A pixel-domain mode-mapping based SVC-to-AVC transcoder with coarse grain quality scalability

Lei Sun, Zhenyu Liu, Takeshi Ikenaga

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Abstract

As an extension of AVC, SVC provides the ability to adapt to heterogeneous environments. However, transcoding between SVC and AVC becomes necessary due to the existence of legacy AVC-based systems. This paper proposes a low-complexity SVC-to-AVC CGS transcoder in the pixel domain, which achieves approximately the same coding efficiency as the full re-encoding method. The output AVC bitstream modes are deduced by the proposed mode-mapping strategy. Different from previous works which simply use full search for SVC modes, the SVC modes are also examined and refined to generate suitable AVC modes in the proposed method. Simulation results show that proposed transcoder achieves 10 times speed-up with only 2% BDBR increase and 0.08 dB BDPSNR loss, compared with the full re-encoding method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICPR 2012 - 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition
Pages939-942
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Event21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR 2012 - Tsukuba, Japan
Duration: 2012 Nov 112012 Nov 15

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition
ISSN (Print)1051-4651

Conference

Conference21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR 2012
CountryJapan
CityTsukuba
Period12/11/1112/11/15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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    Sun, L., Liu, Z., & Ikenaga, T. (2012). A pixel-domain mode-mapping based SVC-to-AVC transcoder with coarse grain quality scalability. In ICPR 2012 - 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (pp. 939-942). [6460289] (Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition).