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Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques - Ecmast'97 : Second European Conference, Milan, Italy, May 21-23, 1997. Proceedings - Serge Fdida

Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques - Ecmast'97

Second European Conference, Milan, Italy, May 21-23, 1997. Proceedings

By: Serge Fdida (Editor), Michel Morganti (Editor)

Paperback Published: 12th May 1997
ISBN: 9783540630784
Number Of Pages: 776

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second European Conference on Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques, ECMAST'97, held in Milan, Italy, in May 1997.
The volume presents 48 revised full papers selected from more than 120 submissions. The papers are organized in sections on multimedia networks evaluation, production of multimedia content, multimedia networks and protocols, content creation and integration, multimedia delivery, coded representation, multimedia services, multimedia servers, Internet and multimedia, trials, terminal architecture, and applications.

An ATM-based Demonstration Model for Multimedia Services Using Different Access Networksp. 1
A Transnational IN/B-ISDN Integrated Network for the Provision of Multimedia Servicesp. 19
Divide Your Systems to Conquer the Marketp. 37
triggandlink - A New Dimension in Television Program Makingp. 51
The ATLANTIC News Studio: Reference Model and Field Trialp. 67
The Design and Implementation of a Multimedia System for the Interactive and Time-Synchronised Analysis of Vehicle Crash Testsp. 79
Resource Management for Distributed Multimedia Applicationsp. 95
A Multicast Network Architecture for Large Scale Collaborative Virtual Environmentsp. 113
Consensus Making Activities in Europe: The Example of Multimedia in ACTSp. 129
Low Cost Watermarking Based on a Human Visual Modelp. 153
Image Database Indexing and Retrieval Using the Fractal Transformp. 169
DIANE: A Multimedia Annotation Systemp. 183
Connectionless ATM Using an ATM Switch Routerp. 199
Engineering Aspects of an Architecture for Non-Real-Time VBR Video Servicesp. 213
Video on Demand Distribution Over ATM Virtual Private Networksp. 229
An Authoring and Run-Time Environment for Interactive Multimedia Servicesp. 245
Tools for Multimedia Content Creation, Manipulation and Management: The ACTS Perspectivep. 261
Interaction with Digital Broadcast Services Through a Terrestrial Return Channelp. 277
Dynamic Multiplexing for Digital TV Broadcastingp. 293
The Work of ACTS in Interactive Distribution and Transmission: Towards Interoperable Interactive Multimedia Servicesp. 309
User Interfaces for Interactive TV - A Case Study with End Usersp. 327
Use of Object Articulation and Motion Estimation for Video Productionp. 343
A Multi-Site Teleconferencing System Using V.R. Paradigmsp. 359
Object Encapsulation of Multiscale Image Region Representationsp. 375
Subjective Assessment of a Multimedia System for Distance Learningp. 395
The Impact of Service Competition on Navigationp. 409
Copyright Protection in Video Delivery Networks by Watermarking of Precompressed Videop. 423
A Fully Configurable Secure Environment for Multimedia Applicationsp. 437
Temporal and Interactive Relations in a Multimedia Database Systemp. 457
Validation of Video Retrieval Systemsp. 475
The KYDONIA Multimedia Information Serverp. 491
A Critique of Modern Internet Protocols: The Issue of Support for Multimediap. 507
A Congestion Control Scheme for Multimedia Traffic in Packet Switching 'Best-Effort' Networksp. 523
User Requirements and Resource Control for Cooperative Multimedia Applicationsp. 537
Multimedia Multicast Routingp. 553
Swiss TopVision, the Trial With Interactive Contentp. 571
Consumer Interactivity in Cambridgep. 581
Using DAB and GSM to Provide Interactive Multimedia Services to Portable and Mobile Terminalsp. 593
ISIS Project - Demonstration System and Pilot Trialsp. 609
An Open Software Architecture for Multimedia Consumer Terminalsp. 621
Using an Asset Model for Integration of Agents and Multimedia to Provide an Open Service Architecturep. 635
Definition and Implementation of a TINA Based Terminal Architecturep. 651
Integrated Multi-Media Project: A Case Study in Lesson Sharing Using Video-Conferencing Technologyp. 669
Telelearning: New Trends in Education Through Global Multimedia Networksp. 681
The BONAPARTE Telemedicine ATM Multimedia Applicationsp. 693
InfoCity NRW - A Phased Approach to Multimediap. 709
DIGISAT: A Technological Solution via Satellite for Interactive SMATV Networks in the DVB Environmentp. 723
Multimedia Service Provisioning in the Munich Trial of the AMUSE Projectp. 739
VIDAS Workshop on Synthetic Natural Hybrid Codingp. 755
Author Indexp. 771
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ISBN: 9783540630784
ISBN-10: 3540630783
Series: Grundlehren Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften (Springer Hardcover)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 776
Published: 12th May 1997
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.99
Weight (kg): 1.09