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Alexandros Tourapis, Feng Wu, Shipeng Li: Video coding methods and apparatuses. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 21, 2006: US07003035 (176 worldwide citation)

Video coding methods and apparatuses are provided that make use of various models and/or modes to significantly improve coding efficiency especially for high/complex motion sequences. The methods and apparatuses take advantage of the temporal and/or spatial correlations that may exist within portion ...


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Guo Bin Shen, Shipeng Li: Dynamic search with implicit user intention mining. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 6, 2009: US07599918 (165 worldwide citation)

After a user instigated search returns results, an intention mining engine collects information from the natural user responses to the results. This information is used to refine the search.


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Ya Qin Zhang, Shipeng Li, Feng Wu, Rong Yan: Systems and methods with error resilience in enhancement layer bitstream of scalable video coding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 9, 2004: US06816194 (119 worldwide citation)

A scalable layered video coding scheme that encodes video data frames into multiple layers, including a base layer of comparatively low quality video and multiple enhancement layers of increasingly higher quality video, adds error resilience to the enhancement layer. Unique resynchronization marks a ...


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Yan Lu, Wen Sun, Shipeng Li: Interactive virtual display system for ubiquitous devices. Microsoft Corporation, Lyon & Harr, Mark A Watson, November 26, 2013: US08594467 (115 worldwide citation)

An “Interactive Virtual Display,” as described herein, provides various systems and techniques that facilitate ubiquitous user interaction with both local and remote heterogeneous computing devices. More specifically, the Interactive Virtual Display uses various combinations of small-size programmab ...


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Shipeng Li, Keren Hu, Dinei Afonso Ferreira Florencio: Method and apparatus for resizing image information. Sarnoff Corporation, Motorola, William J Burke, March 9, 2004: US06704358 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for adapting scaled pixel blocks such that the resolution, or grid size, of associated motion vector information is substantially the same. Also disclosed are various techniques for producing and processing the scaled pixel blocks such that memory resources and/or processing r ...


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Alexandros Tourapis, Shipeng Li, Feng Wu, Gary J Sullivan: Timestamp-independent motion vector prediction for predictive (P) and bidirectionally predictive (B) pictures. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, December 26, 2006: US07154952 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are provided for achieving improved video coding efficiency through the use of Motion Vector Predictors (MVPs) for the encoding or decoding of motion parameters within the calculation of the motion information in B pictures and/or P pictures. Certain exemplary methods and app ...


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Feng Wu, Shipeng Li, Ya Qin Zhang: System and method for robust video coding using progressive fine-granularity scalable (PFGS) coding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 2, 2003: US06614936 (87 worldwide citation)

A video encoding scheme employs progressive fine-granularity layered coding to encode video data frames into multiple layers, including a base layer of comparatively low quality video and multiple enhancement layers of increasingly higher quality video. Some of the enhancement layers in a current fr ...


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Feng Wu, Shipeng Li, Ya Qin Zhang: System and method with advance predicted bit-plane coding for progressive fine-granularity scalable (PFGS) video coding. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 2, 2004: US06700933 (82 worldwide citation)

A video encoding scheme employs progressive fine-granularity layered coding to encode video data frames into multiple layers, including a base layer of comparatively low quality video and multiple enhancement layers of increasingly higher quality video. Some of the enhancement layers in a current fr ...


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Alexandros Tourapis, Shipeng Li, Feng Wu: (b) Pictures and motion vector prediction for multi-picture reference motion compensation. Microsoft, December 10, 2003: EP1369820-A2 (72 worldwide citation)

Several improvements for use with Bidirectionally Predictive (B) pictures within a video sequence are provided. In certain improvements Direct Mode encoding and/or Motion Vector Prediction are enhanced using spatial prediction techniques. In other improvements Motion Vector prediction includes tempo ...


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Jinhui Pan, Shipeng Li, Ya Qin Zhang: Automatic video object extraction. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 31, 2004: US06785329 (56 worldwide citation)

Automatic video object extraction that defines substantially precise objects is disclosed. In one embodiment, color segmentation and motion segmentation are performed on a source video. The color segmentation segments the video by substantially uniform color regions thereof. The motion segmentation ...