Web Content Delivery

Web Content Delivery

by Xueyan Tang, Jianliang Xu, Samuel T. Chanson
     
 

The concept of content delivery has become increasingly more important due to rapidly growing demands for efficient distribution and fast access of information from the Internet. The content can be diverse and broad-ranging, and the desire to facilitate ubiquitous information access demands varied network architectures and hardware devices. The need to deliver

Overview

The concept of content delivery has become increasingly more important due to rapidly growing demands for efficient distribution and fast access of information from the Internet. The content can be diverse and broad-ranging, and the desire to facilitate ubiquitous information access demands varied network architectures and hardware devices. The need to deliver quality information – given the nature of the content, network connections and client devices – introduces various challenges for content delivery technologies.

Web Content Delivery offers the most comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art research, providing insightful and thought-provoking possibilities for the future of web applications. Written by leading international researchers, the book focuses on web content delivery, dynamic web content, streaming media delivery and ubiquitous web access.

Web Content Delivery is an essential reference for both academic researchers and industrial practitioners.

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"This book is devoted to content delivery, also known as content distribution. … This is a specialized book that will appeal to researchers interested in multimedia services issues, particularly Web content delivery. For those in this research community, it will be very valuable." (Mario Freire, Computing Reviews, August, 2006)

"This book is a collection of academic papers. These have been written by leading researchers around the world and assembled by the editors as a representation of the state-of-the-art in web content delivery. … The book is professionally produced, clearly printed and well laid out. … it is reasonably sized for easy transportation, so could be a companion on a long journey to a conference. … It should certainly grace the computer-science shelf of any self-respecting university library." (Andrew Neill, Informer, Spring, 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441937261
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/06/2010
Series:
Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series , #2
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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