College of Science

Courses

Multimedia Systems

Course Code C0671 Th 4 Pr 4 CrHrs 3

          Media types (text, graphics, images, audio, speech, video, animation). The components of the multimedia system. Hypermedia and the Web. Review of multimedia software tools and authorization. VRML. Graphics and images: display types and file formats. Review of color images and video clips: basic models of color. Video: Component and composite video, S-video, analog and digital video. Digital Audio: Sampling, quantization, coding and transmission of sound. Compressing multimedia data with and without losses. Standards of compressing still images. Basic techniques of compressing video and audio. Requirements to computer and system software in multimedia applications. Apparatus for collecting and storing multimedia data. The requirements of the human-computer interface in multimedia. Multimedia networks and transmission of images. Visualization. Legal aspects of multimedia.

Upon completion of the course, the students are expected to:

  1. Describe the types of media and define multimedia system.
  2. Describe the process of digitizing (quantization) of different analog signals (text, graphics, sound and video).
  3. Use and apply tools for image processing, video, sound and animation.
  4. Apply methodology to develop a multimedia system.

Apply acquired knowledge in the field of multimedia in practice and independently continue to expand knowledge in this field.

Distribution of Marks

Final Mark

Final Exam

Second Term

Mid-Year

First Term

100

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

20

30

5

5

10

20

5

5

References

SN

 Parag Havaldar, Gerard Medioni, Multimedia Systems: Algorithms, Standards, and Industry Practices, Cengage Learning, 2010.

1

Z-N. Li, M.S. Drew, and J. Liu, Fundamentals of Multimedia, 2nd Ed., Springer, Switzerland, 2014.

2

Vaughan, V. Multimedia Making it Work. 8th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 2011.

3

Subject

Week

Introduction to multimedia

First

Application of multimedia and multimedia on the web

Second

Multimedia data basic

Third

Graphic and image data representation

Fourth

Image types and image algebra

Fifth

Image compression

Sixth

Basic of digital audio

Seventh

Nawroz Holidays

Eighth

 

Ninth

Quantization and transmission of audio

Tenth

Mid Term Examinations – Second Semester

Eleventh

Audio compression

Twelfth

Basic of video

Thirteenth

Video color models

Fourteenth

Video compression

Fifteenth