Three-terminal video coding

Yifu Zhang, Yang Yang, Zixiang Xiong

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Following recent works on the sum-rate of quadratic Gaussian multi-terminal coding of symmetric sources, this paper presents a practical three-terminal video coding scheme that saves the sum-rate over independent coding of three correlated video sequences1. The first video sequence is coded by H.264/AVC, while the other two sequences are compressed sequentially using Wyner-Ziv coding with side information generated from the already decoded sequences. To improve the performance of Wyner-Ziv coding, a depth-map-based view interpolation approach and a novel soft-decision side information generation method are proposed. Experimental results show that our scheme can achieve a lower sum-rate than separate H.264/AVC coding. Comparison with JMVM joint encoding is also provided.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, MMSP '09
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing 2009 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 5 Oct 20097 Oct 2009
Conference number: 11th (Proceedings)


ConferenceIEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing 2009
Abbreviated titleMMSP 2009
CityRio De Janeiro
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