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

10/16/14 - 20140307787 - Method and apparatus of depth prediction mode selection
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...

10/16/14 - 20140307788 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video using skip mode
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...

10/16/14 - 20140307789 - Method and apparatus for setting reference picture index of temporal merging candidate
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...

10/16/14 - 20140307790 - Video encoding device, video decoding device, video encoding method, video decoding method, and program
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...

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

10/09/14 - 20140301452 - Marking pictures for inter-layer prediction
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301453 - Decoding of inter-layer reference picture set and reference picture list construction
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301454 - Depth coding modes signaling of depth data for 3d-hevc
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301455 - Encoding/decoding device and method using virtual view synthesis and prediction
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301456 - Inter-layer picture signaling and related processes
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301457 - Multiple base layer reference pictures for shvc
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301458 - Device and method for scalable coding of video information
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301459 - Multiple reference layer prediction signaling techniques
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301460 - Intra rate control for video encoding based on sum of absolute transformed difference
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301461 - Inter prediction method and apparatus therefor
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...

10/09/14 - 20140301462 - Lossless image and video compression
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...

10/02/14 - 20140294072 - Apparatuses and methods for staggered-field intra-refresh
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,...

10/02/14 - 20140294073 - Apparatus and method of providing recompression of video
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...

10/02/14 - 20140294074 - Method and apparatus for encoding video, and method and apparatus for decoding video
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...

10/02/14 - 20140294075 - Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus
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...

10/02/14 - 20140294076 - Tracking a reference picture on an electronic device
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)...

10/02/14 - 20140294077 - Method and apparatus for encoding video by using deblocking filtering, and method and apparatus for decoding video by using deblocking filtering
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286408 - Inter-layer pixel sample prediction
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286409 - Enhanced reference region utilization for scalable video coding
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286410 - System and method for non-uniform video coding
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286411 - Method and apparatus for scalable video encoding and method and apparatus for scalable video decoding
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286412 - Intra dc prediction for lossless coding in video coding
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286413 - Disabling sign data hiding in video coding
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286414 - 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
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....

09/25/14 - 20140286415 - Video encoding/decoding method and apparatus for same
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;...

09/25/14 - 20140286416 - Method and device for transmitting image information, and decoding method and device using same
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...

09/25/14 - 20140286417 - Data encoding and decoding
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...

09/18/14 - 20140269911 - Batch compression of photos
Embodiments are provided for batch compression of photos. In some embodiments, first and second images are selected, each image comprising a plurality of individual blocks and each individual block is defined by at least one matrix whose values are indicative of pixel data within the individual block. For each individual...

09/18/14 - 20140269912 - Resampling and picture resizing operations for multi-resolution video coding and decoding
Techniques and tools for high accuracy position calculation for picture resizing in applications such as spatially-scalable video coding and decoding are described. In one aspect, resampling of a video picture is performed according to a resampling scale factor. The resampling comprises computation of a sample value at a position i,j...

09/18/14 - 20140269913 - Method and apparatus for loop filtering
A method and apparatus for loop processing of reconstructed video in an encoder system are disclosed. The loop processing comprises an in-loop filter and one or more adaptive filters. The filter parameters for the adaptive filter are derived from the pre-in-loop video data so that the adaptive filter processing can...

09/18/14 - 20140269914 - Method and apparatus of deriving intra predicion mode
Provided is a method that constructs an MPM group including three intra prediction modes, determines the intra prediction mode of the MPM group specified by the prediction mode index as the intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit if the mode group indicator indicates the MPM group, and derives...

09/18/14 - 20140269915 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image
A method for decoding an image, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving image information that corresponds to a block to be decoded; performing entropy-decoding with respect to the image information that is received; deciding a transform skip mode of the block to be decoded from a...

09/11/14 - 20140254664 - Methods to perform intra prediction for compression of cfa data
Methods to perform intra prediction for compression of color filter array data utilize one or more prediction patterns and two lines of memory to support more than one color filter array and to improve performance....

09/11/14 - 20140254665 - Method for encoding and decoding images, encoding and decoding device, and corresponding computer programs
A method for coding includes; segmenting an image into blocks; grouping blocks into a number of subsets; coding, using an entropy coding module, each subset, by associating digital information with symbols of each block of a subset, including, for the first block of the image, initializing state variables of the...

09/11/14 - 20140254666 - Parallel processing for video coding
In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to code data representative of whether a tile of an enhancement layer picture can be predicted using inter-layer prediction, and predict data of the tile using inter-layer prediction only when the data indicates that the tile...

09/11/14 - 20140254667 - Parallel processing for video coding
In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to code data indicating whether tile boundaries of different layers of video data are aligned and whether inter-layer prediction is allowed along or across tile boundaries of enhancement layer blocks, code an enhancement layer block in...

09/11/14 - 20140254668 - Parallel processing for video coding
In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to code a value for a syntax element representative of whether any two reference layer samples, collocated with two respective enhancement layer picture samples within a common enhancement layer tile, must be within a common reference...

09/11/14 - 20140254669 - Parallel processing for video coding
In one example, a device for coding video data includes a video coder configured to code, for a tile of an enhancement layer picture, data indicating a number of tiles in a base layer picture that need to be coded before the tile of the enhancement layer picture can be...

09/11/14 - 20140254670 - Method and apparatus for roi coding using variable block size coding information
A video/image compression method based on an region of interest (ROI) can be performed in a variable block video encoder such as a HEW. A ROI coding method using variable block size coding information partitions a maximum coding unit (LCU) block obtained from an image into coding unit (CU) blocks....

09/11/14 - 20140254671 - Video decoder parallelization for tiles
A method for decoding video includes receiving a frame of the video that includes at least one slice and at least one tile. Each of the at least one slice and the at least one tile are not all aligned with one another. Each of the at least one slice...

09/11/14 - 20140254672 - Tracking a reference picture on an electronic device
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)...

09/11/14 - 20140254673 - Method and apparatus for encoding video, and method and apparatus for decoding video
An apparatus of decoding image includes an entropy decoder which extracts information that indicates an intra prediction mode applied to a current block to be decoded, from a bitstream, a reference pixel determining unit which determines one of neighboring pixels adjacent to the current block and filtered neighboring pixels filtered...

09/11/14 - 20140254674 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image
A method for decoding an image, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: deciding a prediction mode that corresponds to a chroma component block; deciding a transform skip mode of the chroma component block from a plurality of transform skip mode candidates, according to the prediction mode that...

09/11/14 - 20140254675 - Adaptive transform method based on in-screen prediction and apparatus using the method
Disclosed is an adaptive transform method based on an in-screen prediction, and an apparatus using the method. A method for encoding an image can comprise a step of determining in-screen prediction mode groups, and a step of transforming by using a different transform method according to the in-screen prediction mode...

09/11/14 - 20140254676 - Video encoding and decoding based on image refinement
A particular implementation forms an initial reconstructed image block from inverse quantization and inverse transform, and further refines the reconstructed image block using pixels from neighboring reconstructed blocks. The image block may be refined using a bilateral filter, whose space parameter and range parameter are adaptive to the quantization parameter....

09/11/14 - 20140254677 - Method for decoding chroma image
Provided is a method that derives a chroma intra prediction mode of a prediction unit, determines a size of a current chroma block using luma transform size information, generates a chroma prediction block of the current chroma block using the chroma intra prediction mode, generates a chroma residual block of...