Thor Video Codec

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Authors Arild Fuldseth  , Gisle Bjontegaard  , Steinar Midtskogen  , Thomas Davies  , Mo Zanaty 
Last updated 2017-05-04 (latest revision 2016-10-31)
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This document provides a high-level description of the Thor video codec. Thor is designed to achieve high compression efficiency with moderate complexity, using the well-known hybrid video coding approach of motion-compensated prediction and transform coding.


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