Online video chat systems such as Chatroulette have become increasingly popular as a way to meet and converse one-on-one via video and audio with other users online in an open and interactive manner. At the same time, safety and security concerns inherent in such communication have been little explored. Our research group at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA seeks to conduct ground-breaking research in the context of an online video chat system.
Xinyu Xing, Yu-Li Liang, Hanqiang Cheng, Jianxun Dang, Sui Huang, Richard Han, Xue Liu, Qin Lv, Shivakant Mishra, “SafeVchat: Detecting Obscene Content and Misbehaving Users in Online Video Chat Services”, accepted in The World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2011. To appear.