This course provides hands-on experience in processing and communication of speech, audio, image and video signals. Topics include sampling and quantization, sampling rate conversion, lossless and lossy compression, basic techniques in speech, audio, image and video coding, multimedia conferencing, video on-demand, video multicasting, multimedia document creation. Students are exposed to popular software and hardware for multimedia signal processing and document creation. Each week includes a lecture and a lab.
Prerequisites: graduate status or EE 3054 or equivalent.