Encyclopedia of Multimedia

Editors: Furht, Borko (Ed.)

  • Hundreds of leading researchers and world experts contributed to this comprehensive collection of nearly 350 entries
  • Second edition includes 80 new entries, 10 new Editorial Board members, plus new contributors
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About this Reference Work

Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Second Edition provides easy access to important concepts, issues and technology trends in the field of multimedia technologies, systems, techniques, and applications. Hundreds of leading researchers and world experts have contributed to this comprehensive collection of nearly 350 entries.

Over 1,100 heavily-illustrated pages — including 80 new entries — present concise overviews of all aspects of software, systems, web tools and hardware that enable video, audio and developing media to be shared and delivered electronically.

Borko Furht, Editor-in-Chief, in collaboration with the Editorial Board, surveyed and divided the field of multimedia into specific topics that collectively encompass foundations, technologies, applications, and emerging elements behind web technologies, wireless information transfer, and audio-visual formatting and storage. Borko Furht is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal, Multimedia Tools and Applications.

Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition: “The Encyclopedia of Multimedia, second edition, has, as its aim, an in-depth coverage of the important concepts, issues, and technology trends in the field of multimedia technologies, systems, techniques, and applications. The work … is well illustrated with 565 figures and 51 tables. … This work is recommended for graduate and post-graduate students of multimedia for whom it will provide useful source and references, and for any organization specialising in the study or design of advanced multimedia devices.” (Eric Jukes, Reference Reviews, Vol. 24 (1), 2010)

Buy this book

Print + eBook $671.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-78415-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
eReference $449.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-78414-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Print $449.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-74724-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Multimedia
Editors
  • Borko Furht
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Atlantic Pub. & Distr. (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India
Print + eBook ISBN
978-0-387-78415-1
eReference ISBN
978-0-387-78414-4
Print ISBN
978-0-387-74724-8
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXX, 1001
Number of Illustrations and Tables
565 b/w illustrations
Topics