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Multimedia Systems

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Published: 11th March 2004
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Multimedia Systems discusses the basic characteristics of multimedia operating systems, networking and communication, and multimedia middleware systems. The overall goal of the book is to provide a broad understanding of multimedia systems and applications in an integrated manner: a multimedia application and its user interface must be developed in an integrated fashion with underlying multimedia middleware, operating systems, networks, security, and multimedia devices.

Fundamental characteristics of multimedia operating and distributed communication systems are presented, especially scheduling algorithms and other OS supporting approaches for multimedia applications with soft-real-time deadlines, multimedia file systems and servers with their decision algorithms for data placement, scheduling and buffer management, multimedia communication, transport, and streaming protocols, services with their error control, congestion control and other Quality of Service aware and adaptive algorithms, synchronization services with their skew control methods, and group communication with their group coordinating algorithms and other distributed services.

From the contents
Introduction
Quality of Service
Multimedia Operating Systems
Media Server
Networks
Communication
Group Communication
Synchronization
Literature
Index
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ISBN: 9783540408673
ISBN-10: 3540408673
Series: X.media.publishing
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 466
Published: 11th March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 2.51