ACM Multimedia Systems Vancouver, Canada · June 7 - 10, 2023
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Program (tentative)

Wednesday, 7 June 2023
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:30 S1: Opening and Keynote I

Fletcher Theatre
Session Chairs: Mohamed Hefeeda and Shervin Shirmohammadi

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 S2: Streaming
  • Latency Target based Analysis of the DASH.js Player
    Piers O'Hanlon (BBC R&D), Adil Aslam (BBC R&D)
  • A First Look at Adaptive Video Streaming over Multipath QUIC with Shared Bottleneck Detection
    Thomas P. W. Paiva (Federal University of Sao Paulo), Simone Ferlin (Red Hat and Karlstad University), Anna Brunstrom (Karlstad University), Ozgu Alay (University of Oslo), Bruno Y. L. Kimura (Federal University of Sao Paulo)
  • Cross-layer Network Bandwidth Estimation for Low-latency Live ABR Streaming
    Chinmaey Shende (University of Connecticut), Cheonjin Park (University of Connecticut), Subhabrata Sen (AT&T Labs - Research), Bing Wang (University of Connecticut)
  • TASQ: Temporal Adaptive Streaming over QUIC
    Akram Ansari (University of Calgary), Yang Liu (University of Calgary), Mea Wang (University of Calgary), Emir Halepovic (AT&T Labs -- Research)
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 S3: Advanced Video I
  • An Asynchronous Intensity Representation for Framed and Event Video Sources
    Andrew C. Freeman (University of North Carolina), Montek Singh (University of North Carolina), Ketan Mayer-Patel (University of North Carolina)
  • Deep Feature Compression with Rate-Distortion Optimization for Networked Camera Systems
    Ademola Ikusan (University of Cincinnati), Rui Dai (University of Cincinnati)
  • RABBIT: Live Transcoding of V-PCC Point Cloud Streams
    Michael Rudolph (University of Duisburg-Essen), Stefan Schneegass (University of Duisburg Essen), Amr Rizk (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • QUTY: Towards Better Understanding and Optimization of Short Video Quality
    Haodan Zhang (Peking University), Yixuan Ban (Peking University), Zongming Guo (Peking University), Zhimin Xu (ByteDance), Qian Ma (ByteDance), Yue Wang (ByteDance), Xinggong Zhang (Peking University)
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 S4: Advanced Video II
  • EVASR: Edge-Based Video Delivery with Salience-Aware Super-Resolution
    Na Li (Rutgers University), Yao Liu (Rutgers University)
  • Enabling Low Bit-Rate MPEG V-PCC-encoded Volumetric Video Streaming with 3D Sub-sampling
    Yuang Shi (National University of Singapore), Pranav Venkatram (National University of Singapore), Yifan Ding (National University of Singapore), Wei Tsang Ooi (National University of Singapore)
  • patchVVC: A Real-time Compression Framework for Streaming Volumetric Videos
    Ruopeng Chen (Shandong University), Mengbai Xiao (Shandong University), Dongxiao Yu (Shandong University), Guanghui Zhang (Shandong University), Yao Liu (Rutgers University)
  • FBDT: Forward and Backward Data Transmission Across RATs for High Quality Mobile 360-Degree Video VR Streaming
    Suresh Srinivasan (Portland State University), Sam Shippey (Portland State University), Ehsan Aryafar (Portland State University), Jacob Chakareski (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
7:00 - 8:30 Reception: Vancouver Lookout Tower
Thursday, 8 June 2023
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
8:30 - 10:00 S5: AR/VR/XR
  • FleXR: A System Enabling Flexibly Distributed Extended Reality
    Jin Heo (Georgia Tech), Ketan Bhardwaj (Georgia Tech), Ada Gavrilovska (Georgia Tech)
  • The World is Too Big to Download: 3D Model Retrieval for World-Scale Augmented Reality
    Yi-Zhen Tsai (University of California, Riverside), James Luo (University of California, Riverside), Yunshu Wang (University of California, Riverside), Jiasi Chen (University of California, Riverside)
  • Learning to Predict Head Pose in Remotely-Rendered Virtual Reality
    Gazi Karam Illahi (Nokia Technologies), Ashutosh Vaishnav (Aalto University), Teemu Kämäräinen (University of Helsinki), Matti Siekkinen (Aalto University), Mario Di Francesco (Aalto University)
  • Extending 3-DoF Metrics to Model User Behaviour Similarity in 6-DoF Immersive Applications
    Silvia Rossi (CWI), Irene Viola (CWI), Laura Toni (UCL), Pablo Cesar (CWI)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:25 S6: Keynote Speech 2
11:30 - 12:30 S7: EDI Keynote Speech and Discussion
12:30 - 2:00 EDI Luncheon: Lunch, Discussion, and Challenge
2:00 - 3:00 S8a: Grand Challenge

Session Chair: Cheng-Hsin Hsu

  • Multi-site Parallel Downloading Challenge
    Shu Shi (ByteDance)
  • The Design of a Performance-oriented Congestion Control
    Zhengtang Li (Bigo)
  • Semi-Coupled Congestion Control for Multi-Site Parallel Downloading
    Chenfei Tian, Shaorui Ren, Yixuan Zhang, and Mingwei Xu (Tsinghua University)
  • Modified CUBIC Congestion Avoidance for Multi-site Parallel Downloading over Lossy Networks
    Yu-Yen Chung (UT Dallas)
S8b: Doctoral Symposium

Session Chair: TBD

  • A Holistic Approach to Understand HTTP Adaptive Streaming
    Mike Vandersanden (Hasselt University – tUL – EDM)
  • Factors Influencing Video Quality of Experience in Ecologically Valid Experiments: Measurements and a Theoretical Mode
    Kamil Koniuch (AGH University of Krakow, Institute of Communication Technologies)
  • The AD△ER Framework: Tools for Event Video Representations
    Andrew C. Freeman (University of North Carolina)
  • QoE and Energy-aware Content Consumption For HTTP Adaptive Streaming
    Daniele Lorenzi (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt)
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break Set up posters and demos
3:30 - 5:00 S9a: Production and Games
  • Color-aware Deep Temporal Backdrop Duplex Matting System
    Hendrik Hachmann (Leibniz University Hannover), Bodo Rosenhahn (Leibniz University Hannover)
  • Video-based Contrastive Learning on Decision Trees: from Action Recognition to Autism Diagnosis
    Mindi Ruan (West Virginia University), Xiangxu Yu (Washington University at Saint Louis), Na Zhang (West Virginia University), Chuanbo Hu (West Virginia University), Shuo Wang (Washington University at Saint Louis), Xin Li (West Virginia University)
  • Style-based film grain analysis and synthesis
    Zoubida Ameur (InterDigital, France), Claire-Hèlène Demarty (InterDigital, France), Olivier Le Meur (InterDigital, France), Daniel Mènard (INSA Rennes, France), Edouard François (InterDigital, France)
  • The Impact of Latency on Target Selection in First-Person Shooter Games
    Shengmei Liu (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Mark Claypool (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)
S9b: Poster and Demo Session
  • Doctoral Symposium
  • Grand Challenge
6:00 - 9:30 Banquet: Grouse Mountain
Friday, 9 June 2023
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
8:30 - 10:00 S10: Multiple Modalities
  • Self-Supervised Contrastive Learning for Robust Audio-Sheet Music Retrieval Systems
    Luis Carvalho (Johannes Kepler University), Tobias Washüttl (Johannes Kepler University), Gerhard Widmer (Johannes Kepler University)
  • Semi-automatic mulsemedia authoring analysis from the user's perspective
    Raphael Abreu (UFF), Douglas Mattos (UFF), Joel Santos (CEFET), George Guinea (Brunel), Débora C. Muchaluat-Saade (Fluminense Federal University)
  • Performance and User Experience Studies of HILLES: Home-based Immersive Lower Limb Exergame System
    Yu-Yen Chung (The University of Texas at Dallas), Thiru M. Annaswamy (Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital), Balakrishnan Prabhakaran (The University of Texas at Dallas)
  • Multimodal Cascaded Framework with Metric Learning Robust to Missing Modalities for Person Classification
    Vijay John (RIKEN), Yasutomo Kawanishi (RIKEN)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:30 S11: Open Datasets and Software, Technical Demos
  • Short presentations: 3 min each. 18 papers for ODS and 6 papers for Demos
  • Open Datasets and Software:
    • Everybody Compose: Deep Beats To Music
    • VOLVQAD: An MPEG V-PCC Volumetric Video Quality Assessment Dataset
    • Modeling Illumination Data with Flying Light Specks
    • TotalDefMeme: A Multi-Attribute Meme dataset on Total Defence in Singapore
    • A Dynamic 3D Point Cloud Dataset for Immersive Applications
    • SMART360: Simulating Motion prediction and Adaptive bitRate sTrategies for 360° video streaming
    • 360 Video DASH Dataset
    • Web3DP: A Crowdsourcing Platform for 3D Models Based on Web3 Infrastructure
    • Vegvisir: A testing framework for HTTP/3 media streaming
    • FSVVD: A Dataset of Full Scene Volumetric Video
    • A Dataset of Food Intake Activities Using Sensors with Heterogeneous Privacy Sensitivity Levels
    • VAST: A Decentralized Open-Source Publish/Subscribe Architecture
    • Adaptive streaming of 3D content for web-based virtual reality: an open-source prototype including several metrics and strategies
    • A Dataset for User Visual Behaviour with Multi-View Video Content
    • A 6DoF VR Dataset of 3D VirtualWorld for Privacy-Preserving Approach and Utility-Privacy Tradeoff
    • IDCIA: Immunocytochemistry Dataset for Cellular Image Analysis
    • Perceptual annotation of local distortions in videos: tools and datasets
    • SEPE Dataset: 8K Video Sequences and Images for Analysis and Development
  • Technical Demonstrations
    • "You AR' right in front of me": RGBD-based capture and rendering for remote training
    • Media over QUIC: Initial Testing, Findings and Results
    • Open-Source Toolkit for Live End-to-End 4K VVC Intra Coding
    • Remote Expert Assistance System for Mixed-HMD Clients over 5G Infrastructure
    • Video Decoding Performance and Requirements for XR Applications
    • Machine-learning based VMAF prediction for HDR video content
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 S12: Special Session – In Memoriam of Kuan-Ta Chen
  • Presentation 1
  • Presentation 2
  • Presentation 3
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break Set up posters and demos
3:30 - 5:00 S13a: Advanced Video III
  • Security-Preserving Live 3D Video Surveillance
    Zhongze Tang (Rutgers University), Huy Phan (Rutgers University), Xianglong Feng (Miami University), Bo Yuan (Rutgers University), Yao Liu (Rutgers University), Sheng Wei (Rutgers University)
  • MOSAIC: Spatially-Multiplexed Edge AI Optimization over Multiple Concurrent Video Sensing Streams
    Ila Gokarn (Singapore Management University), Hemanth Sabbella (Singapore Management University), Yigong Hu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Tarek Abdelzaher (UIUC), Archan Misra (Singapore Management University)
  • SketchBuddy: Context-Aware Sketch Enrichment and Enhancement
    Aishwarya Agarwal (Adobe Research, Bangalore), Anuj Srivastava (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), Inderjeet Nair (Adobe Research, Bangalore), Swasti Shreya Mishra (Adobe Research, Bangalore), Vineeth Dorna (Knowdis DataScience, Delhi), Sharmila Nangi (Stanford University), Balaji Vasan Srinivasan (Adobe Research, Bangalore)
S13b: Poster and Demo Session
  • Open Datasets
  • Open Software
  • Technical Demos
5:15 - 5:45 S14: MMSys Closing and Awards
  • Awards
  • MMSys 2024
  • Closing
7:00 - 8:30 MMSys Organizing Committee Dinner (By Invitation)
Saturday, 10 June 2023: Workshops
8:30 - 10:00 WS1: Opening and Keynote
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 WS2a: NOSSDAV 1
  • RepCaM: Re-parameterization Content-aware Modulation for Neural Video Delivery
    Rongyu Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen); Lixuan Du (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications); Jiaming Liu, Congcong Song (Peking University); Fangxin Wang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen); Xiaoqi Li, Ming Lu (Peking University); Yandong Guo (AI2Robotics); Shanghang Zhang (Peking University)
  • Latency-Aware 360-Degree Video Analytics Framework for First Responders Situational Awareness
    Jiaxi Li (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign); Jingwei Liao (George Mason University); Bo Chen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Anh Nguyen (George Mason University); Aditi Tiwari, Qian Zhou (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign); Zhisheng Yan (George Mason University); Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
  • DMGC:Deep Triangle Mesh Geometry Compression via Connectivity Prediction
    Xudong Zhao, Xinyao Zeng, Linyao Gao, Yiling Xu, Yanfeng Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • LiGo: A Low Cost Cross-Platform
    Danyang Song (Simon Fraser University); Cong Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China); Yifei Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University); Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser University)
WS2b: MMVE 1
  • Experiencing Rotation and Curvature Gain for Redirected Walking in Virtual Reality
    Emil M. Kjenstad, Halvor Kristian Ringsby, Rahel Jamal Gaeb, Çagri Erdem, Konstantinos Kousias, Ozgu Alay, Carsten Griwodz (University of Oslo)
  • Real-Time Layered View Synthesis for Free-Viewpoint Video from Unreliable Depth Information
    Teresa Hernando, Daniel Berjón, Francisco Morán, Javier Usón, Cesar Díaz, Julián Cabrera, Narciso García (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
  • Adaptive Streaming of Visual Volumetric Video-based Coding Media
    Srinivas Gudumasu (InterDigital Canada Ltée); Gireg Maury, Ariel Glasroth (unaffiliated); Ahmed Hamza (InterDigital Canada Ltée)
  • Design and Implementation of a Web-based Multi-user Virtual Reality System for Virtual Tour of Remote Places
    Aizawa Shuta, Sakurai Shouta, Duc Nguyen (Tohoku Institute of Technology)
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 WS3a: NOSSDAV 2
  • Will Dynamic Foveation Boost the Gaming Experience in Cloud VR?
    Jia-Wei Fang, Kuan-Yu Lee (National Tsing Hua University); Teemu Kämäräinen (University of Helsinki); Matti Siekkinen (Aalto University and University of Helsinki); Cheng-Hsin Hsu (National Tsing Hua University)
  • Implementing Partial Atlas Selector for Viewport-dependent MPEG Immersive Video Streaming
    Soonbin Lee (Fraunhofer HHI); Jong-Beom Jeong, Eun-Seok Ryu (Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU))
  • Real-time Multimedia Services over Starlink: A Reality Check
    Haoyuan Zhao, Hao Fang (Simon Fraser University); Feng Wang (The University of Mississippi); Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser University)
WS3b: MMVE 2
  • Modeling Gamer Quality-of-Experience Using a Real Cloud VR Gaming Testbed
    Kuan-Yu Lee, Jia-Wei Fang, Yuan-Chun Sun, Cheng-Hsin Hsu (National Tsing Hua University)
  • 360EAVP: A 360-degree Edition-Aware Video Player
    Gabriel de Castro Araújo, Henrique Domingues Garcia (University of Brasília); Mylene C. Q. Farias (Texas State University); Ravi Prakash (University of Texas at Dallas); Marcelo Carvalho (University of Brasília)
  • Evaluation of interaction methods in an Extended Reality training environment
    Carlos Cortés (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid); María Rubio (Nokia TECSS); Jesus Gutierrez (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid); Beatriz Sánchez (Nokia); Pablo Pérez (Nokia XR Lab); Narciso García (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 5:30 WS4a: NOSSDAV 3 (finishes at 5:00PM)
  • Cross that boundary: Investigating the feasibility of cross-layer information sharing for enhancing ABR decision logic over QUIC
    Joris Herbots (Hasselt University - tUL - EDM); Arno Verstraete, Maarten Wijnants, Peter Quax (Hasselt University - tUL - Flanders Make - EDM); Wim Lamotte (Hasselt University - tUL - EDM)
  • Improving ABR Performance for Short Video Streaming Using Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning with Expert Guidance
    Yueheng Li, Qianyuan Zheng, Zicheng Zhang, Hao Chen, Zhan Ma (Nanjing University)
  • iStream Player: A Versatile Video Player Framework
    Akram Ansari, Mea Wang (University of Calgary)
WS4b: GMSys
  • VE-Match: Video Encoding Matching-based Model for Cloud and Edge Computing Instances
    Samira Afzal, Narges Mehran (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria); Sandro Linder (Bitmovin, Klagenfurt, Austria); Christian Timmerer, Radu Prodan (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria)
  • Studying Green Video Distribution as a Whole
    Burak Kara, Gwendal Simon (Synamedia); Bruno Tuffin (Inria); Jerome Vieron (Synamedia); Ali C. Begen (Ozyegin University)
  • End-to-end Optimizations for Green Streaming
    Robert Seeliger, Stefan Pham, Stefan Arbanowski (Fraunhofer FOKUS)
  • Audience Aware Streaming: New Dynamics in OTT distribution
    Jan Outters, Mickael Raulet (Ateme S.A.)
  • Green Video Complexity Analysis for Efficient Encoding in Adaptive Video Streaming
    Vignesh V Menon (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt); Christian Feldmann (Bitmovin); Klaus Schoeffmann (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt); Mohammed Ghanbari (University of Essex); Christian Timmerer (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt)
  • Energy Efficiency Improvements in Software-Based Video Encoding
    Jan De Cock (Synamedia)
  • Video Decoding Energy Reduction using Temporal-Domain Filtering
    Christian Herglotz, Matthias Kränzler, Robert Ludwig, André Kaup (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
  • The analysis of DASH manifest optimizations
    Yongjun Wu (Amazon)


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