Practical Implementation of Super-Resolution Approach for SD-to-HD Video Up-Conversion

  • Vadim Vashkelis
  • Natalia Trukhina
  • Sandeep Kumar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6297)


Video up-conversion takes significant place in various application areas. One of important application areas is standard-definition (SD) video processing to get high-definition (HD) content for television and broadcast. However, high-quality up-conversion is a challenging task. Most practical implementations use spatial domain processing such as video frame interpolation for video up-scale. Meanwhile, due to sampling limitation the high-frequency component of output HD video cannot be efficiently reconstructed by applying only the spatial domain processing and high-quality up-conversion usually requires temporal domain processing as well. The authors propose practical implementation of such up-conversion technique providing significantly better visual results in comparison to traditional methods of SD to HD up-conversion.


Super-resolution video up-conversion SD-to-HD video enhancement 


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  • Vadim Vashkelis
  • Natalia Trukhina
  • Sandeep Kumar

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