Texts in Computer Science

Fundamentals of Multimedia

Authors: Li, Ze-Nian, Drew, Mark S., Liu, Jiangchuan

  • Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of multimedia for students with no background in the area
  • Enhanced second edition with a greater emphasis on networks, including social networks, wireless and mobile networks and coverage of multimedia databases and retrieval
  • Updated with the latest multimedia standards, such as the new video compression and conferencing standards H.264 and H.265
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About this Textbook

This textbook introduces the “Fundamentals of Multimedia”, addressing real issues commonly faced in the workplace. The essential concepts are explained in a practical way to enable students to apply their existing skills to address problems in multimedia. Fully revised and updated, this new edition now includes coverage of such topics as 3D TV, social networks, high-efficiency video compression and conferencing, wireless and mobile networks, and their attendant technologies. 
Features: presents an overview of the key concepts in multimedia, including color science; reviews lossless and lossy compression methods for image, video and audio data; examines the demands placed by multimedia communications on wired and wireless networks; discusses the impact of social media and cloud computing on information sharing and on multimedia content search and retrieval; includes study exercises at the end of each chapter; provides supplementary resources for both students and instructors at an associated website.

About the authors

Dr.Li ,Ze-Nian Li and Dr. Drew,Mark S.  are Professors, in the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. Dr. Liu,Jiangchuan  is an Associate Professor at the same affiliation.

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eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-05290-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-05289-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34678-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of Multimedia
Authors
Series Title
Texts in Computer Science
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-05290-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-05290-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-05289-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34678-6
Series ISSN
1868-0941
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIV, 727
Number of Illustrations and Tables
253 b/w illustrations, 97 illustrations in colour
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