Chapter 8. Compression, Speech, Audio and Video Encoding

  1. Madhavendra Richharia1 and
  2. Leslie David Westbrook2

Published Online: 7 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch8

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

How to Cite

Richharia, M. and Westbrook, L. D. (2010) Compression, Speech, Audio and Video Encoding, in Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Knowledge Space Ltd, UK

  2. 2

    QinetiQ Ltd, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Xuemin (Sherman) Shen BSc, MSc, PhD3 and
  2. Dr Yi Pan BEng, MEng, PhD4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 4

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714287

Online ISBN: 9780470665619

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Keywords:

  • compression, speech, audio and video encoding;
  • Shannon channel capacity theorem - relating to efficient transmission of information;
  • lossless data compression - error control coding, vital to efficient transmission of information bits;
  • Huffman's encoding method, measuring probability of each symbol in message using information;
  • Huffman coding binary tree - for the phrase ‘every dog has its day’;
  • Run Length Encoding (RLE);
  • digitizing analogue signals;
  • speech encoding and lossy source encoding methods;
  • MPEG macroblock motion estimation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lossless Data Compression

  • Digitizing Analogue Signals

  • Speech Encoding

  • Audio Encoding

  • Video Encoding

  • Revision Questions

  • References