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5th IEEE COMSOC International Workshop on Multimedia Communications

16-19 May 1994

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  • 5th International Workshop on Multimedia Communications

    Publication Year: 1994
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  • Managing a network-based multimedia tutorial system with object-oriented approach

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):1/2/1 - 1/2/6
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    In this paper, a management system for a network-based information system is proposed, which consists of an object-oriented database management system to maintain multimedia data files, a script generating system to produce control scripts for data presentation, and a preprocessing system to compose images or animations with Chinese fonts. The management system as well as the information system ha... View full abstract»

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  • Multimedia Networking and IEEE 802.12 Demand Priority

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s): 2
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  • Multimedia electronic mail on X.400: a pragmatic approach

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):5/4/1 - 5/4/6
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    The proliferation of small and large computer networks and workstations has been the supporting platform for the extensive use and growth of electronic mail. As users became accustomed to the usefulness of electronic mail, they also encountered its limitations with regards to multimedia content and interoperability. An approach that provides a multimedia capability to X.400 that has a built-in int... View full abstract»

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  • Workshop Author Index

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s): 0_14
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  • Multimedia telecommunications service evolution

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):3/1/1 - 3/1/6
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    A consensus does not yet seem to have been reached concerning the scope and the functions menu of “multimedia telecommunication services”. We analyze the telecommunication service features and propose a multimedia telecommunication service model. Then the service image of multimedia newspapers and games is described and evaluated View full abstract»

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  • Multimedia information associations in the Personal Presence System

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):9/2/1 - 9/2/6
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    In future public intelligent network architectures it will be important for a network service to allow users to customize and control the multimedia information they receive. One powerful presentation control capability is to allow users to `associate' multimedia streams together in unique, customized ways. Associating media streams with each other allows a user to create what might be thought of ... View full abstract»

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  • A hierarchical multimedia network architecture and its QoS control mechanism in broadband ISDN

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):6/5/1 - 6/5/5
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    This article presents an efficient multimedia B-ISDN network architecture wherein each connection's end-to-end QoS is controlled only at VP access points. It is based on a high speed, high quality, CBR-VP backbone network, and a flexible, multimedia VC network. It also proposes a new traffic shaping mechanism for the VP access points which precisely controls cell clumping at the VC level. This yie... View full abstract»

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  • A multimedia communication and computing environment

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):2/5/1 - 2/5/6
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    Requirements for computing and communication environments are changing quickly today. To support changing organisations and units, dynamic virtual networks are needed that adjust to the posed requirements and that do not have limitations at the borders of companies or department sites. In the future private and public networks cannot be separated as properly as they are today. In scenarios like th... View full abstract»

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  • Panel-discussion multimedia conferencing over ATM network

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):4/5/1 - 4/5/5
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    Presents a system for panel-discussion conferencing over ATM networks. Recent studies of B-ISDN and ATM-LANs point to their potential for various communication applications. These networks are especially suited for real-time multimedia information communication using video, audio and data. With our new conference system, group communication for conference service is provided through various ATM co... View full abstract»

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  • ATRI: an advanced multimedia worktop-architecture and applications

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):3/3/1 - 3/3/6
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    With growing interactions between service features, and the processing of video, audio and text streams based on content rather than as uninterpreted bit streams, many limitations and bottlenecks in the underlying infrastructure of existing workstations are uncovered. ATRI is a worktop environment primarily oriented towards interaction and communication among users. The emphasis is on defining a s... View full abstract»

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  • ConverStation/2: an extensible and customizable realtime multimedia conferencing system

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):9/1/1 - 9/1/6
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    Multimedia desktop conferencing systems provide several functions, such as connection, a shared chalkboard, a motion video and file transfer. For future extensions, the systems should provide the ability of adding or changing a module without affecting other modules. In addition, a user needs the ability of customizing each module and the ability of selecting modules. The paper describes the exten... View full abstract»

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  • On-line Multimedia Transport Protocol: separated channels are integrated using control channel

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):6/1/1 - 6/1/6
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    From the viewpoint of computer communications, multimedia data is composed of several types of media that have temporal and spatial relations. These temporal relations mean that the media data in multimedia communications are time dependent with each other. We discuss our multimedia transport protocol (OMTP: On-line Multimedia Transport Protocol) which supports a simplex transfer of multimedia dat... View full abstract»

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  • Virtual space teleconferencing system

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):4/1/1 - 4/1/6
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    Describes a virtual space teleconferencing system which realizes communication with realistic sensations. Real-time reproduction of a 3D human image is realized by this experimental system, which ATR recently built for the realization of virtual space teleconferencing in which participants at different sites can feel as if they are at one site and can work cooperatively. In the teleconferencing sy... View full abstract»

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  • An intelligent information medium for supporting human intellectual activities

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):1/1/1 - 1/1/6
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    A new viewpoint that a computer is an intelligent information medium is presented. A computer is an intrinsic information medium, and it is furthermore considered intelligent. We want a medium through or by which human intellectual activities are assisted or supported. Human intellectual activities consist of acquiring and understanding information, and also conceiving and generating new ideas. Th... View full abstract»

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  • Session management for distributed multimedia applications

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):6/2/1 - 6/2/5
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    The Touring Machine system is a software infrastructure that supports the development and deployment of distributed multimedia applications in a public network environment. This paper describes the design of the session management service in the Touring Machine system (Arango, 1993). A session is a temporary confederation of one or more parties for the negotiated and cooperative sharing of resourc... View full abstract»

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  • A framework for low level analysis and synthesis to support high level authoring of multimedia documents

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):1/3/1 - 1/3/5
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    We have designed and developed a hierarchical framework for composition of multimedia documents. This framework forms the basis of an important analysis technique for developing high level authoring tools. From the perspective of aiding the task of multimedia production, the emphasis has been placed on the generality and uniformity of the framework and on support for new techniques to improve the ... View full abstract»

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  • Quality of service aspects in multi-media applications

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):6/4/1 - 6/4/6
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    The purpose of this paper is to study the quality of service (QoS) aspects in the B-ISDN protocol reference model which is composed of a user plane, a control plane and a management plane. First, the QoS aspects in a general network are introduced. Secondly, the QoS aspects related to B-ISDN signaling are described. Finally, the QoS aspects related to management are described View full abstract»

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  • Sharing audio/video applications among heterogeneous platforms

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):1/5/1 - 1/5/6
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    JVTOS (Joint Viewing and Tele-Operation Service), which is being implemented within CEC/RACE II project CIO (R2060), is a new teleservice for high-speed networks enabling distributed users to work in a collaborative fashion with multimedia. Core functionality of JVTOS is provided by an application sharing service that allows multimedia applications to be displayed and interacted with on multiple u... View full abstract»

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  • SONATE-an ATM multimedia LAN demonstrator

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):2/2/1 - 2/2/7
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    As illustrated by the emergence of commercial products focussing on the datacom segment, the ATM technology has recently gained favour for implementing new generation network elements dedicated to the business communication area. A number of actions, including the SONATE Project, have been conducted in order to design and realize wider broadband communication platforms. After reminding the rationa... View full abstract»

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  • Interworking connectionless service with ATM network for multimedia communication

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):2/4/1 - 2/4/6
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    Effective resource allocation for connectionless services through an ATM network is an important problem to be solved in interconnecting nation wide multimedia communication networks. Instead of separated bandwidth renegotiation for variable bit rate traffic of each LAN/MAN, using the statistical multiplexing of several LANs traffic can increase the network resource utilization and satisfy the qua... View full abstract»

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  • Experiences from multimedia user trials: user aspects, technical problems, and future concepts

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):8/1/1 - 8/1/6
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    Main experiences from the multimedia user trials are presented. Joint projects with users, operators, and manufacturers of information processing and telecommunication equipment are necessary to understand user requirements and to translate them in corresponding technical requirements for workstations, networks, and interconnection devices. Short term solutions for project prototypes suffer mainly... View full abstract»

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  • Call management in a Lakes environment

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):4/4/1 - 4/4/6
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    Lakes is an architecture for collaborative working developed to support a wide range of collaborative applications of the “same time/different place” variety, across different platforms and communications media. This paper outlines some key features of the architecture, focusing on the way in which it surfaces “call-related” policy decisions to an application, the call mana... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive synchronization for continuous media storage in a multimedia communication system

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):7/3/1 - 7/3/3
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    The paper introduces and analyzes the synchronization concept used in a new B-ISDN multimedia communication system. The methods proposed have been simulated and then implemented in the actual prototype system. As opposed to the common time stamping concepts, we use a hierarchical approach that first smooths each stream timing and then synchronizes the streams to each other by delaying the “e... View full abstract»

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  • Video and shared whiteboards for cooperative problem solving

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):8/4/1 - 8/4/6
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    The paper describes an experiment for evaluating how cooperative activity with a remote partner is affected by adding a video channel or a shared whiteboard to conventional audio communication. The result of the experiment showed subjects in the video conditions tended to trust their partner's opinions easily without discussing them sufficiently for both to reach a similar level of confidence, and... View full abstract»

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