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Video compression techniques: an overview

Abomhara, Mohamed and Khalifa, Othman Omran and Omar, Zakaria and Zaidan, Aos Alaa and Zaidan, Bilal Bahaa and Rame, A. (2010) Video compression techniques: an overview. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10 (16). pp. 1834-1840. ISSN 1812-5662 (O), 1812-5654 (P)

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In this study, a new comparative study of video compression techniques was presented. Due to the rapid developments in internet technology and computers, popularity of video streaming applications is rapidly growing. Therefore today, storing and transmitting uncompressed raw video requires large storage space and network bandwidth. Special algorithms which take these characteristics of the video into account can compress the video with high compression ratios. This study demonstrates the representative efforts on video compression and presents the properties and limitations of: H.261, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-7 and H.264. However, we show that H.264 entails significant improvements in coding efficiency, latency, complexity and robustness. It provides new possibilities for creating better video encoders and decoders that provide higher quality video streams at maintained bit-rates (compared to previous standards), or, conversely, the same quality video at a lower bit-rate Hence, appropriate video compression techniques that meet video applications requirements have to be selected.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4119/10594
Uncontrolled Keywords: advanced video coding, H.264, H.26x, MPEG, video compression, video coding experts group
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD)
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2012 11:18
Last Modified: 20 May 2020 16:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/10594

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