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dc.contributor.authorBlasi, Saverio G
dc.identifier.citationBlasi, SG. 2014. High Efficiency Prediction Methods for Current and Next Generation Video Coding. Queen Mary University of Londonen_US
dc.descriptionThe copyright of this thesis rests with the author and no quotation from it or information derived from it may be published without the prior written consent of the authoren_US
dc.description.abstractConsumption and production of video signals drastically changed in recent years. Due to the advances in digital consumer technology and the growing availability of fast and reliable internet connections, an increasing amount of digital video sequences are being produced, stored and shared every day in diff erent parts of the world. Video signals are inherently larger in size than other types of multimedia signals. For this reason in order to allow transmission and storage of such data, more e cient compression technology is needed. In this thesis novel methods for enhancing the e ciency of current and next generation video codecs are investigated. Several aspects of interest to video coding technology are taken into account, from computational complexity and compliance to standardisation e orts, to compression e ciency and quality of the decoded signals. Compression can be achieved exploiting redundancies by computing a prediction of a part of the signal using previously encoded portions of the signal. Novel prediction methods are proposed in this thesis based on analytical or statistical models with the aim of providing a solid theoretical basis to support the algorithmic implementation. It is shown in the thesis that appropriately de ned synthetic content can be introduced in the signal to compensate for the lack of certain characteristics in the original content. Some of the methods proposed in this thesis aim to target a broader set of use cases than those typically addressed by conventional video coding methods, such as ultra high de nition content or coding under high quality conditions.en_US
dc.publisherQueen Mary University of Londonen_US
dc.subjectvideo codingen_US
dc.subjectcompression technologyen_US
dc.subjectadaptive precisionen_US
dc.subjectsignal processingen_US
dc.titleHigh E fficiency Prediction Methods for Current and Next Generation Video Codingen_US

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