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Unit of study_

COMP5405: Digital Media Computing

Digital media data such as audio, image, videos, graphics, and 3D are increasingly becoming indispensable for big data driven computing applications in many domains, such as social media, public security, education, commerce, entertainment, and healthcare. This unit aims to bring students the essential knowledge on digital media, various computing techniques and tools on digital media processing and analysis, and many cutting-edge digital media applications such as VR/AR and Internet of Things (IoT) enabled new media. It will help students build practical computing skills for digital media driven applications and utilise learned knowledge to produce creative and media rich solutions to real world problems.

Code COMP5405
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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COMP5114 OR COMP9419
Assumed knowledge:
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Experience with programming skills, as learned in COMP9103 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).

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

  • LO1. explain multimedia processing and analysis techniques widely used in general scenarios
  • LO2. have developed basic project management and team coordination skills in a small group for completing a project
  • LO3. perform prototype design for a given task
  • LO4. explain the digitization of media data (e.g., image, video, and audio) in terms of acquisition and storage
  • LO5. perform the practice of processing and analysing on digital media data with specific techniques
  • LO6. reflect on the state-of-the-art digital media driven applications
  • LO7. perform solution design for a given task
  • LO8. perform derivation of technical solutions for processing and analysing digital media data and practical programming to implement the solutions.

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