Multimedia Fundamentals, Volume 1: Media Coding and Content Processing / Edition 2

Multimedia Fundamentals, Volume 1: Media Coding and Content Processing / Edition 2

by Ralf Steinmetz, Klara Nahrstedt
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130313998

ISBN-13: 9780130313997

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

  • The state-of-the-art in multimedia content analysis, media foundations, and compression
  • Covers digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation
  • Includes real-world project sets that help you build and test your expertise
  • By two of the world's leading experts in advanced multimedia systems development

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Overview

  • The state-of-the-art in multimedia content analysis, media foundations, and compression
  • Covers digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation
  • Includes real-world project sets that help you build and test your expertise
  • By two of the world's leading experts in advanced multimedia systems development

The practical, example-rich guide to media coding and content processing for every multimedia developer.

From DVDs to the Internet, media coding and content processing are central to the effective delivery of high-quality multimedia. In this book, two of the field's leading experts introduce today's state-of-the-art, presenting realistic examples and projects designed to help implementers create multimedia systems with unprecedented performance. Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt introduce the fundamental characteristics of digital audio, images, video, graphics, and animation; demonstrate powerful new approaches to content analysis and compression; and share expert insights into system and end-user issues every advanced multimedia professional must understand. Coverage includes:

  • Generic characteristics of multimedia and data streams, and their impact on multimedia system design
  • Essential audio concepts and representation techniques: sound perception, psychoacoustics, music, MIDI, Speech signals, and related I/O and transmission issues
  • Graphics and image characteristics: image formats, analysis, synthesis, reconstruction, and output
  • Video signals, television formats, digitization, and computer-based animation issues
  • Fundamental compression methods: run-length, Huffman, and subband coding
  • Multimedia compression standards: JPEG, H.232, and various MPEG techniques
  • Optical storage technologies and techniques: CD-DA, CD-ROM, DVD, and beyond
  • Content processing techniques: Image analysis, video processing, cut detection, and audio analysis

First in an authoritative 3-volume set on tomorrow's robust multimedia desktop: real-time audio, video, and streaming media.

Multimedia Fundamentals offers a single, authoritative source for the knowledge and techniques you need to succeed with any advanced multimedia development project. Look for Volume 2 focusing on networking and operating system-related issues, and Volume 3 focusing on service and application issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130313997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
IMSC Press Multimedia Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Media and Data Streams.

3. Audio Technology.

4. Graphics and Images.

5. Video Technology.

6. Computer-Based Animation.

7. Data Compression.

8. Optical Storage Media.

9. Content Analysis.

Bibliography.

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