Multimedia Objects

  • Rei Hamakawa
  • Atsushi Atarashi
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 350)

Abstract

This chapter describes multimedia objects. The special suitability to multimedia of the object-oriented approach has recently become increasingly clear. We first describe the general concept of multimedia objects, and explain the merits of an object-oriented approach in multimedia applications, we then summarize recent important research activities in the field of multimedia objects and briefly discuss those unresolved issues which are most likely to be subjects of significant future studies.

Keywords

Gall Posite Encapsulation Editing Elementary Action 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rei Hamakawa
    • 1
  • Atsushi Atarashi
    • 1
  1. 1.C&C Research LaboratoriesNEC CorporationMiyamae-ku, Kawasaki, KanagawaJapan

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