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  •  NEWS   EGRW 2002: publication by Hanspeter Pfister and others
    Date: June 26, 2002
    Where: Eurographics Workshop on Rendering (EGRW)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Acquisition and Rendering of Transparent and Refractive Objects" by Matusik, W., Pfister, H., Ngan, A., Ziegler, R. and McMillan, L. was presented at the Eurographics Workshop on Rendering (EGRW).
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  •  NEWS   IEEE International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission 2002: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: June 19, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Browsing 3-D Spaces with 3-D Spaces with 3-D Vision: Body-Driven Navigation Through the Internet City" by Sparacino, F., Wren, C., Azarbayejani, A. and Pentland, A. was presented at the IEEE International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission.
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  •  NEWS   ICCE 2002: 5 publications by Zafer Sahinoglu, Ajay Divakaran, Huifang Sun, Anthony Vetro, Jinyun Zhang and Johnas Cukier
    Date: June 18, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Content-Based Browsing System for Personal Video Recorders" by Divakaran, A. and Cabasson, R., "Complexity-Quality Analysis of MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 Transcoding Architectures" by Vetro, A., Hata, T., Kuwahara, N. and Kalva, H., "Efficient FGS to Single Layer Transcoding" by Lin, Y.-C., Wang, C.-N., Chiang, T., Vetro, A. and Sun, H., "Signal Circulation for Adaptive Equalization in Digital Communication Systems" by Horng, J.H. and Zhang, J. and "A Mobile Network Architecture with Personalized Instant Information Access" by Sahinoglu, Z., Peker, K.A., Matsubara, F. and Cukier, J. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE).
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (AP-S International Symposium) 2002: publication by Kent Wittenburg, Kathy Ryall, Darren Leigh and others
    Date: June 16, 2002
    Where: IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (AP-S International Symposium)
    Brief
    • The paper "Semi-Automatic Antenna Design via Sampling and Visualization" by Quigley, A., Leigh, D.L., Lesh, N.B., Marks, J.W., Ryall, K. and Wittenburg, K.B. was presented at the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (AP-S International Symposium).
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Sensors 2002: publication by William Yerazunis, Paul Dietz and Darren Leigh
    Date: June 12, 2002
    Where: IEEE Sensors
    MERL Contact: William Yerazunis
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Wireless Liquid Level Sensing for Restaurant Applications" by Dietz, P.H., Leigh, D.L. and Yerazunis, W.S. was presented at IEEE Sensors.
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  •  NEWS   ITS 2002: publication by Charles Rich and others
    Date: June 5, 2002
    Where: International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS)
    Brief
    • The paper "Collaborative Discourse Theory as a Foundation for Tutorial Dialogue" by Rickel, J., Lesh, N.B., Rich, C., Sidner, C.L. and Gertner, A. was presented at the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS).
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  •  NEWS   NPAR 2002: publication by Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: June 3, 2002
    Where: International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Cartoon Dioramas in Motion" by Raskar, R., Ziegler, R. and Willwacher, T. was presented at the International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR).
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  •  NEWS   SMVP 2002: publication by Matthew Brand
    Date: June 1, 2002
    Where: International Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video Processing (SMVP)
    MERL Contact: Matthew Brand
    Brief
    • The paper "Subspace Mappings for Image Sequences" by Brand, M.E. was presented at the International Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video Processing (SMVP).
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  •  NEWS   Noise Reduction in Speech Applications: 2 publications by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 31, 2002
    Where: Noise Reduction in Speech Applications
    Brief
    • The articles "Signal and Feature Compensation Methods for Robust Speech Recognition" by Singh, R., Stern, R.M. and Raj, B. and "Model Compensation and Matched Condition Methods for Robust Speech Recognition" by Singh, R., Raj, B. and Stern, R.M. were published in the book Noise Reduction in Speech Applications.
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  •  NEWS   International Conference on Third Generation Wireless and Beyond 2002: 4 publications by Jinyun Zhang, Philip Orlik and others
    Date: May 28, 2002
    Where: International Conference on Third Generation Wireless and Beyond
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Brief
    • The papers "Sequential Bezout Equalizer for MIMO Systems" by Kung, S.Y., Zhang, X., Vannucci, G. and Zhang, J., "Time Domain Channel Estimation for OFDM Using EM Algorithm" by Ma, X., Kobayashi, H., Schwartz, S.C., Zhang, J. and Gu, D., "Study of Two 1/4 Turbo Code Receivers in Non-Frequency Selective Fast Fading Channels" by Cao, L., Zhang, J., Chen, C.W., Orlik, P.V. and Miyake, M. and "An OFDM Receiver Structure for Broadband Wireless LANs" by Gu, D., Zhang, J., You, C., Miyake, M. and Ma, X. were presented at the International Conference on Third Generation Wireless and Beyond.
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  •  NEWS   ECCV 2002: publication by Matthew Brand
    Date: May 27, 2002
    Where: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
    MERL Contact: Matthew Brand
    Brief
    • The paper "Incremental Singular Value Decomposition of Uncertain Data with Missing Values" by Brand, M.E. was presented at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV).
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  •  NEWS   ISCAS 2002: 2 publications by Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: May 26, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Reduced Spatio-Temporal Transcoding Using an Intra Refresh Technique" by Vetro, A., Yin, P., Liu, B. and Sun, H. and "Successive Packing Based Interleaver for Design Turbo Codes" by Zhang, X.M., Shi, Y.Q., Chen, H., Haimovich, A.M., Vetro, A. and Sun, H. were presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).
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  •  NEWS   AVI 2002: publication by Chia Shen and others
    Date: May 22, 2002
    Where: International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)
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    • The paper "Visualization Techniques for Circular Tabletop Interfaces" by Vernier, F., Lesh, N.B. and Shen, C. was presented at the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI).
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  •  NEWS   ICASSP 2002: 3 publications by Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: May 13, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Speech Recognizer Based Microphone Array Processing for Robust Hands-Free Speech Recognition" by Seltzer, M., Raj, B. and Stern, R., "Structure Analysis of Soccer Video with Hidden Markov Models" by Xie, L., Chang, S.-F., Divakaran, A. and Sun, H. and "A Probabilistic Approach for Rate-Distortion Modeling of Multi-scale Binary Shape" by Vetro, A., Wang, Y. and Sun, H. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
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  •  NEWS   VTC 2002: publication by Jinyun Zhang, Philip Orlik and others
    Date: May 6, 2002
    Where: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Blind Channel Estimation and Equalization Using Viterbi Algorithms" by Cao, L., Chen, C.W., Zhang, J., Orlik, P.V. and Gu, D. was presented at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC).
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  •  NEWS   Introduction to MPEG-7: Multimedia Content Description Interface: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: April 30, 2002
    Where: Introduction to MPEG-7: Multimedia Content Description Interface
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "Motion Descriptors" by Jeannin, S., Divakaran, A. and Mory, B. was published in the book Introduction to MPEG-7: Multimedia Content Description Interface.
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  •  NEWS   CHI 2002: publication by Kathy Ryall, Darren Leigh and others
    Date: April 20, 2002
    Where: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
    Brief
    • The paper "Social Net: Using Patterns of Physical Proximity Over Time to Infer Shared Interests" by Terry, M., Mynatt, E.D., Ryall, K. and Leigh, D.L. was presented at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).
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  •  NEWS   ICC 2002: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: April 2, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
    Research Area: Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The paper "Efficient Parameter Selection for Use of Self-Similarity in Real Time Resource Management" by Sahinoglu, Z. and Tekinay, S. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
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  •  NEWS   CISS 2002: publication by Jinyun Zhang, Philip Orlik and others
    Date: March 20, 2002
    Where: Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Improved Low-Complexity Turbo Decoding for HSDPA Applications" by Wang, D., Orlik, P.V., Derand, T., Cao, L., Kobayashi, H. and Zhang, J. was presented at the Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).
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  •  NEWS   W3C Delivery Context Workshop 2002: publication by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: March 4, 2002
    Where: W3C Delivery Context Workshop
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Position Paper: Delivery Context in MPEG-21" by Vetro, A. and Devillers, S. was presented at the W3C Delivery Context Workshop.
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  •  NEWS   MSRI 2002: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: March 1, 2002
    Where: Information Theory Workshop at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
    Brief
    • The paper "Generalized Belief Propagation and Free Energy Minimization" by Yedidia, J.S. was presented at the Information Theory Workshop at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI).
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2002: 2 publications by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: January 23, 2002
    Where: SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases
    Brief
    • The papers "Data Reduction Procedure for \'Principal-Cast\' and other \'Talking-Head\' Detection" by Divakaran, A. and Radhakrishnan, R. and "Rapid Generation of Sports Video Highlights Using the MPEG-7 Motion Activity Descriptor" by Peker, K.A., Cabasson, R. and Divakaran, A. were presented at the SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases.
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  •  NEWS   ACCV 2002: publication by Jeroen van Baar, Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: January 22, 2002
    Where: Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV)
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "A Low-Cost Projector Mosaic with Fast Registration" by Raskar, R., van Baar, J. and Chai, J.X. was presented at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV).
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  •  NEWS   VCIP 2002: 3 publications by Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: January 20, 2002
    Where: SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Object-Based Rate Allocation with Spatio-Temporal Trade-Offs" by Lee, J.W., Vetro, A., Wang, Y. and Ho, Y.S., "Drift Compensation Architectures and Techniques for Reduced-Resolution Transcoding" by Yin, P., Vetro, A., Sun, H. and Liu, B. and "Constant-Quality Constrained-Rate Allocation for FGS Video Coded Bitstreams" by Zhang, X.M., Vetro, A., Shi, Y.Q. and Sun, H. were presented at the SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP).
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  •  NEWS   IWNA 2002: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu, Jianlin Guo and others
    Date: January 15, 2002
    Where: IEEE International Workshop on Networked Appliances (IWNA)
    MERL Contact: Jianlin Guo
    Brief
    • The paper "A TV-Centric Home Network to Provide a Unified Access to UPnP and PLC Domains" by Bhatti, G.M., Sahinoglu, Z., Peker, K.A., Guo, J. and Matsubara, F. was presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Networked Appliances (IWNA).
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