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Multimedia and Communication Technologies in Digital Ecosystems

Sharda, Nalin (2009) Multimedia and Communication Technologies in Digital Ecosystems. In: 2009 7th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2009). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1240-1245.

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A Digital Ecosystem is an evolving computer based system that uses communication and networking technologies to provide a solution for a specific application domain. This paper investigates how the latest multimedia and communication technologies can be used in the development of Digital Ecosystems. The high-level models of two ongoing research projects for developing Digital Ecosystems are presented as examples. The first system aims to maximize the Utilisation of Harvested Rain Water by considering factors such as stored water level, predicted rainfall and the watering needs of different plants. The second system uses a wireless Sensor Network for bushfire detection and other weather parameters for generating early warnings. The choice of type of input and output information for these Digital Ecosystems needs to consider Quality of Service parameters, particularly delay and jitter. Conference held: 8-10 Dec 2009, Fisherman's Wharf, Macau

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781424446568 (print) 9781424446575 (online)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18071, digital ecosystems, multimedia, communication technologies, quality of Service
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Current > FOR Classification > 1005 Communications Technologies
Historical > SEO Classification > 8903 Information Services
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
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Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2013 05:37
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2013 05:37
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