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Multimedia, Telecommunications, and Applications : Third International Cost 237 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, November 25 - 27, 1996, Proceedings - Giorgio Ventre

Multimedia, Telecommunications, and Applications

Third International Cost 237 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, November 25 - 27, 1996, Proceedings

By: Giorgio Ventre (Editor), Jordi Domingo-Pascual (Editor), Andre Danthine (Editor)

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Published: 19th November 1996
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International COST 237 Workshop, held in Barcelona, Spain, in November 1996.
The 15 revised full papers presented in the volume were carefully selected from a total of 34 submissions by COST project participants as well as from outside. The papers are organized in sections on multipeer and group communication, quality of service, applications and teleservices, multimedia protocols and platforms, and performance studies.

A Group and Session Management System for Distributed Multimedia Applicationsp. 1
Low-Cost ATM Multicast Routing with Constrained Delaysp. 23
Adding Scalability to Transport Level Multicastp. 41
On Realizing a Broadband Kernel for Multimedia Networksp. 56
Specifying QoS for Multimedia Communications within Distributed Programming Environmentsp. 75
Generic Conversion of Communication Media for Supporting Personal Mobilityp. 104
A Framework for the Deployment of New Services Using Hypermedia Distributed Systemsp. 130
ISABEL: A CSCW Application for the Distribution of Eventsp. 137
The Bookshop Project: An Austrian Interactive Multimedia Application Case Studyp. 154
Issues in the Design of a New Network Protocolp. 169
Source and Channel Coding for Mobile Multimedia Communicationsp. 183
Developing a Conference Application on Top of an Advanced Signalling Infrastructurep. 201
New Network and ATM Adaptation Layers for Real-Time Multimedia Applications: A Performance Study Based on Psychophysicsp. 216
Multimedia Applications on a Unix SVR4 Kernel: Performance Studyp. 232
Perceptual Video Quality and Activity Metrics: Optimization of Video Services Based on MPEG-2 Encodingp. 249
Index of Authorsp. 267
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ISBN: 9783540620969
ISBN-10: 3540620966
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 279
Published: 19th November 1996
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.41