Connected Shared Experiences

Multimedia systems support for social interactions between remote participants in small (multi-party and domestic video conferencing) and large (distributed theatre) mediated communication scenarios.


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  • E. Geelhoed, P. Cesar, R. Kaiser, K. Singh-Barmi, I. Biscoe, C. Wang, and J. Jacksen Co-Present and Remote Audience Experiences: Intensity and Cohesion. Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTA), 76(4): pp. 5573-5606, 2017.
  • A. Webb, C. Wang, A. Kerne, and P. Cesar Distributed Liveness: Understanding How New Technologies Transform Performance Experiences. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (ACM CSCW 2016), San Francisco, CA, USA, 2016, pp. 432-437.
  • D. Williams, P. Cesar, M.F. Ursu, I. Kegel, J. Jansen, and E. Geelhoed Experiments with Distributed Theatre. IEEE MultiMedia (IEEE MM), 22(3): pp. 4-9, 2014.
  • P. Cesar, R. Kaiser, and M.F. Ursu Toward Connected Shared Experiences. IEEE Computer, 47(7): pp. 86-89, 2014.
  • J. Jansen, P. Cesar, D.C.A. Bulterman, T. Stevens, I. Kegel, and J. Issing Enabling Composition-Based Video-Conferencing for the Home. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), 13(5): pp. 869-881, 2011.
  • I. Vaishnavi, P. Cesar, D.C.A. Bulterman, O. Friedrich, S. Gunkel, and D. Geerts From IPTV to Synchronous Shared Experiences: Challenges in Design: Distributed Media Synchronization. Elsevier Signal Processing: Image Communication (Elsevier IMAGE), 26(7): pp. 370-377, 2011.
  • D. Williams, M.F. Ursu, J. Meenowa, P. Cesar, I. Kegel, and K. Bergstrom Video Mediated Social Interaction Between Groups: System Requirements and Technology Challenges. Elsevier Telematics and Informatics (Elsevier T&I), 28(4): pp. 251-270, 2011.