Coding and compression of media data
- 10 ECTS
On the basis of
Builds on some of the lectures in Image Processing and Analysis.
Expected learning outcomes
After completing the course, the students shall have good insight into digital media data compression and coding techniques and related standards
- Fundamental digital signal processing
- Lossy and lossless compression techniques
- Compression of audio, image, and video data
- File formats and standards
- H.261, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and MPEG-7
- Image quality
Net Support Learning
Teaching Methods (additional text)
The course will be offered both as an ordinary campus course and as a course that is offered in a flexible way to off-campus students. Lecture notes, e-lectures and other types of e-learning material will be offered through an LMS. Communication between the teachers and the students, and among the students, will be facilitated by the LMS.
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Written Exam, 4 hours (counts 60%)
Evaluation of Project(s) (counts 40%)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Internal + external examiner evaluate the written exam. Internal examiner evaluates the project reports.
Written exam: ordinary re-sit examination
Calculator (approved by teacher)
Mandatory exercises reports
The main book used in this course is the "Fundamentals of Multimedia,” by Xe-Nian Li and Mark S. Drew, Pearson/PrenticeHall, 2004.
Additional material from the book authors: (http://www.cs.sfu.ca/mmbook/) and guest lectures on specific topics.
Replacement course for
IMT4001 - Digital media representation