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Information Theory and Data Compression
ISNM Luebeck
Winter 2006



Claude E. Shannon, Warren Weaver
The Mathematical Theory of Communication
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1949. Paperback reprint 1998.
 McLuhan ISNM 1157
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R. M. Fano
Transmission of Information,
MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. USA, 1949.
David A. Huffman
A Method for the Construction of Minimum-Redundancy Codes,
Proceedings of the I.R.E., September 1952, 1098-1101.
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J. Rissanen, G.G. Langdon Jr.
Arithmetic Coding,
IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 135-149, 1979.
Ian H. Witten, Radford M. Neal, John G. Cleary
Arithmetic Coding for Data Compression,
Communications of the ACM, June 1987, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 520-540.
Alistair Moffat, Radford M. Neal, Ian H. Witten
Arithmetic Coding Revisited,
ACM Transactions on Information Systems, Vol. 16, No. 3, July 1998, pp. 256-294.
Thomas E. Tremain
The Government Standard Linear Predictive Coding Algorithm: LPC-10,
Speech Technology Magazine, April 1982, p. 40-49.
Joseph P. Campbell Jr., Thomas E. Tremain and Vanoy C. Welch
The Proposed Federal Standard 1016 4800 bps Voice Coder: CELP,
Speech Technology Magazine, April/May 1990, p. 58-64.
Marc Servais and Gerhard De Jager
Video Compression using the Three Dimensional Discrete Cosine Transform (3D-DCT),
Proceedings of the South African Symposium on Communications and Signal Processing, 1997.
 Marc Servais at the University of Surrey
B.Girod, E.Steinbach, N.Färber
Comparison of the H.263 and H.261 Video Compression Standards,
SPIE Proceedings Vol.CR60, Standards and Common Interfaces for Video Information Systems, Philadelphia, Oct. 1995.
Th. Thiede, W. Treuniet, R. Bitto, Ch. Schmidmer, T. Sporer, J. Beerends, C. Colomes, M. Keyhl, G. Stoll, K. Brandenburger, and B. Feiten
PEAQ – The ITU Standard for Objective Measurement of Perceived Audio Quality,
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 48, 2000.
W.B. Pennebaker, J.L. Mitchell: JPEG Still Image Compression Standard, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1993.
This book includes the complete text of the ISO JPEG standards.
Unfortunately, there are a number of errors in the first printing of the Pennebaker and Mitchell book.
An errata list is available at  ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/pm.errata.gz
V. Bhaskaran, K. Konstantinides:
Image and Video Compression Standards,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Dordrecht, London, 1997.
J-R. Ohm:
Digitale Bildcodierung (in german),
Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 1995.
R.J. Clarke:
Transform Coding Of Images,
Academic Press, London, 1985.
A.N. Netravali, B.G. Haskell:
Digital Pictures - Representation and Compression,
Plenum Press, New York and London, 1988.
G.K. Wallace:
The JPEG Still Picture Compression Standard,
Communications of the ACM, April 1991(vol. 34, no. 4), pp. 30-44.
Short version can be found here:  ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/wallace.ps.gz
David S. Taubman, Michael W. Marcellin:
JPEG 2000,
Kluwer Academic Publisher, USA, 2002.
McLuhan 1505.
V. Bhaskaran, K. Konstantinidis:
Image and Video Compression Standards,
Kluwer, 1999
F. Kuo, W. Effelsberg, J. Garcia-Lunes-Aceves (Ed.):
Multimedia Communications,
Prentice Hall, 1998
W. Effelsberg, R. Steinmetz:
Video Compression Techniques,
dpunkt.verlag, 1998
Ralf Schäfer, Thomas Wiegand, Heiko Schwarz:
The Emerging H.264/AVC standard,
EBU Technical Review, Jan. 2003, HHI, Berlin.
  European Broadcasting Union
B. Girod, E. Steinbach, N. Färber:
Comparison of the H.263 and H.261 Video Compression Standards,
SPIE Proceedings Vol. CR60, Standards and Common Interfaces for Video Information Systems, Philadelphia, USA, October 1995.
Aaron E. Walsh, Mikael Bourges-Sévenier
MPEG-4 Jump-Start
Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.
McLuhan ISNM 1185
Ian E.G. Richardson:
H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression
Wiley, Chichester, UK, 2003.
McLuhan ISNM 1490

 History of Information Theory (Lucent)
 Data compression resource (datacompression.info)
 Late Homepage of David A. Huffman
 Everything about Huffman Coding
 Everything about Arithmetic Coding
 Opticom Guide to Audio Quality Measurements
 JPEG 2000 at jpeg.org
 JPEG at jpeg.org
 H.261 Standard (ITU)
 H.263 Standard (ITU)
 H.264 Standard (ITU)
 Automatic Video Layering (Institute of Computer Science, Hellas)
 ITU Recommendation P.800.1 (MOS)
 Audio Quality Measurement (Opticom)
 MPEG Audio at Fraunhofer
 Official MPEG Homepage
 mpeg.org - Links and Resources
 H.264/MPEG-4 at Wikipedia
 JPEG at Wikipedia
 JPEG Applet

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