Parameter Embedding in Motion-JPEG2000 through ROI for Variable-Coefficient Invertible Deinterlacing


IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E89-D   No.11   pp.2794-2801
Publication Date: 2006/11/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1093/ietisy/e89-d.11.2794
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Image Processing and Video Processing
invertible deinterlacing,  intra-frame-based coding,  SNR scalability,  variable processing,  Motion-JPEG2000,  ROI (Region of Interest),  

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In this paper, a coefficient-parameter embedding method into Motion-JPEG2000 (MJP2) is proposed for invertible deinterlacing with variable coefficients. Invertible deinterlacing, which the authors have developed before, can be used as a preprocess of frame-based motion picture codec, such as MJP2, for interlaced videos. When the conventional field-interleaving is used instead, comb-tooth artifacts appear around edges of moving objects. On the other hand, the invertible deinterlacing technique allows us to suppress the comb-tooth artifacts and also guaranties recovery of original pictures. As previous works, the authors have developed a variable coefficient scheme with a motion detector, which realizes adaptability to local characteristics of given pictures. However, when this deinterlacing technique is applied to a video codec, coefficient parameters have to be sent to receivers for original picture recovery. This paper proposes a parameter-embedding technique in MJP2 and constructs a standard stream which consists both of picture data and the parameters. The parameters are embedded into the LH1 component of wavelet transform domain through the ROI (region of interest) function of JPEG2000 without significant loss in the performance of comb-tooth suppression. Some experimental results show the feasibility of our proposed scheme.