Multimedia Information Storage and Retrieval: Techniques and Technologies, 1st Edition

  • Philip K.C. Tse
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  • ISBN-10: 1599042274
  • ISBN-13: 9781599042275
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 393 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Since multimedia systems are required to store and manipulate a variety of media types - including text, graphics, images, sound, audio, and video among many others - applications such as video-on-demand systems, interactive television and video conferencing are becoming widely available at warp speed. This presents new challenges and obstacles to those in the multimedia industry.

This eBook offers solutions to these challenges, providing data placement techniques, scheduling methods, caching techniques and emerging characteristics of multimedia information. This ground-breaking reference is perfect for academicians, students, professionals and practitioners in the multimedia industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Background.
2: Introduction.
3: Multimedia Information.
4: Storage System Architectures.
5: Data Compression Techniques and Standards.
6: Summary to Section I.
7: Data Placement on Disks.
8: Statistical Placement on Disks.
9: Striping on Disks.
10: Replication Placement on Disks.
11: Constraint Allocation on Disks.
12: Summary to Section IIa.
13: Data Placement on Hierarchical Storage Systems.
14: Tertiary Storage Devices.
15: Contiguous Placement on Hierarchical Storage Systems.
16: Statistical Placement on Hierarchical Storage Systems.
17: Striping on Hierarchical Storage Systems.
18: Constraint Allocation on Hierarchical Storage Systems.
19: Summary to Section IIb.
20: Disk Scheduling Methods.
21: Scheduling Methods for Disk Requests.
22: Feasibility Conditions of Concurrent Streams.
23: Scheduling Methods for Request Streams.
24: Summary to Section III.
25: Data Migration.
26: Staging Methods.
27: Time Slicing Method.
28: Normal Pipelining.
29: Space Efficient Pipelining.
30: Segmented Pipelining.
31: Summary to Section IV.
32: Cache Replacement Policy.
33: Memory Caching Methods.
34: Stream Dependent Caching.
35: Cooperative Web Caching.
36: Summary to Section V.
About the Author.