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Standard Codecs: Image Compression to Advanced Video Coding (IET Telecommunications Series)
A substantially updated edition of 'Video Coding: An Introduction to Standard Codecs'(IEE/1999) this book discusses the growth of digital television technology and the revolution in image and video compression (such as JPEG2000, broadcast TV, video phone), highlighting the need for standardization in processing static and moving images and their exchange...
A substantially updated edition of 'Video Coding: An Introduction to Standard Codecs'(IEE/1999) this book discusses the growth of digital television technology and the revolution in image and video compression (such as JPEG2000, broadcast TV, video phone), highlighting the need for standardization in processing static and moving images and their exchange between computer systems. ITU and ISO/IEC standards are now widely accepted in the picture/video coding field. This book gives an authoritative explanation of picture and video coding algorithms, working from basic principles through to the advanced video compression systems now being developed. One of its main objectives is to describe the reasons behind the introduction of a standard codec for a specific application and its chosen parameter. This book will enable readers to appreciate the fundamentals needed to design a video codec for any given application and should prove to be a valuable resource for engineers working in this field.Also available:Digital Signal Filtering, Analysis and Restoration - ISBN 9780852967607Data Communications and Networks, 3rd Edition - ISBN 9780852968048The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET publishes more than 100 new titles every year; a rich mix of books, journals and magazines with a back catalogue of more than 350 books in 18 different subject areas including: -Power & Energy -Renewable Energy -Radar, Sonar & Navigation -Electromagnetics -Electrical Measurement -History of Technology -Technology Management
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