Performance, Power, and Quality Tradeoff Analysis
When you’re operating under resource constraints, it is necessary to understand the right tradeoffs to reach your goal. Often one thing must be given up to gain another thing. Depending on the objectives, priorities, and tolerances of a solution, an appropriate balance must be struck between the best use of available resources and the best achievable success measure.
In the case of creating compressed video, measures are used to obtain the best quality and the highest performance at the cost of the least number of bits and the lowest power consumption. For an overall encoding solution, ...