Multimedia technologies II

Higher education teachers: Burnik Urban
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 61011
Študijski program od študijskega leta 2014/15

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Multimedia signals and systems.
  • Sound signals. Capture, properties and digitalization.
  • Image and video. Capture, properties and digitalization.
  • Transformations of sound and image signals.
  • Efficient storage and notation of digital data and lossless compression methods.
  • Digital sound, image and video notation and compression.
  • Multimedia content management.
  • Multimedia descriptors. Multimodality of information. Alternative content search and retrieval. Natural user interfacing.

Objectives and competences:

Course explains the structure of multimedia systems ensures understanding of digital sound, graphics, image and video notation. Based on examples, students will get familiar with properties of standardized digital media content formats like sound, image and video.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding of multimedia content formats, understanding of format specifics in real environment. Application of standardised digital media content formats. Understanding of digital notation of sound, image and video and exploitation of human perception of multimedia signals. Understanding of multimedia content management tools and utilities.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures, demonstrations, practical laboratory work.

Study materials

  1. Luther, A. C, Principles of Digital Audio and Video, Artech House, Norwood, MA, US, 1997, ISBN 0-89006-892-5
  2. Mandal M. K., Multimedia Signals and Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, ISBN 1-4020-7270-8
  3. Tasic, J. F., M. Ansorge, M. Najim, Intelligent Integrated Media Communication Techniques, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, 440 str, ISBN: 1-40207-552-9

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia Communications