Video Quality Metrics
Quality generally indicates excellence, and the universal societal norm is to strive for the highest achievable quality in most fields. However, in case of digital video, a measured, careful approach is taken to allow some deficit in quality that is not always discernible by typical viewers. Such concessions in perceivable visual quality make room for a valuable accomplishment in terms of compression.
Video quality is a characteristic of a video signal passed through a transmission or processing system, representing a measure of perceived degradation with respect to the original source video. Video processing systems ...