ICS 2303: MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2016/2017

FORTH YEAR SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

FORTH YEAR FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

ICS 2303: MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS

DATE: NOVEMBER, 2016 TIME: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY) AND ANY OTHER
TWO QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE:30 MARKS

a. Differentiate between the following as used in multimedia :-

i. Kinematics and morphing . [2 marks]

ii. Input devices and output devices. [2 marks]

b. Describe how video is represented. [6 marks]

c. Explain the digitization process. [6 marks]

d. Discuss softwares that are used for editing and creating fonts. [6 marks]

e. Discuss convergence of multimedia. [4 marks]

f. Explain the two categories of multimedia. [4 marks]

QUESTION TWO: 20 MARKS

a. Explain five application of multimedia. [5 marks]

b. Discuss the power of sound as used in multimedia systems.
[10 marks]

c. Using diagrams explain the difference between Serif and San Serif.
[5 marks]

QUESTION THREE: 20 MARKS

a. Explain five editing operations in sound. [5 marks]

b. Discuss how color is categorized when dealing with multimedia systems. [5 marks]

c. Differentiate between Discrete verses continuous media. [2 marks]

d. Discuss the stages of developing multimedia content. [4 marks]

e. Explain MIDI audio and how it is developed. [4 marks]

QUESTION FOUR: 20 MARKS

a. Discuss Bitmap and Dithering in multimedia systems. [4 marks]

b. Explain four multimedia blocks. [4 marks]

c. Explain how video is compressed. [4 marks]

d. Discuss quality control and auditing in regard to multimedia systems.
[4 marks]

e. Discuss piracy in regard to multimedia systems. [4 marks]

 

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