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Public and open HEVC encoding service in the cloud. / Altonen, Aaro; Viitanen, Marko; Räsänen, Joni; Mercat, Alexandre; Vanne, Jarno.

Proceedings of the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2019. ACM, 2019. p. 300-303.

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Altonen, A, Viitanen, M, Räsänen, J, Mercat, A & Vanne, J 2019, Public and open HEVC encoding service in the cloud. in Proceedings of the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2019. ACM, pp. 300-303, ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, Amherst, United States, 18/06/19. https://doi.org/10.1145/3304109.3323834

APA

Altonen, A., Viitanen, M., Räsänen, J., Mercat, A., & Vanne, J. (2019). Public and open HEVC encoding service in the cloud. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2019 (pp. 300-303). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3304109.3323834

Vancouver

Altonen A, Viitanen M, Räsänen J, Mercat A, Vanne J. Public and open HEVC encoding service in the cloud. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2019. ACM. 2019. p. 300-303 https://doi.org/10.1145/3304109.3323834

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Altonen, Aaro ; Viitanen, Marko ; Räsänen, Joni ; Mercat, Alexandre ; Vanne, Jarno. / Public and open HEVC encoding service in the cloud. Proceedings of the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2019. ACM, 2019. pp. 300-303

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