• ELEN E6850x Visual information systems 3 pts. Lect: 2. Prerequisites: ELEN E4830 or the instructor's permission. Introduction to critical image technologies in advanced visual information systems, such as content-based image databases, video servers, and desktop video editors. Intended for graduate students. Topics include visual data representation and compression, content-based visual indexing and retrieval, storage system design (data placement, scheduling, and admission control), compressed video editing, and synchronization issues of stored video/audio signals. Programming projects and final presentations are required.