MACROBLOCK SKIPPING ALGORITHMS FOR HIGH DEFINITION H.264/AVC VIDEO CODING IN THE BASELINE PROFILE

Susanna Spinsante, Ennio Gambi, Damiano Falcone

Abstract

This paper discusses different macroblock skipping algorithms to be applied in the H.264/AVC Baseline profile, in order to facilitate the adoption of High Definition video coding in real time applications. Moving from Standard to High Definition video coding, there is six times as much data to process: this motivates the search for suited Mode Decision strategies, to reduce complexity while preserving an acceptable video quality for the final user. The proposed schemes permit to speed up significantly the Mode Decision procedure, by forcing the selection of the SKIP mode over each frame, without affecting significantly the final quality.

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Spinsante S., Gambi E. and Falcone D. (2007). MACROBLOCK SKIPPING ALGORITHMS FOR HIGH DEFINITION H.264/AVC VIDEO CODING IN THE BASELINE PROFILE . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2007) ISBN 978-989-8111-13-5, pages 59-66. DOI: 10.5220/0002135600590066


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sigmap07,
author={Susanna Spinsante and Ennio Gambi and Damiano Falcone},
title={MACROBLOCK SKIPPING ALGORITHMS FOR HIGH DEFINITION H.264/AVC VIDEO CODING IN THE BASELINE PROFILE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={59-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002135600590066},
isbn={978-989-8111-13-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2007)
TI - MACROBLOCK SKIPPING ALGORITHMS FOR HIGH DEFINITION H.264/AVC VIDEO CODING IN THE BASELINE PROFILE
SN - 978-989-8111-13-5
AU - Spinsante S.
AU - Gambi E.
AU - Falcone D.
PY - 2007
SP - 59
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0002135600590066