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Comet: a toolkit for multiuser audio/video applications

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2 Author(s)
Anderson, D.P. ; California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA ; Chan, P.

Comet, a UNIX/C++ toolkit for writing programs, such as teleconferencing systems and collaborative editors, that involve multiple users and use digital audio video, is described. Comet provides a simple programming interface: the application builds a graph of objects representing speakers and microphones, mixers, files, etc. Comet realizes the graph by creating and interconnecting processes and audio/video I/O servers. It handles implementation details such as process placement, data type conversion, and resource reservation

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Distributed Computing Systems, 1992., Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on

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9-12 Jun 1992