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Multimedia Technology for Applications

Multimedia Technology for Applications

ISBN: 978-0-780-31174-9

Jul 1998, Wiley-IEEE Press

702 pages

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"This single, expertly-written volume brings you in-depth, interdisciplinary coverage of today's state-of-the-art multimedia technology--the combined work of more than 20 leaders in the field. With an emphasis on consumer electronics, the contributing authors to MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY FOR APPLICATIONS present the very latest advances in signal processing, communications and networking, computer databases, and circuits and systems as they relate to multimedia technology and applications. Topics covered include: multimedia systems; standards, and trends; submicro electronic enabling technologies; digital library servers; networking; multimedia signal processing and applications.MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY FOR APPLICATIONS is thoughtfully structured and complete with numerous figures and examples, making it of key interest to advanced student engineers and managers in industry, as well as professional engineers in need of a current, practical resource."

Sponsored by:
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Council/Society.
List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Multimedia in the View of the Younger Generation.

MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS, STANDARDS, AND TRENDS.

Current and Future Trends in Multimedia Standards.

Multimedia Technologies and VLSI Systems.

Introduction to Research on Multimedia Techniques in Telecommunication Laboratories.

SUBMICRON ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES.

Memory Architectures Technology for Multimedia Systems.

Advanced CMOS Imaging.

CAD of Multimedia Systems.

DIGITAL LIBRARY AND SERVERS.

The Teradata SQL3 Multimedia Database Server.

Video Indexing and Retrieval.

Content-Based Image Retrieval--Research Issues.

Data Storage and Retrieval in Disk-Array-Based Video Servers.

NETWORKING.

High-Speed LAN, MAN, and ATM Protocols as Multimedia Carriers.

High-Speed Optical Interconnect for Multimedia Systems.

Networks for the Professional Campus Environment.

MULTIMEDIA SIGNAL PROCESSING AND APPLICATIONS.

Intelligent Speech/Audio Processing for Multimedia Applications.

Speech Recognition in Multimedia Human-Machine Interfaces Using Neural Networks.

Handwritten Recognition for the Multimedia Human-Machine Interace.

Hardwarem Design for 3-D Graphics.

Virtual Worlds as Fuzzy Dynamical Systems.

Multimedia Visual Telephone System.

Advanced Techniques in Audio-Visual Interaction.

Index.

About the Editors.