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(Week 2) - Friday July, 30

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
  • Reading the ISO/IEC Codec Configuration Representation Standards. 
  • Checking the modifications between the CAL and CAL-RVC (typed, Lists, ... )
  • Modifying the Sample codes from CAL to RVC-CAL. 
  • Reading some generic articles & publications for the RVC and video compression on web to build a good in-breadth knowledge.  
  • Rank : 8.6
  • Chaotic Factor : 1.8  


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(Week 2) - Thursday July, 29

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
  • It was an amazing day to me. I have discovered a lot this day.
  • Implementing and documenting the samples found in the (Tokens ! What Tokens !) after environment installation.
  • Then running the samples of DMET course posted on the GUC course website.
  • Downloading the standards of ISO/IEC Codec Configuration Representation Standards (RVC-CAL Specification will be found in Annex D).
  • Checking some of the examples of CAL actors written in the VTL file downloaded from the ORCC source page and also the net...

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(Week 2) - Wednesday July, 28

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
  • Reinstalling all the environment on my Netbook & Laptop on both Windows XP and Linux. 
  • Downloading the files and samples from the ORCC sourceforge webpage http://sourceforge.net/projects/orcc/files/.
  • A quick meeting with Ghislan to quickly revise the installation procedures and completion of all plugins.     
  • Checking the .cal files downloaded trying to be familiar with the syntax.  
  • Rank : 8.7.
  • chaotic Factor : 1.5 


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(Week 2) - Tuesday July, 27

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
  • Completing the CAL readings (Tokens ! What Tokens !).
  • Installing the environment.
  • Getting ready for coding the next day INSHAA ALLAH.     
  •  Rank : 8
  • Chaotic Factor : 3 


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(Week 2) - Monday July, 26

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
  • Downloading some materials for the CAL Actor Language
  • Downloaded materials (presentations, PDFs, ...) are uploaded to Materials section on this website.
  • Skimming the presentations quickly to grasp the main idea of CAL.
  • Detailed reading for the CAL Language Report 0.1 (chapters 1-3).     
  • Detailed reading for the document sent by Dr. Ihab (Tokens ! What Tokens !) (Chapters 1-3) 
  • My Plan tomorrow is to finish this document and start implementing the samples inside it after a quick meeting with Ghi...

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(Week 1) - Friday July, 23

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Saturday, July 24, 2010,
  • Finishing chapter 3 in "Richardson - H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression". 
  • Meeting with Dr. Ihab to get the oriented with the topic in some organized manner. 
  • Skimming the "DMET1004" course given to the GUC students.
  • Searching on web to install the tools required for environment setup for the next week. 
  • Tools 
    • eClipse Helios (SDK) 
    • ROCC Plugin. 
    • CMAKE.
    • Wiki page on SourceForge for installing the plugin to the eClipse. 

    Rank : 9
    Chaotic Factor : 1.3

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(Week 1) - Thursday July, 22

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Saturday, July 24, 2010,
  • Starting reading chapter 3 from "Richardson - H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression". 
  • Downloading the document "Video Coding Simplified" and getting some missing concepts from it. 
  • Rank : 8.5
  • Chaotic Factor : 1  
  


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(Week 1) - Wednesday July, 21

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
  • Completing chapter 3 from "Video Codec Design Developing Image and Video Compression Systems" book. 
  • Moving to another book to get the missing parts fro the first one. "Richardson - H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression" is considered one of the most important references that gives the basics of video coding very well. 
  • Reading chapters 1,2 from this reference.     
  • Rank : 9
  • Chaotic Factor : 1.4 


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(Week 1) - Tuesday July, 20

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
  • Reading Chapters 1,2 from Video Codec Design Developing Image and Video Compression Systems.
  • Searching on the internet for some helping materials.
  • Uploading the extra material downloaded from the web to section Materials posted on this website.  
  • Discussing some issues with Dr. Ihab. 
  • Rank : 8
  • Chaotic Factor 1.66 


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(Week 1) - Monday July, 19

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
  • Breaking the ice with the Video Coding topic.   
  • Reading some introductory chapters from a set of recommended books by Dr. Ihab Amer. 
  • Rank : 8.1
  • Chaotic Factor : 1.6    
 

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(Week 0) - Sunday July, 18

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
  • Going to the Schaffhausen (close to Zurich) for spending the second day in this weekend. 
  • Quick visit to Rhine Falls. 
  • Also, a quick visit to Zurich lake. 
  • Getting ready to return back tomorrow to Lausanne to start the real work. 

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(Week 0) - Saturday July, 17

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
First Weekend in Switzerland. 
  • Going to Germany for having some fun.
  • Germany is amazing country. 


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(Week 0) - Friday July, 16

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
Here i am at the EPFL Campus finishing my papers and documents getting ready for work the next week INSHAA ALLAH. 
  • I have got an appointment to get my EPFL ID Camipro Card.
  • Asking for the (Abonmment General) for transportation in whole Switzerland. 
  • Making an account at the Le Poste at EPFL. 
  • Barbecue by the side of Geneva Lake. 
  • Taking the train to Zurich for spending two days there.  

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(Week 0) - Thursday July, 15

Posted by Marwan Abd Ellah on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
I have arrived safely to Lausanne and I have started searching for a place to stay at.  
Going to Moudon.
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