Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia / Edition 2

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The rapidly expanding field of mobile multimedia continually enriches the lives of consumers through outstanding innovations and advancements in products. Handheld Internet devices and portable MP3 players are only a few of the exceptional mobile devices have increased the productivity and speed of society. The Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, Second Edition provides researchers, academicians, and learners worldwide with timely, cutting-edge research in the field of mobile multimedia. This must-have, comprehensive reference contains over 60 articles from more than 150 of the world's leading international experts, creating a one-of-a-kind collection for any academic library.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605660462
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 9/30/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1158
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I Mobile computing : technology challenges, constraints, and standards 1
Ch. II Business model typology for mobile commerce 11
Ch. III Security and trust in mobile multimedia 22
Ch. IV Data dissemination in mobile environments 38
Ch. V A taxonomy of database operations on mobile devices 49
Ch. VI Interacting with mobile and pervasive computer systems 71
Ch. VII Engineering mobile group decision support 86
Ch. VIII Spatial data on the move 103
Ch. IX Key attributes and the use of advanced mobile services : lessons learned from a field study 119
Ch. X New Internet protocols for multimedia transmission 129
Ch. XI Location-based network resource management 139
Ch. XII Discovering multimedia services and contents in mobile environments 165
Ch. XIII A fast handover method for real-time multimedia services 179
Ch. XIV Real-time multimedia delivery for AII-IP mobile networks 191
Ch. XV Perceptual voice quality measurement - can you hear me loud and clear? 210
Ch. XVI Modular implementation of an ontology-driven multimedia content delivery application for mobile networks 232
Ch. XVII Software engineering for mobile multimedia : a roadmap 251
Ch. XVIII Adaptation and personalization of user interface and content 266
Ch. XIX Adapting web sites for mobile devices - a comparison of different approaches 278
Ch. XX Ensuring task conformance and adaptability of polymorph multimedia systems 291
Ch. XXI Personalized redirection of communication and data 311
Ch. XXII Situated multimedia for mobile communications 326
Ch. XXIII Context-aware mobile capture and sharing of video clips 340
Ch. XXIV Content-based video streaming approaches and challenges 357
Ch. XXV Portable MP3 players for oral comprehension of a foreign language 368
Ch. XXVI Towards a taxonomy of display styles for ubiquitous multimedia 383
Ch. XXVII Mobile fractal generation 399
Ch. XXVIII Mobile multimedia collaborative services 414
Ch. XXIX V-card : mobile multimedia for mobile marketing 430
Ch. XXX Context awareness for pervasive assistive environment 440
Ch. XXXI Architectural support for mobile context-aware applications 456
Ch. XXXII Middleware support for context-aware ubiquitous multimedia services 476
Ch. XXXIII Mobility prediction for multimedia services 491
Ch. XXXIV Distribution patterns for mobile Internet applications 507
Ch. XXXV Design of an enhanced 3G-based mobile healthcare system 521
Ch. XXXVI Securing mobile data computing in healthcare 534
Ch. XXXVII Distributed mobile services and interfaces for people suffering from cognitive deficits 544
Ch. XXXVIII Mobile magazines 555
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