Multimedia Systems

Course Information
TitleΣυστήματα Πολυμέσων / Multimedia Systems
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAnastasios Ntelopoulos
Course ID600001080

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 66
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ELECTRICAL ENERGYElective Courses955

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Linear Algebra, Probabilities, Signals and Systems theory, Stochastic Signals, Digital Signal Processing
Learning Outcomes
1. To understand the techniques employed for the acquisition, representation, processing, compression and archiving of digital media. 2. To identify the common building blocks of these techniques shared among the various types of media (audio, images and video). 3. To get familiar with the formal specification documents (like the international standards of ISO, ITU, etc) and make students capable of implementing multimedia systems that conform to these specifications.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Digital multimedia – Images, audio, video, text, 3D graphics, interactive media. 2. Representation (Media formats) 3. Digitization: Sampling, Quantization 4. Compression / Coding: 4.1 Common blocks of media compression 4.2 Study of major media compression/coding standards (DPCM/ADPCM, MP3, JPEG and related standards, ITU - H.261 & H.262, ISO - MPEG-1/2/4) 5. Streaming / RTSP, ITU-H.32x 6. Archiving and Retrieval, Metadata Encoding (ISO-MPEG-7)
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
E-notes and additional scientific articles Communication via eTHMMY platform Use of Matlab for the implementation of homework assignment
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Evaluation is based on the final examination and one (optional) homework project assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • project: implementation of a standard codec (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Τεχνολογία Πολυμέσων και Πολυμεσικές Επικοινωνίες Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 13914 Έκδοση: 1η/2009 Συγγραφείς: Γ. Β. Ξυλωμένος, Γ. Κ. Πολύζος ISBN: 978-960-461-262-8 Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΛΕΙΔΑΡΙΘΜΟΣ ΕΠΕ 2. Τεχνολογία πολυμέσων Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 18549030 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2004 Συγγραφείς: Σ. Ν. Δημητριάδης, Α. Σ. Πομπόρτσης, Ε. Γ. Τριανταφύλλου ISBN: 978-960-418-025-7 Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Ο.Ε. 3. Πολυμέσα Θεωρία και Πράξη Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12387 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2002 Συγγραφείς: Steinmetz Ralf ISBN: 978-960-512-330-7 Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Α. ΓΚΙΟΥΡΔΑ & ΣΙΑ ΟΕ 4. Συστήματα Πολυμέσων: Αλγόριθμοι, Πρότυπα και Εφαρμογές Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 13256967 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2011 Συγγραφείς: P. Havaldar, G. Medioni ISBN: 9789604891528 Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD
Additional bibliography for study
(1) Αναλυτικές σημειώσεις του διδάσκοντα (2) Το κεφάλαιο: A. Delopoulos, "Multimedia Coding Techniques for Wireless Networks," in Emerging Wireless Multimedia Technologies and Services, edited by A. Salkintzis and N. Passas, John Wiley and Sons, 2005. (3) Το κείμενο του διεθνούς προτύπου που πρόκειται να υλοποιηθεί στην εργασία κάθε συγκεκριμένης χρονιάς καθώς και εκτενής ανάλυσή του.
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