Lancaster EPrints

Integrating computing and telecommunications: A tale of two architectures

RUSTON, L and Blair, Gordon and COULSON, G and DAVIES, N (1992) Integrating computing and telecommunications: A tale of two architectures. In: Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 57-68. ISBN 978-3-540-55639-8

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

The emerging importance of multimedia applications has led to many ideas about how best to support multimedia in a distributed environment. Lancaster University proposes one approach, i.e. start with models emerging from the Open Distributed Processing (ODP) standardization process, and extend them to incorporate multimedia services. Bellcore's Touring Machine proposes a different approach: let developers of multimedia applications specify an interface, and then design a network that meets the specification. Each approach has relevance, and an ideal environment must incorporate both, but questions remain about how the two perspectives fit together. We have contrasted and compared the Lancaster and Touring Machine approaches in an attempt to integrate their individual perspectives into one design. This paper documents our results.

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: 53227
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2012 14:50
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:55
Identification Number:
URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/53227

Actions (login required)

View Item