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A color video compression technique using key frames and a low complexity color transfer
Author(s): Rakesh Agarwal; Sumana Gupta; Varaprasad Gude
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Paper Abstract

In this work, a novel method for color video compression using key-frame based color transfer has been proposed. In this scheme, compression is achieved by discarding the color information of all but few selected frames. These selected frames are either the key frames (frame selected by a key frame selection algorithm) or the Intra coded (I) frames. The partially colored video is compressed using a standard encoder thereby achieving higher compression. In the proposed decoder, a standard decoder first generates the partially colored video sequence from the compressed input. A color transfer algorithm is then used for generating the fully colored video sequence. The complexity of the proposed decoder is close to a standard decoder, allowing its use in wide variety of applications like video broadcasting, video streaming, hand-held devices etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2011
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7882, Visual Information Processing and Communication II, 78820P (31 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.872247
Show Author Affiliations
Rakesh Agarwal, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India)
Sumana Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India)
Varaprasad Gude, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7882:
Visual Information Processing and Communication II
Amir Said; Onur G. Guleryuz; Robert L. Stevenson, Editor(s)

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