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Improved interpolation, motion estimation, and compensation for interlaced pictures
Author(s): Paul Delogne; Laurent Cuvelier; Benoit Maison; Beatrice Van Caillie; Luc Vandendorpe
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Paper Abstract

This paper deals with the problem of motion estimation and compensation with sub-pixel accuracy when interlaced moving sequences are processed. Provided a translational motion exists between consecutive frames (or that the image can be partitioned into sets of points with such a motion) the exact formulas for the prediction of pixels are derived. It is shown that in order to obtain a correct prediction of any pixel in one frame, it is required to use the information of both fields of the previous frame. The ideal interpolation filters are of infinite length. Therefore, the question of designing finite length filters is addressed and alternative design methods are proposed. The efficiency of the method is then measured on typical sequences.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2094, Visual Communications and Image Processing '93, (22 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157951
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Delogne, Univ. Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Laurent Cuvelier, Univ. Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Benoit Maison, Univ. Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Beatrice Van Caillie, Univ. Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Luc Vandendorpe, Univ. Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2094:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '93
Barry G. Haskell; Hsueh-Ming Hang, Editor(s)

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