Patents by Inventor Sung-Chang Lim

Sung-Chang Lim 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: 11962803
    Abstract: The multi sample prediction method of the present invention comprises the steps of: determining a sample group consisting of a plurality of samples inside a decoding target block; determining a representative position corresponding to the sample group, inside the decoding target block; determining a representative prediction value for the sample group, on the basis of the determined representative position; and determining the determined representative prediction value as the final prediction value for each of the plurality of samples making up the sample group. The present invention enhances efficiency in encoding/decoding and reduces complexity thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 11962766
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: 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: 20240121385
    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: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    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
  • Patent number: 11956426
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a decoding method and apparatus and an encoding method and apparatus for deriving an intra-prediction mode. An intra-prediction mode may be derived using a method for deriving an intra-prediction mode based on a neighbor block of the target block, a method for deriving an intra-prediction mode using signaling of the intra-prediction mode of the target block, or a method for deriving an adaptive intra-prediction mode based on the type of a target slice. An MPM list may be used to derive the intra-prediction mode, and a temporal neighbor block or the like may be used to configure the MPM list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University, Industry-Academia Cooperation Group of Sejong University
    Inventors: Jin-Ho Lee, Jae-Gon Kim, Jung-Won Kang, Do-Hyeon Park, Yung-Lyul Lee, Ha-Hyun Lee, Sung-Chang Lim, Hui-Yong Kim, Ji-Hoon Do, Yong-Uk Yoon
  • Publication number: 20240107002
    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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicants: 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, Tae Ryong KIM, Han Soo LEE
  • Publication number: 20240107025
    Abstract: An image decoding method is disclosed in the present specification. An image decoding method according to the present invention may include: determining a position of a co-located block of a current block within a co-located picture (co-located picture); determining a representative motion vector of the current block by using motion information at the position of the co-located block; and deriving motion information on a sub-block included in the current block by using the representative motion vector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Jung Won KANG, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM
  • Publication number: 20240107032
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hae Chul CHOI, Se Yoon JEONG, Sung-Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung-Jun OH, Chang-Beom AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Seung Ryong KOOK, Sea-Nae PARK, Kwang-Su JEONG
  • Patent number: 11943447
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignees: 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
  • Patent number: 11943475
    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: December 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 11943436
    Abstract: The present it relates to a video encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The video decoding method according to the present invention may comprise c coding 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: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: 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: 20240098302
    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: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicants: 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
  • Publication number: 20240098311
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. An image encoding method according to the present invention may comprise generating a transform block by performing at least one of transform and quantization; grouping at least one coefficient included in the transform block into at least one coefficient group (CG); scanning at least one coefficient included in the coefficient group; and encoding the at least one coefficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INDUSTRY ACADEMY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Jin Ho LEE, Dong San JUN, Ha Hyun LEE, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Yung Lyul LEE, Jun Woo CHOI
  • Patent number: 11936853
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding method and an image decoding method. The image decoding method includes partitioning a picture into a plurality of coding units, constructing a coding unit group including at least one coding unit of the plurality of coding units, obtaining coding information in units of one coding unit group, and decoding at least one coding unit of the plurality of coding units included in the coding unit group by using the obtained coding information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jung Won Kang, Sung Chang Lim, Hyun Suk Ko, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Dong San Jun, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11930179
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method is provided. An image decoding method of the present invention may comprise deriving an intra-prediction mode of a current luma block, deriving an intra-prediction mode of a current chroma block based on the intra-prediction mode of the current luma block, generating a prediction block of the current chroma block based on the intra-prediction mode of the current chroma block, and the deriving of an intra-prediction mode of a current chroma block may comprise determining whether or not CCLM (Cross-Component Linear Mode) can be performed for the current chroma block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, INDUSTRY ACADEMY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF SEJONG UNI, CHIPS & MEDIA, INC, 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, Ji Yeon Jung, Nam Uk Kim, Myung Jun Kim, Yang Woo Kim, Dae Yeon Kim, Jae Gon Kim, Do Hyeon Park
  • Publication number: 20240080450
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an image decoding method, the method including generating a candidate list including motion information derived from a spatial neighboring block and a temporal neighboring block adjacent to a current block; deriving motion information of the current block using the candidate list; generating a prediction block of the current block using the derived motion information; and updating the derived motion information in a motion information list, wherein the generating of the candidate list is performed in such a manner as to include at least one information of the motion information included in the updated motion information list in a block decoded before the current block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION GROUP OF KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jung Won KANG, Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Tae Hyun KIM, Dae Young LEE
  • Publication number: 20240080455
    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 14, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: LX SEMICON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hyun Suk KO, Jung Won KANG, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong KIM
  • Publication number: 20240080454
    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 14, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: LX SEMICON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hyun Suk KO, Jung Won KANG, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San Jun, Hui Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 11924412
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20240073413
    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: October 30, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Dong San JUN, Hui Yong KIM