Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI367
Subject Name Multimedia Computing
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSCI204 or CSCI251
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence CSCI366
Assessment Assignments on the representation and use of multimedia data; on the design and implementation of multimedia data compression and ones involving the understanding and use of API in designing and implementing multimedia systems.
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 2  (01-04-2017 to 08-06-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Wanqing Li
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-04-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (31-07-2017 to 03-12-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Chee Huei Ang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
Wanqing Li
Instance Comment  
Census Date 25-08-2017

Subject Description
The subject will introduce the acquisition, representation, compression, transportation/communication and consumption of multimedia data including, images, video and audio. The treatment will be general and cover commonly used acquisition devices including digital still and video cameras, audio microphones; colour representation techniques for images and video; modern compression techniques for compact representation (JPEG, JPEG2000, H.264/AVC, MPEG4,); RTSP, etc. The subject will include a laboratory component where students design and implement simple applications of multimedia including computer games.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify and use appropriate representation methods for multimedia data.
2. Identify, select and use appropriate compression method for multimedia data.
3. Use appropriate API provided by a multimedia library to develop simple multimedia applications.

Textbook Information
Parag Havaldar and Gerard Medioni, "Multimedia Systems: Algorithms, Standards and Industry Practices", Cengage Learning Course technology, 1st Edition, ISBN-10: 1418835943 ISBN-13: 9781418835941
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