Lancaster EPrints

M-Connection Service: A Multicast Service for Distributed Multimedia Applications

Rezende, José and Fdida, Serge and Mauthe, Andreas and Hutchison, David (1996) M-Connection Service: A Multicast Service for Distributed Multimedia Applications. In: Teleservices and Multimedia Communications Second International COST 237 Workshop Copenhagen, Denmark, November 20–22 1995 Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 40-60. ISBN 978-3-540-61028-1

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

New high speed networks and the requirements of users for the support of interpersonal communication in a computerised heterogeneous environment demand for new communication services. These services have to provide support for multimedia group communication. In this paper we introduce a multicast transport service for multimedia group applications called M-Connection Service. It is a protocol independent service which provides an interface to different transport protocols. Apart from data transfer this service offers functions to establish, join, leave, change properties of and terminate multicast connections. Multicast connections are characterised by QoS and integrity conditions. We propose distinct QoS negotiation and group management schemes suitable for multicast multimedia communication. We describe the service elements of the M-Connection Service in detail. To demonstrate the feasibility of the service its service elements are mapped onto XTP 4.0 protocol mechanisms.

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: 56877
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Aug 2012 14:42
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:20
Identification Number:
URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56877

Actions (login required)

View Item