Synopses & Reviews
This book provides a state-of-the-art review of information technology tools for multimedia and its applications. It explores specifically the integration of multimedia applications and the information superhighway. The book is divided into three main parts. Part one discusses innovative applications in the public sector. Multimedia and intelligent systems will have a significant influence in many aspects of the public sector in the future. Part two is entitled Innovative Applications on the Horizon, and is concerned with turning current technological opportunities into real benefits in the future. Part three, Intelligent Systems, deals with systems used for application development, platforms for these systems and intelligent applications.
Table of Contents
Innovative applications in the public sector. Enabling technologies. Applications I. Virtual education. Health care and technology. Public sector information systems. Standardization. Innovative applications on the horizon. Information superhighway. Information spaces. Applications II. Language description. Distributed software. Applications III. Intelligent systems. Design methodologies. Agent based CSCW tools. Management systems. Collaboration tools. Neural networks. CSCW software environments. Intelligent tool kits. Intellignent systems. Information systems. Multimedia navigation. Information theory. Data compression theory. Knowledge engineering tools.