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Unit of study_

ELEC5306: Video Intelligence and Compression

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.

Code ELEC5306
Academic unit Electrical and Information Engineering
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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Basic understanding of digital signal processing (filtering, DFT) and programming skills (e.g. Matlab/Java/Python/C++)

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

  • LO1. report results in a professional manner
  • LO2. demonstrate basic teamwork and project management skills through a group project
  • LO3. apply the techniques to solve real world applications
  • LO4. use appropriate software platforms and tools for a given image/video compression task
  • LO5. understand the fundamental theory of digital image/video compression algorithms
  • LO6. use the existing image/video compression standards.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.