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Multimedia - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Issues

Edited by Ioannis Karydis, ISBN 978-953-51-0216-8, 288 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 07, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2656
Edited Volume

The nowadays ubiquitous and effortless digital data capture and processing capabilities offered by the majority of devices, lead to an unprecedented penetration of multimedia content in our everyday life. To make the most of this phenomenon, the rapidly increasing volume and usage of digitised content requires constant re-evaluation and adaptation of multimedia methodologies, in order to meet the relentless change of requirements from both the user and system perspectives. Advances in Multimedia provides readers with an overview of the ever-growing field of multimedia by bringing together various research studies and surveys from different subfields that point out such important aspects. Some of the main topics that this book deals with include: multimedia management in peer-to-peer structures & wireless networks, security characteristics in multimedia, semantic gap bridging for multimedia content and novel multimedia applications.