Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Video Intelligence and Compression - ELEC5306

Year - 2020

This unit of study introduces digital image and video understanding and compression algorithms using manual design and Artificial Intelligence. This course mainly focuses on fundamental and advanced methods for digital video compression and understanding. It covers the following areas: digital video fundamentals, digital image and video compression standards, and video codec optimization, video understanding, and a brief introduction to Artificial Intelligence approach, especially deep learning.

lectures, laboratories

Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.

Assumed knowledge
Basic understanding of digital signal processing (filtering, DFT) and programming skills (e.g. Matlab/Java/Python/C++)


Faculty: Engineering

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Electrical and Information Engineering
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Wanli Ouyang
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.