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MPEG2Tool: a tool kit for the study of MPEG-2 video transport over ATM-based networks
Author(s): Wenjun Luo; Magda El Zarki
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Paper Abstract

Providing high bit rate real-time video services has been a major driving factor in the advancement of high speed networking technology such as ATM based BISDN. In this paper, we describe MPEG2Tool, an X-window-based software implementation of the MPEG-2 video compression algorithm with many additional useful functions. The ultimate goal of designing this toolkit was to facilitate the study of MPEG video transmission over ATM-based networks. The toolkit consists of four major modules, which appear as four push-buttons in the main Motif menu: (1) encoding, (2) statistical analysis, (3) transmission simulation, and (4) decoding.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2668, Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1996, (22 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.235430
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Wenjun Luo, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Magda El Zarki, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2668:
Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1996
Vasudev Bhaskaran; Frans Sijstermans; Sethuraman Panchanathan, Editor(s)

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