, 2004
    Where: IEEE International Conference on 3G Mobile Communication Technologies (3G)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Joint Pilot and Data Loading Technique for MIMO Systems Operating with Covariance Feedback" by Digham, F.F., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on 3G Mobile Communication Technologies (3G)
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  •  NEWS   ITS 2004: publication by Matthew Brand, Daniel Nikovski and others
    Date: October 18, 2004
    Where: World Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS)
    MERL Contacts: Matthew Brand; Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Traffic Prediction using Singular Value Decomposition" by Nishiuma, N., Goto, Y., Kumazawa, H., Nikovski, D. and Brand, M. was presented at the World Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS)
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  •  NEWS   SIBGRAPI 2004: publication by Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: October 17, 2004
    Where: Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Specular Reflection Reduction with Multi-Flash Imaging" by Feris, R., Raskar, R., Tan, K. and Turk, M. was presented at the Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI)
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  •  NEWS   ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval 2004: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: October 15, 2004
    Where: ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "A Time Series Clustering Based Framework for Multimedia Mining and Summarization Using Audio Features" by Radhakrishnan, R., Divakaran, A. and Xiong, Z. was presented at the ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Multimedia Systems and Applications 2004: 2 publications by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: October 15, 2004
    Where: SPIE Conference on Multimedia Systems and Applications
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Network Transcoder with Seamless Switching Function" by Kuwahara, N., Hata, T., Nozawa, T. and Vetro, A. and "Multiple-Description Image Coding with Distributed Source Coding and Side Information" by Wu, M., Vetro, A. and Chen, C.W. were presented at the SPIE Conference on Multimedia Systems and Applications
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  •  NEWS   European Microwave Conference 2004: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: October 13, 2004
    Where: European Microwave Conference
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "UWB Wireless Channels - Propagation Aspects and Interplay with System Design" by Molisch, A.F. was presented at the European Microwave Conference
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  •  NEWS   ICCCN 2004: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: October 11, 2004
    Where: International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "High-Performance MAC for High-Capacity Wireless LANs" by Yuan, Y., Gu, D., Arbaugh, W. and Zhang, J. was presented at the International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Visualization 2004: publication by Hanspeter Pfister and others
    Date: October 10, 2004
    Where: IEEE Visualization
    Brief
    • The paper "Hardware-Accelerated Adaptive EWA Volume Splatting" by Chen, W., Ren, L., Zwicker, M. and Pfister, H. was presented at IEEE Visualization
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  •  NEWS   ICSLP 2004: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: October 4, 2004
    Where: International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP)
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "SpokenQuery: An Alternate Approach to Choosing Items with Speech" by Wolf, P., Woelfel, J., van Gemert, J., Raj, B. and Wong, D. was presented at the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP)
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  •  EVENT   SAPA 2004 - ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing
    Date & Time: Sunday, October 3, 2004; 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Location: Jeju, Korea
    Brief
    • MERL is a sponsor for SAPA 2004, the first ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing, to be held in Jeju, Korea, in October 2004. The workshop is co-organized by MERL researchers Bhiksha Raj and Paris Smaragdis.
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  •  NEWS   SAPA 2004: publication by Paris Smaragdis
    Date: October 2, 2004
    Where: Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing (SAPA)
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "Discovering Auditory Objects Through Non-Negativity Constraints" by Smaragdis, P. was presented at Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing (SAPA)
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