Multimedia Networks and Services

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Multimedia Networks and Services
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10Л024
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Borislav Popovski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Students will be introduced with architecture of multimedia networks and multimedia transport protocols. Upon completing the coursework obligations, students will be able to design modern multimedia communications networks and services.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction to Multimedia Networks. Protocols for interactive services and real-time services (RTP, RTCP, SDP). QoS and service classes. Resource management in multimedia networks. Performances of multimedia networks and services. Multicast architectures. IP Multicast. Multimedia applications. Multimedia protocols. Streaming audio and video. RTSP, RTMP. HTTP based streaming protocols (HLS, HDS, SmoothStreaming). Adaptive Streaming (MPEG-DASH). CDN Architecture. System architecture for OTT services. Features of multimedia players in different operating systems. Multimedia players for WEB. Flash based players.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises, individual work, project work and preparation of seminar papers

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 30
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance at lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment One partial exam during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. Independent project work by each student
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluations and surveys
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Hans W. Barz, Gregory A. Bassett Multimedia Networks: Protocols, Design and Applications Wiley 2016
2 Mihaela Van der Schaar Multimedia Over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking and Systems Academic Press 2012