Electronic Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - ELEG5502 - Video Coding Technology


Introduction: television standards, digital image representation, statistical models, basic lossless and lossy coding techniques; advanced coding techniques: wavelet coding, synthetic-natural hybrid coding, post-processing techniques; image coding standards: JPEG, JPEG 2000; video coding standards: H.261, H.263, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4; HDTV standard.



Learning Outcome
By the end of the course, students should be able to

  • know how video images are formed, perceived by sensors and represented in various formats.
  • understand the characterization and sampling of video signal in space and time, and its modeling using different physical models.
  • analyze and design the various building blocks of a video codec (encoder/decoder).
  • apply the latest video coding standards, such as MPEG-4, H.264, and AVS, in multimedia services.


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