CSC 460: Multimedia Systems

Offered Under: B.Sc. in Computer Science (CSC)
Description

Multimedia system architecture, Text, images and graphics, audio, video and animation. Data compression, JPEG and MPEG, DVI, AVI, multimedia files standards; overview of multimedia storage and retrieval technologies. Video and Image display systems, multimedia communication and database systems, multimedia user interfaces, and applications of multimedia systems. (Prerequisite: CSE 306, CSE 305)



Course Type Major
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):
  • Understand the characteristics of different media.
  • Understand the representations of different multimedia data and data formats.
  • Understand different compression techniques and multimedia compression standards.
  • Program multimedia data and be able to design and implement media applications.
  • Show critical awareness of factors involved in multimedia systems performance, integration and evaluation.

Suggested Books:
  1. Fundamentals of Multimedia by Ze-Nian Li, and Mark S. Drew
  2. Multimedia Communications: Applications, Networks, Protocols, and Standards by F. Halsall

Grading Policy:

Biweekly Quiz, One Midterm Exam, One Final Exam, Project


Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00