Video Traces for Network Performance Evaluation: A by Patrick Seeling

By Patrick Seeling

Multimedia networking functions and, specifically, the shipping of c- pressed video are anticipated to give a contribution signi?cantly to the tra?c sooner or later web and instant networks. For shipping over networks, video is usually encoded (i. e. , compressed) to lessen the bandwidth specifications. Even compressed video, despite the fact that, calls for huge bandwidths of the order of hundred kbps or Mbps. additionally, compressed video streams in most cases - hibit hugely variable bit charges (VBR) in addition to lengthy diversity dependence (LRD) houses. This, along side the stringent caliber of provider (QoS) necessities (loss and hold up) of video tra?c, makes the delivery of video tra?covercommunicationnetworksachallengingproblem. Asaconsequence, within the final decade the networking examine neighborhood has witnessed an - plosion in examine on all elements of video shipping. The features of video tra?c, video tra?c modeling, in addition to protocols and mechanisms for the e?cient shipping of video streams, have acquired loads of curiosity between networking researchers and community operators and a plethora of video shipping schemes were built. For constructing and comparing video shipping mechanisms and for - seek on video networking as a rule, it can be crucial to have on hand a few characterizationofthevideo. Generally,therearethreedi?erentwaystoch- acterize encoded video for the aim of networking examine: (i)video tra?c model,(ii) video bit move, and (iii) video tra?c trace.

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Screening the Male: Exploring Masculinities in the Hollywood by Steve Cohan, Ina Rae Hark

By Steve Cohan, Ina Rae Hark

Screening the male re-examines the complex prestige of masculinity either in Hollywood cinema and feminist movie theory.
Classical Hollywood cinema has been theoretically verified as an unlimited excitement desktop, production an idealized viewer via its phallocentric ideological equipment. Feminist feedback has proven how tough it truly is for the feminine viewer to withstand turning into implicated during this representational process. however the theroies have missed the importance of the matter itself - of the masuline motivation on the center of the procedure. The essays right here discover these male characters, spectators, and performers who occupy positions conventionally encoded as "feminine" in Hollywood narrative and questions simply how safe that orthodox male place is.
Screening the Male brings jointly a powerful crew of either demonstrated and rising students from Britain, the us and Australia unified through a priority with matters that movie theorists have solely inked to the femninie and never the masculne: spectacle, masochism, passivity, masquerade and, such a lot of all, the physique because it indicates gendered, racial, classification and generatonal adjustments.

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British Crime Film: Subverting the Social Order by Barry Forshaw

By Barry Forshaw

Presenting a social historical past of British crime movie, this e-book specializes in the innovations utilized in order to handle extra radical notions surrounding type, politics, intercourse, delinquency, violence and censorship. Spanning post-war crime cinema to present-day "Mockney" productions, it contextualizes the flicks and identifies very important and ignored works.

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Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second by Julien R. Fielding

By Julien R. Fielding

Researching international Religions at 24 Frames according to moment takes scholars past the written web page, supplying an exploration of spiritual traditions in the course of the learn of function movies and focusing mostly on jap traditions. Biographical sketches of administrators whose motion pictures are inclined to specialise in a specific spiritual culture also are integrated, akin to Zhang Yimou, Hayao Miyazaki, Deepa Mehta, and Akira Kurosawa.This e-book offers the required heritage details at the numerous religions earlier than taking a look at how their rules might be understood no longer via texts yet throughout the cinematic medium. to maintain the dialog clean, lots of the movies utilized in the ebook have been made in the final decade, together with celebrity Wars, The Lord of the jewelry, The wood Man's Bride, the nice Yokai warfare, struggle membership, lively Away, and Jacob's Ladder.

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