A Scene Change Detection in H.264/AVC Compression Domain

  • Sung Min Kim
  • Ju Wan Byun
  • Chee Sun Won
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3768)


This paper presents a novel scene change detection method in H.264/AVC compression domain. We note that, comparing to previous MPEG compression methods, some unique compression schemes such as intra prediction, CAVLC etc. are adopted for H.264/AVC. Therefore, previous scene change detection methods for MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 are not directly applicable to the compressed bit stream of H.264/AVC. To solve this problem, we propose a novel scene change detection algorithm for H.264/AVC, which exploits intra prediction modes of macro block. Since our method requires a simple decoding of the prediction mode, it is quite fast. Also, the precision and recall for various video sequences and bit-rates turn out to be promising.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung Min Kim
    • 1
  • Ju Wan Byun
    • 1
  • Chee Sun Won
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electronics Eng.Dongguk UniversitySeoulKorea

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