Digital Video: An Introduction to MPEG-2 / Edition 1

Digital Video: An Introduction to MPEG-2 / Edition 1

by Barry G. Haskell, Atul Puri, Arun N. Netravali
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412084112

ISBN-13: 9780412084119

Pub. Date: 12/31/1996

Publisher: Springer US

Digital Video offers comprehensive coverage of the MPEG-2 audio/visual digital compression standard. The treatment includes the specifics needed to implement an MPEG-2 Decoder, including the syntax and semantics of the coded bitstreams. Since the MPEG-2 Encoders are not specified by the standard, and are actually closely held secrets of many vendors, the book only

Overview

Digital Video offers comprehensive coverage of the MPEG-2 audio/visual digital compression standard. The treatment includes the specifics needed to implement an MPEG-2 Decoder, including the syntax and semantics of the coded bitstreams. Since the MPEG-2 Encoders are not specified by the standard, and are actually closely held secrets of many vendors, the book only outlines the fundamentals of encoder design and algorithm optimization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412084119
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/1996
Series:
Digital Multimedia Standards Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Dedication. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction to digital multimedia, Compression, and MPEG-2. Anatomy of MPEG-2. MPEG-2 systems. Audio. Video basics. Digital compression: fundamentals. Motion compensation modes in MPEG. MPEG-2 video coding and compression. MPEG-2 scalability techniques. Video stream syntax and semantics. Requirements and profiles. Digital networks. Interactive television. High definition television (HDTV). Three-dimensional TV. Processing architecture and implementation - Dr Horng-Dar Lin. MPEG-4 and the future. Appendix A: resource guide. Appendix B: MPEG committee. Index.

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