Modeling Time in Multimedia Documents

Defining languages for the coordinated presentation of temporal objects within container documents. This includes the modeling of user interaction and of metadata.


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  • D.C.A. Bulterman, and L. Rutledge SMIL 3.0: Interactive Multimedia for the Web, Mobile Devices and Daisy Talking Books. 2nd ed., Springer Verlag, 2008, ISBN: 978-3540785460
  • E. Mannens, D. van Deursen, R. Troncy, S. Pfeiffer, C. Parker, Y. Lafon, J. Jansen, M. Hausenblas, and R. van de Walle A URI-based approach for addressing fragments of media resources on the Web. International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 59: pp. 691-715, 2010.
  • J. Jansen, P. Cesar, and D.C.A. Bulterman A model for editing operations on active, temporal multimedia documents. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM symposium on Document engineering, New York, NY, USA, 2010, pp. 27-36.
  • J. Jansen, and D.C.A Bulterman SMIL State: an architecture and implementation for adaptive time-based web applications. International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 43: pp. 203-224, 2009.
  • D.C.A. Bulterman, and L. Hardman Structured multimedia authoring. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP), 1(1): pp. 89-109, 2005.