Multimedia Computing

Objectives

Knowledge

  • The main characteristics of the different types of information.
  • Image, audio and video analysis and processing algorithms.

Application

  • Choose the most appropriate format for a particular type of multimedia information.
  • Define the architecture of a multimedia application.
  • Program libraries for analysis, processing and visualization.
  • Program analysis and processing algorithms.
  • Program multimedia applications.

Soft-Skills

  • Understand the multidisciplinary nature of the area and the relationship with other areas.
  • Ability to manage and partially develop a multimedia project.

General characterization

Code

1205

Credits

6.0

Responsible teacher

Nuno Manuel Robalo Correia

Hours

Weekly - 4

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Português

Prerequisites

Available soon

Bibliography

  • Multimédia e Tecnologias Interactivas, Nuno Ribeiro, FCA, 2004 (2ª Edição, 2006).
  • Tecnologias de Compressão Multimédia, Nuno Ribeiro e José Torres, FCA, 2009.
  • Fundamentals of Multimedia, Ze-Niam Li, Mark S. Drew, Pearson, Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications, Rick Szeliski, Springer, 2010.
  • Fundamentals of hearing, William Yost, AP, 2013 (5ª Edição) 
  • Additional readings will be provided during classes and through the course website (including lecture slides).

     

Teaching method

Available soon

Evaluation method

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Subject matter

Static and dynamic information
Text, images, audio, video
Formats and standards of representation, compression and transmission
Perception and information.
Information analysis, processing and visualization
Histograms and operations on histograms.
Convolution. Examples.
Morphological operations
Global features: color, texture, edge histograms.
Local features: matching, image alignment, corners, SIFT.
Face detection.
Analysis and audio processing.
Perspectives on multimedia computing

Programs

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