MPEG Video Compression Advances

  • Jens-Rainer Ohm
  • Gary J. Sullivan


Today’s flagship in the MPEG fleet of video coding standards is the Advanced Video Coding (AVC) standard [1]. This chapter is devoted to a discussion of the AVC design and its capabilities. The AVC standard has achieved a significant improvement in compression capability compared to prior standards, and it provides a network-friendly representation of video that addresses both non-conversational (storage, broadcast, or streaming) and conversational (videotelephony) applications. Extensions of AVC have given it efficient support for additional functionality such as scalability at the bitstream level and 3D stereo/multiview coding.


Scalable Video Code Intra Prediction Syntax Element Reference Picture Advanced Video Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Microsoft CorpRedmondUSA

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