Course Information

Taught by: Maria Pateraki

Teaching assistant:
- Sofia-Elpiniki Yiannikaki (

New! Students' Project Results:
- Flash Games
- Tracking Cars in Video sequences
- Face Morphing
- JPEG Java Applet

- Tuesday, 15:00-17:00, A.113
- Friday, 15:00-17:00, A.113
- Thursday, 15:00-17:00, A.113 (Lab)

The course is for undergraduate and graduate students of the Computer Science Department.
Course CS215 is a prerequisite for undergraduate students. The course explores different
topics in multimedia technology ranging from multimedia input such as sound, images, animation
and video to algorithms, tools and standards to handle multimedia signals and information.
Review of coding methods and compression standards (MPEG 1,2,4,7).
The course includes lectures, assignments and project work.

Lecture slides, Readings and Assigments:
Material can be found here

Final grade = 0.4 x Assignments + 0.6 x Project work.
There will be in total 4 Assignments.
Assignments average grade must be >= 4.0 and Project grade must be >= 5.0

Note: Assignments and the project work are not marked according to a losing-part-marks
scheme, but are marked according to the results produced.

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- Fundamentals of Multimedia, Ze-Nian Li and Mark S. Drew , 2004, Prentice-Hall, ISBN: 0130618721
- Τεχνολογία Πολυμέσων Θεωρία και Πράξη, Δημητριάδης Σ.Ν., Πομπόρτης Α.Σ., Τριανταφύλλου Ε.Γ., 2004, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, ISBN: 960-418-025-8

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