Multimedia Retrieval (COMP5425)
UNIT OF STUDY
The explosive growth of multimedia data, including text, audio, images and video, has generated an extremely challenging job in effective and efficient storing, managing, retrieving and delivering this data across IT infrastructure. This unit provides students with the most updated knowledge in order to address these issues, from multimedia database to multimedia content delivery. The unit content principally covers multimedia data compression; low-level feature extraction; high-level semantic description; storage structures and management; similarity measurement, indexing, and retrieval; security for content distribution. Various applications will be discussed, including multimedia Internet search and video streaming.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)
- Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
- Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
- Master of Information Technology (valid for 2014 only)
Further unit of study information
One 2-hour lecture and 1 1hour prac per week.
Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: COMP5211. Basic Programming skills and data structure knowledge.
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