An Investigation of the Feature Interaction Problem in Networked Multimedia Services.

S.Tsang, E.H.Magill and B.Kelly (1996)
Manchester, July 8-9, 1996.

This paper presents the latest results from the ongoing Feature Interactions in Multimedia Systems (FIMS) project. The project comprises paper studies, which aim to identify potential areas where the feature interaction problem may occur in networked multimedia services. The classification scheme for multimedia services and applications is presented. The causes of feature interactions are considered and some examples of potential feature interactions are given. The paper concludes with observations from the investigation about where feature interactions are most likely to occur.