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Multimedia Communications : Protocols and Applications - Franklin F. Kuo

Multimedia Communications

Protocols and Applications

Hardcover Published: 6th October 1997
ISBN: 9780138569235
Number Of Pages: 256

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This book covers everything LAN and WAN professionals need to know to prepare for -- and deploy -- networked multimedia.Networked multimedia applications are poised for explosive growth. This book gives LAN and WAN managers detailed insights into the hardware, protocol and performance implications of these new applications. Learn how to evaluate and plan for higher bandwidth, quality of service and scalability requirements. Review the unique issues surrounding Internet MBone multicasting, push technology, videoconferencing, real-time streaming media, shared whiteboards and other networked multimedia. The book also includes detailed coverage of MPEG-2; delay and synchronization issues; real-time streaming protocols; and the implications of IPv6.For all communications engineers and WAN managers who must plan for and manage multimedia traffic on their networks.

Introduction to Multimediap. 1
Multimedia Networks: Requirements and Performance Issuesp. 19
Compression Methodsp. 35
Subnetwork Technologyp. 79
Network and Transport Layer Protocols for Multimediap. 125
End-to-End Reliable Multicastp. 169
Multimedia Applications in Networksp. 193
Indexp. 231
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ISBN: 9780138569235
ISBN-10: 0138569231
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 6th October 1997
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.05  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.73