Introduction To Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking by Kamisetty RaoIntroduction To Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking by Kamisetty Rao

Introduction To Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking

byKamisetty Rao, Zoran Bojkovic, Dragorad Milovanovic

Hardcover | January 3, 2006

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A comprehensive resource on multimedia communications. Covers recent trends and standardization activities in multimedia communications, such as layered structures, underlying theories and the current best design techniques. Describes the convergence of various technologies including communications, broadcasting, information technology, and home electronics, and emerging new communication services and applications resulting from the growth of the Internet and wireless technologies. Please go to for additional information.
K. R. RAO, PhD, is Professor of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Rao, along with two colleagues, developed and introduced the Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) in 1975, widely used in digital signal processing. He has authored and edited numerous books and published extensively in leading engineering jour...
Title:Introduction To Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, NetworkingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:776 pages, 9.47 × 6.38 × 1.68 inPublished:January 3, 2006Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471467421

ISBN - 13:9780471467427

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Table of Contents




1. Introduction.

2. Multimedia Communications.

3. Frameworks For Multimedia Standardization.

4. Application Layer.

5. Middleware Layer.

6. Network Layer.


Editorial Reviews

..."an interesting, well-written book that is well worth reading for anyone in multimedia communications." ("Computing," December 12, 2006)

"As a compendium of the latest research in the field, this book will prove indispensable to both the student and the practicing scientist." ("The Electric Review," March/April 2006)