Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems

Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems

Dimitris Kanellopoulos (University of Patras, Greece)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: August, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 448
ISBN13: 9781466688506|ISBN10: 1466688505|EISBN13: 9781466688513|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8850-6

Description

Innovations in multimedia technology have truly revolutionized communication, transforming the definitions of text, audio, and visual information through hybrid combinations of these forms. The rise of multimedia systems has generated new methods for high-speed data capturing, processing, editing, storage, and dissemination across wide networks, creating a need for high-level surveillance and quality-monitoring control schemes.

Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems provides a comprehensive overview of the most current theoretical frameworks, technological developments, and empirical research findings in the field of electronic media. This timely reference work also investigates numerous issues related to multimedia sharing and optimization over heterogeneous wired and wireless networks, making it a relevant learning tool for scholars, practitioners, and educators in the multimedia research arena.

This authoritative resource features a comprehensive collection of research-based articles on topics ranging from fundamental issues in multimedia optimization to breakthrough advancements in the deployment of multimedia systems, including group synchronization control, video coding, video transmission, video broadcasting, and discussions of recent developments in Quality of Experience (QoE), Quality of Service (QoS), and Video over IP (VoIP) services.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adaptive Media Coding
  • Automated Video Analysis
  • End-System Support
  • Group Synchronization Control Schemes
  • Multimedia Optimization over Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks
  • Multimedia Quality of Experience (QoE) Ecosystems
  • Multimedia Transmission
  • Quality of Service (QoS)/QoE Learning Algorithms
  • Video Broadcasting Protocols

Reviews and Testimonials

Computer science, electrical engineering, information science, music technology, and education software are among the disciplines of contributors who present theoretical frameworks and empirical research findings regarding multimedia communication systems. Considering multimedia techniques, standards, and networks for a range of networking applications, they cover multimedia networking, video coding and video streaming, video broadcasting and multimedia transmission, quality of experience and quality of service, and networked music performance and digital cinema chain.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dimitris Kanellopoulos is a member of the Educational Software Development Laboratory (ESDLab) in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Patras, Greece. He received a Diploma in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science (multimedia communication) from the University of Patras. Since 1990, he was a research assistant in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Patras and involved in several EU R&D projects. His research interests include: multimedia communication, multimedia networks, intelligent information systems, knowledge representation and e-learning technologies. He has many publications to his credit in international journals and conferences at these areas. He serves as an editorial board member and reviewer in some refereed journals.

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