Digital publishing is currently one of the most significant sectors of the publishing industry, and the most interesting one for computer scientists. The goal of this course it to introduce the technical aspects of digital publishing including the different formats and the adopted technologies
The course initially focused on Digital publishing building blocks elements, including images, video and audio, and how they can be suitable for the needs of digital publishing. The principal digital publishing formats and tools will be than analysed in detail with special emphasis the principal eBook formats and the relative production tools. Finally, trend and new technology will be investigated, both for their application to printed and electronical digital publishing.