Multiple Description Video Coding Using Inter- and Intra-Description Correlation at Macro Block Level

Huihui BAI  Mengmeng ZHANG  Anhong WANG  Meiqin LIU  Yao ZHAO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E97-D   No.2   pp.384-387
Publication Date: 2014/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E97.D.384
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Image Processing and Video Processing
video coding,  multiple description coding,  correlation,  

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A novel standard-compliant multiple description (MD) video codec is proposed in this paper, which aims to achieve effective redundancy allocation using inter- and intra-description correlation. The inter-description correlation at macro block (MB) level is applied to produce side information of different modes which is helpful for better side decoding quality. Furthermore, the intra-description correlation at MB level is exploited to design the adaptive skip mode for higher compression efficiency. The experimental results exhibit a better rate of side and central distortion performance compared with other relevant MDC schemes.