Video coding with H.264/AVC: tools, performance, and complexity

@article{Ostermann2004VideoCW,
  title={Video coding with H.264/AVC: tools, performance, and complexity},
  author={Joern Ostermann and Jan Bormans and Peter List and Detlev Marpe and Matthias Narroschke and Fernando Pereira and Thomas Stockhammer and Thomas Wedi},
  journal={IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={7-28}
}
H.264/AVC, the result of the collaboration between the ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group and the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group, is the latest standard for video coding. The goals of this standardization effort were enhanced compression efficiency, network friendly video representation for interactive (video telephony) and non-interactive applications (broadcast, streaming, storage, video on demand). H.264/AVC provides gains in compression efficiency of up to 50% over a wide range of bit… 

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