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CS4302   Signal Processing and Perception for Digital Media

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module will introduce students to the concepts of analogue and digital media and review current standards and technologies used in the production, transport and rendering of digital multimedia. Within the context of networked multimedia the concept of Quality-of-Service will be introduced and the issues involved in transporting time-sensitive data across computer networks will be explained. Specific examples drawn from Internet-based projects, protocols and standards will be used to illustrate these issues.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CS3102

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 10 weeks) and fortnightly tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 26

Guided independent study hours: 124

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Honours Coordinator - Computer Science (