Intelligent Multimedia Communication

  • Mark Maybury
  • Oliviero Stock
  • Wolfgang Wahlster
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-49653-X_1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1513)
Cite this paper as:
Maybury M., Stock O., Wahlster W. (1998) Intelligent Multimedia Communication. In: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. ECDL 1998. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1513. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


Multimedia communication is a part of everyday life and its appearance in computer applications is increasing in frequency and diversity. Intelligent or knowledge based computer supported communication promises a number of benefits including increased interaction efficiency and effectiveness. This article defines the area of intelligent multimedia communication, outlines fundamental research questions, summarizes the associated scientific and technical history, identifies current challenges and concludes by predicting future breakthroughs including multilinguality. We conclude describing several new research issues that systems of systems raise.


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© Springer-VerlagBerlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Maybury
    • 1
  • Oliviero Stock
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Wahlster
    • 3
  1. 1.The MITRE CorporationBedfordUSA
  2. 2.Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica (IRST)Povo - TrentoItaly
  3. 3.German Research Center for AI (DFKI)SaarbrueckenGermany

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