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Quality-fluctuation-constrained rate allocation for MCTF-based video coding
Author(s): Yihua Chen; Jizheng Xu; Feng Wu; Hongkai Xiong
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a new rate allocation algorithm for MCTF-based video coding with the aim to control quality fluctuation. Distortion analysis is conducted for MCTF using a simplified signal model. Based on the analysis, the aim to control quality fluctuation is posed as a quadratic programming problem and its solution forms the basis for our proposed algorithm. After discussions on some extensions of the proposed rate allocation method, we verify it on MPEG SVC reference software and the experimental results demonstrate that the proposed rate allocation scheme can reduce quality fluctuation significantly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6077, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2006, 60771G (19 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.642882
Show Author Affiliations
Yihua Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Jizheng Xu, Microsoft Research Asia (China)
Feng Wu, Microsoft Research Asia (China)
Hongkai Xiong, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6077:
Visual Communications and Image Processing 2006
John G. Apostolopoulos; Amir Said, Editor(s)

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