Multimedia and Internet

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MI-MAI Z,ZK 3 2P+1C Czech
Department of Computer Systems

The course will cover principles and technologies for processing and network transmissions of multimedia signals, stereoscopy and visualizations in high definition. Lectures will include application areas of networked multimedia, transmission formats, interfaces, codecs, technologies for acquisition and reproduction of multimedia data and technologies for visualizations and distributed collaboration using networking and immersive environments.


BIE-MGA (Multimedia and Graphics Applications) recommended.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Multimedia and their applications

2. Network support and protocols for multimedia transmissions

3. Data formats, interfaces and standardization

4. Acquisition, transmission and reproduction of video

5. Acquisition, transmission and reproduction of audio

6. Stereoscopy, immersive and collaborative environments

7. Visualization and visual analytics

8. VoIP, videoconferencing and streaming

9. Protection, compression and encryption

10. Measuring of multimedia services

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction to the SAGElab

2. Presentations of project proposals

3. Configuration of a streaming server

4. Work on projects, consultations

5. Work on projects, consultations

6. Presentations of projects

Study Objective:

Students will learn and practice principles and technologies for processing and network transmissions of multimedia signals. Selected lectures will take place in SAGElab - network visualization laboratory with an 8K+ visualization wall.

Study materials:

RFC 3550 - „RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Applications“, http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3550.

RFC 4175 - „RTP Payload Format for Uncompressed Video“, http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4175.

Al Kovalick, „Video Systems in an IT Environment, Second Edition: The Basics of Professional Networked Media and File-based Workflows“, Focal Press, 2009, ISBN 0240810422.

Kevin R. Fall, W. Richard Stevens, „TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols (2nd Edition)“, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2011, ISBN 0321336313.

Gary R. Wright, W. Richard Stevens, „TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 2: The Implementation“, Addison-Wesley Professional, 1995, ISBN 020163354X.

W. Richard Stevens,, „TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 3: TCP for Transactions, HTTP, NNTP, and the UNIX Domain Protocols“, Addison-Wesley Professional, 1996, ISBN 0201634953.

Iain E. Richardson, „The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard“, Wiley, 2010, ISBN 0470516925.

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