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Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks

1st Edition

Edited by Ce Zhu, Yuenan Li

CRC Press

512 pages | 256 B/W Illus.

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Wireless video communications encompass a broad range of issues and opportunities that serve as the catalyst for technical innovations. To disseminate the most recent advances in this challenging yet exciting field, Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals, recent technical achievements, challenges, and emerging trends in mobile and wireless video communications.

The editors have carefully selected a panel of researchers with expertise in diverse aspects of wireless video communication to cover a wide spectrum of topics, including the underlying theoretical fundamentals associated with wireless video communications, the transmission schemes tailored to mobile and wireless networks, quality metrics, the architectures of practical systems, as well as some novel directions. They address future directions, including Quality-of-Experience in wireless video communications, video communications over future networks, and 3D video communications.

The book presents a collection of tutorials, surveys, and original contributions, providing an up-to-date, accessible reference for further development of research and applications in mobile and wireless video communication systems. The range of coverage and depth of expertise make this book the go-to resource for facing current and future challenges in this field.


"The editors have presented a compilation of 15 peer-reviewed chapters from several well-known researchers in the area of wireless video technologies to provide an overview of the state of the art, challenges, and emerging trends. … The chapters in this book are written in a way that renders them useful for a broad spectrum of readers, from undergraduate students right to researchers/practitioners. All chapters have significant background information and also provide references for follow-up."

—Satyajayant Misra, from IEEE Wireless Communications, February 2015

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Mobile and Wireless Video Communications

Fundamentals of video coding

State-of-the-art video coding

Multiple description coding

Distributed video coding

Energy management of video coding

Power constraint video coding

R-D analysis and modeling

Relationship between power consumption and R-D performance

Rate control for wireless video communication

Introduction of wireless/mobile networks

Network coding for video communications

Joint source network coding

Game theoretic models for video communications

Wireless Video Communications: When Video Coding Meets Mobile and Wireless Networks

Multiple access for wireless video

Network-adaptive video communications

Video adaption for wireless communications

Video streaming over cognitive radio networks

Wireless P2P video streaming

Wireless video protocols and standards

Retransmission techniques for wireless video communications

Congestion control and traffic engineering for wireless video communications

Cross-layer design and optimization techniques for wireless video communications

Network technologies for emerging broadband multimedia services

Cloud/Grid-based content management and delivery

Multimedia in femtocells

Distributed multimedia networking

Green multimedia networking

Multimedia over future networks

Quality-of-Experience in Mobile and Wireless Video Communications

Metrics of Quality-of-Experience

Modeling of Quality-of-Experience in mobile and wireless video communications

Subjective testing methodologies of Quality-of-Experience

Quality-of-Experience support for video delivery over mobile and wireless networks

Quality-of-Experience based resource management

Quality-of-Experience feedback

Quality-of-Experience versus Quality-of-Service

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications