Multimedia Storage and Retrieval
An Algorithmic Approach
Normal Price: $210.95
Your Price: $189.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.49 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Multimedia Storage and Retrieval by Jan Korst
Book DescriptionThe success of multimedia information systems to adequately meet the needs of accessing and presenting audio/video information from a large multimedia server depends heavily on the proper use of storage and retrieval algorithms suitable for this task. "Multimedia Storage and Retrieval" describes various algorithms from simple to sophisticated: from single user to multiple users, from constant-bit-rate to variable-bit-rate streams, and from single disk to multiple disks. This book emphasizes storage and retrieval of video data using magnetic disk systems and its elementary, mathematical approach concentrates on the fundamental algorithms.This book: provides those new to the subject with the basic principles of the design and analysis of video-on-demand systems and guides the reader towards a thorough understanding of the field; comprehensively covers disk scheduling algorithms, including round robin, double and triple buffering, grouped sweeping, and dual sweep; extensively treats storage strategies, including contiguous and segmented storage, track pairing, striping, and random redundant storage; and, concludes with further optimizations in the area of video transmission, covering bit-rate smoothing and near video-on-demand strategies. Senior undergraduate and graduate students on computer science and electrical engineering courses will all find this book appealing. Researchers and those in industry will also find it an invaluable reference.
Buy Multimedia Storage and Retrieval book by Jan Korst from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780470091036
(238mm x 163mm x 21mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jan Korst
Simulated Annealing and Boltzmann Machines, Hardback (December 1988)» View all books by Jan Korst
Wiley-Interscience Series in Discrete Mathematics and Optimization Advisory Editors Ronald L. Graham Jan Karel Lenstra Robert E. Tarjan Discrete Mathematics and Optimization involves the study of finite structures. It is one of the fastest growing areas in mathematics today.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Multimedia Storage and Retrieval book by Jan Korst and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jan Korst
Jan Korst received his M.Sc. degree in mathematics from Delft University of Technology, and his Ph.D.degree from Eindhoven University of Technology, both in the Netherlands. Since 1985, he has been with the Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven. His research lies mainly in the areas of scheduling and resource management problems in the areas of IC design and multimedia systems. Verus Pronk received his M.Sc. degree with distinction in mathematics from Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands. Since 1988, he has been with the Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven, where he has been active in the fields of fault-tolerant computing and communication, resource management in multimedia systems, contract negotiation and charging in ATM networks, and MAC protocols and scheduling in access networks. His current activities focus on performance issues and quality of service in access networks and in video-on-demand systems.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.