Document Type

Article

Date

1996

Embargo Period

10-2011

Keywords

NII, Collaboration, Multimedia information dissemination, Commerce, Metacomputing, Webtop productivity

Language

English

Disciplines

Computer Sciences

Description/Abstract

We describe the expected capability of the NII (as an evolution of the Internet) interns of five broad service areas---collaboration, multimedia information dissemination, commerce, metacomputing, and Webtop productivity. We illustrate the demands on these services and the technology implications by examination of two application areas---manufacture of complex systems, such as aircraft and crisis management, command and control.

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