Summer 2011, Salazar Hall C362, Tuesdays 6:10pm-10:00pm
Prerequisite: CIS 100 or permission of instructor.
The purpose of this course is to enable students to build up a fundamental understanding of the technical
issues and applications associated with a today's rapid-growing field, multimedia network communications.
To help people discover the technologies from the personal communication devices like smartphones to
the network systems like video conferencing, this course provides an introduction to multimedia networks
and communications, including digital media representation and data compression, voice, video, and data
convergence, media streaming, real-time interactive audio/video, high-speed multimedia networks
considering protocols, techniques to improve QoS and security, distributed multimedia networking, multimedia databases,
multimedia for the Web, multimedia seamless data exchange, and multimedia over wireless networks.
Real-world examples including digital television, IPTV, mobile deployments, and digital cinema pipelines will
be given to the class. Hands-on exercises will be assigned to help students to learn how to use various
software programs to secure the computer and the network.
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