Huang Thomas S.
In the past 10 years, we have witnessed the significant advances in multimedia research and applications. Amount of new technologies have been invented for various fundamental multimedia research problems. They are helping the computing machines better perceive, organize, and retrieve the multimedia content. With the rapid development of multimedia hardware and software, nowadays we can easily make, access and share considerable multimedia contents, which could not be imagined only 10 years before. All of these result in many urgent technical problems for effectively utilizing the exploding multimedia ...