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Modeling Acceleration Properties for Flexible INTRA HEVC Complexity Control

It is a very well-known fact, that the high complexity of the High Efficiency Video Coding standard (HEVC) is the main hurdle for its wide deployment and use. To tackle this problem, a number of recent research outcomes exploit heuristic algorithms …

HEVC VMAF-oriented Perceptual Rate Distortion Optimization using CNN

Video coding standards like HEVC and VVC have achieved significant coding performance. However, the RDO module in coding framework ignores the characteristics of human visual system (HVS), which leads to insufficiency for perceptual video coding. …

SVM Based Fast CU Partitioning Algorithm for VVC Intra Coding

Recently, Joint Video Experts Team (JVET) has completed the new Versatile Video Coding (H.266/VVC) standard. VVC employs a new block partition structure named quad-tree with nested multi-type tree (QTMT) to improve coding efficiency. However, the new …

Current Frame Priors Assisted Neural Network for Intra Prediction

Intra prediction is the key technology to reduce spatial redundancy in the modern video coding standard. Recently, deep learning based methods that directly generate the intra prediction by neural network achieve superior performance than traditional …

VMAF Oriented Perceptual Coding Based on Piecewise Metric Coupling

It has been recognized that videos have to be encoded in a rate-distortion optimized manner for high coding performance. Therefore, operational coding methods have been developed for conventional distortion metrics such as Sum of Squared Error (SSE). …

A VMAF Directed Perceptual Rate Distortion Optimization for Video Coding

Video Multimethod Assessment Fusion (VMAF), as a state-of-the-art learning-based objective assessment metric, has been demonstrated to achieve a stronger correlation with human visual system than others. However, combining multiple metrics by Support …

Learning Based Estimation of Video Coding Distortion

Coding distortion is a critical factor in video coding algorithms such as rate distortion optimization, rate control and optimal quantization. Accurate distortion estimation without complex pre-coding has always been highly desired. Traditional …

Compression Priors Assisted Convolutional Neural Network for Fractional Interpolation

Fractional interpolation has been extensively utilized in a series of video coding standards to generate fractional precision prediction to remove the temporal redundancy in consecutive frames. In the traditional interpolation filter based methods, …

Advanced CNN Based Motion Compensation Fractional Interpolation

Fractional-sample precision motion compensation has been widely adopted in a series of video coding standards to further improve compression efficiency. Usually, signal decomposition based interpolation filters are used to generate fractional samples …

Rate control model for high dynamic range video

This paper describes a luminance based rate control (RC) model for high dynamic range (HDR) video. A novel mathematical relationship between luminance and bit allocation of a coding tree unit (CTU) is presented. By adjusting the existing RC algorithm …