Fifth International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems

Organizer: Frederic Andres (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)


Monday, September 3, 2001


9.00 – 10.00    Invited Talk for all participants of DEXA 2001 Events


XML Databases: Modeling and multidimensional Indexing

Prof. Rudolf Bayer, Institut für Informatik, TU-München


10.00 – 10.30         Coffee Break


10.30 - 12.30 Multimedia Model and Processing Session


"On the Design of Copyright Protection Protocols for Multimedia Distribution

Using Symmetric and Public-Key Watermarking"

Stefan Katzenbeisser (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)


"Model Discovery with the TAIM Intelligent Visual Database"

F Cyrus Nourani (METAAI, Inc, USA)


"Robust Frame-Based Watermarking For Digital Video"

M. Barni, F. Bartolini, R. Caldelli, V. Cappellini, A. De Rosa, and A. Piva (University of Florence, Italy)


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch


14.00 - 15.30 Multimedia Tool And Multimedia Design Session


"Xanadu: XML- and Active-Database-Unified Approach to Distributed E-Commerce"

Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shohei Yokoyama, Seiji Isshiki, Manabu Ohta, Tokyo Metropolitan University, JP)


"Distributed Television Production for Distance Education with a Customizable Internet Platform"

 Susanne Naegele-Jackson (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)


"Definition and Application of Rules for the Adequate Designing of XML Documents for the Hyper-Automaton System"

Cesar C. Machado (CEFET-RS, Brasil)


15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break


Special Track on "Image-Based Geospatial Databases"


16.00 - 17.30  Invited Talk


"Query evaluation and presentation planning within a spatial mediator: extending XML-based mediation to heterogeneous sources of GIS and imagery data"

Dr. Ilya Zaslavsky, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California -San Diego


18.00 Welcome Party


Tuesday, September 4, 2001


Special Track on "Image-Based Geospatial Databases"


10.30 - 12.30  Session


"A Study on the Indexing of Satellite Images at NASA Regional Application Center"

Chiara Ghirardini, Soon Ae Chun, Vijay Atluri, Ibrahim Kamel, Nabil R. Adam, University of Milan, CIMIC-Rutgers University, Panasonic Research


"Spatiotemporal Lifelines in Support of Video Queries"

Anthony Stefanidis, Panos Partsinevelos, Kristin Eickhorst, Peggy Agouris, University of Maine, USA


"Web-Enabled Raster GIS Services for Large Image and Map Databases"

Peter Baumann, Active Knowledge GmbH, Germany


"Registration of Maps using Deformable Contours in a Global Atlas"

Fiona Lee, Liau Chu Yee, Stephane Bressan, University of Singapore