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Mosquito Noise in MPEG-compressed Video: Test Patterns and Metrics

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Author(s)

Charles D. Fenimore, John M. Libert, Peter Roitman

Abstract

Mosquito noise is a time dependent video compression impairment in which the high frequency spatial detail in video images having crisp edges is aliased intermittently. A new synthetic test pattern of moving spirals or circles is described which generates mosquito noise (MN) under Motion Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) compression. The spiral pattern is one of several NIST-developed patterns designed to stress specific features of compression based on motion estimation and quantization. The
Proceedings Title
Proc. Intl. Soc. for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Conf. on Human Vision and Electronic Imaging
Conference Dates
January 24-27, 2000
Conference Location
San Jose, CA, USA
Conference Title
SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Keywords

digital video compression, flats, mosquito noise, quality metrics, stochastic process, test patterns, time dependent

Citation

Fenimore, C. , Libert, J. and Roitman, P. (2000), Mosquito Noise in MPEG-compressed Video: Test Patterns and Metrics, Proc. Intl. Soc. for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Conf. on Human Vision and Electronic Imaging , San Jose, CA, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=28452 (Accessed May 25, 2024)

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Created June 23, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021