Compression Performance Analysis in HEVC

  • Ali Tabatabai
  • Teruhiko Suzuki
  • Philippe Hanhart
  • Pavel Korshunov
  • Touradj Ebrahimi
  • Michael Horowitz
  • Faouzi Kossentini
  • Hassene Tmar
Chapter
Part of the Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)

Abstract

In this chapter, performance analysis of HEVC (Recommendation ITU-T H.265 | ISO/IEC 23008-2) in comparison with AVC (Recommendation ITU-T H.264 | ISO/IEC 14996-10) in terms of both objective as well as subjective quality assessments are given. Because of the increased flexibility offered by HEVC, methods to select the best coding parameters, in a rate-distortion sense, are also described. Special care has been taken to apply a unified approach when conducting subjective and objective quality evaluation between HEVC and AVC. Our overall evaluation study results show the coding efficiency of HEVC to be about twice higher than that of AVC.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Tabatabai
    • 1
  • Teruhiko Suzuki
    • 1
  • Philippe Hanhart
    • 2
  • Pavel Korshunov
    • 2
  • Touradj Ebrahimi
    • 2
  • Michael Horowitz
    • 3
  • Faouzi Kossentini
    • 3
  • Hassene Tmar
    • 3
  1. 1.Sony CorporationTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.eBrisk Video, Inc.VancouverCanada

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