1 November 1991 Hierarchical block motion estimation for video subband coding
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In this paper, a new hierarchical motion estimation scheme is proposed for progressive video coding based on subband divisions. It is based on the hierarchical block matching for a pass-band pyramid, where each layer of image except the top-most layer has the pass-band image reconstituted by use of only three highpass subbands. Using this scheme, since the quantization error at a given layer exits at only the image of the layer, the coding performance can be improved by exact motion estimation. We also present a method to encode the residueferror frame) in the pyramid structure. It is found that the hierarchical block motion estimation based on the pass-band layers is better than the base-band layers, especially when the quantization is included through transmission.
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Joon-Hyeon Jeon, Cheul-hee Hahm, Jae-Kyoon Kim, "Hierarchical block motion estimation for video subband coding", Proc. SPIE 1605, Visual Communications and Image Processing '91: Visual Communication, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50247; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50247


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