EC358 Multimedia Communication Techniques

Course Name: 

EC358 Multimedia Communication Techniques


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Representation of Multimedia Data, Concept of Non-Temporal and Temporal Media, Basic Characteristics of Non-Temporal Media, Images, Graphics, Text, Basic Characteristics of Temporal Media, Video, Audio, Animation, Basics of Morphing, Hypertext and Hypermedia, Multimedia Presentations, Synchronization. Compression of Multimedia Data, Basic concepts of Compression, Still Image Compression JPEG Compression, Natural Video Compression, MPEG-1&2 Compression Schemes, MPEG-4 Video Compression, Audio Compression Introduction to Speech and Audio Compression, MP3 Compression Scheme, Management of Coded Data ,Stream management in MPEG-4 , BIFS, DMIF Multimedia System Design, General Purpose Architecture for Multimedia Processing, Operating System Support for Multimedia, Data, Resource Scheduling with real-time considerations, File System, I/O Device Management, Delivery of Multimedia data, Network and Transport Protocols, QoS issues, RTP and RSVP, Video-conferencing and video-conferencing standards, Overview of Voice over IP, Multimedia Information Management, Multimedia Data base Design, Content Based Information Retrieval, Image Retrieval, Video Retrieval, Overview of MPEG-7.


Ralt Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt, Multimedia: Computing, Communication & Applications, Pearson Education Publications, 2004.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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