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Distributed multimedia applications supported by a global electronic infrastructure have tremendous potential for providing users with customized communication and computation environments. Since communication and computation requirements vary by context and change dynamically, it is unlikely that off-the-shelf applications will anticipate the needs of all users. Therefore, empowering end-users to create their own customized applications for both communication and computation is an important challenge. This dissertation presents several mechanisms that enable end-users to create and configure distributed multimedia applications, including end-users construction direct manipulation graphical users interface (GUIs) and application management of distributed multimedia applications over the Internet.
McCartney, Terrance Paul, "End-User Construction and Configuration of Distributed Multimedia Applications" Report Number: WUCS-96-24 (1996). All Computer Science and Engineering Research.