Course title
7M9700001
Information & Communication Technology: Multimedia Applications

phan xuan tan
Course content
For years, multimedia has been touching most aspects of Computer Science and Engineering fields and forms an important component of image processing, computer vision, computer network, real-time systems, retrieval, and so on. Therefore, a comprehensive knowledge in multimedia is rapidly becoming necessity, emphasizing the importance of this course. There are three major parts covered in this class: Multimedia data representation, multimedia data compression and multimedia communications and networking.
Purpose of class
This class aims to provide a comprehensive view on the big picture of multimedia technologies by specifically investigating various key parts ranging from data compression to multimedia communication techniques.
Goals and objectives
  1. - To understand the basic concepts of multimedia authoring and data representation
  2. - To understand the concepts and applications of multimedia data compression
  3. - To understand the remarkable concepts and applications of multimedia communications and networking
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. - Introduction to multimedia technologies Investigate the concept of multimedia, components of multimedia, evolution of multimedia, etc. 190minutes
2. Two presentations and discussions are performed upon the following parts:
- The fundamental of color in image and video
- The basics of digital audio
- Investigate the fundamental of color in image and video
- Investigate the basics of digital audio
190minutes
3. The presentations and discussions on "Lossless compression algorithms" and "Lossy compression algorithms". - Investigate variants of lossless compression algorithms
- Investigate variants of lossy compression algorithms
190minutes
4. The presentations and discussions on
- Image compression standards
- Video compression techniques (including H.263, MPEG video coding, H.264 and H.265)
- Investigate image compression standards
- Investigate video compression techniques (including H.263, MPEG video coding, H.264 and H.265)
190minutes
5. Presentation and discussion using the following article.

- Rerabek, M & Ebrahimi, T (2014, September). "Comparison of compression efficiency between HEVC/H.265 and VP9 based on subjective assessments". In Applications of digital image processing XXXVII (Vol. 9217, p.92170U). International Society for Optics and Photonics.
- Read the paper "Comparison of compression efficiency between HEVC/H.265 and VP9 based on subjective assessments" to further understand in video compression 190minutes
6. Presentation and discussion on:
- Basic audio compression techniques
- MPEG audio compression
- Investigate basic audio compression techniques
- Investigate MPEG audio compression
190minutes
7. Presentation and discussion on:
- Concept of OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Reference Model
- QoS (Quality of Service) for multimedia communications
- Investigate OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Reference Model.
- Investigate QoS for multimedia communications
190minutes
8. Presentation and discussion on:
- Concept of QoE (quality of experience) in multimedia application.
- The paper: LATRÉ, Steven, et al. An autonomic architecture for optimizing QoE in multimedia access networks. Computer Networks, 2009, 53.10: 1587-1602.
- Investigate the concept of QoE (quality of experience) in multimedia application
- Read the paper: LATRÉ, Steven, et al. An autonomic architecture for optimizing QoE in multimedia access networks. Computer Networks, 2009, 53.10: 1587-1602.
190minutes
9. Presentation and discussion on:
- HTTP adaptive streaming technology
- Dynamic Adaptive streaming over HTTP (DASH)
- Investigate HTTP adaptive streaming technology
- Investigate Dynamic Adaptive streaming over HTTP (DASH)
190minutes
10. Presentation and discussion on:
- The paper: Seufert, Michael, et al. "A survey on quality of experience of HTTP adaptive streaming." IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials 17.1 (2014): 469-492.
- Read the paper: Seufert, Michael, et al. "A survey on quality of experience of HTTP adaptive streaming." IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials 17.1 (2014): 469-492. 190minutes
11. Presentation and discussion on:
- The paper: Juluri, P., Tamarapalli, V., & Medhi, D. (2015). Measurement of quality of experience of video-on-demand services: A survey. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 18(1), 401-418.
- Read the paper: Juluri, P., Tamarapalli, V., & Medhi, D. (2015). Measurement of quality of experience of video-on-demand services: A survey. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 18(1), 401-418. 190minutes
12. Presentation and discussion on:
- HTTP2.0 and its applications
- Adaptive streaming over HTTP2.0
- Investigate HTTP2.0 and its applications
- Investigate Adaptive streaming over HTTP2.0
190minutes
13. Presentation and discussion on:
- The paper: Van Der Hooft, Jeroen, et al. "An HTTP/2 push-based approach for low-latency live streaming with super-short segments." Journal of Network and Systems Management 26.1 (2018): 51-78.
- The paper: Yahia, Mariem Ben, et al. "HTTP/2-based Frame Discarding for Low-Latency Adaptive Video Streaming." ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) 15.1 (2019): 18.
- Read the paper: Van Der Hooft, Jeroen, et al. "An HTTP/2 push-based approach for low-latency live streaming with super-short segments." Journal of Network and Systems Management 26.1 (2018): 51-78.
- Read the paper: Yahia, Mariem Ben, et al. "HTTP/2-based Frame Discarding for Low-Latency Adaptive Video Streaming." ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) 15.1 (2019): 18.
190minutes
14. Presentation and discussion on:
- Multimedia over wireless and mobile networks
- Cloud computing for multimedia services
- Investigate Multimedia over wireless and mobile networks
- Investigate cloud computing for multimedia services
190minutes
Total. - - 2660minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Presentation Discussion Total.
1. 15% 15% 30%
2. 15% 15% 30%
3. 20% 20% 40%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Presentation and communicative ability (50%) and discussion skill (50%) are the criteria of the grade. More than 60% of the total score is needed for getting the course credit.

<Note>
Students are marked absent from the class if they are late regardless of the delay time.
If students are absent from more than one third of the total number of classes, the credit of this course cannot be given to them.
Even though students are absent from the class whatever the reason, e.g. sickness, delay of public transportation systems, forgetting to bring the student ID card, it is counted as absence.
Textbooks and reference materials
Ze-Nian Li, Mark S. Drew, Jiangchuan Liu. "Fundamentals of Multimedia" second edition 2014
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of:
- Networking
- Information and communication technologies
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • In Wednesday's mornings or Friday's afternoons
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
N/A N/A
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