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Encoding of motion video sequences for the MPEG environment using arithmetic coding
Author(s): Eric Viscito; Cesar A. Gonzales
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we describe a motion-compensated hybrid DCT/DPCM algorithm suitable for compressing motion video sequences at 1-1.5 Mbits/second. The algorithm is compatible with the currently emerging MPEG video compression standard with one exception: the entropy coding of the DCT coefficients, motion vector data and all side information is accomplished via arithmetic coding rather than Huffman coding. The algorithm can be made completely MPEG-compatible with the addition of an arithmetic-Huffman transcoder. Experimental results demonstrate the effect of the proposed changes on the compression efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24203
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Eric Viscito, IBM/Thomas J. Watson Research (United States)
Cesar A. Gonzales, IBM/Thomas J. Watson Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1360:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series
Murat Kunt, Editor(s)

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