Bundle of Streams: Concept and Evaluation in Distributed Interactive Multimedia Environments

Distributed Interactive Multimedia Environments (DIMEs) enable geographically distributed people to interact with each other in a joint media-rich virtual environment for a wide range of activities, such as art performance, medical consultation, sport training, etc. The real-time collaboration is made possible by exchanging a set of multi-modal sensory streams over the network in real time. The characterization and evaluation of such multi-stream interactive environments is challenging because the traditional Quality of Service metrics (e.g., Delay, jitter) are limited to a per stream basis.

Provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Topic: Software Date Added: Sep 2010 Format: PDF

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