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Algorithms for processing video signals i.e. sequence of images either for enhancements, conversions or analysis of objects within it.

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How do the motion vectors work in predictive coding for MPEG?

In MPEG, there is a process where an image is broken up into macroblocks and a motion vector is computed for each of those macro blocks. You then transmit these vectors, along with the prediction ...
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Extremely computationally intensive image/video compression schemes which offer better compression than industry standard JPEG/H.264

I am trying to search for image/video compression schemes which offer superior compression performance (holding image quality as constant) when compared to widely adopted industry standards (i.e. JPEG/...
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Identifying license plate number of a thief's car from a video

Motivation: I recently had my laptop stolen, with lots of pictures of my family, research work and other very important stuff. Of course the theft has been reported, but I think people here are more ...
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Non-orthogonal basis which offers better energy compaction in image compression

I am aware of image-independent basis, i.e. DCT, and image-dependent basis, i.e. Karhunen–Loève, which are used in compacting energies for image compression. These bases are orthorgonal. Are there ...
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Converting very short “motionless” video frames to single, better-resolved, images

I made a mistake with my newly bought compact camera, before a trip to Japan. Instead of taking single pictures, I ended up with a few short "MP4" video files (1 second, 2-3 frames). I could "easily ...
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What happens when we Fast Forward the Video

I've been involved in Image Processing kind of project for the last couple of month, before which i had no experience in Image processing. While filtering the image today i had a thought what exactly ...
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Can deep learning be applied to video compression?

H.265 is based on incremental gains over time. The paradigms have largely remained the same. What are the odds of deep learning providing huge performance gains? Here is the main metric: Perceptual ...
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How can I perform object tracking using noisy images?

The problem Take 50+ of Lena images, add gaussian noise to them to the point that you couldn't say it is Lena. I insist, gaussian noise, not gaussian blurring. Now imagine a cropping window randomly ...
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Representation of frame image pixels

In paper Human identification using gaits Section 3.2, the authors explain how to represent a 3D image (x,y,t) into 2D image with (x,t) ; (y,t) denoted 1D signals. I have a conceptual doubt which is ...
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differences in fundamental frequency/pitch between music and speech

I am developping a program, that extracts very expressive frames from a video (meaning: frames, which could summarize a video) for a university seminar. One of my ideas was, to analyze the audio data (...
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Lip sync over IP

What are the most used techniques for lip sync (audio/video sync) for conferencing over IP (and related issues with playout buffering)? I could find a lot of paper about audio intrastream ...
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Difference Between monocular video and stereo video?

What is the difference between monocular video and stereo video ,as i am studying about motion tracking i need to know the meaning of these two things.
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Map time difference between two similar videos

Question: Is there any software, source-code, or well documented and easily implementable research (I am not afraid for a little bit of Python) to do the following: Take two similar videos from ...
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Video stabilization using Lucas-Kanade method

I got an assignment in a video processing course - to stabilize a video using the Lucas-Kanade method. Assuming the matlab code I wrote for performing LK on 2 images works (i.e, I can get the optical ...
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Video: Who crossed the finishline first?

Okey, so there was a boat race during the weekend. It was a very tight race, but a few minutes after the race, the green boat was declared winner. Given only this video images, how can they ...
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Matlab video processing of Contracting tissues. how to analyze movement?

I'm trying to write a code The helps me in my biology work. Concept of code is to analyze a video file of contracting cells in a tissue Example 1 Example 2: youtube.com/watch?v=uG_WOdGw6Rk And ...
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What is difference between the terms bit rate,baud rate and data rate?

Let us consider any video signal. Bit rate of a video signal is the no of bits per frame per second. Also, data rate is the no of bits per second. Baud rate is the number of signal changes per second....
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Real Time Depth Estimation in MATLAB

I want to estimate depth from live video stream with two calibrated webcams in MATLAB but has no results. I have Webcam Support Package and Image Acquisition Toolbox but I don't know how to use live ...
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Is there a way to evaluate block size when doing image processing or video processing

I am currently doing foreground segmentation in image sequences. A DCT 8 by 8 feature is extracted for each pixel. Now i want to explore dynamic block size for different scenes. Is there any rules ...
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Can anyone suggests some basic readings for video processing?

Actually, I am new to this field and would like to work on a project in Video processing. I have a little background in Image processing but would like to study further in video processing. So, If ...
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Projection of 2D signal

Paper describes that a 2D signal(say video) can be projected to 1D for time series analysis by using a transformation function fx=Ax+constant and ...
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Is it possible to have negative PSNR?

I have been working on image processing. I have an image and then add it a Gaussian noise with standard deviation=0.005. then using averaging filter to denoise it (I know it is not a good idea). then ...
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Remove background from image

I want to remove the background from image. Let's say I have this background: . Then I put pen drive and tippex on it. . Is it possible to remove the background image from second image? If so, ...
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How can I remove flickering background in a video?

I have a black and white video taken with a high speed camera and I notice a background flickering coming from my LED light. The images alternate from dim to bright and it makes the videos quite ...
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How to Count the number of People in a room using CCTV Camera feed?

I am trying to find out how can I count the number of people in a room using the feed coming in from a CCTV camera fixed in one of the top corners of the room. The number of cameras can be 2 at max ...
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Detect ending of frame in H.264 video stream

I am using JM reference software for encoding and decoding of video. What I want to do is to add Redundant bits using RS codes to the encoded video so that if some bits get lost during transmission we ...
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How to increase the resolution of a video from a sequence of photos?

I have a video filmed in a relatively low quality and resolution and a sequence of photos of higher quality taken of the same scene at the rate of about one image every two seconds or so. Could those ...
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How are video thumbnails chosen?

Of the thousands to millions of frames that a video might have, how is a particular representative frame chosen to be the thumbnail?
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.ptw Video conversion

On Video recording with IR camera, a file in .ptw is obtained. I want to analyze the file using standard software, like MATLAB. However, video processing in MATLAB requires the file to be converted to ...
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RF demodulation for dummies

Given a signal that's been FM encoded on a carrier wave, what are the individual steps I need to take to demodulate it, and recover the original signal? I don't have a background in signal processing,...
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temporal high-pass filtering to approximate phase derivative

I am currently following the algorithm as based on a previously published research article "A Motion Detection Algorithm Using Local Phase Information" by Lazar et al. The basic overview of the ...
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Video processing to detect a logo in frames

I am trying to detect a TV channel logo inside a video file, so simply given an input .mp4 video, detect if it has that logo present in all (or most) of frames or not (or maybe what percentage of ...
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Video stitching for static scene (infinite loop video)

I have a video that is a panoramic video of a static scene. Just to be clear, I am not talking about a spherical 360° degree video but a video that starts in some direction and then does a full 360 ...
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Extract the count of particular macro block types(I, P and S) from the frames in the video

How can I extract the count of particular macro block types(I, P and S) from the frames in the video (H.264 and MP4)? Also, I would like to extract the prediction residual of each of the P and B ...
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Calculate sum of absolute difference per pixel

I am trying to implement a research paper just to verify my results. I have shared the code (written by me) and the description of the process given in the research paper. Unfortunately my results are ...
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Depth estimation from live video stream in matlab

I want to estimate depth from live video stream with two calibrated webcams in matlab but has no results. In this post depth is estimated with two recorded video files. how can I estimate depth in ...
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HEVC Deblocking filter algorithm

I'm doing research on block noise caused by video compression (especially in newer codecs) and I've read the IEEE article about the HEVC deblocking filter (here). However, when reading the algorithm ...
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Noise modeling and reduction in Video when we have just noisy video

We would like to send a video (sequence of images), we have limit bandwidth. If there is a lot of noise, the required bandwidth (bitrate) is needed to send the video+noise becomes high that is not ...
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Find large distinctions in Video

Assume you have 77777 pictures that are mostly noise. They are about magnetic anisotropy. There is one picture among these pictures which has high contrast difference between two large areas (some ...
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Counting human movement of exercise using ROI or pre-set passing line with OpenCV

I'm currently doing my final year Degree in computing studies. The project I'm working on is a video of a webcam or computer webcam to have 2 pre-defined ROI (Region of Interest) on top and bottom ...
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Why do we observe band when recording CRT monitors or Flouroscent lamp via video recorder?

I understand that this has something to do with difference between refresh rate of monitor (or line frequency used by the ballast in case of Fluoroscent lamp) and frame capture rate of video recorder. ...
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Algorithm for smoothing the output of an object detector operating on a video?

Please could you point me towards an algorithm that takes a series of object detections performed on a frame by frame basis as input and outputs a filtered series of object detections in which the ...
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How to calculate bitrate of PAL?

I have to calculate the bitrate of PAL format $\ (576*720) $. I have the following data: $\ 25 $ frames per second Interlaced Interior representation is: $\ 4:2:0 $ $\ 8 $ bpp I have tried the ...
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Fast and Slow motion video detection using Optical Flow

I'm trying to calculate a "video motion" value in a given video sequence, meaning how fast or slow motion the video is. For instance, if a video is about a car racing, the value is high. Whereas if ...
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FFmpeg Block Motion Compensation Only

is there a way to just perform block motion compensation using ffmpeg command line (i.e. no addition of residual encodings). I want to compare the quality of the video frames produced using various ...
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Is signal processing used in block matching algorithms

I'm working on a custom video codec which uses the standard mean squared error to find blocks. As explained by this youtube video you choose a search area size to find a block in. Each pixel of the ...
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How to recognize for small video sequence with a large sequence?

I'm working on the idea of recognizing a small video sequence (a sequence of 18 seconds) within a long one (a sequence of 15 minutes), the first idea that come to mind stats that I have to ...
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Identifying license plate number of a thief's car from a Picture [closed]

I recently had the mail in my mailbox stolen from my home. I caught the whole thing on video and was able to identify the woman. Just a few days after the mail theft incident I went into a local post ...
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Shot boundary detection using SVM's

I'm trying to do shot boundary detection using SVM's. I'm differentiating between 3 shots, cut, fade and dissolve + (normal frames). I had used two features, shannon's entropy and variance, it gave ...
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How to specify 2-D coordinates of an object in matlab?

This is the scenario: I marked two axes (figure below) on a board and a camera(global vision system) sees the board. I want to make the vision system to recognize $X$ and $Y$ axes and specify ...