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Foveated High Efficiency Video Coding for Low Bit Rate Transmission

Irene Cheng Masha Mohammadkhani Anup Basu 1, 2 Frederic Dufaux 1, 2 
1 MM - Multimédia
LTCI - Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information
Abstract : This work describes the design and subjective performance of Foveated High Efficiency Video Coding (FHEVC). Even though foveation has been widely used for various forms of compression since the early 1990s, we believe its use to improve HEVC is new. We consider the application of, possibly moving, foveated compression in this work and evaluate scenarios where it can be used to improve perceptual quality of videos under constrained transmission resources, e.g., bandwidth. A new method to reduce artifacts during remapping is also proposed. The preliminary implementation considers a single fovea only. Experiments summarizing user evaluations are presented to validate our implementation.
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Irene Cheng, Masha Mohammadkhani, Anup Basu, Frederic Dufaux. Foveated High Efficiency Video Coding for Low Bit Rate Transmission. IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2015), Dec 2015, Miami, United States. ⟨hal-01433760⟩



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