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Fast Intra Mode Decision for H.264/AVC based on Directional Information (방향 정보를 이용한 H.264/AVC의 고속 인트라 모드 결정)

  • Lee, Kyung-Hee;Kim, Jong-Gu;Suh, Jae-Won
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.9 no.3
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    • pp.20-27
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    • 2009
  • H.264/AVC video coding standard adapting a rate-distortion optimization technique to select the best coding mode with multi reference frames for each macroblock gets a higher coding efficiency than those of previous video coding standards but the computational complexity increases drastically. Therefore, many fast mode decision algorithms are proposed to reduce the computational complexity. Among them, we propose a fast intra mode decision algorithm based on directional information of I4MB. The proposed algorithm achieves consistent time saving about 15% in IPPP sequences and 44% in all I frame sequences with negligible loss in PSNR and small increment of bit rate compared with that of JM11.0.