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Digital Multimedia - Nigel Chapman

Paperback Published: 20th February 2009
ISBN: 9780470512166
Number Of Pages: 736

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A new edition of the bestselling book that covers the basic principles of digital multimedia

Digital multimedia combines text, graphics, video, animation, sound, and other components and presents endless options and potential for computer users. This new edition of a perennial bestseller serves as an ideal foundation to the basic principles of each media type and describes their digitization and the possibilities that exist when different media elements are combined. Offering completely revised and rewritten material, the book features an emphasis on Web/Flash and provides in-depth coverage of MPEG4 and DVD in accordance with current trends.

  • Offers a clear, easy-to-understand introduction to digital multimedia and examines the elements that comprise it, including text, graphics, video, animation, sound, and more
  • Walks you through the fundamentals and basic principles of digital multimedia
  • Looks at vector graphics, bitmapped images, hypermedia, interactivity, accessbility, and scripting
  • Explores the possibilities that exist when various media are combined

With this new edition by your side, you?ll quickly discover how to make the most of every aspect of digital multimedia!


1 Introduction.

2 Fundamentals.

3 Vector Graphics.

4 Bitmapped Images.

5 Colour.

6 Video.

7 Animation.

8 Sound.

9 Text and Typography.

10 Hypermedia.

11 Design Principles.

12 Interactivity.

13 Accessibility.

14 Scripting.

15 XML and Multimedia.

16 Multimedia and Networks.

Appendix: Standards.

ISBN: 9780470512166
ISBN-10: 0470512164
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 736
Published: 20th February 2009
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.9  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.66
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised