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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana, April 22, 2008: US07362376 (54 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of primary scores by searching along a plurality of primary angles for an edge in the picture proximate a location interlaced with a field of the picture, (B) generating a plurali ...


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Guy Cote, Michael D Gallant, Pavel Novotny, Lowell L Winger: Method and/or apparatus for reducing the complexity of non-reference frame encoding using selective reconstruction. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana, January 29, 2008: US07324595 (54 worldwide citation)

A method for implementing non-reference frame prediction in video compression comprising the steps of (A) setting a prediction flag (i) “off” if non-reference frames are used for block prediction and (ii) “on” if non-reference frames are not used for block prediction, (B) if the prediction flag is o ...


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Lowell L Winger, Pavel Novotny, Guy Cote: Method for improving rate-distortion performance of a video compression system through parallel coefficient cancellation in the transform. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, February 5, 2008: US07327786 (53 worldwide citation)

A method for improving rate distortion performance of a compression system through parallel coefficient cancellation in a transform comprising the steps of (A) determining a block sum of absolute values for each of a plurality of blocks in a macroblock and (B) setting one or more coefficient values ...


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Guy Cote, Elliot N Linzer, Lowell L Winger: Programmable quantization dead zone and threshold for standard-based H.264 and/or VC1 video encoding. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, November 17, 2009: US07620103 (47 worldwide citation)

A video encoder is disclosed that includes an encoder circuit, a quantizer circuit and a control circuit. The encoder circuit may be configured to generate a number of coefficient values in response to a video stream and a number of quantized values. The quantizer circuit may be configured to genera ...


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Pavel Novotny, Guy Cote, Lowell L Winger, Simon Booth: Graphical symbols for H.264 bitstream syntax elements. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana P C, April 22, 2008: US07362804 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprising a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit may be configured to generate a decoded video signal and syntax elements in response to an encoded bitstream. The second circuit may be configured to generate one or more overlay images in response to the syntax elements ...


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Guy Cote, Michael D Gallant, Pavel Novotny, Lowell L Winger: Method and/or apparatus for reducing the complexity of H.264 B-frame encoding using selective reconstruction. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, December 18, 2007: US07310371 (42 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprising an output circuit, a first processing circuit and a second processing circuit. The output circuit may be configured to generate an output data stream in response to (i) a first intermediate signal, (ii) a second intermediate signal, and (iii) a third intermediate signal. The ...


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Pavel Novotny, Guy Cote, Lowell L Winger: Embedded picture PSNR/CRC data in compressed video bitstream. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana P C, June 12, 2007: US07231587 (40 worldwide citation)

A method for processing an input signal is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) extracting a compressed signal and a first checksum from the input signal, (B) generating a decompressed signal by decompressing the compressed signal, (C) calculating a second checksum for the decom ...


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Lowell L Winger: Method for selection of contexts for arithmetic coding of reference picture and motion vector residual bitstream syntax elements. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, December 23, 2008: US07469070 (35 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a context for coding is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of results by examining a prediction mode for each of a plurality of neighbor blocks to a current block in a bitstream for digital video, wherein at least one of the neig ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maioran P C, March 18, 2008: US07345708 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) determining a protection condition by performing a static check on the picture in a region around a location interlaced with a first field of the picture, (B) calculating an interpolated sample at the l ...


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Lowell L Winger, Elliot N Linzer: Co-located motion vector storage. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maioran P C, March 18, 2008: US07346111 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a video bitstream is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) determining co-located motion information for a plurality of co-located sub-blocks in a co-located macroblock of the video bitstream, (B) storing the co-located motion information for (i) at least ...