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Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications

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We are living in a world of mobile multimedia. The field of mobile computing and multimedia is expanding in an unprecedented pace. Indicators are the rapidly increasing penetration of the smart phones and other mobile devices market around the world, which is growing nearly twice as fast as the desktop market. Mobile multimedia is the set of protocols and standards for multimedia information exchange over wireless networks. It enables information systems to process and transmit multimedia data to provide the end user with services from various areas, such as the mobile working place, mobile entertainment, mobile information retrieval, user-generated content and context based services. Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications: New Technologies provides an in-depth coverage of next-generation mobile computing paradigm, including mobile wireless technologies, mobile services and applications, and research and development challenges surrounding backend systems, network infrastructure, and mobile terminals including smart phones and other mobile devices.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. Part I: Innovations in Wireless and Mobile Networks Management
    2. Part II: Innovations in Mobility Engineering, performance and optimization
    3. Part III: Innovations in Multimedia Analysis, Modeling, Processing and Transformation
    4. Part IV: Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Applications and Services
  5. Section 1: Innovations in Wireless and Mobile Networks Management
    1. Chapter 1: Multi-Purpose DS-Based Cluster Formation and Management in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. DESIGN OF SCENARIO BASED CLUSTERING
      5. SCENARIO BASED CLUSTERHEAD ELECTION IN MANETs
      6. CLUSTER FORMATION AND MANAGEMENT
      7. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Optimizing Resource Consumption for Secure Messaging in Resource Constrained Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. THE PROPOSED METHOD
      5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      6. VERBOSITY
      7. SECURITY SPECIFICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Improving Energy Efficiency and Throughput in Heterogeneous Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Works
      4. The Proposed Energy
      5. Energy Level based Routing
      6. Energy Level Routing based on Ad hoc On-demand Distance Vector routing (ELR-AODV) Protocol
      7. Performance evaluation and results
      8. Simulation Results
      9. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 4: Performance Enhancement of Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Virtual Backbone based on MCDS
      4. Backbone Maintenance
      5. ROUTING PROTOCOLS OVER BACKBONE
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Realization of Route Reconstructing Scheme for Mobile Ad hoc Network
      1. Abstract
      2. OPTIMAL EXPLORING MODEL
      3. How to Realize the Optimal Exploration in MANET
      4. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      5. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Buffer Management in Cellular IP Network using PSO
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION (PSO)
      5. BUFFER IN CELLULAR IP NETWORKS
      6. THE MODEL
      7. EXPERIMENT
      8. OBSERVATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Throughput Optimization of Cooperative Teleoperated UGV Network
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Network Model
      4. Simulation Results
      5. Conclusion
    8. Chapter 8: The Accuracy of Location Prediction Algorithms Based on Markovian Mobility Models
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 RANDOM WALK MODEL IMPROVEMENTS
      4. 3 MARKOVIAN APPROACH
      5. 4 ACCURACY MEASUREMENTS WITH SIMULATION
      6. 5 CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 9: Frequency Domain Equalization aAnd Adaptive Ofdm Vs Single Carrier Modulation
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. ADAPTIVE OFDM TRANSMISSION
      4. SINGLE CARRIER TRANSMISSION WITH FREQUENCY DOMAIN EQUALIZATION
      5. SIMULATION RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 10: Definition and analysis of a Fixed Mobile Convergent architecture for enterprise VoIP services
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Definition of the Business Zone
      4. The Architecture of the Business Zone
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
  6. Section 2: Innovations in Mobility Engineering, Performance and Optimization
    1. Chapter 11: A Qualitative Resource Utilization Benchmarking for Mobile Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Resource Classifications
      4. Related Works
      5. Controversies and Restrictions
      6. Benchmarking Applications via a Utility Function
      7. RESOURCE MONITORING METHODS
      8. EVALUATION AND VERIFICATION
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Fast Vector Quantization Encoding Algorithms for Image Compression
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. NEAREST NEIGHBOR SEARCH ALGORITHMS
      4. 3. THE PROPOSED Algorithms
      5. 4. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      6. 5. CONCLUSIONS
  7. Section 3: Innovations in Multimedia Analysis, Modeling, Processing and Transformation
    1. Chapter 13: Mobile Video Streaming Over Heterogeneous Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VIDEO STREAMING OVER HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS
      4. MULTICAST VIDEO STREAMING CASE STUDY
      5. MULTICAST VIDEO STREAMING CASE STUDY
      6. VIDEO STREAMING PROTOCOLS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 14: Automatic Talker Identification Using Optimal Spectral Resolution
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SPEECH DATABASE
      4. SUMMARY
      5. STATISTICAL MEASURE FOR TALKER IDENTIFICATION
      6. FIRST EXPERIMENT
      7. SECOND EXPERIMENT
      8. Observation of the Results
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 15: A Fast Image Encoding Algorithm Based on the Pyramid Structure of Codewords
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PREVIOUS WORK
      4. PROPOSED ALGORITHM
      5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 16: Analysis and Modeling of H.264 Unconstrained VBR Video Traffic
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The H.264/AVC Standard: Essential Issues and Current Status
      4. Statistical Analysis of the H.264 Encoded Data
      5. Video Traffic Modeling
      6. The Proposed H.264 Markov Modified Model
      7. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 17: Speaker Discrimination on Broadcast News and Telephonic Calls Based on New Fusion Techniques
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Speaker Discrimination
      4. Neural Classifier
      5. Fusion
      6. Experiments
      7. Results and comparison
      8. Conclusion
      9. Discussion
  8. Section 4: Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Applications and Services
    1. Chapter 18: FCVW
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A BRIEF SURVEY OF GROUPWARE
      4. CVW: THE SEED OF FCVW
      5. FCVW: A FEDERATED COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 19: A Model for Mobile Learning Service Quality in University Environment
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Theoretical Background
      4. Conceptual Research Model and Hypotheses
      5. Research Methodology
      6. Empirical Results
      7. Discussion of Findings and Conclusion
      8. Contributions and Future Research
    3. Chapter 20: Evaluating E-Communities of Wireless Networks Worldwide
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PREVIOUS RESEARCH
      4. EVALUATION FRAMEWORK
      5. EVALUATION RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
    4. Chapter 21: Typology and Challenges in Developing Mobile Middleware Based Community Network Infrastructure
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TOWARDS MOBILE COMMUNITY NETWORKS
      4. Typology of Mobile Community Networks
      5. CHALLENGES IN DESIGNING MOBILE COMMUNITY NETWORKS
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 22: A Secure and Trustworthy Framework for Mobile Agent-Based E-Marketplace with Digital Forensics and Security Protocols
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED RESEARCH
      4. PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      5. DIGITAL FORENSICS FOR PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      6. SECURITY PROTOCOLS FOR PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors