The Layered Multimedia Data Model (LMDM) aids in the specification of multimedia compositions by dividing the problem into smaller, more manageable pieces. In this paper we describe the lower two layers of the LMDM, the Data Definition Layer, which allows the specification of multimedia objects in a database, and the Data Manipulation Layer, which allows… (More)
We present the issues and design of a telephone-based browser for email and the World Wide Web.
This paper describes the methodology and implementation of a data management system for highly distributed systems, which was built to solve the scalability and reliability problems faced in a wide area postal logistics application developed at Siemens. The core of the approach is to borrow from Internet routing protocols, and their proven scalability and… (More)
This paper examines multimedia from a perspective of both data modeling and application development. It outlines a layered paradigm aa a preferred approach to modeling, proposes a neu, Layered Multimedia Data Model (LMDM), and then demonstrates how the LMDM can be used together with a database of MM data to describe and support a large number of present and… (More)