Download E-books Video Compression and Communications: From Basics to H.261, H.263, H.264, MPEG4 for DVB and HSDPA-Style Adaptive Turbo-Transceivers PDF

Because the ebook of Wireless Video Communications 5 years in the past, the realm of video compression and instant transceivers has developed even extra. This re-creation addresses more than a few fresh advancements in those parts, giving attention to the linked transmission features and problems with mistakes resilience.

Video Compression and Communications has been up to date and condensed but continues to be all-encompassing, giving a accomplished evaluate of the topic. masking compression concerns, coding hold up, implementational complexity and bitrate, the ebook additionally seems to be on the old viewpoint to video communication.

  • New variation of profitable and informative textual content, instant Video Communications
  • Substantial new fabric has been extra on components reminiscent of H.264, MPEG4 coding and transceivers
  • Clear presentation and wide scope make it crucial for somebody drawn to instant communications
  • Systematically converts the teachings of Shannon's info thought into layout ideas appropriate to functional instant systems.

This ebook is perfect for postgraduates and researchers in conversation platforms yet can be a worthy connection with undergraduates, improvement and platforms engineers of video compression purposes in addition to industrialists, managers and visible communications practitioners.

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Download E-books Geocaching: Hike and Seek with Your GPS (Technology in Action Series) PDF

* this can be the single publication out on a phenomenon that has been growing to be at exponential charges considering that its advent in 2000: thousands of individuals take part.

* Geocaching has acquired large assurance on tv, radio, newspapers, and magazines―it is especially well liked by severe activities and high-tech aficionados.

* Teaches navigation suggestions, together with GPS, compass, and map; bargains powerful options for geocaching tournaments and events.

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Download E-books Shape Perception in Human and Computer Vision: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) PDF

This complete and authoritative text/reference offers a special, multidisciplinary viewpoint on Shape notion in Human and laptop Vision. instead of focusing in basic terms at the cutting-edge, the e-book presents viewpoints from world-class researchers reflecting largely at the matters that experience formed the sector. Drawing upon decades of expertise, every one contributor discusses the developments and the development made, as well as deciding on the foremost demanding situations that also lie forward. subject matters and lines: examines every one subject from more than a few viewpoints, instead of selling a selected paradigm; discusses themes on contours, form hierarchies, form grammars, form priors, and 3D form inference; reports concerns in terms of surfaces, invariants, components, a number of perspectives, studying, simplicity, form fidelity and form illusions; addresses innovations from the traditionally separate disciplines of machine imaginative and prescient and human imaginative and prescient utilizing an analogous “language” and techniques.

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Download E-books JPEG2000 Image Compression Fundamentals, Standards and Practice (The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science) PDF

This is not anything lower than a unconditionally crucial reference for engineers and researchers in any box of labor that contains using compressed imagery. starting with a radical and updated evaluate of the basics of photograph compression, the authors movement directly to supply a whole description of the JPEG2000 common. They then commit house to the implementation and exploitation of that normal. the ultimate part describes different key photo compression platforms. This paintings has particular purposes for these desirous about the improvement of software program and ideas for multimedia, web, and clinical imaging applications.

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Download E-books Optical Flow and Trajectory Estimation Methods (Springerbriefs in Computer Science) PDF

This short makes a speciality of major difficulties within the area of optical circulation and trajectory estimation: (i) the matter of discovering convex optimization the right way to follow sparsity to optical circulate; and (ii) the matter of the way to increase sparsity to enhance trajectories in a computationally tractable way.
Beginning with a overview of optical move basics, it discusses the widely used circulate estimation ideas and the benefits or shortcomings of every. The short additionally introduces the techniques linked to sparsity together with dictionaries and occasional rank matrices. subsequent, it presents context for optical stream and trajectory equipment together with algorithms, facts units, and function dimension. the second one half the short covers sparse regularization of overall version optical move and powerful low rank trajectories. The authors describe a brand new method that makes use of partially-overlapping patches to speed up the calculation and is applied in a coarse-to-fine method. Experimental effects exhibit that combining overall edition and a sparse constraint from a discovered dictionary is more advantageous than applying overall version alone.
The short is concentrated at researchers and practitioners within the fields of engineering and machine technology. It caters really to new researchers searching for innovative issues in optical circulation in addition to veterans of optical stream wishing to profit of the most recent advances in multi-frame tools.

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Download E-books The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides (Voices That Matter) PDF

By Garr Reynolds

After we learn how to current bare, we achieve our audiences through speaking the essence of the message, stripping away all that's pointless and embracing the guidelines of simplicity, readability, honesty, integrity, and keenness. If "slideware" is used, the slides by no means thieve the convey or upward thrust above serving a powerful yet uncomplicated supportive function. the guidelines within the presentation may possibly or will not be radical, earth shattering, or new, yet there's freshness to the procedure and content material that makes a long-lasting effect.

In this priceless source from the writer for the best-selling books Presentation Zen and Presentation Zen Design, you can find find out how to get to the center of your message and carry displays which are as common as they're memorable. even if you're simply within the making plans phases or desire recommendation for a conversation that starts in an hour, you can find knowledge in The bare Presenter so that you can use to attach deeply along with your viewers and bring an exceptional presentation.

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Download E-books PostScript(R) by Example PDF

By Henry McGilton, Mary Campione

PostScript through instance is jam-packed with 500 examples and seven-hundred images to aid clients and programmers in any respect degrees turn into an expert in PostScript--the industry-standard page-description language built by way of Adobe structures Inc. Loaded with hands-on workouts and step by step directions, this e-book covers extensive parts. you'll commence with the elemental idea of PostScript--graphics, textual content, and language. Then proceed with "build-it-yourself" PostScript instruments to build fonts, styles, kinds, and deal with your printing setting. Henry McGilton and Mary Campione supply priceless details for either starting and skilled PostScript clients on the right way to: *Lay foundations of the PostScript portray model--paths, photo states, textual content, clipping, modifications, arcs, curves, and photographs *Understand PostScript point 2 styles, kinds, photos, composite fonts, halftones, and colour versions. *Construct mistakes handlers, obtain fonts and PostScript courses, and comprehend Encapsulated PostScript.The such a lot accomplished hands-on PostScript consultant ever, PostScript via instance is your toolkit for development powerful PostScript courses. 0201632284B04062001

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Download E-books Abstracting Craft: The Practiced Digital Hand PDF

By Malcolm McCullough

The affection of constructing issues don't need to be limited to the actual global —electronic shape giving is also a profitable hands-on event. during this research of the opportunity of craft within the electronic realm, Malcolm McCullough observes that the emergence of computation as a medium, instead of only a set of instruments, indicates a becoming correspondence among electronic paintings and standard craft.

own and conversational in tone, with examples and illustrations drawn from numerous disciplines, Abstracting Craft exhibits that any one who supplies shape with software program, even if in structure, portray, animating, modeling, simulating, or production, is working towards own wisdom and generating visible artifacts that, even supposing now not fabric, are however items of the fingers, eyes, and mind.

bankruptcy through bankruptcy, McCullough builds a case for upholding humane qualities and values throughout the formative levels of recent practices in electronic media. He covers the character of hand-eye coordination; the operating context of the picture tradition; points of instrument utilization and medium appreciation; makes use of and obstacles of symbolic equipment; matters in human-computer interplay; geometric structures and summary equipment in layout; the need of improvisation; and the non-public worthy of work.

For these new to computing, McCullough bargains an within view of what the expertise is like, what the real technical concerns are, and the way inventive computing suits inside a bigger highbrow historical past. experts in human-computer interplay will locate an engaging case examine of the anthropological and mental matters that topic to designers. man made intelligence researchers should be reminded that a lot task fails to slot articulable formalisms. Aesthetic theorists will discover a interestingly constructed case of neostructuralism, and cultural critics can be requested to visualize a praxis within which know-how now not represents an authoritarian competition. ultimately, the unheralded legions of electronic craftspersons will discover a full-blown acknowledgment in their artistry and humanity.

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Download E-books Digital Video Image Quality and Perceptual Coding (Signal Processing and Communications) PDF

By H.R. Wu, K.R. Rao

The hand is faster than the attention. in lots of circumstances, so is electronic video. holding photo caliber in bandwidth- and memory-restricted environments is instantly turning into a fact as thriving study delves ever deeper into perceptual coding ideas, which discard superfluous info that people can't approach or realize. Surveying the subject from a Human visible approach (HVS)-based procedure, electronic Video photo caliber and Perceptual Coding outlines the rules, metrics, and criteria linked to perceptual coding, in addition to the newest strategies and applications.

This booklet is split widely into 3 elements. First, it introduces the basic concept, innovations, ideas, and methods underlying the sphere, corresponding to the fundamentals of compression, HVS modeling, and coding artifacts linked to present recognized recommendations. the subsequent part specializes in photo caliber evaluate standards; subjective and aim tools and metrics, together with imaginative and prescient version established electronic video impairment metrics; trying out methods; and foreign criteria concerning photo caliber. eventually, functional purposes come into concentration, together with electronic photograph and video coder designs in response to the HVS in addition to post-filtering, recovery, errors correction, and concealment techniques.

The permeation of electronic pictures and video in the course of the international can't be understated. Nor can the significance of maintaining caliber whereas utilizing minimum cupboard space, and electronic Video photo caliber and Perceptual Coding offers the instruments essential to accomplish this goal.

Instructors and teachers wishing to use this paintings as a textbook can obtain a presentation of 786 slides in PDF layout equipped to enhance the text.

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Download E-books SVG Colors, Patterns & Gradients: Painting Vector Graphics PDF

As a vector snap shots structure, SVG makes use of precisely-defined geometric shapes to construct a picture. yet that does not suggest that SVG pictures need to appear like technical drawings. SVG pics will be shaded, textured, outfitted from partially-transparent overlapping layers, or perhaps choked with photographic images.

SVG shades, styles, and Gradients takes an in-depth examine the several methods SVG textual content and shapes will be painted at the reveal or web page. You’ll begin with an summary of ways colour is outlined, together with a few of the methods you could keep an eye on the transparency of SVG content material. You’ll then dive deep into the idea that of an SVG paint server: gradients, styles, and different advanced graphical content material that may be used to fill-in or define different SVG shapes and text.

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