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IEEE MultiMedia

Issue 4 • Date Oct.-Dec. 2002

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  • Will streaming media yield a profit?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):15 - 17
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  • Wearable Apps

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 18
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  • Complementary content

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):82 - 83
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  • PC and TV convergence: is it finally here?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):103 - 104
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  • Managing data in distributed multimedia conferencing applications

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):30 - 37
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    Managing packets in a distributed multimedia environment involves coordinating and synchronizing multiple data streams. The Ensembles Coordination Program provides the required coordination, reduces delay using path selection and message rebroadcasting, and allows the end application to manage the synchronization within the streams View full abstract»

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  • Measuring Web application quality with WebQEM

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):20 - 29
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    This article discusses using WebQEM, a quantitative evaluation strategy to assess Web site and application quality. Defining and measuring quality indicators can help stakeholders understand and improve Web products. An e-commerce case study illustrates the methodology's utility in systematically assessing attributes that influence product quality View full abstract»

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  • Creating realistic scenes in future multimedia systems

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):56 - 72
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    Multimedia environments need systems with better performance to meet the growing demands for more realism. Ultra-large-scale integration will eventually make possible the advanced, real-time graphic rendering technology that such digital imagery requires. The hardware-only architecture prototype discussed in this article presents a possible solution View full abstract»

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  • Design process for Web applications

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):47 - 55
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    Applying software engineering principles to Web application development can improve application quality. A case study involving development of a retail sales Web application uses a design model based on object-oriented interface design methods and cognitive science to enhance usability and meet user requirements View full abstract»

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  • From pirates to patriots: fair use for digital media

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):4 - 7
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    The dangers of current and proposed legislation to our freedom to research, develop, and publish about digital media technologies requires a fundamental shift in our research focus. We need to invent technologies that aren't designed to protect copyright in a way that makes the exercise of fair use rights impossible-for private, noncommercial purposes; educational and research purposes; and, in ce... View full abstract»

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  • Rapid application design and testing of Web usability

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):38 - 46
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    The rapid application design and testing (RAD-T) process greatly advances time-driven development of Web applications without sacrificing usability. Our GUI-based toolset, in conjunction with an extension of HTML, provides for early usability testing at the onset of Web specification and design activities View full abstract»

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  • Can we ever charge Napster users?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):76 - 81
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    We need a robust method to assure secure storage, retrieval, and transmission of such digital data, especially for mobile devices. This has become more apparent after hearing the high-profile story of Napster. This new type of music delivery service brought up issues of how to protect copyrighted data, particularly in the new generation of peer-to-peer distribution schemes. Furthermore, the rapid ... View full abstract»

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  • Meeting human needs with new digital imaging technologies

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):8 - 14
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    It's a visual world. Images capture many people's thrills, emotions, and concerns. Art can shock or inspire, and family photos are some of our greatest treasures. It's not surprising that visual information is a vital component of the new computing. Most people depend on visual input to understand the world around them and as a basis for further creative activities. The popularity of visual media ... View full abstract»

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  • The Active3D-Build: a Web-based civil engineering platform

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):87 - 90
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    We developed the Active3D-Build to improve civil engineering project management. This Web-based platform lets geographically dispersed project participants-from architects to electricians to plumbers-directly use and exchange project documents in a centralized virtual environment using a simple Web browser. A 3D visualization lets participants move around in the building being designed and obtain ... View full abstract»

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