International Internet2 connectivity for tele-imaging consultation

Wing Chi Chan, Richard Li, Kent Leung, S. K. Hau, Eric C H Wong, Fei Cao, Michael Z. Zho

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Tele-imaging consultation requires high performance network, which can be fulfilled by Internet2 technology. International partnership allows institutions around the world to join Internet2 outside of North America. Once this partnership has been formed, there are three major issues of connectivity: commercial issue, cost of international link and performance issue. Those issues are worthy to be considered before establishing the International Internet2 connection. Since the international link involves the collaborative efforts from vendors, there exists infrastructure looping inside US, which degrade the performance and raise the cost.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-180
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2003
EventMedical Imaging 2003: PACS and Integrated Medical Information Systems: Design and Evaluation - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 18 Feb 200320 Feb 2003


  • Bandwidth
  • Carrier facility
  • Connectivity
  • International
  • Internet2
  • Response time
  • Tele-Imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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