MPEG-2 Error Concealment over Burst-Packet-Loss Networks

Shih-Hsuan YANG  Jia-Ming LIN  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E85-A   No.11   pp.2557-2560
Publication Date: 2002/11/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Vision
Keyword: 
error concealment,  error-resilient coding,  robust video transmission,  MPEG-2,  

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Summary: 
In this letter, we propose a two-stage object-based error-concealment technique for MPEG-2 video transmitted in a burst-packet-loss environment. A burst packet loss typically destroys a large area of MPEG-2 coded video. In the first stage, the missing area is intra-picture estimated and concealed in terms of a region-based approach. In the second stage, irregular-moving objects with respect to the background are identified and compensated from the predictive picture. As compared with conventional concealment approaches, the proposed method achieves better PSNR performance and reduces the visual artifacts.