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Multimedia Technology
University of Lübeck

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December 3
December 17
January 14
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January 28
February 4
February 11
February 25
Group Work
Home Assignments
Reading Material


The following building blocks are essential for the grading of Media Technology participation.

Building Blocks of Grading

Class Participation (10%) - Your attendence and participation in class discussion
Group Work (10%) - Successful participation in the group work implies responsibility of work items and reports about the results
Workshops (10%) - Succesful participation in the workshops (project weeks)
Seminar (20%) - The grade of the seminar consists of the slide set quality, your presentation, and the summary report.
Home Assignments (10%) - Timely delivered and correctly performed home assignments
Oral Examination (40%) - Approximately 25 minutes of questions and answers

Oral Examination

The following parts of the lectures will be covered in the oral examination:

Digital Multimedia Systems (Slides 109-132)
What is Sound? Human Aural System (Slides 134-137, 142)
What is Light? Human Visual System (Slides 144-151)
Digitalization (Slides 164-178)
Digital Audio (Slides 179-188)
Digital Video (Slides 189-204)
Color Spaces (Slides 208-254)
Digital Multimedia Systems, Information Theory, Source Coding, Compression (Slides 257-297)
Audio Compression (Slides 299-329)
Psycho-Acoustic Modeling, MPEG-I Audio Compression (Slides 339-346)
Image Compression (Slides 351-385)
Video Compression, H.26x, MPEG-1/2 (Slides 386-421)
Networks (Slides 437-455)
Layered-Architecture OSI, Internet (Slides 460-473)
Physical Layer (Slides 474-483)
Network Layer, IP (Slides 484-490)

The following parts of the lectures will NOT be covered in the oral examination. Of course you can speak about these topics during the examination, but no explicit questions will be asked.

What is Multimedia Technology (Slides 1-20)
History of Multimedia Technology (Slides 23-81)
Future of Multimedia Technology (Slides 83-106)
The inner structure of the ear (Slides 138-141, 143)
Human Visual System: Effects (Slides 152-163)
Speech Quality Evaluation (Slides 330-338)
MPEG-2 AAC Audio, MPEG-4 Audio, Proprietary Codecs (Slides 347-350)
Video Compression MPEG-4 (Slides 422-436)
Network Standardization (Slides 456-459)
Transport Layer, UDP/TCP (Slides 492-End)

© 2003 Andreas Schrader & Martin Heike