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                Technical Program

   Sunday, June 20

19:30-20:30    Welcome concert for QoMEX'10 participants in Nidarosdomen.

   Monday, June 21

08:00-11:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Conference Opening  Andrew Perkis, NTNU-Q2S
 Sebastian Möller, TU Berlin
09:30-10:30 Plenary lecture
Chair: Amy Reibman
 Andrew B. Watson, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
 "Vision models and visual quality"
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:25 Lecture session - Multimodal effects
Chair: Alexander Raake
Audio-visual Quality Integration: Comparison of Human-human and Human-machine Interaction Scenarios of Different Interactivity - Sebastian Möller1, Benjamin Belmudez1, Marie-Neige Garcia2, Christine Kühnel1, Alexander Raake2, Benjamin Weiss1
1 Quality and Usability Lab, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, TU Berlin;
2 Assessment of IP-based Applications, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, TU Berlin
11:25-11:50 On the Relative Importance of Audio and Video in the Presence of Packet Losses - Jari Korhonen1, Ulrich Reiter2, Eugene Myakotnykh2
1 Department of Photonics Engineering Technical Univ. of Denmark (DTU) Lyngby, Denmark;
2 Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems (Q2S) Norwegian Univ. of Science and Tech. (NTNU) Trondheim, Norway
11:50-12:15 Profiling Experienced Quality Factors of Audiovisual 3D Perception - Dominik Strohmeier a, Satu Jumisko-Pyykkö b, Ulrich Reiter c
a Institute for Media Technology, Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany;
b Unit of Human-Centered Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland;
c Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems (Q2S), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
12:15-12:40 Human Sensitivity to Eye Contact in 2D and 3D Videoconferencing - Rob van Eijk, André Kuijsters, Klaske Dijkstra, & Wijnand A. IJsselsteijn
Human-Technology Interaction Group Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences Eindhoven University of Technology
12:45-14:15 Lunch break
14:15-14:35 ITU-session
Chair: Sebastian Möller
Overview of ITU-T Study Group 12 Topics and Structure
Judit Katona-Kiss, Councellor of ITU-T SG12
14:35-14:55 Overview of Speech Activities in ITU-T Study Group 12
Sebastian Möller, Rapporteur of Q.8/12
14:55-15:15 Overview of Video Activities in ITU-T Study Group 12
Alexander Raake, Rapporteur of Q.14/12
15:15-15:45 Discussion on Necessary Standards and Activities + Wrap-up
15:45-16:10 Coffee break
16:10-16:30 Poster session
Chair: Lina Karam
Short presentations (2 minutes each)
16:30-18:00 Reduced Reference Image Quality Assessment Based on Weibull Statistics - Wufeng Xue and Xuanqin Mou, Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
          Extension of the G.1070 Video Quality Function for the MPEG2 Video Codec  - Benjamin Belmudez, Sebastian Möller, Quality and Usability Lab, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, TU Berlin, Germany
A No-Reference Color Video Quality Metric Based on a 3D Multispectral Wavelet Transform - Aldo Maalouf, Mohamed-Chaker Larabi, XLIM Laboratory, Department of Signal, Image and Communication, UMR CNRS 6172 University of Poitiers,France
QoE Validation of a RSVP Protocol Extension Enabling Efficient Resource Reservation for Aggregated Traffic in Heterogeneous IP Networks - Robert Chodorek and Mikołaj Leszczuk, AGH University of Science and Technology, Department of Telecommunications, Kraków, Poland
Evaluation on the Selection of Video Quality Metrics for Overall Visual Perception - Vladimir Zlokolica, Dragan Kukolj, Nemanja Lukic, Miodrag Temerinac, Department for Computer Engineering, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Impact of Frame Rate and Resolution on Objective QoE Metrics - Thomas Zinner 1, Oliver Hohlfeld 2, Osama Abboud 3, Tobias Hossfeld 1
1 University of Würzburg, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Communication Networks, Würzburg, Germany,
2 Chair Intelligent Networks, Technische Universität Berlin / Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany,
3 Multimedia Communications Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
On the use of reference monitors in subjective testing for HDTV - Christian Keimel and Klaus Diepold, Technische Universität München, Institute for Data Processing, München, Germany
Effect of Image Quality on Disaster Response Applications - Hani Alers1, Lucy T.Gunawan1, Willem-Paul Brinkman 1, Ingrid Heynderickx 1,2
1 Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands;
2 Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Objective and Subjective Quality Assessment With Expert and Non-expert Viewers - Filippo Speranza 1, Felix Poulin 2, Ron Renaud 1, Maxime Caron 2, and Jonathan Dupras 2
1 Communications Research Centre Canada;
2 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Impact of Video Transcoding Artifacts on the Subjective Quality - Lutz Goldmann 1, Francesca De Simone 1, Frederic Dufaux 1, Touradj Ebrahimi 1, Rudolf Tanner 2, Mauro Lattuada 2
1 Ecole Federale Polytechnique de Lausanne EPFL/STI/IEL/GR-EB, Lausanne, Switzerland;
2 Abilis Systems Sarl, Plan-Les-Ouates, Switzerland
18:00-19:30   Speed coaching

   Tuesday, June 22

08:00-10:00 Registration
9:00-10:00 Plenary lecture
Chair: Peter Svensson
  John Beerends, TNO, Netherlands
  "Measuring the Quality of Speech and Music Signals"
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-10:55 Lecture session - Video Topics
Chair: Patrick Le Callet
Performance Comparisons of Subjective Quality Assessment Methods for Mobile Video - Toshiko Tominaga, Takanori Hayashi, Jun Okamoto, and Akira Takahashi, NTT Service Integration Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
10:55-11:20 Normalization of subjective video test results using a reference test and anchor conditions for efficient model development - M.N. Garcia, A. Raake, Quality and Usability Lab, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Berlin University of Technology Berlin, Germany
11:20-11:45 The role of temporal aspects for quality assessment - Claire Mantel1,2, Thomas Kunlin1, Patricia Ladret2,
1 ST Microelectronics S.A., Grenoble, France; 
2 GIPSA-Lab - Department of Signal and Images Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France
11:45-12:10 Blind no-reference quality monitoring for H.264/AVC corrupted by channel losses - G. Valenzise, S. Magni, M. Tagliasacchi, S. Tubaro, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione Politecnico di Milano, Italy
12:10-12:35 Spatio-Temporal Segmentation Based Continuous No-Reference Stereoscopic Video Quality Prediction - Z. M. Parvez Sazzad, S. Yamanaka, and Y. Horita, Graduate School of Science and Engineering University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:10 Demonstration session in "Nova kino" cinema
Chair: Andrew Perkis
Introduction - Andrew Perkis, Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems (Q2S), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
14:10-14:25 DCP demo reel 2K
14:25-14:30 Laparoscopic surgery
14:30-14:45 Comparison Of JPEG 2000 And H.264/AVC by Subjective Assessment in the Digital Cinema - Fitri N. Rahayu, Ulrich Reiter, Marlon T.M. Nielsen, Touradj Ebrahimi, Andrew Perkis, Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems (Q2S), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
14:45-14:50 Avatar 2D trailer DCP 2K
14:50-15:00 DCP demo reel 4K
15:00-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:05 Poster session
Chair: Ian Burnett
Short presentations (2 mins each)
16:05-17:30 Online QoE Prediction - Vlado Menkovski, Georgios Exarchakos, Antonio Liotta, Electrical Engineering Department, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
           Improving the Quality of Multimedia Experience through Sensory Effects - Markus Waltl, Christian Timmerer, and Hermann Hellwagner, Multimedia Communication (MMC) Research Group, Institute of Information Technology (ITEC) Klagenfurt University, Klagenfurt, Austria
The multidimensional characterization of active noise cancelation headphone perception - Nick Zacharov 1, Jesper Ramsgaard 1, Guillaume Le Ray 1, Chris Vigandt Jørgensen 2
1 DELTA SenseLab, Hørsholm Denmark;
2 DELTA Technical-Audiological Laboratory, Odense, Denmark
Synesthetic Approach for Evaluation of the Cross-Sensory Quality of Multi-Media Applications - Michael Haverkamp, Ford Werke GmbH Köln, Germany
Towards a Universal Scale for Perceptual Value - Sebastian Möller 1, Alexander Raake 2, Marcel Wältermann 1, Nicolas Côte ́3
1 Quality and Usability Lab, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, TU Berlin;
2 Assessment of IP-based Applications, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, TU Berlin;
3 CERV, Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Brest, France
Qualitative analysis of mediated communication experience - Jukka Häkkinen 1, Viljakaisa Aaltonen 2, Martin Schrader 2, Göte Nyman 3, Miikka Lehtonen 3, Jari Takatalo 3
1 Department of Media Technology, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Finland;
2 Nokia Research Center, Tampere, Finland;
3 Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
Canonical analysis of individual vocabulary profiling data - Tapio Lokki, Kai Puolamäki, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Department of Media Technology, Aalto, Finland
Linking an Integrated Framework with Appropriate Methods for Measuring QoE - David Geerts 1, Katrien De Moor 2, István Ketyko ́3, An Jacobs 4, Jan Van den Bergh 5, Wout Joseph 3, Luc Martens 3, Lieven De Marez 2
1 CUO, K.U.Leuven; 2 MICT, Ugent; 3 WiCa, Ugent; 4 SMIT, VUB; 5 EDM, Uhasselt; IBBT, Belgium
Experiential Squatting: A Disruptive New Way to Help Mobile Users Choose Networks - Ben Falchuk, Dave Famolari, Advanced Technology Solutions, Telcordia Technologies, USA
Multimedia Adaptation Based on Semantics From Social Network Users Interacting With Media - S. J. Davis 1, E. C. Cheng 2, I. S. Burnett 2 and C. H. Ritz 1
1 School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia,
2 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Performance of a Path Tracing Task Using Stereo and Motion Based Depth Cues - Maurice HPH van Beurden & Wijnand A. IJsselsteijn, Human-Technology Interaction Group Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences Eindhoven University of Technology
18:00-23:00 Social event Meeting point - hotel reception (more information at registration)

 Wednesday, June 23

09:30-9:55 Lecture session - Audio and speech
Chair: Tapio Lokki
Parameter-based prediction of speech quality in listening context - towards a WB E-model - A. Raake, S. Möller, M. Wältermann, N. Cote ́, J.-P. Ramirez, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories TU Berlin, Germany
9:55-10:20 Probabilistic Non-Intrusive Quality Assessment of Speech for Bounded-Scale Preference Scores - Petko N. Petkov and W. Bastiaan Kleijn, Sound and Image Processing Laboratory, School of Electrical Engineering, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
10:20-10:45 Considering the Subjectivity to Rationalise Evaluation Approaches: The Example of Spoken Dialogue Systems - Marianne Laurent 1, Philippe Bretier 1, Ioannis Kanellos 2
1 Orange Labs, Lannion, France, 2 Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France
10:45-11:10 A Bayesian Hierarchical Mixture of Experts Approach to Estimate Speech Quality - S. Iman Mossavat 1, Oliver Amft 1, Bert de Vries 1, Petko Petkov 2, Bastiaan Kleijn 2
1 Signal Processing Systems Department of Electrical Engineering Eindhoven University of Technology The Netherlands,
2 Sound and Image Processing Lab Department of Electrical Engineering KTH-Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
11:10-11:40 Coffee break
11:40-12:20 Best paper award ceremony
Chair: Touradj Ebrahimi
12:20-13:00 Lecture The MPEG HVC video quality assessment - Vittorio Baroncini, Fond. Ugo Bordoni, Italy 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-14:50 Poster session
Chair: Andrew Watson
Short presentations (2 mins each)
14:50-16:00 ViQID: A No-Reference Bit Stream-based Visual Quality Impairment Detector - Nicolas Staelens 1, Nick Vercammen 1, Yves Dhondt 2, Brecht Vermeulen 1, Peter Lambert 2, Rik Van de Walle 2, Piet Demeester 1
1 Ghent University - IBBT, Department of Information Technology, Ghent, Belgium;
2 Ghent University - IBBT, Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent, Belgium
Modelling Saliency Awareness for Objective Video Quality Assessment - Ulrich Engelke1, Marcus Barkowsky2, Patrick Le Callet2, and Hans-Jürgen Zepernick1
1 Blekinge Institute of Technology, Ronneby, Sweden;
2 IRCCyN UMR no 6597 CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique de l’Universite de Nantes, Nantes, France
A Model of Jerkiness for Temporal Impairments in Video Transmission - S. Borer, SwissQual, Switzerland
A Novel Video Quality Impairment Monitoring Scheme Over an IPTV Service with Packet Loss - Jae Cheol Kwon1, Seong Hwan Jang1, Youngmin Chin1, Seoung-Jun Oh2
1 Central R&D Lab., KT, Korea
2 VIA-Multimedia Center, Kwangwoon University, Korea
Quality of Service using Scalable Video Coding and Partial Buffer Sharing - Alexis Rombaut 1, Tim Wauters 1, Danny De Vleeschauwer 2, Brecht Vermeulen 1, Piet Demeester 1
1 Ghent University - IBBT, Department of Information Technology, Ghent, Belgium, 
2 Alcatel-Lucent Bell, Antwerp, Belgium
Acceptance of Mobile TV Channel Switching Delays - W. Robitza, S. Buchinger, H. Hlavacs, Faculty of Computer Science, Department for Distributed and Multimedia Systems, Vienna, Austria
A Matlab Based Framework for Image and Video Quality Evaluation - Adithya V. Murthy and Lina J. Karam, School of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
16:00-16:30 Closing ceremony  Andrew Perkis, NTNU-Q2S
 Sebastian Möller, TU Berlin