Multimedia Communications

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Koch

Exercises: Dipl.-Inf. Birger Streckel

Lecture: 2 SWS, ECTS: 2;

Time and Place: Mo, 08:30 - 10:00, CAP3 - R.I

Exercises: 2 SWS, ECTS: 4;

Time and Place: Mo, 10:15 - 11:00, CAP3 - R.I


The topic of the lecture will be the basics of human audiovisual perception and applications in coding and compression of audiovisual data.

Topics are among others:

  • Human audiovisual perception.
  • Digital signal processing for audio and video signals.
  • Compression techniques for audiovisual data as JPEG, MPEG.

The exercises will focus on JAVA-programming. The first part will be a comprehensive JAVA course. In the second half the JAVA experience will be used for the programming of a simplified JPEG algorithm.


Lecture topics:

  • To be announced during lecture.

Java programming:

  • D. Flanagan, Java in a Nutshell, 4th edition, O'Reilly & Associates, 2002
  • B. Eckel, Thinking in Java, 3rd edition, Prentice Hall, 2004 (free online)
  • G. Krüger, Handbuch der ))Java-Programmierung, 4th edition,?Addison-Wesley((, Sep. 2004 (german - free online)



Prof. Dr.-Ing Reinhard Koch.

Dilp.-Inf. Birger Streckel.

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