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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TKO_5436 Multimedia Databases 5 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Jukka Teuhola
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

The student learns the storage and indexing structures, as well as retrieval methods of different media types.


The course studies different types of data used in multimedia applications, including text, image, video and audio data. For text, different kinds of indexing and content-based retrieval techniques are discussed. As for images, we study the representation and processing of digitized images, as well as spatial data structures for geometric applications (engineering drawings, maps, etc.). Standard techniques for organizing, storing, and representing video and audio data are discussed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

The course is lectured every second year, period not fixed.

Study materials

Miscellaneous; to be announced.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Electr. and Communication Technology
Finnish Study Modules