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Fundamentals of Multimedia (2nd Edition)

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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...

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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.

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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

Part I: Introduction and Multimedia Data Representations
Introduction to Multimedia
A Taste of Multimedia
Graphics and Image Data Representations
Color in Image and Video
Fundamental Concepts in Video
Basics of Digital Audio
Part II: Multimedia Data Compression
Lossless Compression Algorithms
Lossy Compression Algorithms
Image Compression Standards
Basic Video Compression Techniques
MPEG Video Coding: MPEG-1, 2, 4 and 7
New Video Coding Standards: H.264 and H.265
Basic Audio Compression Techniques
MPEG Audio Compression
Part III: Multimedia Communications and Networking
Network Services and Protocols for Multimedia Communications
Internet Multimedia Content Distribution
Multimedia over Wireless and Mobile Networks
Part IV: Multimedia Information Sharing and Retrieval
Social Media Sharing
Cloud Computing for Multimedia Services
Content-Based Retrieval in Digital Libraries.

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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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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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