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Digital Video and HD Algorithms and Interfaces

ISBN-10: 0123919266

ISBN-13: 9780123919267

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Charles Poynton

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Rapidly evolving computer and communications technologies have achieved data transmission rates and data storage capacities high enough for digital video. But video involves much more than just pushing bits! Achieving the best possible image quality, accurate color, and smooth motion requires understanding many aspects of image acquisition, coding, processing, and display that are outside the usual realm of computer graphics. At the same time, video system designers are facing new demands to interface with film and computer system that require techniques outside conventional video engineering.Charles Poynton's 1996 book A Technical Introduction to Digital Video became an industry favorite for its succinct, accurate, and accessible treatment of standard definition television (SDTV). In Digital Video and HDTV, Poynton augments that book with coverage of high definition television (HDTV) and compression systems.For more information on HDTV Retail markets, go to: http://www.insightmedia.info/newsletters.php#hdtvWith 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
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 2/27/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

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.

Acknowledgments
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction
Raster Images
Quantization
Brightness Contrast Controls
Raster Images in Computing
Raster Scanning
Image Structure
Resolution
Constant Luminance
Rendering Intent
Introduction to Luma Chroma
Introduction to Component SDTV
Introduction to Composite NTSC PAL
Introduction to HDTV
Introduction to Compression
Digital Video Interfaces
Principles
Filtering and Sampling
Resampling, Interpolation, and decimation
Image Digitization and Reconstruction
Perception and Visual Acuity
Luminance and Lightness
The CIE System of Colorimetry
Color Science for Video
Gamma
Luma and Color Differences
Component Video Color Coding for SDTV
Component Video Color Coding for HDTV
NTSC PAL Chroma Modulation
NTSC PAL Frequency Interleaving
NTSC Y'IQ System
Frame, Field, Line, and Sample Rates
Timecode
Video Signal Structure
Digital Sync., TRS, Ancillary Data, and Interface
Analog SDTV Sync, Genlock, and Interface
Videotape Recording
2-3 Pulldown
Deinterlacing
Video Compression
JPEG and Motion-JPEG Compression
MPEG-2 Video Compression
Studio Standards
525/59.94 Component Video
525/59.94 NTSC Composite Video
625/50 Component Video
625/50 PAL Composite Video
SDTV Test Signals
1280x720 HDTV
1920x1080 HDTV
Electrical and Mechanical Interfaces
Broadcast Consumer Video
Analog NTSC nbsp; PAL Broadcast Standards
Consumer Analog NTSC PAL
Digital Television Broadcast Standards
Appendices
YUV and Luminance Considered Harmful
Introduction to Radiometry Photometry
Glossary of Video Signal Terms
Index