Fast prediction algorithm for multiview video coding

A. Abdelazim, S. Mein, M. Varley, Djamel Ait-Boudaoud

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Abstract

The H.264/multiview video coding (MVC) standard has been developed to enable efficient coding for three-dimensional and multiple viewpoint video sequences. The inter-view statistical dependencies are utilized and an inter-view prediction is employed to provide more efficient coding; however, this increases the overall encoding complexity. Motion homogeneity is exploited here to selectively enable inter-view prediction, and to reduce complexity in the motion estimation (ME) and the mode selection processes. This has been accomplished by defining situations that relate macro-blocks’ motion characteristics to the mode selection and the inter-view prediction processes. When comparing the proposed algorithm to the H.264/MVC reference software and other recent work, the experimental results demonstrate a significant reduction in ME time while maintaining similar rate-distortion performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)037401
Number of pages1
JournalOptical Engineering
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

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