Rate-Distortion Optimized Selection of Motion Vectors for Video Transmission over Packet-Loss Channels

Jing YANG  Xiangzhong FANG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B   No.12   pp.3494-3496
Publication Date: 2006/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.12.3494
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Multimedia Systems for Communications
Keyword: 
motion estimation,  error propagation,  rate-distortion optimization,  low-bit-rate,  packet loss,  

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Summary: 
The selection of motion vectors plays an important role in the error propagation process between inter-frames. In this letter, an end-to-end prediction error calculation method is proposed and is used for the rate-distortion optimized selection of motion vectors. Simulation results show that the robustness of encoded video streams under error-prone environment is improved.