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Scene decomposition of MPEG-compressed video
Author(s): Hain-Ching H. Liu; Gregory L. Zick
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents the video processing techniques for indexing MPEG video sequences. Parameters encoded in P- and B-pictures are used to detect scene changes. In the MPEG format, P- and B-pictures consist of two types of information: difference matrix and motion vector(s) for every macroblock (MB). Different types of MBs indicate the relationship between the current picture and its reference picture(s). The proposed techniques take advantage of those parameters encoded in the MPEG video streams to detect some changes. Since motion information in the MPEG format is used, these novel techniques are reliable, accurate, and fast. Those techniques and algorithms are presented in detail and examples are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2419, Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1995, (17 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206370
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Hain-Ching H. Liu, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Gregory L. Zick, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2419:
Digital Video Compression: Algorithms and Technologies 1995
Arturo A. Rodriguez; Robert J. Safranek; Edward J. Delp, Editor(s)

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