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Hierarchical hybrid video coding: displaced frame difference coding
Author(s): Frank Mueller; Klaus Illgner
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Paper Abstract

A new method for coding of displaced frame differences (DFD) is proposed. It is in its main aspects close to the classical pyramid approach of Burt and Adelson. In particular a least squares L2 Laplacian pyramid is employed which decomposes the DFD into several levels with differing spatial resolution. This pyramid is quantized and coded following a layered quantization approach together with a layered coding method based on conditional arithmetic coding. The DFD encoder outputs an embedded bit stream. Thus the coder control may truncate the bitstream at any point, and can keep a fixed rate. Simulation results show promising rate-distortion performance for low bit rate video coding.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2952, Digital Compression Technologies and Systems for Video Communications, (16 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.251295
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Frank Mueller, Aachen Univ. of Technology (Germany)
Klaus Illgner, Aachen Univ. of Technology (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2952:
Digital Compression Technologies and Systems for Video Communications
Naohisa Ohta, Editor(s)

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