Advances in Multimedia Processing

18th July –  22nd July 2007

 at IIT Delhi


The workshop will cover current and emerging technologies in the field of multimedia processing. The participants will be introduced to the fundamental concepts in the field of multimedia processing and will be explained the current techniques in the area including exposure to some of the more popular multimedia standards. The lectures will be augmented by lab sessions / demonstrations which will help the participants grasp the nuances of the techniques.

The Workshop

The workshop will be conducted over five days with lecture sessions in the morning followed by laboratory sessions in the afternoon. The laboratory sessions will be followed by open discussions in the evening.

Lectures WILL cover

Video & Audio Processing Fundamentals: Video Signal Representation - frames, fields, colour system, PAL, NTSC, etc. Audio Signal Representation - sampling, speech and wide-band audio
Basic Compression information theoretic issues: vector quantisation, transform coding (including wavelets), entropy coding
Still Image Compression (JPEG & JPEG 2000)
Video Compression -1 (MPEG-1 & MPEG-2)
Video Compression-2 (H.264)
Video Compression-3 (MPEG4 - basics)
Synthetic Object Coding in MPEG-4
Synthetic Audio Tools of MPEG-4
MPEG-4 Systems
Speech / Audio Compression
Processor Architecture and algorithm mapping
MPEG-7 and multimedia content processing



Prof. Santanu Chaudury, Elect Eng Dep., IIT Delhi

Prof. S D Johsi, Elect Eng Dep., IIT Delhi

Prof R K P Bhatt, Elect Eng Dep., IIT Delhi

Dr. Aloknath De, ST Microelectronis

Dr. Kaushik Saha, ST Microelectronics

Dr Arun Kumar, CARE, IIT Delhi

Dr. Sumantra Duttaroy, Elect Eng Dep., IIT Delhi

Dr. Brejesh Lall, Elect Eng Dep., IIT Delhi

who can participate?

Professionals from industry, scientists from R&D establishments, teachers from Universities / colleges and students will benefit from participation in this workshop.


The fees will be Rs.  15, 000/- per participant. The registration will be on first-cum first serve basis. 

The fee will be payable by DD/Cheque (payable in Delhi) in favour of “FITT, IIT Delhi”

Last date for registration: 13th July 2007



The participants are expected to make their own arrangements for stay. The organizers will try to book accommodation on payment basis within the guesthouses of IIT Delhi, if requested sufficiently in advance through the Registration Form and subject to availability.


For further information please contact:




Prof Sanatanu Chaudury

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016

Ph: 2659 1081


Dr. Brejesh Lall

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016

Ph: 2659 1068



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