Encyclopedia of Multimedia

2008 Edition
| Editors: Borko Furht


Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Second Edition provides easy access to important concepts, issues and technology trends in the field of multimedia technologies, systems, techniques, and applications. Hundreds of leading researchers and world experts have contributed to this comprehensive collection of nearly 350 entries.

Over 1,100 heavily-illustrated pages — including 80 new entries — present concise overviews of all aspects of software, systems, web tools and hardware that enable video, audio and developing media to be shared and delivered electronically.

Borko Furht, Editor-in-Chief, in collaboration with the Editorial Board, surveyed and divided the field of multimedia into specific topics that collectively encompass foundations, technologies, applications, and emerging elements behind web technologies, wireless information transfer, and audio-visual formatting and storage. Borko Furht is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal, Multimedia Tools and Applications.

Editors and affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFlorida Atlantic University (FAU)Boca RatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer US 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-74724-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-78414-4
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Number Of Entries 486
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