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Robust H.263+ video for real-time Internet applications

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  • JTH Chung How
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages544 - 547
ISBN (Print)0780362977
StatePublished - Sep 2000
EventInternational Conference on Image Processing (2000) - Vancouver, BC, Canada


ConferenceInternational Conference on Image Processing (2000)
CityVancouver, BC
Period1/09/00 → …


Any real-time interactive video coding algorithm used over the Internet needs to be able to cope with packet loss, since the existing error recovery mechanisms are not suitable for real-time data. In this paper, a robust H.263+ video codec suitable for real-time interactive and multicast Internet applications is proposed. Initially, the robustness to packet loss of H.263 video packetised according to the RTP-H.263+ payload format specifications is assessed. Two techniques are proposed to minimise temporal propagation-selective FEC of the motion information and the use of periodic reference frames. It is shown that when these two techniques are combined, the robustness to loss of H.263+ video is greatly improved.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: The authors would like to acknowledge the support of British Telecom under the JAVIC project. Terms of use: Copyright © 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from International Conference on Image Processing, 2000. 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 By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.


International Conference on Image Processing (2000)

Duration1 Sep 2000 → …
CityVancouver, BC

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