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From Requirements to Services: Group Communication Support for Distributed Multimedia Systems

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Publication date1994
Host publicationMultimedia: Advanced Teleservices and High-Speed Communication Architectures Second International Workshop, IWACA '94 Heidelberg, Germany, September 26–28, 1994 Proceedings
EditorsRalf Steinmetz
Place of publicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer-Verlag
Pages266-277
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-58494-0
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer
Volume868
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Abstract

The GCommS (Group Communication Support for Distributed Communication Systems) project at Lancaster University is concerned with the support of group communication, especially for applications employing multimedia information. In this paper we introduce a study on requirements of multimedia group applications. Group support in existing systems is discussed. Examples to illustrate group application requirements are given and a set of characteristics to define these requirements is introduced. Based on the requirements study application level services are proposed.