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Multimedia content customization for universal access
Author(s): Rakesh Mohan; John R. Smith; Chung-Sheng Li
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Paper Abstract

Content delivery over the Internet, in order to allow universal access, needs to address both the multimedia nature of the content and the capabilities of the diverse client platforms the content is being delivered to. We present a system that tailors multimedia content to optimally match the capabilities of the client device requesting it. This system has three key components: (1) a representation scheme called the InfoPyramid, (2) a set of transcoders for converting modality or resolution, and (3) a customizer that selects the best content representation to meet the client capabilities while delivering the most value.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3527, Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III, (5 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325833
Show Author Affiliations
Rakesh Mohan, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
John R. Smith, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
Chung-Sheng Li, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3527:
Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III
C.-C. Jay Kuo; Shih-Fu Chang; Sethuraman Panchanathan, Editor(s)

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