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S frame design for multiple description video coding

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) Kobe, Japan
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages2719 - 2722
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780388348
StatePublished - May 2005
EventIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2005 - Kobe, Japan


ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2005
Abbreviated titleISCAS 2005


Multiple description (MD) video coding generates several descriptions so that any subset of descriptions can reconstruct video, which provides much error resilience. But most of the current MD video coding schemes are for two descriptions and for "on-off" channels, which is not suitable for packet-loss networks. This paper proposes a scheme to enhance the error resilience of traditional MD video coding in such environments, by periodically inserting S frames, a kind of switching frame, in the video stream to make the good description recover the 'bad' description, with very small redundancy. This proves to perform well in packet lossy networks especially at lower packet loss rate.

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IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2005

Abbreviated titleISCAS 2005
Duration23 May 200526 May 2005

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