Patents by Inventor Chie Teuk Ahn

Chie Teuk Ahn has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240073416
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction, comprises: performing a filtering operation on the signal which is reconstructed prior to an encoding object signal in an encoding object image; using the filtered reconstructed signal to generate a prediction signal for the encoding object signal; setting the generated prediction signal as a reconstruction signal for the encoding object signal; and not encoding the residual signal which can be generated on the basis of the difference between the encoding object signal and the prediction signal, thereby performing skip encoding on the encoding object signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, Universily-lndustry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung Jun OH, Gwang Hoon PARK, Sea Nae PARK, Chan Woong JEON
  • Patent number: 11889052
    Abstract: A method for coding image information includes generating prediction information by predicting information on a current coding unit, and determining whether the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information. When the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information is coded and transmitted. When the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information and the information on the current coding unit are coded and transmitted. At the generating of the prediction information, the prediction information is generated by using the information on the coding unit neighboring to the current coding unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Se Yoon Jeong, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Jong Ho Kim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn, Gwang Hoon Park, Kyung Yong Kim, Han Soo Lee, Tae Ryong Kim
  • Publication number: 20240022747
    Abstract: An inter prediction method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: selecting candidate units from among reconstructed neighbor units; creating a candidate unit set with respect to units to be decoded, using the selected candidate units; determining a reference unit from among the candidate units which constitute the created candidate unit set; and performing inter prediction on the units to be decoded, using the determined reference unit. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Patent number: 11849110
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction, comprises: performing a filtering operation on the signal which is reconstructed prior to an encoding object signal in an encoding object image; using the filtered reconstructed signal to generate a prediction signal for the encoding object signal; setting the generated prediction signal as a reconstruction signal for the encoding object signal; and not encoding the residual signal which can be generated on the basis of the difference between the encoding object signal and the prediction signal, thereby performing skip encoding on the encoding object signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Ha Hyun Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Hui Yong Kim, Suk Hee Cho, Jong Ho Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn, Dong Gyu Sim, Seoung Jun Oh, Gwang Hoon Park, Sea Nae Park, Chan Woong Jeon
  • Patent number: 11843795
    Abstract: An inter prediction method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: selecting candidate units from among reconstructed neighbor units; creating a candidate unit set with respect to units to be decoded, using the selected candidate units; determining a reference unit from among the candidate units which constitute the created candidate unit set; and performing inter prediction on the units to be decoded, using the determined reference unit. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Publication number: 20230353774
    Abstract: An inter prediction method according to the present invention comprises: a step for deriving reference motion information related to a unit to be decoded in a current picture; and a step for performing motion compensation for the unit to be decoded, using the reference motion information that has been derived. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be enhanced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Publication number: 20230308673
    Abstract: Disclosed decoding method of the intra prediction mode comprises the steps of: determining whether an intra prediction mode of a present prediction unit is the same as a first candidate intra prediction mode or as a second candidate intra prediction mode on the basis of 1-bit information; and determining, among said first candidate intra prediction mode and said second candidate intra prediction mode, which candidate intra prediction mode is the same as the intra prediction mode of said present prediction unit on the basis of additional 1-bit information, if the intra prediction mode of the present prediction unit is the same as at least either the first candidate intra prediction mode or the second candidate intra prediction mode, and decoding the intra prediction mode of the present prediction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jong Ho KIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Suk Hee CHO, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Mun Churl KIM, Bum Shik LEE
  • Patent number: 11743486
    Abstract: An inter prediction method according to the present invention comprises: a step for deriving reference motion information related to a unit to be decoded in a current picture; and a step for performing motion compensation for the unit to be decoded, using the reference motion information that has been derived. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 11706430
    Abstract: Disclosed decoding method of the intra prediction mode comprises the steps of: determining whether an intra prediction mode of a present prediction unit is the same as a first candidate intra prediction mode or as a second candidate intra prediction mode on the basis of 1-bit information; and determining, among said first candidate intra prediction mode and said second candidate intra prediction mode, which candidate intra prediction mode is the same as the intra prediction mode of said present prediction unit on the basis of additional 1-bit information, if the intra prediction mode of the present prediction unit is the same as at least either the first candidate intra prediction mode or the second candidate intra prediction mode, and decoding the intra prediction mode of the present prediction unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jong Ho Kim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Sung Chang Lim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn, Mun Churl Kim, Bum Shik Lee
  • Publication number: 20230209067
    Abstract: An intra prediction method according to the present invention comprises the following steps: performing a directional prediction using at least one of a neighboring pixel of a current block and a left upper corner pixel positioned at a left upper corner of the current block so as to obtain a first prediction value for the current block; obtaining a second prediction value for the current block using the reference sample positioned in the current block; and weighted summing the first prediction value and the second prediction value using a weighting matrix so as to obtain a final prediction value for the current block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Publication number: 20230209056
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a video encoding method and apparatus for setting and encoding quantization parameters, and to a video decoding method and apparatus for decoding and setting quantization parameters in a video encoding and decoding apparatus which uses blocks having various sizes and depths as encoding and decoding units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Publication number: 20230188749
    Abstract: Provided is a method and apparatus for performing intra-prediction using an adaptive fitter. The method for performing intra-prediction includes the steps of: determining whether or not to apply a first filter for a reference pixel value on the basis of information of a neighboring block of a current block: applying the first filter for the reference pixel value when it is determined to apply the first filter; performing intra-prediction on the current block on the basis of the reference pixel value; determining whether or not to apply a second filter for a prediction value according to each prediction mode of the current block, which is predicted by the intra-prediction performance on the basis of the information of the neighboring block; and applying the second filter for the prediction value according to each prediction mode of the current block when it is determined to apply the second filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2023
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Ha Hyun LEE, Jong Ho KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Patent number: 11627325
    Abstract: An intra prediction method according to the present invention comprises the following steps: performing a directional prediction using at least one of a neighboring pixel of a current block and a left upper corner pixel positioned at a left upper corner of the current block so as to obtain a first prediction value for the current block; obtaining a second prediction value for the current block using the reference sample positioned in the current block; and weighted summing the first prediction value and the second prediction value using a weighting matrix so as to obtain a final prediction value for the current block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 11601649
    Abstract: A method for decoding an image, the method including receiving a bitstream including image information, decoding base block size information on a size of a base block, and a residual quantization parameter of a decoding object unit, from the bitstream, deriving a predicted quantization parameter of the decoding object unit based on the base block size information, deriving a quantization parameter of the decoding object unit based on the predicted quantization parameter and the residual quantization parameter, and decoding the decoding object unit based on the quantization parameter of the decoding object unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 11601673
    Abstract: Provided is a method and apparatus for performing intra-prediction using an adaptive filter. The method for performing intra-prediction includes the steps of: determining whether or not to apply a first filter for a reference pixel value on the basis of information of a neighboring block of a current block; applying the first filter for the reference pixel value when it is determined to apply the first filter; performing intra-prediction on the current block on the basis of the reference pixel value; determining whether or not to apply a second filter for a prediction value according to each prediction mode of the current block, which is predicted by the intra-prediction performance on the basis of the information of the neighboring block; and applying the second filter for the prediction value according to each prediction mode of the current block when it is determined to apply the second filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Ha Hyun Lee, Jong Ho Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Publication number: 20230039888
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an intra prediction method including: deriving neighbor prediction mode information from a left neighbor prediction mode and an upper neighbor prediction mode; deriving an intra prediction mode for a decoding target unit by using the derived neighbor prediction mode information; and performing intra prediction on the decoding target unit based on the intra prediction mode. According to exemplary embodiments of the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: Ha Hyun Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 11503282
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an intra prediction method including: deriving neighbor prediction mode information from a left neighbor prediction mode and an upper neighbor prediction mode; deriving an intra prediction mode for a decoding target unit by using the derived neighbor prediction mode information; and performing intra prediction on the decoding target unit based on the intra prediction mode. According to exemplary embodiments of the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ha Hyun Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Publication number: 20220239927
    Abstract: An intra prediction method according to the present invention comprises the following steps: performing a directional prediction using at least one of a neighboring pixel of a current block and a left upper corner pixel positioned at a left upper corner of the current block so as to obtain a first prediction value for the current block; obtaining a second prediction value for the current block using the reference sample positioned in the current block; and weighted summing the first prediction value and the second prediction value using a weighting matrix so as to obtain a final prediction value for the current block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Publication number: 20220224896
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction, comprises: performing a filtering operation on the signal which is reconstructed prior to an encoding object signal in an encoding object image; using the filtered reconstructed signal to generate a prediction signal for the encoding object signal; setting the generated prediction signal as a reconstruction signal for the encoding object signal; and not encoding the residual signal which can be generated on the basis of the difference between the encoding object signal and the prediction signal, thereby performing skip encoding on the encoding object signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, Universily-lndustry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung Jun OH, Gwang Hoon PARK, Sea Nae PARK, Chan Woong JEON
  • Patent number: RE49308
    Abstract: Provided is a scalable video-decoding method based on multiple layers. The scalable video-decoding method according to the present invention comprises: a step of predicting first filter information of a video to be filtered using the information contained in an object layer and/or information contained in another layer, and generating second filter information in accordance with the prediction; and a step of filtering the video to be filtered using the second filter information. According to the present invention, the amount of information being transmitted is reduced, and video compression performance is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn, Hae Chul Choi