Multimedia multipoint teleteaching over the European ATM pilot

  • Simon Znaty
  • Thomas Walter
  • Marcus Brunner
  • Jean-Pierre Hubaux
  • Bernhard Plattner
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1044)


In this paper, we present the design and implementation of the BETEUS (Broadband Exchange for Trans-European Usage) communication and application platform. BETEUS is a European project aiming at developing generic, stable, flexible and scalable communication and application platforms which provide support for a collaborative work environments. In terms of collaborative work, BETEUS concentrates on distributed classroom, tele-seminar, multimedia document archival and retrieval and tele-tutoring. The problems found during the realization of the BETEUS platform are outlined and the proposed solutions explained. The follow-up of BETEUS in Switzerland through the TELEPOLY project which concerns operational teleteaching between the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology (EPFL and ETHZ) is also presented.


Internet Protocol Asynchronous Transfer Mode Simple Network Management Protocol Virtual Path Asynchronous Transfer Mode Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Znaty
    • 1
  • Thomas Walter
    • 2
  • Marcus Brunner
    • 2
  • Jean-Pierre Hubaux
    • 1
  • Bernhard Plattner
    • 2
  1. 1.TCOM Laboratory Telecommunications Services GroupSwiss Federal Institute of Technology LausanneLausanne
  2. 2.Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH)ETH ZentrumZürich

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