Digital Video and HD, 2nd Edition

Algorithms and Interfaces

 
Digital Video and HD, 2nd Edition,Charles Poynton,ISBN9780123919267
 
 
 

  

Morgan Kaufmann

9780123919267

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A comprehensive, completely updated reference to current video technology for new and practicing video, software, and media engineers by one of the world's leading authorities on digital video and HDTV

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Key Features

With the help of hundreds of high quality technical illustrations, this book presents the following topics:

* Basic concepts of digitization, sampling, quantization, gamma, and filtering
* Principles of color science as applied to image capture and display
* Scanning and coding of SDTV and HDTV
* Video color coding: luma, chroma (4:2:2 component video, 4fSC composite video)
* Analog NTSC and PAL
* Studio systems and interfaces
* Compression technology, including M-JPEG and MPEG-2
* Broadcast standards and consumer video equipment

Description

Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in computer graphics, Charles Poynton’s revision to his classic text covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM, and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems. This edition also introduces the technical aspects of file-based workflows and outlines the emerging domain of metadata, placing it in the context of digital video processing.

Readership

Engineers, programmers, and computer graphics professionals who work in fields (such as film and software and game design) that encompasses video for entertainment as well as non-broadcast, non-entertainment applications in business, science, and education, including teleconferencing, Web-based training, sales and marketing presentations, and exploration.

Charles Poynton

Charles Poynton is an independent contractor specializing in digital color imaging systems, including digital video, HDTV, and digital cinema. A Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Poynton was awarded the Society’s prestigious David Sarnoff Gold Medal for his work to integrate video technology with computing and communications. Poynton is the author of the widely respected book, A Technical Introduction to Digital Video, published in 1996. Engineers (SMPTE), and in 1994 was awarded the Society's David Sarnoff Gold Medal for his work to integrate video technology with computing and communications. He is also the author of A Technical Introduction to Digital Video.

Affiliations and Expertise

is an independent contractor specializing in digital color imaging systems, including digital video, HDTV, and digital cinema. A Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Poynton was awarded the Society’s prestigious David Sarnoff Gold Medal for his work to integrate video technology with computing and communications.

Digital Video and HD, 2nd Edition

Acknowledgments
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface

Part 1 - Introduction
Chapter 1 - Raster Images
Chapter 2 - Quantization
Chapter 3 - Brightness Contrast Controls
Chapter 4 - Raster Images in Computing
Chapter 5 - Raster Scanning
Chapter 6 - Image Structure
Chapter 7 - Resolution
Chapter 8 - Constant Luminance
Chapter 9 - Rendering Intent
Chapter 10 - Introduction to Luma Chroma
Chapter 11 - Introduction to Component SDTV
Chapter 12 - Introduction to Composite NTSC PAL
Chapter 13 - Introduction to HDTV
Chapter 14 - Introduction to Compression
Chapter 15 - Digital Video Interfaces

Part 2 - Principles
Chapter 16 - Filtering and Sampling
Chapter 17 - Resampling, Interpolation, and decimation
Chapter 18 - Image Digitization and Reconstruction
Chapter 19 - Perception and Visual Acuity
Chapter 20 - Luminance and Lightness
Chapter 21 - The CIE System of Colorimetry
Chapter 22 - Color Science for Video
Chapter 23 - Gamma
Chapter 24 - Luma and Color Differences
Chapter 25 - Component Video Color Coding for SDTV
Chapter 26 - Component Video Color Coding for HDTV
Chapter 27 - NTSC PAL Chroma Modulation
Chapter 28 - NTSC PAL Frequency Interleaving
Chapter 29 - NTSC Y'IQ System
Chapter 30 - Frame, Field, Line, and Sample Rates
Chapter 31 - Timecode
Chapter 32 - Video Signal Structure
Chapter 33 - Digital Sync., TRS, Ancillary Data, and Interface
Chapter 34 - Analog SDTV Sync, Genlock, and Interface
Chapter 35 - Videotape Recording
Chapter 36 - 2-3 Pulldown
Chapter 37 - Deinterlacing

Part 3 - Video Compression
Chapter 38 - JPEG and Motion-JPEG Compression
Chapter 39 - MPEG-2 Video Compression

Part 4 - Studio Standards
Chapter 40 - 525/59.94 Component Video
Chapter 41 - 525/59.94 NTSC Composite Video
Chapter 42 - 625/50 Component Video
Chapter 43 - 625/50 PAL Composite Video
Chapter 44 - SDTV Test Signals
Chapter 45 - 1280x720 HDTV
Chapter 46 - 1920x1080 HDTV
Chapter 47 - Electrical and Mechanical Interfaces

Part 5 - Broadcast Consumer Video
Chapter 48 - Analog NTSC nbsp; PAL Broadcast Standards
Chapter 49 - Consumer Analog NTSC PAL
Chapter 50 - Digital Television Broadcast Standards

Appendices
A - YUV and Luminance Considered Harmful
B - Introduction to Radiometry Photometry
C - Glossary of Video Signal Terms

Index
 
 
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