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Title: An efficient error resilience scheme based on wyner-ziv coding for region-of-Interest protection of wavelet based video transmission
Authors: Zhuo, X
Loo, K K
Cosmas, J
Yip, P Y
Keywords: Distributed video coding
Integer wavelet transform
Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society
Citation: WSEAS Transaction on Circuits and Systems 7(4): 277-286, Apr 2008
Abstract: In this paper, we propose a bandwidth efficient error resilience scheme for wavelet based video transmission over wireless channel by introducing an additional Wyner-Ziv (WZ) stream to protect region of interest (ROI) in a frame. In the proposed architecture, the main video stream is compressed by a generic wavelet domain coding structure and passed through the error prone channel without any protection. Meanwhile, the predefined ROI area related wavelet coefficients obtained after an integer wavelet transform will be specially protected by WZ codec in an additional channel during transmission. At the decoder side, the error-prone ROI related wavelet coefficients will be used as side information to help decoding the WZ stream. Different size of WZ bit streams can be applied in order to meet different bandwidth condition and different requirement of end users. The simulation results clearly revealed that the proposed scheme has distinct advantages in saving bandwidth comparing with fully applied FEC algorithm to whole video stream and in the meantime offer the robust transmission over error prone channel for certain video applications.
ISSN: 1109-2734
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Electronic and Computer Engineering

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