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: 20200244968
    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: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: 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: 20200244956
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for performing representative sample-based intra prediction are provided. An image decoding method may comprise deriving an intra prediction mode of a current block, configuring a reference sample of the current block, and performing intra prediction for the current block based on the intra prediction mode and the reference sample, wherein the intra prediction is representative sample-based prediction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 10728541
    Abstract: Provided are an image encoding method and device. When carrying out image encoding for a block within a slice, at least one block in a restored block of the slice is set as a reference block. When this is done, the encoding parameters of the reference block are distinguished, and the block to be encoded is encoded adaptively based on the encoding parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Hae Chul Choi, Hui Yong Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20200236362
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method is disclosed. An image decoding method of the present invention may comprises determining step for determining whether or not to derive second motion information when a current block includes first motion information only and for which bi-directional prediction is available, a deriving step for deriving the second motion information based on the first motion information, and a predicting step for generating a prediction block of the current block by performing BIO prediction based on the first motion information and the second motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Publication number: 20200236352
    Abstract: An image decoding method, according to the present invention, includes the steps of: deriving an MPM candidate mode from neighboring blocks adjacent to a target block to be decoded; generating an MPM list using the MPM candidate mode derived from the neighboring blocks; and deriving an intra prediction mode for the target block to be decoded using the generated MPM list. According to the present invention, image compression efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20200228822
    Abstract: The present invention relates to image processing, and more particularly, to a video coding/decoding method using a clipped motion vector and an apparatus thereof. An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method of decoding an image. The method includes clipping a motion vector of a reference picture in a predetermined dynamic range to generate a clipped motion vector, storing the clipped motion vector in a buffer, deriving a motion vector of a coding treeblock using the motion vector stored in the buffer, and performing inter prediction decoding process using the motion vector of the coding treeblock. According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a size of a memory required for storing motion vectors may be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Dong San Jun, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20200228825
    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 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 10708580
    Abstract: Provided are an image encoding method and device. When carrying out image encoding for a block within a slice, at least one block in a restored block of the slice is set as a reference block. When this is done, the encoding parameters of the reference block are distinguished, and the block to be encoded is encoded adaptively based on the encoding parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Hae Chul Choi, Hui Yong Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 10708615
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for inducing a prediction motion vector and an apparatus using the same. An image decoding method can include: a step of determining the information related to a plurality of spatial candidate prediction motion vectors from peripheral predicted blocks of a predicted target block; and a step of determining the information related to temporal candidate prediction motion vectors on the basis of the information related to the plurality of spatial candidate prediction motion vectors. Accordingly, the present invention can reduce complexity and can enhance coding efficiency when inducing the optimum prediction motion vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Gon Kim, Sang Yong Lee, Un Ki Park
  • Patent number: 10708614
    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: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    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: 10708595
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for encoding and decoding a quantized matrix and an apparatus using same, the method for encoding a quantized matrix according to the present invention comprising the steps of: determining a quantization matrix to be used for quantization and quantizing; determining the prediction method used for the quantization of the quantization matrix; and encoding quantization matrix information on the basis of the determined prediction method, wherein the prediction method can be either a prediction method between coefficients in the quantization matrix or a duplicate of the quantization matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20200204799
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for performing intra prediction using a plurality of reference sample lines are provided. An image decoding method may comprise configuring a plurality of reference sample lines, reconstructing an intra prediction mode of a current block, and performing intra prediction for the current block based on the intra prediction mode and the plurality of reference sample lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 10694191
    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: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: 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: 10687053
    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: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200186800
    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: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    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: 10681349
    Abstract: The present invention relates to video encoding/decoding methods and device, wherein the video encoding method according to the invention comprises the following steps: acquiring information of peripheral blocks; setting the information about a current block based on the information of the peripheral blocks; and encoding the current block based on the set information, wherein the current block and the peripheral blocks may be a CU (coding unit).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Gon Kim, Sang Yong Lee
  • Publication number: 20200177912
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an image encoding apparatus comprises: a motion prediction unit which derives motion information on a current block in the form of the motion information including L0 motion information and L1 motion information; a motion compensation unit which performs a motion compensation for the current block on the basis of at least one of the L0 motion information and L1 motion information so as to generate a prediction block corresponding to the current block; and a restoration block generating unit which generates a restoration block corresponding to the current block based on the prediction block. According to the present invention, image encoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200175668
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for measuring video quality based on a perceptually sensitive region. The quality of video may be measured based on a perceptually sensitive region and a change in the perceptually sensitive region. The perceptually sensitive region includes a spatial perceptually sensitive region, a temporal perceptually sensitive region, and a spatio-temporal perceptually sensitive region. Perceptual weights are applied to a detected perceptually sensitive region and a change in the detected perceptually sensitive region. Distortion is calculated based on the perceptually sensitive region and the change in the perceptually sensitive region, and a result of quality measurement for a video is generated based on the calculated distortion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Se-Yoon JEONG, Dae-Yeol LEE, Seung-Hyun CHO, Hyunsuk KO, Youn-Hee KIM, Jong-Ho KIM, Jin-Wuk SEOK, Joo-Young LEE, Woong LIM, Hui-Yong KIM, Jin-Soo CHOI
  • Patent number: 10674169
    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: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    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: 20200169691
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for luminance-adaptive opto-electrical transfer and luminance-adaptive electro-optical transfer. For video transmission and compression, opto-electrical transfer and electro-optical transfer are required. The surround luminance and luminance range of an image are taken into consideration when performing opto-electrical transfer and electro-optical transfer. An opto-electrical transfer function may be derived based on a contrast sensitivity function that takes into consideration the surround luminance of an image. Also, parameters relevant to surround luminance may be signaled from an encoding apparatus to a decoding apparatus, and an electro-optical transfer function may be derived based on the parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Se-Yoon JEONG, Min Hyuk KIM, Shinyoung YI, Jung-Won KANG, Hui-Yong KIM, Hakyeong KIM