Event and action representation and composition for multimedia application scenario modelling

  • M. Vazirgiannis
  • T. Sellis
Session 3: Multimedia Services on Demand II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1045)


In this paper we present a model for the representation of multimedia applications based on the scenario concept. The scenario is described in terms of events and actions. The proposed model represents all the events that may occur in a multimedia application (originated from the system, the application or the user). As regards actions we propose a rich scheme for spatial and temporal composition representation based on operators that cover all the spatial and temporal relationships among multimedia objects. Finally the scenario of the application is represented as a set of scenario tuples that correspond to fundamental sets of actions originated by the same event (or events).


Interactive Multimedia Applications Events Temporal Composition Scenario Modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Vazirgiannis
    • 1
  • T. Sellis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering Division of Computer ScienceNational Technical University of AthensGreece

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