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Scalable video/image transmission using rate compatible PUM turbo codes

Stankovic, L. (2007) Scalable video/image transmission using rate compatible PUM turbo codes. In: The 8th Annual PostGraduate Symposium on The Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, 2007-07-28.

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The robust delivery of video over emerging wireless networks poses many challenges due to the heterogeneity of access networks, the variations in streaming devices, and the expected variations in network conditions caused by interference and coexistence. The proposed approach exploits the joint optimization of a wavelet-based scalable video/image coding framework and a forward error correction method based on PUM turbo codes. The scheme minimizes the reconstructed image/video distortion at the decoder subject to a constraint on the overall transmission bitrate budget. The minimization is achieved by exploiting the rate optimization technique and the statistics of the transmission channel.