William I. Grosky

Professor and Chair

 

 

Department of Computer and Information Science

University of Michigan-Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Road

Dearborn, Michigan 48128

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office: 111 CIS

Email: wgrosky AT umich DOT edu

Phone: +1.313.583.6424

Fax: +1.248.230.4138

 

 

EDUCATION

            Baccalaureate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. in Mathematics, June 1965

            Graduate:    Brown University, M.S. in Applied Mathematics, June 1968

                              Yale University, Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science, December 1971

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

PUBLICATIONS

Scholarly Books Published

    Co-Authored

1.     R. Agrawal, W. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, Narrowing Down the Semantic Gap Between Content and Context: Using Multimodal Image Keywords, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, October 2011, ISBN: 978-3-846-52058-1

2.     R. Khosla, E. Damiani, and W.I. Grosky, Human Centered e-Business, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2003, ISBN: 978-1-402-07442-4.

3.     W.I. Grosky, R. Jain, and R. Mehrotra, Handbook of Multimedia Information Management, Prentice-Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1997, ISBN: 978-0-132-07325-7.

 

Chapters Published

Authored

1.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Emergent Semantics,’ Encyclopedia of Multimedia, B. Furht (Ed.), Springer Publishing Company, Berlin, Germany, 2008, pp. 221-222.

2.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Image Retrieval,’ Encyclopedia of Multimedia, B. Furht (Ed.), Springer Publishing Company, Berlin, Germany, 2006, pp. 316-323.

3.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Hyper-Media Databases,’ Encyclopedia of Information Systems, Hossein Bidgoli et. al. (Eds.), Academic Press, New York, 2002.

4.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Architecture for Integrating Images and Text in a Database Environment,’ Database Machines - Modern Trends & Applications, A.K. Sood and A.H. Qureshi (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York, 1986, pp. 473-498. 

 

   Co-Authored

1.           W.I. Grosky and R. Agrawal, ‘Narrowing the Semantic Gap in Image Retrieval: A Multimodal Approach,’ Multimedia Information Extraction and Digital Heritage Preservation, U.M. Munshi and B.B. Chaudhuri (Eds.), World Scientific, pp. 89-118.

2.           R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Image Clustering and Retrieval Using MPEG-7,’ The Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice, M.C. Angelides and H. Agius (Eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010, Chapter 9, pp. 221-239.

3.           B. Medjahed and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Notification Infrastructure for Semantic Agricultural Web Services,’ Metadata and Semantics, M.A. Sicilia and M.D. Lytras (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2009.

4.           W.I. Grosky, R. Agrawal, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Mind the Gaps – Finding the Appropriate Dimensional Representation for Semantic Retrieval of Multimedia Assets,’ Semantic Multimedia and Ontologies, Y. Kompatsiaris and P. Hobson (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2008, pp. 229-252.

5.           X. Li, W.I. Grosky, N. Patel, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Extracting Semantics through Dynamic Context,’ Multimedia Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, V.A. Petrushin and L. Khan (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, 2006, pp. 319-328.

6.           V.V. Raghavan, V.N. Gudivada, Z. Wu, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Information Retrieval,’ Practical Handbook of Internet Computing, M.P. Singh (Ed.), Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2005, pp. 12-1/12-23.

7.           D.V. Sreenath, W.I. Grosky, and F. Andres, ‘Metadata-Mediated Browsing and Retrieval in a Cultural Heritage Image Collection,’ Intelligent Virtual Worlds: Technologies and Applications in Distributed Virtual Environments, T. Shih (Ed.), World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, 2004.

8.           R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Video Shot Detection Using Color Anglogram and Latent Semantic Indexing: From Contents to Semantics,’ Video Databases - Design and Implementation, B. Furht and O. Marques (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2003, pp. 371-392.

9.           R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Bridging the Semantic Gap in Image Retrieval,’ Distributed Multimedia Databases: Techniques and Applications, T. Shih (Ed.), Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 2002, pp. 13-36 (Invited).

10.      W.I. Grosky, F. Fotouhi, and Z. Jiang, ‘Using Metadata for the Intelligent Browsing of Structured Media Objects,’ Managing Multimedia Data: Using Metadata to Integrate and Apply Digital Data, A. Sheth and W. Klas (Eds.), McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New York, 1998, pp. 123-148 (Invited).

11.      V. Gudivada, R.V. Sonak, W.I. Grosky, and K. Lentz, ‘Indexing for Efficient Spatial Similarity-Based Retrieval in Multimedia Databases,’ Handbook of Multimedia Computing, B. Furht (Ed.), CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida, 1998, pp. 281-298 (Invited).

12.      W.I. Grosky, R. Jain, and R. Mehrotra, ‘Introduction,’ Handbook of Multimedia Information Management, W.I. Grosky, R. Jain, and R. Mehrotra (Eds.), Prentice-Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1997, pp. 5-12.

13.      J.P. Sun and W.I. Grosky, ‘Multidimensional Histograms for Data Exploration and Mining,’ Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: Techniques and Applications, World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, 1997, pp. 287-300.

14.      W.I. Grosky and Z. Jiang, ‘Virtual World Databases,’ Multimedia Services Over the Broadband Network: Current and Future Technologies, F. Golshani, D. Minoli, and F.M. Groom (Eds.), International Engineering Consortium, Chicago, Illinois, 1996, pp. 331-337 (Invited).

15.      W.I. Grosky and R. Mehrotra, ‘Advances in Image Information Modeling,’ Image Technology, J.L.C. Sanz (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 1995, pp. 579-593 (Invited).

16.      R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘An Image Data Management System for Flexible Manufacturing,’ Intelligent Manufacturing: Programming Environments for CIM, W.A. Gruver and J.C. Boudreaux (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, 1993, pp. 237-254 (Invited).

17.      W.I. Grosky and R. Mehrotra, ‘Image Database Management,’ Advances in Computers, Volume 34, Marshall Yovits (Ed.), Academic Press, New York, 1992, pp. 237-291 (Invited).

18.      R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘SMITH:  An Efficient Model-Based Two-Dimensional Shape Matching Technique,’ Syntactic and Structural Pattern  Recognition, G. Ferrate, T. Pavlidis, A. Sanfeliu, and H. Bunke (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York, 1988, pp. 233-248.

19.      W.I. Grosky and R. Jain, ‘Region Matching in Pyramids for Dynamic Scene Analysis,’ Multiresolution Image Processing and Analysis, Azriel Rosenfeld (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York, 1984, pp. 331-342.

 

Editorships of Books/Proceedings/Journals

1.           Co-Editor, Multimedia, Computer Graphics and Broadcasting, Part I, (International Conference, Multigraph 2011, Held as part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference (FGIT 2011), in conjunction with GDC 2011, T.-H. Kim, H. Adeli, W.I. Grosky, N. Pissinou, T.K. Shih, E.J. Rothwell, B.-H. Kang, and S.-J. Shin (Eds.), Springer, December 2011, ISBN: 978-3-642-27203-5.

2.           Co-Editor, Multimedia, Computer Graphics and Broadcasting, Part II, (International Conference, Multigraph 2011, Held as part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference (FGIT 2011), in conjunction with GDC 2011, T.-H. Kim, H. Adeli, W.I. Grosky, N. Pissinou, T.K. Shih, E.J. Rothwell, B.-H. Kang, and S.-J. Shin (Eds.), Springer, December 2011, ISBN: 978-3-642-27185-4.

3.           Scientific Committee Member, Computational Informatics, Social Factors and New Information Technologies: Hypermedia Perspectives and Avant-Garde Experiences in the Era of Communicability Expansion, Blue Herons Editions, To Appear.

4.           Scientific Committee Member, New Horizons in Creative Open Software, Multimedia, Human Factors and Software Engineering, Blue Herons Editions, To Appear.

5.           Review Board Member, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Special Issue on Multimedia Data Annotation and Retrieval using Web 2.0, To Appear.

6.           Editorial Advisory Board Member, Machine Learning Techniques for Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: Technologies, Applications, and Perspectives, IGI Global, To appear. (Edited by C.-H. Wei)

7.           Co-Editor, Signal Processing and Multimedia, (International Conferences, Signal Processing, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition (SIP’10) and Second International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (Multigraph’10), Held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference (FGIT’10)), T.-H. Kim, S,K. Pal, W.I.  Grosky, N. Pissinous, and T.K. Shih (Eds.), Springer, December 2010, ISBN: 978-3-642-17640-1.

8.           Co-Editor, Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications, (International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications, (UCMA’10)), G.S. Tomar, W.I. Grosky, T.-H. Kim, S. Mohammed, and S.K. Saha (Eds.), Springer, June 2010, ISBN: 978-3-642-13466-1.

9.           Guest Co-Editor, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Special Issue on Emerging Multimedia Applications, Volume 47, Number 3 (May 2010). (With H.-C. Chao, S. Hussain and S.-C. Chen)

10.      Co-Editor, Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (First International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (Multigraph’09)), D. Slezak, W.I. Grosky, N. Pissinou, T.K. Shih, T.H. Kim, and B.H. Kang (Eds.), Springer, 2010, ISBN: 978-3-642-10511-1.

11.      Guest Co-Editor, IEEE Multimedia, Special Issue on the Many Faces of Semantics, Best Papers from the First Workshop on the Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics, April-June 2009. (With F. Fotouhi and P. Stanchev).

12.      Guest Co-Editor, IEEE Multimedia, Special Issue on Intelligent Pervasive Multimedia Systems, January-March 2009. (With C. Zhang and S.-C. Chen).

13.      Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration, Lawrence Tomei (Ed.), Idea Group Reference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 2007.

14.      Guest Co-Editor, Journal of Digital Information Management, Special Issue on Multimedia Semantics, Volume 4, Number 4 (December 2006). (With P. Stanchev)

15.      Guest Co-Editor, International Journal of Semantic Web and Information Systems, Special Issue on Multimedia Semantics, Volume 2, Number 3 (July-September 2006). (With F. Fotouhi)

16.      Guest Co-Editor, Journal of Digital Information Management, Special Issue on Multimedia Semantics, Volume 3, Number 4 (December 2005). (With P. Stanchev)

17.      Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Borko Furht (Ed.), Springer, New York, New York, 2005.

18.      Guest Editor, Special Issue on Expanded Papers from the First Workshop on Multimedia Semantics, held in conjunction with SOFSEM 2002, Milovy, Czech Republic, November 2002, Special issue of Multimedia Tools & Applications, November 2004.

19.      Advisory Board Member, Science in Dispute, Volume I, Neil Schlager (Ed.), Gale Group/ Thomson Learning, Detroit, Michigan, 2002.

20.      Advisory Board Member, World of Computer Science, Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 2002.

21.      Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, New York, 1999.

22.      Editor, Handbook of Multimedia Information Management, Prentice-Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1997 (With R. Jain and R. Mehrotra).

23.      Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Computers, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1992.

24.      Guest Co-Editor, Image Database Management, Special issue of IEEE Computer, December 1989. (With R. Mehrotra)

 

Journal Articles

   Refereed Journals

1.           B. Hawashin, F. Fotouhi, T.M. Truta, and W. Grosky, ‘Efficient Privacy Preserving Protocols for Similarity Join,’ Transactions on Data Privacy, Volume 1 (2011), pp. 1-28.

2.           J. Wang, N. Patel, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Moving Camera, Moving Object Segmentation in Compressed Video Sequences,’ International Journal of Image and Graphics, Volume 9, Number 4 (October 2009), pp. 609-627.

3.           B. Medjahed, S. Hadi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Service-Oriented Framework for Controlling Invasive Species in Agriculture,’ International Journal of Metadata, Semantics, and Ontologies, Special Issue on Agricultural Metadata and Semantics, Volume 4, Issue 1/2 (2009), pp. 34-41.

4.           A. Varadarajan, N. Patel, B. Maxim, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Analysing the Efficacy of Using Digital Ink Devices in a Learning Environment,’ Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 40, Number 2 (November 2008), pp. 211-239.

5.           J. Wang, N. Patel, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Video Frame-Rate Up-Conversion Under Inconsistent Camera Motion,’ Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 39 (September 2008), pp. 329-351.

6.           H. Yan, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Augmenting the Power of LSI in Text Retrieval: Singular Value Rescaling,’ Data & Knowledge Engineering, Volume 65 (2008), pp. 108-125.

7.           M. Morse, J.M. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Evaluation of the Continuous Time-Interval Skyline,’ Information Sciences, Volume 177, Number 17 (September 2007), pp. 3411-3437.

8.           M. Morse, J.M. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Evaluation of Radial Queries Using the Target Tree,’ International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Volume 1, Number 3 (2007), pp. 24-41.

9.           W.I. Grosky and F. Fotouhi, ‘Special Issue: Multimedia Semantics, Editorial Preface,’ International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, Volume 2, Number 3 (July-September 2006), pp. i-vi.

10.      W.I. Grosky, D.V. Sreenath, F. Fotouhi, and V. Wietrzyk, ‘The Multimedia Semantic Web,’ International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Volume 2, Number 5/6 (2006), pp. 326-340.

11.      W.I. Grosky and P. Stanchev, ‘Introduction to the Multimedia Semantics Issue,’ Journal of Digital Information Management, Volume 4, Number 4 (December 2006), p. 206.

12.      G. Kaur, J. Tan, M. Alam, V. Chaudhary, D. Chen, M. Dong, H. Eltahawy, F. Fotouhi, C. Gammage, J. Gong, W.I. Grosky, et. al., ‘CASMIL: A Comprehensive Software/Toolkit for Image-Guided Neurosurgeries,’ International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, Volume 2 (2006), pp. 123-138.

13.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Semantics: Introduction,’ Journal of Digital Information Management, Volume 3, Number 4 (December 2005), pp. 212-213.

14.      W.I. Grosky, N. Patel, X. Li, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Dynamically Emerging Semantics in an MPEG-7 Image Database,’ Computer Journal, Volume 48, Number 5 (2005), pp. 536-544.

15.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Introduction: Special Issue on Expanded Papers from the First Workshop on Multimedia Semantics, November 28/29, 2002 in Milovy, Czech Republic, in Conjunction with SOFSEM 2002,’ Multimedia Tools & Applications, Volume 24, Number 2 (November 2004), pp. 87-88.

16.      W.I. Grosky and G. Deshpande, ‘Web Page Retrieval by Structure,’ International Journal on Information Theories & Applications, Volume 11, Number 2 (2004), pp. 135-140.

17.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, S.H. Shah Khan, and J. Al-Muhtadi, ‘Operators of the Temporal Object System and Their Implementation,’ Information Sciences, Volume 158, Number 1 (January 2004), pp. 37-68.

18.      I. Ahmad and W.I. Grosky, ‘Indexing and Retrieval of Images by Spatial Constraints,’ Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Volume 14, Number 3 (September 2003), pp. 291-320.

19.      W.I. Grosky, D.V. Sreenath, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Emergent Semantics and the Multimedia Semantic Web,’ SIGMOD Record, Volume 31, Number 4 (December 2002), pp. 54-58.

20.      R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Narrowing the Semantic Gap – Improved Text-Based Web Document Retrieval Using Visual Features,’ IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 4, Number 2 (June 2002), pp. 189-200.

21.      R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Negotiating the Semantic Gap: From Feature Maps to Semantic Landscapes,’ Pattern Recognition, Volume 35, Number 3 (March 2002), pp. 51-58.

22.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Spatial Color Indexing Using Rotation, Translation, and Scale Invariant Anglograms,’ Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 15, Number 3 (December 2001), pp. 247-268.

23.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Image Indexing and Retrieval Using Object-Based Point Feature Maps,’ Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Volume 11, Number 3 (June 2000), pp. 323-343.

24.      I. Ahmad and W.I. Grosky, ‘Spatial Similarity-Based Retrievals in Image Databases,’ Journal of Computer Science and Information Management, Volume 2, Number 2 (1999), pp. 1-10.

25.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Managing Multimedia Information in Database Systems,’ Communications of the ACM, Volume 40, Number 12 (December 1997), pp. 73-80.

26.      V.N. Gudivada, V.V. Raghavan, W.I. Grosky, and R. Kasanagottu, ‘Information Retrieval on the World-Wide Web,’ IEEE Internet Computing, Volume 1, Number 5 (September – October 1997), pp. 58-68.

27.      A. Maamir and W.I. Grosky, ‘Estimating Block Accesses in a B+-Tree Whose Leaf Records are of Arbitrary Size,’ Information Systems, Volume 22, Number 5 (1997), pp. 325-331.

28.      Z. Jiang, W.I. Grosky, and L. Zamorano, ‘Immersive Database - Concepts and Preliminary Study,’ Journal of Medicine and Virtual Reality, Volume 1, Number 2 (1996), pp. 20-26.

29.      L. Zamorano, Z. Jiang, W.I. Grosky, M. Kadi, and F. Diaz, ‘Telepresence and Virtual Reality in Computer-Assisted Neurosurgery: Basic Theory and a Prototype,’ Journal of Medicine and Virtual Reality, Volume 1, Number 1 (Spring 1995), pp. 54-59.

30.      L. Sirounian and W.I. Grosky, ‘THERIS: A Knowledge Model for Integrating Deductive, Heterogeneous Databases,’ IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Volume 7, Number 1 (February 1995), pp. 82-105.

31.      W.I. Grosky, F. Fotouhi, I.K. Sethi, and B. Capatina, ‘Content-Based Hypermedia - Using Metadata for the Intelligent Browsing of Structured Media Objects,’ ACM SIGMOD Record, Volume 23, Number 4 (December 1994), pp. 49-56.

32.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Information Systems,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 1, Number 1 (1994), pp. 12-24.

33.      W.I. Grosky and Z. Jiang, ‘A Hierarchical Approach to Feature Indexing,’ Image and Vision Computing, Volume 12 (1994), pp. 275-283.

34.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, I. Ahmad, and W.I. Grosky, ‘TOS: A Temporal Object-Oriented System,’ Journal of Database Management, Volume 5 (1994), pp. 3-14.

35.      W.I. Grosky, P. Neo, and R. Mehrotra, ‘A Pictorial Index Mechanism for Model-Based Matching,’ Data and Knowledge Engineering, Volume 8 (1992), pp. 309-327.

36.      W.I. Grosky and R. Mehrotra, ‘Index-Based Object Recognition in Pictorial Data Management,’ Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Volume 52 (1990), pp. 416-436.

37.      R. Mehrotra, F.K. Kung, and William I. Grosky, ‘Industrial Part Recognition Using A Component Index,’ Image and Vision Computing, Volume 8 (1990), pp. 225-232.

38.      W.I. Grosky and L. Tamburino, ‘A Unified Approach to the Linear Camera Calibration Problem,’ IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Volume 12 (1990), pp. 663-671.

39.      W.I. Grosky and R. Mehrotra, ‘Image Database Management,’ IEEE Computer, Volume 22 (1989), pp. 7-8.

40.      R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘Shape Matching Utilizing Indexed Hypotheses Generation and Testing,’ IEEE Journal of Robotics and Automation, Volume 5 (1989), pp. 70-77.

41.      W.I. Grosky and Y. Lu, ‘Iconic Indexing Using Generalized Pattern Matching Techniques,’ Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Volume 35 (1986), pp. 383-403.

42.      W.I. Grosky and R. Jain, ‘A Pyramid-Based Approach to Segmentation Applied to Region Matching,’ IEEE Transactions in Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Volume 8 (1986), pp. 639-650.

43.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Toward a Data Model for Integrated Pictorial Databases,’ Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Volume 25 (1984), pp. 371-382.

44.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Optimal Quadtrees for Image Segments,’ IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Volume PAMI-5 (1983), pp. 77-83.

45.      M. Li, W.I. Grosky, and R. Jain, ‘Normalized Quadtrees with Respect to Translations,’ Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Volume 20 (1982), pp. 72-81.

46.      W.I. Grosky, ‘On the Power of Two-Dimensional Matrix Grammars Which are Not Length Consistent,’ Information and Control, Volume 44 (1980), pp. 197-221.

47.      K. Agarwal and W.I. Grosky, ‘Towards an Algebraic Characterization for Graph Isomorphism,’ Congressus Numerantium, Volume 28 (1980), pp. 187-209.

48.      W.I. Grosky, ‘On the Existence of Garden of Eden Configurations,’ Information and Control, Volume 36 (1978), pp. 234-243.

49.      P.S.P. Wang and W.I. Grosky, ‘Recursiveness of Monotonic Array Grammars and a Hierarchy of Array Languages,’ Information and Control, Volume 5 (1976), pp. 24-26, 90.

50.      G. Baralt-Torrijos, L. Chiaraviglio, and W.I. Grosky, ‘The Programmatic Semantics of Binary Predicator Calculi,’ Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, Volume 16 (1975), pp. 591-596.

 

Invited Review Articles – Editor/Co-Editor

1.           W.I. Grosky, Co-Editor of Media Impact, C. Harrison, J. Wiese, and A.K. Dey, ‘Achieving Ubiquity: The New Third Wave,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 17, Number 3 (2010), pp. 8-12.

2.           W.I. Grosky, Co-Editor of Media Impact, A.M. Phelps, C.A. Egert, and J.D. Bayliss, ‘Games in the Classroom: Using Games as a Motivator for Studying Computing: Part 2,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 16, Number 3 (2009), pp. 2-7.

3.           W.I. Grosky, Co-Editor of Media Impact, A.M. Phelps, C.A. Egert, and J.D. Bayliss, ‘Games in the Classroom: Using Games as a Motivator for Studying Computing: Part 1,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 16, Number 2 (2009), pp. 4-8.

4.           W.I. Grosky, Co-Editor of Media Impact, B. Feijo, ‘Visualization, Digital Content, and Simulation,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 16, Number 1 (2009), pp. 8-12.

5.           W.I. Grosky and U. Westermann, Co-Editors of Media Impact, R. Zeleznik, T. Miller, A. van Dam, C. Li, D. Tenneson, C. Maloney, and J.J. LaViola, ‘Applications and Issues in Pen-Centric Computing,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 15, Number 4 (2008), pp. 14-21.

6.           W.I. Grosky and U. Westermann, Co-Editors of Media Impact, H. Godbersen, ‘Virtual Environments for Everyone,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 15, Number 3 (2008), pp. 90-95.

7.           W.I. Grosky and U. Westermann, Co-Editors of Media Impact, G. Friedland, W. Hurst, and L. Knipping, ‘Multimedia Education in Computer Science: A Little Bit of Everything is Not Enough,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 15, Number 2 (2008), pp. 78-82.

8.           W.I. Grosky and U. Westermann, Co-Editors of Media Impact, E. Castronova, T. Ross, M. Bell, M. Falk, R. Cornell, and M. Haselton, ‘Constructing Arden: Life Inside the Machine,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 15, Number 1 (2008), pp. 4-8.

9.           W.I. Grosky and U. Westermann, Co-Editors of Media Impact, A. Kansal, S. Nath, J. Liu, and F. Zhao, ‘SenseWeb: An Infrastructure for Shared Sensing,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 14, Number 4 (2007), pp. 8-13.

10.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 5, Number 4 (1998), pp. 6-7

11.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 4, Number 4 (1997), pp. 6-8.

12.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 4, Number 3 (1997), pp. 5-7.

13.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 4, Number 2 (1997), pp. 10-13.

14.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 4, Number 1 (1997), pp. 12-16.

15.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 3, Number 4 (1996), pp. 10-12.

16.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 3, Number 3 (1996), pp. 7-9.

17.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 3, Number 2 (1996), pp. 6-9.

18.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 3, Number 1 (1996), pp. 6-9.

19.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 2, Number 4 (1995), pp. 5-7.

20.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 2, Number 3 (1995), pp. 4-7.

21.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 2, Number 2 (1995), pp. 4-6.

22.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 2, Number 1 (1995), pp. 4-5.

23.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 1, Number 4 (1994), pp. 5-6.

24.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 1, Number 3 (1994), pp. 5-8.

25.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 1, Number 2 (1994), pp. 7-10.

26.      W.I. Grosky, Editor, ‘In the News,’ IEEE Multimedia, Volume 1, Number 1 (1994), p. 8.

 

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

Refereed Papers

1.           B. Hawashin, F. Fotouhi, and W. Grosky, ‘Diffusion Maps: A Superior Semantic Method to Improve Similarity Join Performance,’ Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (Fourth International Workshop on Mining Multiple Information Sources, Sydney, Australia, December 2010, pp. 9-16.

2.           R. Agrawal, C. Wu, W. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Bayesian Framework for Automatic Image Annotation using Visual Keywords,’ Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 75 (2010), G.S. Tomar, W.I. Grosky, T.-H. Kim, S. Mohammed, and S.K. Saha (Eds.), Springer), Miyazaki, Japan, June 2010, pp. 142-157.

3.           L. Tan, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, H.F. Pop, and N. Mouaddib, ‘Improving Similarity Join Algorithms Using Fuzzy Clustering Technique,’ Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (Third International Workshop on Mining Multiple Information Sources), Miami Beach, Florida, December 2009, pp. 545-550.

4.           L. Tan, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, and N. Mouaddib, ‘Improving Similarity Join Algorithms Using Vertical Clustering Techniques,’ Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT’09), London, England, August 2009, pp. 491-496.

5.           R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Virus Detection and Removal Service Architecture in Digital Ecosystems,’ Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Digital Ecosystems (DEST’09), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2009, CD, ISBN 978-1-4244-23460, pp. 301-305.

6.           R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Searching for an Appropriate Template Size for Multimodal Image Clustering,’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Ouarzazate, Morocco, April 2009, CD-ROM, 978-1-4244-3758-0.

7.           F. Ataa-Allah, W.I. Grosky, and D. Aboutajdine, ‘Document Clustering Based on Diffusion Maps and a Comparison of the k-Means Performances in Various Spaces,’ Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Marrakech, Morocco, July 2008, pp. 579-584.

8.           R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, F. Fotouhi, and C. Wu, ‘Application of Diffusion Kernel in Multimodal Image Retrieval,’ Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval, Taichung, Taiwan, December 2007, pp. 271-276.   

9.           B. Maxim, W.I. Grosky, and J. Baugh, ‘Work in Progress: Introducing Information Technology Through Game Design,’ Proceedings of the 37th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2007, pp. TIB1-TIB2.

10.      B. Medjahed and W.I. Grosky, ‘Sentinel: Intelligent Information Sharing for Controlling the Emerald Ash Borer Threat,’ Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research, Special Session on Agricultural Metadata and Semantics, Corfu, Greece, October 2007, CD-ROM Proceedings, on http://www.mtsr.ionio.gr/proceedings/session-agro/O1_MedjahedGrosky.pdf.

11.      R. Agrawal, C.H. Wu, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Image Clustering Using Visual and Text Keywords,’ Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, Jacksonville, Florida, June 2007, pp. 49-54.

12.      F. Ataa-Allah, W.I. Grosky, and D. Aboutajdine, ‘On-Line Single-Pass Clustering Based on Diffusion Maps,’ Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, Paris, France, June 2007, pp. 107-118.

13.      R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Ranking Privacy Policy,’ Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Privacy Data Management, in conjunction with the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2007, pp. 192-197.

14.      R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Image Clustering Using Multimodal Keywords,’ Proceedings of the First International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies, LNCS #4306, Athens, Greece, December 2006, pp. 113-123. (Best Paper Award)

15.      R. Agrawal, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Image Retrieval Using Multimodal Keywords,’ Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval, co-located with the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, San Diego, California, December 2006, pp. 817-822.

16.      R. Agrawal, C.-H. Wu, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Diffusion Maps-Based Image Clustering,’ Proceedings of the International Workshop on Research Issues in Digital Libraries, Kolkata, India, December 2006, Article No. 9,  http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/ 1364742.1364754.

17.      M. Morse, J. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Continuous Skyline Computation,’ Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2006, p. 108.

18.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Moving Camera Moving Object Segmentation in an MPEG-2 Compressed Video Sequence,’ Proceedings of the Conference on Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval (IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging), San Jose, California, January 2006, pp. 372-379.

19.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Video Frame Rate Up-Conversion Under Inconsistent Camera Motion,’ Proceedings of the Conference on Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval (IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging), San Jose, California, January 2006, pp. 1-12.

20.      F. Mostowfi, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Simplifying a General Ontology Using Instances,’ Proceedings of the Knowledge Markup and Semantic Annotation Workshop (In conjunction with the Fourth International Semantic Web Conference), Galway, Ireland, November 2005, pp. 95-99.

21.      A. Varadarajan, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, 'Semantic Pen – A Personal Information Management System for Pen-Based Devices,' Proceedings of the Semantic Desktop Workshop (In conjunction with the Fourth International Semantic Web Conference), Galway, Ireland, November 2005, pp. 268-273.

22.      V.I. Wietrzyk and W.I. Grosky, ‘Designing Responsive Database-Driven Web Sites,’ Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Data Management in Global Data Repositories (GREP 2005), In conjunction with the Sixteenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2005), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2005, pp. 1145-1149.

23.      V.I. Wietrzyk, I. Wietrzyk, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Web Based Electronic Marketplaces: Trading through Collaboration,’ Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Web Based Collaboration (WBC 2005), In conjunction with the Sixteenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2005), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2005, pp. 616-620.

24.      V.I. Wietrzyk, R. Lawson, I. Wietrzyk, and B. Grosky, ‘Architecting E-Business Infrastructure,’ Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005, pp. 47-52.

25.      V.I. Wietrzyk, M. Takizawa and B. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Environment for Real-Time E-Business,’ Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005, pp. 400-405.

26.      V.I. Wietrzyk, I. Wietrzyk, and B. Grosky, ‘E-Business Portals – Architecture and Collaboration,’ Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005, pp. 117-122.

27.      W.I. Grosky, ‘The Multimedia Semantic Web,’ Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, March 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3433, S. Bhalla (Ed.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2005, pp. 115-118.

28.      M.D. Morse, J.M. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Evaluation of Radial Queries Using the Target Tree,’ Proceedings of the International Workshop on Biomedical Data Engineering (BMDE 2005, in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering 2005), Tokyo, Japan, April 2005, pp. 130-137.

29.      H. Yan W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Augmenting the Power of the Various Versions of LSI Used in Document Retrieval,’ In Databases in Networked Information Systems, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop, DNIS 2005, (Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, March 2005), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3433, S. Bhalla (Ed.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2005, pp. 150-158.

30.      J. Godard, F. Andres, W.I. Grosky, and K. Ono, ‘Knowledge Management Framework for the Collaborative Distribution of Information,’ In Current Trends in Database Technology – EDBT 2004 Workshops (Revised Selected Papers), Proceedings of the Workshop on Database Technologies for Handling XML-Information on the Web (DataX), (Heraklion, Greece, March 2004), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, W. Lindner, M. Mesiti, C. Turker, Y. Tzitzkas, A. Vakali (Eds.), Volume 3268, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2004, pp. 289-298.

31.      D.V. Sreenath, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Using Coherent Semantic Subpaths to Derive Emergent Semantics,’ In Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference (Wellington, New Zealand, September 2004), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, M. Negoita, R. Howlett, L. Jain, and C. Lakhmi (Eds.), Volume 3215, 2004, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 173-179.

32.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Video Data Management Using a Seeded Region Growing Technique,’ Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia Software Engineering (ISMSE 2004), in conjunction with 2004 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Content-based Analysis and Retrieval (MCAR 2004), Miami, Florida, December 2004, pp. 561-564.

33.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Fast Block-based Motion Compensation Video Frame Interpolation Approach,’ Proceedings of the 38th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, California, November 2004, pp. 1740-1743.

34.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Video-Shot Boundary Detection Using Region Growing-Based Watershed Method,’ Proceedings of Multimedia Systems and Applications VII, SPIE Optics East, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2004, pp. 200-209.

35.      J. Wang, N. Patel, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Video Frame Rate Up-Conversion Using Region Based Motion Compensation,’ Proceedings of the IEEE Region 4 Electro/Information Technology Conference (EIT2004), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 2004.

36.      V. Wietrzyk, R. Lawson, M. Takizawa and W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Distributed Infrastructure for B2B Operations in Web Services,’ Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Internet Computing, Volume II, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004, pp. 936-942.

37.      W.I. Grosky, F. Fotouhi, A. Aristar, M. Dong, H. Jamil, X. Lu, and R. Reynolds, 'A Digital Library for Endangered Languages,' Proceedings of the 2003 Nara Symposium for Digital Silk Roads, Nara, Japan, December 2003, pp. 85-92 (Invited).

38.      W.I. Grosky and D.V. Sreenath, ‘Emergent Document Semantics,’ Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Rome, Italy, September 2003, pp. 266-271.

39.      V.I. Wietrzyk, M. Takizawa, T. Enokido, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Transactional Aid to Workflow Distribution to Support E-Commerce,’ Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2003), Prague, Czech Republic, September 2003, pp. 199-203.

40.      D. Hwang, F. Fotouhi, R.L. Finley, Jr., and W.I. Grosky, ‘Predictive Model for Yeast Protein Functions using Modular Neural Approach,’ Proceedings of the Third IEEE Symposium on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE 2003), Washington, D.C., March 2003, pp. 436-440.

41.      X. Li, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Detecting Image Borders for Image Annotation,’ Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (In conjunction with the Ninth ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), Washington, D.C., July 2003, pp 59-63.

42.      X. Li, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Determining Region Semantics,’ Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Programming, Varna, Bulgaria, June 2003, pp. 121-127.

43.      D.V. Sreenath, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Content-Based Navigational Querying,’ Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Programming, Varna, Bulgaria, June 2003, pp. 128-134.

44.      W.I. Grosky, D.V. Sreenath, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Emergent Semantics from Users’ Browsing Paths,’ Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on  Intelligence and Security Informatics, Tucson, Arizona, June 2003, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2665,  H. Chen, R. Miranda, D. Zeng, C. Demchak, J. Schroeder, and T. Madhusudan (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2003, pp. 355-357.

45.      R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Extracting Semantic Information in Geographic Image Data: Some Preliminary Results,’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST’03), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2003, pp. 59-65.

46.      R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Novel Video Shot Detection Technique Using Color Anglogram and Latent Semantic Indexing,’ Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Multimedia Network Systems and Applications (MNSA’03, Associated with the IEEE 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems), Providence, Rhode Island, May 2003, pp. 550-555.

47.      W.I. Grosky and D.V. Sreenath, ‘Metadata Mediated Browsing and Retrieval in Semantically-Rich Cultural Image Collections,’ Proceedings of the 2001 Tokyo Symposium for Digital Silk Roads, Tokyo, Japan, December 2001, pp. 115-126.

48.      P. Stanchev and W.I. Grosky, ‘FRSQ: A Binary Image Coding Method’, Proceedings of the First IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Cairo, Egypt, December 2001, pp. 338-342.

49.      W.I. Grosky and R. Zhao, ‘Improved Text-Based Web Document Retrieval Using Visual Features,’ Proceedings of the First International Conference on Integration of Multimedia Contents, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, November 2001, pp. 16-21 (Invited).

50.      W.I. Grosky and R. Zhao, ‘Negotiating the Semantic Gap: From Feature Maps to Semantic Landscapes,’ In SOFSEM 2001: Theory and Practice of Informatics, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Informatics (Piestany, Slovak Republic, November 2001), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2234, L. Pacholski and P. Ružička (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001, pp. 33-52.

51.      W.I. Grosky and P.L. Stanchev, ‘Object-Oriented Image Database Model,’ Proceedings of the 16th ISCA Conference on Computers and Their Applications, Seattle, Washington, March 2001, pp. 94-97.

52.      W.I. Grosky and R. Zhao, ‘From Feature Maps to Semantic Landscapes: Negotiating the Semantic Gap,’ Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Multimedia Annotation, Tokyo, Japan, January 2001.

53.      W.I. Grosky and P. Stanchev, ‘An Image Data Model,’ In Advances in Visual Information Systems, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Advances in Visual Information Systems (Visual 2000), (Lyon, France, November 2000), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1929, R. Laurini (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2000, pp. 14-25.

54.      R. Zhao and W.I. Grosky, ‘From Features to Semantics: Some Preliminary Results,’ Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New York, New York, July 2000, pp. 679-682 (Invited).

55.      W.I. Grosky and Y. Tao, ‘Spatial Color Indexing Using Rotation, Translation, and Scale Invariant Anglograms,’ Proceedings of the International Symposium on Image/Video Communications over Fixed and Mobile Networks, Rabat, Morocco, April 2000, Volume 1, pp. 48-59 (Invited).

56.      F. Andres, N. Dessaigne, W.I. Grosky, K. Ono, S. Satoh, and Y. Tao, ‘Toward Multimedia Document Support Inside the AHYDS Platform,’ Proceedings of the 1999 International Symposium on Database Applications in Non-Traditional Environments (DANTE ’99), Kyoto, Japan, November 1999, pp. 152-155.

57.      F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, and M. Johnson, ‘CLaP: A System to Query the Web using Content, Link, and Presentation Information,’ Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Kusadasi, Turkey, October 1999, pp. 214-221.

58.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Spatial Color Indexing: A Novel Approach for Content-Based Image Retrieval,’ Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Florence, Italy, June 1999, pp. 530-535.

59.      Y. Tao, W.I. Grosky, L. Zamorano, Z. Jiang, and J. Gong, ‘Segmentation and Representation of Lesions in MRI Brain Images,’ Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 1999, San Diego, California, February 1999, p. 930-939.

60.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Delaunay Triangulation for Image Object Indexing: A Novel Method for Shape Representation,’ Proceedings of the Seventh SPIE Symposium on Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases, San Jose, California, January 1999, pp.631-642.

61.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Object-Based Image Retrieval Using Point Feature Maps,’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Database Semantics (DS-8), Rotorua, New Zealand, January 1999, pp. 59-73.

62.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Managing Multimedia in a Database Environment,’ In Advances in Databases and Information, Proceedings of the Second East European Symposium on Advances in Databases and Information Systems, Poznan, Poland, September 1998, W. Litwin, T. Morzy, and G. Vossen (Eds.), Volume 1475, Springer Publishing Company, Berlin, Germany, pp. 3-5.

63.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Data Mining and Its Implications for Query Processing, Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Workshop on Database Systems Applications, Vienna, Austria, August 1998, pp. 95-100 (Invited).

64.      J. Sun and W.I. Grosky, ‘Dynamic Maintenance of Multidimensional Range Data Partitioning for Parallel Data Processing,’ Proceedings of the First ACM International Workshop in Data Warehousing and OLAP, Washington, D.C., November 1998, pp. 72-79.

65.      Y. Tao and W.I. Grosky, ‘Image Matching Using the OBIR System with Feature Point Histograms,In Visual Database Systems 4 (VDB4), Proceedings of IFIP TC2/WG2.6 Fourth Working Conference on Visual Database Systems 4 (VDB4), L’Aquila, Italy, May 1998, Y. Ioannidis and W. Klas (Eds.), Chapman & Hall Publishers, London, England, pp. 192-197.

66.      Y. Tao, W.I. Grosky, and C. Liu, 'An Automatic Partial Deduction System for Constraint Logic Programs, Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Huntington Beach, California, November 1997, pp. 149-156.

67.      I. Ahmad and W.I. Grosky, ‘Spatial Similarity-Based Retrievals and Image Indexing by Hierarchical Decomposition, Proceedings of the International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 1997, pp. 269-278.

68.      S.R. Larkins, B.D. Dokter, J. Bickel, K. Schoel, A.T. Vulpetti, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, S.R. Anavekar, and J. Divekar, ‘Safety Information Access System,’ Proceedings of the 1997 Conference on Laboratory Safety and Environmental Management, San Diego, California, July 1997, p. 23-25.

69.      I. Ahmad and W.I. Grosky, ‘Image Indexing and Similarity-Based Retrievals,’ Proceedings of the Workshop on Handling Image Data in Multimedia Databases, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 1997, pp. 96-129.

70.      A.T. Vulpetti, B.D. Dokter, J. Bickel, K. Schoel, S. Larkins, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, S.R. Anavekar, and J. Divekar, ‘Safety Information Access System,’ Proceedings of the 1996 Conference on Laboratory Safety and Environmental Management, Boston, Massachusetts, July 1996, p. 7.

71.      F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, and M.D. Kelly, ‘Usage and Performance Modeling of the Site Model Database System,’ Proceedings of the Model Supported Exploitation Database Issues Workshop, Office of Research and Development, Central Intelligence Agency, McLean, Virginia, November 1995, Section W.I. Grosky (Invited).

72.      W.I. Grosky, Z. Jiang, and I. Ahmad, ‘Structured Browsing of Media Objects,’ Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems and Hypermedia, Tokyo, Japan, March 1995, pp. 7-14 (Invited).

73.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Share-Kno: Knowledge Sharing Mechanism of the TOS,’ Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Mathematical and Computer Modelling and Scientific Computing, Boston, Massachusetts, July 1995.

74.      A. Shah, H. Mathkour, J. Agrawal, Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Categorical Formulation for Temporal Complex Objects of the TOS,’ Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Mathematical and Computer Modelling and Scientific Computing, Boston, Massachusetts, July 1995.

75.      T. Al-Sayegh, A. Shah, I. Faraj, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Designing an Object Manager for TOS,’ Proceedings of the Third Golden West International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 1994, pp. 813-822.

76.      T. Al-Sayegh, A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Design of Object Manager for the TOS,’ Proceedings of the VIII International Symposium in Informatics Application (INFONOR94), Antofagasta, Chile, November 21-25, 1994, pp. 103-109.

77.      M.K. Choe, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Cooperative Object Construction in a Multidatabase Multisource Data Environment,’ Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual International Conference of the Association of Management, Dallas, Texas, August 1994, pp. 16-39.

78.      M.K. Choe, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Cooperative Object Construction In a Multidatabase Multisource Data Environment,’ Proceedings of the IASTED International on Modeling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1994, pp. 53-56.

79.      W.I. Grosky, F. Fotouhi, I.K. Sethi, and B. Capatina, ‘Content-Based Hypermedia - Intelligent Browsing of Structured Media Objects,’ Twenty-Eighth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, California, October 1994, pp. 1336-1440  (Invited).

80.      Z. Jiang, L. Zamorano, W.I. Grosky, M. Kadi, and F. Diaz, ‘Telepresence and Virtual Reality in Computer-Assisted Neurological Surgery: Basic Theory and a Prototype,’ Proceedings of the 1994 Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing, Rochester, Minnesota, October 1994, pp. 574-596.

81.      A. Maamir and W.I. Grosky, ‘Index Concatenation: A New Reorganization Operation for Object-Oriented Database Systems,’ Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, April 1994, pp. 234-240.

82.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Knowledge Sharing Mechanism of the TOS,’ Proceedings of the Eighth Brazil Symposium on Software Engineering, Curitiba, Brazil, October 1994, pp. 211-219.

83.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Temporal Object Systems Approach to Vehicle Design and Development,’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Data and Knowledge Systems for Manufacturing and Engineering, Hong Kong, May 1994.

84.      A. Shah, H. Mathkour, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Categorical Formalism for the TOS,’ Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference on Applied Mathematics, Edmond, Oklahoma, February 1994, pp. 212-224.

85.      W.I. Grosky, J. Sun, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Dynamic Selectivity Estimation for Multidimensional Queries,’ Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Foundations of Data Organization and Algorithms, (Chicago, Illinois, October 1993), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 730, D.B. Lomet (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1993, pp. 231-246.

86.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Renovation of Complex Objects in the Temporal Object System,’ Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1993, pp. 203-209.

87.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, A. Al-Dhelanaud, and A. Vashishta, ‘A Temporal Object for a Construction Environment,’ Proceedings of the XIII Conference of the Brazilian Computer Society (SEMISH-93), Florianopolis, Brazil, August 1993, pp. 211-225.

88.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, W.I. Grosky, S. Rana, and A. Vashishta, ‘Offstage Objects and their Renovation in the Temporal Object System,’ Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, Daejon, Korea, April 1993, pp. 306-312.

89.      F. Yin and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Modified Rete Algorithm for Rule Condition Evaluation in a Database Environment,’ Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Management of Data, Calcutta, India, December 1993, pp. 221-243.

90.      F. Fotouhi, A. Shah, and W.I. Grosky, ‘TOS: A Temporal Object System,’ Preproceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computing and Information, Toronto, Canada, May 1992, pp. 353-356.

91.      W.I. Grosky and Z. Jiang, ‘A Hierarchical Approach to Feature Indexing,’ Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Image Storage and Retrieval Systems, San Jose, California, February 1992, pp. 9-20.

92.      A. Shah, F. Fotouhi, and W.I. Grosky, ‘Complex Objects in the Temporal Object System,’ Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computing and Information, Toronto, Canada, May 1992, pp. 381-384.

93.      F. Fotouhi, T.G. Lee, and W.I. Grosky, ‘The Generalized Index Model for Object-Oriented Database Systems,’ Proceedings of the Tenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1991, pp. 302-308.

94.      F. Fotouhi, T.G. Lee, and W.I. Grosky, ‘An Indexing Model for Complex Object Hierarchies in Object-Oriented Databases,’ Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Berlin, August 1991, pp. 221-226.

95.      W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimedia Systems,’ Position Statement in Proceedings of the Tenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1991, pp. 722-724.

96.      G.B. Singh and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Recognition of Partially Visible Objects Using Hierarchical Features,’ Proceedings of Vision ‘90, Detroit, Michigan, November 1990, pp. 2-83/2-96.

97.      J. Sun, W.I. Grosky, and M.H. Hassoun, ‘A Fast Algorithm for Finding Global Minima of Error Functions in Layered Neural Networks,’ Proceedings of the 1990 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, San Diego, California, June 1990, pp. I/715-I/720.

98.      J. Sun, W.I. Grosky, and M.H. Hassoun, ‘Heuristic and Hybrid Methods for Finding the Global Minimum of the Error Function in Artificial Neural Networks’, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1990, pp. 521-525.

99.      W.I. Grosky, P. Neo, and R. Mehrotra, ‘An Iconic Index for Model-Based Matching,’ Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Data Engineering, Los Angeles, California, February 1989, pp. 180-187.

100. R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘Model-Based Two Dimensional Industrial Part Recognition,’ Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1989, pp. 579-583.

101. R. Mehrotra, W.I. Grosky, and F.K. Kung, ‘Decision-Tree Based Two Dimensional Object Recognition,’ Proceedings of the 1988 International Conference on Systems, Management, and Cybernetics, Beijing and Shenyang, Peoples Republic of China, August 1988, pp. 1380-1383.

102. J. Sun, J. Xing, and W.I. Grosky ‘Past Current and Future of Deductive Query Processing,’ Proceedings of the IASTED International Symposium on Expert Systems Theory and Applications, Los Angeles, California, December 1988, pp. 32-35.

103. J. Xing, J. Sun, and W.I. Grosky,  ‘A Survey of Engineering Databases,’ Proceedings of the IASTED International Symposium on Expert Systems Theory and Applications, Los Angeles, California, December 1988, pp. 73-76.

104. W.I. Grosky and L. Tamburino, ‘Solutions to the Linear Camera Calibration Problem,’ Proceedings of the 1987 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, Dayton, Ohio, May 1987.

105. W.I. Grosky and L. Tamburino, ‘A Unified Approach to the Linear Camera Calibration Problem,’ First IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, London, England, June 1987, pp. 511-515.

106. R. Jain and W.I. Grosky, ‘Hyper-Pyramidal Representation for Integration of Spatial Information,’ Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatial Reasoning and Multi-Sensor Fusion, St. Charles, Illinois, October 1987, pp. 72-81.

107. R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘Efficient Object Recognition Using a Data-Driven Model-Based Technique,’ Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1987, pp. 508-512.

108. R. Mehrotra, W.I. Grosky, and F.K. Kung, ‘Recognizing Two-Dimensional Objects,’ Proceedings of the 1987 Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Fairfax, Virginia, October 1987, pp. 655-658.

109. R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘An Index Mechanism for Efficient Model-Based Matching,’ Proceedings of the 1986 Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1986, pp. 399-441.

110. W.I. Grosky and R. Jain, ‘Segmentation Using Pyramid Relinking,’ Proceedings of the 1985 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 1985, pp. 213-221.

111. R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘REMINDS: A Relational Model-Based Integrated Image and Text Database Management System,’ IEEE Workshop on Computer Architecture for Pattern Analysis and Image Database Management, Miami, Florida, November 1985, pp. 348-354.

112. W.I. Grosky and Y. Lu, ‘Iconic Indexing Using Generalized Pattern Matching Techniques,’ Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Montreal, Canada, July 1984, pp. 1168-1170.

113. W.I. Grosky and R. Jain, ‘Region Matching in Pyramids,’ Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Computer Architecture for Pattern Analysis and Image Database Management, Pasadena, California, October 1983, pp. 153-158.

114. W.I. Grosky and Y. Lu, ‘Rotationally Invariant Pattern Matching of Boundary Codes,’ Proceedings of the Third Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 1983, pp. 109-114.

115. W.I. Grosky, ‘A Logical Data Model for Integrated Pictorial Databases,’ Proceedings of the Workshop on Computer Vision: Representation and Control, Rindge, New Hampshire, August 1982, pp. 135-139.

116. W.I. Grosky and R. Jain, ‘Pyramids for Dynamic Scene Analysis,’ Workshop on Multiresolution Image Processing and Analysis, Leesburg, Virginia, July 1982.

117. W.I. Grosky, ‘Optimal Quadtrees for Image Segments,’ Proceedings of the Second Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, Helsinki, Finland, June 1981, pp. 18-23.

118. M. Li, W.I. Grosky, and R. Jain, ‘Normalized Quadtrees with Respect to Translations,’ Proceedings of the Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Processing, Dallas, Texas, August, 1981, pp. 60-62.

119. L. Deimel, W.I. Grosky, and J. Gwynn, ‘Real-Time Multicounter Automata Networks,’ Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1976, pp. 439-443.

120. R. Ermann and W.I. Grosky, ‘Some Computational and System Theoretic Properties of Regular Processor Networks,’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing, Detroit, Michigan, August 1976, pp. 230-234.

121. P.S.P. Wang and W.I. Grosky, ‘A Language for Two-Dimensional Digital Picture Processing,’ Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN-SIGGRAPH Symposium on Graphic Languages, Miami, Florida, April 1976, pp. 106-112.

122. F. Tsui and W.I. Grosky, ‘On Mixed Mode Tessellation Automata: A Model for Parallel Processing,’ Proceedings of the Eighth Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 1975, pp. 8-9.

123. P.S.P. Wang and W.I. Grosky, ‘The Relation Between Uniformly Structured Tessellation Automata and Parallel Array Grammars,’ Proceedings of the International Symposium on Uniformly Structured Automata and Logic, Tokyo, Japan, August 1975, pp. 97-102.

124. P.S.P. Wang and W.I. Grosky, ‘SIMPARAG - Simultaneous Parallel Array Grammars,’ Proceedings of the Fourth Sagamore Computer Conference on Parallel Processing, Syracuse, New York, January 1975, pp. 171.

125. W.I. Grosky and F. Tsui, ‘On Tessellation Automata Capable of Mixed Parallel-Sequential Processing,’ Proceedings of the Twelfth Allerton Conference on Circuit and System Theory, Monticello, Illinois, October 1974, pp. 269-277.

126. W.I. Grosky and F. Tsui, ‘Evolution of Patterns in Cellular Structures With Non-Uniform Parallel Transformations,’ Proceedings of the IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1973, pp. 169-173.

127. W.I. Grosky and F. Tsui, ‘Pattern Generation in Non-Standard Tessellation Automata,’ Proceedings of the ACM National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1973, pp. 345-348.

128. W.I. Grosky and F. Tsui, ‘Parallel-Sequential Processing of Finite Patterns,’ Proceedings of the Second Sagamore Computer Conference on Parallel Processing, Syracuse, New York, August 1973, pp. 61-68.

129. W.I. Grosky, ‘Universal Tessellation Automata: An Application of Combinatory Logic to Automata Theory,’ Proceedings of the Tenth Allerton Conference On Circuit and System Theory, Monticello, Illinois, October 1972, pp. 452-461.

 

Abstracts Published in Academic Journals

1.           Stratified Combinatory Logic of Fixed Applicative Scope: Applications to Automata Which Compute and Construct, 1972 Logic Conference and Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic, Orleans, France. Abstract in the Journal of Symbolic Logic, Volume 39 (1974), pp. 376-377.

 

Papers Presented

          Invited and/or Refereed Internationally or Nationally

1.           F. Fotouhi and W.I. Grosky, ‘Multimodality Databases,’ Computer Assisted Surgery Laboratory Research Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, June 2004.

2.           D.V. Sreenath, W.I. Grosky, and F. Fotouhi, ‘Deriving Emergent Web Page Semantics,’ Workshop on Implicit Measures of User Interests and Preferences (Held in conjunction with the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference), Toronto, Canada, August 2003.

3.           W.I. Grosky and R. Zhao, ‘Metadata Mediated Exploration of a Multimedia Document Collection,’ U.S.-Japan Joint Seminar: International Digital Library Annotation and Resource Discovery of Geographical Image Data, Nikko, Japan, March 2003.

4.           W.I. Grosky and R. Zhao, ‘From Context-Free to Context-Sensitive Content-Based Retrieval,’ MLabNet 2001 Workshop: Advanced Multimedia Systems and Applications, Karuizawa, Japan, October 2001.

5.           Z. Jiang, W.I. Grosky, L. Zamorano, and F.G. Diaz, ‘Environment Modeling and Databases,’ Fifth-Eighth Annual Surgical Update, International College of Surgeons, US Section, Washington, D.C., May 1996.

6.           Z. Jiang, L. Zamorano, Q. Li, W.I. Grosky, and F.G. Diaz, ‘A Complimentary Computer-Assisted Surgery System,’ 58th Annual Surgical Update, International College of Surgeons, US Section, Washington, D.C., May 1996.

7.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Virtual World Databases,’ IFIP Working Group 2.6 on Databases, Barcelona, Spain, November 1995 (Invited).

8.           W.I. Grosky, ‘Active Databases in Manufacturing,’ 1994 Joint National Meeting of ORSA/TIMS, Detroit, Michigan, October 1994 (Invited).

9.           Z. Jiang, L. Zamorano, W.I. Grosky, M. Kadi, and F. Diaz, ‘Telepresence in Neurosurgery: The Preliminary Study,’ Virtual Reality and Medicine: The Cutting Edge, New York, New York, September 1994.

10.      R. Mehrotra and W.I. Grosky, ‘An Efficient Model-Based Two Dimensional Shape Matching Technique,’ NATO Advanced Workshop on Syntactic and Structural Pattern Recognition, Sitges, Spain, October 1986.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Invited Seminars or Lectures Presented

1.       Keynote Speaker, ‘Multimedia Semantics: Dimensional Reduction, Bags-of-Features, and Other Enabling Techniques from Information Retrieval,’ The Seventh International Conference on Signal Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, Dijon, France, November 2011.

2.       Keynote Speaker, ‘Challenges in Nursing Informatics,’ First International Conference on Nursing Informatics, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, India, October 2011.

3.       Invited Speaker, ‘Multimodality Databases for Computer Assisted Surgery,’ First International Conference on Nursing Informatics, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, India, October 2011.

4.       Invited Speaker, ‘Recent Innovations in Service Research,’ Pre-Workshop of International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES), NECTEC, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2010.

5.       Invited Speaker, ‘Getting Articles Published,’ Panel Discussion, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, USA, November 2009.

6.       Invited Speaker, ‘‘Multimedia Semantics,’ National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Bangkok, Thailand, June 2009. 

7.       Invited Speaker, ‘Multimedia Semantics,’ Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale, University of Lille, Lille, France, June 2009.

8.       Invited Speaker, ‘Sentinel: Intelligent Information Sharing for Controlling the Emerald Ash Borer Threat,’ National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Bangkok, Thailand, December 2007.

9.       Invited Speaker, ‘Document Clustering Based on Diffusion Maps,’ National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Bangkok, Thailand, December 2007.

10.   Keynote Speaker, ‘Multimedia Semantics: What Do We Really Know?,’ Fourth Workshop on Multimedia Semantics, Chania, Crete, Greece, June 2006.

11.   Invited Speaker, ‘The Multimedia Semantic Web,’ Computer Science Department, Reykjavik University, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2006.

12.   Invited Participant, ‘No Semantics Without Users,’ Perspectives Workshop: Multimedia Research – Where Do We Need to Go Tomorrow?, Schloss Dagstuhl, Saarbrucken, Germany, March 2005.

13.   Invited Speaker, ‘Publishing in the Digital Age,’ University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, USA, March 2005.

14.   Invited Speaker, ‘Augmenting the Power of the Various Versions of LSI used in Document Retrieval,’ National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, February 2005.

15.   Invited Speaker, ‘The Semantic Web,’ Provost’s Roundtable, University of Michigan-Dearborn, December 2004.

16.   Invited Speaker, ‘It’s Time to Take Stock,’ Sixth ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR’04), New York, New York, October 2004.

17.   Invited Speaker, ‘Multimedia Annotation – Enabling Technologies and Tools,’ JSPS Asian Science Seminar, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, July 2004.

18.   Panel Member, ‘Publishing in Refereed Journals,’ University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan, USA, March 2004.

19.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Information Retrieval – Promises and Challenges,’ Fifth ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR’03), Berkeley, California, November 2003.

20.   Invited Speaker, ‘Visual Information Systems,’ Department of Computer Science, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2002.

21.   Invited Speaker, ‘Visual Information Systems,’ Department of Mathematics, Silpakorn University, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand, December 2002.

22.   Invited Speaker, ‘Visual Information Systems,’ Multimedia Workshop, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2002.

23.   Panel Member, ‘Data Management Challenges for Grid Computing,’ Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Informatics (SOFSEM 2002), Milovy, Czech Republic, November 2002.

24.   Invited Speaker, ‘Content-Based Retrieval,’ Department of Computer Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2002.

25.   Invited Participant, ‘NSF/EU Workshop on Database and Information Systems Research for Semantic Web and Enterprises,’ Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia, April 2002.

26.   Keynote Speaker, ‘The Multimedia Semantic Web,’ Visual Information Systems 2002, Hsinchu, Taiwan, March 2002.

27.   Invited Speaker, ‘Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ Communications Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan, January 2002.

28.   Panel Member, ‘Digital Silk Roads – Personal Perspective: Where We Are and Where We Go,’ Tokyo Symposium for Digital Silk Road, Tokyo, Japan, December 2001.

29.   Invited Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Structure-Based Retrieval of Web Pages and Applications to Web Page Semantics,’ National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, November 2001.

30.   Keynote Speaker, ‘From Context-Free to Context-Sensitive Content-Based Retrieval,’ Seventh International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, September 2001.

31.   Invited Speaker, ‘Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ Summer School on Natural Language Processing, Pattaya, Thailand, August 2001.

32.   Invited Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ T.J. Watson Research Laboratory, IBM Corporation, Hawthorne, New York, April 2001.

33.   Invited Distinguished Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2000.

34.   Invited Distinguished Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Structure-Based Retrieval of Web Pages,’ Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2000.

35.   Invited Distinguished Speaker, ‘Negotiating the Semantic Gap: From Feature Maps to Semantic Landscapes,’ Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2000.

36.   Invited Speaker, Negotiating the Semantic Gap: From Feature Maps to Semantic Landscapes,’ Department of Computer Science, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 2000.

37.   Invited Speaker, ‘From Features to Semantics: Some Preliminary Results,’ IRESTE, University of Nantes, Nantes, France, October 2000.

38.   Invited Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ Computer Science Department, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, September 2000.

39.   Invited Speaker, ‘Generic Approaches to Content-Based Retrieval of Visual Information,’ Philips Research Laboratory, Briarcliff Manor, New York, August 2000.

40.   Invited Speaker, ‘Towards the Recognition of Spatio-Temporal Feature Patterns,’ IRESTE, University of Nantes, Nantes, France, January 2000.

41.   Invited Speaker, ‘Managing Multimedia Information in Database Systems,’ IRESTE, University of Nantes, Nantes, France, January 2000.

42.   Invited Speaker, ‘Towards Personalized Content-Based Retrieval: From Features to Semantics,’ National Center for Science Information Systems, Tokyo, Japan, November 1999.

43.   Invited Tutorial, ‘Multimedia Information Retrieval,’ Thirteenth Brazilian Symposium on Database Systems (SBBD ’98), Maringa, Brazil, October 1998.

44.   Invited Tutorial, ‘Multimedia Information Retrieval,’ ACM Multimedia ’98, Bristol, United Kingdom, September 1998.

45.   Tutorial, ‘Managing Multimedia Information in a Database Environment,’ Second East-European Symposium on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS ’98), Poznan, Poland, September 1998.

46.   Invited Speaker, ‘Multimedia Data Mining and its Implications for Query Processing,’ Second International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems, Vienna, Austria, August 1998.

47.   Invited Speaker, ‘Managing Multimedia Information in Database Systems,’ Istituto di Elaborazione della Informazione, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa, Italy, May 1998.

48.   Invited Speaker, ‘Managing Multimedia Information in Database Systems: Future Trends,’ Sixth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ACM CIKM’97), Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1997.

49.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Information Technology in the Civic Society,’ Twenty-Second International Conference on Information Technologies and Programming, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 1997.

50.   Invited Tutorial, ‘Distributed Semantic Multimedia Information Retrieval,’ IEEE Fourth International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1997.

51.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Curriculum and Courseware,’ IEEE Fourth International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1997.

52.   Invited Speaker, ‘Content-Based Multimedia Information Systems,’ Database Development for Research and Clinical Practice Improvement, Wayne State University School of Medicine, April 2, 1997.

53.   Invited Speaker, ‘Event Detection in Virtual Worlds or Towards Recognizing the Spatio/Temporal Evolution of Feature Points,’ Electrotechnical Laboratory, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Tsukuba, Japan, March 1997.

54.   Invited Speaker, ‘A Hierarchical Decomposition Approach for Image Indexing and Spatial Similarity-Based Retrievals,’ Workshop on Handling Image Data in Multimedia Database Systems, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 1997.

55.   Invited Tutorial, ‘Content-Based Image Retrieval Systems,’ Third Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Hong Kong, June 1996.

56.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Systems: Opportunities and Obstacles,’ 1996 IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1996.

57.   Invited Speaker, ‘Virtual World Databases,’ IFIP Working Group 2.6 on Databases, Barcelona, Spain, November 1995.

58.   Invited Speaker, ‘Virtual World Databases,’ Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 1995.

59.   Colloquium Speaker, ‘Virtual World Databases: An Integrating Metaphor for Browsing Large Image Collections,’ Computer Science Department, Michigan State University, October 1995.

60.   Invited Tutorial, ‘Multimedia Information Systems,’ Second Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 1995.

61.   Invited Speaker, ‘Content-Based Hypermedia - Browsing Structured Media Objects,’ Computer Science Department, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, October 1994.

62.   Invited Speaker, ‘Multimedia Information Systems,’ Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, May 1994.

63.   Invited Speaker, ‘Object-Oriented Databases,’ U.S. Army Tank Command, Warren, Michigan, February 1994.

64.   Invited Speaker, ‘Object-Oriented Analysis and Design,’ Unisys Corporation, Plymouth, Michigan, April 1993.

65.   Invited Speaker, ‘Programming in C++,’ Unisys Corporation, Plymouth, Michigan, March 1993.

66.   Invited Speaker, ‘Visual Information Management Systems,’ Computer Science Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, April 1992.

67.   Invited Workshop Participant and Speaker, ‘Data Models,’ Current Issues and Challenges for Networking in the ‘90s: Medical Imaging Databases, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C., March 1992.

68.   Invited Workshop Participant and Speaker, ‘Data Models,’ Visual Information Management Systems, National Science Foundation, San Francisco, California, February 1992.

69.   Guest Speaker, ‘The Management of Objects and Rules in Nonstandard Environments,’ Cognitive Science Speakers Series, Departments of Computer Science, Philosophy, and Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19, 1991.

70.   Panel Member, ‘Genomic Databases: New Opportunities in Database Research and Development,’ Seventh IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, Kobe, Japan, April 1991.

71.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Database Systems,’ Seventh International IEEE Conference on Data Engineering, Kobe, Japan, April 1991.

72.   Panel Member, ‘Multimedia Database Systems,’ Tenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1991.

73.   Tutorial, ‘Expert Databases in A Manufacturing Environment,’ International Programmable Controller Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan, April 1990.

74.   Invited Colloquium Speaker, ‘Image Databases,’ Computer Science Department, Michigan State University, 1989.

75.   Invited Colloquium Speaker, ‘Image Databases,’ Graduate School, USTC Academia Sinica, Research Institute of Automation for the  Machine Building Industry, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 1989.

76.   Invited Colloquium Speaker, ‘Image Databases,’ Naval Research Laboratories, 1987.

77.   Invited Colloquium Speaker, ‘Image Databases,’ Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1987.

78.   Invited Colloquium Speaker, ‘Image Databases,’ Computer Science Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1987.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Journal/Editorial Activity

            Editorships

1.           Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Multimedia, January 1998 – December 1999, January 2000 – December 2001.

Editorial Board Memberships

1.           Editorial Board Member, International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology, 2012-Present.

2.           Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Multimedia Technology, 2011-Present.

3.           Associate Editor, International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management, Information Resources Management Association, 2010-Present.

4.           Editorial Board Member, ICST Transactions on Social-Informatics, Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 2010-Present.

5.           Editorial Board Member, Journal of Multimedia Processing and Technologies, Dline Press, 2010-Present.

6.           Associate Editor, International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, ISI-Global, 2009-Present.

7.           Associate Editor, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications, and Convergence, Inderscience, 2009-Present

8.           Associate Editor, International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management, IGI-Global, 2009-Present.

9.           Associate Editor, International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations, IGI-Global, 2009-Present.

10.      Editorial Board Member, Advances in Multimedia, Hindawi Publishing, 2009-Present.

11.      Editorial Board Member, International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology, IARIA, 2009-Present.

12.      Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Semantic Computing, World Scientific, 2006-Present.

13.      Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, IGI Global, 2004-Present.

14.      Editorial Board Member, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, IGI Global, 2004-Present.

15.      Editorial Board Member, Journal of Digital Information Management, Digital Information Research Foundation, 2003-Present.

16.      Editorial Board Member, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, 2002-Present.

17.      Editorial Board Member, IEEE Multimedia, 1993-1997, 2002-Present.

18.      Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Database Management, IGI Global, 1989-2001.

19.      Steering Committee Member, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2000-2001.

20.      Steering Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2001-2003.

21.      Associate Editor, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier, 1994-2007.

 

Conference Committees

1.                 Member, Program Committee, The 2012 International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT’12), Macau, China, December 2012.

2.                 Member, Program Committee, The Eighth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’12), Irvine, California, December 2012.

3.                 Member, Program Committee, The Seventh International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP’12), Luxembourg, December 2012.

4.                 Member, Program Committee, The Second International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, Venice, Italy, October 2012.

5.                 Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Third International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’12), Vienna, Austria, September 2012.

6.                 Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Data Analytics, Barcelona, Spain, September 2012.

7.                 Member, Program Committee, The Fourth FTRA International Conference on Information Technology, Convergence, and Services (ITCS-12), Yantai, China, August 2012.

8.                 Member, Program Committee, Seventh Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems (PAIS’12), Montpellier, France, August 2012.

9.                 Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’12), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2012.

10.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Multimedia Streaming, co-located with the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications, and Informatics (ICACCI’12), Chennai, India, August 2012.

11.            Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Mobile Intelligent Systems (ICMIS’12), Rabat, Morocco, July 2012.

12.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing (SIGMAP’12), Rome, Italy, July 2012.

13.            Member, Advisory Committee, The Third International Conference on Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing (MUSIC’12), Vancouver, Canada, June 2012.

14.            Member, Program Committee, The 2012 International Conference on Software Engineering, Databases and Expert Systems (SEDEXS'12), Settat, Morocco, June 2012.

15.            Member, Program Committee, The 2012 International Workshop on Social Computing, Network, and Services (SocialComNet’12), co-located with The Third International Conference on Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing (MUSIC’12), Vancouver, Canada, June 2012.

16.            Member, Program Committee, Special Session on Computational Intelligence in Social Web and Network Analysis and Mining, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia, June 2012.

17.            Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’12), Seoul, Korea, May 2012.

18.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Computers, Communication, and Control, Baile Felix, Oradea, Romania, May 2012.

19.            Member, Scientific Committee, Third International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS’12), Tangier, Morocco, May 2012.

20.            Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA’12), Chamonix/Mont Blanc, France, April/May 2012.

21.            Member, Program Committee, Eighth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST’12), Porto, Portugal, April 2012.

22.            Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Software and Emerging Technologies for Education, Culture, Entertainment, and Commerce (SETECEC’12), Venice, Italy, March 2012.

23.            Member, Program Committee of Database Track, The 25th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’12), Trento, Italy, March 2012.

24.            Member, Program Committee, Fifth International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS’12), Berlin, Germany, March 2012.

25.            Member, Program Committee, The 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM’12), Klagenfurt, Austria, January 2012.

26.            Panel Co-Chair, International Conference on Multimedia (ISM’11), Dana Point, California, December 2011.

27.            General Co-Chair, Third International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (MulGraB’11), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2011.

28.            Member, Program Committee, Seventh IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’11), California, USA, December 2011.

29.            Member, Program Committee, Sixth International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP’11), Vigo, Spain, December 2011.

30.            Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS’11), Gwangju, Korea, October 2011.

31.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Man-Machine Interactions (ICMMI’11), The Beskids, Poland, October 2011.

32.            Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN’11), Salamanca, Spain, October 2011.

33.            Member, Program Committee, Third World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC’11), Salamanca, Spain, October 2011.

34.            Member, Program Committee, Sixth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM’11), Melbourne, Australia, September 2011.

35.            Member, Program Committee, Thirteenth IEEE International Conference on High-Performance Computing and Communication (HPCC’11), Database Application and Data Mining Track, Banff, Alberta, Canada, September 2011.

36.            Member, Program Committee, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC’11), Palo Alto, CA, September 2011.

37.            Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Multimedia (ICSC-SMM’11), co-located with Fifth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC’11), Palo Alto, CA, September 2011.

38.            Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on IT Converged Services and Applications (ITCSA’11), Taipei, Taiwan, September 2011.

39.            Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Multimedia on the Web (MMWEB’11), Graz, Austria, September 2011.

40.            Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Second International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’11), Toulouse, France, August-September 2011.

41.            Advisory Co-Chair, Third International Conference on Future Internet (AFIN’11), Nice/Saint Laurent du Var, France, August 2011.

42.            Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Future Internet (AFIN’11), Nice/Saint Laurent du Var, France, August 2011.

43.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Data Mining with Graphs and Matrices (WDGM’11), co-located with the Twenty-Second International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’11), Toulouse, France, August-September 2011.

44.            Member, Program Committee, Twelfth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI’11), Las Vegas, NV, August 2011.

45.            Member, Program Committee, Sixth International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing (EMC’11), Enshi, China, August 2011.

46.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS’11), Chengdu, China, August 2011.

47.            Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD’11), co-located with the 17th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD’11), San Diego, California, August 2011.

48.            Member, Program Committee, The 2011 International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’11), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, July 2011.

49.            Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics (SOTICS’11), Bournemouth, UK, July 2011.

50.            Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Multimedia, Communication, and Convergence Technologies (MCC’11), Crete, Greece, June 2011.

51.            Member, Track Program Committee, Track: Multimedia Services and Applications, Fifth IEEE/FTRA International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE’11), Crete, Greece, June 2011.

52.            Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA’11), Washington, D.C., May 2011.

53.            Member, Program Committee, Seventh International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST’11), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, May 2011.

54.            Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA’11), Budapest, Hungary, April 2011.

55.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS’11), Ouarzazate, Morocco, April 2011.

56.            Member, Program Committee, Advances in Spatial and Image-Based Information Systems Track (ASIIS), ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Taichung, Taiwan, March 2011.

57.            Member, Program Committee, Database Track, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Taichung, Taiwan, March 2011.

58.            Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS’11), Uppsala, Sweden, March 2011.

59.            General Co-Chair, Second International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (MulGraB’10), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2010.

60.            Member, Program Committee, Seventeenth International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM’11), Taipei, Taiwan, January 2011.

61.            Member, Program Committee, Fifth International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT’10), Saarbrucken, Germany, December 2010.

62.            Member, Program Committee, Second Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Database Technologies, co-located with the Fifth International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT’10), Saarbrucken, Germany, December 2010.

63.            Member, Program Committee, Sixth International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2010.

64.            Member, Program Committee, Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’10), Taichung, Taiwan, December 2010.

65.            Member, Program Committee, Tenth WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing (SIP’10), Cebu, Philippines, November 2010.

66.            Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Advances in New Technologies, Interactive Interfaces, and Communicability (ADNTIIC’10), Cordoba, Argentina, October 2010.

67.            Member, Program Committee, International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems (MEDES’10), Bangkok, Thailand, October 2010.

68.            Member, Program Committee, First ACM International Workshop on Connected Multimedia (CMM’10), held in conjunction with ACM Multimedia, Florence, Italy, October 2010.

69.            American Co-Liaison, International Symposium on Image/Video Communications over Fixed and Mobile Networks, Rabat, Morocco, September-October 2010.

70.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN’10), Taiyuan, China, September 2010.

71.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference & Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World (CEWIT’10), Incheon, South Korea, September 2010.

72.            Member, Program Committee, Eleventh Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM’10), Shanghai, China, September 2010.

73.            Member, Program Committee, Fourth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC’10), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, September 2010.

74.            Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction, Tourism, and Cultural Heritage (HCITOCH’10), Brescello, Emilia Romagna Region, Italy, September 2010.

75.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’10), Bilbao, Spain, August-September 2010.

76.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT’10), Toronto, Canada, August 2010.

77.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2010 (ASONAM’10), Odense, Denmark, August 2010.

78.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS’10), Cebu, Philippines, August 2010.

79.            Workshop Co-Chair, Second International Conference on Data Engineering and Management (ICDEM’10), Tiruchirappalli, India, July 2010.

80.            Workshop Co-Chair, Fifth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM’10), Thunder Bay, Canada, July 2010.

81.            Advisory Co-Chair, Second International Conference on Future Internet (AFIN’10), Venice, Italy, July 2010.

82.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Future Internet (AFIN’10), Venice, Italy, July 2010.

83.            Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI’10), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 2010.

84.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT’10), Prague, Czech Republic, July 2010.

85.            Member, Technical Program Committee, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’10), Barcelona, Spain, July 2010.

86.            Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP’10), Athens, Greece, July 2010.

87.            Member, Program Committee, Tenth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM’10), Washington, D.C., July 2010.

88.            Member, Program Committee, Track on Intelligent Systems in Automotive Applications, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’10), Barcelona, Spain, July 2010.

89.            Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA’10), Athens/Glyfada, Greece, June 2010.

90.            Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE’10), Track 4: Multimedia Services and Applications, Redwood City, California, June 2010.

91.            Conference General Co-Chair, 2010 International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications (UCMA’10), Kolkata, India, June 2010.

92.            Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Interoperable Social Media Applications (WISMA’10), Barcelona, Spain, May 2010.

93.            Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technology (DEST’10), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2010.

94.            Member, Program Committee, Databases in Networked Information Systems (DNIS’10), Aizu, Japan, March 2010.

95.            Member, Program Committee, Thirteenth International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT’10), Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2010.

96.            Member, Program Committee, 25th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’10), Sierre, Switzerland, March 2010.

97.            Member, Program Committee, IASTED Africa Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (AfricaIMSA’10), Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, March 2010.

98.            Member, Program Committee, Track on Advances in Spatial and Image-Based Information Systems (ASIIS’10), 25th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Sierre, Switzerland, March 2010.

99.            Member, Program Committee, Track on Database Theory, Technology, and Applications (DTTA’10), 25th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Sierre, Switzerland, March 2010.

100.       Member, Program Committee, Third International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS’10), Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2010.

101.       Member, International Program Committee, International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computer Science & Engineering (ICETCSE-2010), Kanuru, India, February 2010.

102.       Member, Technical Program Committee, Sixteenth International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM’10), Chongqing, China, January 2010.

103.       General Co-Chair, First International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics, and Broadcasting (MulGraB’09), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2009.

104.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT’09), Graz, Austria, December 2009.

105.       Member, Steering Technical Committee, 2009 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM’09), Bangkok, Thailand, December 2009.

106.       Member, Program Committee, 2009 International Symposium on Signal Processing, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition (SIP’09), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2009.

107.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’09), San Diego, California, December 2009.

108.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition, Reuse, and Evaluation (KARE’09), Marrakech, Morocco, November-December 2009.

109.       Member, Technical Program Committee, 4th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST’09), London, UK, November 2009.

110.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS’09), Track on Web-Based Information Technologies and Distributed Systems,  Marrakech, Morocco, October-November 2009.

111.       General Chair, Fifth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM’09), Ann Arbor, Michigan, US, October 2009.

112.       Workshop Chair, International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems (MEDES’09), Lyon, France, October 2009.

113.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’09), Linz, Austria, August-September 2009.

114.       Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI’09), Las Vegas, Nevada, August 2009.

115.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA’09), Colmar, France, July 2009.

116.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’09), Athens, Greece, July 2009.

117.       Member, Program Committee, ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR’09), Santorini, Greece, July 2009.

118.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA’09), Cambridge, UK, July 2009.

119.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Milan, Italy, July 2009.

120.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Advances in Future Internet (AFIN’09), Athens, Greece, June 2009.

121.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN’09), Fontainbleu, France, June 2009.

122.       Member, Program Committee, Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technology, (DEST’09), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2009.

123.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Reforming Education for the 21st Century (ic-EDUCA’09), Athens, Greece, June 2009.

124.       Member, Program Committee, 2009 International Workshop on Computer Graphics, Multimedia, and Security (CGMS’09), Seoul, Korea, June 2009.

125.       Member, Program Committee, Seventh International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI’09), Chania, Crete, Greece, June 2009.

126.       Member, Scientific Committee, International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS’09), Ouarzazat, Morocco, April 2009.

127.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Fourth Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’09), Track on Advances in Spatial and Image-Based Information Systems (ASIIS’09) and Track on Databases (DTTA’09), Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2009.

128.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Privacy in Information Society (PAIS’09), co-located with the Twelfth International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT’09) and the Twelfth International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT’09), St. Petersburg, Russia, March 2009.

129.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’08), Berkeley, California, December 2008.

130.       Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technology (SAMT’08), Koblenz, Germany, December 2008.

131.       Member, Program Committee, 2008 International Symposium on Signal Processing, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition (SIP’08), Hainan Island, China, December 2008.

132.       Member, Program Committee, Third International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, Prague, Czech Republic, December 2008.

133.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC’08), Track on Semi-Supervised Learning for Visual Computing: Theory and Applications, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2008.

134.       Member, Program Committee, Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing (VIP’08), Tainan, Taiwan, December 2008.

135.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Symposium on Distributed and Intelligent Multimedia Systems (DIMS’08), Orlando, Florida, November 2008.

136.       Member, Program Committee, Third International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM’08), London, UK, November 2008.

137.       Co-Chair, Second International Workshop on the Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics (FS’08), co-located with ACM Multimedia 2008, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, October 2008.

138.       Member, Program Committee, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2008), Co-located with ACM Multimedia 2008, Vancouver, Canada, October 2008.

139.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS’08), Track on Web-Based Information Technologies and Distributed Systems, Bali, Indonesia, October-November 2008.

140.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Soft Computing and Transdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSTST’08), Cergy-Pontoise, France, October 2008.

141.       Member, Program Committee, Nineteenth International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’08), Turin, Italy, September 2008.

142.       Member, Program Committee, Tenth International Conference on Visual Information Systems (Visual’08), Salerno, Italy, September 2008.

143.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA’08), Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, August 2008.

144.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI’08), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 2008.

145.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP’08), Porto, Portugal, July 2008.

146.       Member, Program Committee, First Workshop on Collective Semantics: Collective Intelligence and the Semantic Web (CISWeb’08), co-located with the Fifth European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC’08), Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, June 2008.

147.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE’08), Seoul, Korea, April 2008.

148.       Member, Program Committee, First Workshop on Privacy in Information Society, co-located with the Eleventh International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT’08), Nantes, France, March 2008.

149.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Third Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’08), Technical Track on Database, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, March 2008.

150.       Member, Program Committee, The IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA’08), Innsbruck, Austria, March 2008.

151.       Member, Program Committee, Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST’08), Phitsanulok, Thailand, February 2008.

152.       Member, Program Committee, Fourteenth ACM International MultiMedia Modeling Conference (MMM’08), Kyoto, Japan, January 2008.

153.       Member, Program Committee, World Wide Web Conference, Rich Media Track, Beijing, China, January 2008.

154.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technology (SAMT’07), Genova, Italy, December 2007.

155.       Member, Program Committee, Third IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’07), Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 2007.

156.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, London, England, December 2007.

157.       Member, Program Committee, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM’07), Hong Kong, December 2007.

158.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM’07), Lyon, France, October 2007.

159.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Intelligent Pervasive Computing (IPC’07), Jeju Island, Korea, October 2007.

160.       Member, Program Committee, ACM Multimedia 2007, Augsburg, Germany, September 2007.

161.       Co-Chair, First International Workshop on the Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics (FS’07), co-located with ACM Multimedia 2007, Augsburg, Germany, September 2007.

162.       Member, Program Committee, Eighteenth International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2007), Regensburg, Germany, September 2007.

163.       General Co-Chair, Thirteenth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS’07), San Francisco, California, September 2007.

164.       Member, Program Committee, First IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC’07), Irvine, California, September 2007.

165.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems (SCMS’07), Irvine, California, September 2007.

166.       Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Intelligent Multimedia and Ambient Intelligence (IMAI’07), Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2007.

167.       Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and EXPO (ICME’07), Beijing, China, July 2007.

168.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP’07), Barcelona, Spain, July 2007.

169.       Member, Program Committee, 8th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, Santorini, Greece, June 2007.

170.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis and Mining (MCAM’07), June 2007, WeiHai, China.

171.       Member, Program Committee, Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA 2007), Vancouver, Canada, May 2007.

172.       Member, Program Committee, International RIAO Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2007.

173.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA 2007), Chamonix, France, March 2007.

174.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Second Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’07), Technical Track on Database, Seoul, Korea, March 2007.

175.       Member, Program Committee, International Multimedia Modeling Conference, Singapore, January 2007.

176.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2006), Bangalore, India, December, 2006.

177.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT 2006), Athens, Greece, December 2006.

178.       Member, Posters and Demos Program Committee, First International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT 2006), Athens, Greece, December 2006.

179.       Member, Steering Committee, First International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2006), Athens, Greece, December 2006.

180.       Co-Chair, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2006), Athens, Greece, December 2006.

181.       Member, Program Committee, Second IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’06), San Diego, California, December 2006.

182.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Advanced Multimedia Technology and Applications (AMTA 2006), Cheju Island, Korea, November 2006.

183.       Member, Program Committee, Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Hangzhou, China, November 2006.

184.       Member, Program Committee, The Fifth Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Georgia, November 2006.

185.       Member, Program Committee, ACM Multimedia Conference 2006, Santa Barbara, California, October 2006.

186.       Member, Program Committee, Seventeenth International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2006), Krakow, Poland, September 2006.

187.       Program Chair, Twelfth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS’06), Grand Canyon, Arizona, August 2006.

188.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on e-Business (ICE-B’06), Setubal, Portugal, August 2006.

189.       Member, Program Committee, The Seventh International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD 2006), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2006.

190.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Setubal, Portugal, August 2006.

191.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP’06), Setubal, Portugal, July 2006.

192.       Member, Program Committee, IRMA International Conference, Washington, D.C., May 2006.

193.       Program Co-Chair, Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Semantics (WMS’06), Chania, Crete, June 2006.

194.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-First Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’06), Technical Track on Databases, Dijon, France, April 2006.

195.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-First Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’06), Technical Track on Semantic-Based Resource Discovery, Dijon, France, April 2006.

196.       Member, Technical Committee, 2006 Second International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, Marrakech, Morocco, March 2006.

197.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA 2006), Innsbruck, Austria, February 2006.

198.       Member, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Database and Applications (DBA 2006), Innsbruck, Austria, February 2006.

199.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’05), Irvine, California, December 2005.

200.       Member, Technical Program Committee, ACM Multimedia 2005, Singapore, November 2005.

201.       Member, Short Paper Technical Program Committee, Content Track, ACM Multimedia 2005, Singapore, November 2005.

202.       Member, Technical Program Committee, 2005 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Jeju, Korea, November 2005.

203.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, Reading, United Kingdom, October 2005.

204.       Member, Program Committee, Eleventh International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Banff, Canada, September 2005.

205.       Member, Program Committee, Sixth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD 2005), in conjunction with the Eleventh ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Chicago, Illinois, August 2005.

206.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking (IMMCN 2005), in conjunction with the Eighth Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS 2005), Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2005.

207.       Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and EXPO (ICME 2005), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2005.

208.       Member, Program Committee, Eighth International Conference on Visual Information Systems (VIS’2005), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2005.

209.       Member, Program Committee, IADIS International Conference on e-Society, Qawra, Malta, June 2005.

210.       Program Co-Chair, Third International Workshop on Multimedia Semantics (WMS’05), Pisa, Italy, June 2005.

211.       Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop of the EU Network of Excellence DELOS on Audio-Visual Content and Information Visualization in Digital Libraries, Cortona, Italy, May 2005.

212.       Member, Program Committee, IRMA International Conference, San Diego, May 2005.

213.       Member, Database Track Program Committee, Twentieth ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’05), Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 2005.

214.       Member, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Databases and Applications, Innsbruck, Austria, February 2005.

215.       Member, Program Committee, IADIS International Conference on Applied Computing, Algarve, Portugal, February 2005.

216.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA), Grindelwald, Switzerland, February 2005.

217.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2004), Tokyo, Japan, December 2004.

218.       Member, Program Committee, Second ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases (ACM MMDB 2004), Arlington, Virginia, November 2004.

219.       Member, Program Committee, Sixth ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2004), New York, New York, October 2004.

220.       Panel Chair, ‘Multimedia Information Retrieval: New Challenges,’ Sixth ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR’04), New York, New York, October 2004.

221.       Member, Program Committee, Tenth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, San Francisco, California, September 2004.

222.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining, Seattle, Washington, August 2004.

223.       Member, Program Committee, IADIS International Conference on e-Society, Spain, July 2004.

224.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Symposium on Image/Video Communications over Fixed and Mobile Networks, Brest, France, July 2004.

225.       Member, Program Committee, JSPS Asian Science Seminar, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, July 2004.

226.       Technical Program Co-Chair, Proposal for International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2004.

227.       Member, Database Track Program Committee, Nineteenth ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’04), Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2004.

228.       Member, International Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Databases and Applications, Innsbruck, Austria, February 2004.

229.       Member, Program Committee, First ACM Workshop on Multimedia Databases (MMDB'03), New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2003.

230.       Member, Program Committee, Ninth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS’03), Miami, Florida, September 2003.

231.       Member, Steering Committee, Ninth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS’03), Miami, Florida, September 2003.

232.       Member, Program Committee, Twelfth International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP2003), Montova, Italy, September 2003.

233.       Member, Program Committee, Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Programming, Varna, Bulgaria, June 2003.

234.       Program Co-Chair, Second International Workshop on Multimedia Semantics (WMS’03), Sofia, Bulgaria, June 2003.

235.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2003.

236.       Member, Program Committee, Ninth International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems (MIS-2003), Ischia, Italy, May 2003.

237.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED International Conference on Applied Informatics (AI 2003), Innsbruck, Austria, February 2003.

238.       Associate Chair for Content Processing, ACM Multimedia 2002, Juan-les-Pins, France, December 2002.

239.       Member, International Advisory Committee, IEEE International Multi-Topic Conference (INMIC 2002), Karachi, Pakistan, December 2002.

240.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Symposium on Multimedia Software Engineering, Newport Beach, California, December 2002.

241.       Program Co-Chair, Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Informatics (SOFSEM 2002), Milovy, Czech Republic, November 2002.

242.       Member, Program Committee, DEXA 2002 Conference, Aix-en-Provence, France, September 2002.

243.       Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining, in conjunction with the 8th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Edmonton, Canada, July 2002.

244.       International Advisor, Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Network Systems and Applications in conjunction with 22nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Vienna, Austria, July 2002.

245.       Co-Chair, Invited Session on Content and Semantic-Based Information Retrieval in conjunction with 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 2002.

246.       Program Co-Chair, First International Workshop on Multimedia Semantics (WMS’02), Varna, Bulgaria, June 2002.

247.       Member, Program Committee, Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International Conference, Seattle, Washington, May 2002.

248.       Member, Program Committee, Knowledge Discovery in Multimedia and Complex Data (KDMCD’02), Taipei, Taiwan, May 2002.

249.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Conference on VISual Information Systems, HsinChu, Taiwan, March 2002.

250.       Honorary Workshop Chair and Member, Steering Committee, Second International Workshop on Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking (IMMCN'02), Durham, North Carolina, March 2002.

251.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Multimedia Data and Document Engineering (MDDE’02), Prague, Czech Republic, March 2002.

252.       Member, Program Committee, IASTED Symposium on Databases and Applications, Innsbruck, Austria, February 2002.

253.       Member, Program Committee, Third Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2001), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 2001.

254.       Member, Program Committee, ACM Multimedia, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 2001.

255.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Computer and Information Science, Orlando, Florida, October 2001.

256.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Cannes, France, October 2001.

257.       Member, Program and Organizing Committee, Multimedia Discovery in Multimedia Databases, Ottawa, Canada, October 2001.

258.       Member, Advisory Committee, Second IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Beijing, China, October 2001.

259.       Member, Program Committee, Eleventh International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Palermo, Sicily, September 2001.

260.       Program Co-Chair, Fifth International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems (QPMIDS 2001), Munich, Germany, September 2001.

261.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, Brescia, Italy, September 2001.

262.       Area Chair, 2001 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2001), Tokyo, Japan, August 2001.

263.       Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining, in conjunction with the 7th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, San Francisco, California, August 2001.

264.       Member, Program Committee, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium (IDEAS’01), Grenoble, France, July 2001.

265.       Member, Program Committee, Seventh International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, July 2001.

266.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems (QPMIDS 2000), Greenwich, England, September 2000.

267.       Member, Program Committee, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium – IDEAS’00, Yokohama, Japan, September 2000.

268.       Member, Program Committee, First ACM Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD2000), Boston, Massachusetts, August 2000.

269.       Member, Program Committee, Twelfth International Workshop on Software Engineering and Multimedia Applications, Baden-Baden, Germany, August 2000.

270.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 2000.

271.       Member, Program Committee, Second ICSE (International Conference on Software Engineering) Workshop on Web Engineering, Limerick, Ireland, June 2000.

272.       American Chair, Visual 2000, Lyon, France, June 2000.

273.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE Advances in Digital Libraries, Washington, D.C., May 2000.

274.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, Hong Kong, May 2000.

275.       Member, Program Committee, Third Workshop on Web Engineering (In conjunction with the Ninth World Wide Web Conference), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2000.

276.       Computer Science Co-Chair, International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 2000), Detroit, Michigan, May 2000.

277.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2000.

278.       Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking, Atlantic City, New Jersey, February 2000.

279.       Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Hong Kong, December 1999.

280.       Panels Chair, ACM Multimedia 99, Orlando, Florida, November 1999.

281.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Multimedia Database Management Systems, Blue Mountain Lake, New York, September 1999.

282.       Member, Program Committee, Third International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems (QPMIDS '99), Florence, Italy, September 1999.

283.       Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Software Engineering and Multimedia Applications – SEMA ’99, Baden-Baden, Germany, August, 1999.

284.       Member, Program Committee, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium – IDEAS '99, Montreal, Canada, July 1999.

285.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Florence, Italy, June 1999.

286.       Member, Program Committee, Visual Information Systems ’99, Amsterdam, June 1999.

287.       Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Content-Based Access of Image and Video Libraries, Fort Collins, Colorado, June 1999.

288.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Web Engineering, Los Angeles, California, May 1999.

289.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Performance, Computers and Communications Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 1999.

290.       Member, Program Committee, Data Semantics 8: Semantic Issues in Multimedia Systems, IFIP TC-2 Working Conference, New Zealand, December 1998.

291.       Member, Program Committee, SPIE Conference on Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1998.

292.       Member, Program Committee, International Workshop on Multimedia Database Management Systems, Fairborn, Ohio, August 1998.

293.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1998.

294.       Member, Program Committee, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium – IDEAS '98, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, July 1998.

295.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth IFIP 2.6 Working Conference on Visual Database Systems, L’Aquila, Italy, May 1998.

296.       Member, Program Committee, International Forum for Multimedia and Image Processing, Anchorage, Alaska, May 1998.

297.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE Conference on Advances in Digital Libraries (ADL’98), Santa Barbara, California, April 1998.

298.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Performance, Computers and Communications Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 1998.

299.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Conference on Visual Information Systems – Visual ‘97, San Diego, California, December 1997.

300.       Member, Program Committee, The Fifth ACM International Multimedia Conference, Seattle, Washington, November 1997.

301.       Member, Program Committee, SPIE Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems II, Dallas, Texas, November 1997.

302.       Member, Program Committee, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium – IDEAS '97, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 1997.

303.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 1997.

304.       Member, Program Committee, Fourth IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1997.

305.       Member, Program Committee, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, San Jose, California, February 1997.

306.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Performance, Computers and Communications Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 1997.

307.       Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Image Databases and Multimedia Search, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 1996.

308.       Member, Program Committee, Second International Workshop on Multimedia Database Management Systems, Blue Mountain Lake, New York, August 1996.

309.       Member, Program Committee, IEEE Third International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Hiroshima, Japan, June 1996.

310.       Member, Program Committee, Third Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Hong Kong, June 1996.

311.       Member, Program Committee, Fifth International Conference on Extending Database Technology, Avignon, France, March 1996.

312.       Member, Program Committee, Fifteenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1996.

313.       Vice-Chair, Multimedia Systems and Applications, IEEE Twelfth International Conference on Data Engineering, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1996.

314.       Member, Program Committee, First International Conference on Visual Information Systems - Visual ‘96, Melbourne, Australia, February 1996.

315.       Member, Program Committee, Third Interactive Multimedia Symposium, Perth, Australia, January 1996.

316.       Member, Program Committee, First International Workshop on Multimedia Database Management Systems, Blue Mountain Lake, New York, August 1995.

317.       Member, Program Committee, Fourteenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, April 1995.

318.       Member, Program Committee, IFIP 2.6 Working Conference on Visual Database Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 1995.

319.       Member, Program Committee, Thirteenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, April 1994.

320.       Member, Program Committee, Twelfth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1993.

321.       Member, Program Committee, Eleventh Annual International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, April 1992.

322.       Member, Program Committee, First Annual Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1992.

323.       Member, Program Committee, Eighth IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1992.

324.       Panel Co-Chair, ‘Research Directions in Image Databases,’ Eighth IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, Phoenix, Arizona, February 1991.

325.       Member, Program Committee, Tenth Annual IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1991.

326.       Member, Electorate Nominating Committee (T), American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1990-1993.

327.       Member, Local Arrangements Committee, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Detroit, Michigan, August 1988-August 1989.