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Multimedia Networking: Technology, Management, and Applications [Hardcover]

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In recent years rapid Internet growth has pushed the development of new multimedia applications in all aspects of life such as entertainment, communication, collaborative work and electronic commerce. Future applications will make use of different technologies like voice, data and video, but in order to make such a wide variety of multimedia applications successful, a number of technology and management issues must be addressed. Multimedia Networking: Technology, Management and Applications addresses the dynamic and efficient uses of resources -- a fundamental aspect of multimedia networks. Geared toward professionals, educators and students alike, this exciting new book will detail current research and the future direction of multimedia networking.

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Pages   498
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.92" Width: 7.5" Height: 1.32"
Weight:   2.24 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 24, 2001
Publisher   IGI Global
ISBN  1930708149  
ISBN13  9781930708143  

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Syed Mahbubur Rahman currently resides in the state of Minnesota. Syed Mahbubur Rahman was born in 1952.

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1Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > General
2Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Networking > Networks, Protocols & API's > General
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Broad panorama of multimedia networking  Aug 13, 2002
This book contains a collection of 19 contributions of different experts in multimedia networking covering a very large field of technologies and applications.

It covers technologies from signal processing (audio, video, 3D-scenes) networking (CORBA, multimedia webcast, communications, wireless 3G networks, Internet protocols, traffic shaping, QoS) and systems (databases, admission control).

Addressed applications include collaborative environments, videoconferencing, medical teleconsultation, video broadcast, multimedia web retrieval, scheduling, jitterless audio transmission, lip reading and wireless multimedia.

The contrubutions in this book give two type of information: First, basic technologies of multimedia networking are introduced and reviewed in tutorial sections. Second, the variety of applications and contexts give an insight how basic technologies are put into practice, combined together and
optimized for a given problem.

This book enrichs people at begin of technical carreer by showing how scholar knowledge is related to real applications. The book supports multimedia networking specialists in enlarging their horizon to get a more complete view of their field of work.

Multimedia Networking and Applications  Aug 5, 2002
Multimedia, the synergistic use of text, audio, and video in a variety of interactive devices, promises to enable new ways to learn, work, govern, and play. Just what combinations and/or applications of media will work effectively and/or efficiently remains to be discovered. This nineteen chapter collection draws upon a diverse set of international contributors from thirteen countries working in the forefront of this technology. This chapters in this book address many dimensions of multimedia networking and begin to illuminate many of the underexplored multimedia opportunities. Multimedia Networking: Technology, Management and Applications addresses a broad range of topics ranging from technical issues such as multimedia protocols and synchronization in distributed environments to the high level applications that multimedia infrastructures and networks will enable such as multimedia collaboration and mobile multimedia communication and computation over wireless networks. This book can be valuable to students, researchers, and professionals learning about, working in, or researching multimedia networking.

Depending upon the reader's background and/or objectives, the book offers a very broad introduction to the topic. If the reader is a network engineer, they will find most chapters that address issues of quality of service, multicasting for efficient bandwidth utilization, and mobile multimedia over wireless network. On the other hand, if the reader is an application developer, they will find reports on Internet multimedia applications, multimedia collaboration, and electronic commerce. The interdependencies between the higher level multimedia applications and underlying networking infrastructure is made explicit by having these diverse perspectives appear within a single collection. Accordingly, this text will find readership in academic, industrial and government settings for a number of purposes including education, research, and innovation.


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