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Implementation of video compression for multimedia applications
Author(s): Gary Porter
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Paper Abstract

Various video compression techniques are introduced. The basic idea of Discrete Cosine Transform and Motion Estimation compression is outlined, and a detailed example of the decoding of an H.261 video bitstream is demonstrated. More advanced techniques for DCT/ME compression as used in MPEG-2 and H.263 are described. A discussion of video encoders and decoders highlights the fact that `standard- compliant' video systems can yield vastly different results depending on implementation techniques, such as the algorithms used, the use of accelerating hardware.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2750, Digital Signal Processing Technology, (7 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241993
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Gary Porter, Harris Semiconductor (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2750:
Digital Signal Processing Technology
Joseph Picone, Editor(s)

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