A Model of Video Coding Based on Multi-agent

  • Yang Tao
  • Zhiming Liu
  • Yuxing Peng
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4088)


In this paper we first propose a model of video coding based on multi-agent systems to improve the coding efficiency for H.264. We adopt the scheme of MAS in which the frame agent is designed to get information from the encoded frames regarding which reference macroblocks to select and to find the best motion vector by intercommunicating to each other and the whole coding process can be executed in a parallel way. Each frame agent can do himself coding work, and Motion Estimation can be used through the intercommunion between all the limited frame agents. In addition, a variety of Agents constructions and the ways to implementation are also discussed. The analysis study show that our design model is a valid and the proposed model presents us a novel video coding technology compared to other classical methods, which is a kind of technology fusion of signal processing and AI.


Motion Estimation MultiAgent System Video Code Intra Prediction Output Agent 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Tao
    • 1
  • Zhiming Liu
    • 2
  • Yuxing Peng
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaChina
  2. 2.Department of ComputerNanhua UniversityHengyangChina

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