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Accelerating M-JPEG compression with temporal information
Author(s): Holger Boenisch; Konrad Froitzheim; Peter Schulthess
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Paper Abstract

Software implementation of multimedia compression is an enabling technology for the widespread use of computer based multimedia communications. M-JPEG offers reasonable compression at reasonable computational cost. This paper presents modifications to the well-known JPEG compression algorithm to achieve a 60 - 70% speedup of digital video compression. The scheme presented exploits dependencies between frames to predict the DCT coefficients in a frame based on previous frames in the sequence. This knowledge is used to reduce the computational complexity of the DCT transforms. The process-based approach introduces only a mild overhead of about 0.4% into the compression. Performance measurements with real video sequences demonstrate the increased performance of the modified JPEG process for digital video.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3310, Multimedia Computing and Networking 1998, (29 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.298422
Show Author Affiliations
Holger Boenisch, Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Konrad Froitzheim, Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Peter Schulthess, Univ. Ulm (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3310:
Multimedia Computing and Networking 1998
Kevin Jeffay; Dilip D. Kandlur; Timothy Roscoe, Editor(s)

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