Multimedia Computer Systems
371/2 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits
In-depth study of major issues and recent trends in multimedia. Multimedia systems architecture. Multimedia database systems, presentation systems, and conferencing systems. Multimedia file management and information models. Scheduling and synchronization. Data compression. Image analysis and content-based retrieval. Distributed multimedia. Authoring. Quality of service and multimedia systems design. Applications of multimedia systems. Students will read, report on, and implement techniques and ideas described in the current multimedia research literature.
Prerequisite: One of the following: Computer and Information Science 704X, 717.1X, 741X, 742.1X, 749X, 752X, 769X.