2010 Rajasthan Technical University B.Tech 7 Semester Computer science & engineering "Multimedia Systems" question paper

Question Paper Details:

University: Rajasthan Technical University
Course: B.Tech Computer science & engineering
Subject: Multimedia Systems
Exam Year: January 2010
Year or Semester: Fourth year/ Seventh Semester
Paper Code: 7E4095

Unit-I

a) What is multimedia information? Explain the various stages of multimedia objects. [Marks 8]
b) Explain the various stages of multimedia projects. [Marks 8]

OR

a) What is the use of Image capturing? Explain the authoring tools for image capturing. [Marks 8]
b) Explain the card and page based authoring tools. [Marks 8]

Unit-II

What do you understand by digital audio? What kinds of application require audio capability? [Marks 16]

OR

Write about the voice recognition applications. What is musical instrument digital interface? Explain MIDI communication protocol. [Marks 16]

Unit-III

a) Explain the meanings of the terms “encoding” and “compression”. Does encoding always imply compression? If not, illustrate under what types of encoding this is not true. [Marks 8]
b) Explain the Huffman algorithm. [Marks 8]

OR

a) Explain Shannon Fano Algorithm. [Marks 8]
b) What benefits are offered by compression schemes in designing multimedia systems. [Marks 8]

Unit-IV

What are the advantages and disadvantages of lossless compression? Compare and contrast these with lossy compression schemes. [Marks 16]

OR

How does video animation differ from full motion video? What are the difference in the hardware for video animation and full motion video? What are the similarities? [Marks 16]

Unit-V

a) Explain what we mean by workflow in a multimedia application. [Marks 8]
b) What is JPEG compression? Explain with example. [Marks 8]

OR

a) Explain Zigzag sequence with example. [Marks 8]
b) What are multimedia standards for video? How would motion JPEG differ from MPEG? [Marks 8]