W15  Fourth International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems - QPMIDS 2000      

Workshop Organisers:

F. Andres, NACSIS R&D, Japan

J. Buford, GTE, USA

V. Cappelini, University of Florence, Italy

 

Wednesday, 6 September 2000

 

 

14.00 - 15.30 Keynote

 

"Multimedia Queries and Knowledge Management in Geospatial Distributed Systems"

Dr. Peggy Agouris

 

    15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break

 

Session on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues for Distributed Systems

16.00 - 18.00 

 

Mobile Agent Applications in a Distributive Interactive Virtual Environment:

The Happy Paradise (HAPA)

Dr.  Grace Loo The University of Auckland, New Zealand

 

Sound Algorithm for Region-Based Image Retrieval Using an Index 

Ilaria Bartolini, Paolo Ciaccia, and Marco Patella (Univ. Of Bologna)

 

Copyright Protection of Cultural Heritage Multimedia Data through Digital Watermarking Techniques

V. Cappellini, F. Bartolini, R. Caldelli, A. De Rosa, A. Piva, (Universite di Firenze) M. Barni (Universitedi Siena, Italy), M. Wada (ManArt, Japan)

 

Description and Retrieval across Multiple Media Formats

Eva Heinrich, and Dr Elizabeth Kemp (Massey University, New Zeland)

 

Thursday, 7 September 2000

 

 

Virtual Heritage Network Working Group: Distributed and Heterogeneous Systems.

 

14.30 - 17.00  Virtual Heritage Network Track

 

Friday, 8 September 2000

 

Virtual Heritage Network Working Group:  Distributed and Heterogeneous Systems.

 

10:00 - 12:00 Virtual Heritage Network Track

 

14.00 - 17.00 Virtual Heritage Network Track