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The MPEG handbook : MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4

Author: John Watkinson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Focal Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides fundamental knowledge alongside practical guidance on how to avoid pitfalls and poor quality. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the standards - MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H-264. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Watkinson
ISBN: 9780240805788 024080578X 0080479537 9780080479538
OCLC Number: 70835461
Notes: Caption title.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
1 Introduction to compression --
1.1 What is MPEG? --
1.2 Why compression is necessary --
1.3 MPEG-1, 2, 4 and H.264 contrasted --
1.4 Some applications of compression --
1.5 Lossless and perceptive coding --
1.6 Compression principles --
1.7 Video compression --
1.8 Introduction to MPEG-1 --
1.9 MPEG-2: Profiles and Levels --
1.10 Introduction to MPEG-4 --
1.11 Introduction to H.264 (AVC) --
1.12 Audio compression --
1.13 MPEG bitstreams --
1.14 Drawbacks of compression --
1.15 Compression pre-processing --
1.16 Some guidelines --
References --
2 Fundamentals --
2.1 What is an audio signal? --
2.2 What is a video signal? --
2.3 Types of video --
2.4 What is a digital signal? --
2.5 Sampling --
2.6 Reconstruction --
2.7 Aperture effect --
2.8 Choice of audio sampling rate --
2.9 Video sampling structures --
2.10 The phase-locked loop --
2.11 Quantizing --
2.12 Quantizing error --
2.13 Dither --
2.14 Introduction to digital processing --
2.15 Logic elements --
2.16 Storage elements --
2.17 Binary coding --
2.18 Gain control --
2.19 Floating-point coding --
2.20 Multiplexing principles --
2.21 Packets --
2.22 Statistical multiplexing --
2.23 Timebase correction --
References --
3 Processing for compression --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Transforms --
3.3 Convolution --
3.4 FIR and IIR filters --
3.5 FIR filters --
3.6 Interpolation --
3.7 Downsampling filters --
3.8 The quadrature mirror filter --
3.9 Filtering for video noise reduction --
3.10 Warping --
3.11 Transforms and duality --
3.12 The Fourier transform --
3.13 The discrete cosine transform (DCT) --
3.14 The wavelet transform --
3.15 The importance of motion compensation --
3.16 Motion-estimation techniques --
3.17 Motion-compensated displays --
3.18 Camera-shake compensation --
3.19 Motion-compensated de-interlacing --
3.20 Compression and requantizing --
References --
4 Audio compression --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 The deciBel --
4.3 Audio level metering --
4.4 The ear --
4.5 The cochlea --
4.6 Level and loudness --
4.7 Frequency discrimination --
4.8 Critical bands --
4.9 Beats --
4.10 Codec level calibration --
4.11 Quality measurement --
4.12 The limits --
4.13 Compression applications --
4.14 Audio compression tools --
4.15 Sub-band coding --
4.16 Audio compression formats --
4.17 MPEG audio compression --
4.18 MPEG Layer I audio coding --
4.19 MPEG Layer II audio coding --
4.20 MPEG Layer III audio coding --
4.21 MPEG-2 AAC --
advanced audio coding --
4.22 Dolby AC-3 --
4.23 MPEG-4 audio --
4.24 MPEG-4 AAC --
4.25 Compression in stereo and surround sound --
References --
5 MPEG video compression --
5.1 The eye --
5.2 Dynamic resolutio.
Other Titles: MPEG
Responsibility: John Watkinson.

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