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Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering

K. R. Rao received the Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque in 1966.  He is now working as a professor of electrical engineering in the University of Texas at Arlington, (UTA)Texas.  He has published (coauthored) 17 books, some of which have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian. Also as  ebooks  and paper back (Asian) editions. He has supervised 99 Masters and 31 doctoral students. He has published  extensively  and conducted tutorials/workshops worldwide. He has been a visiting professor in National university of Singapore and electronics and telecommunications research institute  (ETRI) , Korea.  He has been a keynote speaker in many national and international conferences. He has been a consultant to academia, industry and research institutes. He has been an external examiner for several M.S. and Ph. D. students worldwide.  He is an IEEE Fellow. He has been a member of the academy of distinguished scholars, UTA.

University of New Mexico
Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering
University of Florida
M.S.
Nuclear Engineering
University of Florida
M.S.
Electrical Engineering
University of Madras
B.E.
Electrical Engineering
June 1973
Ongoing
Professor-Electrical Department
College of Engineering, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Office of the President, The University of Texas at Arlington
June 1956
Ongoing
Professional
IEEE
January 2000

Video compression/coding

Expertise

Digital signal and image processing. Data compression by various techniques for digital transmission or storage of audio and video at reduced rates.Image, video and audio coding standards

2014
Video coding standards: AVS China, H.264/MPEG-4 Paert 10, HEVC, VP6, DIRAC and VC-1
Book
Published
2012
Z. Milicevic, Z. Bojkovic and K.R. Rao, “Approach to Interactive Multimedia Systems Through Subjective Video Quality Assessment in H.264/AVC Standard”, WSEAS Trans. on Systems, 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2012
S. Chakraborthy and K.R. Rao, “Fingerprint Enhancement by Directional Filtering”, American Journal of signal processing, Vol.2, No.5, Oct. 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2012
R. Veerla and K.R. Rao, “Advanced Image Coding and its Comparison with Various Still Image Codecs”, American Journal of signal processing, Vol.2, No.5, Oct. 2012. (ID:103200033)
Journal Article
Published
2012
N. Siddaraju and K.R. Rao, “Multiplexing the elementary streams of H.264 video and MPEG4 HE AAC v2 audio, demultiplexing and achieving lip synchronization”, American Journal of signal processing,Vol.2, No.3,pp. 52-59,June 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2012
D. Sahana and K.R. Rao, “A study on AVS-M standard”,  Calin ENACHESCU, Florin Gheorghe FILIP, Barna IANTOVICS (Eds.),Advanced Computational Technologies published by the Romanian Academy Publishing House,  pp. 311-322, Bucharest, 2012. 
Journal Article
Published
2012
A. Ravi and K.R. Rao, “Performance analysis and comparison of the Dirac video codec with H.264/ MPEG- 4, Part 10”, for the book "Advances in reasoning-based image processing intelligent systems: Conventional and intelligent paradigms", Springer,  pp.9-34, 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2012
“Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and VC-1”,  Seminar,China Academy of Space Technology, Beijing, China, 13 Aug. 2012
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Published
2012
“Digital video image quality and perceptual coding”, Seminar, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, 14 Aug. 2012.
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Published
2012
    Tutorial  on Advances in Perceptual Coding of Digital Pictures, IEEE ICME 2012,  Melbourne, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.  (With H.R. Wu).
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Published
2012
   S. Chakraborty and K.R. Rao, “FINGERPRINT ENHANCEMENT BY DIRECTIONAL FILTERING”, ECTICON 2012, Cha Am, Thailand, May 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2012
D. Han, A. Kulkarni and K.R. Rao, “Fast inter-prediction mode decision algorithm for H.264 video encoder”, ECTICON 2012, Cha Am, Thailand, May 2012.
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Published
2012
Keynote speaker, 16th WSEAS multi conference 14-17 July 2012 in Kos Island, Greece. (All expenses paid by WSEAS).
Journal Article
Published
2011
A. Ravi and K.R. Rao, “Performance analysis and comparison of the Dirac video codec with H.264/ MPEG- 4, Part 10”,Intrnl. J. of wavelets, multi resolution and information processing (IJWMIP), vol.4, No.4, pp. 635-654, 2011.
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Published
2011
Chair, IASTED Signal and Image processing conference, SIP2011, Dallas, TX, 14-16, Dec. 2011 (All expenses paid by IASTED)
Journal Article
Published
2011
   K.R. Rao and D.N. Kim, “Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and  VC-1”  Keynote speaker, 3rd International communication conference on wireless, mobile & computing,(CCWMC 2011), All expenses paid by CCWMC2011. Shanghai, China, 14-16 Nov. 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
    S. Sreedhar and K.R. Rao, “MULTIPLEXING AND DEMULTIPLEXING OF AVS CHINA VIDEO WITH AAC AUDIO”, TELSIKS 2011, Nis, Serbia, 5-8 Oct. 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
    P. R. Ramolia and K.R. Rao, “Low Complexity AVS-M Using Machine Learning Algorithm C4.5”, , TELSIKS 2011, Nis, Serbia, 5-8 Oct. 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
A. Urs and K.R. Rao “Multiplexing/De-multiplexing Dirac video with AAC audio bit stream”, TELSIKS 2011, Nis, Serbia, 5-8 Oct. 2011. 
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Published
2011
K.R.Rao, Z.S.Bojkovic and  D.A.Milovanovic, "Service platform technology for next-generation wireless multimedia: An overvew" TELSIKS 2011, Nis, Serbia, 5-8 Oct. 2011. 
Journal Article
Published
2011
K.R. Rao and D.N. Kim, “Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and  VC-1”, 15th Internaional Workshop on multimedia signal processing and transmission, Cheonbuk National University,  Jeonju, Korea, 15 March 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
K.R. Rao, “Digital video/image coding standards”, International symposium on Brain Image Process, Keimyung University, Taegu, Korea, 18 March 2011 (All expenses paid).
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Published
2011
 K.R. Rao, A. Urs and S. Patil, “COMPARISON OF 8 × 8 INTEGER DCTs USED IN H.264, AVS-CHINA AND VC-1 VIDEO CODECS”, CMIC 2011, 4-7 Jan. 2011, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Journal Article
Published
2011
A. Ravi and K.R. Rao, “Performance analysis and comparison of the Dirac video codec with H.264/ MPEG- 4, Part 10”, for the book "Advances in reasoning-based image processing intelligent systems: Conventional and intelligent paradigms", Springer,  pp.9-34, 2012.
Journal Article
Published
2010
D. N. Kim and K. R. Rao. "Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and VC-1," , vol. 1, pp. 67-94, 2010.
Journal Article
Published
2010
K. R. R. Jacob and D. N. Kim. "Image mirroring and rotation in the wavelet domain," International Journal on wavelets, multiresolution and image processing, 2010.
Journal Article
Published
2010
R. V. Zhang and K. R. Rao. "A modified advanced image coding," CANS University Press, 2010.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Pereira, K. R. R.; Kruafak, A. Efficient transcoding of an MPEG-2 bit stream to an H.264 bit stream. University Scientific Journal series, Telecommunications and Electronics 2010.
Journal Article
Published
2009
J. H. L. Kolkeri and K. R. Rao. "Error concealment Techniques in H.264/AVC for Wireless Video Transmission in Mobile Networks," International journal in Image Processing, 2009.
Journal Article
Under Review
2009
Sharma, S.; Rao, K. R. "Transcoding of H.264 bitstream to MPEG-2 bitstream". International Journal on Electrical Engineering 2009.
Journal Article
Under Review
2009
Y. C. Kim and K. R. Rao. "Efficient Schemes for Compressed-Domain Image Resizing," IEICE Transaction, vol. E92, January 2009.
Journal Article
Accepted
2009
Z. Z. Veerla and K. R. Rao. "Advanced image coding and its comparison with various still image codecs," Journal of Real Time Image Processing, 2009.
Journal Article
Under Review
2009
K. R. Rao. "Transcoding of H.264, MPEG-2 and AVS," International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2009.
Journal Article
Accepted
2009
S. Park and K. R. Rao. "Hybrid scalable video codec for bit-depth scalability," Journal of Optical Engineering, vol. 48, no. 1, January 2009.
Journal Article
Published
2009
D. N. Kim and K. R. Rao. "Sequence Mirroring Properties of Orthogonal Transforms Having Even and Odd Symmetric Vectors," J. ECTI-EEC, Bangkok, 2009.
Journal Article
Published
2009
D. Kim and K. R. Rao. "2D-DST scheme for image mirroring and rotation," J. of Electronic Imaging, vol. 17, no. 1, January 2009.
Journal Article
Published
2008
S. Park and K. R. Rao. "Bit-Depth Scalable Video Coding Based on H.264/AVC Date of Evaluation," IEICE Transaction, vol. E91-A, pp. pp.1541-154, June 2008.
Journal Article
Accepted
2008
H. Yadav and K. Rao. "Optimization of the Deblocking filter in H.264 codec for real time implementation," IEEE SP Letters, 2008.
Journal Article
Published
A. Ravi and K.R. Rao, for the book "Advances in reasoning-based image processing intelligent systems: Conventional and intelligent paradigms",Springer,pp.9-34,
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CYUT, Taiwan. May 2008.
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T. Jacob, K.R. Rao and D. N. Kim,IEEE ICASSP, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.
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A. Kruafak and K.R. Rao,NCSEC 2008, Pattaya, Thailand, Nov. 2008.
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H. Murugan and K.R. Rao,ICEAST 2007,Bangkok, Thailand, 21-23 Nov. 2007.
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S. Sharma and K.R. Rao, IEEE APCC, pp. 391-396 Bangkok, Thailand, 18-20 Oct. 2007
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Z. Milicevic, Z. Bojkovic and K.R. Rao, WSEAS Trans. on S
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V. Vijaykumar and K.R. Rao, J. of Real Time Image processing (under review).

Under Review 

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Z. Zhang,R Veerla and K.R. Rao,CANS University Press, 2010.
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V.S. Kolkeri, J. H. Lee and K. R. Rao, International journal in Image Processing

Under review

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P. Agawane and K.R Rao, International Conference on Recent Advances in Communication Engineering, Hyderabad, India,20-23 Dec,2008.
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Dongil Han et al, SPA 2010, 23-25 Sept. 2010, Poznan, Poland
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A modified advanced image coding

Z.Zhang, R.Veerla and K.R Rao,CANS, Rumania, Nov. 2008

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Digital video image quality and perceptual coding
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Digital video image quality and perceptual coding
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Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and VC-1
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Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and VC-1
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Pattern recognition diagnostics for emphysema using phase only correlation technique
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Distortion optimization using structural information in H.264 strictly intra-frame encoder

B. Aswathappa and K.R. Rao, 42nd South Eastern Symp. on System Theory,pp. 367-370, Tyler, TX, March 2010.

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Performance analysis and comparison of JM 15.1 and Intel IPP H.264 encoder and decoder

K.V.S Swaroop and K.R. Rao, 42nd South Eastern Symp. on System Theory,pp. 371-375, Tyler, TX, March 2010.

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Papers on H.264

Xidian University, Xian, China, Aug.2010

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A modified advanced image coding

Z. Zhang, R. Veerla and K.R. Rao, CANS,Rumania, Nov. 2008,5/20/2008 two talks both in CYUT. Taiwan, One is for the Department of CSIE and the other for all graduate students in the College of Informatics

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Digital video image quality and perceptual coding

5/21/2008 one talk at 10:00 in Kaoshiung, Taiwan, hosted by Dr. Hung-Jen Yang 5/22/2008 one talk at 14:00 in NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan, hosted by Dr.Kevin Yang’s colleague or student since Dr. Yang is for ISCAS 2008.5/23/2008 one talk at 14:00 in NTHU, Hsin Chu, Taiwan, hosted by Dr. H.M. Hang’s friend, Dr. C.W. Lin.

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Sequence Mirroring Properties of Orthogonal Transforms Having Even and Odd Symmetric Vectors

D.N Kim and K.R. Rao, ECTIC0N-2007,pp. 1094-1097,Chiang Rai, Thailand, May 2007.

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Digital video image quality and perceptual coding

Keynote Speaker,14th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing and 6th EURASIP Conference Focused on Speech and Image Processing, Multimedia Communications and Services, IWSSIP 2007 and ECSIPMCS 2007 June 27 – 30, Maribor, Slovenia. 

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Overview of H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10

      Keynote Speaker,New trends in audio and video, Bialystok, Poland 20-22 Sept. 2006. 

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FFT : Algorithms and Applications

K.R. Rao, D. N. Kim and J.J. Hwang Springer, 2010

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Wireless multimedia : communications: Convergence, DSP, QoS and Security

K.R. Rao, Z.S. Bojkovic and D.A. Milovanovic Taylor and Francis, Nov. 2008

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Fingerprint Enhancement By Directional Filtering

S.   S.Chakraborthy and K.R. Rao,  American Journal of signal processing, Vol.2, No.5, Oct. 2012. 

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Advanced Image Coding and its Comparison with Various Still Image Codecs

R. Veerla and K.R. Rao,  American Journal of signal processing, Vol.2, No.5, Oct. 2012. (ID: 103200033) 

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Optimization of deblocking filter in H.264 codec for real time implementation

H.Yadav and K.R. Rao, “ Optimization of deblocking filter in H.264 codec for real time implementationâ€, American Journal of signal processing (under review) 

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Multiplexing the elementary streams of H.264 video and MPEG4 HE AAC v2 audio, demultiplexing and achieving lip synchronization

N.Siddaraju and K.R. Rao, “ Multiplexing the elementary streams of H.264 video and MPEG4 HE AAC v2 audio, demultiplexing and achieving lip synchronizationâ€, American Journal of signal processing, Vol.2, No.3, June 2012. 

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Fast Inter-prediction Mode Decision Algorithm for H.264 Video Encoder

D. Han, A. Kulkarni and K.R. Rao, International Research Journal of Engineering Science, Technology and Innovation  

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A study on AVS-M standard

D. Sahana and K.R. Rao,  Advanced Computational Technologies published by the Romanian Academy Publishing House, 2011. 

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Performance analysis and comparison of the Dirac video codec with H.264/ MPEG- 4, Part 10

A. Ravi and K.R. Rao,Intrnl. J. of wavelets, multi resolution and information processing (IJWMIP), vol.4, No.4, pp. 635-654, 20 

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Performance analysis and comparison of the Dirac video codec with H.264/ MPEG- 4, Part 10

A. Ravi and K.R. Rao,  for the book "Advances in reasoning-based image processing intelligent systems: Conventional and intelligent paradigms", Springer,  pp.9-34, 2012. 

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Current Video Coding Standards: H.264/AVC, Dirac, AVS China and VC-1

D.N. Kim and K.R. Rao,Current developments in theory and applications of computer science, engineering and technology, vol. 1, pp. 67-94, 2010.

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Image mirroring and rotation in the wavelet domain

T. Jacob, K.R. Rao and D.N. Kim, International Journal on wavelets, multi resolution and image processingâ€, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 61-69, Jan. 2010. (SCIE) ISSN: 0219-6913.

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Advanced image coding and its comparison with various still image codecs

R. Veerla, Z. Zhang and K.R. Rao, American Journal of signal processing (under review) 

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Efficient Schemes for Compressed-Domain Image Resizing

D.N. Kim, Y. Choe and K.R. Rao,IEICE Trans., vol. E92, pp. , Jan. 2009. 

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Transcoding of H.264 bitstream to MPEG-2 bitstream

S. Sharma and K.R. Rao,  International Journal on Electrical Engineering, (under review). 

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Fall 2014
EE 5355 - Discrete transforms
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday11:00AM12:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM3:00PM
Principles and properties of discrete transforms such as discrete Fourier, discrete cosine, Walsh-Hadamard, slant, Haar, discrete sine, discrete Hartley, LOT and Wavelet transforms, and their applications in signal and image processing.
Last Updated on August 6, 2014, 4:19 pm
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Fall 2014
EE 5351 - DIGITAL VIDEO CODING
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday11:00AM12:00PM
Wednesday2:00PM3:00PM
Fundamentals, principles, concepts and techniques of data compression such as Huffman, Lempel-Ziv, Arithmetic, Facsimile, Transform, DPCM, VQ, and Hybrid coding and applications in ITU, ISO, and IEC standards related to audio, video, and image compression.
Last Updated on August 6, 2014, 4:27 pm
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Spring 2013
EE 5356 - Digital Image Processing
Digital image processing as applied to image sampling and quantization, image perception, image enhancement, image restoration, image reconstruction from projections, and filtering and image coding. Prerequisite: EE 5350.
Last Updated on June 27, 2013, 8:07 pm
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Spring 2013
EE 5359 - Multimedia Processing
Formal instruction in selected topics in signal processing. May be repeated when topic changes.
Last Updated on June 27, 2013, 8:14 pm
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Fall 2012
EE 5351 - Digital Video Coding
The course covers the fundamentals, principles, concepts and techniques of data (video/audio) compression such as: Huffman coding, Arithmetic coding, Lempel-Ziv coding, G3 and G4 Facsimile coding.
Last Updated on June 17, 2013, 12:17 pm
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Fall 2012
ENGR 5355 - discrete transforms and their applications
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Monday10:00AM11:00AM
Wednesday3:00PM4:00PM
Principles and properties of discrete transforms such as discrete Fourier, discrete cosine, Walsh-Hadamard, slant, Haar, discrete sine, discrete Hartley, LOT and Wavelet transforms, and their applications in signal and image processing.
Last Updated on June 17, 2013, 12:17 pm
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Spring 2012
EE 5356 - DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
Digital image processing as applied to image sampling and quantization, image perception, image enhancement, image restoration, image reconstruction from projections, and filtering and image coding. Prerequisite: EE 5350.
Last Updated on June 17, 2013, 12:17 pm
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Spring 2012
EE 5359 - MULTIMEDIA PROCESSING
Formal instruction in selected topics in signal processing. May be repeated when topic changes.
Last Updated on June 17, 2013, 12:17 pm
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Spring 2009
EE 3318 - DISCRETE SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS
No Description Provided.
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December -
Consulatnt to Industries and Research Institutes
• Rockwell International (Collins Transmission Systems Division), Dallas, TX. • Telinq Corp., Richardson, TX. • SADL, Inc., San Antonio, TX. • Video Telecom. Corp., Austin, TX • Central Research Lab, Goldstar Ltd., Seoul, Korea. • Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejon, Korea. • Department of Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn Univ., Bangkok, Thailand. • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. • Graphics Communications America, Glen Ellyn, IL. • Micrographics, Chicago, IL. • Tech High School, St. Cloud, MN. • Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute. • American Video Graphics, LP. • Lucent Technologies. • Dirubhai Ambani Institute of Information Technology, Gandhinagar, India. • University of Malay, KL, Malaysia. • International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA. • Several law firms regarding patent infringement, licensing, royalties, intellectual property rights,(technical aspects).
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