Digital media has become indispensable our heterogeneous computing and communication environment. This unit provides an overview of creating, processing, manipulating, and compressing digital media which mainly include image, audio and video. It introduces principles and current techniques such as multimedia data acquisition, analysis, processing and compression and management. It also elaborates different multimedia coding standards, various multimedia systems and cutting-edge multimedia applications such as web media.
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week.
Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)
Jennifer Burg/The Science of Digital Media/2009/0132435802//