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The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science

Image and Video Compression Standards

Algorithms and Architectures

Authors: Bhaskaran, Vasudev, Konstantinides, Konstantinos

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Image and Video Compression Standards: Algorithms and Architectures presents an introduction to the algorithms and architectures that underpin the image and video compression standards, including JPEG (compression of still images), H.261 (video teleconferencing), MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 (video storage and broadcasting). In addition, the book covers the MPEG and Dolby AC-3 audio encoding standards, as well as emerging techniques for image and video compression, such as those based on wavelets and vector quantization.
The book emphasizes the foundations of these standards, i.e. techniques such as predictive coding, transform-based coding, motion compensation, and entropy coding, as well as how they are applied in the standards. How each standard is implemented is not dealt with, but the book does provide all the material necessary to understand the workings of each of the compression standards, including information that can be used to evaluate the efficiency of various software and hardware implementations conforming to the standards. Particular emphasis is placed on those algorithms and architectures that have been found to be useful in practical software or hardware implementations.
Audience: A valuable reference for the graduate student, researcher or engineer. May also be used as a text for a course on the subject.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Compression Fundamentals

    Bhaskaran, Vasudev (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Methods and Standards for Lossless Compression

    Bhaskaran, Vasudev (et al.)

    Pages 15-51

  • Fundamentals of Lossy Image Compression

    Bhaskaran, Vasudev (et al.)

    Pages 53-86

  • Fundamentals of Lossy Video Compression

    Bhaskaran, Vasudev (et al.)

    Pages 87-128

  • The JPEG Standard

    Bhaskaran, Vasudev (et al.)

    Pages 129-159

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eBook $84.99
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Softcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4757-2360-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Image and Video Compression Standards
Book Subtitle
Algorithms and Architectures
Authors
Series Title
The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
Series Volume
334
Copyright
1995
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-2358-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-2358-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4757-2360-1
Series ISSN
0893-3405
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 369
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