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COMP4415: Multimedia Design and Authoring

2024 unit information

This unit provides principles and practicalities of creating interactive and effective multimedia products. It gives an overview of the complete spectrum of different media platforms and current authoring techniques used in multimedia production. Coverage includes the following key topics: enabling multimedia technologies; multimedia design issues; interactive 2D and 3D computer animation; multimedia object modelling and rendering; multimedia scripting programming; post-production and delivery of multimedia applications.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Computer Science

Code COMP4415
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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Enrolment in a thesis unit. INFO4001 or INFO4911 or INFO4991 or INFO4992 or AMME4111 or BMET4111 or CHNG4811 or CIVL4022 or ELEC4712 or COMP4103 or SOFT4103 or DATA4103 or ISYS4103
Prohibitions:
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COMP5415
Assumed knowledge:
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Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. create interactive multimedia applications with contemporary development programs
  • LO2. articulate relationships between different multimedia building blocks and related design issues
  • LO3. manipulate and interpret various digital media for diverse multimedia applications
  • LO4. demonstrate competency in utilization of key multimedia authoring programs.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2023
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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