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Inter-layer FEC decoded multi-layer video streaming

Huo, Yongkai, Zuo, Xin, Maunder, Robert G. and Hanzo, L. (2012) Inter-layer FEC decoded multi-layer video streaming At Globecom 2012: Global Communications Conference, United States. 03 - 07 Dec 2012. (doi:10.1109/GLOCOM.2012.6503428).

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Layered video coding creates multiple layers of unequal importance, where the enhancement layers will be affected when the base layer is corrupted. In this treatise, a novel inter-layer FEC scheme is investigated, where the information of the base layer1 is incorporated into the systematic bits of the enhancement layers with the aid of an exclusive-OR operation. When the base layer can be recovered independently, the soft information of the enhancement layers can be deduced by flipping the sign of the check information received. In this case, the protection strength of the enhancement layer is unaffected and no extra protection bits are required. Otherwise, the inter-layer FEC decoding philosophy related to the base layer and the enhancement layer will be activated to assist in decoding the base layer, where the protection of the enhancement layer is additionally exploited to protect the base layer. Data partitioning based experiments show that our proposed scheme outperforms the traditional unequal error protection FEC aided transmission system by about 1.8 dB of channel SNR or 7.7 dB of PSNR at an acceptable complexity.

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Published date: December 2012
Venue - Dates: Globecom 2012: Global Communications Conference, United States, 2012-12-03 - 2012-12-07
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 09 Oct 2012 16:24
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:20

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Author: Yongkai Huo
Author: Xin Zuo
Author: Robert G. Maunder ORCID iD
Author: L. Hanzo

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