The berkeley software MPEG-1 video decoder

  title={The berkeley software MPEG-1 video decoder},
  author={Ketan Mayer-Patel and Brian Christopher Smith and Lawrence A. Rowe},
This article reprises the description of the Berkeley software-only MPEG-1 video decoder originally published in the proceedings of the 1st International ACM Conference on Multimedia in 1993. The software subsequently became widely used in a variety of research systems and commercial products. Its main impact was to provide a platform for experimenting with streaming compressed video and to expose the strengths and weaknesses of software-only video decoding using general purpose computing… CONTINUE READING