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Protocol support for distributed multimedia applications

Shepherd, William and HUTCHINSON, D and GARCIA, F and COULSON, G (1992) Protocol support for distributed multimedia applications. Computer Communications, 15 (6). pp. 359-366.

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Abstract

In this paper we describe on-going work in protocol support for distributed multimedia applications. This work concerns the provision of suitable transport mechanisms to convey multimedia information (text, and digital voice and video) between multimedia workstations in a distributed system. There are two parts to the Lancaster multimedia work. First, we have developed an abstract model for multimedia communications based on the use of streams, and second, we have built an experimental system on which to test the implementation of protocols based on this model. This paper reports on both aspects of the Lancaster work, describing the results so far and identifying areas to be investigated further.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Computer Communications
Uncontrolled Keywords: MULTIMEDIA ; PROTOCOL SUPPORT ; DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 52624
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2012 15:20
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:05
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/52624

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