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SIT361 - Multimedia Systems and Technology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Gang Li


Two SIT coded units (excluding mathematics units coded SIT19-, SIT29-, SIT39-)


One of SIT264 or SIT363

Incompatible with: MSC301
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


SIT361 introduces students to multimedia compression principles and standards and a number of multimedia processing and analysis methods, including point processing, neighbourhood processing, colour processing and morphological processing. Students will develop hands-on skills in Matlab, a scripting language that will allow them to quickly implement image-processing techniques. Students will have the opportunity to adopt recent technologies into the processing and analysis of digital multimedia. The primary focus of this unit is on improving student understanding of digital multimedia, and developing a range of skills that will enable them to work effectively with digital images.


Practical tests 10%, problem-solving task 40%, group task - creative work 30%, portfolio 20%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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