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PHI Learning Information Technology : Principles and Applications

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PHI Learning Information Technology : Principles and Applications

This comprehensive yet accessible text provides a good introduction to the fundamental concepts of Information Technology and skillfully elaborates on their applications, covering in the process the entire spectrum of IT related topics.

Organized into three parts, the book offers an insightful analysis of the subject, explaining the concepts through suitable illustrations.

Part I covers basic issues and concepts of Internet and the techniques of acquiring, storing, structuring and managing information that may involve images, text files and video data. The reader is exposed to both centralized and distributed database systems.

Part II deals with the core topics in developing information systems which are based on audio and speech compression, multimedia communication techniques, and soft computing for analysis and interpretation of data.

Part III focusses on a number of application areas-as remote sensing, telemedicine, e-commerce, cybermediary and rural development-besides the traditional engineering disciplines, highlighting their social impacts.

The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of information technology, computer science as well as electronics and electrical communication engineering. It should also serve as an excellent reference for professionals in the IT field.

Key Features:
• Discusses in detail the theoretical basis behind a web graph.
• Deals with security issues of computer networks and their implications in an easy-to-understand manner.
• Contains more than 30 projects (with useful hints) that students of various IT courses would find interesting to work on.
• Three chapters are exclusively devoted to different aspects of database management and data mining systems.

1. Foreword
2. Preface.

Database Management Systems.
Role of Telecommunication in Information Technology.
Basics of the Internet.
Overview of Present Day Networking Technologies.
Principles of Visual Information Analysis.
Information Technology for Multimedia Communication.

Theoretic Structure of the World Wide Web.
Principles of Image Compression.
Text Compression. Content-based Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval.
Speech and Audio Compression.
All-Optical Networking and Evolution of Network Infrastructure: From Electrical to Optical.
Computer Security Threats and Countermeasures.
Image Databases.
Principles and Applications of Soft Computing.
An Introduction to Clustering Techniques.

Issues and Challenges.
Information Technology in Healthcare and Telemedicine.
An Overview of Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques.
E-commerce: A Source of Competitive Advantage in Global Market.
An Investigation into the Emerging 'Cybermediary' Concept.
Industrial Information Technology.
Colour Image Processing and Analysis.
Information Technology in Mining and Electrical Load Forecasting.
Information Processing from Document Images.
Information Technology for Rural Development.
Appendix-Projects for IT Courses.

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Brand / Publisher PHI Learning
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2015
ISBN 9788120321847
Author Prof : Ray & Acharya
Language English
Study Stream Engineering
Specialization Computer Science
Subject Computer Science
Pages 384
Binding Paperback


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Established in 1963, PHI Learning is a leading academic publisher of the country. Under the imprint of Eastern Economy Editions, PHI Learning has been the pioneer of low-cost high quality affordable texts. PHI titles encompass a wide range of subjects including engineering, sciences, humanities, management, computer science & information technology, social sciences and books for working professionals. With more than 3000 titles on its list today, PHI has often played a pivotal role in redesigning and reorienting university syllabi based on its valuable books.
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