X264 is better than VP9! Sicentific test by real scientists!
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That problem with that paper is they used the wrong vp9 settings with min and max quantizers being equivalent = incorrect results . They need to re-run the tests
Last edited by Stears555; 19th Apr 2014 at 12:26.
The binary was from June 12,2013 , and it was presented in Dec, 2013; so they had lots of time to revise their paper . Look for a new one, because this is labelled "preprint"
Those settings basically make the VP9 testing in that paper meaningless => scientifically invalid
The "science" is only as good as the methods used for testing. Invalid testing methods lead to invalid conclusions . Any real scientest will be the first to admit that