BIT 3204 BCT 1204 DISTRIBUTED MULTIMEDIA KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2013/2014
ORDINARY EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/ BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY/
BIT 3204 BCT 1204 DISTRIBUTED MULTIMEDIA
MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY
DATE: APRIL, 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO

QUESTION ONE
(a) Explain the different hardware and software requirements for multimedia system.
(5 Marks)
(b) Compare and contrast TIFF file format RIFF file format. (5 Marks)
(c) Explain Video Display Technology standards. (4 Marks)
(d) In multimedia Networking, Explain audio/video streaming with reference to
communication between client and server and the role of RTP, RTSP & RSVP.
(6 Marks)
(e) Write short notes on Multimedia video conferencing. (7 Marks)
(f) What do you understand by the term QOS in distributed multimedia systems
(3 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
(a) Write brief notes on characteristics distributed Multimedia Systems. (5 Marks)
(b) Explain any five image processing operations (10 Marks)
(c) Describe factors that affect the performance of multimedia applications.
(5 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
(a) Describe the Algorithm for the MPEG. Clearly state and explain the mathematical
treatment and building blocks used in detail. (6 Marks)
(b) Compare/Explain Lossy and Lossless compression. (8 Marks)
(c) Explain JPEG compression in detail. (6 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
(a) What factors would you consider in designing a system for e-learning with
multimedia content. (10 Marks)
(b) Suggest different multimedia elements which can be used to develop Vehicle
Tracking System for Police dept. Justify your suggestions. (10 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
(a) Explain Huffman coding with example (4 Marks)
(b) Write a short note on Video conferencing: Design Issues (10 Marks)
(c) What is synchronization (2 Marks)
(d) Distinguish the different types of synchronization (4 Marks)

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