Bachelor's Programme in Multimedia Technology and Design
DAT100 Computer Science
After completion of the course the candidate should be able to:
Explain the basic properties of sound, the sinus signal and its derivatives.
Explain the central parameters of digitalisation and the principles of AD/DA converters.
Give a record of the main features of a modern computer based studio and set up and carry out recordings in such a facility.
Use audio sequenser software and do audio and MIDI editing.
Basic prinsiples of signals, digitalisation and compression. Audio in the analogue and digital domain. Analogue an digital studio technology (microphones, preamps, mixers, filters, effects, recording systems etc). Some musical instrument technology. Software for music recording and audio and MIDI editing.
Lectures, rehersals and practical studio work. Groupwise exam project. Attendance requirements in the practical segment of the course.
The work load for the average student is approximately 270 hours.
Approved compulsory attendance. Students must pass the compulsory assignments in order to take the examination. Information on assignments will be given in the LMS in the start of the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
3-hour written examination in the autumn semester counts 50% of the final grade. Project work done in groups in the spring semester counts 50% of the final grade. The groups are normally given joint grades on the group project, but in cases of documented differences in the contribution to the project from the group members, students may be graded individually. Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.