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Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications

Edited By

Borko Furht

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ISBN 9780849318580
Published December 29, 1998 by CRC Press
888 Pages

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Book Description

Today, multimedia applications on the Internet are still in their infancy. They include personalized communications, such as Internet telephone and videophone, and interactive applications, such as video-on-demand, videoconferencing, distance learning, collaborative work, digital libraries, radio and television broadcasting, and others.
Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, a companion to the author's Handbook of Multimedia Computing probes the development of systems supporting Internet and multimedia applications. Part one introduces basic multimedia and Internet concepts, user interfaces, standards, authoring techniques and tools, and video browsing and retrieval techniques. Part two covers multimedia and communications systems, including distributed multimedia systems, visual information systems, multimedia messaging and news systems, conference systems, and many others. Part three presents contemporary Internet and multimedia applications including multimedia education, interactive movies, multimedia document systems, multimedia broadcasting over the Internet, and mobile multimedia.

Table of Contents

Tools and Standards
Middleware Platforms to Support Multimedia Applications, J. Bates
DAVIC and Multimedia Standards, H. Kalva, H. Okuda, S.-F. Chang, and A. Eleftheriadis
Interactive Multimedia User Interfaces, M. Blattner
Content-Based Image Indexing and Retrieval, H. J. Zhang
Cross-Modal Information Retrieval and Applications, C. B. Owen and F. Makedon
Automatic and Dynamic Video Manipulation, J. Chung-Mong Lee, Q. Li, and W. Xiong
Detection and Recognition of Television Commercials, R. Lienhart, C. Kuhmuench, and W. Effelsberg
Authoring Techniques for Temporal Scenarios of Multimedia Documents, M. Jourdan, N. Layaida, and C. Roisin
Generating Hypermedia Documents from Transcriptions of Television Programs Using Parallel Text Alignment, D. C. Gibbon
Quality of Service in Networked Multimedia Systems, K. Nahrstedt
An Experimental Study of Multimedia Applications over International ATM Networks, H. Fujii, Y. Harada, S. Tanimoto, S. Kihara, H. Miyashiro, K. Hokamura, M. Yamada, T. Kato, and L. Galasso
A Framework for Building Adaptive Continuous Media Applications Using Service Proxies, T. Nakajima
Multimedia Database Management Systems, K. Aberer, H. Thimm, and E. J. Neuhold
Multimedia Information Systems, S. Dustdar and M. C. Angelides
Distributed Multimedia Systems, V. O.K. Li and W.-J. Liao
Visual Information Systems, C.H.C. Leung and W.W.S. So
Interactive Systems for Learning and Teaching, W. Hall, S. White, and B. Park Woolf
Automatic Digital Video Production Concepts, G. Ahanger and T.D.C. Little
Multimedia Messaging Systems, A. Pizano, M. Yan, and A. Hsu
Multimedia News Systems, B. Falchuk and A. Karmouch
Multimedia Publishing Systems, S. A. Rebelsky, J. Ford, F. Makedon, and C. Owen
Conferencing and Collaborative Computing, E. M. Schooler
Video-on-Demand Systems, V. O.K. Li and W.-J. Liao
QoS Guarantees for Multimedia Traffic in Wireless Systems, O. Marques-Filho
Multimedia Education, R. Rada
Interactive Movies, R. Nakatsu and N. Tosa
Multimedia and Virtual Organizations, A. Michailidis and R. Rada
Multimedia Applications on the Internet, M. Wynblatt, D. Benson, and A. Hsu
Multimedia Document Systems from Authoring Perspective, P. Liu and L. H. Hsu
Multimedia Document Systems - Asian Perspective, H.H.S. Ip, K.C.K. Law, S.L. Chan, F.Y. Mong, and H.T.F. Wong
Delivering Interactive Services to Home Using Digital Video Broadcast Infrastructure, M. Milenkovic
Virtual Reality for Browsing Multimedia, A. Massari, L. Saladini, F. Sisinni, W. Napolitano, M. Hemmje, A. Paradiso, and M. Leissler
Multimedia in Control and Automation Applications, A. Guha and J. Huang
Multimedia Archiving, Logging, and Retrieval, R. Hjelsvold, S.-P. Liou, and R. Depommier
Hypermedia Systems and Applications, C. Chen and R. Rada
Java and Related Applications, K. Takeda and Y. Takefuji
Multimedia Broadcasting on the Internet, R. Westwater, J. Ice, and B. Furht,
Mobile Multimedia: Concepts, Services, and Systems, S. Chakraborty

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"…a comprehensive reference on advanced topics in the field of Internet and multimedia systems…Intended for researchers and practitioners in the areas of communications, computer science, consumer electronics, entertainment and electrical engineering… Beneficial as text or reference book for graduate courses in the multimedia computing area…This handbook is highly recommended for advanced researchers who want to familiarize themselves with the standards and research underlying current Internet and multimedia systems."
--E-STREAMS, Vol.4, No. 3