520.643 Digital Multimedia Coding and Processing
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
- Thursday Friday, 10:30 - 12:00, Barton 225
- Friday, Feb. 7: snowstorm, no lecture.
- Recommended Textbooks
- Techniques and Standards for Image Video and Audio Coding,
K. R. Rao and J. J. Hwang, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
- Digital Video Processing,
A. Murat Tekalp, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. ISBN 0131900757.
- Digital Video : An Introduction to MPEG-2,
Barry G. Haskell, Atul Puri, and Arun N. Netravali,
Chapman & Hall, New York, NY. ISBN 0412084112.
- Image and Video Compression Standards Algorithms and Architectures,
Vasudev Bhaskaran and Konstantinos Konstantinides,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA. ISBN 0792399528.
- Digital Pictures: Representation, Compression, and Standards,
Arun N. Netravali and Barry G. Haskell, 2nd Edition,
Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, NY. ISBN 030644917X.
- MPEG Video: Compression Standard,
Joan L. Mitchell (Editor), William B. Pennebaker (Editor), Chad E. Fogg,
Didier J. LeGall, Chapman & Hall, New York, NY. ISBN 0412087715.
- JPEG: Still Image Data Compression Standard,
William B. Pennebaker and Joan L. Mitchell,
Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY. ISBN 0442012721.
- Wavelet Image and Video Compression,
P. N. Topiwala (Editor), Kluwer Academic Publishers,
Boston, MA. ISBN 0792381823.
- Digital Coding of Waveforms: Principles and Applications to
Speech and Video, N. S. Jayant and Peter Noll,
Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. ISBN 0132119137.
- General Course Description
An introduction to the coding and processing of digital multimedia.
The course covers current techniques for processing, storage and delivery
of media such as speech, audio, images, and video. This requires an
in-depth understanding of digital signal processing for 1D signals, as
well as the extensions to 2D and 3D cases. The emphasis will be on the
theoretical basis as well as efficient implementations. Key components
studied in details are digital filters, transforms, quantizers, bit allocators,
entropy coders, motion estimation and compensation algorithms. Current and
future audio/image/video compression standards and formats such as
MP3, JPEG, JPEG2000, MPEG, H.263, HDTV... are frequently used as
- Final Project
- Students are expected to work on a related topic of choice.
- The topic can be your own or chosen from a list of suggestions provided
by the instructor.
- A final project report and an oral demonstration/presentation are
required from each project.
- Midterm Exams: 40%
- Homework: 30%
- Final Project: 30%
- Ethics Issues
- Please read the information
provided by the
- Exams will be closed book and closed notes.
One 8.5 x 11 handwritten formula sheet will be permitted.
- On homework and projects, you are permitted to discuss the problems
for clarification purposes, and to help each other with specific
points. However, the overall solution and write-up should be your own