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Issue 4 • Winter 1995

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  • Japanese Multimedia Industry Update [Visions and Views]

    Publication Year: 1995
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  • Practical multimedia electronic mail on X.400

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):12 - 23
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    X.400 is ideal for organizations that require e-mail security and accountability. However, its multimedia content and interoperability are limited. As a joint university, government, and industry sponsored project, the University of Ottawa's MCRLab designed a prototype that provides X.400 that offer multimedia capabilities intrinsic interoperability with the Internet/MIME standard. View full abstract»

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  • Building multiuser interactive multimedia environments at MERL

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):77 - 82
    Cited by:  Papers (36)  |  Patents (11)
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    Building multiuser interactive multimedia environments at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) is a highly interdisciplinary activity that involves the efforts of more than a dozen people. Our prototype systems involve expertise in computer graphics, animation, networking, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, computer vision, spoken language understanding, graphic desig... View full abstract»

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  • Image Processing Guide for Students and Professionals [Media Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1995
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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 1995
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  • Using color and text in multimedia projections

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):46 - 54
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    Various problems afflict projected multimedia presentations. For example, certain colors that look good together and are easily distinguishable on the screen may not be easily recognizable as different when sent through a projection panel and displayed with an overhead projector. Developers of multimedia presentations should follow some guidelines-provided here-to avoid common problems associated ... View full abstract»

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  • A media taxonomy

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):36 - 45
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    This media taxonomy serves both research and development of multimedia applications. Two graduate courses used it successfully, one on multimedia design and another on the research and evaluation of interactive multimedia. It correlates well with previous categorizations of multimedia and helps researchers better understand the impact and value added by an individual medium in a multimedia present... View full abstract»

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  • Hypermedia authoring

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):24 - 35
    Cited by:  Papers (15)  |  Patents (1)
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    Authoring involves identifying the links within information and structuring them to enhance accessibility. Developers of large hypermedia systems, or systems likely to require maintenance over a period of time, must select a structured approach to authoring or risk greatly inflated development costs, a less than desired level of functionality, and difficulties in use and maintenance View full abstract»

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  • Teaching communication skills to hearing-impaired children

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):55 - 67
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    The Mehida multimedia system offers hearing-impaired children an easy and appealing way to learn how to communicate with their hearing and deaf peers. Mehida helps them acquire various communication skills simultaneously: sign language, speech, fingerspelling, lip reading, reading, and writing. Didactic activities and games teach the different means of communication. A character shaped like a pear... View full abstract»

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  • A multimedia information system for home health-care support

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):83 - 87
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (3)
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    The author describes Guardian, a knowledge based home health-care support system in the domain of childhood leukaemia. Guardian is part of a joint project between IBM Research and the New England Medical Center for building a prototype home-care system for children with leukaemia. The prototype system consists of a set of applications, including consultation and symptoms analysis, procedure guidan... View full abstract»

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  • Multimedia and spatial information systems

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):68 - 76
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    Spatial information systems increasingly require incorporation of multimedia data types. Pictures, sounds, animated sequences, and unstructured text may form an integral part of geographically located entities in information systems. An example ecological application with extensive multimedia requirements illustrates how multimedia data can be integrated with spatial information systems in a gener... View full abstract»

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  • Scripting languages emerge in standards bodies

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):88 - 92
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (8)
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    Scripting languages have become part of many of the ongoing standards activities related to multimedia. MPEG-4 has considered the inclusion of downloading mechanisms and a set of languages that could include a scripting language. MPEG III has considered the use of DSM-RSF as the reference script language for example decodings. One of the subgroups of the Digital Audio/Visual Council (Davic) could ... View full abstract»

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