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Publication Citation: MPEG-A: A Step Forward in MPEG Standardization

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Author(s): Diepold Klaus; F Pereira; Wo L. Chang;
Title: MPEG-A: A Step Forward in MPEG Standardization
Published: August 01, 2005
Abstract: MPEG standards are shaping the multimedia landscape since the beginning of the nineties. After the MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 multimedia coding standards, the MPEG-7 content description standard and the MPEG-21 multimedia framework standard, MPEG is taking another step forward to impact the multimedia market. The MPEG-A standard targets the specification of Multimedia Application Formats, which are a class of 'super-formats' defined across MPEG standards or parts of standards; these super-formats target the provision of an additional level of interoperability on the application level, satisfying the growing need of users for more integrated solutions.
Citation: IEEE Multimedia
Volume: 3
Keywords: interoperability;MEG;MPEG-1;MPEG-2;MPEG-21;MPEG-4;MPEG-7
Research Areas: Information Delivery Systems