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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Guido M Schuster, Aggelos Katsaggelos, Mark R Banham, James C Brailean: Method and device for optimal bit allocation between different sources of information in digital video compression. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, July 7, 1998: US05778192 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200, 400) and device (500) for, within a variable or fixed block size video compression scheme, providing optimal bit allocation among at least three critical types of data: segmentation, motion vectors and prediction error, or DFD. Since the amount of inform ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Taner Ozcelik, James C Brailean, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Ozan Erdogan, Cheung Auyeung: Method and apparatus for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764307 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200) and an apparatus (100) for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. The apparatus filters a video sequence prior the encoding process. The apparatus comprises a noise variance determiner (102), a local variance determiner (104), a noise visibilit ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Mark R Banham, James C Brailean, Stephen N Levine, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Guido M Schuster: Method, device and microprocessor for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764921 (19 worldwide citation)

A method (100, 200), device (300) and microprocessor (400) are provided for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec based on a predetermined set of compression techniques. An energy estimate of the current displaced frame difference, DFD, is used to ...


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James C Brailean, Mark R Banham, Cheuk L Chan, Osama Al Shaykh, Jiangtao Wen: Method and device for control and compatible delivery of digitally compressed visual data in a heterogeneous communication network. PacketVideo, Patents &plus TMS P C, December 24, 2002: US06498865 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus automatically manipulates a digitally compressed video bitstream such that the result is compatible with different bandwidth and error resilience requirements at a receiving point in a heterogeneous communication network. The method and device provide for analysis of bitstream ...


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James C Brailean, Marshall Merrifield, Joel Douglas Underwood, Douglas Christian Hoffman: Method and system for providing information to remote clients. Perseus Wireless, Patents TMS P C, May 13, 2008: US07373395 (47 worldwide citation)

A system and method of notifying a remote client of a sensor triggering event and providing to the remote client data related to the sensor triggering event. In one embodiment, the method includes: receiving a first notification signal indicating that a sensor has been triggered; identifying a data ...


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Stephen N Levine, James C Brailean, Mark R Banham: Method and device for error control of a macroblock-based video compression technique. Motorola, Darleen J Stockley, July 7, 1998: US05778191 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200) and device (300) for error control of a video compressed sequence in which error protection for both random and burst channel errors is provided. The error control syntax (100) applies a fixed length packet synchronization system to variable length coded ...


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James C Brailean, Kevin J O Connell, Mark R Banham, Stephen N Levine: Method and device for concealment and containment of errors in a macroblock-based video codec. Motorola, Darleen J Stockley, March 3, 1998: US05724369 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (100, 200) and a device (300, 400, 600) for containing and concealing errors which occur in a transmitted video bitstream. Utilizing a plurality of predetermined scanning patterns, particular macroblocks are chosen per frame to have their intensity information ...


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James C Brailean, Taner Ozcelik, Aggelos K Katsaggelos: Method and system for estimating motion within a video sequence. Motorola, Darleen J Stockley, February 10, 1998: US05717463 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and system for estimating the motion within a video sequence provides very accurate estimates of both the displacement vector field, as well as, the boundaries of moving objects. The system comprises a preprocessor (102), a spatially adaptive pixel motion estimator (104), a motion boundary ...


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James C Brailean, David D Nicozisin: Device, article of manufacture, method, memory, and computer-readable memory for removing video coding errors. Motorola, Daniel W Juffernbruch, December 4, 2001: US06327307 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a device, article of manufacture, method, memory and computer-readable memory for removal of coding errors introduced through a compression process. The device includes an error control logic unit (


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Mark R Banham, Salma Soudagar, James C Brailean: Method, device and digital camera for error control and region of interest localization of a wavelet based image compression system. Motorola, Douglas D Fekete, October 31, 2000: US06141453 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200, 400, 500, 600), device (300, 400, 500, 600, 700) and digital camera (800) for error control of a wavelet-based image codec, wherein wavelet coefficients are encoded using entropy coding. The method includes: A) utilizing, in a decoder, control informatio ...