Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services: 6th International Workshop, IDMS'99, Toulouse, France, October 12-15, 1999, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th Internationa l Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommu nication Services, IDMS'99, held in Toulouse, France in October 1999. The 25 revised full papers presented together with three position pape rs and three abstracts of invited talks were carefully reviewed and se lected from a total of 84 submissions. The book is divided in topical sections on network QoS, application QoS, mbone and multicast, adaptiv e applications and networks, new trends in IDMS, advances in coding, c onferencing, and video servers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540665953
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 10/29/1999
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #1718
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Invited Paper.- The Internet 2 QBONE Project Architecture and Phase 1 Implementation.- Network QoS.- Hardware Acceleration inside a Differentiated Services Access Node.- REDO RSVP: Efficient Signalling for Multimedia in the Internet.- QoS-aware Active Gateway for Multimedia Communication.- Application QoS.- A Study of the Impact of Network Loss and Burst Size on Video Streaming Quality and Acceptability.- Transport of MPEG-2 Video in a Routed IP Network.- Specification and Realization of the QoS Required by a Distributed Interactive Simulation Application in a New Generation Internet.- Mbone and Multicast.- A Multicasting Scheme Using Multiple MCSs in ATM Networks.- A Platform for the Study of Reliable Multicasting Extensions to CORBA Event Service.- MBone2Tel — Telephone Users Meeting the MBone.- Quality of Service Management for Teleteaching Applications Using the MPEG-4/DMIF.- Invited Paper.- IP Services Deployment: A US Carrier Strategy.- Adaptive Applications and Networks.- Network-Diffused Media Scaling for Multimedia Content Services.- Extended Package-Segment Model and Adaptable Applications.- Tailoring Prools for Dynamic Network Conditions and User Requirements.- Design of an Integrated Environment for Adaptive Multimedia Document Presentation Through Real Time Monitoring.- New Trends in IDMS.- Authoring of Teletext Applications for Digital Television Broadcast.- Middleware Support for Multimedia Collaborative Applications over the Web: A Case Study.- The “Virtual Interactive Presenter”: A Conversational Interface for Interactive Television.- Advances in Coding.- A Video Compression Algorithm for ATM Networks with ABR Service, Using Visual Criteria.- Content-Fragile Watermarking Based on Content-Based Digital Signatures.- Invited Paper.- New Structures for the Next Generation of IDMS.- Conferencing.- Multi-drop VPs for Multiparty Videoconferencing on SONET/ATM Rings — Architectural Design and Bandwidth Demand Analysis.- A Generic Scheme for the Recording of Interactive Media Streams.- A Framework for High Quality/Low Cost Conferencing Systems.- Video Servers.- A Novel Replica Placement Strategy for Video Servers.- Network Bandwidth Allocation and Admission Control for a Continuous Media File Server.- Design and Evaluation of Ring-Based Video Servers.- Position Papers.- Pricing for Differentiated Internet Services.- An Agent-Based Adaptive QoS Management Framework and Its Applications.- Improving the Quality of Recorded Mbone Sessions Using a Distributed Model.

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