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Field tests of error-resilient 3D SPIHT vs. MPEG-2
Author(s): Bruce W. Suter; William A. Pearlman; Sungdae Cho; Keesook Julia Han
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Paper Abstract

Error Resilient and Error Concealment 3-D SPIHT (ERC-SPIHT) is a joint source channel coder developed to improve the overall performance against channel bit errors without requiring automatic-repeat-request (ARQ). The objective of this research is to test and validate the properties of two competing video compression algorithms in a wireless environment. The property focused on is error resiliency to the noise inherent in wireless data communication. ERC-SPIHT and MPEG-2 with forward error correction (FEC) are currently undergoing tests over a satellite communication link. The initial test indicates that ERC-SPIHT gives excellent results in noisy channel conditions is shown to have superior performance over MPEG-2 with FEC when communicated over a military satellite channel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4790, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXV, (21 November 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.457261
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce W. Suter, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
William A. Pearlman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Sungdae Cho, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Keesook Julia Han, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4790:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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