Multimedia systems - requirements, technology.
Coding and compression standards - JPEG, MPEG, etc.
Architecture issues in multimedia. Desk area networks.
Operating Systems Issues in multimedia - real-time OS issues, synchronization, interrupt handling, etc.
Database issuses in multimedia - indexing and storing multimedia data, disk placement, disk scheduling, searching for a multimedia document.
Networkng issues in multimedia - Quality-of-service guarantees, resource reservation, traffic specification, shaping, and monitoring, admission control, etc. Multicasting issues.
Session directories. Protocols for controlling sessions.
Security issues in multimedia - digital watermarking, partial encryption schemes for video streams.
Multimedia applications - audio and video conferencing, video on demand, voice over IP, etc.
Latest developments in the field of multimedia.
Multimedia Systems (ACM Press)
ACM SIGMM conference.