Go on! Surprise me! An introduction to Audio and Video Coding

Go on! Surprise me! An introduction to Audio and Video Coding

Date: 26 Apr 2017
Time: 18:30

Location: Leeds Beckett University – James Graham Building – Headingley Campus
Headingley Campus

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AES North of England Presents:

Go on! Surprise me! An introduction to Audio and Video Coding

Professor Jamie Angus, University of Salford

April 26th 6.30pm at Leeds Beckett University, Lecture Theatre A, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

Coded Audio is an essential part of modern audio distribution, such as the internet, film, etc. But how does it work? What is it about a signal that can allow you to reduce its data rate without loss, as in “Lossless Coding”? How can one take advantage of human perception when one does lossy coding such as mpeg?

This Lecture will use both video and audio coding to explain the characteristics that allow one to encode such signals at a reduced data rate without any loss of fidelity. It will then go on to explain how one can go about reducing the data rate with the minimum of perceptible distortion.

Getting here:

This event will take place in Lecture Theatre A, James Graham Building.

Free parking is available after 4pm in the Pay and Display car park at the top of Churchwood Avenue. Use Post Code LS16 5LF to find Churchwood Avenue.

Headingley Train Station is a 15 minute walk from campus through Becketts Park.

There is a regular bus service directly to campus from the city centre (Service 29/29X). There are also regular buses every few minutes from the city centre that stop within 5 minutes walk of campus on Otley Road (Services 1, 6 and 97).

James Graham Building is the largest building on campus at the top of the acre. The lecture theatres are best accessed from the entrance on the right hand side of the building opposite the student hub.


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