GPGPU Based Estimation of the Combined Video Quality Metric

  • Krzysztof Okarma
  • Przemysław Mazurek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 102)


In this paper some possibilities of using the GPGPU programming techniques for a fast estimation of the recently proposed combined video quality metric are discussed. Such metric consists of three state-of-the-art image quality assessment metrics applied using frame-by-frame analysis with appropriate weighting coefficients. Since this combined metric is better correlated with subjective quality scores than each of its components, especially for the contaminations typical for the wireless transmission of compressed video data, the next step is related to its efficient implementation useful for real-time applications. In the paper an efficient implementation of the estimated combined metric is presented together with the verification of its linear correlation with subjective video quality evaluations performed using the LIVE Wireless Video Quality Assessment Database containing 160 video files with four types of distortions and their Differential Mean Opinion Score (DMOS) values.


Video Quality Image Quality Assessment Structural Similarity Index SSIM Index Video Quality Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Okarma
    • 1
  • Przemysław Mazurek
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Signal Processing and Multimedia EngineeringWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland

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