Some books, book chapters and short articles written by faculty and students associated with Multimedia Systems Lab have been listed on this page.



  1. B. Prabhakaran, “Multimedia Database Management Systems,” , Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 1996
  2. B. Prabhakaran and Mohsen, “Mobile Computing Environments for Multimedia Systems, eds.,” , Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Book Chapters

  1. B. Prabhakaran, “Multimedia Synchronization,” Design and Applications of Multimedia Systems, Prof Borko Furht, ed., Kluwer Academic Publishers
  2. B. Prabhakaran, “Multimedia Synchronization,” Handbook of Multimedia Systems, CRC Press, Florida
  3. B. Prabhakaran, “Temporal Models and Their Applications in Multimedia Information Retrieval,” Design and Management of Multimedia Information Systems: Opportunities and Challenges, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, USA2001
  4. N. Chokka Reddy, B. Prabhakaran, and H. Zhiyong, “Animation Databases,”Handbook of Video Databases, CRC Press, Florida 2003, pp. 417-440
  5. H. Li and B. Prabhakaran, “Middleware for Streaming 3D Progressive Meshes Over Lossy Networks,”Chapter 33, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Borko Furht, Springer 2005, pp. 409-416
  6. Chuanjun Li, Latifur Khan and B. Prabhakaran, “Feature Selection for Classification of Variable length Multi-attribute Motions,” Chapter 7, Multimedia Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, V. A. Petrushin and L. Khan, eds., Springer-Verlag 2007, pp. 129-152 , ISBN:978-1-84628-436-6 
  7. B. Thuraisingham, L. Khan, and B. Prabhakaran, “Multimedia Databases,”Encyclopedia of Multimedia, CRC Press
  8. B. Thuraisingham, L. Khan, B. Prabhakaran, and L. Wang, “Managing and Mining Multimedia Data, Animations and Annotation,” Chaper in Edited Book, Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering 2008, John Wiley & Sons
  9. Yohan Jin, Myunghoon Suk, and B.Prabhakaran, “3D Human Motion Control Through Refined Video Gesture Annotation,” Chapter in Edited Book, Handbook of Digital Media in Entertainment and Arts, Springer

Short Articles

  1. H. Li and B. Prabhakaran, “Compressed progressive meshes,” Chapter 33, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Springer2005, pp. 84-85
  2. H. Li and B. Prabhakaran, “Progressive Forest split,” Chapter 33, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Springer 2005, pp. 714-714
  3. H. Li and B. Prabhakaran, “Valence driven conquest,” Chapter 33, Encyclopedia of Multimedia, Springer 2005, pp. 857-858