Lecture Course: Digital Media, Summer Term 2018


The participant will have learnt about basic concepts of processing, storeing, presentation, and communication of media data via computer based systems. The students are able to use and implement the most relevant algorithms related to different media types. They are competent to analyse and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of selected methods.


  • Basics: digital representation, capacity requirements of digital media, encoding, and compression
  • Text: Fonts and alphabets, standards of encoding, font styles, advanced text representation
  • Graphics: 2D forms and operations/animation, 3D forms and operations/realism
  • Images: image compression, image processing
  • Video: analogue video, digital video, video compression
  • Audio: physical and physiological basics, audio encoding and compression, representation of music


The exercise hours will take place throughout the semester as an integrated part of the lecture.


Lecture course Tuesday, 10 - 12 ct
Place O28/1002

Exercises on Wednesday

The first lecture will be in the second week on 24th of April.


see description of module 'Digital Media' via HIS/Studium