Module Catalogues

Multimedia Security Systems

Module Title Multimedia Security Systems
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50

Aims and Fit of Module

This course aims to gain knowledge and hand-on experiences in digital media systems and security applications; it also aims to introduce important multimedia security technologies and standards in assuring the rights of owners and consumers of multimedia systems; these include encryption, key management, watermarking, and media authentication; it also aims to introduce important topics on using multimedia information for security objectives, including video surveillance, and media sensor networks.

Learning outcomes

A.	Demonstrate practical knowledge of multimedia systems and security technologies.
B. Demonstrate knowledge of multimedia compression technologies and standards.
C. Evaluate algorithms, theories and tools developed for multimedia security issues, including digital rights management, copyright protection, and authenticity verification
D. Demonstrate an awareness of theories, research issues and recent developments of multimedia-based security systems such as multimedia surveillance and biometric applications.
E. Recognise the security risks that may be involved in the operation of computing and information systems.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and