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Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services : 7th International Workshop, Idms 2000 Enschede, the Netherlands, October 17-20, 2000 Proceedings - Hans Scholten

Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services

7th International Workshop, Idms 2000 Enschede, the Netherlands, October 17-20, 2000 Proceedings

By: Hans Scholten (Editor), Marten J. van Sinderen (Editor)

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The first International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS) was organized by Prof. K. Rothermel and Prof. W. Effelsberg, and took place in Stuttgart in 1992. It had the form of a national forum for discussion on multimedia issues related to communications. The succeeding event was "attached" as a workshop to the German Computer Science Conference (GI Jahrestagung) in 1994 in Hamburg, organized by Prof. W. Lamersdorf. The chairs of the third IDMS, E. Moeller and B. Butscher, enhanced the event to become a very successful international meeting in Berlin in March 1996. This short overview on the first three IDMS events is taken from the preface of the IDMS'97 proceedings (published by Springer as Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1309), written by Ralf Steinmetz and Lars Wolf. Both, Ralf Steinmetz as general chair and Lars Wolf as program chair of IDMS'97, organized an excellent international IDMS in Darmstadt. Since 1998, IDMS has moved from Germany to other European cities to emphasize the international character it had gained in the previous years. IDMS'98 was organized in Oslo by Vera Goebel and Thomas Plagemann at UniK - Center for Technology at Kjeller, University of Oslo. Michel Diaz, Phillipe Owezarski, and Patrick Senac successfully organized the sixth IDMS event, again outside Germany. IDMS'99 took place in Toulouse at ENSICA. IDMS 2000 continued the tradition and was hosted in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Invited Presentation
Energy-Efficient Hand-Held Multimedia Systemsp. 1
Efficient Audio/Video Coding and Delivery
Realisation of an Adaptive Audio Toolp. 3
A Robust JPEG Coder for a Partially Reliable Transport Servicep. 14
A Dynamic RAM Cache for High Quality Distributed Videop. 26
Multimedia Conferencing, Synchronization and Multicast
Fast and Optimal Multicast-Server Selection Based on Receivers' Preferencep. 40
Mcast: A Multicast Multimedia Communication Software Development Platformp. 53
Enforcing Multipoint Multimedia Synchronisation in Videoconferencing Applicationsp. 65
Communication, Control and Telephony over IP Networks
Utility-Based Inter-stream Adaptation of Layered Streams in a Multiple-Flow IP Sessionp. 77
An Interaction Control Architecture for Large Chairperson-Controlled Conferences over the Internetp. 89
Using DMIF for Abstracting from IP-Telephony Signaling Protocolsp. 104
Invited Presentation
Short-Range Connectivity with Bluetoothp. 116
QoS Models and Architectures
A QoS-Control Architecture for Object Middlewarep. 117
An Architecture for a Scalable Video-on-Demand Server Network with Quality-of-Service Guaranteesp. 132
Augmented Reliable Multicast CORBA Event Service (ARMS): A QoS-Adaptive Middlewarep. 144
Middleware Support for Media Streaming Establishment Driven by User-Oriented QoS Requirementsp. 158
Multimedia Applications and User Aspects
Interaction of Video on Demand Systems with Human-Like Avatars and Hypermediap. 172
How to Make a Digital Whiteboard Secure - Using Java-Cards for Multimedia Applicationsp. 187
How to Keep a Dead Man from Shootingp. 199
Building Web Resources for Natural Scientistsp. 205
Invited Presentation
On the Failure of Middleware to Support Multimedia Applicationsp. 211
Design and Implementation Approaches
JASMINE: Java Application Sharing in Multiuser INteractive Environmentsp. 214
Design and Implementation of a Framework for Monitoring Distributed Component Interactionsp. 227
Specification and Implementation of an Extensible Multimedia Systemp. 241
Communication Protocol Implementation in Javap. 254
Mobile Multimedia and Ubiquitous Computing Systems
Active Component Driven Network Handoff for Mobile Multimedia Systemsp. 266
"Mix and Match" Media Serversp. 279
Spatially Aware Local Communication in the RAUM Systemp. 285
The UbiCampus Project: Applying Ubiquitous Computing Technologies in a University Environmentp. 297
Author Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9783540411307
ISBN-10: 3540411305
Series: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 27th September 2000
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45