Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition (3 Volumes)

Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition (3 Volumes)

Margherita Pagani (Bocconi University, Italy)
Release Date: August, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 1756
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-014-1
ISBN13: 9781605660141|ISBN10: 1605660140|EISBN13: 9781605660158
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Advances in hardware, software, and audiovisual rendering technologies of recent years have unleashed a wealth of new capabilities and possibilities for multimedia applications, creating a need for a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.

The Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking provides hundreds of contributions from over 200 distinguished international experts, covering the most important issues, concepts, trends, and technologies in multimedia technology. This must-have reference contains over 1,300 terms, definitions, and concepts, providing the deepest level of understanding of the field of multimedia technology and networking for academicians, researchers, and professionals worldwide.

Coverage:

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

  • Advanced broadband infrastructures and applications
  • Broadband solution for the last mile to the residential customers
  • Copper solutions
  • Distance Education Technologies
  • Electronic commerce technologies management
  • End User Computing
  • From circuit switched to IP-based networks
  • Information Security Management
  • Information systems in small firms
  • IT and virtual communities
  • Mobile computing and commerce
  • Multimedia digital television
  • Multimedia Information Management
  • Multimedia interactive digital television
  • Network evolution
  • Network Optimization
  • Open source technologies and systems
  • Psychology of multimedia technologies
  • Telecommunications and Networking Technologies
Reviews & Statements

"The purpose of this Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking is to offer a written compendium of human knowledge related to the emerging multimedia digital metamarket."

– Margherita Pagani, Bocconi University, Italy

This 3-volume resource presents articles written by academics at institutions worldwide and will be of use to undergraduate and professionals seeking descriptions of various approaches and applications to multimedia technology and networkding.

– Book News Inc. (December 2008)

This is an excellent encyclopedia sat that is a valuable resource. "The contents are impressive, comprehensive, and timely." "This encyclopedia set is likely to complement any library, especially those of students, professionals, and researchers that are involved in multimedia technology and networking."

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 40 (2009)
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Margherita Pagani is Assistant Professor of Management at Bocconi University (Milan) and Head Researcher for New Media&Tv-lab at the I-LAB Centre for Research on the Digital Economy. She is Associate Senior Editor for the Journal of Information Science and Technology (JIST). She was Visiting Professor at Redlands University (California) and Visiting Scholar at Sloan-MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) where she collaborates within the working group “Value Chain Dynamics” (Communications Future Program). She is member of the Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce (IJCEC), Industrial Marketing Management, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Technology Management and Tourism Management. She is the author of the books La Tv nell’era digitale (EGEA, 2000), Multimedia and Interactive Digital TV: Managing the Opportunities Created by Digital Convergence (IRM Press – USA, 2003 and Communication Books – Korea, 2006), Wireless technologies in a 3G-4G mobile environment: exploring new business paradigms (EGEA – 2006). She has edited the book Mobile and Wireless Systems Beyond 3G: Managing New Business Opportunities (IRM Press 2005) and Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking (Idea Group Reference 2005). She has published articles focused on mobile adoption models and interactive digital television in Information&Management (Elesevier), Journal of Interactive Marketing (Wiley) and The International Journal on Media Management.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Raymond A. Hackney, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Leslie Leong, Central Connecticut State University, USA
  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Lorenzo Peccati, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Nobuyoshi Terashima, Waseda University, Japan
  • Steven John Simon, Mercer University, USA
  • Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, USA
  • Enrico Valdani, Bocconi University, Italy