H.264-Based Selective Fine Granular Scalable Video Coding

Gwang-Hoon PARK  Won-Hyuck YOO  Doug-Young SUH  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B   No.8   pp.2271-2274
Publication Date: 2006/08/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.8.2271
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Multimedia Systems for Communications
Keyword: 
multimedia system,  MPEG,  fine granularity scalability,  scalable video coding,  video streaming,  

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Summary: 
An H.264-based selective FGS coding scheme is proposed. It selectively uses the interframe-prediction data inside the enhancement-layer only when those data can significantly reduce the temporal-redundancies. Since this minimizes the drift effects, the overall coding efficiency is improved. Simulations show that average PSNR of the proposed scheme is higher by 1-3 dB and 3-5 dB than those of the H.264-based FGS and the MPEG-4 video FGS profile, respectively.