Advertisement

Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 29–42 | Cite as

A Testbed for Mobile Multimedia Applications

  • Wolfgang Schönfeld
  • Jörg Pommnitz
Article
  • 41 Downloads

Abstract

This article describes the architecture, design and implementation of a mobile network emulator able to enhance development of mobile multimedia applications. In particular, it generates test situations which otherwise could be encountered only by moving around the equipment to be tested.

mobile communication network simulation emulation multimedia 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    L.S. Brakmo and L.L. Peterson, “Experiences with network simulation,” in Proc. of ACM SIGMETRICS'96, Philadelphia, PA, 1996.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    M. Carson, “NIST net homepage,” Technical report, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 1997. http://www. nist.gov/itl/div892/itg/carson/nistnetGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    I. Castineyra, N. Chiappa, and M. Steenstrup, “RFC 1992: The nimrod routing architecture,” Status: Informational, 1996.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    COSMOS, “The COSMOS homepage,” Technical report, German National Research Center for Information Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, 1997. http://www.darmstadt.gmd.de/mobile/Kommunikation/COSMOS/Prolog.htmlGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    N. Davies, G. Blair, A. Friday, P. Raven, and A. Cross, “Mobile open systems technologies for the utilities industries,” Remote Cooperation—CSCW for Mobile and Teleworkers, A. Dix and R. Beale (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1996.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    S. Dawson, F. Jahanian, and T. Mitton, “ORCHESTRA: A fault injection environment for distributed systems,” Technical Report CSE-TR-318-96, University of Michigan EECS Department, Ann Arbor, MI, 1996.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    IEEE, “Wireless LAN medium access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications,” IEEE 802.11 working group, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1997.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    D.B. Johnson, “IETF mobile IPv4 for 4.4BSD-based unix systems,” Technical report, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1998.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    G. Nguyen, R.H. Katz, B.D. Noble, and M. Satyanarayanan, “A trace-based approach for modeling wireless channel behavior,” in Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM'97. Cannes, France, 1997.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    OMG, “The Common Object Request Broker: Architecture and Specification,” Revision 2.1, Object Management Group: Framingham, MA, 1997.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    C. Perkins, “RFC 2002: IP mobility support,” 1996. Updated by RFC 2290 [17]. Status: Proposed Standard.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    D.C. Schmidt, “ACE: an object-oriented framework for developing distributed applications,” in Proc. of the 6th USENIX C++ Technical Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    J.F. Shoch, “Inter-network naming, addressing, and routing,” in Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society International Conference, Long Beach, p. 72, 1978.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Sun, ONC+ Developer's Guide. Sun Microsystems, Inc.: Palo Alto, California, 1997.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    TOG, CAE Specification DCE 1.1: Remote Procedure Call. The Open Group: Cambridge, MA, 1997.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    G. Wright and W.R. Stevens, TCP/IP Illustrated: The Implementation, Addison-Wesley: Reading, MA, USA, 1995.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Schönfeld
    • 1
  • Jörg Pommnitz
    • 1
  1. 1.GMD-German National Research Center for Information TechnologyDarmstadtGermany

Personalised recommendations