Mobile Multimedia Communications: Concepts, Applications, and Challenges

Mobile Multimedia Communications: Concepts, Applications, and Challenges

Gour Karmakar (Monash University, Australia) and Laurence S. Dooley (Monash University, Australia)
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Release Date: November, 2007|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 420
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-766-9
ISBN13: 9781591407669|ISBN10: 1591407664|EISBN13: 9781591407683
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Description:

With rapid growth of the Internet, the applications of multimedia are burgeoning in every aspect of human life including communication networks and wireless and mobile communications.

Mobile Multimedia Communications: Concepts, Applications and Challenges captures defining research on all aspects and implications of the accelerated progress of mobile multimedia technologies. Covered topics include fundamental network infrastructures, modern communication features such as wireless and mobile multimedia protocols, personal communication systems, mobility and resource management, and security and privacy issues. A complete reference to topics driving current and potential future development of mobile technologies, this essential addition to library collections will meet the needs of researchers in a variety of related fields.

Coverage:

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

  • Ad-hoc Networks
  • Mobile Multimedia Communications
  • Mobile Multimedia Transmission
  • Mobile Services Adoption
  • OFDM Transmission Technique
  • Pervasive Computing Applications
  • Position Aware Communication
  • Quality of Service Issues
  • Routing Protocols
  • Security in Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Security of Mobile Devices
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Ubiquitous Networking
  • Video Coding
  • Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Security and Privacy Issues
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
Reviews & Statements

This book presents the state-of-the-art and research challenges of mobile computing and its next evolutionary step – ubiquitous and pervasive computing.

– Gour Karmakar, Monash University, Australia

The book is intended as a reference to topics driving current and potential future development of mobile technologies, and will be of use to students and professionals in a variety of related fields.

– Book News Inc. (2008)
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Gour C. Karmakar received the B.Sc. Engg. Degree in computer science and engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1993 and Masters and PhD degrees in information technology from the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University in 1999 and 2003 respectively. He was with the Computer Division, Bangladesh Open University from 1994 to 1998. He is currently a Lecturer at the Gippsland School of Information Technology, Monash University, since December, 2002. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed research publications and was jointly awarded the IEEE Communications Society sponsored Outstanding Paper Prize at the 1st International Conference on Next Generation Wireless Systems (ICNEWS‘06). His research interest includes image and video processing, mobile and wireless sensor networks.
Laurence S. Dooley received his B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wales, Swansea in 1981, 1983 and 1987 respectively. From 1999 to 2006, he was a Professor of Multimedia Technology in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia. His major research interests are in multimedia signal processing, mobile communications, image/video object segmentation, bioinformatics, wireless sensor networks and R&D commercialisation strategies for regional small business. He has edited one book and published well over 170 international scientific peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and conference papers and was jointly awarded the IEEE Communications Society sponsored Outstanding Paper Prize at the 1st International Conference on Next Generation Wireless Systems (ICNEWS‘06) this year. He has successfully supervised 13 PhD/Masters research students as well as being in receipt of many external grants from both government and industry to support his multi-faceted research projects. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng), and a corporate member of the BCS.
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