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Piecewise cross color channel predictor
12/18/14 - 20140369409 - A sequence of visual dynamic range (VDR) images may be encoded using a standard dynamic range (SDR) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A prediction image is generated by using piecewise cross-color channel prediction (PCCC), wherein a color channel in the SDR input may be segmented into two...

Method of and device for encoding an hdr video together with an ldr video, method of and device for reconstructing one of an hdr video and an ldr video coded together and pf storage medium
12/18/14 - 20140369410 - The inventors realized that representing HDR content using LDR content and HDR residual is not unproblematic. The invention therefore proposes representing HDR content using LDR content, LDR residual and global illumination data, instead. That is, it is proposed a method of encoding an HDR video of high dynamic range together...

Image processing apparatus and method
12/18/14 - 20140369411 - The apparatus includes: a sampling unit that performs sampling to thin out pixel values to be used as adjacent pixels in intra-frame prediction according to a size in an horizontal direction of an image to be coded or a size in a vertical direction of regions obtained by dividing the...

Method for encoding digital video data
12/11/14 - 20140362908 - The present invention relates to a method for encoding digital video data corresponding to a sequence of digital source images using a cache memory, each of the digital source images having an equal source image width corresponding to a first number of blocks, the cache memory having a cache width...

Dynamic range control of intermediate data in resampling process
12/11/14 - 20140362909 - An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store video information. The processor is configured to: obtain reference layer video information; upsample the reference layer video information in a first dimension to generate an intermediate output;...

Processing bitstream constraints relating to inter-layer prediction types in multi-layer video coding
12/11/14 - 20140362910 - An apparatus for coding video information may include computing hardware configured to: when a current picture is to be predicted using at least inter layer motion prediction (ILMP): process a collocated reference index value associated with the current picture, wherein the collocated reference index value indicates a first reference picture...

Matched filtering of prediction and reconstruction signals for next generation video
12/11/14 - 20140362911 - Techniques related to matched filtering of prediction and reconstruction signals for video coding are described....

Picture coding and decoding
12/11/14 - 20140362912 - A picture with multiple slices is encoded by generating a coded slice representation for each of the slices. A slice flag is set to a first value for the first slice in the picture and corresponding slice flags of the remaining slices are set to a second defined value. A...

Image encoder and decoder using undirectional prediction
12/11/14 - 20140362913 - The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical...

Image encoder and decoder using undirectional prediction
12/11/14 - 20140362914 - The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical...

Image encoder and decoder using undirectional prediction
12/11/14 - 20140362915 - The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical...

Image encoder and decoder using undirectional prediction
12/11/14 - 20140362916 - The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical...

Lossy data compression with conditional reconstruction refinement
12/04/14 - 20140355675 - Methods of encoding and decoding media, for example video, using conditional reconstruction refinement are described. The encoding and decoding relies upon predictions that are based on previously encoded and decoded samples. Prediction information identifies the previously reconstructed samples upon which a prediction is to be based and is available to...

Resampling using scaling factor
12/04/14 - 20140355676 - An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a reference layer picture and an enhancement layer picture. The processor is configured to: store video information associated with a reference layer picture...

Image processing apparatus and method thereof
12/04/14 - 20140355677 - A setting unit sets restriction information for restricting a size of a block of an image and a prediction method to be applied to the block having the size. An inter-prediction unit generates a prediction image according to the restriction information. An encoder 1000 encodes the block using the prediction...

Methods, apparatuses, and programs for encoding and decoding picture
12/04/14 - 20140355678 - Compared to conventional intra divided-picture encoding, deterioration in the coding efficiency is suppressed and the encoding computational complexity and the decoding computational complexity are reduced. A divided picture generating unit divides an input encoding target picture into blocks of the same size and generates divided pictures having the same size...

Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding the significance map for residual coefficients of a transform unit
12/04/14 - 20140355679 - Disclosed is a method of decoding a plurality of coding units from a bitstream of video data. The method determines a coding unit structure of the plurality of coding units from a first data block of the bitstream. The coding unit structure describes a division of a coding unit into...

Method for image prediction of multi-view video codec and computer readable recording medium therefor
12/04/14 - 20140355680 - Provided are a method for image prediction of a multi-view video codec capable of improving coding efficiency, and a computer readable recording medium therefor. The method for image prediction of a multi-view video codec includes partitioning an image to a plurality of base blocks, acquiring information of reference images which...

Context reduction for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding
12/04/14 - 20140355681 - A reduction in the number of binarizations and/or contexts used in context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) for video coding is proposed. In particular, this disclosure proposes techniques that may lower the number contexts used in CABAC by up to 56....

Multiview and bitdepth scalable video delivery
11/27/14 - 20140348232 - A video encoding and decoding system for use in a multiview and bitdepth coding system is described. Such system can comprise a plurality of layer groupings, where each group can be adapted to encode and/or decode based on predictions from previous layers and a plurality of data categories from the...

Image processing apparatus and method
11/27/14 - 20140348233 - The present technology relates to an image processing apparatus and method capable of preventing an increase in a cost of the apparatus. A setting unit sets identification information for identifying a correspondence relationship between a size of a block of an image and changing of a prediction method applied to...

Codeword space reduction for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc
11/27/14 - 20140348234 - Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 7 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal directions, and “same as...

Video encoding apparatus and video decoding apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348235 - While maintaining a high degree of freedom in choosing partition sizes and transformation sizes adapted for local characteristics of videos, the amount of metadata is decreased. A video encoding apparatus (10) divides an input video into blocks of a prescribed size and encodes the video block by block. The video...

Image coding method and apparatus using spatial predictive coding of chrominance and image decoding method and apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348236 - A coding method including dividing pixels of a chrominance component of an input image into blocks having a predetermined size; selecting one among a direct current prediction method, a vertical prediction method, a horizontal prediction method, and a hybrid prediction method according to a user's input; generating a prediction value...

Enhanced intra-prediction coding using planar representations
11/20/14 - 20140341281 - The present invention provides low complexity planar mode coding in which a first prediction value is calculated using linear interpolation between a value of respective horizontal boundary pixels and a value of one of vertical boundary pixels, and a second prediction value is calculated using linear interpolation between a value...

Encoding or decoding method and apparatus
11/20/14 - 20140341282 - Embodiments of the present invention provide an encoding or decoding method and apparatus. The method includes: extracting first information in a bitstream; determining a chroma component intra prediction mode according to the first information; when the chroma component intra prediction mode cannot be determined according to the first information, extracting...

Method and apparatus for encoding video and method and apparatus for decoding video changing scanning order depending on hierarchical coding unit
11/20/14 - 20140341283 - A method and apparatus for encoding a video and a method and apparatus for decoding a video which change a scanning order according to hierarchical coding units....

Method and device for sharing a candidate list
11/20/14 - 20140341284 - The present invention relates to a method and device for sharing a candidate list. A method of generating a merging candidate list for a predictive block may include: producing, on the basis of a coding block including a predictive block on which a parallel merging process is performed, at least...

Image processing device and image processing method
11/20/14 - 20140341285 - The present technology relates to an image processing device and an image processing method that are capable of improving the encoding efficiency of a parallax image by using information relating to the parallax image. A correction unit sets a calculation precision of a calculation that is used when performing a...

Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus
11/20/14 - 20140341286 - An image decoding device includes a processor and storage configured to receive a bitstream from a server based on an instruction sent from an apparatus, decode an image on a block-by-block basis, from the bitstream and send the image to a display apparatus. The decoding includes obtaining first, second, third...

Video compression device
11/13/14 - 20140334541 - With a video compression device configured to compress one pixel per cycle, a predictive pixel generation unit generates predictive pixel values of a plurality of predictive modes defined assuming local decode pixels read from predetermined positions of a line memory as upper reference pixels and an input original image pixel...

Method and device for intra prediction video
11/13/14 - 20140334542 - A method and apparatus for intra predicting a video. The method includes: determining availability of a predetermined number of adjacent pixels used for intra prediction of a current block; if a first adjacent pixel is unavailable, searching for a second adjacent pixel that is available by searching the predetermined number...

Intra prediction mode encoding/decoding method and apparatus
11/13/14 - 20140334543 - Disclosed are an intra prediction mode encoding and decoding method, an image decoding device, and an image encoding device. The intra prediction mode decoding method comprises the steps of: deriving most probable modes (MPMs) from surrounding prediction units adjacent to a current prediction unit; and deriving an intra prediction mode...

Spatial prediction method, image decoding method, and image coding method
11/13/14 - 20140334544 - A spatial prediction method capable of reducing the complexity of spatial prediction includes: detecting an edge (E) overlapping the current block by obtaining a horizontal gradient (Gy) and a vertical gradient (Gx) between pixels within a block adjacent to the current block; calculating an integer slope of the edge; determining,...

Intra-prediction method using filtering, and apparatus using the method
11/06/14 - 20140328397 - Disclosed are an intra-prediction method using filtering and an apparatus using the method. An image-decoding method comprises: a step of filtering an n upper reference pixel of a block to be predicted and neighboring pixels of the n upper reference pixel so as to obtain the filtered n upper reference...

Conditionally invoking a resampling process in shvc
11/06/14 - 20140328398 - An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with an interlayer reference picture for a current picture to be coded. The processor is configured to: receive information relating to a plurality of...

Encoding or decoding method and apparatus
11/06/14 - 20140328399 - Embodiments of the present invention provide an encoding or decoding method and apparatus. The method includes: extracting first information in a bitstream; determining a chroma component intra prediction mode according to the first information; when the chroma component intra prediction mode cannot be determined according to the first information, extracting...

New planar prediction mode
10/30/14 - 20140321542 - New intra planar modes are introduced for predicting digital video data. As part of the new intra planar modes, various methods are offered for predicting a first sample within a prediction unit, where the first sample is needed for referencing to when processing the new intra planar modes. And once...

Method and apparatus for image encoding/decoding
10/30/14 - 20140321543 - A method and an apparatus for image encoding/decoding are disclosed. The apparatus includes: a block decomposer for decomposing a current block into a plurality of sub-blocks; and an intra prediction encoder for performing an intra prediction encoding by referring to already encoded and decoded adjacent pixel information of each sub-block,...

Harmonized inter-view and view synthesis prediction for 3d video coding
10/23/14 - 20140314147 - There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. The type of prediction used for a reference picture index may be signaled in the video bit-stream. The omission of motion vectors from the video bit-stream for a certain image element may also be signaled; signaling may...

Apparatus, a method and a computer program for video coding and decoding
10/23/14 - 20140314148 - A method and related apparatus for decoding an image sequence from a bitstream, wherein an identifier indicating if all output pictures are decodable with a predefined set of reference pictures is decoded; an indication of required reference pictures for a given output picture is decoded; the indicated at least one...

Method and apparatus for encoding residual block, and method and apparatus for decoding residual block
10/23/14 - 20140314149 - A decoding apparatus includes a splitter which splits the image into a plurality of maximum coding units, hierarchically splits a maximum coding unit among the plurality of maximum coding units into a plurality of coding units, and determines one or more transformation residual blocks from a coding unit among the...

Codeword assignment for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc
10/23/14 - 20140314150 - Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 5 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal down right, and “same...

Codeword assignment for intra chroma mode signaling for hevc
10/23/14 - 20140314151 - Intra prediction is used in state-of-the-art video coding standards such as AVC. The intra prediction modes are coded into the bitstream. Luma and chroma components could potentially have different prediction modes. For chroma components, there are 5 different modes defined in AVC: vertical, horizontal, DC, diagonal down right, and “same...

Simplified depth coding with modified intra-coding for 3d video coding
10/16/14 - 20140307786 - Systems, mediums, and methods for simplified depth coding with modified intra-coding for 3D video coding....

Method and apparatus of depth prediction mode selection
10/16/14 - 20140307787 - There is disclosed a method, apparatus and computer program product for prediction mode selection for coding a block of a depth map. An ordered list of coding modes is obtained, wherein the ordered list of coding modes comprises a plurality of coding modes. And whether a depth modeling mode and/or...

Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video using skip mode
10/16/14 - 20140307788 - A video encoding apparatus includes: an inter prediction unit to determine a motion parameter of a current block and generate a predicted block of the current block, by performing a motion estimation on the current block; and an optimal mode determining unit to set a prediction mode of the current...

Method and apparatus for setting reference picture index of temporal merging candidate
10/16/14 - 20140307789 - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for setting a reference picture index of a temporal merging candidate. An inter-picture prediction method using a temporal merging candidate can include the steps of: determining a reference picture index for a current block; and inducing a temporal merging candidate block...

Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program
10/16/14 - 20140307790 - A video encoding device includes a down-sampler with sampling position shifter 107 configured to down-sample a luminance signal, and a predictor 101 configured to linearly predict a color difference signal from a down-sampled luminance signal. The down-sampler with sampling position shifter 107 shifts a sampling position of the down-sampled luminance...

Nal unit type restrictions
10/09/14 - 20140301451 - A system for encoding and/or decoding video that include NAL unit types....

Marking pictures for inter-layer prediction
10/09/14 - 20140301452 - A method for video coding is described. Signaling of a maximum number of sub-layers for inter-layer prediction is obtained. A sub-layer non-reference picture is also obtained. It is determined whether a value of a temporal identifier of the sub-layer non-reference picture is greater than the maximum number of sub-layers for...

Decoding of inter-layer reference picture set and reference picture list construction
10/09/14 - 20140301453 - A method for video coding is described. Signaling of a maximum number of sub-layers for inter-layer prediction is obtained. A sub-layer non-reference picture is also obtained. It is determined whether a value of a temporal identifier of the sub-layer non-reference picture is greater than the maximum number of sub-layers for...

Depth coding modes signaling of depth data for 3d-hevc
10/09/14 - 20140301454 - Techniques are described for encoding and decoding depth data for three-dimensional (3D) video data represented in a multiview plus depth format using depth coding modes that are different than high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) coding modes. Examples of additional depth intra coding modes available in a 3D-HEVC process include at least...

Encoding/decoding device and method using virtual view synthesis and prediction
10/09/14 - 20140301455 - The present invention relates to an encoding/decoding device and method using view synthesis and prediction. The encoding device may synthesize images corresponding to the surrounding views of a current view, encode current blocks that are included in the images of the current view, and apply a skip mode and a...

Inter-layer picture signaling and related processes
10/09/14 - 20140301456 - In one implementation, an apparatus is provided for encoding or decoding video information. The apparatus comprises a memory configured to store inter-layer reference pictures associated with a current picture that is being coded. The apparatus further comprises a processor operationally coupled to the memory. In one embodiment, the processor is...

Multiple base layer reference pictures for shvc
10/09/14 - 20140301457 - A method of coding video data can include receiving video information associated with a reference layer, an enhancement layer, or both, and generating a plurality of inter-layer reference pictures using a plurality of inter-layer filters and one or more reference layer pictures. The generated plurality of inter-layer reference pictures may...

Device and method for scalable coding of video information
10/09/14 - 20140301458 - An apparatus configured to code (e.g., encode or decode) video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to store video information associated with a video layer comprising one or more temporal sub-layers. The processor is configured to determine...

Multiple reference layer prediction signaling techniques
10/09/14 - 20140301459 - The disclosed subject matter, in one embodiment, provides techniques to signal inter-layer texture and motion prediction from different direct dependent reference layers. In certain exemplary arrangements, techniques are provided which include one or more syntax elements in a high level syntax structure, e.g., the slice segment header, indicating such different...

Intra rate control for video encoding based on sum of absolute transformed difference
10/09/14 - 20140301460 - This disclosure describes techniques for rate control for intra coded frames. In one example of the disclosure, a rate control parameter may be calculated using a target bit rate and a complexity measure. In one example, the complexity measure is calculated with a sum of absolute transformed differences (SATD) calculation...

Inter prediction method and apparatus therefor
10/09/14 - 20140301461 - According to the present invention, an inter prediction method comprises the steps of: generating a merge candidate list for a block to be predicted, wherein the block is to correspond to a current prediction unit; deriving, on the basis of one of a plurality of merge candidates constituting the merge...

Lossless image and video compression
10/09/14 - 20140301462 - A method is provided for encoding an intra predicted residual block of an image for use in image or video compression. The intra predicted residual block is associated with an intra prediction coding mode. The method includes generating a set of residual error blocks including residual data with different statistical...

Apparatuses and methods for staggered-field intra-refresh
10/02/14 - 20140294072 - Examples of apparatuses and methods for performing staggered-field intra-refresh process are described herein. An example apparatus may include an encoder configured to provide an encoded bitstream based on a video signal. The encoder is configured to perform a staggered-field intra-refresh process over a series of frames of the video signal,...

Apparatus and method of providing recompression of video
10/02/14 - 20140294073 - Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method of providing recompression of a video capable of recompressing and transmitting flags of data having an association with neighboring data in a video block and an original video by a simple logic. To this end, the apparatus of providing recompression of a...

Method and apparatus for encoding video, and method and apparatus for decoding video
10/02/14 - 20140294074 - Disclosed is a method of encoding a video, the method including: splitting a current picture into at least one maximum coding unit; determining a coded depth to output a final encoding result according to at least one split region obtained by splitting a region of the maximum coding unit according...

Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus
10/02/14 - 20140294075 - An image coding method, comprising: subtracting a prediction signal from the input image signal for each coding unit, thereby generating respective prediction error signals; performing orthogonal transform and quantization on a corresponding one of the prediction error signals for each transform unit, eventually generating quantization coefficients; and coding pieces of...

Tracking a reference picture on an electronic device
10/02/14 - 20140294076 - A method for tracking a reference picture on an electronic device is described. The method includes receiving a bitstream. The method also includes decoding a portion of the bitstream to produce a decoded reference picture. The method further includes tracking the decoded reference picture in a decoded picture buffer (DPB)...

Method and apparatus for encoding video by using deblocking filtering, and method and apparatus for decoding video by using deblocking filtering
10/02/14 - 20140294077 - A method and apparatus for encoding video by using deblocking filtering, and a method and apparatus for decoding video by using deblocking filtering are provided. The method of encoding video includes: splitting a picture into a maximum coding unit; determining coding units of coded depths and encoding modes for the...

Inter-layer pixel sample prediction
09/25/14 - 20140286408 - Systems, devices and methods are described including performing scalable video coding using inter-layer pixel sample prediction. Inter-layer pixel sample prediction in an enhancement layer coding unit, prediction unit, or transform unit may use reconstructed pixel samples obtained from a base layer or from a lower enhancement layer. The pixel samples...

Enhanced reference region utilization for scalable video coding
09/25/14 - 20140286409 - Techniques to identify one or more candidate reference blocks used to generate a prediction block to encode a current coding block. The candidate reference blocks can be in the same layer as the current coding block or a different layer. In addition, the candidate reference blocks do not have to...

System and method for non-uniform video coding
09/25/14 - 20140286410 - A method and system for video coding by integrating frame data and time data may be described. The method and system can include a video coding non-transitory storage media that integrates reference data and time data. More specifically, the video coding non-transitory storage media can produce one or more luma...

Method and apparatus for scalable video encoding and method and apparatus for scalable video decoding
09/25/14 - 20140286411 - Provided are scalable video encoding and decoding methods. The scalable video encoding method includes: obtaining a peripheral pixel of an enhancement block based on a peripheral pixel of a base layer block corresponding to the enhancement layer block to be prediction-encoded, and performing intra prediction on the enhancement layer block...

Intra dc prediction for lossless coding in video coding
09/25/14 - 20140286412 - A video coder may generate a predictive block. As part of generating the predictive block, the video coder may use at least one of a losslessly reconstructed sample to left of a current sample in a current row of a predictive block and a losslessly reconstructed sample for a row...

Disabling sign data hiding in video coding
09/25/14 - 20140286413 - A video coder may determine that sign data hiding is disabled for a current block if the current block is generated using lossy coding without application of a transform to residual data and the current block is intra predicted using an intra prediction mode in which a residual differential pulse...

Moving picture encoding device, moving picture encoding method and moving picture encoding program, and moving picture decoding device, moving picture decoding method and moving picture decoding program
09/25/14 - 20140286414 - In inter prediction that is performed by partitioning a first block, which is obtained by partitioning each picture, into one or more second blocks, a spatial merge candidate generating unit derives a spatial merge candidate without referring to a block included in a first block that includes a second block....

Video encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same
09/25/14 - 20140286415 - According to the present invention, a video decoding method comprises: a step of decoding a first bitstream corresponding to a base layer image based on first decoding information corresponding to the image that belongs to the view which is different from the view to which the base layer image belongs;...

Method and device for transmitting image information, and decoding method and device using same
09/25/14 - 20140286416 - An image decoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: acquiring information to form a reference picture set of a current picture by entropy decoding the received bitstream information; and performing prediction on a prediction block inside the current picture by using a reference picture list which...

Data encoding and decoding
09/25/14 - 20140286417 - A data coding apparatus in which a set of ordered data is encoded includes: an entropy encoder encoding the ordered data, wherein each data item is split into respective data subsets that are encoded by first and second encoding systems so that for a predetermined quantity of encoded data generated...