Checking date: 28/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Study: Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering (218)

Coordinating teacher: GONZALEZ CARRASCO, ISRAEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Signal and Communications Theory

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Linear Algebra (1st course, 1st semester) Computer Architecture (3th course, 1st semester)
1. Theoretical knowledge on the development of multimedia systems 2. Capacity to define usability and utility requirements, designing multimedia presentations and systems for everyone according to a set of specifications (CECRI1) 3. Capacity to design, implement and evaluate multimedia presentations and systems, respecting standards and laws 4. Capacity to problem-solving and decision-making with initiative, autonomy, and creativity 5. Teamwork, taking different roles and proving its leadership 6. Capacity to communicate knowledge, skills, and capabilities
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Multimedia 2. Digitalization 3. Codification of multimedia content (audio, voice, image, video) 3.1. Audio codification 3.2. Video codification 5. Text coding (Natural Language Processing) 6. Multimedia Information Recovery Systems. Generic architecture of an RI system 7. Indexing, Storage and Consultation of multimedia contents
Learning activities and methodology
- Theoretical lectures: 1,5 ECTS Lectures in which theoretical concepts on multimedia contents will be presented. - Practical lectures: 1,5 ECTS Program different types of encoders in order to understand the technical principles on which multimedia systems are based. Work with automatic multimedia content processing and content retrieval techniques. - Continuous evaluation exercises: 2,5 ECTS. Two work projects are proposed in order to solve problems and apply knowledge. - Final Exam: 0,5 ECTS. - Tutorials: TUTORIALS. Individualized (individual tutorials) or group (group tutorials) assistance to students by the professor.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • J. Krasner. Motion Graphic Design: Applied History and Aesthetics. Focal Press.
  • N. Champan; J. Chapman. Digital Multimedia. John Willey.
  • V. Costello. Multimedia Foundations. Core Concepts for Digital Design. Focal Press.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.