About the Author
Iain Richardson is a lecturer and researcher at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. He was awarded the degrees of MEng (Heriot-Watt University) and PhD (The Robert Gordon University) in 1990 and 1999 respectively. He has been actively involved in research and development of video compression systems since 1993 and is the author of over 40 journal and conference papers and two previous books. He leads the Image Communication Technology Research Group at The Robert Gordon University and advises a number of companies on video compression technology issues.