Welcome to the
Multimedia Support Infrastructure (MSI)
This project is no longer active in its current form, so
this website is no longer being updated. If you have any questions about
the project, please contact Ahmed Elmagarmid.
NSF Final Report
The final report submitted to the National Science Foundation in January of 2006 is available.
Related Sites and People
This NSF-sponsored research project is building the necessary networking and
database infrastructure to support end-to-end delivery of multimedia data.
Other related sites include:
Portions of the original proposal and site-visit documents are available in
the Project Background section at left.
The project PIs and their responsibilities are...
- Ahmed Elmagarmid: multimedia databases
- Arif Ghafoor: multimedia documents
- Tim Korb: infrastructure support
- Kihong Park: quality of service networking
- Gene Spafford: security
Other faculty involved with the proposal and/or project include...
- Walid Aref
- Ed Delp
- Sonia Fahmy
- Elias Houstis
- Horace Mann (Fisk University)
- Abdelfattah Nour
- Sunil Prabhakar
- Lefteri Tsoukalas
- David Yau
Project Equipment and Budget
The responsibility for specifying and ordering equipment for the project has
been divided among the PIs based on their needs to complete the project
tasks. The year-by-year budget and PI-based
budget are both available. PIs are responsible for ensuring that
faculty and student project researchers are able to buy or get access to the
equipment they need.
NSF Acknowledgement and Disclaimer
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 9972883.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and
do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.