Graphics and Multimedia (COMP3419)


This unit provides a broad introduction to the field of graphics and multimedia to meet the diverse requirements of application areas such as entertainment, industrial design, virtual reality, intelligent media management, medical imaging and remote sensing. It covers both the underpinning theories and the practices of computing and manipulating digital media including graphics / image, audio, animation, and video. Emphasis is placed on principles and cutting-edge techniques for multimedia data processing, content analysis, media retouching, media coding and compression.

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(Lec 2hrs & Prac 2hrs) per week


Through semester assessment (35%), Final Exam (65%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(COMP2007 OR COMP 2907) and 6 cp of Junior Math


COMP3904, MULT3904, COMP3004, MULT3019, MULT3606, MULT3004, MULT3919, MULT3306

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