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Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services : 6th International Workshop, Idms'99, Toulouse, France, October 12-15, 1999, Proceedings - Michel Diaz

Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services

6th International Workshop, Idms'99, Toulouse, France, October 12-15, 1999, Proceedings

By: Michel Diaz (Editor), Philippe Owezarski (Editor), Patrick Senac (Editor)

Paperback Published: 29th September 1999
ISBN: 9783540665953
Number Of Pages: 392

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The 1999 International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Sys­ tems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS) in Toulouse is the sixth in a se­ ries that started in 1992. The previous workshops were held in Stuttgart in 1992, Hamburg in 1994, Berlin in 1996, Darmstadt in 1997, and Oslo in 1998. The area of interest of IDMS ranges from basic system technologies, such as networking and operating system support, to all kinds of teleservices and distributed multimedia applications. Technical solutions for telecommunications and distributed multimedia systems are merging and quality-of-service (QoS) will play a key role in both areas. However, the range from basic system tech­ nologies to distributed mutlimedia applications and teleservices is still very broad and we have to understand the implications of multimedia applications and their requirements for middleware and networks. We are challenged to develop new and more fitting solutions for all distributed multimedia systems and telecom­ munication services to meet the requirements of the future information society.

The Internet 2 QBONE-Project - Architecture and Phase 1 Implementationp. 1
Hardware Acceleration inside a Differentiated Services Access Nodep. 3
REDO RSVP: Efficient Signalling for Multimedia in the Internetp. 17
QoS-aware Active Gateway for Multimedia Communicationp. 31
A Study of the Impact of Network Loss and Burst Size on Video Streaming Quality and Acceptabilityp. 45
Transport of MPEG-2 Video in a Routed IP Network: Transport Stream Errors and Their Effects on Video Qualityp. 59
Specification and Realization of the QoS Required by a Distributed Interactive Simulation Application in a New Generation Internetp. 75
A Multicasting Scheme Using Multiple MCSs in ATM Networksp. 93
A Platform for the Study of Reliable Multicasting Extensions to CORBA Event Servicep. 107
MBone2Tel - Telephone Users Meeting the MBonep. 121
Quality of Service Management for Teleteaching Applications Using the MPEG-4/DMIFp. 133
IP Services Deployment: A US Carrier Strategyp. 147
Network-Diffused Media Scaling for Multimedia Content Servicesp. 149
Extended Package-Segment Model and Adaptable Applicationsp. 163
Tailoring Protocols for Dynamic Network Conditions and User Requirementsp. 177
Design of an Integrated Environment for Adaptive Multimedia Document Presentation Through Real Time Monitoringp. 191
Authoring of Teletext Applications for Digital Television Broadcastp. 205
Middleware Support for Multimedia Collaborative Applications over the Web: A Case Studyp. 219
The Virtual Interactive Presenter: A Conversational Interface for Interactive Televisionp. 235
A Video Compression Algorithm for ATM Networks with ABR Service, Using Visual Criteriap. 245
Content-Fragile Watermarking Based on Content-Based Digital Signaturesp. 259
New Structures for the Next Generation of IDMSp. 273
Multi-drop VPs for Multiparty Videoconferencing on SONET/ATM Rings - Architectural Design and Bandwidth Demand Analysisp. 275
A Generic Scheme for the Recording of Interactive Media Streamsp. 291
A Framework for High Quality/Low Cost Conferencing Systemsp. 305
A Novel Replica Placement Strategy for Video Serversp. 321
Network Bandwidth Allocation and Admission Control for a Continuous Media File Serverp. 337
Design and Evaluation of Ring-Based Video Serversp. 351
Pricing for Differentiated Internet Servicesp. 365
An Agent-Based Adaptive QoS Management Framework and Its Applicationsp. 371
Improving the Quality of Recorded Mbone Sessions Using a Distributed Modelp. 377
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ISBN: 9783540665953
ISBN-10: 3540665951
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 29th September 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.56

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