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Author Boukerche, A. ♦ Maamar, H. ♦ Hossain, A.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Social sciences ♦ Commerce, communications & transportation ♦ Communications; telecommunication
Subject Keyword Multicast protocols ♦ Transport protocols ♦ Collaboration ♦ Brain modeling ♦ Neoplasms ♦ Haptic interfaces ♦ Minimally invasive surgery ♦ Delay ♦ Industrial training ♦ Scalability
Abstract Haptic interfaces have been designed for brain surgery simulation may prove to be especially useful for training surgeons to conduct minimally invasive procedures and remote surgery using tele-operators. However, it well known that collaborative, haptic, audio and visual environments (C-HAVE) suffer from setbacks due to network delay, scalability, reliability and synchronization problem when the users are geographically distributed. In this paper, we focus upon a Brain Tumor Tele-Surgery application that is based on closely coupled and highly synchronized haptic tasks that require a high-level of coordination among the participants. We considered four main protocols: the synchronous collaboration transport protocol (SCTP), the selective reliable transmission protocol (SRTP), the reliable multicast transport protocol (RMTP) and the scalable reliable multicast (SRM) and presented a hybrid protocol that is able to satisfy all the CVE and C-HAVE requirements and discuss its implementation using brain tumor tele-surgery application as a case study.
Description Author affiliation: Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa (Boukerche, A.; Maamar, H.; Hossain, A.)
ISBN 9781424415205
ISSN 15301346
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-07-01
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 4.52 MB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 975
Ending Page 980


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library