A Normative Approach to Capture and Analyze Quality of Service Requirements of Distributed Multimedia Systems

Mangtang Chan, Kecheng Liu

Abstract

With the availability of powerful hardware, it is now possible to manipulate multimedia data with normal desk top computers. Further enhanced by the World Wide Web, the Internet serves as a platform for truly distributed multimedia systems (DMS). Non-functional requirements play an important role in the analysis and design of DMS and one of them is quality of service (QoS). This paper proposed a methodology to integrate QoS modeling under a semiotic framework which can then be used to analysis both the functional and non-functional requirements of DMS. The semiotic framework is agent- oriented. QoS characteristics and requirement for agents would first be defined, a normative approach would then be used for static model checking, admission test as well as run-time QoS monitoring and policing. The methodology is demonstrated by examples of some common DMS and related work in QoS modeling and specification will also be reviewed.

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Chan M. and Liu K. (2005). A Normative Approach to Capture and Analyze Quality of Service Requirements of Distributed Multimedia Systems . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005) ISBN 972-8865-37-6, pages 4-13. DOI: 10.5220/0001423200040013


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@conference{reisde05,
author={Mangtang Chan and Kecheng Liu},
title={A Normative Approach to Capture and Analyze Quality of Service Requirements of Distributed Multimedia Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={4-13},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001423200040013},
isbn={972-8865-37-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005)
TI - A Normative Approach to Capture and Analyze Quality of Service Requirements of Distributed Multimedia Systems
SN - 972-8865-37-6
AU - Chan M.
AU - Liu K.
PY - 2005
SP - 4
EP - 13
DO - 10.5220/0001423200040013