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Rate Control in HEVC: A Survey

  • Jiaqi ZouEmail author
  • Bingyi Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 550)

Abstract

Rate control is an important tool in video coding. So far, R-λ based rate control algorithm for rate control is widely used in High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC). In this paper, we present a survey on the algorithm of R-λ based rate control process, including bit allocation and rate control coding by parameters calculation. Firstly, we provide bit allocation method at three levels: group of pictures (GOP), frame, and basic unit level. Secondly, the methodologies of coding parameters calculation are presented. Then, we summarize the recent research achievements and future directions and finally open problems are discussed.

Keywords

Rate control HEVC R-λ model 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Project 61471066) and the open project fund (No. 201600017) of the National Key Laboratory of Electromagnetic Environment, China.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Engineering Laboratory for Mobile Network SecurityBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Trustworthy Distributed Computing and Service (BUPT), Ministry of EducationBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Information and Communication EngineeringBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina

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