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Digital video coding and compression ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)



Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Fundamental concepts, theory and techniques of digital video signal coding and compression, waveform characterization and representation; human visual systems and vision modelling; transform coding, performance evaluation; motion compensated video coding techniques; hybrid coding algorithms sub-band and wavelet transform coding; vector quantization; run-length coding; variable-length coding techniques including Huffman, Sannon-Fano and Comma codes; fractal image/video compression; hierarchical coding; filtering in video systems; introduction to industrial coding/compression standards for image/video signals; implementations and applications of digital video coding systems.

Assessment: 40% Assignments (2) and laboratory work demonstration + 60% Laboratory reports (3)

Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures

Prerequisites: An undergraduate degree in a technical computing area such as a Bachelor of Digital Systems or Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent, including MAT 1811/1812 or MAT 1841/1830 or equivalent