Name of module
Credit Points (ECTS)
1. Prerequisites for Participation
2. Intended Learning Outcomes
- are familiar with the state-of-the-art multimedia coding and processing technologies (a)
- understand the different media distribution systems and are capable of analyzing their pros and cons and their roles in multimedia delivery and consumption (a/b)
- are capable of designing multimedia communications applications and services (b)
- Enabling technologies (voice and video compression and coding, VoIP, Video over IP, 3D video, picture and video processing)
- Multimedia systems and services (digital broadcasting, interactive services, mobile multimedia services, IPTV, MHP, social media)
- Technologies to support multimedia service delivery (DRM, AAA, billing, service delivery platforms – IMS)
- Multimedia application areas (audio-visual collaboration, videoconferencing systems, multimedia in healthcare, telemedicine applications, e-learning framework systems, multimedia in intelligent spaces/cities)
4. Teaching and Learning Methods
3h weekly hours lecture with integrated problem solving classes.
Midterm test on Week 8 based on the content of the first 7 weeks.
5. Assessment and Grading Procedures
6. Workload calculation (contact hours, homework, exam preparation,..)
3h weekly contact hours x 15 weeks = 45 h
2h weeky hours preparation and afterwork x 15 weeks = 30 h
Mid-term paper preparation: 15 h
Exam preparation: 30 h
Total: 120 h
7. Frequency and dates
Offered every autumn semester.
Classes start early September and end mid December. Exam period 4 weeks afterwards.