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Multimedia communications : applications, networks, protocols and standards / Fred Halsall

Main Author Halsall, Fred Country Reino Unido. Publication Harlow : Addison-Wesley, 2001 Description XX, 1034 p. : il. ; 25 cm ISBN 0-201-39818-4 CDU 681.324
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Addressing the main areas associated with multimedia communications, this text identifies the different types of multimedia applications, quantifies their communication requirements and describes the operation and protocols of the different kinds of networks that are used to support them. These networks include LANs, the Internet and World Wide Web, and home-entertainment networks such as cable and satellite.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Multimedia Communications
  • 2 Multimedia Information Representation
  • 3 Text and Image Compression
  • 4 Audio and Video Compression
  • 5 Standards for Multimedia Communications
  • 6 Digital Communication Basics
  • 7 Circuit-switched networks
  • 8 Enterprise Networks
  • 9 The Internet
  • 10 Broadband ATM Networks
  • 11 Entertainment Networks and High-Speed Modems
  • 12 Transport Protocols
  • 13 Application Support Functions
  • 14 Internet Applications
  • 15 The World Wide Web

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