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Multimedia Services and Applications in Mission Critical Communication Systems

Book Description

In emergency and disaster scenarios, it is vital to have a stable and effective infrastructure for relaying communication to the public. With the advent of new technologies, more options are available for enhancing communication systems. Multimedia Services and Applications in Mission Critical Communication Systems is a comprehensive source of academic research on the challenges and solutions in creating stable mission critical systems and examines methods to improve system architecture and resources. Highlighting innovative perspectives on topics such as quality of service, performance metrics, and intrusion detection, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, professionals, researchers, graduate students, and academics interested in public safety communication systems.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. CHALLENGES
    2. SEARCHING FOR A SOLUTION
    3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    4. REFERENCES
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: Introduction to Mission Critical Systems and Its Requirements
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. APPLICATIONS OF MISSION CRITICAL SYSTEMS
    4. MCS FUNCTIONAL AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    5. TYPES OF MISSION CRITICAL SYSTEMS
    6. OBJECTIVES
    7. MCS REQUIREMENTS AND IMPLEMENTATIONS
    8. LONG TERM EVOLUTION (LTE) AS A MCS
    9. REFERENCES
  8. Chapter 2: IP Multimedia Subsystem and SIP Signaling Performance Metrics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SIP PERFORMANCE ISSUES
    4. IP MULTIMEDIA SUBSYSTEM (IMS)
    5. IMS PERFORMANCE ISSUES
    6. VOICE APPLICATIONS
    7. PROBLEM DEFINITION
    8. SCOPE OF THE STUDY
    9. CHALLENGES AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS
    10. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 3: Session Initiation and IP Multimedia Subsystem Performance Evaluation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TEST-BED EXPERIMENT
    4. RESULTS
    5. OPNET SIMULATION
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    7. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 4: Performance Metrics for SIP-Based VoIP Applications Over DMO
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VOICE CODECS
    4. SIP SIGNALING PERFORMANCE METRICS
    5. VOICE QUALITY
    6. SUBJECTIVE METHODS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 5: QoS and Performance Evaluation for SIP-Based VoIP Over DMO
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELEVANT RESEARCH EFFORTS
    4. VOIP CALLS EVALUATION
    5. SIP SIGNALING EVALUATION
    6. VOICE QOS
    7. GENERAL ROUTING PERFORMANCE
    8. AODV ROUTING PERFORMANCE
    9. OLSR ROUTING PERFORMANCE
    10. RESULTS DISCUSSION FOR THE BENCHMARKING AND EVALUATION EFFORTS OF THE SIP PROCESSES
    11. SUMMARY
    12. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 6: Ultra-High-Definition Video Transmission for Mission-Critical Communication Systems Applications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ULTRA-HIGH DEFINITION
    4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 7: Quality of Experience (QoE) for Wireless Video Over Critical Communication Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE TRIPLE-Q MODEL
    4. QUALITY OF SERVICE (QoS)
    5. QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE (QoE)
    6. QUALITY OF BUSINESS (QoB)
    7. COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    8. LITERATURE REVIEW
    9. SUMMARY
    10. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 8: QoE-Driven Efficient Resource Utilisation for Video Over Critical Communication Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONTENT-AWARE VIDEO QUALITY MODELLING
    4. CONTENT-AWARE AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT RESOURCE ALLOCATION SCHEME
    5. QoE PREDICTION FOR WIRELESS VIDEO
    6. QoE-DRIVEN OPERATIONAL REGIONS IN ADAPTIVE MODULATION AND CODING
    7. RESULTS
    8. SUMMARY
    9. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 9: Streaming Coded Video in P2P Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. P2P NETWORKS
    4. VIDEO CODING TECHNIQUES
    5. VIDEO STREAMING OVER P2P NETWORKS
    6. VIDEO STREAMING OVER P2P NETWORKS USING SVC
    7. VIDEO STREAMING OVER P2P NETWORKS USING MDC
    8. COMPARING S.L, SVC AND MDC PROPOSALS
    9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 10: Quantifying QoS in Heterogeneous Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE GENERALIZED METRIC-BASED QoS ANALYSIS
    4. SIMULATION SCENARIOS
    5. SIMULATION RESULT ANALYSIS
    6. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING THE PROPOSED APPROACH
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Advanced Retransmission Protocols for Critical Wireless Communications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ARQ SCHEMES
    4. HARQ PROTOCOLS
    5. ANALYTICAL ANALYSIS OF TYPE II HARQ PERFORMANCE
    6. HARQ DATA THROUGHPUT
    7. HARQ SYSTEM GENERAL ARCHITECTURE
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 12: Security in Mission Critical Communication Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX
  19. Compilation of References
  20. About the Contributors