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Course title Multimedia Systems
Acronym OT4MMS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes) prof. dr Irini Reljin
Lecturer/Associate (for practice) doc. dr Ana Gavrovska
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC) doc. dr Ana Gavrovska
ESPB 6 Status elective
Condition None
The goal Introduce students to the main characteristics of formatting, compression and transmitting video and audio signal.
The outcome Understanding standards for formatting and transmitting multimedia signals and structure of the telecommunication network as multimedia application support.
Contents of lectures Multimedia documents. Distributed and central systems. Picture, Video, audio and text formats. H. 26x, MPEG - x, MHEG. AVC and DAVIC standards. MPEG - 7, MPEG - 21 Semantically analysis of multimedia signals. Transmittion of multimedia signals. Traffic modeling and analysis. Quality of service.
Contents of exercises Auditory exercises following the lessons. Laboratory exercises in a computer lab simulating a production studio environment.
1N. Chapman, J. Chapman, Digital Multimedia, J. Wiley, 2002.
2T.Wysocki, B.Honary, B.Wysocki, Signal Processing for Telecommunications and Multimedia, Springer Science + Business Multimedia, 2005
3Iain Richardson, The H264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Wiley, 2010.
4G.Iwacz, A.Jajszczyk, M.Zajaczkowski-Multimedia Broadcasting and Multicasting in Mobile Networks-Wiley, 2008.
Number of hours per week during the semester / trimester / year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activities during lectures 0 Test paper 50
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Projects 50
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0