Multimedia Information and Communications

Course #EC4430

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


The course objective is to present the essentials of real-time communication of digital multimedia (audio, video and text) information by bringing together topics from digital signal processing (information processing), digital communications (information transmission and reception), and computer networking (information distribution). Algorithms for compression of multimedia information are presented. Related international standards such as G.728, JPEG, MPEG, MP3, LZW, and IS95 are discussed. Major topics include digital representation and compression of multimedia information, transmission (storage) and distribution of compressed information, and end-to-end delivery issues such as loss, reliability, security, and encryption of multimedia information. 

Security clearance: Secret

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 290
  • 295


  • EC3400
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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin

  •  15 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations end