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A PALplus-Compatible HDTV Encoder System

Schmidt, Gunnar; Dooley, Laurence S. and Buchwald, Wolf-Peter (1994). A PALplus-Compatible HDTV Encoder System. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 40(3) pp. 207–215.

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The paper presents a new implementation for realising PALplus signals from high-definition television (HDTV) transmissions. A proposed encoder design is introduced, which decomposes the HDTV input into two separate channels, the first of which subsamples the input signal to produce the standard resolution TV signal, and the second derives a digitally compressed residual component. The problems of non-uniform line structure due to the decimation of an interlaced signal are addressed, as are the visible distortions caused by aliasing and cross-talk effects, with appropriate solutions presented. Finally the important issues of colour enhancement and the composition of the compatible signal are briefly discussed

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0098-3063
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 11883
Depositing User: Laurence Dooley
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2008 12:14
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 03:52
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