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Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications

1st Edition

Edited by Borko Furht

CRC Press

888 pages

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Hardback: 9780849318580
pub: 1998-12-29
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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.


"…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

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COMPUTERS / Internet / General