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Perspectives on Multimedia: Communication, Media and Information Technology
Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Computer Science. Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Centre for HumanIT.
Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Information Systems and Project Management.
2003 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The uses of multimedia are rapidly increasing. Its power to present information in ways not previously possible and its integration of resources, allow for the creation of rich learning environments. The book "Perspectives on Multimedia: Communication, Media and Information Technology" provides a critical examination of the latest multimedia developments and approaches, such as Interface Technology and QoS architectures.



Topics covered include:

- The key concepts intrinsic to digital forms of multimedia: integration, interactivity, hypermedia, immersion, narrativity, and hybridity.

- The development of Informatiuon Technology (IT) usage in society and in the business community.

- How modern IT enables private companies and public organisations to support business operations, create new business opportunities, and to promote more proactive service management.

- Multimedia from a computer science perspective and how computer science provides the technical foundation for the computer software and hardware that drives the information usage.



Gives a broad range of perspectives on key issues for interactive multimedia in organsiations and industry today. This book will be of interest to practioners involved in multimedia development in an organisation, management consultants gviving professional advice on digital solutions and inforamtion technology matters to their customer organisations and academics focusing on business and technical aspects of multimedia frameworks

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Chichester, London: John Wiley & Sons , 2003.
Keyword [en]
Computer Science perspective, Information Systems perspective, information technology, Media and Communication perspective, multimedia, perspectives
National Category
Information Systems Computer Science
Research subject
Information Systems; Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-22365ISBN: 0470868635OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-22365DiVA: diva2:596042
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