Digital signal coding

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It seems that digital video has gone by as many names as Jim Blinn has Siggraph ribbons. Some of its various formats and names are: DV, Dl, 4:2:2, CCIR 601-1, ITU-Rec. 601-4,, SMPTE RP125M, and SMPTE 259M. CCIR and CCITT were both absorbed into their parent organization, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), so technically speaking, CCIR 601 has been renamed to ITU-Rec. 601-4 (``Rec.`` stands for recommendation). But convention is often hard to change, so for some time you will see and hear Dl and CCIR 601 used for serial digital component video. Below are brief descriptions of the various ... continued below

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Gaunt, R. May 1, 1997.

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It seems that digital video has gone by as many names as Jim Blinn has Siggraph ribbons. Some of its various formats and names are: DV, Dl, 4:2:2, CCIR 601-1, ITU-Rec. 601-4,, SMPTE RP125M, and SMPTE 259M. CCIR and CCITT were both absorbed into their parent organization, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), so technically speaking, CCIR 601 has been renamed to ITU-Rec. 601-4 (``Rec.`` stands for recommendation). But convention is often hard to change, so for some time you will see and hear Dl and CCIR 601 used for serial digital component video. Below are brief descriptions of the various names and formats for digital video.

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  • Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (SIGGRAPH) `97 conference, Los Angeles, CA (United States), 3-8 Aug 1997

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  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--127333
  • Report No.: CONF-9708191--
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 358799
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Gaunt, R. Digital signal coding, article, May 1, 1997; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc680706/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.