Multimedia Technologies and Applications (CS4185)

Module Summary


The course aims at providing students with theoretical and technical understanding on multimedia components, communications, and systems. The course covers contemporary, interactive multimedia technology and communication systems, focusing on types, applications, and theories of operation. Basic technologies such as multimedia data representation, compression, retrieval and communication will be covered in an integrated manner. On completion of the course, students should be able to understand the fundamental concepts and make critique to the technologies associated with various multimedia data types such as image, video, audio, graphics and animation. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:


Pre-requisites (for CS4185 only)


For a student to pass this course, he/she must obtain at least 30% of the maximum examination mark.

Teaching Schedule

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Reference Books

Last updated on 18 September, 2017.