Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001, XVIII, 233 pp.
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Multimedia Internet Broadcasting: Quality, Technology and Interface studies one of the most exciting aspects of contemporary Internet use and research: the broadcasting of multimedia content. It draws together key research findings and directions from around the world, and explores issues such as: User experience and behaviour Modelling and providing an infrastructure for broadcast events Technical developments of underlying protocols, algorithms and systems Trends associated with the use and regulation of the Internet around the world Designed to enable optimal Internet broadcast design and trigger new and developmental research, this book is particularly suited to research groups, students, practitioners and developers. This text is supported by a dedicated web resource and discussion list available at: http://mib.mdx.ac.uk
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Broadcast - Internet - Internet Broadcasting - Internet Technology - Multimedia Broadcasting - Quality of Service (QoS) - Roadcasting - Telematics - communication - computer - computer communications - digital - multimedia - video
1. Human Computer Interaction, Quality of Service, and Multimedia Internet Broadcasting.- 2. Advanced Digital User Behaviour Analysis (ADUBA).- 3. The Influence of Network Quality of Service Factors on the Usability and Effectiveness of Multimedia Internet Broadcasting.- 4. Distributed Global Conferences over Heterogeneous Networks.- 5. Globa1360/NICE Video Conference Model.- 6. Towards an Advanced Quality of Service Architecture.- 7. Changes and Challenges: Mass Customised Media and the Internet.- 8. Regulatory Trends in Webcasting in the United States, the European Union, and Japan: Focusing on Universal Service.- 9. A Source-adaptive Multi-layered Multicast Algorithm for Internet Video Distribution.- 10. An Adaptive Resource Broker for Multimedia Teleservices.- 11. The Token Repository Service: A Universal and Scalable Mechanism for Constructing Multicast Acknowledgment Trees.