CS4185 - Multimedia Technologies and Applications

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
(CS2310 or CS2311 or CS2313 or CS2331) and (CS2303 or CS3334)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21
Semester A 2021/22 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims at providing students with theoretical and technical understanding on multimedia components and systems. The course covers contemporary, interactive multimedia technology systems, focusing on types, applications, and theories of operation. Basic technologies such as multimedia data representation, compression, retrieval and communication will be covered in an integrated manner. On the completion of the course, students should be able to understand the fundamental concepts and make critique to the technologies associated with various multimedia data types such as image, video, audio, graphics and animation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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