Opção 6 (MEI) ( Sistemas Multimédia ) - Engenharia Informática - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 1 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2010/11
Scientific Area: INF
Level: Intermédio

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 32.00
Theorical-Pratical: 32.00
Pratical and Laboratorial:
Tutorial: 16.00


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Engenharia Informática - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2010/11
Design de Media Interativos - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2017/18
Design de Media Interactivos - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2010/11

Teaching Staff

Diogo Nuno Crespo Ribeiro Cabral
Diogo Nuno Crespo Ribeiro Cabral

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático
Orientação tutorial

Course Information

Course Objectivs

This course aims to provide a strong knowledge on multimedia systems and its different components, such as, methodologies and technologies of information representation, compression and processing; media transmission; authoring tools; multimedia interaction and applications. It will be composed of theoretical and practical components, providing to the student a strong and solid background knowledge on the different multimedia systems paradigms. The practical component will include the implementation of a multimedia system prototype.

Evaluation Criteria

- 1 Exam

- 1 Project

Program Resume (get program detail)

- General and historical introduction of multimedia;
- Media Input/Output devices;
- Data representation and digital media formats;  
- Digital data compression principles and techniques (loss and lossless);
- Digital data processing;
- Media transmission;
- Hypermedia; authoring tools and multimedia applications;
- Multimedia interaction and interfaces;
- Current and future multimedia trends.

Main Bibliography

- Principal/Main:
Li, Ze-Nian, Drew, Mark S., Liu, Jiangchuan, Fundamentals of Multimedia. 2nd Edition. Springer International Publishing. 2014. ISBN 978-3-319-05289-2
- Auxiliar/Additional:
Schmalstieg, Dieter  and Höllerer, Tobias . Augmented Reality: Principles and Practice. Addison-Wesley, USA. 2015
Ribeiro, N.M. Multimédia e Tecnologias Interactivas. 5ª Edição FCA Editora de informática, Lisboa. 2012 ISBN: 972-722-415-6.
Noble, Joshua. Programming Interactivity: A Designer's Guide to Processing, Arduino, and Openframeworks. O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2009. ISBN: 978-0-596-15414-1
Szeliski, Richard. Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications. Springer. 2010. ISBN: 9781848829350

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