Interactive multimedia communications at the presentation layer

  • Chung-Ming Huang
  • Chian Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1309)


A main feature of the next generation's computing software is supporting convenient user interactions. Interactive multimedia presentations that are executed in distributed environments raise some new computer communication behaviors, which we call “interactive multimedia communications”. In this paper, we (1) classify user interaction types, (2) point out the main problems in interactive multimedia communications, (3) distinguish two approaches for solving these main problems, (4) identify the possible control architectures for processing user interactions, and (5) propose some methods and control schemes accordingly.


Video Frame User Interaction Flow Index Control Architecture Media Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chung-Ming Huang
    • 1
  • Chian Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Multimedia Networking Institute of Information EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan 70101, R. O. C.

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