SYSTEMS SUPPORT FOR CONTINUOUS MEDIA
2011/2012, Semester 1
School of Computing (Computer Science)
Modular Credits: 4
This module is targeted at computer science graduate students and covers the major aspects of building streaming media applications -- from coding to transmission to playback. Issues such as transport protocols, control protocols, caching, buffering, synchronisation and adaptations will be examined. After taking the course, students are expected to understand the network and OS issues involved in building continuous media applications, and able to apply practical solutions to solve them.
Lectures are every Wednesday from 18:30 to 20:30 in room COM1/212.
For a detailed syllabus please see
This module will be graded on
(i.e., there will be
no final exam
). The CA will include a midterm, 2 quizzes, and a project.