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EE398A: Image and Video Compression


Course Overview

The principles of source coding for the efficient storage and transmission of still and moving images. Discrete Cosine Transform. Wavelet image coding. Interframe coding. Motion compensation and motion estimation. Emphasis is on rate distortion analysis and optimization of image and video coding schemes. Standards: JPEG, JPEG-2000, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.261, H.263, H.264. Students investigate image and video compression algorithms in Matlab or C.