De-interlacing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444505941, 9780080503868

De-interlacing, Volume 9

1st Edition

A Key Technology for Scan Rate Conversion

Authors: E.B. Bellers G. de Haan
eBook ISBN: 9780080503868
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 2nd October 2000
Page Count: 368
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Table of Contents

This book is divided into three major parts: basic technology, system optimization, and the future of interlace, and contains the following chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of de-interlacing algorithms
  3. Motion estimation on interlaced video
  4. Improving motion-vector accuracy
  5. On the optimization of de-interlacing
  6. MPEG-2 coding efficiency of interlaced versus progressive video
  7. Display formats


'To interlace or not to interlace' is a hot issue currently. Traditionally interlace has been part of the video standard as it reduces the transmission and display demands, while hardly affecting the perceived quality of the pictures.

With the current explosion of new video formats due to emerging technologies as multimedia PC's, videotelephony and flat matrix display the question whether or not interlace is a relict from the past is more relevant than ever.

This book provides a broad overview of advanced motion estimation and de-interlacing techniques to enable a profound scientific basis for answering the above question. An extensive evaluation of the algorithms, including many screen photographs is an imt part of the book. But also system questions, such as whether interlace is a good choice in combination with modern video compression methods (MPEG), and which currently would be the optional choice for a display format are extensively treated.

The combination of scientific profoundness and completions, with the focus on practical hot issues, makes the book unique in its kind.


Research and Development professionals in Image Processing and Electrical Engineering


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About the Authors

E.B. Bellers Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, Video Processing & Display Electronics, The Netherlands

G. de Haan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, Video Processing & Display Electronics, The Netherlands