An architecture for an interactive multimedia system based on MPEG-2

  • Naceur Lagha
  • Hossam Afifi
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1483)


The standardization of video coding techniques as well as data networks has attained a maturity that enables to consider wide and successful deployment of public video services. Today, numerous implementations of Video-On-Demand and Tele-medical applications are operational and are based on MPEG and ATM standards. Based on these standards, many other applications can rapidly be deployed. In this paper we present a new simple MPEG-2 based architecture to fulfill a subset of the MPEG-4 specified functionalities especially content based coding and interactivity. A prototype is also presented and evaluated.


Motion Estimation Visual Quality Move Picture Expert Group Video Object Plane Quantization Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naceur Lagha
    • 1
  • Hossam Afifi
    • 1
  1. 1.Networks & Multimedia Services DepartmentENST BretagneCesson sévignéFrance

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