Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications (Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications)

Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications (Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications)

By: Shiwen Mao (editor), Thomas M. Chen (editor), Zhang Yan (editor), Laurence T. Yang (editor)Hardback

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Multimedia service provisioning is believed to be one of the prerequisites to guarantee the success of next-generation wireless networks. Examining the role of multimedia in state-of-the-art wireless systems and networks, Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications presents a collection of introductory concepts, fundamental techniques, the latest advances, and open issues in this important area. Divided into four sections, the volume begins with an introduction to various broadband wireless multimedia systems. Using video as an application example, it then focuses on the routing and cross-layer design issue of multimedia communication over multihop wireless ad hoc and sensor networks. The next section discusses issues related to multimedia communications over WLANs-a dominant part of today's broadband wireless access networks. The book concludes with recent developments in quality-of-service (QoS) provisioning mechanisms and other enabling technologies, including middleware, mobility management, scheduling, and power control. With numerous illustrative figures and extensive references, this useful technical guide gives in-depth treatments of basic topics, a solid overview of cutting-edge advances, and a representative sampling of important research outcomes.

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Contents

MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS Design Challenges for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Tommaso Melodia and Kaushik R. Chowdhury Performance Analysis of Multimedia Traffic over HSDPA Irene de Bruin, Frank Brouwer, Neill Whillans, Yusun Fu, and Youqian Xiao Interactive Mobile TV Technologies: An Overview Ramakrishna Vedantham and Igor D.D. Curcio Multiparty Audioconferencing on Wireless Networks R. Venkatesha Prasad, Vijay S. Rao, H.N. Shankar, and R. Muralishankar MULTIMEDIA OVER AD HOCAND SENSOR NETWORKS Routing for Video Communications over Wireless Ad HocNetworks Shiwen Mao, Y. Thomas Hou, Hanif D. Sherali, and Scott F. Midkiff Multipath Unicast and Multicast Video Communication over Wireless Ad HocNetworks Wei Wei and Avideh Zakhor Video Communications over Wireless Sensor Networks Min Chen, Shiwen Mao, Yong Yuan, and Victor C.M. Leung MULTIMEDIA OVER WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORKS Multimedia Quality-of-Service Support in IEEE 802.11 Standards Zhifeng Tao, Thanasis Korakis, Shivendra Panwar, and Leandros Tassiulas Peer-Assisted Video Streaming over WLANs Danjue Li, Chen-Nee Chuah, Gene Cheung, and S.J. Ben Yoo Multimedia Services over Broadband Wireless LAN Jianhua He, Zuoyin Tang, Yan Zhang, and Zongkai Yang Improving User-Perceived Quality for Video Streaming over WLAN Nikki Cranley and Gabriel-Miro Muntean QUALITY OF SERVICE AND ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES End-to-End QoS Support for Video Delivery over Wireless Internet Qian Zhang, Wenwu Zhu, and Ya-Qin Zhang Handoff Management of Wireless Multimedia Services: A Middleware Approach P. Bellavista, A. Corradi, and L. Foschini Packet Scheduling in Broadband Wireless Multimedia Networks Rong Yu, Yan Zhang, Zhi Sun, and Shunliang Mei The Peak-to-Average Power Ratio in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Wireless Communication Systems Tao Jiang, Laurence T. Yang, and Yan Zhang Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781420051841
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9781420051841
  • weight: 952
  • ISBN10: 1420051849

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