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).

  • Patent number: 11082716
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a video decoding method and apparatus and a video encoding method and apparatus. In video encoding and decoding, inter-prediction information for a target block may be derived, and inter prediction for a target block may be performed using the derived inter-prediction information. Combined inter-prediction information may be performed by combining multiple pieces of inter-prediction information, and the combined inter-prediction information may be added as a candidate to a list used for inter prediction. One of candidates in the list may be selected for inter prediction for the target block, and inter prediction using the selected candidate may be performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University
    Inventors: Jin-Ho Lee, Jung-Won Kang, Hyunsuk Ko, Sung-Chang Lim, Ha-Hyun Lee, Dong-San Jun, Hui-Yong Kim, Jae-Gon Kim, Do-Hyeon Park, Yong-Uk Yoon
  • Patent number: 11082686
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a video information encoding method comprises: a step of predicting information of the current coding unit to generate prediction information; and a step of determining whether the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information. If the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information is encoded and transmitted. If the information of the current coding unit does not coincide with the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information of the current coding unit does not coincide with the prediction information is encoded and transmitted and the information of the current coding unit is encoded and transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    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: 20210235077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an encoding method and decoding method, and a device using the same. The encoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: specifying an intra prediction mode for a current block; and scanning a residual signal by intra prediction of the current block, wherein the step of scanning the residual signal can determine a scanning type for a luminance signal and a chroma signal of the current block according to an intra prediction mode for a luminance sample of the current block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    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: 20210227221
    Abstract: There is provided an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The image decoding method comprises decoding size information of a quantization group from a bitstream, acquiring a delta quantization parameter of a current block on the basis of the size information of the quantization group, and deriving a quantization parameter for the current block on the basis of the delta quantization parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY ACADEMY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Yung Lyul LEE, Myung Jun KIM, Nam Uk KIM, Ji Youn JUNG, Yang Woo KIM, Jae Gon KIM
  • Publication number: 20210227222
    Abstract: There is provided an video encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The video decoding method comprises acquiring a bitstream including a predetermined context element, performing at least one of a context model determination, a probability update, and a probability interval determination on the predetermined syntax element, and arithmetically decoding the predetermined syntax element on the basis of a result of the performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRY ACADEMY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Jae Gon KIM, Do Hyeon PARK, Yong Uk YOON, Yung Lyul LEE
  • Publication number: 20210227256
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current block so as to generate a final prediction block; and generating a reconstructed block on the basis of a reconstructed differential block corresponding to the current block and on the final prediction block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20210227210
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for video encoding/decoding by using a geometric modified picture. The encoding method according to the present invention includes: generating a geometric modified picture by geometrically modifying a reference picture; and generating a first prediction block of a current block by performing inter prediction referencing the geometric modified picture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicants: 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
  • Publication number: 20210218982
    Abstract: A method for decoding an image according to the present invention comprises the steps of: decoding a residual block by quantizing and inverse transforming an entropy-decoded residual block; generating a prediction block via motion compensation; and decoding an image by adding the decoded residual block to the prediction block, wherein on the basis of the maximum number of motion vector candidates of the motion vector candidate list related to the prediction block, a motion vector candidate list is adjusted by adding a particular motion vector candidate or by discarding a portion from among the motion vector candidates, and in the prediction block generation step, a prediction motion vector of the prediction block is determined on the basis of the adjusted motion vector candidate list. Accordingly, the complexity of arithmetic operations is reduced during encoding/decoding of an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20210218962
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a video encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The video decoding method according to the present invention may comprise decoding filter information on a coding unit; classifying samples in the coding unit into classes on a per block classification unit basis; and filtering the coding unit having the samples classified into the classes on a per block classification unit basis by using the filter information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hyun Suk KO, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 11064191
    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: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    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: 20210203954
    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: March 11, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    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: 20210203986
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an image encoding/decoding method comprises the steps of: performing an intra prediction on a current block so as to generate a prediction block; performing filtering on a filtering target pixel in the prediction block on the basis of the intra prediction mode of the current block so as to generate a final prediction block; and generating a reconstructed block on the basis of a reconstructed differential block corresponding to the current block and on the final prediction block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 11051019
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD.
    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
  • Publication number: 20210195188
    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: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION 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: 20210195227
    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, deriving an initial motion vector of a current block; deriving a refined motion vector by using the initial motion vector; and generating a prediction block of the current block by using the refined motion vector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 11044471
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignees: 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
  • Publication number: 20210185349
    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: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    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
  • Patent number: 11039128
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an image to enhance inter prediction. According to the present invention, the method includes: determining a first reference picture and a second reference picture of a current block; determining both a first reference block in the first reference picture and a second reference block in the second reference picture; partitioning the current block into a plurality of sub blocks; and obtaining a prediction block of each of the sub blocks on the basis of reference candidate block index information of each of the sub blocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: 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
  • Patent number: 11039130
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image decoding method performed by an image decoding apparatus according to the present invention may comprise deriving an intra-prediction mode of a current block, and performing intra-prediction for the current block based on the intra-prediction mode. The deriving of the intra-prediction mode may comprise decoding a predetermined mode sameness indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University, Hanbat National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jae Gon Kim, Do Hyeon Park, Jin Soo Choi, Hae Chul Choi
  • Publication number: 20210176494
    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: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    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