Multimedia Data Processing
FEKT-MKC-ZMDAcad. year: 2021/2022
The course focuses in detail on the description of modern compression algorithms and methods used in image and video processing, description of security of multimedia content by means of watermarking techniques, description of principles of multimedia data transmission in IP networks, and description of the principles of indexing and retrieval in large multimedia databases.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students who will complete this course will be able to:
- describe and explain the basic parameters of digital image and video,
- describe and explain the procedure for measuring the quality of digital image and video,
- explain the transformations used to image/video compression,
- explain the entropic coding used to image/video compression,
- explain the principles of motion estimation and compensation used in video compression standards,
- describe and implement individual parts of JPEG and MPEG compression,
- describe current compression formats, define their advantages and disadvantages,
- to orientate in the environment of the transmission of multimedia data over the Internet,
- Explain the principles of multimedial content security,
- describe the principles of multimedia databases.
Knowledge on the Bachelor degree level and basic knowledge of image/video compression are required. Basic JAVA programming language knowledge is required.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Richardson, E. G. H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression: Video Coding for Next-generation Multimedia (EN)
Wooton, C. A Practical Guide to Video and Audio Compression (EN)
Salomon, D. Data Compression: The Complete Reference (EN)
ČÍKA, P. Zpracování multimediálních dat pro integrovanou výuku VUT a VŠB-TUO (skripta). 2014. ISBN: 978-80-214-5062- 2. (CS)
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 project/assignment during the course.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Evaluation of study results follows the Rules for Studies and Examinations of BUT and the Dean's Regulation complementing the Rules for Studies and Examinations of BUT. Up to 20 points are given for programming during semester. Up to 20 points are given for work on projects. Up to 60 points are awarded for the final examination.
Language of instruction
1. Outline - Multimedia data compression
2. Quality of multimedia data measurement, differential coding and quantization
3. Transform coding (DCT, DWT, DWHT)
4. Entropy coding I (Huffman, arithmetic and dictionary techniques)
5. Image compression standards
6. Digital Rights Management for images
7. Entropy coding II
8. Motion estimation and compensation in video sequences
9. Video compression standards I
10. Video compression standards II + Digital Rights Management for video sequences
11. Video streaming and distribution I
12. Video streaming and distribution II
13. Digital library
The aim of the course is to give students enough information to orient themselves in the field of image and video processing, security, transmission of multimedia data in IP networks, indexing and retrieval of multimedia data in multimedia databases.
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 MKC-TIT Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, compulsory-optional