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Sunday, 4 January 1998

14:00-17:00 Registration for the conference at the Holiday Inn Hotel
17:00-18:00 Welcome Reception at the Holiday Inn Hotel
129 St.Nicholas Circle, Leicester LE1 5LX
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Monday, 5 January 1998

08:30-17:00 Registration for the conference, at the The Montfort University, Queen's Building
09:00-09:15 PLENARY ROOM
Opening session
09:15-10:15 PLENARY ROOM
Keynote presentation by Monica Beltrametti, Rank Xerox Europe
The presentation will be given by Pierre-Yves Chevalier, Rank Xerox Europe
Chair: Marwan Al-Akaidi
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:30 ROOM A
Session MEDIATEC-1: Face Recognition
Chair: Krzysztof Amborski

Robust and Fast Face Localization on Image Sequences
B. Raducanu, M. Grańa (81)

Automation of Non-Verbal Communication of Facial Expressions
M. Pantic, L.J.M. Rothkrantz, H. Koppelaar (86)

A Multimedial Tool to Analyze Facial Expressions
L.J.M. Rothkrantz, M.R. van Schouwen, F. Ververs, J.C.M. Vollering (94)

10:45-12:30 ROOM B
Session WEBTEC-1: Web Services and Environments
Chair: Ilario Astinov

Boolean Query Translation for Brokerage on the Web
Boris Chidlovskii, Uwe M. Borghoff, Pierre-Yves Chevalier (37)

TINA Concepts in Web Browsing
Kimmo Raatikainen, Aggeliki Dede, Oskari Koskimies, Sebastiano Trigila (45)

Services to Aid Information Consumption
Clairmont Borges, José Valdeni de Lima, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa (50)

10:45-12:30 ROOM C
Session COMTEC-1: Communications Technology
Chair: Johan Opsommer

ATM Network Traffic Management Analysis and Optimization: Models and Methods
Vladimir Zaborovski, Sergey Yegorov, Yuri Podgurski, Yuri Shemanin (3)

Transmission Protocols Processing in a Resource Reservation Environment
G. Di Fatta, G. Lo Re, C. Lodato, S. Lopes (8)

Random Fractal Coding Techniques
M.M. Al-Akaidi, J.M. Blackledge, Mikhailov (14)

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 ROOM A
Session MEDIATEC-2: Multimedia Architecture
Chair: Marwan Al-Akaidi

Modelling Video in Hypermedia
Nicholas Bryan-Kinns (105)

Tactile Display for Multimedia Presentation
Yasuski Ikei, Shuichi Fukuda (112)

An Analysis of Multimedia Algorithms and Corresponding Hardware Architectural Support
K.C. Tang, Anthony S. Fong, Angus K.M.Wu, Derek C.W. Pao (120)

13:30-15:30 ROOM B
Session WEBTEC-2: Web Replication and Information Gathering
Chair: Charles van der Mast

Replicated Documents for the World-Wide Web
Henning Pagnia, Oliver Theel, Jürgen Iwik (57)

Collaborative Information Gathering
M. Antonietta Grasso, Uwe M. Borghoff, Natalie Glance, Jutta Willamowski (65)

Replicating Structure Information and Link Database to Reduce Network Traffic
Dengxie Yin (73)

13:30-15:30 ROOM C
Session COMTEC-2: Electronic Collaboration
Chair: Stephen Hope

EIES - New Applications for an Efficient Co-operation in/between Harbour Areas
Kai-O. Detken, Evren Eren, Uwe Kaufmann, Klaus E. Muffler, Thomas Schmidt (21)

Electronic Commerce Performance Study
Bob Kinicki, David Finkel, Mikhail Mikhailov, Joel Sommers, Sharon Cunningham, Yuriy Elkin, Ranga Gopalan, Mark Quinlivan (26)

15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea break
16:00-17:30 ROOM A
Session MEDIATEC-3: Multimedia and Quality of Service
Chair: Krzysztof Amborski

QoS Centred Java and Actor-Based Framework for Real-Virtual Teleconferences
Giancarlo Fortino, Libero Nigro (129)

Kendra: Internet Distribution & Delivery System
J.A. McCann, J.S. Crane (134)

16:00-17:30 ROOM B
Session APTEC-1: Tools for Teams
Chair: Leon Rothkrantz

CSCW Tools for Teleworkers and Members of Distributed Teams
Markus Backstrom, Erik Bergersen, Hilde Hafnor, Heinz Brüggemann, Kevin Fogarty, Carlo Corte, Johan Opsommer, Pauli Ristola, Jussi Tarvainen, Roland Schmitz, Stefan Uellner (167)

A Software Platform for the Integration of a Mobile Client to Intranet Services
Andy Phippen, Chris Hindle, Steven Furnell (177)

16:00-17:30 ROOM C
Session APTEC-2: Multimedia in University Education
Chair: Shuichi Fukuda

Teaching Multimedia Development at a Technical University
Charles van der Mast, Bernard Sodoyer (187)

Experience in Using WWW Technologies in University Education
Tania Vassileva, Vassiliy Tchoumatchenko, Ilario Astinov, Mike Roach, Paul Amblard (192)


Tuesday, 6 January 1998

09:00-14:30 Registration for the conference, at the The Montfort University, Queen's Building
09:00-10:30 ROOM A
Session MEDIATEC-4: Multimedia Applications I
Chair: Shuichi Fukuda

Medical Multimedia Application for the Synchronization and Analysis of Electrical Muscular Activity, Images, and Lumbar Mobility
Juan C. Guerri, Manuel Esteve, Carlos Palau, Manuel Montfort, M. Ángeles Sarti (141)

Using Multimedia as Help, Warning and Error Messages for Process Control Systems
Dengxie Yin (149)

09:00-10:30 ROOM B
Session APTEC-3: Multimedia Project Experiences
Chair: Johan Opsommer

Media Experts Share their Expertise and Project Experience
Jan-Willem van Aalst, Charles van der Mast (199)

Experiences with the Use of New Information and Communications Technology in Marketing Education - An Austrian Case Study
Oliver Meixner, Rainer Haas (204)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 ROOM A
Session MEDIATEC-5: Multimedia Applications II
Chair: Stephen Hope

Visualisation of Simulation Results
Szabina Fodor, Tibor Remzső, István Molnár (152)

A Networked Frame Buffer with Windows Management Support
Michaela Blott, Hans Eberle (157)

11:00-12:30 ROOM B
Session APTEC-4: Internet-Based Learning
Chair: Leon Rothkrantz

Strategies for Internet-Aware Computer Simulations in Education
Jerome J. Leary, Nick Vicars-Harris (213)

Internet-Based Motion Skill Learning
Shuichi Fukuda, Yoshifusa Matsuura, Martin Dzbor (218)

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 ROOM A
Session APTEC-5: Virtual Learning Environments
Chair: Charles van der Mast

MRT-VR: A Multi-User Virtual Environment for Educational Purposes
Dieter W. Fellner, Armin Hopp (227)

Possibilities and Limitations of a Computer Supported Cooperative Learning Environment within a Spatially Distributed Practical Training
Axel Hunger, Stefan Werner (235)

Virtual Learning Environments for Object-Oriented Design Patterns
Heiko Hirschmüller, Michael Callaghan, Alan O’Callaghan (238)

13:30-15:30 ROOM B
Session APTEC-6: Simulation-Based Tools
Chair: Ilario Astinov

A Simulation Based Training Tool for Project Scheduling
Teruaki Ito, Shuichi Fukuda (249)

Frameworks for the Design and Evaluation of Simulation Based Managerial Learning Environments
Robert M. Whalley (254)

Computer Assisted Study Planning
M. Pantic, A. Djordjevic, L.J.M. Rothkrantz, H. Koppelaar (259)

15:30-15:45 ROOM A
Closing session

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