Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services: 5th International Workshop, IDMS'98, Oslo, Norway, September 8-11, 1998, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services, IDMS'98, held in Oslo, Norway, in September 1998.
The 23 revised full papers presented were carefully selected from a total of 68 submissions. Also included are seven position statements. The book is divided into topical sections on distributed multimedia applications; platforms for collaborative systems; MPEG; coding for WWW, wireless, and mobile environments; QoS and user aspects; flow control, congestion control, and multimedia streams; multimedia servers, documents, and authoring; and storage servers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540649557
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #1483
  • Edition description: 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 331
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

ATM, Reservation and IP - ATM, RIP? 1
High Speed Packet Switching and QoS: (A) Guru's Perspective 2
A Secure, Accountable, and Collaborative Whiteboard 3
Mobile Guide - Location-Aware Applications from the Lab to the Market 15
Interactive Protocol Simulation Applets for Distance Education 29
Visual Techniques to Accommodate Varying Network Performance in Virtual Environments 41
An Address Resolution and Key Exchange Protocol for Conferencing Applications on the Internet 47
An Integrated Platform for Cooperative Teleteaching 59
CCS: CORBA-Based Conferencing Service 71
The Application of TINA in the MESH Project 77
Flexible Multiplexing in MPEG-4 Systems 83
Video Encryption Based on Data Partitioning and Scalable Coding - A Comparison 95
An Architecture for an Interactive Multimedia System Based on MPEG-2 107
Classifying Objectionable Websites Based on Image Content 113
Identifying Perceptually Congruent Structures for Audio Retrieval 125
An Image Coding and Reconstruction Scheme for Mobile Computing 137
Network-Conscious Compressed Images over Wireless Networks 149
A Study of Delay Factors in CSCW Applications and Their Importance 159
Dynamic QoS Renegotiation in the PNSVS Videoconferencing Application 171
Towards an ODP-Compliant Object Definition Language with QoS-Support 183
DAVIC Goes to Internet: Multimedia Service Interworking over Heterogenous Networking Environment 195
A Temporal-Spatial Flow Control Protocol for ABR in Integrated Networks 207
A Low Complexity Congestion Control Algorithm for the ABR Class of Service 219
Protocol for Browsing in Continuous Data for Cooperative Multi-server and Multi-client Applications 231
Implementation of a DSM-CC-Server for a DAVIC-Terminal 237
A Client-Server Design for Interactive Multimedia Documents Based on Java 248
Asynchronously Replicated Shared Workspaces for a Multi-media Annotation Service over Internet 260
Object Graphs as a Pivotal Representation for Hypermedia 272
A New Real-Time Disk Scheduling Algorithm and Its Application to Distributed Multimedia Storage Systems 278
Continuous Data Management on Tape-Based Tertiary Storage Systems 290
Exploiting User Behaviour in Prefetching WWW Documents 302
Single Pair of Buffers: Reducing Memory Requirements in VBR Media Servers 312
Author Index 325
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