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1st Edition

Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks

Edited By

Ce Zhu


Yuenan Li

ISBN 9781138072909
Published March 29, 2017 by CRC Press
520 Pages 256 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

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

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"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