Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques — ECMAST '97 [electronic resource] :Second European Conference Milan, Italy, May 21–23, 1997 Proceedings /
Contributor(s): Fdida, Serge [editor.] | Morganti, Michele [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1242Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1997.Description: XVI, 776 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540691266.Subject(s): Computer science | Computer communication systems | Coding theory | Multimedia information systems | Application software | Computer Science | Computer Applications | Multimedia Information Systems | Computer Communication Networks | Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet) | Coding and Information TheoryOnline resources: Click here to access online
An ATM-based demonstration model for multimedia services using different access networks -- A transnational IN/B-ISDN integrated network for the provision of multimedia services -- Divide your systems to conquer the market -- trigg&link a new dimension in television program making -- The ATLANTIC news studio: Reference model and field trial -- The design and implementation of a multimedia system for the interactive and time-synchronised analysis of vehicle crash tests -- Resource management for distributed multimedia applications -- A multicast network architecture for large scale Collaborative Virtual Environments -- Consensus making activities in Europe: The example of multimedia in ACTS -- Low cost watermarking based on a human visual model -- Image database indexing and retrieval using the Fractal Transform -- DIANE: A multimedia annotation system -- Connectionless ATM using an ATM switch router -- Engineering aspects of an architecture for non-real-time VBR video services -- Video on Demand distribution over ATM Virtual Private Networks -- An authoring and run-time environment for interactive multimedia services -- Tools for multimedia content creation, manipulation and management: The ACTS perspective -- Interaction with digital broadcast services through a terrestrial return channel -- Dynamic multiplexing for digital TV broadcasting -- The work of ACTS in Interactive Distribution and Transmission: Towards interoperable Interactive Multimedia Services -- User interfaces for interactive TV — A case study with end users -- Use of object articulation and motion estimation for video production -- A multi-site teleconferencing system using V. R. paradigms -- Object encapsulation of multiscale image region representations -- Subjective assessment of a multimedia system for distance learning -- The impact of service competition on navigation -- Copyright protection in video delivery networks by watermarking of pre-compressed video -- A fully configurable secure environment for multimedia applications -- Temporal and interactive relations in a multimedia database system -- Validation of video retrieval systems -- The KYDONIA multimedia information server -- A critique of modern internet protocols: The issue of support for multimedia -- A congestion control scheme for multimedia traffic in packet switching ‘best-effort’ networks -- User requirements and resource control for cooperative multimedia applications -- Multimedia multicast routing -- Swiss Top Vision, the trial with interactive content -- Consumer interactivity in Cambridge -- Using DAB and GSM to provide interactive multimedia services to portable and mobile terminals -- ISIS Project Demonstration System and Pilot Trials -- An open software architecture for multimedia consumer terminals -- Using an asset model for integration of agents and multimedia to provide an open service architecture -- Definition and implementation of a TINA based terminal architecture -- Integrated multi-media project: A case study in lesson sharing using video-conferencing technology -- Telelearning: New trends in education through global multimedia networks -- The BONAPARTE telemedicine ATM multimedia applications -- InfoCity NRW a phased approach to multimedia -- DIGISAT: A technological solution via satellite for interactive SMATV networks in the DVB environment -- Multimedia service provisioning in the Munich trial of the AMUSE project -- VIDAS workshop on Synthetic Natural Hybrid Coding.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second European Conference on Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques, ECMAST'97, held in Milan, Italy, in May 1997. The volume presents 48 revised full papers selected from more than 120 submissions. The papers are organized in sections on multimedia networks evaluation, production of multimedia content, multimedia networks and protocols, content creation and integration, multimedia delivery, coded representation, multimedia services, multimedia servers, Internet and multimedia, trials, terminal architecture, and applications.