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Progressive video coding for noisy channels
Author(s): Beong-Jo Kim; Zixiang Xiong; William A. Pearlman
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Paper Abstract

We extend the work of Sherwood and Zeger to progressive video coding for noisy channels. By utilizing a 3D extension of the set partitioning in hierarchical trees (SPIHT) algorithm, we cascade the resulting 3D SPIHT video coder with a rate-compatible punctured convolutional channel coder for transmission of video over a binary symmetric channel. Progressive coding is achieved by increasing the target rate of the 3D embedded SPIHT video coder as the channel condition improves. The performance of our proposed coding system is acceptable at low transmission rate and bad channel conditions. Its low complexity makes it suitable for emerging applications such as video over wireless channels.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3460, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXI, (1 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323191
Show Author Affiliations
Beong-Jo Kim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Zixiang Xiong, Univ. of Hawaii (United States)
William A. Pearlman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3460:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXI
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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