The MPEG-4 Book

Fernando Pereira, Touradj Ebrahimi

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2002-07-20
  • 售價: $3,120
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,964
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 896
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0130616214
  • ISBN-13: 9780130616210

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MPEG-4 represents a breakthrough in multimedia: it delivers not only outstanding compression but also a fully interactive experience -- allowing users to interact with objects on screen, whether those objects were generated from natural or synthetic sources. In this book, two leaders of the MPEG-4 standards community offer an in-depth, targeted guide to the MPEG-4 standard -- and its use in real, cutting-edge applications.KEY TOPICS:The authors demonstrate how MPEG-4 addresses the rapidly-evolving needs of telecommunications, broadcast, interactive, and converged applications more successfully than any previous standard. They review each component of the standard, with in-depth coverage of object description and synchronization; BIFS and scene description; the MPEG-J extension that permits the use of Java classes within MPEG-4 content; the extensible MPEG-4 textual format, and much more. Coverage includes: transporting and storing MPEG-4 content; coding of natural video, speech, and audio; Synthetic Natural/Hybrid Content (SNHC); and much more. The book also includes detailed coverage of profiling, conformance, and testing, as well as a walkthrough of a complete MPEG-4 reference software implementation. This book is part of the new IMSC Press series, from the Integrated Multimedia System Center at the University of Southern California, a federally funded center specializing in cutting-edge multimedia research.MARKET:For all academics, researchers, scientists, engineers, product developers, software architects, students, and users seeking up-to-date information about MPEG-4.

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Preface.
Abbreviations.
1. Context, Objectives, and Process.
2. MPEG-4 Overview.
3. Object Description and Synchronization.
4. BIFS: Scene Description.
5. MPEG-J: MPEG-4 and Java.
6. Extensible MPEG-4 Textual Format.
7. Transporting and Storing MPEG-4 Content.
8. Natural Video Coding.
9. Visual SNHC Tools.
10. Speech Coding.
11. General Audio Coding.
12. SNHC Audio and Audio Composition.
13. Profiling and Conformance: Approach and Overview.
14. Implementing the Standard: The Reference Software.
15. Video Testing for Validation.
16. Audio Testing for Validation.
A. Levels for Visual Profiles.
B. Levels for Audio Profiles.
C. Levels for Graphics Profiles.
D. Levels for Scene Graph Profiles.
E. MPEG-J Code Samples.
Index.