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Multimedia Systems

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students will

  • understand multimedia,
  • be able to use multimedia authoring tools,
  • understand multimedia data representation, and
  • understand and use video and audio compression and coding.

Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic principles and current technologies of multimedia systems. Topics to be covered include: what is multimedia? multimedia and hypermedia; multimedia and the world wide web; multimedia authoring and tools; multimedia data representations; basic concepts of images, audio and video; lossless and lossy image, audio and video compression algorithms.

Course Content

  1. Introduction
  2. Multimedia Authoring and Tools
  3. Data Representations
  4. Image and Video
  5. Fundamental Concepts of Video
  6. Basics of Digital Audio
  7. Lossless Compression Algorithms
  8. Lossy Compression Algorithms
  9. Image Compression Standards
  10. Basic Video Compression Techniques
  11. MPEG Video and Audio Coding