MPEG-2 Video Decoders Comparison

MPEG-2 Video Codecs Comparison Objectives

The main task was to comparatively evaluate quality of MPEG-2 decoders while decoding distorted streams. This question is topical for satellite broadcasting and, in a lesser degree, for DVD video playback.

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Test rules

Scheme of conducting decoders testing
Scheme of conducting decoders testing

Tested decoders

Comparison content

Example of result graph
Example of result graph

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Contacts

E-mail: videocodec-testing@graphics.cs.msu.ru

10 Mar 2011
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