IOE Syllabus of Multimedia System [Elective]

Multimedia Elective Notes and Syllabus

Lecture : 3 Year: IV, Tutorial : 1 Part: II, Practical: 1.5, Course Code: CT 785 03, Course Objectives of Elective III – Multimedia System is to make student familiar with devices, systems and applications of multimedia. Following course structure/syllabus is according to latest update of IOE Syllabus and is elective for BE Computer and Electronics & Communication in all IOE affiliated and constituent engineering college in Nepal. Read: Chapter wise notes of Multimedia System

  1. Introduction (5 hours)
    1. Global structure of Multimedia
    2. Medium
    3. Multimedia system and properties
  2. Sound / Audio System (6 hours)
    1. Concepts of sound system
    2. Music and speech
    3. Speech Generation
    4. Speech Analysis
    5. Speech Transmission
  3. Images and Graphics (5 hours)
    1. Digital Image Representation
    2. Image and graphics Format
    3. Image Synthesis , analysis and Transmission
  4. Video and Animation (6 hours)
    1. Video signal representation
    2. Computer Video Format
    3. Computer- Based animation
    4. Animation Language
    5. Methods of controlling Animation
    6. Display of Animation
    7. Transmission of Animation
  5. Data Compression (8 hours)
    1. Storage Space
    2. Coding Requirements
    3. Source, Entropy and Hybrid Coding
    4. Lossy Sequential DCT- based Mode
    5. Expanded Lossy DCT-based Mode
    6. JPEG and MPEG
  6. User Interfaces (5 hours)
    1. Basic Design Issues
    2. Video and Audio at the User Interface
    3. User- friendliness as the Primary Goal
  7. Abstractions for programming (5 hours)
    1. Abstractions Levels
    2. Libraries
    3. System Software
    4. Toolkits
    5. Higher Programming Languages
    6. Object –oriented approaches
  8. Multimedia Application (5 hours)
    1. Media preparation and composition
    2. Media integration and communication
    3. Media Entertainment


  • Multimedia: Computing, Communications and Applications, Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt, Pearson Education Asia
  • Multimedia Communications, Applications, Networks, Protocols and Standards, Fred Halsall, Pearson Education Asia
  • Multimedia Systems, John F. Koegel Buford, Pearson Education Asia


Evaluation Scheme:

The questions will cover all the chapters of the syllabus. The evaluation scheme will be as indicated in the table below:

Chapters Hours Marks


1 5 9
2 6 10
3 5 9
4 6 11
5 8 14
6 5 9
7 5 9
8 5 9
Total 45 80

*There could be a minor deviation in Marks distribution

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  1. […] Multimedia System is one of the Elective subject for Bachelor in Computer(BCT) and Electronics & Communication(BEX) Engineering of IOE. The following notes are compiled by Prof. Dr. Subarna Shakya to whom we are very thankful. The contents of pdf files are according to syllabus of Multimedia System. […]

  2. […] Prof. Dr. Subarna Shakya to whom we are very thankful. The contents of pdf files are according to syllabus of Multimedia System. Click on corresponding chapter link to download the files or read […]

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