Sudden scene change detection in MPEG-2 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 automatic indexing. This paper presents a real time algorithm, which can detect abrupt scene changes in the compressed domain. It is based on the number of interpolated macroblocks (MBs) for a given B-frame as the main feature since it expresses a measure of how strong the previous and future I or P (I/P) frames are correlated. Experimental results show that this algorithm can detect most abrupt scene changes in MPEG-2 compressed video
Translated title of the contributionSudden Scene Change Detection in MPEG-2 Video Sequences
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages259 - 264
ISBN (Print)0780356101
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1999
Event3rd IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 1 Sep 1999 → …


Conference3rd IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing
Period1/09/99 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: WAC Fernando would like to express his gratitude and sincere appreciation to the University of Bristol and CVCP for
providing financial support for this work.

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