Patents by Inventor Hyun-suk Ko

Hyun-suk Ko 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: 11128861
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an intra prediction method and apparatus. The image decoding method according to the present invention may comprise decoding information on intra prediction; and generating a prediction block by performing intra prediction for a current block based on the information on intra prediction. The information on intra prediction may include information on an intra prediction mode, and the intra prediction mode may include a curved intra prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyun Suk Ko, Jin Ho Lee, Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Publication number: 20210266528
    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: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    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
  • Patent number: 11102509
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The image decoding method according to the present invention may comprise configuring an MPM list based on intra-prediction modes of neighbor blocks of a current block and a number of frequencies of the intra-prediction modes of the neighbor blocks, deriving an intra-prediction mode of the current block based on the MPM list, and performing intra-prediction for the current block based on the intra-prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20210168362
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image decoding method of the present invention comprises decoding first information indicating whether a maximum of N intra prediction modes are used or a maximum of M intra prediction modes are used for an intra prediction for a current block, in which the M is smaller than the N, deriving an intra prediction mode of the current block, inverse-mapping the derived intra prediction mode on a corresponding intra prediction mode among the maximum N intra prediction modes when the decoded first information indicates that the maximum M intra prediction modes are used for the intra prediction for the current block, and generating an intra prediction block by performing an intra prediction for the current block, based on the inverse-mapped intra prediction mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San JUN, Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20210152815
    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: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 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: 20210136364
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method is disclosed. A method of decoding an image, the method comprising, deriving an intra prediction mode for a current block, decoding at least one original sample that is present in a rightmost column and a bottommost row (a bottom row) of the current block, constructing a reference sample by using the at least one decoded original sample and performing intra prediction on the current block by using the constructed reference sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyun Suk KO, Jin Ho LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 10958903
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image decoding method of the present invention comprises decoding first information indicating whether a maximum of N intra prediction modes are used or a maximum of M intra prediction modes are used for an intra prediction for a current block, in which the M is smaller than the N, deriving an intra prediction mode of the current block, inverse-mapping the derived intra prediction mode on a corresponding intra prediction mode among the maximum N intra prediction modes when the decoded first information indicates that the maximum M intra prediction modes are used for the intra prediction for the current block, and generating an intra prediction block by performing an intra prediction for the current block, based on the inverse-mapped intra prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San Jun, Jin Ho Lee, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Ha Hyun Lee, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 10944962
    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: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    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
  • Publication number: 20210067794
    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: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    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
  • Publication number: 20210051330
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of performing motion compensation by using motion vector prediction. To this end, a method of decoding an image may include: generating multiple motion vector candidate lists according to an inter-prediction direction of a current block; deriving multiple motion vectors for the current block by using the multiple motion vector candidate lists; determining multiple prediction blocks for the current block by using the multiple motion vectors; and obtaining a final prediction block for the current block based on the multiple prediction blocks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 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, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI
  • Patent number: 10911756
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 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, 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: 20210029349
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image encoding method performed by an image encoding apparatus may comprise determining an intra-prediction mode of a current block, configuring a reference sample of intra prediction by using at least one of a neighbor pixel of the current block in a current picture and a pixel of a reference picture, and performing intra prediction for the current block based on the intra-prediction mode and the reference sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 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, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Gwang Hoon PARK, Tae Hyun KIM, Dae Young LEE
  • Publication number: 20210014488
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding method. An image decoding method for the same includes: determining a reference sample of a current block; performing filtering for the reference sample on the basis of a feature of an area where the reference sample is included; and performing intra-prediction by using the reference sample for which filtering is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Jin Ho LEE, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Publication number: 20200413069
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for performing intra prediction mode based intra prediction are provided. An image decoding method may comprise decoding an intra prediction mode of a current block, deriving at least one intra prediction mode from the decoded intra prediction mode of the current block, generating two or more intra prediction blocks using the intra prediction mode of the current block and the derived intra prediction mode, and generating an intra prediction block of the current block based on the two or more intra prediction blocks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hyun Suk KO, Jung Won KANG, Jin Ho LEE, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 10869049
    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 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SUNGYUNWAN 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