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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student shall understand the principles of modern TV- technology and be able to analyze the advantages and deficits of them

Learning outcomes

Understanding of how it is possible to transmit an analog TV picture with the help of digital coding and recreate the picture in the receiver.

Course contents

Digital source coding and channel coding.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Digital Photography and Editing, Video basics and technology

Recommended or required reading

Mats Röjne. Digital-tv via mark, satellit och kabel. ISBN 9789144000923. 2006. Studentlitteratur Ulrich Reimers. DTV, the Family of International Standards for Digital Video Broadcasting. Second Edition. ISBN 3-540-43545- X 2005 Springer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 65 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

A lecture: presentation of a new topic for the classmates.


Scherbakov-Parland Andrej


Biström Johnny

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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