Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, Second Edition (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, Second Edition (2 Volumes)

Ismail Khalil (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)
Release Date: September, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 1154
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-046-2
ISBN13: 9781605660462|ISBN10: 1605660469|EISBN13: 9781605660479
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Description:

The rapidly expanding field of mobile multimedia continually enriches the lives of consumers through outstanding innovations and advancements in products. Handheld Internet devices and portable MP3 players are only a few of the exceptional mobile devices have increased the productivity and speed of society.

The Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, Second Edition provides researchers, academicians, and learners worldwide with timely, cutting-edge research in the field of mobile multimedia. This must-have, comprehensive reference contains over 60 articles from more than 150 of the world's leading international experts, creating a one-of-a-kind collection for any academic library.

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

  • Business drivers
  • Business goes mobile
  • Communication
  • Frequency allocation
  • Future of mobile multimedia
  • High interactive multimedia
  • Impact of speed and bandwidth on mobile multimedia
  • Medium multimedia
  • Mobile Internet access
  • Mobile intranet / extranet
  • Networking
  • New Business Models
  • Next generation computing
  • Problems, challenges, and solutions
  • Protocols and standards
  • Quality of Service
  • Technical drivers
Reviews & Statements

The Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, Second Edition is intended to clarify the hype, which surrounds the concept of mobile multimedia through introducing the idea in a clear and understandable way. This book also has a strong focus on mobile solutions, addressing specific application areas. It gives an overview of the key future trends on mobile multimedia including UMTS focusing on mobile applications as well as on future technologies.

– Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Sixty articles are contained in the two volumes of this reference for the wide range of computer science and information technology students and professionals.

– Book News Inc. (December 2008)

The Handbook gives a survey of the exciting research being conducted intothe development of the next generation of mobile interfaces. Most university libraries would benefit from the purchase of this encyclopedia of emerging technologies.

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 40 (2009)
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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.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Gabriele Kotsis, Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz, Austria
  • David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
  • Ben Abdallah Abderazek, National University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Abdulhussain E. Mahdi, University of Limerick, Ireland
  • Do van Thanh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Mislav Grgic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
  • Stephan Olariu, Old Dominion University, USA