Multimedia Materials

Subject description

-Introduction to the production and processing of the multimedia content. Elements and formats of the multimedia content. Transition from analogue to digital production.

-Multimedia capture, storage, distribution and consumption systems.

-Text: Writing system, encoding.

-Raster digital images: Capture and processing.

-Vector digital images: Creation, manipulating objects, transformations.

-Video: Capture, processing and editing of digital video.

-Sound: Capture and sampling. Sound processing. Synthesized sound.

-Animation: Basics of animation techniques.

-Multimedia authoring. Different approaches and techniques.

-Digital rights management techniques

For each multimedia content type storage formats, distribution and consumption techniques are also given.

The subject is taught in programs

Objectives and competences

Introduction of basics, production, processing and integration of different multimedia content forms. Acquaintance with different multimedia content forms. Acknowledgement with tools for multimedia creation and processing.

Understanding the production of text, audio, video, animation multimedia content forms. Understanding of content form integration into multimedia product.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, demonstrations, practical laboratory work.

Expected study results

Understanding of background, techniques and processes of capture, creation, production and integration of multimedia content forms. Understanding the multimedia storage, distribution and consumption techniques.

Understanding and acquaintance with multimedia processing tools.

Basic sources and literature

1. Savage T. M., Vogel K. E. An Introduction to Digital Multimedia. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008, ISBN:0-7637-5052-2

2. Mrinal Kr. Mandal. Multimedia Signals and Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, ISBN:1-4020-7270-8

3. Havaldar P., Medioni G. Multimedia systems : algorithms, standards, and industry practices. Course Technology Cengage Learning, 2010, ISBN: 1-4188-3594-3

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