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|Video Surveillance Techniques and Technologies
Security video surveillance systems, such as homeland security and national defense, rely on specific mathematical algorithms in order to run effectively. It is essential for these parameters to be understood in order to design and create a successful system.
Video Surveillance Techniques and...
Multimedia Data Engineering Applications and Processing
Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu.
With a variety of media types, multimedia data engineering has emerged as a new opportunity to create techniques and tools that empower the development of the next generation of multimedia databases and information systems. Multimedia Data Engineering Applications and Processing presents different...
Enhancing Instruction with Visual Media: Utilizing Video and Lecture Capture
Ellen G Smyth, John X. Volker.
One of the benefits of the constantly expanding world of technology is the new and improved technologies that allow students to not only benefit from this integration, but to also come to prefer a more technologically savvy instruction style. Enhancing Instruction with Visual Media: Utilizing Video and...
Quantitative Semantics and Soft Computing Methods for the Web: Perspectives and Applications
Ramon F. Brena, Adolfo Guzman-Arenas.
The Internet has been acknowledged as a recent technological revolution, due to its significant impact on society as a whole. Nevertheless, precisely due to its impact, limitations of the current Internet are becoming apparent; in particular, its inability to automatically take into account the meaning...
Advancements in Distributed Computing and Internet Technologies: Trends and Issues
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Mukaddim Pathan, Hae Young Lee.
The benefits of distributed computing are evidenced by the increased functionality, retrieval capability, and reliability it provides for a number of networked applications. The growth of the Internet into a critical part of daily life has encouraged further study on how data can better be transferred...
Methods and Innovations for Multimedia Database Content Management
Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu.
Multimedia and its rich semantics are profligate in today’s digital environment. Databases and content management systems serve as essential tools to ensure that the endless supply of multimedia content are indexed and remain accessible to end users. Methods and Innovations for Multimedia Database...
Streaming Media Architectures, Techniques, and Applications: Recent Advances
Ce Zhu, Yuenan Li, Xiamu Niu.
Streaming media is one of the most exciting and active research topics with continuing significant progress in the multimedia area, where streaming media has been experiencing dramatic growth and stepped into mainstream media communications. Streaming Media Architectures, Techniques, and Applications...
Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development
Raul Aquino-Santos, Víctor Rangel-Licea, Arthur Edwards-Block.
Mobile ad-hoc networks have attracted considerable attention and interest from the commercial sector as well as the standards community. Many new ad-hoc networking applications have been conceived to help enable new commercial and personal communication beyond the domain of tactical networks, including...
Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing: Evolving Technologies and Ubiquitous Impacts
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Fernando Moreira.
Mobility and Computing have experienced an amazing evolution during the last decade, impacting business, economy, and society, enabling new organizational models, new ways of working, new inter-organizational dynamics, increased flexibility, efficiency, and effectiveness in all sectors of activity.
Gaming and Simulations: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Research on the development, design, use, and evaluation of electronic games and simulations is essential to the understanding of their numerous roles and applications. Gaming and Simulations: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications unites fundamental research on the history, current...
Designing Games for Ethics: Models, Techniques and Frameworks
Karen Schrier, David Gibson.
As games become increasingly embedded into everyday life, understanding the ethics of their creation and use, as well as their potential for practicing ethical thinking, becomes more relevant. Designing Games for Ethics: Models, Techniques and Frameworks brings together the diverse and growing...
Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications: New Technologies
Ismail Khalil, Edgar R. Weippl.
We are living in a world of mobile multimedia. The field of mobile computing and multimedia is expanding in an unprecedented pace. Indicators are the rapidly increasing penetration of the smart phones and other mobile devices market around the world, which is growing nearly twice as fast as the desktop...
International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM)
Recent advances in computing, networking, storage, and information technology have enabled the collection and distribution of vast amounts of multimedia data in a variety of applications such as entertainment, education, environmental protection, e-commerce, public safety, digital government, homeland...
Advanced Techniques in Multimedia Watermarking: Image, Video and Audio Applications
Ali Mohammad Al-Haj.
In recent years, the tremendous advancement of digital technology has increased the ease with which digital multimedia files are stored, transmitted, and reproduced. Because traditional copyright methods are unsuitable for establishing ownership, digital watermarking is considered one of the best...
Two Spatial Watermarking Techniques for Digital Images
Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Liana Stanescu, Marian Cristian Mihaescu.
The rapid growth of digital multimedia technologies brings tremendous attention to the field of digital authentication. Digital watermarking has become widely recognized as an effective measure for copyright protection of multimedia data. The owner or the distributor of the digital images can insert a...
Data Secrecy: An FFT Approach
This chapter describes a framework for image hiding that exploits spectral properties of the Fourier magnitude and phase of natural images. The theory is that as long as the Fourier phase of an image is maintained intact, the overall appearance of an image remains specious if the Fourier magnitude of...
Color in Image Watermarking
Gaël Chareyron, Jérôme Da Rugna, Alain Trémeau.
This chapter summarizes the state-of-the-art color techniques used in the emerging field of image watermarking. It is now well understood that a color approach is required when it comes to deal with security, steganography and watermarking applications of multimedia contents. Indeed, consumers and...
From Watermarking to In-Band Enrichment: Theoretical and Applicative Trends
Mihai Mitrea, Françoise Prêteux.
Fostered by the emerging Knowledge Society, the enriched media is nowadays a very challenging research topic, be it considered either from academic or from industrial perspectives. In its largest acceptation, enriched media refers to all possible associations established between some original data...
Audio Watermarking: State-of-the-Art
Dejan Drajic, Nedeljko Cvejic.
In this chapter, the authors recapitulate the background and the state-of-the-art of digital audio watermarking, including descriptions of audio watermarking algorithms and malicious attacks against these algorithms. The areas in which audio watermarking has been implemented and the possible future...
Watermarking Audio Signals for Copyright Protection Using ICA
B. R. Matam, David Lowe.
The protection or tracking of content transmitted via digital time series data is an important and under-researched area of watermarking. In this chapter a discussion of information hiding in the context of copyright protection of audio signals, an example of time series data is presented. Independent...
Deterring Text Document Piracy with Text Watermarking
Rakesh Kumar Mishra.
Protecting copyright of a digital content is gaining momentum and has been suitably complemented by technological innovations. Literature piracy, though not being given much attention, constitutes a major bulk. Unlike audio and video, text piracy is not complemented by IT solutions except for certain...
Blind Watermarking of Three-Dimensional Meshes: Review, Recent Advances and Future Opportunities
Kai Wang, Guillaume Lavoué, Florence Denis, Atilla Baskurt.
Digital watermarking of three-dimensional (3-D) meshes has numerous potential applications and has received more and more attention from both academic researchers and industrial practitioners. This chapter focuses on the study of blind mesh watermarking techniques, which do not need the original cover...