[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ffmpeg-devel-old] Math Newbie Question: What Is Lifting?

Mike Melanson mike
Tue Jul 19 19:11:13 CEST 2005

Mike Melanson wrote:
> Hi,
>     I see the word "lift" used all over the SNOW codec. I figured it had 
> something to do with wavelets. But I also see lifting mentioned in WMV8 
> binaries. I was just wondering what "lifting" refers to in a 
> mathematical context?

	Hmm, so it is a real math operation. A colleague just sent me this link:


	-Mike Melanson

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