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Cloud Computing and Digital Media
Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications

ISBN 9780429099649
Published March 7, 2014 by Chapman & Hall
423 Pages

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Book Description

Cloud Computing and Digital Media: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications presents the fundamentals of cloud and media infrastructure, novel technologies that integrate digital media with cloud computing, and real-world applications that exemplify the potential of cloud computing for next-generation digital media. It brings together technologies for media/data communication, elastic media/data storage, security, authentication, cross-network media/data fusion, interdevice media interaction/reaction, data centers, PaaS, SaaS, and more.

The book covers resource optimization for multimedia cloud computing—a key technical challenge in adopting cloud computing for various digital media applications. It describes several important new technologies in cloud computing and digital media, including query processing, semantic classification, music retrieval, mobile multimedia, and video transcoding. The book also illustrates the profound impact of emerging health-care and educational applications of cloud computing.

Covering an array of state-of-the-art research topics, this book will help you understand the techniques and applications of cloud computing, the interaction/reaction of mobile devices, and digital media/data processing and communication.

Table of Contents

Mobile Multimedia Cloud Computing: An Overview. Resource Optimization for Multimedia Cloud Computing. Supporting Practices in Professional Communities Using Mobile Cloud Services. GPU and Cloud Computing for Two Paradigms of Music Information Retrieval. Video Transcode Scheduling for MPEG-DASH in Cloud Environments. Cloud-Based Intelligent Tutoring Mechanism for Pervasive Learning.Multiple-Query Processing and Optimization Techniques for Multi-Tenant Databases. Large-Scale Correlation-Based Semantic Classification Using MapReduce. Efficient Join Query Processing on the Cloud. Development of a Framework for the Desktop Grid Federation of Game Tree Search Applications. Research on the Scene 3D Reconstruction from Internet Photo Collections Based on Cloud Computing. Pearly User Interfaces for Cloud Computing: First Experience in Health-Care IT. Standardized Multimedia Data in Health-Care Applications. Digital Rights Management in the Cloud. Cloud Computing and Adult Literacy: How Cloud Computing Can Sustain the Promise of Adult Learning. Index.

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