Contemporary Challenges and Solutions for Mobile and Multimedia Technologies

Contemporary Challenges and Solutions for Mobile and Multimedia Technologies

Ismail Khalil (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria) and Edgar Weippl (Secure Business Austria - Security Research, Austria)
Release Date: October, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 399|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2163-3
ISBN13: 9781466621633|ISBN10: 146662163X|EISBN13: 9781466621640
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Description

Mobile computing and multimedia technologies continue to expand and change the way we interact with each other on a business and social level. With the increased use of mobile devices and the exchange of information over wireless networks, information systems are able to process and transmit multimedia data in various areas.

Contemporary Challenges and Solutions for Mobile and Multimedia Technologies provides comprehensive knowledge on the growth and changes in the field of multimedia and mobile technologies. This reference source highlights the advancements in mobile technology that are beneficial for developers, researchers, and designers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Active multimedia network
  • Content distribution architectures
  • Database for mobile systems
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
  • Mobile Multimedia Platform
  • Streaming media protocols
  • Wireless data services

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ismail Khalil (http://www.iiwas.org/ismail/) is a senior researcher and lecturer at the institute of telecooperation, Johanes Kepler University Linz, Austria, since October 2002. He is the president of the international organization of Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (@WAS). He holds a PhD in computer engineering and received his habilitation degree in applied computer science on his work on agents’ interaction in ubiquitous environments in May 2008. He currently teaches, consults, and conducts research in Mobile Multimedia, Cloud Computing, Agent Technologies, and the Semantic Web and is also interested in the broader business, social, and policy implications associated with the emerging information technologies. Before joining Johannes Kepler University of Linz, he was a research fellow at the Intelligent Systems Group at Utrecht University, Netherlands from 2001-2002 and the project manager of AgenCom project at the Software Competence Center Hagenberg - Austria from 2000-2001. Dr. Khalil has authored around 100 scientific publications, books, and book chapters. He is the editor of the Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia series, the book Mobile Multimedia: Communication Engineering Perspective, the book Multimedia Transcoding in Mobile and Wireless Networks, the book Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications: New Technologies and the book Advancing the Next-Generation of Mobile Computing: Emerging Technologies. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Web Information Systems (IJWIS), International Journal on Pervasive Computing and Communication (IJPCC) both published by Emerald Group publishing, UK, Journal of Mobile Multimedia (JMM) published by Rinton Press, USA, International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communication (IJMCMC) published by IGI Global, USA, Advances in Next Generation Mobile Multimedia book series published by IGI Global, USA, and Atlantis Ambient and Pervasive Intelligence book series published by Atlantis and Springer. He is on the editorial board of several international journals. His work has been published and presented at various conferences and workshops.
Edgar R. Weippl (CISSP, CISA, CISM) is Science Director of Secure Business Austria and an assistant professor at the Vienna University of Technology. His research focuses on applied concepts of IT-security and e-learning. Edgar has taught several tutorials on security issues in e-learning at international conferences, including ED-MEDIA 2003-2007 and E-Learn 2005. In 2005, he published Security in E-Learning (Springer). After graduating with a PhD from the Vienna University of Technology, Edgar worked for two years in a research startup. He then spent one year teaching as an assistant professor at Beloit College (WI, USA). From 2002 to 2004, he worked with the software vendor ISIS Papyrus, as well as he worked as a consultant for HMO (Empire BlueCross BlueShield) in New York and Albany (NY, USA) and for Deutsche Bank (PWM) in Frankfurt (Germany).

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