DFD based scene segmentation for H.263 video sequences

WAC Fernando, CN Canagarajah, DR Bull

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Content based indexing and retrieval of video is becoming increasingly important in many applications. Identifying scene changes and special effects in a video scene is an essential pre-requisite for indexing. In this paper, a sudden scene change detection algorithm for H.263 video sequences is proposed. This method uses the number of intra-coded macroblocks and displaced frame difference (DFD) signal of the video signal. Experimental results show that the performance of this algorithm is independent of the encoder threshold. Furthermore, this algorithm is capable of detecting abrupt scene changes accurately even if the video sequence contains special effects
Translated title of the contributionDFD Based Scene Segmentation FOr H.263 Video Sequences
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of ISCAS, Image and Video Processing, Multimedia and Communications
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages520 - 523
ISBN (Print)0780354710
Publication statusPublished - May 1999
EventIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1999 - Orlando, Florida, United States
Duration: 1 May 1999 → …


ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1999
Abbreviated titleISCAS '99
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando, Florida
Period1/05/99 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: Authors would like to express their gratitude and sincere appreciation to the University of Bristol and CVCP for providing financial support for this work

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