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Multimedia Networking and Synchronization

  • Borko Furht
  • Stephen W. Smoliar
  • HongJiang Zhang
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 326)

Abstract

In a typical distributed multimedia application, multimedia data must be compressed, transmitted over the network to its destination, and decompressed and synchronized for playout at the receiving site. In addition, a multimedia information system must allow a user to retrieve, store, and manage a variety of data types including images, audio, and video. In this chapter we present fundamental concepts and techniques in the areas of multimedia networking and synchronization.

Keywords

Asynchronous Transfer Mode Virtual Channel Virtual Path Multimedia Networking Asynchronous Transfer Mode Network 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  • Stephen W. Smoliar
    • 2
  • HongJiang Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Systems ScienceNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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