ECTS - Advanced Multimedia Systems

Advanced Multimedia Systems (CMPE521) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Multimedia Systems CMPE521 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide students with the basic concepts of multimedia and expose students to real issues that they will encounter in the workplace.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain basic terms and concepts for multimedia systems
  • Review fundamental concepts related to images, audio and video
  • Discuss basic compression techniques in multimedia
  • Explain multimedia storage, retrieval and communication.
  • Describe content-based multimedia retrieval
Course Content Hardware and software requirements of multimedia systems, multimedia data types (digital audio, video, image), image and video compression techniques, multimedia communication systems, content-based multimedia storage and retrieval, mobile multimedia.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Multimedia. Chapter 1,2 (main text)
2 Basics of digital audio, image and video Chapter 3, 5, 6.
3 Basics of digital audio, image and video Chapter 3, 5, 6.
4 Multimedia compression algorithms Chapter 7, 8
5 Image Compression Standards. Chapter 9
6 Basic Video Compression Techniques. Chapter 10
7 MPEG Video Coding Chapter 11,12
8 MPEG Video Coding Chapter 11,12
9 Basic Audio Compression Techniques. Chapter 13
10 MPEG Audio Compression. Chapter 14
11 Multimedia communication Chapter 15,16
12 Multimedia communication Chapter 15,16
13 Mobile multimedia Chapter 17
14 Content-based multimedia storage and retrieval Chapter 18
15 Review
16 Review


Course Book 1. Fundamentals of Multimedia, Ze-Nian Li and Mark S. Drew, Pearson Education, 2004, ISBN: 032126976
Other Sources 2. 1. Digital media Primer, Yue-Ling Wong, Paerson Education, 2009, ISBN: 0132239442
3. 2. The Science of Digital Media, Jennifer Burg, Paerson Education, 2009, ISBN: 0132435802
4. 3. Multimedia Fundamentals, Volume 1: Media Coding and Content Processing, 2/E, Ralf Steinmetz, Klara Nahrstedt, Prentice Hall, 2002, ISBN-10: 0130313998
5. 4. Multimedia: Making it Work, Tay Vaughan, McGraw Hill, 2007, ISBN: 9780072264517
6. 5. Digital Multimedia, Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman, Wiley, 2004, ISBN: 0470858907

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary domains.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively. X
8 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. X
9 A knowledge of contemporary issues. X
10 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies X
12 An ability to produce engineering products or prototypes that solve real-life problems. X
13 Skills that contribute to professional knowledge. X
14 An ability to make methodological scientific research. X
15 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge. X
16 An ability to defend an originally produced idea. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 3 3 9
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 8 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 128