ECE 63400 - Digital Video Systems

Course Details

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization:

  • Communications, Networking, Signal & Image Processing

Counts as:

Normally Offered:

Spring - odd years


On-campus only


ECE 60000.

Catalog Description:

Digital video systems. Characteristics of basic analog video systems, including bandwidth constraints, color encoding, and composite signal formation. Digital video concepts with emphasis on processing of time-varying images. Topics include: filtering, enhancement, restoration, and motion estimation and prediction. Digital video compression techniques, including intraframe coding approaches, with particular emphasis on JPEG. MPEG1 and MPEG2 video compression standards. Low bit rate approaches, including H.261, H.263, and MPEG4. Applications include video servers, transmission systems, high definition television, multimedia systems, and videoconferencing systems.

Required Text(s):

  1. Digital Video Processing , A.M. Tekalp , Prentice Hall , 1995 , ISBN No. 013190075-7

Recommended Text(s):


Lecture Outline:

Lectures Topics
3 Historical Perspective of Video
4 The NTSC System
2 Color Spaces and Encoding Methods
2 Transmission Issues
2 Video Goes Digital Alphabet Soup: CCIR601, D1, D2, D3?
2 Time-Varying Image Models
4 Filtering and Enhancement
6 Motion Estimation and Prediction
2 Overview of Data Compression
3 JPEG and JPEG2000
4 MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4
3 Low Bit Rate Approaches: H.261 and H.263+
5 Applications: (streaming and MPEG-7)
2 Exams

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