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A full reference video quality measure based on motion differences and saliency maps evaluation

Benhur Ortiz Jaramillo (UGent) , Asli Kumcu (UGent) , Ljiljana Platisa (UGent) and Wilfried Philips (UGent)
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iMinds ICON Telesurgery project
Abstract
While subjective assessment is recognized as the most reliable means of quantifying video quality, objective assessment has proven to be a desirable alternative. Existing video quality indices achieve reasonable prediction of human quality scores, and are able to well predict quality degradation due to spatial distortions but not so well those due to temporal distortions. In this paper, we propose a perception-based quality index in which the novelty is the direct use of motion information to extract temporal distortions and to model the human visual attention. Temporal distortions are computed from optical flow and common vector metrics. Results of psychovisual experiments are used for modeling the human visual attention. Results show that the proposed index is competitive with current quality indices presented in the state of art. Additionally, the proposed index is much faster than other indices also including a temporal distortion measure.
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saliency maps, temporal distortions, video quality assessment., Dense optical flow, psychophysics

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MLA
Ortiz Jaramillo, Benhur et al. “A Full Reference Video Quality Measure Based on Motion Differences and Saliency Maps Evaluation.” PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 . Ed. Sebastiano Battiato & José Braz. Vol. 2. SCITEPRESS Digital Library, 2014. 714–722. Print.
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Ortiz Jaramillo, B., Kumcu, A., Platisa, L., & Philips, W. (2014). A full reference video quality measure based on motion differences and saliency maps evaluation. In S. Battiato & J. Braz (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 (Vol. 2, pp. 714–722). Presented at the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP) , SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
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Ortiz Jaramillo, Benhur, Asli Kumcu, Ljiljana Platisa, and Wilfried Philips. 2014. “A Full Reference Video Quality Measure Based on Motion Differences and Saliency Maps Evaluation.” In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 , ed. Sebastiano Battiato and José Braz, 2:714–722. SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
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Ortiz Jaramillo, Benhur, Asli Kumcu, Ljiljana Platisa, and Wilfried Philips. 2014. “A Full Reference Video Quality Measure Based on Motion Differences and Saliency Maps Evaluation.” In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 , ed. Sebastiano Battiato and José Braz, 2:714–722. SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
Vancouver
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Ortiz Jaramillo B, Kumcu A, Platisa L, Philips W. A full reference video quality measure based on motion differences and saliency maps evaluation. In: Battiato S, Braz J, editors. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 . SCITEPRESS Digital Library; 2014. p. 714–22.
IEEE
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B. Ortiz Jaramillo, A. Kumcu, L. Platisa, and W. Philips, “A full reference video quality measure based on motion differences and saliency maps evaluation,” in PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 , Lisbon, Portugal, 2014, vol. 2, pp. 714–722.
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  abstract     = {While subjective assessment is recognized as the most reliable means of quantifying video quality, objective assessment has proven to be a desirable alternative. Existing video quality indices achieve reasonable prediction of human quality scores, and are able to well predict quality degradation due to spatial distortions but not so well those due to temporal distortions. In this paper, we propose a perception-based quality index in which the novelty is the direct use of motion information to extract temporal distortions and to model the human visual attention. Temporal distortions are computed from optical flow and common vector metrics. Results of psychovisual experiments are used for modeling the human visual attention. Results show that the proposed index is competitive with current quality indices presented in the state of art. Additionally, the proposed index is much faster than other indices also
including a temporal distortion measure.},
  author       = {Ortiz Jaramillo, Benhur and Kumcu, Asli and Platisa, Ljiljana and Philips, Wilfried},
  booktitle    = {PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER VISION, THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (VISAPP 2014), VOL 2 },
  editor       = {Battiato, Sebastiano and Braz, José},
  isbn         = {9789897581335},
  keywords     = {saliency maps,temporal distortions,video quality assessment.,Dense optical flow,psychophysics},
  language     = {eng},
  location     = {Lisbon, Portugal},
  pages        = {714--722},
  publisher    = {SCITEPRESS Digital Library},
  title        = {A full reference video quality measure based on motion differences and saliency maps evaluation},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0004870607140722},
  volume       = {2},
  year         = {2014},
}

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