Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Austria)]
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  • ISBN-10: 1591408687
  • ISBN-13: 9781591408680
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 598 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released July 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Originally published in print format in 2006.

The Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia provides a descriptive, analytical, and comprehensive assessment of factors, trends, and issues in the ever-changing field of mobile multimedia. This authoritative research-based publication also offers in-depth explanations of mobile solutions and their specific applications areas, as well as an overview of the future outlook for mobile multimedia. This timely reference source provides direction for future researchers to pursue when examining issues in the field, and is also the perfect tool for practitioners interested in applying pioneering concepts in practical situations.

Key features inclued:

  • Authoritative contributions by the world's leading experts
  • A single source for comprehensive information on an expansive field
  • In-depth description of key issues, terms, and concepts
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • Comprehensive references on existing literature and research on mobile multimedia
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to mobile multimedia



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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Basic Concepts.
Mobile Computing: Technology Challenges, Constraints, and Standards.
Business Model Typology for Mobile Commerce.
Security and Trust in Mobile Multimedia.
Data Dissemination in Mobile Environments.
A Taxonomy of Database Operations on Mobile Devices.
Interacting with Mobile and Pervasive Computer Systems.
Engineering Mobile Group Decision Support.
Spatial Data on the Move.
Key Attributes and the Use of Advanced Mobile Services: Lessons Learned from a Field Study.
Standards and Protocols.
New Internet Protocols for Multimedia Transmission.
Location-Based Network Resource Management.
Discovering Multimedia Services and Contents in Mobile Environments.
A Fast Handover Method for Real-Time Multimedia Services.
Real-Time Multimedia Delivery for All-IP Mobile Networks.
Perceptual Voice Quality Measurement – Can You Hear Me Loud and Clear?.
Modular Implementation of an Ontology-Driven Multimedia Content Delivery Application for Mobile Networks.
Software Engineering for Mobile Multimedia: A Roadmap.
Multimedia Information.
Adaptation and Personalization of User Interface and Content.
Adapting Web Sites for Mobile Devices - A Comparison of Different Approaches.
Ensuring Task Conformance and Adaptability of Polymorph Multimedia Systems.
Personalized Redirection of Communication and Data.
Situated Multimedia for Mobile Communications.
Context-Aware Mobile Capture and Sharing of Video Clips.
Content-Based Video Streaming Approaches and Challenges.
Portable MP3 Players for Oral Comprehension of a Foreign Language.
Towards a Taxonomy of Display Styles for Ubiquitous Multimedia.
Mobile Fractal Generation.
Applications and Services.
Mobile Multimedia Collaborative Services.
V-Card: Mobile Multimedia for Mobile Marketing.
Context Awareness for Pervasive Assistive Environment.
Architectural Support for Mobile Context-Aware Applications.
Middleware Support for Context-Aware Ubiquitous Multimedia Services.
Mobility Prediction for Multimedia Services.
Distribution Patterns for Mobile Internet Applications.
Design of an Enhanced 3G-Based Mobile Healthcare System.
Securing Mobile Data Computing in Healthcare.
Distributed Mobile Services and Interfaces for People Suffering from Cognitive Deficits.
Mobile Magazines.
About the Authors.