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An Architecture for Flexible Group Management Services

Namuye, Silvester and Simpson, Steven and Hutchison, David (1996) An Architecture for Flexible Group Management Services. In: Third Communication Networks Symposium, 1996-07-01, Manchester.

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    Abstract

    An architecture for connection management of distributed group applications is presented in this paper. The architecture is intended to encourage a uniform appearance to all group applications to assist in their collective management, whilst being sufficiently flexible to cope with all likely multicast mechanisms upon which such applications may be based. The concept of a media channel is introduced as the application-independent instance of a single application, and becomes the basic unit of management in a group user-agent which therefore manages multiple applications.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: Third Communication Networks Symposium
    Additional Information: Internal Report No. MPG-96-22 Presented by Silvester Namuye
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 2228 cs_uid ; 414
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 42450
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 06 Jan 2010 15:05
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:19
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/42450

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