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Digital Signal Processing 101 by Michael Parker

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CHAPTER 19Introduction to Video Processing

Video signal processing is used throughout the broadcast industry, the surveillance industry, in many military applications, and is the basis of many consumer technologies. Up until the 1990s, nearly all video was in analog form. In a relatively short time span, nearly all video technologies have become digital. Virtually all video is now represented in digital form, and DSP techniques are used in nearly all video signal processing functions.

The picture element, or pixel, is used to represent each location in an image. Each picture element has several components, and each component is usually represented by a 10-bit value.

19.1 Color Spaces

There are several conventions, or “color spaces,” used to construct ...

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