Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Image communication

EE-551

Lecturer(s) :

Frossard Pascal

Language:

English

Summary

This class presents the main concepts underlying image and video compression and transmission, and discusses current applications in multimedia communication.

Content

Recall
Basics of rate-distortion theory, basics of quantization, basics of DPCM, basics of Fourier and wavelets transforms.

 

Image and video compression
Overview of image compression, multiresolution and wavelet coding, still image compression standards, motion estimation, overview of video coding, video compression standards.

 

Multimedia Networking
Basics of networking, multimedia networking protocols, multimedia traffic and network infrastructures.

 

Image Communication
Internet video and multiview video streaming, wireless video streaming, error resilient image communication, rate control, content distribution networks.

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Introduction to signal processing, Image processing

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra with exercices in classroom and using computer

Assessment methods

Continuous control

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Image Communication, EPFL Master optional class, Prof. Pascal Frossard

Prerequisite for

Semester projects, master thesis projects and doctoral thesis

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15ELE111    
15-16    
16-17ELD020
ELE111
    
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German