521488S Multimediajärjestelmät/Multimedia Systems
- Kurssikuvaus (Course description)
Extent: 6,0 op (3,5 ov). Lectures (20 hours), exercise (40 hours), final exam.
- Objectives: The aim of the course is to provide advanced knowledge of multimedia technologies, and applying them in designing and implementing a multimedia system.
- Learning objectives: Student can determine specifics of different multimedia elements and can explain basic techniques for presentation of multimedia. Student can describe novel multimedia communication techniques and recognize different functional domains, and how to apply them in the design and implementation of novel multimedia applications and services.
- Contents: key concepts, multimedia elements: image, voice, video, and animation techniques; resource management, realtime multimedia, quality of service, synchronization, multimedia communication techniques, multimedia databases, reference models, standardization, applications, watermarking, design and implementation of multimedia system.
- Implementation: Lectures and course exercise related to multimedia systems (emphasis either on implementation, research or design). Course is passed with final examination (grade 1-4) and accepted course exercise (can add 1 to the examination grade). Course materials and group work instructions are available at OPTIMA.
- Literature: Multimedia Communications: Applications, Networks, Protocols and Standards. F. Halsall, Addison-Wesley 2001, chapters 1-5. Lecture slides provide appendices and shows the focus areas in more detail.
- Supportive reading: Multimedia: Computing, Communications and Applications. R. Steinmetz and K. Nahrstedt, Prentice Hall 1995, chapters 1-6, 9.1.-9.4, 10.1, 11,12 and 15. Open Distributed Processing and Multimedia. G. Blair and J. Stefani, Addison-Wesley 1998, chapters 2-4 and 8. Principles of Multimedia Database Systems. V. Subrahmanian, Morgan Kaufman 1998, chapters 1,5, 9 and 15. Multimedia: Computing, Communications and Application. R. Steinmetz and K. Nahrstedt, Prentice Hall 1995. Chapters 1-6, 9.1.-9.3, 10.1, 11-13, 15, 17.
Prerequisities: recommended courses include basic courses in computer science and mathematics, Operating systems (521453A), Digital Image Processing (521467S), Computer networks (521476S), Software Engineering (521457A) and Knowledge Engineering (521468S).
Lectured/organized by Mika Rautiainen. Lectures are given in English.
- Periods: 2-3
Schedule: See here
Exercise (course work)
Co-lecturers and assistants