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Intelligent Multimedia Technologies for Networking Applications

Book Description

As ubiquitous multimedia applications benefit from the rapid development of intelligent multimedia technologies, there is an inherent need to present frameworks, techniques and tools that adopt these technologies to a range of networking applications. Intelligent Multimedia Technologies for Networking Applications: Techniques and Tools promotes the discussion of specific solutions for improving the quality of multimedia experience while investigating issues arising from the deployment of techniques for adaptive video streaming. This reference source provides relevant theoretical frameworks and leading empirical research findings and is suitable for practitioners and researchers in the area of multimedia technology.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. BOOK OBJECTIVES AND INTENDED AUDIENCE
    2. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Intelligent Multimedia Networking
    1. Chapter 1: Network Coding for Multimedia Communications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NETWORK CODING THEORY
      4. NETWORK CODING FOR MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS
      5. CROSS-LAYER OPTIMIZATION
      6. ERROR RESILIENT NETWORK CODING
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Review of Advanced Mobility Solutions for Multimedia Networking in IPv6
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IPV6 ESSENTIALS: THE BACKGROUND OF MOBILE EVOLUTION
      4. IPV6 MOBILITY MANAGEMENT FOR ON-THE-MOVE MEDIA APPLICATIONS
      5. MOBILE IPV6 (MIPV6)
      6. NETWORK MOBILITY BASIC SUPPORT (NEMO BS)
      7. MULTIPLE CARE-OF ADDRESSES REGISTRATION AND FLOW BINDINGS
      8. PROXY MOBILE IPV6 (PMIPV6)
      9. HIERARCHICAL MOBILE IPV6 (HMIPV6)
      10. MOBILE IPV6 FAST HANDOVERS (FMIPV6)
      11. GNSS-AIDED PREDICTIVE HANDOVER MANAGEMENT FOR MULTIHOMED NEMO CONFIGURATIONS
      12. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      13. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Protocol Interactions among User Agents, Application Servers, and Media Servers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTEXT AND MOTIVATION
      4. CONTROLLING A REMOTE MEDIA SERVER: ARCHITECTURE AND PROTOCOLS
      5. SCENARIOS OF INTERACTION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      7. APPENDIX A: THE IP MULTIMEDIA SUBSYSTEM
      8. APPENDIX B: SIP – SESSION INITIATION PROTOCOL
      9. APPENDIX C: BFCP – BINARY FLOOR CONTROL PROTOCOL
  8. Section 2: Adaptive Video Streaming and Video Coding Techniques
    1. Chapter 4: Techniques and Tools for Adaptive Video Streaming
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VIDEO STREAMING
      4. TYPES OF ADAPTIVE STREAMING
      5. CASE STUDIES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: Intra-Refresh Techniques for Mobile Video Streaming
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE VIDEO STREAMING
      4. INTRA-REFRESH TECHNIQUES
      5. CASE STUDY EXPLORATION OF INTRA-REFRESH WITH CYCLIC LINE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: Region-of-Interest Processing and Coding Techniques
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REGION-OF-INTEREST DETECTION AND TRACKING
      4. REGION-OF-INTEREST CODING IN H.264/SVC STANDARD
      5. BIT-RATE CONTROL FOR REGION-OF-INTEREST CODING
      6. COMPLEXITY-AWARE REGION-OF-INTEREST SCALABLE VIDEO CODING BY PERFORMING PRE-PROCESSING
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 7: Recent Advances in Computational Complexity Techniques for Video Coding Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY ALLOCATION TECHNIQUES IN H.264/AVC
      4. COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY MANAGEMENT FOR REAL-TIME H.264/AVC-BASED VIDEO ENCODERS
      5. COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY REDUCTION BY PERFORMING EFFICIENT BLOCK MODE SELECTION
      6. COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY REDUCTION BY PERFORMING EFFICIENT INTRA-PREDICTION MODE SELECTION
      7. LOW COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY TECHNIQUES FOR MULTI-REFERENCE MOTION ESTIMATION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Multimedia Content Adaptation
    1. Chapter 8: Intelligent Approaches for Adaptation and Distribution of Personalized Multimedia Content
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA CONTENT DISTRIBUTION
      5. MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS
      6. DISCUSSION ON EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS: EXPLOITING TAGGING MECHANISMS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: A Semantic Generic Profile for Multimedia Document Adaptation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. FACETS AND CONSTRAINTS
      5. THE SEMANTIC GENERIC PROFILE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 4: Intelligent Multimedia Applications and Services
    1. Chapter 10: Provisioning Converged Applications and Services via the Cloud
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A SIP-BASED HYBRID ARCHITECTURE FOR CONVERGED SERVICES IN WEB SESSION MOBILITY SCENARIOS
      4. EVALUATION AND COMPARISON WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART SOLUTIONS
      5. THE NEED TO MIGRATE CAS TO THE CLOUD
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: PriorityQoE
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND RESEARCH OF QOE
      4. THE PRIORITY QOE SOLUTION
      5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF PRIORITY QOE DROP CONTROLLER
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 12: The Realisation of Online Music Services through Intelligent Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ONLINE MUSIC SERVICES AND END-USER COMMUNITIES
      5. SEMANTIC KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 13: Intelligent IPTV Distribution for Smart Phones
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NETWORK PROTOCOLS USED IN IPTV
      4. LIMITATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR IPTV RECEPTION ON SMART PHONES
      5. MOBILE OS COMPARISON
      6. INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS FOR IPTV NETWORKS
      7. IPTV IMPLEMENTATION IN SMART PHONES
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 14: An XML-Based Customizable Model for Multimedia Applications for Museums and Exhibitions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION AND RELATED WORK
      4. DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS FOR MUSEUMS
      5. CASE STUDY OBJECTIVES
      6. TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SYSTEM
      7. ARCHITECTURE AND MODULES
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE STEPS
  11. Section 5: Multimedia Social Networks and Geo-Social Systems
    1. Chapter 15: Multimedia Social Networks and E-Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MULTIMEDIA SOCIAL NETWORKS IN E-LEARNING
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 16: GWAP as a Tool to Analyze, Design, and Test Geo-Social Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 6: Intelligent Image Processing and Image Retrieval
    1. Chapter 17: Estimating the Level of Noise in Digital Images
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NOISE LEVEL ESTIMATION USING SMOOTHING FILTER
      4. EXPERIMENT AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    2. Chapter 18: Context-Aware Medical Image Retrieval for Improved Dementia Diagnosis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL OF MEDICAL IMAGES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors