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posted in February 1998
A Quick Introduction to Wavelets
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2/21/1998   Post a comment
Wavelets offer some pretty amazing advantages if you are involved with video or still image compression. This introduction to wavelets explains how the technology works, what are its user benefits, and where the tradeoffs lie. Expect to see wavelets play a more important part in your high tech communications and multimedia future.
Video Compression Overview
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2/8/1998   Post a comment
This short article reviews the four families of compression algorithms used in nearly all coders today and dicusses the most common DCT in a little more detail. The major intra-frame and inter-frame approaches are outlined to help the reader understand some of the differences between the many video codecs used in different applications today.
An Overview of Video Compression Algorithms
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2/3/1998   Post a comment
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between JPEG and MPEG. Or MPEG-1 and MPEG-4. Well this article takes you through video CODEC land, with an explanation of all the major compression/decompression approaches used in still image compression, desktop multimedia, broadcast TV, and videoconferencing.


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As you may recall, one of the things I want to do with the brass panels I'm using in my Inamorata Prognostication Engine is to make them look really old. Since everything is being mounted ...

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11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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