CISC *1600 Introduction to Multimedia Computing
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 3.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Introduction to multimedia topics, including: web design, game design, animation, data visualization, simulation and robotics. Introduction to multimedia hardware and software, including game boxes. Human interface design and input using multimedia devices. Graphical and other forms of output to multimedia devices. Emphasis on design and creation of web pages with HTML and cascading style sheets; interactive, graphical web-based programs; simple computer games, movies and narratives. Computer-based sound editing. Introduction to agent-based programming for simulations and robotics. Uses of multimedia in industry. Hands-on exercises.