The objectives of the course are:

  1. Define the vocabulary necessary to interact with the computer and people. Mastering a technique requires mastering its associated vocabulary. The challenge with multimedia is that it is multi-technique and multi-expertise. The vocabulary serves as communication tool that leads to harmonic interaction among people participating in the design of digital documents. The programmer needs to be aware of the vocabulary of the graphic designer, the author and vice-versa.
  2. Learn the principles of the theoretic background that is behind technology in order to provide a general knowledge on multimedia and associated processing and exploitation techniques.
  3. Learn how to deal with different technology to produce and process multimedia in order to build simple and efficient digital documents.