About this title Multimedia Communications by Fred Halsall addresses the main subject areas associated with multimedia communications applications, networks, protocols, and standards at a level that enables the reader to develop an in-depth understanding of the technical issues associated with this rapidly evolving subject. The book 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. It is appropriate for both Computer Science and Electronic Engineering departments. From the Back Cover: The fast-growing field of multimedia communications involves the use of varied media types text, images, speech, audio and video in a wide range of subject areas. Multimedia Communications by Fred Halsall addresses all of these subject areas to a depth that enables the reader to build up a thorough understanding of the technical issues associated with this rapidly evolving subject.
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