Realization of an Extensible Multimedia Document Model

  • Jürgen Hauser
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Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


Most multimedia systems or standards provide one fixed concept for the temporal and spatial specification of documents. But different application areas - like computer based training or multimedia games - require different (application specific) concepts to support and simplify authoring. It is a very complex or even impossible task to specify documents for different application areas based on the same document model. This paper presents a document model, an approach to simplify authoring of documents in different application areas and a framework that supports the realization of the introduced concepts. The framework uses an event based approach and a scheduling graph to realize the semantics of an application concept.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Hauser
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  1. 1.Institute of Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Systems (IPVR)University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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