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Synchronization of multi-sourced multimedia data for heterogeneous target systems [chapter]

Dick C. A. Bulterman
1993 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
After presenting the general framework, we describe a document specification structure and two active system components that cooperatively provide support for synchronization and data-transformation problems  ...  in a networked multimedia environment. 3rd International Workshop on Network and OS Support for Digital Audio/Video2  ...  Rather than assign control responsibility to any one layer, AMF consists of a set of active components that cooperate in the control of networked data/information flow.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-57183-3_11 fatcat:hjuiteasmbdm7eziai3pxsgs4i

Tools for specifying and executing synchronized multimedia presentations [chapter]

Gerold Blakowski, Jens Hübel, Ulrike Langrehr
1992 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Multimedia applications require the handling of synchronization between media streams. We present tools for creating, editing and presenting synchronized multimedia objects.  ...  The Synchronization Editor and the Synchronizer are part of the MODE project, that is used for the handhng of distributed multimedia objects in NESTOR, an authoring-learning environment in development  ...  Further work is on the full integration with the Global Synchronization Coordinator and the Optimizer as well as an implementation based on realtime scheduling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-55639-7_24 fatcat:2bmhzoeswvebpmbuefwpzn47zi

An Adaptive Concurrency Control QOS Agent for Ubiquitous Computing Environments [chapter]

Eung Nam Ko
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It describes a hybrid software architecture that is running on situation-aware middleware for a web based distance education system which has an object with a various information for each session and it  ...  also supports multicasting with this information.  ...  (Computer Based Multimedia).  ... 
doi:10.1007/11807964_57 fatcat:amliqoklhfgbjhziqpurc3by2m

The Idea: Integrating Authoring Concepts for Mobile Agents into an Authoring Tool for Active Multimedia Mail [chapter]

Schirmer Jürgen, Kirste Thomas
1996 Mobile Communications  
They can be used for information retrieval and information filtering, in which case they evaluate replies and return only the relevant data. JI!  ...  One transmission channel for these itinerant agents is email.  ...  be a platform for Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)-, for survey generation and meeting scheduling etc.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34980-0_10 fatcat:jital4zvkjdnre7ihjare5xy5i

A Design Methodology Applied to Distance Learning Support Software

Drira Khalil, Thierry Villemur, V�ronique Baudin, Michel Diaz
2001 Interactive Learning Environments  
We also identify three interaction levels: cooperation, coordination and communication and de®ne generic functions related to each level for telelearning applications.  ...  This paper de®nes a layered multi-viewpoints structuring approach for the development of network-based distance learning (called telelearning) applications.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This study has been partially ®nanced by the TOPASE project for the design of tools for teleteaching for AIRBUS TRAINING, under grant 96 2 93 0291 from the French Ministry of Industry.  ... 
doi:10.1076/ilee. fatcat:gvvcb76ztjfhzfqownrz6xujem

Multiware Database: A Distributed Object Database System for Multimedia Support [chapter]

C. M. Tobar, I. L. M. Ricarte
1995 Open Distributed Processing  
This multimedia database is a component of the Multi ware project 1 , a platform supporting distributed multimedia cooperative applications.  ...  This normalization enables concise representations and integration of distinct multimedia standards within the same framework.  ...  One exhibition object is composed by all the information necessary for its exhibition, i.e., components localization, synchronization, and specific presentation information.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34882-7_34 fatcat:xlvzarbgsfabhawxk3hdde7sbm

Temporal synchronization models for multimedia data

E. Bertino, E. Ferrari
1998 IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering  
In this paper, we discuss problems related to modeling temporal synchronization specifications for multimedia data.  ...  Multimedia information systems are considerably more complex than traditional ones in that they deal with very heterogeneous data such as text, video, and audio¦characterized by different characteristics  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the anonymous referees for their helpful suggestions and careful review of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/69.706060 fatcat:2srgmidxhzfoxk6vuqm4tln4mq

Distributed multimedia systems

V.O.K. Li, Wanjiun Liao
1997 Proceedings of the IEEE  
A distributed multimedia system (DMS) is an integrated communication, computing, and information system that enables the processing, management, delivery, and presentation of synchronized multimedia information  ...  Multimedia information may include discrete media data, such as text, data, and images, and continuous media data, such as video and audio.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.611116 fatcat:xdmlblqyljglxpr3yeyks65vda

Negotiation for automated generation of temporal multimedia presentations

Mukesh Dalal, Steven Feiner, Kathleen McKeown, Shimei Pan, Michelle Zhou, Tobias Höllerer, James Shaw, Yong Feng, Jeanne Fromer
1996 Proceedings of the fourth ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '96  
In negotiation, media-specific generation components interact with a novel coordination component that solves temporal constraints provided by the generators.  ...  Our emphasis is on how temporal media are coordinated by the system through a multi-stage negotiation process.  ...  This research is supported in part by DARPA Contract DAAL01-94-K-0119, the Columbia University Center for Advanced Technology in High Performance Computing and Communications in Healthcare (funded by the  ... 
doi:10.1145/244130.244147 dblp:conf/mm/DalalFMPZHSFF96 fatcat:e5tpnlcj6fcchnvsmpkmsk6ugy

Symbolic Music Representation in MPEG

P. Bellini, P. Nesi, G. Zoia
2005 IEEE Multimedia  
With the spread of computer technology into the artistic fields, new application scenarios for computer-based applications of symbolic music representation (SMR) have been identified.  ...  The integration of SMR in a versatile multimedia framework such as MPEG will enable the development of a huge number of new applications in the entertainment, education, and information delivery domains  ...  Acknowledgments We express our deep thanks to everyone who took part in the MPEG ad hoc group on SMR, all those belonging to the MusicNetwork working group on music notation, and those who attended joint  ... 
doi:10.1109/mmul.2005.82 fatcat:eppbqjabsbhgtoqsuos5nefqb4

Anticipating SMIL 2.0: the developing cooperative infrastructure for multimedia on the Web

Lloyd Rutledge, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, Dick C.A Bulterman
1999 Computer Networks  
To provide a context for discussing these issues, this paper explores various approaches for integrating multimedia information with the World Wide Web.  ...  SMIL is the W3C recommendation for bringing synchronized multimedia to the Web. Version 1.0 of SMIL was accepted as a recommendation in June 1998.  ...  These ideas include concepts that have been explored and understood within the hypertext and multimedia research communities for quite some time -we merely present here some suggestions for how these concepts  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1389-1286(99)00026-2 fatcat:tlir4pzfkndgfgzgseqdqsqnha

Specification and support of adaptable networked multimedia

Dick C. A. Bulterman
1993 Multimedia Systems  
We begin by introducing a general framework for partitioning control responsibilities among a number of cooperating system and application components.  ...  Accessing multimedia information in a networked environment introduces problems that do not exist when the same information is accessed locally.  ...  Funding for this work has been provided by the Dutch Ministry of Education and Research, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Euromath Foundation. References  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01213485 fatcat:v4ncp6f4krepbjs7b347krxuqi

Multimedia MedNet: a medical collaboration and consultation system

R. Simon, D. Krieger, T. Znati, R. Lofink, R.J. Sclabassi
1995 Computer  
Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the support of Computational Diagnostics Inc., The Benjamin Franklin Fund for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Hewlett-Packard for their generous support  ...  We wish to thank our colleagues for many valuable discussions, particularly Don DeLauder, Andre Srinivasan, Matthew Henry, Bill Madden, Scott Cline, Bob Leichner, Allan Kuchinsky, Walt Hill, Frank Prince  ...  His research interests include distributed multimedia systems, high-speed networks, realtime systems, and computer-supported cooperative work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.384119 fatcat:irdst5yo3fgipmx6qonc7mt7hu

3rd International Workshop on Socially-Aware Multimedia (SAM'14)

Pablo Cesar, David A. Shamma, Matthew Cooper, Aisling Kelliher
2014 Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM '14  
Television is becoming smart and social; media sharing applications are transforming the way we converse and recall events and videoconferencing is a common application on our computers, phones, tablets  ...  The confluence of computer-mediated interaction, social networking, and multimedia content are radically reshaping social communications, bringing new challenges and opportunities.  ...  Copyrights for third-party components of this work must be honored. For all other uses, contact the Owner/Author. Copyright is held by the owner/author(s).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2647868.2647877 dblp:conf/mm/CesarSCK14 fatcat:ah7qwvmafjbiloayohxyuxf4uu

An agent-based approach for quality of service negotiation and management in distributed multimedia systems [chapter]

Luiz A. G. Oliveira, Paulo C. Oliveira, Eleri Cardozo
1997 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Quality of service (QoS) is receiving strong attention due to its key role in distributed multimedia computing.  ...  To cope with diversity and distribution, an Agent based approach for QoS negotiation and management in open distributed environments is proposed in this paper.  ...  media segments, either in the same flow (synchronization intra-media) or in different, but related media (synchronization inter-media or skew); • interactiveness: how useful the media is for on-line cooperative  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-62803-7_19 fatcat:ioao46dv4bbvhiqtspcmta6u6i
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