Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Data processing and transmission in multimedia applications
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Cinema And Media Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Olmo Gabriella   AC ING-INF/03 4 0 1 0 4
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/03 5 C - Affini o integrative Discipline ingegneristiche
Expected skills
This course is focused on the main techniques for digital image and video coding, with emphasis on
digital cinema and digital television broadcasting. Topics related to reliable transmission of multimedia contents on unreliable networks is also treated.
Elements of image and video coding
6. The H.264/AVC (Advanced Video Coding) standard and its extensions for high fidelity video coding (10 hours)
' The H.264/AVC standard
' The FRExt extension
7. Scalable video coding and the Scalable H.264 standard (8 hours)
' The scalable video coding concept
' Scalable H.264
' applications and open problems
8. JPEG 2000 and its applications to digital cinema (8 hours)
' Intra video coding
' JPEG 2000 and its extensions
' Applications to digital cinema
9. Digital television: DVB-T e DVB-H (14 hours)
' Basics of digital television coding and broadcasting
' The DVB-T standard
' The DVB-H standard
10. Video transmission on unreliable network: error resilience and error concealment (10 hours)
' Introduction to error resilience and concealment
' error resilience tools: layered coding with unequal error protection, multiple description coding
' error concealment tools
Laboratories and/or exercises
Some labs will allow students to get familiar with H.264/AVC and JPEG 2000 standard tools.
Scientific papers and other material will be made available by the teacher on the course web site.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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