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Framework for dynamically reconfigurable video codec using multiple coding tools
Author(s): Kui Zhang; Josef Kittler
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose framework for dynamically reconfigurable video codec. We introduce the concept of a virtual codec and a virtual tool to facilitate the use of multiple codec structures and multiple coding tools in a single video codec. Existing coding standards as well as new codec structures and coding tools can be integrated seamlessly in the proposed codec. The experimental results show that when implementing a standard codec such as H.263 the proposed codec can achieve a comparable performance to dedicated standard codecs. The results also demonstrate the codec's ability to use multiple coding tools and codec structures which are useful for implementing MSDL for MPEG-4 video.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3408, Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services, (16 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321930
Show Author Affiliations
Kui Zhang, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom)
Josef Kittler, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3408:
Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services
Stephan Fischer; Ralf Steinmetz; Heinrich J. Stuettgen; Harmen R. van As; Roberto Vercelli, Editor(s)

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