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.
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.