Syed M. Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman Syed is currently a professor at the Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA. He worked in several other institutions around the world including North Dakota State University in USA (1999), Monash University in Australia (1993-98), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET, 1982- 92) and Ganz Electric Works in Budapest (1980-82), etc. He was the head of the department of Computer Science and Engineering of BUET from 1986 to 1992. He shouldered the responsibilities of developing its undergraduate and postgraduate course curriculum, infrastructure and laboratories from its foundation. He is widely acknowledged to have been able to develop the department from scratch as the first and best department in the country. He is co-chairing and is involved as a program/organizing member in a number of international conferences. He obtained his doctoral degree from Budapest Technical University in 1980. He supervised more than 30 research projects leading to Masters and Ph.D. degrees. His research interests include electronic commerce systems, multimedia computing and communications, image processing and retrieval, computational intelligence, pattern recognition, distributed processing and security. He has published 100+ research papers in his areas of interest. He is the co-editor-in-chief of the Tamkang Journal of Science and Engineering - an International Journal. He is also involved in the editorial review committee of few journals such as Annals of Cases on Information Technology Applications and Management in Organizations and Journal of Global Information Management. He is the guest editor of the IEEE Multimedia July-September issue on Distance Learning.


Interactive Multimedia Systems
Syed M. Rahman. © 2002. 316 pages.
Multimedia technology has the potential to evolve the paradigm of end user computing, from the interactive text and graphics model that has developed since the 1950s, into one...