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Title: Editorial -Special issue on adaptive multimedia computing
Authors: Guan, SU
Lai, R
Keywords: Multimedia;Multimedia computing;Adaptive multimedia
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Journal of Systems and Software. 75 (3) 235-236
Abstract: In recent years, there is an emerging research area in multimedia computing, with the increasing number of related work in scalable video, adaptive multimedia documents, adaptive multimedia services, to name just a few. This new trend comes about partly due to the increasing use of mobile media devices where media requirements could change among users and devices and at different times of reception or presentation, and partly due to the changing network conditions, where best-effort service is the general practice. Any change in Quality of Services (QoS) could imply a change in the delivery or scheduling of media contents. To complicate the matter, user interruptions or requirement changes during the communication process could also occur; for example, a user may not be satisfied with the current media quality and decide an upgrade in real time. The status quo is that this new research paradigm is beginning to take shape while no effort has been made to draw a roadmap for it. We could see some major research work missing, for example, formal methods or modeling of adaptive multimedia
ISSN: 0164-1212
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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