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  1. Preface ix
  2. 1 Introduction 1
    • Media 4
    • Multimedia 7
    • Digital Multimedia in Perspective 11
    • Exercises 15
  3. 2 Fundamentals 17
    • Digital Data 18
    • Digital Representation of Media 33
    • Exercises 55
  4. 3 Vector Graphics 59
    • Fundamentals 61
    • Vector Objects 66
    • Transformations 78
    • 3-D Graphics 83
    • Exercises 98
  5. 4 Bitmapped Images 101
    • Resolution 102
    • Image Compression 113
    • File Formats 124
    • Image Manipulation 129
    • Exercises 151
  6. 5 Colour 155
    • Colour and Science 157
    • RGB Colour 158
    • Other Colour Models 170
    • Channels and Colour Correction 183
    • Consistent Colour 188
    • Exercises 193
  7. 6 Video 197
    • Video Standards 201
    • Video Compression 210
    • Editing and Post-Production 226
    • Delivery 235
    • Exercises 244
  8. 7 Animation 247
    • Image Sequences 251
    • Interpolation 259
    • Vector Animation in Flash 266
    • Motion Graphics 273
    • Delivering Animation 277
    • Exercises 284
  9. 8 Sound 287
    • The Nature of Sound 288
    • Digitizing Sound 294
    • Processing Sound 299
    • Compression 309
    • MIDI 315
    • Exercises 322
  10. 9 Text and Typography 325
    • Character Sets 326
    • Fonts 336
    • Layout and Formatting 353
    • Exercises 363
  11. 10 Hypermedia 367
    • Text Layout Using XHTML and CSS 369
    • Links 397
    • The Web and Hypermedia 407
    • Exercises 420
  12. 11 Visual Design 423
    • Visual Communication 426
    • Gestalt Principles 433
    • Colour and Tone 442
    • Layout Grids 449
    • Exercises 456
  13. 12 Interactivity 459
    • Interacting With Multimedia 461
    • Interacting Through Multimedia 477
    • Exercises 491
  14. 13 Accessibility 495
    • Background 496
    • Textual Alternatives 507
    • Accessible Multimedia Content 512
    • Interactivity 519
    • Exercises 525
  15. 14 Scripting 529
    • Objects and Events 530
    • ECMAScript 539
    • JavaScript and the DOM 554
    • ActionScript 568
    • Exercises 582
  16. 15 XML and Multimedia 585
    • Syntax and DTDs 587
    • Namespaces 598
    • SVG 605
    • Exercises 621
  17. 16 Multimedia and Networks 625
    • Networking Fundamentals 626
    • Delivering Multimedia 639
    • Distributing Media Files 652
    • Server-Side Computation 660
    • Exercises 669
  18. Appendix: Standards and Multimedia 673
  19. Glossary 677
  20. Index 711