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Protocol support for distributed multimedia applications

COULSON, G and GARCIA, F and HUTCHISON, D and Shepherd, William (1992) Protocol support for distributed multimedia applications. In: Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 614 . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 45-56. ISBN 978-3-540-55639-8

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Abstract

In this paper we describe ongoing 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 that is 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: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 53226
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2012 14:41
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:55
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/53226

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