Sound in Multimedia Systems

Course Description

Digitalization of sound. Compression and reduction of audio data and perceptually coded audio systems. Formats used in audio transmission and archiving. Digital audio interfaces. Sound subsystem on computers. Standards and measurements on digital audio devices for multimedia applications. Sound in multimedia presentations and computer games. Sound synthesis and virtual sound fields. Multichannel digital audio systems. Acoustical properties of spaces for multichannel reproduction.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Ken Pohlmann (2010.), Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill Professional
Guy Somberg (2018.), Game Audio Programming 2, CRC Press
Theodoros Giannakopoulos, Aggelos Pikrakis (2014.), Introduction to Audio Analysis: A MATLAB® Approach, Academic Press;
Khalid Sayood (2017.), Introduction to Data Compression, Morgan Kaufmann
Udo Zölzer (2011.), DAFX, John Wiley & Sons


ID 154688
  Winter semester
L2 English Level