Communication and Media Engineering (CME)

Multimedia Web Technologies

Recommended prior knowledge

relational and object-relational databases


at least one programming language, e.g. Java

UML, Entity-Relationship modelling

principles of computer networks

internet protocols

authentication in computer networks

Computer technology, computer networks and cryptography



Teaching Methods Vorlesung
Learning objectives / competencies

The students will learn to understand how to design and implement multimedia web applications. They will know the concepts for a secure data transmission and storage and to be able to apply them.


Duration 1
SWS 6.0
Classes 90 h
Self-study / group work: 120 h
Workload 210 h
ECTS 7.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Written exam K120

Credits and Grades

7 Credits, grade 1 ... 5, K120

Responsible Person

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Volker Sänger

Recommended Semester 3
Frequency jedes 2. Semester

Master-Studiengang CME


Network Security in Multimedia Systems

Type Vorlesung
Nr. M+I413
SWS 2.0
Lecture Content
  • IT-Security

  • Internet Forensics

  • Anonymity and Pseudonymity

  • Linkability, Unobservability, Privacy

  • Anonymizer, Digital Mixing, Remailer

  • Darknet, Overlay Networks

  • TOR, Affiliate Systems

  • AN.ON: Technischer Hintergrund von JAP.
  • Reporters Without Borders (Organisation): Internet access barred aswave of new legislation threatens freedom of Information.,43627.html.
  • Clarke, Ian: The Philosophy behind Freenet.
  • Chaum, David: Untraceable Electronic Mail, Return Addresses, and Digital Pseudonyms. (1981).
  • Clarke, Ian; Sandberg, Oskar; Toseland, Matthew; Verendel, Vilhelm: Private Communication Through a Network of Trusted - Connections: The Dark Freenet. PET 2010.
  • Federrath, Hannes; Golembiewski, Claudia: Speicherung von Nutzungsdaten durch Anonymisierungsdienste im Internet. In: Datenschutz und Datensicherheit 28/8 (2004), 486-490.
  • I2P Techincal Introduction.


Next Generation Internet

Type Vorlesung
Nr. M+I408
SWS 2.0
Lecture Content
  • Internet Architecture (principles and critical discussion of changes)
  • IPv6
  • Content Distribution in the Internet (CDNs, P2P systems, Information Centric Networking)
  • Multimedia communication (new transport protocols, congestion control, quality-of-service


  • J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross: Computer Networking -- A Top-down Approach Featuring the Internet. Pearson, 2013.
  • additional articles and books are presented in the lecture


Multimedia Databases

Type Vorlesung
Nr. M+I405
SWS 2.0
Lecture Content
  • Ziele von Multimedia Datenbanken
  • Metadaten, Features und Eigenschaften, Segmentierung, Anfragetypen, Ähnlichkeitsanfragen,  Datenstrukturen
  • Bilddatenbanken mit populären Anwendungen wie Google Goggles oder Pinterest
  • Audiodatenbanken, Sound Retrieval, Shazam, Audio Dateien in Oracle
  • Videodatenbanken, Video Meta Daten, Netflix, Videos in Oracle
  • Text Datenbanken
  • Alle Medientypen in einer Datenbank


  • L. Dunckley: Multimedia Databases - An Object-Relational Approach, Addison Wesley, 2003
  • Blanken, H.M.; de Vries, A.P.; Blok, H.E.; Feng, L. (Eds.): Multimedia Retrieval, Springer-Verlag, 2007 (ebook:

  • S. Rüger: Multimedia Information Retrieval. Morgan & Claypool, 2010
  • D.G. Lowe: Distinctive Image Features from Scale-Invariant Keypoints, International Journal of Computer Vision, 60, 2, pp. 91-110, 2004
  • A. Wang: An Industrial-Strength Audio Search Algorithm. In ISMIR Procceedings, Baltimore 2003
  • J. Sivic and A. Zisserman: Efficient Visual Search for Objects in Videos. Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 96, pp. 548-566, 2008
  • R. Baeza-Yates and B. Ribeiro-Neto: Modern Information Retrieval - the concepts and technology behind search. ACM Press, 2. Edition, 2011
  • A. Géron: Neural Networks and Deep Learning, O’Reilly, 2018. ebook