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Unformatted text preview: CM0340 CARDIFF UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION PAPER Academic Year: 2007/2008 Examination Period: Autumn Examination Paper Number: CM0340 Examination Paper Title: Multimedia Duration: 2 hours Do not turn this page over until instructed to do so by the Senior Invigilator. Structure of Examination Paper: There are 3 pages. There are 4 questions in total. There are no appendices. The mark obtainable for a question or part of a question is shown in brackets alongside the question. Students to be provided with: The following items of stationery are to be provided: ONE answer book. Instructions to Students: Answer 3 questions. The use of translation dictionaries between English or Welsh and a foreign language bearing an appropriate departmental stamp is permitted in this examination. 1 PLEASE TURN OVER CM0340 Q1. (a) Why is data compression desirable for multimedia activities? [2] (b) What is the distinction between lossy and lossless data compression? [2] (c) What are the main differences between the target media for JPEG and GIF com-...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course CM 0340 taught by Professor Davidmarshall during the Fall '09 term at Cardiff University.

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