Introduction to Multimedia

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Multimedia

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Electronics Engineering, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    This module unit focuses on the basics concepts on multimedia systems. It introduces the student to the building elements of multimedia computing and their relation with human perception.

    By the end of the module students should be able to:

    * understand the difference between analogue and digital
    * cover the underlying theory of quantisation and sampling for audio, images and video
    * learn the high-level functioning of the human year and human eye
    * understand the different colour space representations
    * understand how to characterise different media through their features
    * study practical examples of multimedia systems

    Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 22.0% Practical, 8.0% Coursework
    Level: 4

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