Course detail


FEKT-NMUMAcad. year: 2015/2016

Types of media, their content and delivery. Analysis of multimedia networks and high-speed multimedia transport protocols. Lossless and lossy compression of multimedia signals (masking, wavelet and fractal compression, 3D DCT). Multimedia indexing and retrieval in multimedia databases (Fourier Descriptors, MPEG 7). Digital watermarks and their applications. Advanced methods of 3D visualization, multimedia system control over Internet, remote acquisition of multimedia data.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will acquire the knowledge of advanced methods of multimedia digital signal processing and methods of their delivery in heterogenous network environments.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

WOODS,J.:Handbook of Visual Communcations. Academic Press, San Diego 1995
LU,G.:Multimedia database management systems. Artech House, Boston 1999
KATZENBEISSER,S.-PETITCOLAS,F.:Information hiding techniques for steganography and digital watermarking. Artech House, Boston 2000

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures and computer laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write two projects/assignments during the course.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

final examination

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Acquiring solid theoretical knowledge in the field of advanced multimedia signal processing in heterogeneous network environments.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-TIT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized
    branch MN-MEL , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional interdisciplinary

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer