The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Second Edition

The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Second Edition

eBook - 2010
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H.264 Advanced Video Coding or MPEG-4 Part 10 is fundamental to agrowing range of markets such as high definition broadcasting,internet video sharing, mobile video and digital surveillance. Thisbook reflects the growing importance and implementation of H.264video technology. Offering a detailed overview of the system, itexplains the syntax, tools and features of H.264 and equips readerswith practical advice on how to get the most out of thestandard.

Packed with clear examples and illustrations to explain H.264technology in an accessible and practical way. Covers basic video coding concepts, video formats and visualquality. Explains how to measure and optimise the performance of H.264and how to balance bitrate, computation and video quality. Analyses recent work on scalable and multi-view versions ofH.264, case studies of H.264 codecs and new technologicaldevelopments such as the popular High Profile extensions. An invaluable companion for developers, broadcasters, systemintegrators, academics and students who want to master thisburgeoning state-of-the-art technology.

"[This book] unravels the mysteries behind the latest H.264standard and delves deeper into each of the operations in thecodec. The reader can implement (simulate, design, evaluate,optimize) the codec with all profiles and levels. The book endswith extensions and directions (such as SVC and MVC) for furtherresearch." Professor K. R. Rao, The University of Texas atArlington, co-inventor of the Discrete Cosine Transform

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley, c2010 (Norwood, Mass. : [generator])
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780470516928


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