Motion-energy-based unequal error protection for H.264/AVC video bitstreams

Huu Dung Pham, Sina Vafi

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    Abstract

    An unequal error protection (UEP) technique based on motion information of video bitstreams compressed by H.264/AVC standard is proposed. Motion activities of macroblocks in a frame are analyzed, and those having high effects on the video performance are extracted. Suitable forward error-correcting codes with different rates are constructed according to the importance of macroblocks and frames. Simulation results show that the proposed technique significantly improves the video quality, while maintaining a similar overall code rate in comparison with other UEP techniques.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1759-1766
    Number of pages8
    JournalSignal, Image and Video Processing
    Volume9
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015

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