A New VLSI Architecture of Lifting-Based DWT

  • Young-Ho Seo
  • Dong-Wook Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3985)


In this paper, we proposed a new architecture of lifting process for JPEG2000 and implemented it as an ASIC. It includes a new cell-structure that executes a unit lifting calculation to satisfy the property of lifting process of a repetitive arithmetic with a unit process. After the operational sequence of lifting arithmetic was analyzed in detail and the causality was imposed to implement in H/W, the unit cell was optimized. A new simple lifting kernel was organized possible by repeatedly arranging the unit cells and a lifting processor was realized with the kernel for Motion JPEG2000. From the comparison with previous works, we could conclude that the proposed architecture shows excellent properties in considering both the cost and the performance.


Lift Scheme VLSI Architecture Pipeline Architecture Unit Arithmetic Lift Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young-Ho Seo
    • 1
  • Dong-Wook Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringHansung UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Electronic Materials EngineeringKwangwoon UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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