Advances In Visual Data Compression And Communication: Meeting The Requirements Of New Applications (Multimedia Computing, Communication And Intelligence)

Advances In Visual Data Compression And Communication: Meeting The Requirements Of New Applications (Multimedia Computing, Communication And Intelligence)

Advances in Visual Data Compression and Communication: Meeting the Requirements of New Applications (Multimedia Computing, Communication and Intelligence)

Visual information is one of the richest and most bandwidth-consuming modes of communication. To meet the requirements of emerging applications, powerful data compression and transmission techniques are required to achieve highly efficient communication, even in the presence of growing communication channels that offer increased bandwidth.

Presenting the results of the author’s years of research on visual data compression and transmission, Advances in Visual Data Compression and Communication: Meeting the Requirements of New Applications provides a theoretical and technical basis for advanced research on visual data compression and communication.

The book studies the drifting problem in scalable video coding, analyzes the reasons causing the problem, and proposes various solutions to the problem. It explores the author’s Barbell-based lifting coding scheme that has been adopted as common software by MPEG. It also proposes a unified framework for deriving a directional transform from the nondirectional counterpart. The structure of the framework and the statistic distribution of coefficients are similar to those of the nondirectional transforms, which facilitates subsequent entropy coding.

Exploring the visual correlation that exists in media, the text extends the current coding framework from different aspects,...

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