Thursday, October 15, 2009


PART A – (10 X 2 = 20 marks)

1. What is aspect ratio?

2. Give the 2D transformation matrix for rotation.

3. List any two viewing parameters of a 3D object.

4. Define the term complementary colors.

5. List the applications of multimedia in mobile units.

6. What are the components of a multimedia data representation?

7. List any four image file formats used in multimedia.

8. Determine the bandwidth of the audio CD with 44.1 kHz sampling rate and 16 bit


9. What is HTTP and HTML?

10. List any four sources of audio delay introduced in multimedia conferencing systems.

PART B – (5 X 16 = 80 marks)

11. (a) (i) Explain DDA line drawing algorithm. (8)

(ii)Explain the steps in midpoint ellipse drawing algorithm. (8)


(b) What is polygon clipping? Explain Sutherland-Hodgman algorithm for polygon clipping.

(16)12. (a) Derive the 3D transformation matrix for rotation about

(i) an arbitrary axis

(ii) an arbitrary plane. (8+8)


(b) Explain RGB, CMY, YIQ and YUV color models. (4x4)

13. (a) (i) What is multimedia? Explain the properties of multimedia systems. (8)

(ii) Explain the data stream characteristics for continuous media. (8)


(b) Explain the different file formats used in multimedia. (16)

14. (a) Explain the Audio-Visual Integration strategies in multimedia systems. (16)


(b) Explain how a video data is stored and retrieved. (16)

15. (a) Explain the multimedia authoring and user interface tools commonly used. (16)

(b) Explain the major featuristic functions of distributed multimedia systems. (16)

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