IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 30, no. 4 (July 2013): 172,174

The Consumer Digital Video Library [Best of the Web]

doi: 10.1109/MSP.2013.2258265

Margaret H. Pinson

Abstract: The difficulty of finding and getting rights to use the high quality video sequences needed for video quality research has hampered research in this area for many years. This article describes the Consumer Digital Video Library (CDVL) website (, which attempts to address this obstacle by making high-quality, uncompressed video clips available for use by the education, research, and product development communities.

Keywords: Internet; video quality measurement; digital video recording; libraries; video recording; web sites

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Margaret H. Pinson
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
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