A TEMPORAL SYNCHRONIZATION MECHANISM FOR REAL-TIME DISTRIBUTED CONTINUOUS MEDIA

Luis A. Morales Rosales, Saul E. Pomares Hernandez

Abstract

The preservation of temporal relations for real-time distributed continuos media is a key issue for emerging multimedia applications, such as Tele-Immersion and Tele-Engineering. Although several works try to model and execute distributed continuous media scenarios, they are far from resolving the problem. The present paper proposes a viable solution based on the identification of logical dependencies. Our solution considers two main components. First, it establishes a temporal synchronization model that expresses all possible temporal scenarios for continuous media according to their causal dependency constraints. The second component consists of an innovative synchronization mechanism that accomplishes the reproduction of continuous media according to its temporal specification. We note that the present work does not require previous knowledge of when nor for how long the continuous media of a temporal scenario is executed.

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A. Morales Rosales L. and E. Pomares Hernandez S. (2006). A TEMPORAL SYNCHRONIZATION MECHANISM FOR REAL-TIME DISTRIBUTED CONTINUOUS MEDIA . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-64-1, pages 302-309. DOI: 10.5220/0001572403020309


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sigmap06,
author={Luis A. Morales Rosales and Saul E. Pomares Hernandez},
title={A TEMPORAL SYNCHRONIZATION MECHANISM FOR REAL-TIME DISTRIBUTED CONTINUOUS MEDIA},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={302-309},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001572403020309},
isbn={978-972-8865-64-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)
TI - A TEMPORAL SYNCHRONIZATION MECHANISM FOR REAL-TIME DISTRIBUTED CONTINUOUS MEDIA
SN - 978-972-8865-64-1
AU - A. Morales Rosales L.
AU - E. Pomares Hernandez S.
PY - 2006
SP - 302
EP - 309
DO - 10.5220/0001572403020309