Sep 25, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IST 458 Social Media and Multimedia Applications for Business



The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to social media and multimedia communications and computing technologies, with emphasis on applications to business systems and requirements. The course covers major topics in social media, including blogs, wikis, Web feeds, social networking, tagging, cloud computing, podcasting and Vcasting, and presents a brief overview of advanced and futuristic AI (Artificial Intelligence) technologies that will impact the future of social media and multimedia computing and communications, and will underlie the next generation Semantic Web, aka Web 3.0. Coverage of major topical domains in state-of-the-art multimedia systems and applications include: digital audio processing for voice, sounds, and music; graphics production and manipulation; animation; digital imaging and the processing, manipulation, and integration of imagery into documents, presentations, web pages, etc.; digital photography and photographic processing; basic Web page design including hypertext, hypermedia, direct generation of HTML code, and the use of integrated tool environments; and video processing using digital formats for movies on workstations and the Web. The course incorporates hands-on student production of basic social media and multimedia projects and exercises, and includes demonstrations of some advanced applications and integrated development environments, and a multimedia production facility tour. Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): IST 307 



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