Digital Communication: Communication, Multimedia, Security by Christoph MeinelDigital Communication: Communication, Multimedia, Security by Christoph Meinel

Digital Communication: Communication, Multimedia, Security

byChristoph Meinel, Harald Sack

Hardcover | March 7, 2014

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The authors give a detailed summary about the fundamentals and the historical background of digital communication. This includes an overview of the encoding principles and algorithms of textual information, audio information, as well as images, graphics, and video in the Internet. Furthermore the fundamentals of computer networking, digital security and cryptography are covered. Thus, the book provides a well-founded access to communication technology of computer networks, the internet and the WWW. Numerous pictures and images, a subject-index and a detailed list of historical personalities including a glossary for each chapter increase the practical benefit of this book that is well suited as well as for undergraduate students as for working practitioners.
Dr. sc. nat. Christoph Meinel (1954) is President and CEO of the Hasso-Plattner-Institut for IT-Systems Engineering (HPI) and full professor (C4) for computer science at the University of Potsdam. His research field is Internet and Web Technologies and Systems. Beside he is a teacher at the HPI School of Design Thinking, a visiting pro...
Title:Digital Communication: Communication, Multimedia, SecurityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pagesPublished:March 7, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642543308

ISBN - 13:9783642543302

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Table of Contents

Prologue.- Historical Overview.- Communication Fundamentals in Computer Networks.- Multimedia Data and Its Encoding.- Digital Security.- Epilogue.- List of Persons.- Abbreviations and Acronyms.- Image References.- Bibliography.- Index.