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A unified approach to scene change detection in uncompressed and compressed video

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Original languageEnglish
Article number3
Pages769 - 779
JournalIEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
Journal publication dateAug 2000
Volume46
Journal issue3
DOIs
StatePublished

Abstract

There is an increasing need to extract key information automatically from video for the purposes of indexing, fast retrieval and scene analysis. To support this vision, reliable scene change detection algorithms must be developed. This paper describes a unified approach for scene change detection in uncompressed and MPEG-2 compressed video statistical properties of each image. An efficient algorithm is proposed to estimate the statistical features in compressed video without full frame decompression and used these features with the uncompressed domain algorithms to identify scene changes in compressed video. Proposed scheme aims at detecting abrupt transitions and gradual transitions in both uncompressed and MPEG-2 compressed video using a single framework. Results on video of various content types are reported and validated. Furthermore, results show that for uncompressed video the accuracy of the detected transition region is above 98% and above 95% for MPEG-2 compressed video.

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Sponsorship: W Fernando would like to express his gratitude and sincere appreciation to the University of Bristol and CVCP for providing financial support for this work. Terms of use: Copyright © 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it. Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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