Multimedia Acronyms

Posted: September 30, 2007 in Video Production

ACR            Absolute category rating

ANSI         American National Standards Institute

ATM           Asynchronous transfer mode

CIE           Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage

cpd             Cycles per degree

CRT           Cathode ray tube

CSF             Contrast sensitivity function

dB             Decibel

DCR           Degradation category rating

DCT           Discrete cosine transform

DMOS         Differential mean opinion score

DSCQS       Double stimulus continuous quality scale

DSIS           Double stimulus impairment scale

DVD          Digital versatile disk

DWT           Discrete wavelete transform

EBU           European Broadcasting Union

FIR             Finite impulse response

HDTV         High-definition television

HLS            Hue, lightness, saturation

HSV           Hue, saturation, value

HVS            Human visual system

IEC           International Electrotechnical Commission

IIR             Infinite impulse response

ISO           International Organization for Standardization

ITU             International Telecommunication Union

JND           Just noticeable difference

JPEG          Joint Picture Experts Group

kb/s          Kilobit per second

LGN            Lateral geniculate nucleus

Mb/s          Megabit per second

MC              Motion compensation

MOS          Mean opinion score

MPEG         Moving Picture Experts Group

MSE           Mean squared error

MSSG         MPEG Software Simulation Group

NTSC         National Television Systems Committee

NVFM         Normalization video fidelity metric

PAL           Phase Alternating Line

PDM           Perceptual distortion metric

PBDM        Perceptual blocking distortion metric

PSNR         Peak signal-to-noise ratio

RGB          Red, green, blue

RMSE         Root mean squared error

SID           Society for Information Display

SSCQE       Single stimulus continuous quality evaluation

SNR           Signal-to-noise ratio

TCP/IP      Transmission control protocol/internet protocol

VCD          Video compact disk

VHS            Video home system

VQEG        Video Quality Experts Group


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