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IEEE MultiMedia

Issue 1 • Jan.-March 2002

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  • Transformed experiences

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 1
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  • At your service: QoS for the internet [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):93 - 95
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  • Ubiquitous multimedia: bridging the digital divide

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):12 - 15
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    Bridging the divide between technology-savvy individuals and the common man requires not only exploring opportunities for penetration of multimedia technologies in everyday applications, but more importantly, a conscious effort to identify consumers' media needs, followed by ubiquitously capturing, processing, and delivering media. This challenge offers numerous opportunities to engage multimedia ... View full abstract»

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  • Dancing with digital interface complexity: a story approach

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):8 - 11
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    We're constantly looking for ways to manage the growing complexity of our computer experiences. Software developers are weaving more features into already bloated applications because. It's up to human interface designers as members of development teams to quell this drive of feature creep with smarter interface tools to make life easier for computer users. Methods for dealing with the increasing ... View full abstract»

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  • The interface is the message

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):5 - 7
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    At the Ars Electronica Festival, a leading confluence of artists, computer scientists, and scientists, people from around the world came to explore the concept of takeover: who is making the Art of tomorrow? While the implied question wasn't decided in any substantial way, there's no question that the art of tomorrow will often be based on interfaces between humans and computers. If only one irref... View full abstract»

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  • Web E-speak: facilitating Web-based e-services

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):43 - 55
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (3)
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    E-Speak, Hewlett-Packard's e-services initiative, is an open, distributed platform that lets e-services dynamically and securely advertise, discover, and interoperate with each other. Web E-Speak, the gateway to E-Speak on the Web, facilitates engineering Web-based e-services by taking into account their requirements for dynamic ad-hoc discovery, secure interaction, and global accessibility View full abstract»

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  • Evaluating Web page color and layout adaptations

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):86 - 89
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    An adaptive Web site molds itself to the user, creating a unique interaction, providing a more enjoyable experience, and increasing the success of an interaction. We studied the effect of Web page adaptations on information-finding tasks. Although many user interface components, such as page content and Web links, can be altered to produce adaptations, we limited our work exclusively to altering c... View full abstract»

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  • Web data integration for e-commerce applications

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):16 - 25
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    To make them flexible, scalable, and useable, e-commerce applications require systematic development, including data integration. Traditionally, the integration proceeds in a bottom-up way. This article discusses the problems and proposes a top-down approach to overcome some of the problems. A combined yo-yo approach aims to exploit both strategies' benefits View full abstract»

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  • NetMedia: streaming multimedia presentations in distributed environments

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):56 - 73
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    We present the design and implementation of NetMedia, a middleware that supports client-server distributed multimedia applications. In NetMedia, individual clients may access multiple servers to retrieve customized multimedia presentations. Each server simultaneously supports multiple clients. NetMedia has transmission support strategies and robust software systems at both server and client ends View full abstract»

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  • Spatial object clustering and buffering

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):26 - 42
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    Researchers have increasingly been interested in applying object technology to geographic information systems and other spatial database systems development for its modeling power and functionality. To ensure high performance of such systems, we've studied clustering and buffering strategies for storing polygon objects. Our experiments using real data help evaluate the strategies' performance View full abstract»

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  • SMIL 2.0. 2. Examples and comparisons

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):74 - 84
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    For pt. 1 see ibid., vol. 8 , no. 4, p. 82-88 (2001). The article is the second part of a two-part series on SMIL 2.0, the newest version of the World Wide Web Consortium's Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language. Part 1 looked in detail at various aspects of the SMIL specification and the underlying SMIL timing model. This part looks at simple and complex examples of SMIL 2.0's use and compa... View full abstract»

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