Multimedia Systems

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Multimedia Systems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ05Л028
  3.    Study program KHIE
  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 Zoran Ivanovski
  9.    Course Prerequisites Taken course: Digital Signall Processing

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Getting acquainted with the basic principles of work and the technologies on which multimedia systems are based; Acquiring basic knowledge about the requirements set in front of modern multimedia systems and problems related to their implementation; Empowering to perceive problems in the design of multimedia systems and gaining the ability to complement the acquired knowledge in the direction of overcoming the perceived problems.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introductory notions of multimedia systems, historical development. Basic notions of computer graphics. Basic concepts of digital sound processing, sound compression. Basic concepts of digital speech processing: speech synthesis, speech analysis. Basic concepts of image and video processing: image analysis and segmentation, image and video encoding. Multimedia data streams (multimedia servers, synchronization), Quality of service (QoS for IP protocols), Media-on-Demand (video-on-demand broadcast, interactive television). Searching by content in digital libraries. Searching for multimedia data: sound, speech, music, graphics, picture and video. Principles of image and video databases (image and video search, quantification of results), MPEG-7. Advanced multimedia techniques: Algorithms for audio, speech, images, video, context and actions recognition.

12.    Learning methods:  Combined learning: lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises, supported by presentations and visualization of concepts, active participation of students through tests and task solving exercises. Project tasks.

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 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 60
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 30
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 40
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 Laboratory exercises attendance.
20.  Forms of assessment    During the semester, two written partial exams are planned (at the middle and at the end of the semester, lasting 120 minutes). If the student does not pass the partial exams, they can take a written exam in each exam session (duration 120 minutes). The student’s activity is scored during the teaching. The student should prepare a project assignment and submit it no later than the end of the session following the end of the course semester. The final grade includes the points from the partial exams or the exam, student activity and the project task.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind during the exam, as well as a calculator, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device
20.    Language Macedonian and English
21.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Polls, self-evaluation, and direct conversations with students.
22.    Literature
22.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Ralf Steinmetz,  Кlara Nahrstedt MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS Springer-Verlag 2004
2 Ralf Steinmetz,  Кlara Nahrstedt MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS Springer-Verlag 2004