Multimedia processing (2009/2010)

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Name of lecturer
Andrea Fusiello
Andrea Fusiello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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2nd Semester dal Mar 1, 2010 al Jun 15, 2010.

Lesson timetable

2nd Semester
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall D  
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall D  
Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall A  

Learning outcomes

The class gives the basic theoretical fundamentals and some methods for the generation and processing of sound and images, which are fundamental for the design of multimedia systems. The module aims at presenting the main techniques for the analysis of images devoted to the improvement of their quality, restoration, and information (feature) extraction. The course gives the tools and fundamental techniques for understanding and manipulating sounds and images for the purpose of creating interfaces, compressing and transmitting information, analyzing scenes, etc..


* Image acquisition: mathematical models, sampling and quantization
* Image Transforms: Fourier
* Filtering: histograms, noise modeling and reduction, punctual and local operators, geometri operators, low-, band-, and high-pass filters, optimal filters, nonlinear filters.
* Extraction and characterization of edges.
* Extraction and characterization of regions.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written essay.