Patents by Inventor Hui-Yong Kim

Hui-Yong Kim 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: 20220385887
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus methods and apparatuses for encoding an intra-prediction mode based on a secondary IPM. The present invention may comprises a first decision step of determining whether an intra-prediction mode of a current block is included in a first candidate mode set including M candidate modes (M is an integer equal to or greater than 1); a second decision step of determining whether the intra-prediction mode of the current block is included in a second candidate mode set including N candidate modes (N is an integer equal to or greater than 1) based on a first determination result representing a determination result of the first decision step; and an intra prediction mode encoding step of encoding the intra-prediction mode of the current block based on the first determination result or a second determination result representing a determination result of the second decision step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San JUN, Jung Won KANG, Sung Chang LIM, Hyun Suk KO, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220385895
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The image decoding method according to the present invention may comprise acquiring transform coefficients distribution information of a neighboring block from a bitstream; direction-adaptively determining an intra prediction mode of a current block to be decoded, according to the transform coefficients distribution information of the neighboring block; and reconstructing the current block, based on the determined intra prediction mode, wherein the direction-adaptively determining includes determining similarity flag information corresponding to the neighboring block, based on the transform coefficients distribution information of the neighboring block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CHIPS&MEDIA,INC, INDUSTRY ACADEMY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Dae Yeon KIM, Yung Lyul LEE
  • Patent number: 11516496
    Abstract: The present invention is about an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. According to present invention, a method of decoding an image, the method comprising, loading information of a neighboring block of a current block; decoding a current block using the loaded information of the neighboring block; and saving information of the current block that is decoded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 11516463
    Abstract: A method and apparatus use a geometric modified image for video encoding/decoding. The encoding method may include: generating a geometric modified reference picture by geometrically modifying a reference picture; generating a prediction block of a current block within an encoding target picture by performing inter prediction by referencing the reference picture or the geometrically modified reference picture; and encoding inter-prediction information of the current block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong Kim, Gwang Hoon Park, Jin Soo Choi, Tae Hyun Kim, Dae Young Lee, Young Su Heo
  • Patent number: 11516498
    Abstract: Provided is an image encoding/decoding apparatus and method. The image encoding apparatus may include a motion vector prediction unit to perform a prediction with respect to an arbitrary motion vector of a current block within an image, using at least one of vector information of a motion vector corresponding to an adjacent block and vector information of a previous motion vector of the current block, and a differential determination unit to determine differential information of a motion vector of the current block based on the motion vector predicted in the motion vector prediction unit and an actual motion vector of the current block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Inventors: Hae-Chul Choi, Se Yoon Jeong, Sukhee Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jinho Lee, Hahyun Lee, Sung-Chang Lim, Jongho Kim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20220377323
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method is disclosed. An image decoding method of the present invention may comprise deriving an intra-prediction mode of a current block by using an intra-prediction mode of a neighbor block adjacent to the current block, configuring a reference sample of the current block, and performing intra-prediction on the current block by using the intra-prediction mode and the reference sample, wherein when the intra-prediction mode of the neighbor block is unavailable, the intra-prediction mode of the neighbor block may be replaced with a planar mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 11509930
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for encoding/decoding a video. To this end, the method for decoding a video may include: generating a merge candidate list of a current block including at least one merge candidate corresponding to each of a plurality of reference picture lists; determining at least one piece of motion information by using the merge candidate list; and generating a prediction block of the current block by using the determined at least one piece of motion information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Jin Ho Lee, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11508385
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of processing a residual signal for audio coding and an audio coding apparatus. The method learns a feature map of a reference signal through a residual signal learning engine including a convolutional layer and a neural network and performs learning based on a result obtained by mapping a node of an output layer of the neural network and a quantization level of index of the residual signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Jongmo Sung, Mi Suk Lee, Tae Jin Lee, Hui Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 11509907
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method is disclosed. An method of decoding an image of the present invention may comprise deriving at least one merge candidate of a current block, generating an initial merge candidate list of the current block by using the derived at least one merge candidate and generating a reconfigured merge candidate list by using the initial merge candidate list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San Jun, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Hui Yong Kim
  • Publication number: 20220368902
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image decoding method performed by an image decoding apparatus of the present invention may comprise decoding an indicator indicating whether or not partition information of a current block is derived from partition information of a corresponding block of the current block, obtaining the partition information of the current block based on the decoded indicator, and partitioning the current block based on the obtained partition information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY, HANBAT NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Hae Chul CHOI, Aram BACK, Jin Soo CHOI, Jae Gon KIM
  • Publication number: 20220368942
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of decoding an image and a method of encoding an image. The method of decoding an image includes: obtaining motion-constrained tile set information; determining, on the basis of the motion-constrained tile set information, a first boundary region of a collocated tile set within a reference picture, which corresponds to a motion-constrained tile set; padding a second boundary region corresponding to the first boundary region; and performing inter prediction on the motion-constrained tile set by using a collocated tile set that includes the padded second boundary region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, CHIPS&MEDIA, INC
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Jung Won KANG, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Dae Yeon KIM, Dong Jin PARK
  • Publication number: 20220368910
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for determining a color difference component quantization parameter and a device using the method. Method for decoding an image can comprise the steps of: decoding a color difference component quantization parameter offset on the basis of size information of a transform unit; and calculating a color difference component quantization parameter index on the basis of the decoded color difference component quantization parameter offset. Therefore, the present invention enables effective quantization by applying different color difference component quantization parameters according to the size of the transform unit when executing the quantization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 11503286
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a video decoding method and apparatus and a video encoding method and apparatus, and more particularly, a method and apparatus for performing filtering in video encoding and decoding. An encoding apparatus may perform filtering on a target, and may generate filtering information indicating whether filtering has been performed on the target. Further, the encoding apparatus may generate a bitstream including filtering information. A decoding apparatus may determine, based on filtering information, whether to perform filtering on a target, and may perform filtering on the target. The decoding apparatus may receive filtering information from the encoding apparatus through a bitstream or may derive filtering information using additional information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA COOPERATION GROUP OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sung-Chang Lim, Jung-Won Kang, Hyunsuk Ko, Jin-Ho Lee, Ha-Hyun Lee, Dong-San Jun, Seung-Hyun Cho, Hui-Yong Kim, Yung-Lyul Lee, Jun-Woo Choi, Jin-Soo Choi, Nam-Uk Kim, Myung-Jun Kim
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11503316
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding/decoding method and device. The image decoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: decoding a prediction mode index; determining whether the prediction mode index indicates function-based intra prediction; inducing a parameter(s) for generating a function, when the prediction mode index indicates the function-based intra prediction; generating the function on the basis of the induced parameter(s); and performing intra prediction by using the generated function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Cho, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Mes Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong Kim, Byeung Woo Jeon, Nam Uk Kim, Seung Su Jeon, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11496737
    Abstract: The present specification discloses a method of decoding an image. The method of decoding an image according to the method includes: obtaining transform skip information of a current block from a bitstream; obtaining multiple transform selection information of the current block on the basis of the transform skip information from the bitstream; and performing inverse transform on the current block on the basis of the multiple transform selection information, wherein the multiple transform selection information is used to set each of a horizontal transform type and a vertical transform type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jung Won Kang, Ha Hyun Lee, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Byeung Woo Jeon, Jee Yoon Park
  • Publication number: 20220353509
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a decoding method and apparatus and an encoding method and apparatus that perform inter-prediction using a motion vector predictor. For a candidate block in a col picture, a scaled motion vector is generated based on a motion vector of the candidate block. When the scaled motion vector indicates a target block, a motion vector predictor of the target block is generated based on the motion vector of the candidate block. The motion vector predictor is used to derive the motion vector of the target block in a specific inter-prediction mode such as a merge mode and an AMVP mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA COOPERATION GROUP OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sung-Chang LIM, Jung-Won KANG, Hyunsuk KO, Jin-Ho LEE, Ha-Hyun LEE, Dong-San JUN, Hui-Yong KIM, Yung-Lyul LEE, Nam-Uk KIM, Jae-Gon KIM
  • Publication number: 20220345719
    Abstract: An inter-prediction method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: deriving motion information of a current block; and generating a prediction block for the current block on the basis of the derived motion information. According to the present invention, computational complexity can be reduced and encoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20220337845
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and device for sharing a candidate list. A method of generating a merging candidate list for a predictive block may include: producing, on the basis of a coding block including a predictive block on which a parallel merging process is performed, at least one of a spatial merging candidate and a temporal merging candidate of the predictive block; and generating a single merging candidate list for the coding block on the basis of the produced merging candidate. Thus, it is possible to increase processing speeds for coding and decoding by performing inter-picture prediction in parallel on a plurality of predictive blocks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION GROUP OF KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Sang Min KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • 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