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Middleware support for distributed multimedia and collaborative computing
Author(s): Kenneth P. Birman; Roy Friedman; Mark Hayden; Injong Rhee
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Paper Abstract

Maestro is a middleware support tool for distributed multimedia and collaborative computing applications. These applications share a common need for managing multiple subgroups while providing a possibly different quality-of- service guarantees for each of these groups. Maestro's functionality maps well into these requirements, and can significantly shorten the development time of such applications. In this paper we report on Maestro, and demonstrate its utility in implementing IMUX, a pseudo X- server (proxy) for collaborative computing applications. Examples of other multimedia applications that benefit from Maestro appear in the full version of the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3310, Multimedia Computing and Networking 1998, (29 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.298414
Show Author Affiliations
Kenneth P. Birman, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Roy Friedman, Cornell Univ. (Israel)
Mark Hayden, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Injong Rhee, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3310:
Multimedia Computing and Networking 1998
Kevin Jeffay; Dilip D. Kandlur; Timothy Roscoe, Editor(s)

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