Fundamentals of Multimedia

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Author: Ze-Nian Li,Mark S. Drew,Jiangchuan Liu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 331905290X

Category: Computers

Page: 727

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This textbook introduces the “Fundamentals of Multimedia”, addressing real issues commonly faced in the workplace. The essential concepts are explained in a practical way to enable students to apply their existing skills to address problems in multimedia. Fully revised and updated, this new edition now includes coverage of such topics as 3D TV, social networks, high-efficiency video compression and conferencing, wireless and mobile networks, and their attendant technologies. Features: presents an overview of the key concepts in multimedia, including color science; reviews lossless and lossy compression methods for image, video and audio data; examines the demands placed by multimedia communications on wired and wireless networks; discusses the impact of social media and cloud computing on information sharing and on multimedia content search and retrieval; includes study exercises at the end of each chapter; provides supplementary resources for both students and instructors at an associated website.

Convergent Journalism

The Fundamentals of Multimedia Reporting

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Author: Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820474526

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Convergence is happening around the world. It represents a new form of reporting and may well be the future for journalism. Full convergence involves a radical change in approach and mindset among journalists and their managers. It involves a shared assignment desk where the key people, the multimedia assignment editors, assess each news event on its merits and send the most appropriate people to the story. Convergence coverage should thus be driven by the significance of the news event. Depending on variables unique to each country and company, convergence is one of the most likely scenarios for media organizations around the world. This book explains the phenomenon of media convergence, defines what has been until recently a confusing topic, describes the main business models, provides case studies of successful convergent newsrooms around the world, and explains how to introduce convergence into the newsroom. Stephen Quinn provides a practical introduction to the changing landscape of news reporting, and has written a useful book for students and professionals alike.

Digitale Kommunikation

Vernetzen, Multimedia, Sicherheit

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Author: Christoph Meinel,Harald Sack

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540929223

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 422

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Internet und World Wide Web basieren auf dem Vermögen, Informationen und Medien jeder Art in digitalisierter Form über Nachrichtenkanäle zu transportieren und zu verbreiten. Die Autoren erläutern Grundlagen und geschichtliche Hintergründe der digitalen Kommunikation und geben einen Überblick über Methoden und Verfahren der Kodierung von Text-, Audio-, Grafik- und Videoinformation, die im Internet zur Anwendung kommen. Zahlreiche Abbildungen sowie Sachindex, Personenindex und Glossar zu jedem Kapitel erhöhen den praktischen Nutzen dieses Handbuchs.

Moderne Betriebssysteme

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Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827373427

Category: Betriebssystem

Page: 1239

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Principles of Multimedia

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Author: Ranjan Parekh,Ranjan

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780070588332

Category: Multimedia systems

Page: 727

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Multimedia Signals and Systems

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Author: Srdjan Stanković,Irena Orovic,Ervin Sejdić

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461442087

Category: Computers

Page: 349

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Multimedia signals include different data types (text, sound, graphics, picture, animations, video, etc.), which can be time-dependent (sound, video and animation) or spatially-dependent (images, text and graphics). Hence, the multimedia systems represent an interdisciplinary cross-section of the following areas: digital signal processing, computer architecture, computer networks and telecommunications. Multimedia Signals and Systems is an introductory text, designed for students or professionals and researchers in other fields, with a need to learn the basics of signals and systems. A considerable emphasis is placed on the analysis and processing of multimedia signals (audio, images, video). Additionally, the book connects these principles to other important elements of multimedia systems such as the analysis of optical media, computer networks, QoS, and digital watermarking.

Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition

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Author: Ling Guan,Yifeng He,Sun-Yuan Kung

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439830878

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 828

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As multimedia applications have become part of contemporary daily life, numerous paradigm-shifting technologies in multimedia processing have emerged over the last decade. Substantially updated with 21 new chapters, Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition explores the most recent advances in multimedia research and applications. This edition presents a comprehensive treatment of multimedia information mining, security, systems, coding, search, hardware, and communications as well as multimodal information fusion and interaction. Clearly divided into seven parts, the book begins with a section on standards, fundamental methods, design issues, and typical architectures. It then focuses on the coding of video and multimedia content before covering multimedia search, retrieval, and management. After examining multimedia security, the book describes multimedia communications and networking and explains the architecture design and implementation for multimedia image and video processing. It concludes with a section on multimedia systems and applications. Written by some of the most prominent experts in the field, this updated edition provides readers with the latest research in multimedia processing and equips them with advanced techniques for the design of multimedia systems.

Multimedia Fundamentals, Volume 1

Media Coding and Content Processing

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Author: Ralf Steinmetz,Klara Nahrstedt

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132441772

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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The state-of-the-art in multimedia content analysis, media foundations, and compression Covers digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation Includes real-world project sets that help you build and test your expertise By two of the world's leading experts in advanced multimedia systems development The practical, example-rich guide to media coding and content processing for every multimedia developer. From DVDs to the Internet, media coding and content processing are central to the effective delivery of high-quality multimedia. In this book, two of the field's leading experts introduce today's state-of-the-art, presenting realistic examples and projects designed to help implementers create multimedia systems with unprecedented performance. Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt introduce the fundamental characteristics of digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation; demonstrate powerful new approaches to content analysis and compression; and share expert insights into system and end-user issues every advanced multimedia professional must understand. Coverage includes: Generic characteristics of multimedia and data streams, and their impact on multimedia system design Essential audio concepts and representation techniques: sound perception, psychoacoustics, music, MIDI, Speech signals, and related I/O and transmission issues Graphics and image characteristics: image formats, analysis, synthesis, reconstruction, and output Video signals, television formats, digitization, and computer-based animation issues Fundamental compression methods: run-length, Huffman, and subband coding Multimedia compression standards: JPEG, H.232, and various MPEG techniques Optical storage technologies and techniques: CD-DA, CD-ROM, DVD, and beyond Content processing techniques: Image analysis, video processing, cut detection, and audio analysis First in an authoritative 3-volume set on tomorrow's robust multimedia desktop: real-time audio, video, and streaming media. Multimedia Fundamentals offers a single, authoritative source for the knowledge and techniques you need to succeed with any advanced multimedia development project. Look for Volume 2 focusing on networking and operating system-related issues, and Volume 3 focusing on service and application issues.

Readings in Multimedia Computing and Networking

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Author: Kevin Jeffay,Hong Jiang Zhang

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080515830

Category: Computers

Page: 700

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Readings in Multimedia Computing and Networking captures the broad areas of research and developments in this burgeoning field, distills the key findings, and makes them accessible to professionals, researchers, and students alike. For the first time, the most influential and innovative papers on these topics are presented in a cohesive form, giving shape to the diverse area of multimedia computing. The seminal moments are recorded by a dozen visionaries in the field and each contributing editor provides a context for their area of research by way of a thoughtful, focused chapter introduction. The volume editors, Kevin Jeffay and HongJiang Zhang, offer further incisive interpretations of past and present developments in this area, including those within media and content processing, operating systems, and networking support for multimedia. This book will provide you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and practical issues at work in the field's continuing evolution. * Offers an in-depth look at the technical challenges in multimedia and provides real and potential solutions that promise to expand the role of multimedia in business, entertainment, and education. * Examines in Part One issues at the heart of multimedia processes: the means by which multimedia data are coded, compressed, indexed, retrieved, and otherwise manipulated. * Examines in Part Two the accommodation of these processes by storage systems, operating systems, network protocols, and applications. * Written by leading researchers, the introductions give shape to a field that is continually defining itself and place the key research findings in context to those who need to understand the state-of-the art developments.

Programmverifikation

Sequentielle, parallele und verteilte Programme

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Author: Krzysztof R. Apt,Ernst-Rüdiger Olderog

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642579477

Category: Computers

Page: 258

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Internet Multimedia Communications Using SIP

A Modern Approach Including Java® Practice

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Author: Rogelio Martinez Perea

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0080557376

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) was conceived in 1996 as a signaling protocol for inviting users to multimedia conferences. With this development, the next big Internet revolution silently started. That was the revolution which would end up converting the Internet into a total communication system which would allow people to talk to each other, see each other, work collaboratively or send messages in real time. Internet telephony and, in general, Internet multimedia, is the new revolution today and SIP is the key protocol which allows this revolution to grow. The book explains, in tutorial fashion, the underlying technologies that enable real-time IP multimedia communication services in the Internet (voice, video, presence, instant messaging, online picture sharing, white-boarding, etc). Focus is on session initiation protocol (SIP) but also covers session description protocol (SDP), Real-time transport protocol (RTP), and message session relay protocol (MSRP). In addition, it will also touch on other application-related protocols and refer to the latest research work in IETF and 3GPP about these topics. (3GPP stands for "third-generation partnership project" which is a collaboration agreement between ETSI (Europe), ARIB/TTC (Japan), CCSA (China), ATIS (North America) and TTA (South Korea).) The book includes discussion of leading edge theory (which is key to really understanding the technology) accompanied by Java examples that illustrate the theoretical concepts. Throughout the book, in addition to the code snippets, the reader is guided to build a simple but functional IP soft-phone therefore demonstrating the theory with practical examples. This book covers IP multimedia from both a theoretical and practical point of view focusing on letting the reader understand the concepts and put them into practice using Java. It includes lots of drawings, protocol diagrams, UML sequence diagrams and code snippets that allow the reader to rapidly understand the concepts. Focus on HOW multimedia communications over the Internet works to allow readers to really understand and implement the technology Explains how SIP works, including many programming examples so the reader can understand abstract concepts like SIP dialogs, SIP transactions, etc. It is not focused on just VoIP. It looks At a wide array of enhanced communication services related to SIP enabling the reader put this technology into practice. Includes nearly 100 references to the latest standards and working group activities in the IETF, bringing the reader completely up to date. Provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a basic, though functional, IP soft-phone allowing the reader to put concepts into practice. For advanced readers, the book also explains how to build a SIP proxy and a SIP registrar to enhance one's expertise and marketability in this fast moving area.

Computer Fundamentals

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Author: Anita Goel

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131733097

Category: Computers

Page: 500

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Multimedia Information Retrieval and Management

Technological Fundamentals and Applications

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Author: David Feng,W.C. Siu,Hong Jiang Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662053004

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 476

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Everything you ever wanted to know about multimedia retrieval and management. This comprehensive book offers a full picture of the cutting-edge technologies necessary for a profound introduction to the field. Leading experts also cover a broad range of practical applications.

Multimedia Systems

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Author: Ralf Steinmetz,Klara Nahrstedt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540408673

Category: Computers

Page: 466

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Multimedia Systems discusses the basic characteristics of multimedia operating systems, networking and communication, and multimedia middleware systems. The overall goal of the book is to provide a broad understanding of multimedia systems and applications in an integrated manner: a multimedia application and its user interface must be developed in an integrated fashion with underlying multimedia middleware, operating systems, networks, security, and multimedia devices. Fundamental characteristics of multimedia operating and distributed communication systems are presented, especially scheduling algorithms and other OS supporting approaches for multimedia applications with soft-real-time deadlines, multimedia file systems and servers with their decision algorithms for data placement, scheduling and buffer management, multimedia communication, transport, and streaming protocols, services with their error control, congestion control and other Quality of Service aware and adaptive algorithms, synchronization services with their skew control methods, and group communication with their group coordinating algorithms and other distributed services.

Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering

Fundamentals, Algorithms, and Standards

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Author: Yun Q. Shi,Huifang Sun

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420049794

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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Advanced technologies have increased demands for visual information and higher quality video frames, as with 3-D movies, games, and HDTV. This taxes the available technologies and creates a gap between the huge amount of visual data required for multimedia applications and the still-limited hardware capabilities. Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering bridges the gap with concise, authoritative information on video and image coding. The tutorial provides a solid, comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals and algorithms of coding and details all of the relevant international coding standards. It presents recent findings on defining methods for generating high quality video bitstreams. The authors present recent research results and cover emerging technologies. With the growing popularity of the applications that use large amounts of visual data, image and video coding is an active and dynamic field. Coverage of both image and video compression in this book yields a unique, self-contained reference, appropriate for all related professions. Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering builds a basis for future study, research, and development.

Multimedia Fundamentals: Media coding and content processing

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Author: Ralf Steinmetz,Klara Nahrstedt

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130313997

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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The state-of-the-art in multimedia content analysis, media foundations, and compression Covers digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation Includes real-world project sets that help you build and test your expertise By two of the world's leading experts in advanced multimedia systems development The practical, example-rich guide to media coding and content processing for every multimedia developer. From DVDs to the Internet, media coding and content processing are central to the effective delivery of high-quality multimedia. In this book, two of the field's leading experts introduce today's state-of-the-art, presenting realistic examples and projects designed to help implementers create multimedia systems with unprecedented performance. Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt introduce the fundamental characteristics of digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation; demonstrate powerful new approaches to content analysis and compression; and share expert insights into system and end-user issues every advanced multimedia professional must understand. Coverage includes: Generic characteristics of multimedia and data streams, and their impact on multimedia system design Essential audio concepts and representation techniques: sound perception, psychoacoustics, music, MIDI, Speech signals, and related I/O and transmission issues Graphics and image characteristics: image formats, analysis, synthesis, reconstruction, and output Video signals, television formats, digitization, and computer-based animation issues Fundamental compression methods: run-length, Huffman, and subband coding Multimedia compression standards: JPEG, H.232, and various MPEG techniques Optical storage technologies and techniques: CD-DA, CD-ROM, DVD, and beyond Content processing techniques: Image analysis, video processing, cut detection, and audio analysis First in an authoritative 3-volume set on tomorrow's robust multimedia desktop: real-time audio, video, and streaming media. Multimedia Fundamentals offers a single, authoritative source for the knowledge and techniques you need to succeed with any advanced multimedia development project. Look for Volume 2 focusing on networking and operating system-related issues, and Volume 3 focusing on service and application issues.

Multimedia Applications

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Author: Ralf Steinmetz,Klara Nahrstedt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540408499

Category: Computers

Page: 245

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Multimedia Applications discusses the basic characteristics of multimedia document handling, programming, security, human computer interfaces, and multimedia application services. The overall goal of the book is to provide a broad understanding of multimedia systems and applications in an integrated manner: a multimedia application and its user interface must be developed in an integrated fashion with underlying multimedia middleware, operating systems, networks, security, and multimedia devices. Fundamental information and properties of hypermedia document handling, multimedia security and various aspects of multimedia applications are presented, especially about document handling and their standards, programming of multimedia applications, design of multimedia information at human computer interfaces, multimedia security challenges such as encryption and watermarking, multimedia in education, as well as multimedia applications to assist preparation, processing and application of multimedia content.

Fundamentals of Relational Database Management Systems

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Author: S. Sumathi,S. Esakkirajan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540483977

Category: Computers

Page: 776

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of fundamentals of database management system. It contains a detailed description on Relational Database Management System Concepts. There are a variety of solved examples and review questions with solutions. This book is for those who require a better understanding of relational data modeling, its purpose, its nature, and the standards used in creating relational data model.