Translator Disclaimer
29 January 2007 Non-linear up-sampling for image coding in a spatial pyramid
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 6508, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2007; 65082W (2007)
Event: Electronic Imaging 2007, 2007, San Jose, CA, United States
A locally adaptive up-sampling method that improves the efficiency of a spatially scalable representation of images in a spatial pyramid is presented. While linear methods use a globally optimized up-sampling filter design, the method presented locally switches between enhancement of significant structures and smoothing of flat regions that are dominated by noise. It is based on a locally adaptive Wiener filter expression that can be implemented by the bilateral filter. The performance of the method is assessed in a scenario resembling its possible use in MPEG's and ITU-T's joint current activity on scalable video coding (SVC).
© (2007) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Markus Beermann and Jens-Rainer Ohm "Non-linear up-sampling for image coding in a spatial pyramid", Proc. SPIE 6508, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2007, 65082W (29 January 2007);


Hybrid subband coder
Proceedings of SPIE (October 05 1998)
Median-based algorithms for image sequence processing
Proceedings of SPIE (September 01 1990)
Image compression using the W-transform
Proceedings of SPIE (September 01 1995)

Back to Top