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International Journal of Electronics and Telecommunications

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Volume 61, Issue 2


Analysis of Compressed Data Stream Content in HEVC Video Encoder

Jakub Stankowski / Damian Karwowski / Tomasz Grajek / Krzysztof Wegner / Jakub Siast / Krzysztof Klimaszewski / Olgierd Stankiewicz / Marek Domański
  • Chair of Multimedia Telecommunications and Microelectronics, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
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Published Online: 2015-07-10 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/eletel-2015-0015


In this paper, a detailed analysis of the content of the bitstream, produced by the HEVC video encoder is presented. With the use of the HM 10.0 reference software the following statistics were investigated: 1) the amount of data in the encoded stream related to individual frame types, 2) the relationship between the value of the QP and the size of the bitstream at the output of the encoder, 3) contribution of individual types of data to I and B frames. The above mentioned aspects have been thoroughly explored for a wide range of target bitrates. The obtained results became the basis for highlighting guidelines that allow for efficient bitrate control in the HEVC encoder.

Keywords: HEVC; video compression; compressed data stream analysis


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Received: 2015-02-17

Revised: 2015-06-01

Published Online: 2015-07-10

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: International Journal of Electronics and Telecommunications, Volume 61, Issue 2, Pages 121–127, ISSN (Online) 2300-1933, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/eletel-2015-0015.

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