ECE 499/599 - Multimedia Systems

Spring 2005

Welcome to Multimedia Systems course homepage! This page is an extension to the class room and will provide updated information on the course.


Course Syllabus


Meeting Time

Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00-5:50

Owen Hall 101


Office Hours

My office is located on the 3rd floor of Owne Hall, Room 302.

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-4:00, and by appointment


Solutions to EXAM #2


Lecture Slides

Chapter 0: Course Overview (3/28/05)

Chapter 1: Audio/Image/Video Fundamentals (3/28/05)

Chapter 2: Compression Basics (3/29/05)

Chapter 3: Image Compression (3/30/05)

Chapter 4: Video Compression (4/13/05)

Chapter 5: Audio Compression (4/13/05)

Chapter 6: Internetworking Basics (4/13/05)

Chapter 7: Multimedia Networking (5/2/05)

Chapter 8: Multimedia Protocols (5/9/05)

Chapter 9: Congestion Avoidance (5/11/05)

Chapter 10: QoS (5/13/05)
 


Exams

Thursday, April 28
Tuesday, May 24


Assignments

Homework assignments are due at the beginning of class.
As you probably know, often answers to HW questions depend heavily on initial assumptions made about the problem. You must clearly state any assumptions made and add explanatory comments as needed to clarify your work.

Homework#1 (Due date: Tuesday, April 12): Homework#1 solutions set

Homework#2 (Due date: Tuesday, April 26): Homework#2 solutions set

Homework#3 (Due date: Friday, May 20, 5 PM [my office]): Homework#3 solutions set


Course Schedule Log (Tentative)

Week 1

3/28-4/1

Chapter 0: Course Overview
Chapter 1:
Audio/Image/Video Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Audio/Image/Video Fundamentals
Chapter 2:
Compression Basics

Week 2

4/4-4/8

Chapter 2: Compression Basics

Chapter 2: Compression Basics
Chapter 3: Image Compression

Week 3

4/11-4/15

Chapter 3: Image Compression
Assignment 1 due in class

Chapter 4: Video Compression
Project proposal due

Week 4

4/18-4/22

Chapter 4: Video Compression
Chapter 5: Audio Compression

Chapter 5: Audio Compression
Chapter 6: Internetworking Basics

Week 5

4/25-4/29

Chapter 6: Internetworking Basics
Assignment 2 due in class

EXAM #1

Week 6

5/2-5/6

Chapter 6: Internetworking Basics
Chapter 7: Multimedia Networking

Chapter 7: Multimedia Networking
Solutions to Mid-term
Mid-report due

Week 7

5/9-5/13

Chapter 7: Multimedia Networking
Chapter 8: Multimedia Protocols

Chapter 8: Multimedia Protocols

Week 8

5/16-5/20

Chapter 9: Congestion Avoidance
Chapter 10: QoS

Chapter 10: QoS
Assignment 3 due Friday, May 20, 5 PM (my office)

Week 9

5/23-5/27

EXAM #2

MythTV, by Charles Evans, Katy Nixon, and Pat Schmidt.
Image Recognition, by Patrick Gilman and Chris Reade.

Week 10

5/30-6/3

Voice Over IP, by Carrie Kolstad, Marc Orr, and Nick Patron.
Multimedia Messaging Service, by Seungyun Cho and Matt Kowalczyk

MPEG Performance in the Context of a Digital Signal Processor, by Adam Browning, James Lewis, and John Liebert.
Multimedia Watermarking, by Thai Hai Pham, Phuc Vo, and Junbok Yu.


Links to Required Readings

Multimedia?

Basic Compression

JPEG

MPEG

Audio Compression

Congestion Avoidance

QoS



Projects

Proposal for the Final Project will be due Thursday, April 14.

Mid-Report for the Final Project will be due Thursday, May 5.

The Final Project consists of the following: (1) Presentation, (2) Final Report, and (3) Final Report in html format for the WWW. Final Report will be due 5:00PM, Tuesday, June 7!

 

This Year's Final Projects

Multimedia Messaging Service, by Seungyun Cho and Matt Kowalczyk

MPEG Performance in the Context of a Digital Signal Processor, by Adam Browning, James Lewis, and John Liebert.

Multimedia Watermarking, by Thai Hai Pham, Phuc Vo, and Junbok Yu.

MythTV, by Charles Evans, Katy Nixon, and Pat Schmidt.

Voice Over IP, by Carrie Kolstad, Marc Orr, and Nick Patron.

Image Recognition, by Patrick Gilman and Chris Reade.

 

Links to 2003 Final Projects

Multimedia Over Wireless Networks , by Chris Janik and Namita Prakash

Biometric Security Technology in Multimedia Applications, by Venkat Suryadevara and Masato Kawamoto.

Accelerating MPEG-4 Performance Using Multimedia Extensions, by Jarrod Nelson and Wing Ng.

MPEG-4: The First Truly Internet-Ready Codec, by Matthew Fleming and Eziekiel Lopez.

Utility Power Plant Automation Utilizing TCP/IP , by Doug Riesenberg and Donald Ray Glenn.

Real-time Steaming Video Over the Internet, by Sridevi A N, Zia Kamawal, and Eduardo Ojeda.

Applications of the Various Standards of MPEG, by John Clemson and Gerald Lai.

 

Links to 2002 Final Projects

Multimedia Proxies, by Irwin Yoon and Manobal Jain

Technical Issues Surrounding the Streaming of Digital Conent over TCP/IP, by Ben Hacker, Mike Meeuwsen, and Kevin Molskness.

QoS in Multimedia Systems, by Aneel Murari, Arvind Guruprasad, and Siraj Kiran Nagboth.

Video Card Architecture, by Randy White, Valentine Kristanto, and Venugopal Reddy Cheeu.

Power Consumption of MPEG Playback on a SuperScalar Processor, by Jumnit Hong, David Zier, and Elias Khair.

Voice over IP, by Riad Lemhachheche, Michael Hirschner, and Angela Teng.

QoS for Wireless Network Multimedia System, by Ravi Ketpelly and Fu-Hsiang Chen.

GPS System for Palmtop, by Ashish and Omkar Pendse.

 

Links to 2001 Final Projects

A Simulator for InfiniBand, by Reshma Dixit, Wanalertlak Weetit, and Siva Sai Yerubandi.

Survey of MPEG, by Jeff Kato, Ethan Matthes, and Scott Nierman.

Muticast, by Adam Ashenfelter, John Mark Matson, and Dana Zottola.

Video Conferencing, by Tien Nguyen and Xavier Gricourt.

A Study of JPEG2000 and Implementation of Software Decoder, by Madhusudhanan Anantha Subramanian and Vinu Pattery.

Multimedia-Capable Campus Network by Means of Proxies and Celluar IP, by Eriko Nurvitadhi, Voranon Klettrisalpipop, Thunyawat Rajatasereekul, Roger Morisson, and Craig Munsee.

Wavelet-based Image Coding, by Jong-Hooen Youn and Daehyun.

Portability of Streaming Video, by Anber Arizpe, Hari Priya, and Lakshmi Swetha.

Security Issues in Multimedia Systems, by Balaji Megarajan and Maithily.