Fifth International Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems

Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan

July 23-25, 1998

Sponsored by

Tamkang University, Taiwan
National Science Council, Taiwan
Ministry of Education, Taiwan
Knowledge Systems Institute, USA


Co-Sponsored by:

Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Medical School of National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Directorate General Telecommunications, MOTC, Taiwan
Computer and Communications Laboratories, Taiwan
Taipei Medical College, Taiwan
Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Steering Committee Chair:

S.-K. Chang Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA

Steering Committee:

Ramesh Jain Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
Chao-Ning Liu Software Park, Taiwan

Workshop Chair:

Tadao Ichikawa Univ. of Hiroshima, JAPAN

Honorary Workshop Chair:

Louis R. Chow, Tamkang University

Advisory Committee Chair:

S. C. Lu Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan

Advisory Committee:

Jyh-Sheng Ke Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Paul Lin Philips Innovation Center, Taiwan
An-Chi Liu Feng-Chia University, Taiwan
Jin-Tuu Wang Telecommunications Laboratories,Taiwan

Program Committee Co-Chairs:

T. Shih Tamkang University, Taiwan
K. Sugihara University of Hawaii, USA
D. A. Chiang Tamkang University, Taiwan

Program Commmittee:

Arbee L. P. Chen (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Meng Chang Chen(Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Tzi-Cher Chiueh (State University of New York, U.S.A.)
Yonghee Choi (Seoul National University, Korea)
Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Chi-Ming Chung (Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Ruth E. Davis (Santa Clara University, U.S.A.)
David H. C.Du (University of Minnesota, U.S.A)
William Grosky (Wayne State University,U.S.A.)
Arding Hsu (Siemens Corporate Research)
Wen-Syan Li (CCRL, NEC USA Inc.)
An-Chi Liu (Feng Chia University, Taiwan)
Chien-Tsai Liu (National Taiwan University Medical School, Taiwan)
Jonathan C. L. Liu (Washington State University, U.S.A.)
Peiya Liu (Siemens Corporate Research, Inc., USA)
Fang-Ye Lu (Tonghai University, Taiwan)
Jun-ichi Mizusawa (NTT, Japan)
Jeong-Hyun Park (ETRI, Korea)
Syed M. Rahman (Monash University, Australia)
Kosuke Sato (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Ming-Chien Shan (Hewlett-Packard, USA)
Olivia R. Liu Sheng (Arizona State University, USA)
Dongho Song (HangKong University, Korea)
Makoto Takizawa (Tokyo Denki University, Japan)
Steven L. Tanimoto (University of Washington, USA)
Joseph E. Urban (Arizona State University, USA)
Son T. Vuong (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Lars C. Wolf (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)
Taieb Znati (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Teleconference Chair:

F. F. Chen Chunghwa Telecom Inc., Taiwan

Teleconference Committee:

Chin-Yu Chen College of Medical, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Chin-Hwa Kuo Tamkang University, Taiwan
Cheng-Sheng Lin Telecommunication Laboratories, Taiwan
An-Chi Liu Feng-Jia University, Taiwan
Peter Shih Telecommunication Laboratories, Taiwan

Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:

Jessica Chang Computer & Communications Lab, ITRI, Taiwan
Peter Shih Telecommunications Laboratories, Taiwan
Y. H. Wang Tamkang University, Taiwan


The DMS98 conference was conducted using teleconferening facilities at four sites simultaneously, including Tamkang University, China Telecom, Taiwan University Medical School and Feng Chia University. Participants at each site could freely communicate with people at other sites. This picture was taken at the main conference site in Tamkang University.

The conference participants used PCs provided by Tamkang University to connect to home base.

The teleconference site at Feng Chia University.

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