Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2007)

This year will feature four interesting plenary talks

  • H.264/AVC and its Extensions: How Close is this Family? by Anthony Vetro, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, USA
  • DCT, Wavelets and X-lets: The Quest for Image Representation, Approximation and Compression by Martin Vetterli, EPFL, Switzerland and UC Berkeley, USA
  • Efficient Representation of Sound Images: Recent Developments in Parametric Coding of Spatial Audio by Jürgen Herre, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS), Erlangen, Germany
  • From Picture Coding to Image Understanding: Finding the Object of Interest by Tsuhan Chen, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

as well as three panel discussion on the following topics

  • Distributed Video Coding: Trends and Challenges chaired by Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
  • Multimedia: a World of Possibilities or just a Buzzword ? chaired by Alan Hanjalic, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Video Content Protection: Does it Really Matter? chaired by Edward J. Delp, Purdue University, USA

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The day before, 6 November, a Workshop on "Recent Advances in Distributed Video Coding" will be organized (free registration at http://www.discoverdvc.org/Workshop.html). In this workshop, recent developments on distributed video coding will be presented by the most prominent experts in the field.

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