Polytechnic School of Engineering of New York University

Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering
EL6123 ---- Video Processing, Spring 2014

Course Description: This course introduces fundamental theory and techniques for efficient representation and processing of video signals. Topics to be covered include: introduction to video systems, Fourier analysis of video signals, properties of the human visual system, motion estimation, basic video compression techniques, video communication standards, and stereo video processing. A term-project is required in the second half of the semester.

Prerequisites: EL5123, E6303, and graduate status. Instructor approval required for senior students.

Instructor: Professor Yao Wang, MTC2 Room 9.107,  (718)-260-3469, Email:  yw523 at nyu dot edu. Homepage: http://eeweb.poly.edu/~yao

Course Schedule: Wed 3:00-5:30 PM, RH705

Office Hour: Monday 1-3PM,  Wed. 10-12 AM or appointment by email.

Text Book:Y. Wang, J. Ostermann, and Y.Q.Zhang, Video Processing and Communications. Prentice Hall, 2002.

Grading Policy:  One Exam: 60%, Programming assignments: 10%, Project (depending on project plan, project accomplishment, presentation and final report): 30%.

Homework Policy: Homework problems will be assigned but not graded. Solutions will be provided. Please check against the solutions carefully. Some homework assignments will require matlab programming. Only these parts need to be submitted and graded and counted towards final grade.

Project Guidelines (updated 1/16/2013)

Link to textbook site

Project presentation schedule (List from F11)

Sample Video Data

Tentative Course Schedule

Last updated: 1/20/2014, Yao Wang