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What is Multimedia?
Pedagogy and technology
Future Work



Case Studies

Multimedia in the Teaching Space


References on Multimedia and Videoconferncing Standards (6k) - Descrition of MPEG-2 standard. (2k) - A comprehensive review of Video compression techniques and standards (24k) A review of multimedia standards. - a reference list on ISDN which is a useful lead in. - website of the International Telecommunications Union , with details of all ITU standards.

References on ISDN - useful information on ISDN - a comprehensive website on many aspects of videoc9onferencing including ISDN.

References on the Mbone and Multicasting

MBone: Multicasting Tomorrow's INTERNET by Kevin Savetz, Neil Randall, and Yves Lepage (ISBN: 1-56884-723-8)
Published by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. An International Data Group Company
919 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Suite 400, Foster City, CA 94404
Casner, Steve. "Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Multicast Backbone," 6 May 1993, available via anonymous FTP from
Casner, Steve and Schulzrinne, Henning. "RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Applications," IETF Draft, 20 October 1993.
Casner, Stephen and Deering, Stephen. "First IETF INTERNET Audiocast," ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, San Diego California, July 1992, pp. 92-97.
Comer, Douglas E. INTERNET working with TCP/IP, volume I, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1991.
Deering, Stephen. "Host Extensions for IP Multicasting", RFC 1112, August 1989.
Deering, Stephen. "MBONE-The Multicast Backbone," CERFnet Seminar, 3 March 1993.
Moy, John. "Multicast Extensions to OSPF," IETF Draft, July 1993.
Perlman, Radia. Interconnections: Bridges and Routers, Addison-Wesley, New York, 1993, p. 258.
Curtis, Pavel, MBone map, available via anonymous FTP from

References on Networks - details of the London Metropolitan Area Network - details of the EASTMAN (Edinburgh and Stirling Metropolitan Area Network) - website of JANET (Joint Academic Network)

References on Projects - description of the Videoconferencing Advisory Service, which includes a number of databases and document on videoconferencing., - section on IP Software tools (1998), - CU-SeeMe for Macintosh and Windows videoconferencing (1997) - review and references on the Mbone and the MICE project (Multimedia Interactive Conferencing in Europe).

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