Series: Advances in Image Communication

Most recent volume

Volume 10. Scalable Video Coding - Principles, Algorithms and Standards

Editors: Mihaela van der Schaar Hayder Radha
The book covers the principles, algorithms, and standards of state-of-the-art scalable video coding methods that can support a wide range of Internet and wireless multimedia applications. The book starts with a general overview of scalable video coding including SNR, temporal, and spatial scalabilities that have been proposed since the development of the MPEG-2 standard. After the general overview, the book focuses on two of the most promising areas in scalable video coding. First, a thorough coverage of the MPEG-4 Fine-Granularity-Scalable (FGS) video coding method and many of the related early and recent work on FGS is provided. This includes many of the extensions (supported by MPEG-4) such as selective enhancement and frequency weighting, and new approaches (not covered by MPEG-4) such as motion-compensation based methods within the enhancement layer. Second, the book focuses on wavelets based video coding methods. In particular, selected Motion Compensation-Wavelets (MCW) video solutions are covered in detail. A variety of traditional and advanced MCW based methods, including ones that have been considered by the ISO MPEG committee under a new standardization activity, are covered in the book.

Additional volumes

Volume 9. De-interlacing

Published: 2nd October 2000 Editors: E.B. Bellers G. de Haan

Volume 8. Image and Video Databases: Restoration, Watermarking and Retrieval

Published: 14th June 2000 Editors: A. Hanjalic G.C. Langelaar P.M.B. van Roosmalen J. Biemond R.L. Lagendijk

Volume 7. Advanced Video Coding: Principles and Techniques

Published: 31st August 1999 Editors: K.N. Ngan T. Meier D. Chai

Volume 6. Subband Compression of Images: Principles and Examples

Published: 18th July 1995 Editors: T.A. Ramstad S.O. Aase J.H. Husøy

Volume 5. Wavelets in Image Communication

Published: 24th November 1994 Editors: M. Barlaud

Volume 4. Motion Analysis for Image Sequence Coding

Published: 22nd August 1994 Editors: G. Tziritas C. Labit

Volume 3. Digital Moving Pictures - Coding and Transmission on ATM Networks

Published: 22nd August 1994 Editors: J.-P. Leduc

Volume 2. VLSI Implementations for Image Communications

Published: 27th September 1993 Editors: P. Pirsch

Volume 1. Three-Dimensional Object Recognition Systems

Published: 5th May 1993 Editors: Anil Jain P.J. Flynn