Guest Editorials: 

A. El Saddik and S. Shirmohammadi, “Haptics: Touching Beyond Audio and Video”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Vol. 37, No. 1, March 2008, pp. 1-4. 
 
 

Books Edited:

Borko Furht, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, 2nd Edition, Springer, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8.    

 

Book Chapters:

R. Iqbal and S. Shirmohammadi, “MPEG-21 Based Video Adaptation with Encryption and Authentication”, in Encyclopedia of Multimedia, 2nd Ed., Borko Furht, Springer, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8, pp. 449-457. 
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “Networking for Massively Multiuser Online Gaming”, in Encyclopedia of Multimedia, 2nd Edition, Borko Furht, Springer, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8, pp. 664-670. 
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “Mobile P2P Computing”, in Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications, Borko Furht, Taylor & Francis, 2008, ISBN: 1420043269, pp. 751-758. 
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “MANET: Multicasting”, in Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications, Borko Furht, Taylor & Francis, 2008, ISBN: 1420043269, pp. 546-555. 
 
 
Refereed Journals (accepted or published):
 
M. Khoury, X. Shen, and S. Shirmohammadi, “Accessibility and Scalability in Collaborative eCommerce Environments”, International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, Vol. 3, Nos. 2/3, 2008, pp. 178-190.
 
A. Alamri, M. Eid, R. Iglesias, S. Shirmohammadi, and A. El Saddik, “Haptic Virtual Rehabilitation Exercises for Post-stroke Diagnosis”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 57, Issue 9, September 2008, pp. 1876-1884.
 
S. Shirmohammadi, I. Kazem, D.T. Ahmed, M. El-Badaoui, and J.C. de Oliveira, “A Visibility-Driven Approach for Zone Management in Simulations”, Simulation: Trans. of the SCS, Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2008, pp. 215-229.
 
M. N. A. Abdelhakim, and S. Shirmohammadi, “Improving Educational Multimedia Selection Process Using Group Decision Support Systems”, International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2008, pp. 174-190.
 
R. Iqbal, S. Shirmohammadi, A. El Saddik, and J. Zhao, “Compressed-Domain Video Processing for Adaptation, Encryption, and Authentication”, IEEE Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 2,  April-June  2008, pp. 38-50.
 
 
M. Orozco, M. Graydon, S. Shirmohammadi, and A. El Saddik, “Experiments in Haptic-Based Authentication of Humans”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Vol. 37, No. 1, March 2008, pp. 73-92.
 
 
Refereed Proceedings:
 
S. Ratti, B. Hariri, and S. Shirmohammadi, “NL-DHT: A Non-uniform Locality Sensitive DHT Architecture for Massively Multi-user Virtual Environment Applications”, Proc. International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Network Virtual Environments, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Melbourne, Australia, December 8-10 2008, pp. 793-798.
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “A Dynamic Area of Interest Management and Collaboration Model for P2P MMOGs”, Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, Vancouver, Canada, October 27-29 2008, pp. 27-34.
 
R. Iqbal and S. Shirmohammadi, “Online Adaptation for Video Sharing Applications”, Proc. ACM Multimedia, Vancouver, Canada, October 27-31 2008, pp. 853-856.
 
B. Hariri, S. Ratti, S. Shirmohammadi, and M.R. Pakravan, “A Distributed Latency-Aware Architecture for Massively Multi-User Virtual Environments”, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games, Ottawa, Canada, October 18-19 2008, pp. 53-58.
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “An Auxiliary Area of Interest Management for Synchronization and Load Regulation in Zonal P2P MMOGs”, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games, Ottawa, Canada, October 18-19 2008, pp. 36-41.
 
B. Hariri, S. Shirmohammadi, and M.R. Pakravan, “A Distributed Interest Management Scheme for Massively Multi-user Virtual Environments”, Proc. IEEE Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces, and Measurement Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, July 14-16 2008, pp. 111-115.
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “A Microcell Oriented Load Balancing Model for Collaborative Virtual Environments”, Proc. IEEE Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces, and Measurement Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, July 14-16 2008, pp. 86-91.
 
B. Hariri, S. Shirmohammadi, and M.R. Pakravan, “LOADER: A Location-Aware Distributed Virtual Environment Architecture”, Proc. IEEE Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces, and Measurement Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, July 14-16 2008, pp. 97-101.
 
R. Iqbal, B. Hariri, and S. Shirmohammadi, “Modeling and Evaluation of Overlay Generation Problem for Peer-assisted Video Adaptation and Streaming”, Proc. ACM International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video, Braunschweig, Germany, May 28-30, 2008, pp. 87-92.
 
(Winner: Student Travel Grant) D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “Model and Measurement of State Dissemination in MMOGs”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Victoria, Canada, May 12-15 2008, pp. 2190-2194.
 
N.H. Woo and S. Shirmohammadi, “Modeling and Measurement of Personality for E-commerce Systems”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Victoria, Canada, May 12-15 2008, pp. 787-792.
 
B. Hariri, S. Shirmohammadi, and M.R. Pakravan, “Hierarchical HMM Model and Measurement of Online Gaming Traffic Patterns”, Proc. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Victoria, Canada, May 12-15 2008, pp. 2195-2200.
 
R. Kayyali, S. Shirmohammadi, A. El Saddik, “Measurement of Progress for Haptic Motor Rehabilitation”, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications, Ottawa, Canada, May 9-10 2008, pp. 108-113.
 
D.T. Ahmed and S. Shirmohammadi, “An Expedite State Dissemination Mechanism for MMOGs”, Proc. International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks, Sydney, Australia, May 7-9 2008, pp. 199-203.
 
A. Yassine and S. Shirmohammadi, “Privacy and the Market for Private Data: A Negotiation Model to Capitalize on Private Data”, Proc. ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, Doha, Qatar, March 31-April 4 2008, pp. 669-678.
 
R. Iqbal, D.T. Ahmed, and S. Shirmohammadi, “Distributed Video Adaptation and Streaming for Heterogeneous Devices”, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing, in Proc. IEEE Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, Hong Kong, China, March 17-21 2008, pp. 492-497.