Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Engenharia Informática - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2010/11
Design de Media Interactivos - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2010/11

Course Information

Course Objectivs

The aim of the course is to present the foundations and life cycles (authoring, temporal format and presentation) of distributed multimedia system as well as main aspects related to the platform of presentation of such systems.

Evaluation Criteria

- 1 Exam

- 1 Final project

Program Resume (get program detail)

- Introduction to Multimedia Systems and Hypermedia; 
- Principles, techniques and patterns of digital data compression; 
- Qualitty of Service of audio and video communication; 
- Network support of multimedia communication; 
- Protocols for multimedia communication;
- Multimedia Applications; 
- multimedia and hypermedia documents (authoring, consistence and presentation);

-Augmented Reality and Multimedia Applications

Main Bibliography

Lu, G. Communication and Computing for Distributed Multimedia Systems. Artech House Publishers. 1996. ISBN: 08-900-6884-4.


Li, Ze-Nian, Drew, Mark S., Liu, Jiangchuan, Fundamentals of Multimedia. 2nd Edition. Springer International Publishing. 2014. ISBN 978-3-319-05289-2

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

- Ribeiro N.M. Multimédia e Tecnologias Interactivas. FCA ? Editora de informática, Lisboa, ISBN: 972-722-415-6.

-        Ferreira, P.C. Flash MX 2004 ? Conceitos e Práticas. FCA ? Editora de informática, Lisboa, ISBN: 972-722-456-3.

-      Ferreira, P.C. Macromedia Director 8.5 ? Curso Completo. FCA ? Editora de informática, Lisboa, ISBN: 972-722-255-2.

-        Halsall, F. Multimedia Communications: Applications, Networks, Protocols, and Standards. Addison-Wesley Publishing. 2000. ISBN: 02-013-9818-4.

-        Bojkovic, Z. S.; Milovanovic, D. A.; Rao, K. R. & Milovanovic, D. A. Multimedia Communication Systems: Techniques, Standards, and Networks. Prentice Hall. 2002. ISBN: 01-303-1398-X.

- Steinmetz, R.; Nahrstedt, K. Multimedia Fundamentals, Volume 1: Media Coding and Content Processing. 2a. Edição. Prentice Hall. 2002. ISBN: 01-303-1399-8.

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