Multimedia: System Architectures and Applications

Multimedia: System Architectures and Applications

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994)

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Multimedia computing is a logical next step by which computing technology will become ever more useful and ubiquitous in our everyday lives. From the perspective of technical challenges, multimedia affects nearly every aspect of computer hardware and software. The long-heralded marriage of computing, communications, and information services is now being consummated, and is manifesting itself in literally dozens of new alliances between companies ranging from semiconductors to cable TV, from newspapers and telephone companies to computer hardware and software.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642850486
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/16/2011
Series: Computer Graphics: Systems and Applications
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

First Section.- Group I Report: Authoring Systems.- Group H Report: Multimedia Systems Architectures.- Group III Report: Digital Video in Multimedia Systems.- Second Section.- Co-operative Multimedia on Heterogeneous Platforms.- Distributed Multimedia Solutions from the HeiProjects.- Database Management for Multimedia Applications.- Towards the Modelling of Multimedia Environments: From the Image/Audio Signals to the Documents.- Integration of Motion Video into Multimedia Computers.- A Modeling/Programming Framework for Large Media-Integrated Applications.- The Next Generation of Distributed Multimedia Systems.- Third Section.- Finegrained Synchronisation in Dynamic Documents.- Designing Multimedia User Interfaces by Direct Composition.- Using Conceptual Maps in Hypermedia.- Word and Image in Multimedia.

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