Mathematics 40
2009-2010 - REA4003 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

Having completed the course, the students will

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the mathematical methods commonly used for representing and compressing media data
  • Be able to apply the mathematical techniques to simplified problems of relevance to media technology
  • Be able to implement the mathematical methods in suitable programming languages.


- Linear algebra and vector spaces
- Affine coordinates and transformations
- Complex numbers
- Fourier series
- Discrete and continuous Fourier transform
- DCT (Discrete cosine transform)
- Wavelets and wavelet transforms
- The sampling theorem

Teaching Methods

Laboratory work
Net Support Learning
Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Oral exam, individually

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Two internal examiners

Re-sit examination

Decided by dean

Examination support

Approved calculator.

Haugan, J. Tabeller og formelsamling. NKI-forlaget. ISBN 82-562-2483-5

Coursework Requirements

4 mandatory exercises

Teaching Materials

Hans Engenes og Ivar Farup. Diskrete og kontinuerlige transformer -matematikk for medieteknikk. Kompendium/Høgskolen i Gjøvik Nr. 1, 2008.ISSN: 1508-3708

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