• This course will introduce the basic principles in Multimedia course research. It will cover elements of media like : text, images, drawings (graphics), animation, video, sound including speech  In this sense it is what today we call "Mixed-Media , as well as compression different types of elements using different algorithm like , MP3,MP4,LZW, RLE, Huffman, ,shift coding (s-coding),JPEG,GIF,Lossless and lossy compression.