Advances in Multimedia and Interactive Technologies (AMIT): 30 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues (National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil & Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Beira Interior, Portugal)
ISSN: 2327-929X|EISSN: 2327-9303
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Description

Traditional forms of media communications are continuously being challenged. The emergence of user-friendly web-based applications such as social media and Web 2.0 has expanded into everyday society, providing an interactive structure to media content such as images, audio, video, and text.

The Advances in Multimedia and Interactive Technologies (AMIT) Book Series investigates the relationship between multimedia technology and the usability of web applications. This series aims to highlight evolving research on interactive communication systems, tools, applications, and techniques to provide researchers, practitioners, and students of information technology, communication science, media studies, and many more with a comprehensive examination of these multimedia technology trends.

Topics Covered

  • Audio Signals
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Games
  • Digital Images
  • Digital Technology
  • Digital Watermarking
  • Gaming Media
  • Internet Technologies
  • Mobile Learning
  • Multimedia Services
  • Multimedia Streaming
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Social Networking
  • Web Technologies

Titles in Series

Image Retrieval and Analysis Using Text and Fuzzy Shape Features: Emerging Research and Opportunities
P. Sumathy (Bharathidasan University, India), P. Shanmugavadivu (Gandhigram Rural Institute, India), A. Vadivel (SRM University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 137 pages.
Multimedia information retrieval focuses on the tools of processing and searching that are applicable to the content-based management of new multimedia documents. It...
Real-Time Face Detection, Recognition, and Tracking System in LabVIEW™: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Manimehala Nadarajan (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia), Muralindran Mariappan (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia), Rosalyn R. Porle (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2018. 140 pages.
Face detection systems have undergone significant improvements in recent years with the rise of new technologies. This has created a wide range of different applicat...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Concepts in Real-Time Image and Video Processing
Md. Imtiyaz Anwar (National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India), Arun Khosla (National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India), Rajiv Kapoor (Delhi Technological University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 504 pages.
Technological advancements have created novel applications for image and video processing. With these developments, real-world processing problems can be solved more...
Transforming Gaming and Computer Simulation Technologies across Industries
Brock Dubbels (McMaster University, Canada)
Copyright © 2017. 297 pages.
In recent years, digital technologies have become more ubiquitous and integrated into everyday life. While once reserved mostly for personal uses, video games and si...
Feature Detectors and Motion Detection in Video Processing
Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, Kolkata, India), Amira Ashour (Tanta University, Egypt), Prasenjit Kr. Patra (Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2017. 328 pages.
Video is one of the most important forms of multimedia available, as it is utilized for security purposes, to transmit information, promote safety, and provide enter...
Mobile Application Development, Usability, and Security
Sougata Mukherjea (IBM, India)
Copyright © 2017. 320 pages.
The development of mobile technology has experienced exponential growth in recent years. Mobile devices are ubiquitous in modern society, impacting both our personal...
Applied Video Processing in Surveillance and Monitoring Systems
Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, Kolkata, India), Amira Ashour (Tanta University, Egypt), Suvojit Acharjee (National Institute of Technology Agartala, India)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
Video monitoring has become a vital aspect within the global society as it helps prevent crime, promote safety, and track daily activities such as traffic. As techno...
Intelligent Analysis of Multimedia Information
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Hrishikesh Bhaumik (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Sourav De (The University of Burdwan, India), Goran Klepac (University College for Applied Computer Engineering Algebra, Croatia & Raiffeisenbank Austria, Croatia)
Copyright © 2017. 520 pages.
Multimedia represents information in novel and varied formats. One of the most prevalent examples of continuous media is video. Extracting underlying data from these...
Emerging Technologies and Applications for Cloud-Based Gaming
P. Venkata Krishna (VIT University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 314 pages.
Online gaming is widely popular and gaining more user attention every day. Computer game industries have made considerable growth in terms of design and development,...
Digital Tools for Computer Music Production and Distribution
Dionysios Politis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Miltiadis Tsalighopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis Iglezakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 291 pages.
It is clear that the digital age has fully embraced music production, distribution, and transcendence for a vivid audience that demands more music both in quantity a...
Contemporary Research on Intertextuality in Video Games
Christophe Duret (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada), Christian-Marie Pons (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)
Copyright © 2016. 363 pages.
Culture is dependent upon intertextuality to fuel the consumption and production of new media. The notion of intertextuality has gone through many iterations, but wh...
Trends in Music Information Seeking, Behavior, and Retrieval for Creativity
Petros Kostagiolas (Ionian University, Greece), Konstantina Martzoukou (Robert Gordon University, UK), Charilaos Lavranos (Ionian University, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 388 pages.
In the literature of information science, a number of studies have been carried out attempting to model cognitive, affective, behavioral, and contextual factors asso...
Emerging Perspectives on the Mobile Content Evolution
Juan Miguel Aguado (University of Murcia, Spain), Claudio Feijóo (Technical University of Madrid, Spain & Tongji University, China), Inmaculada J. Martínez (University of Murcia, Spain)
Copyright © 2016. 438 pages.
In less than a decade, mobile technology has revolutionized our cultures, societies, and economies by impacting both personal and professional aspects of human life....
Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems
Dimitris Kanellopoulos (University of Patras, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 448 pages.
Innovations in multimedia technology have truly revolutionized communication, transforming the definitions of text, audio, and visual information through hybrid comb...
Emerging Research and Trends in Gamification
Harsha Gangadharbatla (University of Colorado Boulder, USA), Donna Z. Davis (University of Oregon, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 455 pages.
Game design has shifted from the development of games for entertainment to the creation of games with a more meaningful purpose. Game principles and theories can be...
Experimental Multimedia Systems for Interactivity and Strategic Innovation
Ioannis Deliyannis (Ionian University, Greece), Petros Kostagiolas (Ionian University, Greece), Christina Banou (Ionian University, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 378 pages.
Multimedia has evolved with the introduction of interaction, allowing and encouraging users to control and navigate through content. Experimental multimedia is a new...
Design Strategies and Innovations in Multimedia Presentations
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 589 pages.
Multimedia is currently used in a variety of contexts, from social interaction to educational and business settings. The richness of the multimedia experience and it...
Cases on the Societal Effects of Persuasive Games
Dana Ruggiero (Bath Spa University, UK)
Copyright © 2014. 345 pages.
Like all other forms of modern media, video games impact society and human behavior in often surprising ways. Understanding the growing effect of digital entertainme...
Video Surveillance Techniques and Technologies
Vesna Zeljkovic (New York Institute of Technology, Nanjing Campus, China)
Copyright © 2014. 369 pages.
Security video surveillance systems, such as homeland security and national defense, rely on specific mathematical algorithms in order to run effectively. It is esse...
Techniques and Principles in Three-Dimensional Imaging: An Introductory Approach
Martin Richardson (De Montfort University, UK)
Copyright © 2014. 324 pages.
The current progression of 3-D imaging is part of a photonics revolution that continues to discover new human needs and ever-greater potential. Updating the content...
Computational Solutions for Knowledge, Art, and Entertainment: Information Exchange Beyond Text
Anna Ursyn (University of Northern Colorado, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 511 pages.
As interactive application software such as apps, installations, and multimedia presentations have become pervasive in everyday life, more and more computer scientis...
Perceptions of Knowledge Visualization: Explaining Concepts through Meaningful Images
Anna Ursyn (University of Northern Colorado, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 418 pages.
Multisensory perception is emerging as an important factor in shaping current lifestyles. Therefore, computer scientists, engineers, and technology experts are ackno...
Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing
Richard E. Ferdig (Research Center for Educational Technology - Kent State University, USA), Kristine E. Pytash (Kent State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 352 pages.
While traditional writing is typically understood as a language based on the combination of words, phrases, and sentences to communicate meaning, modern technologies...
Multimedia Information Hiding Technologies and Methodologies for Controlling Data
Kazuhiro Kondo (Yamagata University, Japan)
Copyright © 2013. 497 pages.
The widespread use of high-speed networks has made the global distribution of digital media contents readily available in an instant. As a result, data hiding was cr...
Media in the Ubiquitous Era: Ambient, Social and Gaming Media
Artur Lugmayr (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Helja Franssila (University of Tampere, Finland), Pertti Näränen (TAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland), Olli Sotamaa (University of Tampere, Finland), Jukka Vanhala (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Zhiwen Yu (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China)
Copyright © 2012. 312 pages.
Media in the ubiquitous area is undergoing a tremendous change. Social media and Web 2.0 are applied in ever more diverse practices both in private and public commun...
Multimedia Services and Streaming for Mobile Devices: Challenges and Innovations
Alvaro Suarez Sarmiento (Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain), Elsa Macias Lopez (Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 350 pages.
Multimedia services facilitate the real-time processing and communication of images, audio, and text. The convergence of computer communication and telecommunication...
Online Multimedia Advertising: Techniques and Technologies
Xian-Sheng Hua (Microsoft Research Asia, China), Tao Mei (Microsoft Research Asia, China), Alan Hanjalic (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
Copyright © 2011. 352 pages.
The explosive growth of multimedia data on the web creates significant opportunities for multimedia advertising. Multimedia content becomes a natural information car...
Streaming Media Architectures, Techniques, and Applications: Recent Advances
Ce Zhu (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Yuenan Li (Harbin Institute of Technology, China), Xiamu Niu (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
Copyright © 2011. 502 pages.
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 ex...
Advanced Techniques in Multimedia Watermarking: Image, Video and Audio Applications
Ali Mohammad Al-Haj (Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan)
Copyright © 2010. 566 pages.
In recent years, the tremendous advancement of digital technology has increased the ease with which digital multimedia files are stored, transmitted, and reproduced....
Serious Game Design and Development: Technologies for Training and Learning
Jan Cannon-Bowers (University of Central Florida, USA), Clint Bowers (University of Central Florida, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 382 pages.
The increasing use of games in learning has drawn the attention of numerous disciplines within the scientific community now seeking to understand the nature of its e...

Editor(s) Biography

Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues [S’01, M’06, SM’06] is a professor and senior researcher at the National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil and senior researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal. He has been professor at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal and visiting professor at the University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Brazil. He received the Academic Title of Aggregated Professor in informatics engineering from UBI, the Habilitation in computer science and engineering from the University of Haute Alsace, France, a PhD degree in informatics engineering and an MSc degree from the UBI, and a five-year BSc degree (licentiate) in informatics engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research interests include e-health, sensor networks and IoT, vehicular communications, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. Prof. Joel is the leader of NetGNA Research Group (http://netgna.it.ubi.pt), the President of the scientific council at ParkUrbis – Covilhã Science and Technology Park, the Past-Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on eHealth, the Past-chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Software, Steering Committee member of the IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community and Publications co-Chair, and Member Representative of the IEEE Communications Society on the IEEE Biometrics Council. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal on E-Health and Medical Communications, the editor-in-chief of the Recent Advances on Communications and Networking Technology, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Multimedia Information Systems, and editorial board member of several high-reputed journals. He has been general chair and TPC Chair of many international conferences, including IEEE ICC, GLOBECOM, and HEALTHCOM. He is a member of many international TPCs and participated in several international conferences organization. He has authored or coauthored over 500 papers in refereed international journals and conferences, 3 books, and 2 patents. He had been awarded several Outstanding Leadership and Outstanding Service Awards by IEEE Communications Society and several best papers awards. Prof. Rodrigues is a licensed professional engineer (as senior member), member of the Internet Society, an IARIA fellow, and a senior member ACM and IEEE.

Editorial Advisory Board

Editor-in-Chief
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil & Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Beira Interior, Portugal

Editorial Advisory Board
Abel Gomes, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Angelos Antonopoulos, Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia (CTTC/CERCA), Spain
Chang Wen Chen, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Chonggang Wang, InterDigital Communications, United States
Constandinos Mavromoustakis, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Cristiano Bonato Both, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Brazil
Edmundo Madeira, IC - Institute of Computing, UNICAMP - University of Campinas, Brazil
Guangjie Han, Hohai University, China
Igor Ilin, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia
Jaime Lloret Mauri, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Jianwei Niu, Beihang University, China
José Luis Sevillano Ramo, ETS Ingeniería Informática, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mohsen Guizani, University of Idaho, United States
Neeraj Kumar, Thapar University, Patiala (Punjab), India
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Placido Pinheiro, Graduate Program in Applied Informatics/University of Fortaleza, Brazil
Sherali Zeadally, University of Kentucky, United States