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It's About Time: Link Streams as Continuous Metadata

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As enabling technologies become available there is an increasing use of temporal media streams, such as audio and video, within a hypertext context. In this paper we present the rationale and requirements for delivering continuous metadata alongside the media stream, and focus on linking as our case study. We consider the mechanism for delivery of the metadata across a distributed system, the format and content of the metadata flow itself, and the presentation of the media and augmenting metadata to the user. Two initial proof of concept applications have been developed to demonstrate these concepts, which we describe. Finally we propose a framework for highly distributed delivery and processing of multicast continuous metadata, as a part of the infrastructure necessary to provide a more complete multimedia environment for hypermedia systems.

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Page, Kevin R., Cruickshank, Don and De Roure, David (2001) It's About Time: Link Streams as Continuous Metadata At The Twelfth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (Hypertext '01). , pp. 93-102.

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Published date: August 2001
Additional Information: Organisation: ACM
Venue - Dates: The Twelfth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (Hypertext '01), 2001-08-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 255974
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/255974
PURE UUID: 758b82b0-818b-4224-9323-e779c962c916
ORCID for Don Cruickshank: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0777-0855
ORCID for David De Roure: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9074-3016

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Date deposited: 05 Sep 2001
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:49

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Author: Kevin R. Page
Author: Don Cruickshank ORCID iD
Author: David De Roure ORCID iD

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