Multimedia Systems

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John F. Koegel Buford
ACM Press, 1994 - Computers - 451 pages
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This carefully edited book provides a technical introduction to key issues in multimedia, including detailed discussion of new technologies, principles, current research, and future directions. The book covers important interdisciplinary aspects of digital multimedia systems, among them sound and video recording, television engineering, digital signal processing, systems architectures, user interface, and algorithms. Multimedia Systems furnishes a unified treatment of recent developments in the field, bringing together in one volume multimedia elements common to a range of computing areas such as operating systems, database management systems, network communications, and user interface technology. Features

  • Comprehensive overview of fundamental principles and key issues in multimedia computing.
  • Integrated presentation of multimedia technologies and their applications to a variety of settings.
  • Author and contributors are leading researchers in multimedia computing.
  • Large number of illustrations.

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Contents

The Convergence of Computers Communications
27
Architectures and Issues for Distributed
45
MEDIA AND TIME
65
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