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Supporting the real-time requirements of continuous media in open distributed-processing

COULSON, G and Blair, Gordon and STEFANI, J B and HORN, F and HAZARD, L (1995) Supporting the real-time requirements of continuous media in open distributed-processing. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 27 (8). pp. 1231-1246.

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Abstract

The field of distributed systems is now focusing on standards for Open Distributed Processing (ODP) and entering a stage of some maturity. However, it is important that ongoing standardisation remains responsive to emerging technological demands such as the emergence of distributed multimedia computing. This new field introduces continuous media data types such as digital audio and video which have new, real-time requirements not fully supported in current ODP proposals. This paper describes the results of collaborative research at Lancaster University and CNET, France into the handling of multimedia and continuous media in an ODP environment. The aim of the paper is to present a comprehensive statement of requirements for continuous media in ODP and to aid the evolution of standards by making specific proposals on how the evolving ODP standards could be enhanced.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Computer Networks and ISDN Systems
Uncontrolled Keywords: ODP ; MULTIMEDIA ; QUALITY OF SERVICE ; REAL TIME ; REACTIVE OBJECTS ; MEDIA SYNCHRONIZATION
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 52606
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2012 12:02
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:05
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/52606

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