Extreme Rate Distributed Video Transcoding System

Extreme Rate Distributed Video Transcoding System

Seung S. Yang (Virginia State University, USA) and Javed I. Khan (Kent State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-984-7.ch007
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Abstract

This chapter provides a comprehensive awareness and understanding of research efforts in the field of extreme rate-distributed video transcoding. The basic concepts and theories of rate control methods such as requantization, temporal resolution reduction, spatial resolution reduction, and object-based transcoding are introduced. We will identify each rate control scheme’s strengths and weaknesses and provide a distributed video transcoding system architecture that uses multiple transcoding techniques in the creation of an extreme rate video. Experimental results show that the appropriate use of multiple transcoding schemes retains a better quality video in an extreme rate control. At the end of this chapter, we will identify unsolved problems and related issues and will offer suggestions for future research directions.

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