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COMP5415: Multimedia Design and Authoring

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.

Code COMP5415
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)

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.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.