3D Video Compression Using Depth Map Propagation

  • Sergey Matyunin
  • Dmitriy Vatolin
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 368)


We propose a method of 3D video compression based on 2D+depth representation. We use correlation between 2D video and depth map to reconstruct highly compressed depth map while decoding. Depth map is compressed with reduced spatial and temporal resolution. On decoding stage the algorithm restore original resolution using information from 2D video. We evaluated the influence of key frames’ resolution, compression ratio and density on the performance of the algorithm. The proposed technique was compared to depth map compression using H.264 in compression pipeline for stereo video.


Stereo image processing video compression three dimensional TV 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey Matyunin
    • 1
  • Dmitriy Vatolin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computational Mathematics and CyberneticsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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