code GM311
credit_hours 3
title Introduction to Multimedia
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prequisites CS111
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course is an introduction to multimedia and explores the use of different types of media components: text, images, sound, animation and video. This course teaches multimedia terms, definitions, and possible applications. The course aims to give students a broad background in issues surrounding multimedia, including the role of and design of multimedia systems which incorporate digital audio, graphics and video. This course covers the underlying concepts and representations of sound, pictures and video, data compression and transmission, integration of media, multimedia authoring, and delivery of multimedia.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Understand multimedia terms, definitions, and possible applications.
2. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of using multimedia
3. Describe the multimedia elements: text, images, animation, audio, and video.
4. Understand the core multimedia technologies and standards.
5. Be aware of factors involved in multimedia systems performance, integration and evaluation
6. Describe basic steps and principles involved with designing a multimedia system.
7. Explain tasks and tools used to develop multimedia Web pages.
8. Students will have the opportunity to practice their skills by using software to create graphics, animation, movies, and web sites.
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ref. books 1. Tay Vaughan, Multimedia: Making It Work, 8th Edition, McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2010.
2. Parag Havaldar and Gerard Medioni, Multimedia Systems, Algorithms, Standards and Industry Practice, Course Technology, Cengage Learning, 2010.
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textbook Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman, Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition, Wiley, 2009.
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