Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition

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Pagani, Margherita
IGI Global, Aug 31, 2008 - Computers - 1756 pages

Advances in hardware, software, and audiovisual rendering technologies of recent years have unleashed a wealth of new capabilities and possibilities for multimedia applications, creating a need for a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.

The Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking provides hundreds of contributions from over 200 distinguished international experts, covering the most important issues, concepts, trends, and technologies in multimedia technology. This must-have reference contains over 1,300 terms, definitions, and concepts, providing the deepest level of understanding of the field of multimedia technology and networking for academicians, researchers, and professionals worldwide.

 

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Contents

Issues with Distance Education in SubSaharan Africa
802
IT Management in Small and MediumSized Enterprises
808
Knowledge Management and Information Technology Security Services
814
KnowledgeBuilding through Collaborative WebBased Learning Community or Ecology in Education
821
Latest Trends in Mobile Business
829
Leading Virtual Teams
835
Library 20 as a New Participatory Context
842
Live Music and Performances in a Virtual World
849

Architectures of the Interworking of 3G Cellular Networks and Wireless LANs
67
Argument Structure Models and Visualization
75
Assessing Digital Video Data Similarity
83
Audio Streaming to IPEnabled Bluetooth Devices
90
Automatic Lecture Recording for Lightweight Content Production
98
Automatic Self Healing Using Immune Systems
105
Basic Concepts of Mobile Radio Technologies
113
Biometrics
121
Blogs as Corporate Tools
128
Blogs in Education
134
Breakthroughs and Limitations of XML Grammar Similarity
140
Broadband Fiber Optical Access
149
Broadband Solutions for Residential Customers
157
Broadband Solutions for the Last Mile to Malaysian Residential Customers
164
Building Social Relationships in a Virtual Community of Gamers
171
Business Decisions through Mobile Computing
178
Calm Technologies as the Future Goal of Information Technologies
187
Cell Broadcast as an Option for Emergency Warning Systems
195
Characteristics Limitations and Potential of Advergames
205
From Circuit Switched to IPBased Networks
212
Cognitive Issues in Tailoring Multimedia Learning Technology to the Human Mind
218
Community of Production
224
A Comparison of Human and Computer Information Processing
230
Conceptual Methodological and Ethical Challenges of InternetBased Data Collection
240
Consumer Attitudes toward RFID Usage
247
Content Sharing Systems for Digital Media
254
ContentBased Multimedia Retrieval
260
Contract Negotiation in EMarketplaces
267
Cost Models for Bitstream Access Service
276
Critical Issues and Implications of Digital TV Transition
286
Critical Issues in Content Repurposing for Small Devices
293
CrossChannel Cooperation
299
Current Challenges in Intrusion Detection Systems
305
Current Impact and Future Trends of Mobile Devices and Mobile Applications
312
Customizing Multimedia with MultiTrees
318
Dark Optical Fiber Models for Broadband Networked Cities
324
Design and Evaluation for the Future of mInteraction
332
Developing Content Delivery Networks
341
Development of IT and Virtual Communities
349
Developments and Defenses of Malicious Code
356
Digital Filters
364
Digital Television and Breakthrough Innovation
373
Digital TV as a Tool to Create Multimedia Services Delivery Platform
380
Digital Video Broadcasting DVB Evolution
391
Digital Watermarking and Steganography
402
Distance Education
410
Distance Learning Concepts and Technologies
417
DMB Market and Audience Attitude
423
Dynamic Information Systems in Higher Education
430
Educational Technology Standards in Focus
436
Efficiency and Performance of Work Teams in Collaborative Online Learning
444
ELearning Applications through Space Observations
451
ELearning Systems Content Adaptation Frameworks and Techniques
460
Elementary School Students Information Retrieval and the Web
469
Enhancing ECommerce through Sticky Virtual Communities
477
Ethernet Passive Optical Networks
482
Evaluation of Interactive Digital TV Commerce Using the AHP Approach
489
Evolution not Revolution in NextGeneration Wireless Telephony
496
Evolution of DSL Technologies Over Copper Cabling
502
Evolution of TDSCDMA Networks
513
Evolution of Technologies Standards and Deployment of 2G5G Networks
522
An Examination of Website Usability
533
Experience Factors and Tool Use in EndUser Web Development
539
Exploiting Captions for Multimedia Data Mining
546
Extracting More Bandwidth Out of Twisted Pairs of Copper Wires
552
Face for Interface
560
FineGrained Data Access for Networking Applications
568
Global Address Allocation for Wide Area IPMulticasting
574
Going Virtual
581
Guaranteeing Quality of Service in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
587
High Speed Packet Access Broadband Mobile Communications
595
A Historical Analysis of the Emergence of Free Cooperative Software Production
605
A History of Computer Networking Technology
613
Honest Communication in Online Learning
619
Human Factors Assessment of Multimedia Products and Systems
625
HyperReality
631
Hypervideo
641
The Impact of Broadband on Education in the USA
648
Implementation of Quality of Service in VoIP
655
Implementing DWDM LambdaGrids
661
Information Security and Risk Management
668
Information Security Management
675
Information Security Management in Picture Archiving and Communication Systems for the Healthcare Industry
682
Information Security Threats to Network Based Information Systems
691
Intellectual Property Protection in Software Enterprises
697
Intelligent Personalization Agent for Product Brokering
703
Interacting Effectively in International Virtual Offices
710
Interaction between Mobile Agents and Web Services
717
Interactive Digital Television
726
Interactive Multimedia Technologies for Distance Education in Developing Countries
735
Interactive Playout of Digital Video Streams
749
Interactive Television Evolution
757
Interactive Television Research Opportunities
763
InterfaceBased Differences in Online Decision Making
769
Internet and EBusiness Security
776
Introducing Digital Case Library
782
Investing in Multimedia Agents for ELearning Solutions
789
Issue and Practices of Electronic Learning
795
Local Loop Unbundling LLU Policies in the European Framework
854
A Managerial Analysis of Fiber Optic Communications
866
Managerial Computer Business Games
873
Marketing Research Using Multimedia Technologies
880
Measuring and Mapping the World Wide Web M through Web Hyperlinks
887
Media Channel Preferences of Mobile Communities
894
Methodological Framework and Application Integration Services in Enterprise Information Systems
901
Methods and Issues for Research in Virtual Communities
912
Methods for Dependability and Security Analysis of Large Networks
921
Mobile Agent Authentication and Authorization
930
Mobile Computing and Commerce Legal Implications
938
Mobile Geographic Information Services
944
Mobile Web Services for Mobile Commerce
950
Multimedia Content Protection Technology
957
Multimedia Data Mining Trends and Challenges
965
Multimedia Encryption
972
Multimedia for Direct Marketing
978
Multimedia Information Retrieval at a Crossroad
986
Multimedia Representation
995
Multimedia Standards for iTV Technology
1008
Multimedia Technologies in Education
1017
Multiplexing Digital Multimedia Data
1023
MultiUser Virtual Environments for Teaching and Learning
1033
The NDimensional Geometry and Kinaesthetic Space of the Internet
1042
Network Deployment for Social Benefits in Developing Countries
1048
NetworkBased Information System Model for Research
1055
A New Framework for Interactive Entertainment Technologies
1061
New Technology for Empowering Virtual Communities
1066
Online Communities and Social Networking
1072
Online Education and Cultural Background
1080
Online Privacy Issues
1086
Ontology and Multimedia
1093
An Open ELearning Specification for Multiple Learners and Flexible Pedagogies
1100
Open Source Database Technologies
1106
Opportunities and Challenges from Unlicensed Mobile Access UMA Technology
1112
Optical Burst Switch as a New Switching Paradigm for HighSpeed Internet
1122
An Overview of Privilege Management Infrastructure PMI
1130
PeertoPeer Usage Analysis
1136
Personalized Advertising Methods in Digital Interactive Television
1142
The Perspectives of MessageBased Service in Taiwan
1148
Pervasive iTV and Creative Networked Multimedia Systems
1154
Picture Archiving and Communication System for Public Healthcare
1162
PolicyBased Management for Call Control
1171
Polymer Optical Fibers POF Applications for Indoor Cell Coverage Transmission Infrastructure
1178
Privacy Risk in ECommerce
1188
Public Opinion and the Internet
1194
Rapid ELearning in the University
1200
Relationships between Wireless Technology Investment and Organizational Performance
1206
Reliability Issues of the MulticastBased Mediacommunication
1215
RePurposeable Learning Objects Based on Teaching and Learning Styles
1224
RFID Technologies and Applications
1232
RichProspect Browsing Interfaces
1240
Road Map to Information Security Management
1249
Scanning Multimedia Business Environments
1257
A Second Look at Improving Student Interaction with Internet and Peer Review
1264
A Security Framework for EMarketplace Participation
1272
Security of Web Servers and Web Services
1284
Semantic Web Services
1293
A Simple and Secure Credit CardBased Payment System
1299
SimulationBased Comparison of TCP and TCPFriendly Protocols
1307
Social Networking
1316
Social Software and Web 20
1327
Sociocultural Implications of Wikipedia
1333
Spam Over Internet Telephony
1339
Status and Future Trends of Multimedia Interactivity on the Web
1345
Strategies for Next Generation Networks Architectures
1351
Teachers Use of Information and Communications Technology ICT
1359
Teaching and Learning with Mobile Technologies
1366
The Technological Revolution in Survey Data Collection
1373
Teletranslation
1379
Teleworkers Security Risks Minimized with Informal Online Information TechnologyCommunities of Practice
1387
Theoretical Foundations for Educational Multimedia
1391
Tourist Applications Made Easier Using Near Field Communication
1399
Towards Management of Interoperable Learning Objects
1406
Towards Unified Services in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks Based on SoftSwitch Platform
1416
Trends in Telecommunications and Networking in Secure ECommerce Applications
1423
Ubiquitous Commerce
1430
Ubiquitous Mobile Learning in Higher Education
1436
UltraWideband Solutions for Last Mile Access Network
1443
UML as an Essential Tool for Implementing eCRM Systems
1453
Unified Architecture for DVBH Electronic Service Guide
1464
Unified KSCode
1473
Usability in Mobile Computing and Commerce
1480
Use of Semantics to Manage 3D Scenes in Web Platforms
1487
User Interface Issues in Multimedia
1493
Using Computer Mediated Communication as a Tool to Facilitate Intercultural Collaboration of Global Virtual Teams
1499
Video Ontology
1506
Virtual Communities
1512
Virtual Community Mentoring in Higher Education
1520
The Virtual Public Sphere
1525
Virtual Reality in Medicine
1531
Web 20 and BeyondParticipation Culture on the Web
1537
Web Design Concept
1545
Wiki Technology as a Knowledge Management System
1551
WLAN Security Management
1558
The World of Podcasting Screencasting Blogging and Videoblogging
1573
Index
1581

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About the author (2008)

Margherita Pagani is Assistant Professor of Management at Bocconi University (Milan) and Head Researcher for New Media&Tv-lab at the I-LAB Centre for Research on the Digital Economy. She is Associate Senior Editor for the Journal of Information Science and Technology (JIST). She was Visiting Professor at Redlands University (California) and Visiting Scholar at Sloan-MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) where she collaborates within the working group “Value Chain Dynamics” (Communications Future Program). She is member of the Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce (IJCEC), Industrial Marketing Management, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Technology Management and Tourism Management. She is the author of the books La Tv nell’era digitale (EGEA, 2000), Multimedia and Interactive Digital TV: Managing the Opportunities Created by Digital Convergence (IRM Press – USA, 2003 and Communication Books – Korea, 2006), Wireless technologies in a 3G-4G mobile environment: exploring new business paradigms (EGEA – 2006). She has edited the book Mobile and Wireless Systems Beyond 3G: Managing New Business Opportunities (IRM Press 2005) and Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking (Idea Group Reference 2005). She has published articles focused on mobile adoption models and interactive digital television in Information&Management (Elesevier), Journal of Interactive Marketing (Wiley) and The International Journal on Media Management. [Editor]

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