Multimedia Architecture and Systems

Course Description

Multimedia system architecture. Multimedia system technologies: compression, distribution, storage, security and business models. Interdependendecies of mentioned technologies. Introduction of business models in multimedia usage.

General Competencies

Students will get good theoretical and practical knowledge in data compression and multimedia systems. They will be able to make decisions in design, introduction and commercialization of multimedia systems and systems using multimedia services.

Learning Outcomes

  1. explain multimedia system architectures.
  2. analyze of computing and communication resource.
  3. classify human senses and application to data compression and multimedia algorithms
  4. construct system organization for multimedia applications and services
  5. analyze of costs and benefits business systems that use multimedia content and services
  6. construct multimedia system.

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

3 hours once every week

Exams

midterm exam and final exam.

Experimental Exercises

MicroBlaze computer system

Seminars

Implementation of test multimedia system and definition of usage and business rules.

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Homeworks 0 % 20 % 0 % 0 %
Attendance 0 % 5 % 0 % 0 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 30 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 45 %
Exam: Written 0 % 100 %
Comment:

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Multimedia system architectures. Media analysis. Computing and communication resource analysis.
  2. Multimedia system technologies: compression, communications, storage, protection, business models. Interdependability of above technologies in real systems.
  3. Human senses and application to data compression and multimedia algorithms. Standards.
  4. Data compression: implementation technologies. Definition of demands for various system components. Technology performance comparison.
  5. Architecture of multimedia processors.
  6. OS support for multimedia. System organization for multimedia applications and services.
  7. Distribution and execution of multimedia services. Communication and stroage subsystems. Videoconference systems.
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Multimedia systems on mobile platforms and platforms with limited resource availability.
  10. Interoperability of multimedia systems and services.
  11. Multimedia data protection. Systems for usage control.
  12. Business systems that use multimedia content and services. Analysis of costs and benefits. Intorduction of business models in multimedia content usage.
  13. Implementation of test multimedia system and definition of usage and business rules.
  14. Implementation of test multimedia system and definition of usage and business rules.
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Computer Engineering (profile)
Theoretical Course (1. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Specialization Course (1. semester) (3. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Specialization Course (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Specialization Course (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

(.), Multimedia Systems Ralf Steinmetz, Klara Nahrstedt Springer 2004,
(.), Multimedia Systems, Standards, and Networks Atul Puri (Editor), Tsuhan Chen (Editor) Marcel Dekker 2000,
(.), Multimedia Systems Collyer/Christie Addison Wesley 2005,

Grading System

ID 34427
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
45 Lecturers
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises

General

88 Excellent
75 Very Good
63 Good
50 Acceptable