Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video: 5th International Workshop, NOSSDAV '95, Durham, New Hampshire, USA, April 19-21, 1995. Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed revised post-workshop proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video, NOSSDAV '95, held in Durham, New Hampshire, USA in April 1995.
The 24 full papers included were selected from a total of 101 submissions; together with overviews by the session chairpersons they reflect the state of the art in networking and operating systems support for multimedia. The papers are organized in sections on advance reservation systems, operating systems support, resource management and quality of service, audio and video systems, and scheduling and synchronization.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540606475
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/13/1995
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #1018
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Advance Reservations for Predicted Service 3
Distributed Advance Reservation of Real-Time Connections 16
Issues of Reserving Resources in Advance 28
A Computational and Engineering View on Open Distributed Real-Time Multimedia Exchange 41
Support for User-Centric Modular Real-Time Resource Management in the Rialto Operating System 53
A Rate-Based Execution Abstraction for Multimedia Computing 64
VuSystem Performance Measurements 76
Design of Universal Continuous Media I/O 80
A New OS Architecture for High Performance Communication over ATM Networks-Zero-Copy Architecture- 84
Meeting Arbitrary QoS Constraints Using Dynamic Rate Shaping of Coded Digital Video 89
Dynamic QoS Management for Scalable Video Flows 101
Dynamic Service Aggregation for Efficient Use of Resources in Interactive Video Delivery 113
Evaluation of QoS-Control Servers on Real-Time Mach 117
System-Level Resource Management for Network-Based Multimedia Applications 121
An End to End Software Only Scalable Video Delivery System 130
A Distributed Real-Time MPEG Audio Player 142
Analysis of Audio Packet Loss in the Internet 154
Digital Audio and Video in Industrial Systems 166
Workstation Video Playback Performance with Competitive Process Load 170
When Can We Unplug the Radio and Telephone? 174
An Adaptive Stream Synchronization Protocol 178
A Method and Apparatus for Measuring Media Synchronization 190
Integrated Processor Scheduling for Multimedia 202
Scheduling and Admission Testing for Jitter Constrained Periodic Threads 206
A CPU Scheduling Algorithm for Continuous Media Applications 210
Dynamic Configration of Conferencing Applications Using Pattern-Matching Multicast 216
WAVE: A New Multicast Routing Algorithm for Static and Dynamic Multicast Groups 228
Connection Establishment for Multi-Party Real-Time Communication 240
The Role of Multicast Communication in the Provision of Scalable and Interactive Video-on-Demand Service 251
RED-VBR: A New Approach to Support Delay-Sensative VBR Video in Packet-Switched Networks 258
Determining End-to-End Delay Bounds in Heterogeneous Networks 273
Adaptive QoS-Based API for ATM Networking 285
Burst Scheduling Networks: Flow Specification and Performance Guarantees 289
A Novel Video-on-Demand Storage Architecture for Supporting Constant Frame Rate with Variable Bit Rate Retrieval 294
The Design and Implementation of a RAID-3 Multimedia File Server 306
Efficient Data Layout, Scheduling and Playout Control in MARS 318
Storage Replication and Layout in Video-on-Demand Servers 330
Scalable MPEG2 Video Servers with Heterogeneous QoS on Parallel Disk Arrays 342
The Design of a Variable Bit Rate Continuous Media Server 354
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