Multimedia Communications: Directions and Innovations (Communications, Networking and Multimedia)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
9780122821608: Multimedia Communications: Directions and Innovations (Communications, Networking and Multimedia)

The rapid advances and industry demands for networked delivery of information and pictures through computer networks and cable television has created a need for new techniques and standards for the packaging and delivery of digital information. Multimedia Communications presents the latest information from industry and academic experts on all standards, methods and protocols. Internet protocols for wireless communications, transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access, ATM and ISDN chapters, videoconferencing standards, speech and audio coding standards, multi-casting and image compression techniques are included.
* Latest Internet protocols for wireless communications
* Transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access
* ATM and ISDN chapters
* Videoconferencing standards
* Speech and audio coding standards
* Multi-casting
* Latest image compression techniques

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Preface

This book is a collection of invited chapters on multimedia communications contributed by experts in the field. We use the term multimedia communications to encompass the delivery of multiple media content such as text, graphics, voice, video, still images, and audio over communications networks to users. Note that several of these media types may be part of a particular interaction between (or among) users, and thus we are not simply considering networks that support different traffic types. We are specifically interested in applications that incorporate multiple media types to deliver the desired information. Example applications of interest include two-way, multipoint videoconferencing and one-way streaming of video and audio in conjunction with text or graphical data.
The topics covered in the book were carefully selected to provide critical background material on multimedia communications and to expose the reader to key aspects of the hottest areas in the field. Chapter 1, Multimedia Communications: Source Representations, Networks, and Applications, provides a context for the rest of the book, but each chapter is intended to stand alone and the chapters can be read in any order so that readers may get the necessary information as efficiently as possible. Among the topics discussed are wireline network technologies and services, compression standards, video-on-demand, IP telephony, wideband wireless data, IP over wireless, transcoding of multimedia content, and multicasting. It would be difficult to find a more timely collection of topics in a single volume anywhere.
The book is intended for beginners and experts alike, and the chapters are descriptive in nature, focused primarily on the presentation of results, insights, and key concepts, with a minimum of mathematical analyses and abstraction. The beginner will be able to get a good overview of the field and an introduction to fundamental ideas, while the expert will be able to discern very quickly what technologies are critical to current applications and what technologies will form the basis for future services and products.
The authors are chosen from both industry and academia in order to give the reader as clear a view of current practices and future directions as possible. In reading these chapters myself, I am amazed at how much content the authors have been able to include in so few pages. I am most appreciative of these authors and their efforts, and I want to thank Joel Claypool at Academic Press for his guidance and patience. I hope that each reader finds this book of great value.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Gibson
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
bookscollection
(Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, Brand New, Softcover, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # ABESTTND6057

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.83
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Jerry D. Gibson
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
PRIORITY BOOKS
(springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Softcover Book, Condition: New. 1st Edition. [Please Read Carefully Before Buying], This Is An International Edition. Printed In Black and White. 318 pages, Book Cover And ISBN No May Be Different From US Edition. Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings Not For Sales In USA And Canada May Be Printed On The Cover Of The Book. Standard Shipping 7-14 Business Days. Expedited Shiping 4-8 Business Days. ***WE DO NOT ENTERTAIN BULK ORDERS.*** The Books May Be Ship From Overseas For Inventory Purpose. Bookseller Inventory # 316621

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Jerry D. Gibson
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
Nick Book House
(fresno, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Softcover International Edition, Printed in Black and White, Only USPS Media mail Shipping ONLY, Different ISBN, Same Content As US edition, Book Cover may be Different, in English Language. Bookseller Inventory # 12027

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Gibson
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Soft cover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
University Bookstore
(DELHI, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2011. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. This book is BRAND NEW Soft cover International edition with black and white printing. ISBN number & cover page may be different but contents identical to the US edition word by word. Book is in English language. Bookseller Inventory # UN-ELS-INRS-148

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.62
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by Academic Press
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Textbooksonweb
(New Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0122821602 --*NOTE NOTE NOTE*-- **FACULTATIVE/ALTERNATE EDITION**, ISBN AND COVER MAY DIFFERENT BUT TITLE,AUTHOR AND EDITION IS SAME. Bookseller Inventory # ALMX9788131221440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.18
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Jerry D. Gibson
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2000)
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2000. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 262 x 184 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The rapid advances and industry demands for networked delivery of information and pictures through computer networks and cable television has created a need for new techniques and standards for the packaging and delivery of digital information. Multimedia Communications presents the latest information from industry and academic experts on all standards, methods and protocols. Internet protocols for wireless communications, transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access, ATM and ISDN chapters, videoconferencing standards, speech and audio coding standards, multi-casting and image compression techniques are included. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780122821608

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 93.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2000)
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2000. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 262 x 184 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The rapid advances and industry demands for networked delivery of information and pictures through computer networks and cable television has created a need for new techniques and standards for the packaging and delivery of digital information. Multimedia Communications presents the latest information from industry and academic experts on all standards, methods and protocols. Internet protocols for wireless communications, transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access, ATM and ISDN chapters, videoconferencing standards, speech and audio coding standards, multi-casting and image compression techniques are included. This book contains: latest Internet protocols for wireless communications; transcoding of Internet multimedia for universal access; ATM and ISDN chapters; videoconferencing standards; speech and audio coding standards; multi-casting; and latest image compression techniques. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780122821608

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 98.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jerry D. Gibson
Published by Academic Pr (2000)
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Pr, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 318 pages. 10.00x7.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0122821602

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 129.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.36
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Published by Academic Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0122821602

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 138.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gibson, Jerry D.
Published by Academic Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 0122821602 ISBN 13: 9780122821608
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780122821608_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 142.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.09
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book