Multimedia Systems (Final Year Computer Engineering)

Subject Code : 410445
Subject Name : Multimedia Systems

Theory: 100 marks Term Work: 25 Marks Oral: 50 Marks Duration : 3 Hrs.

Learning Objectives:
• Learn key concepts of Multimedia Systems.
• Learn to design multimedia projects independently.

What is multimedia, Goals and objectives, characteristics of multimedia presentation, multimedia
applications, Multimedia building blocks, multimedia and internet,
Multimedia architecture:
User interfaces: GTK+, Qt, Windows multimedia support, hardware • support, distributed multimedia applications, streaming technologies, multimedia database systems, Multimedia authoring tools, overview of multimedia software tools, multimedia Document Architecture (MHEG, SGML, ODA, OMF etc
06 hours

Image Processing:
Basic Image fundamentals, Image data types, image file formats (GIF, BMP, TIFF, JPEG, PCX , etc), Image acquisition, storage processing, Communication, and display, Image enhancement: Enhancement by point processing, Spatial filtering, Color image processing. Image compression : Types of compression: lossy & loss less, symmetrical & asymmetrical, intraframe & interframe Hybrid, Loss less: RLE, Shannon- Fano algorithm, Arithmetic coding. Lossy : Vector quantization, fractal compression technique, transform coding, psycho-analysis, interframe correlation. Hybrid: JPEG-DCT
10 Hours

Multimedia Audio:
Nature of sound waves, characteristics of sound waves, psycho-acoustic, elements of audio systems: Microphone, amplifiers, speakers, synthesizer, MIDI, digital audio, CD formats. Audio file formats: WAV, AIFF, VOC, AVI, AVO, MPEG-I, MPEG-II, MPEG-HI, MPEG-IV, RMF, WMA, MFC.
06 Marks

Text :
Types of text,Text compression: Huffman coading, LZ & LZW, text file formats: TXT, DOC, RTF, PDF, PS. Video:
Video signal formats, Video transmission standards; EDTV, CCER, CIF, SIF, HDTV, digitization of video, video recording systems: VHS, Video Compact Cassette, DVCAN, Camcorder, Lesser disc, VCD, DVD-video, micro-MV, Video formats: MOV, RealVideo, H-26I, H-263, cinepack, nerodigital, video editing, DVD formats
08 Hours

Virtual Reality and Multimedia:
Concept, Norms of VR, VR applications, VR devices: Hand Gloves, Head mounted tracking system, VR chair, CCD, VCR, 3D Sound system, Head mounted display. Virtual Objects -Basics of VRML.
05 hours

Uses of animation, types of animation, principles of animation, techniques of animation: Onion Skinning, Motion Cycling, masking , Flip Book animation , Rotoscoping & blue-screening, color cycling, morphing, animation on the web, 3D animation, Creating animation.
05 hours

Text Book
1. Ranjan Parekh, "Principles of Multimedia",TMH, ISBN 0-07-058833-3
2. Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt "Multimedia Computing, Communication and
Applications", Pearson Education.

1. Ze-Nian Li, Marks S. Drew, "Fundamentals of Multimedia", Pearson Education.
2. Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman. Wiley "Digital Multimedia"
3. A. K. Jain "Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing", PHI
4. Gonzalez, Woods, "Digital Image Processing" Addison Wesley.
5. Mark Nelson "Data Compression Book ", BPB.
6. Judith Jeffcoate "Multimedia in Practice": PH.

Multimedia systems Lab


1. Write a menu Driven program
a) Create, Edit .VOC file and convert it to .WAV file format
b) Create, Edit .WAV file and convert it to .VOC file format.
2. Write a program to develop animated clip
3. Write a tool to create presentation slide with audio & video effects
4. Using VRML generate any one virtual scene, .
1. Coffee House
2. Building Model
3. Garden Model
5. Implement Edge Detection Algorithm on any Image
6. Implement arithmetic coding technique on any image,
7. Implement JPEG-.DCT compression Technique

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