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4G Technologies in Wireless Multimedia Communications (29 Nov, 11:00)

26 Novembro 2007, 11:36 - Pedro Flores Correia

"4G Technologies in Wireless Multimedia Communications from the User's Perspective"

by Prof. Zoran Bojkovic

Abstract: Multimedia networking is evolving faster than ever because of the changing requirements of users and capabilities of communication technology. Fourth generation (4G) is the latest in a series of wireless network technology families for personal communication systems. In this talk , we will start with migration to 4G mobile systems and continue with an overview of the state of - the- art in the field of the beyond third generation (B3G) and the fourth generation (4G) technologies. Then, we move to all IP network. Next, integration quality of service (QoS) and security technologies in 4G mobile multimedia will be considered. The final part of this presentation deals with security in 4G networks. Requirements from user's, network's and service's perspective are taken into account, too.

Biographic Notes: Prof. Zoran Bojkovic is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of Belgrade. He is the co-author of Packet Video Communications over ATM Networks (Prentice Hall, 2000), Multimedia Communication Systems ( Prentice Hall, 2002), Introduction to Multimedia Communications: Applications, Middleware, Networking ( Wiley, 2006), Wireless Multimedia Communication ( CRC Press, to appear 2008 ). He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has been a consultant to industry, research institutes and academia. Also, he has conducted workshops/ tutorials on multimedia and digital image processing worldwide and participated in many communication scientific and industrial international projects. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and EURASIP.