1. 17 Jul, 2012 2 commits
  2. 16 Jul, 2012 5 commits
  3. 09 Jul, 2012 1 commit
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      change to enable encoder to clamp UV motion vector · a81baae7
      Yaowu Xu authored
      This is to avoid a rare encoder/decoder mismatch for MB using SPLITMV
      mode. In decoder, the UV mv can be determined to need clamp, but the
      flag is never set in encoder motion vector selection process, and the
      clamp is not done in encoding in encoder.
      
      Change-Id: I60520d3f790354c7855dadf03f0978ea9b77e2c0
      a81baae7
  4. 29 Jun, 2012 3 commits
    • Christian Duvivier's avatar
      Get rid of some cast. · 5a5ced3e
      Christian Duvivier authored
      Change-Id: Iff5ccf2400bcb7b78c7b70f289ea65c982efddd5
      5a5ced3e
    • Christian Duvivier's avatar
      Fix warnings. · c5b70370
      Christian Duvivier authored
      Change-Id: I6dd27a0ea661e6f10a55d7841021b66ae4fc72ae
      c5b70370
    • Hui Su's avatar
      Add lossless compression mode. · e44ee38a
      Hui Su authored
      This commit adds lossless compression capability to the experimental
      branch. The lossless experiment can be enabled using --enable-lossless
      in configure. When the experiment is enabled, the encoder will use
      lossless compression mode by command line option --lossless, and the
      decoder automatically recognizes a losslessly encoded clip and decodes
      accordingly.
      
      To achieve the lossless coding, this commit has changed the following:
          1. To encode at lossless mode, encoder forces the use of unit
      quantizer, i.e, Q 0, where effective quantization is 1. Encoder also
      disables the usage of 8x8 transform and allows only 4x4 transform;
          2. At Q 0, the first order 4x4  DCT/IDCT have been switched over
      to a pair of forward and inverse Walsh-Hadamard Transform
      (http://goo.gl/EIsfy),  with proper scaling applied to match the range
      of the original 4x4 DCT/IDCT pair;
          3. At Q 0, the second order remains to use the previous
      walsh-hadamard transform pair. However, to maintain the reversibility
      in second order transform at Q 0, scaling down is applied to first
      order DC coefficients prior to forward transform, and scaling up is
      applied to the second order output prior to quantization. Symmetric
      upscaling and downscaling are added around inverse second order
      transform;
          4. At lossless mode, encoder also disables a number of minor
      features to ensure no loss is introduced, these features includes:
              a. Trellis quantization optimization
              b. Loop filtering
              c. Aggressive zero-binning, rounding and zero-bin boosting
              d. Mode based zero-bin boosting
      
      Lossless coding test was performed on all clips within the derf set,
      to verify that the commit has achieved lossless compression for all
      clips. The average compression ratio is around 2.57 to 1.
      (http://goo.gl/dEShs)
      
      Change-Id: Ia3aba7dd09df40dd590f93b9aba134defbc64e34
      e44ee38a
  5. 27 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Adrian Grange's avatar
      Added Prediction Filter to Mode Selection · bbc926dc
      Adrian Grange authored
      Added the ability to optionally filter the prediction data
      when inter modes are selected (excludes SPLITMV, for now).
      
      The mode selection loop considers both the filtered and
      non-filtered prediction data when choosing mode. The filter
      can be turned on/off at the frame-level, or signaled for
      each MB.
      
      Change-Id: I1b783c71d95a361ab36c761b07e8a6b06bc36822
      bbc926dc
  6. 26 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Continued adaptive entropy coding · f3dff402
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      Incorporates mv_ref, mbsplit and second_mv into the adaptive
      entropy framework. The mv_ref framework has been modified from
      before.
      
      Adds some clean-ups and fixes.
      
      Results with the adaptive entropy experiment are currently up by
      +1.93% on derf; +2.33% std-hd and +1.87% yt-hd.
      
      Fixed a nasty intermittent bug.
      
      Change-Id: I4b1ac9f9483b48432597595195bfec05f31d1e39
      f3dff402
  7. 25 Jun, 2012 1 commit
  8. 19 Jun, 2012 1 commit
  9. 18 Jun, 2012 2 commits
  10. 15 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Adaptive entropy coding of coefficients, modes, mv. · 1fe85a35
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      This patch incorporates adaptive entropy coding of coefficient tokens,
      and mode/mv information based on distributions encountered in a frame.
      Specifically, there is an initial forward update to the probabilities
      in the bitstream as before for coding the symbols in the frame, however
      at the end of decoding each frame, the forward update to the
      probabilities is reverted and instead the probabilities are updated
      towards the actual distributions encountered within the frame.
      The amount of update is weighted by the number of hits within each
      context.
      
      Results on derf/hd/std-hd are all up by 1.6%.
      
      On derf, the most of the gains come from coefficients, however for the
      hd and std-hd sets, the most of the gains come from the mode/mv
      information updates.
      
      Change-Id: I708c0e11fdacafee04940fe7ae159ba6844005fd
      1fe85a35
  11. 12 Jun, 2012 4 commits
    • Daniel Kang's avatar
      Adds x86inc.asm and update idct/dequant mmx · 7a000715
      Daniel Kang authored
      Updates idct/dequant mmx assembly to work with vpnext instead of vp8.
      
      Also adds x86inc.asm
      
      Change-Id: I6e147d5e89177ae449271e97e50d082eb11b078e
      7a000715
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      changed to use a fixed number for update probabity · 074a38b1
      Yaowu Xu authored
      This commit is to remove two arrays, which contain the probabilities
      of how likely each probability in coef_probs table is updated. The
      commit changed to use a fixed number "252".
      
      Surprisedly, the overall impact on quality is close to zero, which
      basically says the two big static arrays are not helpful at all.
      derf: -0.016%, -0.020%
      std-hd: 0.000%, -0.013%
      yt: -0.022%, +0.007%
      yt-hd: -0.038%, +0.034%
      
      Change-Id: Ifee94d28a37dcab4f1d2b994bd5b07575be42b72
      074a38b1
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      Added the ability to accumulate coef stats across encodings · bb25083d
      Yaowu Xu authored
      This commit added the ability to accumulate the coef stats across
      different encodings using an intermediate binary stats files. The
      accumulation happens only the binary stats file exists in current
      directory. The encoder needs to be built with "ENTROPY_STATS" to
      allow the output. The commit also fixed a few formating issues in
      output stats file.
      
      Change-Id: Ib1a41180aa554845cf51e4421a230b128a3a82b4
      bb25083d
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Merge of further two pass rc clean up and adjustments. · 7eb66d82
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Changes to calculation of  sr_coded_error to include 0,0 case.
      
      Experimental use of sr_coded_error in calculating correction factor
      for estimating the allowable Q range.
      
      Reinstated some code needed for calculating section_intra_rating.
      
      Add flash detection in calculation of KF boost
      
      Increased tolerance in testing candidate key frames (needed with
      longer motion search as this tends to slightly increase inter %.
      
      Zbin changes for 8x8.
      
      Other minor adjustments, refactoring and bug fixes.
      
      Reinstated some motion break out clauses in boost loop
      as their removal hurt a few 50fps  clips badly in the std set.
      It may be possible to remove them again later if a better way
      can be found of preventing overly long gf intervals.
      
      Change-Id: Iee686d0c31072828bb1ccd2bc63f5f1c7c548ea2
      7eb66d82
  12. 08 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Key frame and GF sizing changes. · 0cb4985b
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Changes to the equations for kf and gf minQ and to
      the boost calculations for kg and gf
      
      Change-Id: I312031c910e6a575334f49075c32f49a8dfff239
      0cb4985b
  13. 31 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Adrian Grange's avatar
      Fixed bug where invalid pointer is dereferenced · 04fa2ecd
      Adrian Grange authored
      Variables m & mi were being dereferenced when they might
      hold invalid values.
      
      The fix is simply to move these dereferences to after the
      point at which mb_row and mb_col are tested for validity.
      
      Change-Id: Ib16561efa9792dc469759936189ea379d374ad20
      04fa2ecd
  14. 30 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Rate control fix. · b8c36905
      Paul Wilkins authored
      This fix addresses some problems with very complex clips like
      handling of flashes on clips like crew (which was made worse
      by an earlier patch (derf and std-hd)).
      
      Most clips a small effect but some between 1 & 2%
      
      Derf +0.039, +0.211%
      YT +0.042, +0.083%
      
      Change-Id: I65fc7c13afc31482040068544dd65b8808f5cb4a
      b8c36905
  15. 29 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Remove "est_max_qcorrection_factor" · f66747fe
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Removed the local scaling factor est_max_qcorrection_factor
      and related code to simplify estimateq calculation (little effect
      anyway)
      
      Cap range of total correction factor.
      
      Slight change to break out case to turn off arf.
      
      Change-Id: I748187737ba93cfadf016f3dfdf8d2741934067f
      f66747fe
  16. 26 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      fixed one more compiling issue with VC · 2722cfb4
      Yaowu Xu authored
      One more compiling issue, only happened in Visual C under a specific
      combination of experiments.
      
      Change-Id: Iba0775dc0ea7342b556348a9cdf60a05a59e0241
      2722cfb4
  17. 25 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      fixed a number of compiling issues · ea0e4f17
      Yaowu Xu authored
      the commit fixed a number of compiling issues when some epxeriments
      are turned on at the same time.
      
      Change-Id: Idb15b215e2d2a7d25f2707f99ef55a34e7301ce7
      ea0e4f17
  18. 23 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      changed the way that default probs for 8x8 is set. · e9818bb6
      Yaowu Xu authored
      The commit changed how baseline 8x8 coefficient probabilities are
      initialized, to be consistent with the initialization of baseline
      4x4 coefficient probabilities.
      
      The commit does not have any effect on compression.
      
      Change-Id: Ifb3902b5dc0b0c2e6dc3aa5d4a6589d528e58355
      e9818bb6
  19. 17 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Experimental change to two pass prediction decay calculation. · f63894f6
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Remove dependency on amount and speed of motion as this
      may not behave well across different image sizes.
      
      Tweak impact of % inter.
      
      Add in experimental adjustment based on relative quality of an
      older second reference frame.
      
      Cap range of decay values allowed.
      
      Some small + effect on derf but -ve on yt & hd at this stage.
      
      Change-Id: I390d6f6ebe67a2eb0b834980d0d4650124980d3e
      f63894f6
  20. 15 May, 2012 6 commits
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Rewrite reference frame costing in the RD loop. · 0b8a95a0
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      I now see I didn't write a very long description, so let's do it
      here then. We took a pretty big quality hit (0.1-0.2%) from my
      recent fix of the inversion of arguments to vp8_cost_bit() in the
      RD reference frame costing. I looked into it and basically the
      costing prevented us from switching reference frames. This is of
      course silly, since each frame codes its own prob_intra_coded, so
      using last frame cost indications as a limiting factor can never
      be right.
      
      Here, I've rewritten that code to estimate costings based partially
      on statistics from progress on current frame encoding. Overall,
      this gives us a ~0.2%-0.3% improvement over what we had previously
      before my argument-inversion-fix, and thus about ~0.4% over current
      git (on derf-set), and a little more (0.5-1.0%) on HD/STD-HD/YT.
      
      Change-Id: I79ebd4ccec4d6edbf0e152d9590d103ba2747775
      0b8a95a0
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Further firstpass.c changes. · acf3c729
      Paul Wilkins authored
      base the static image test off a measure of 0,0 motion
      instead of the decay accumulator value.
      
      Change "transition to still detection" to compare the
      decay rate from successive frames.
      
      Minor tweak to the arf extra boost given based on the
      number of frames affected.
      
      Removed unused variable mod_err_per_mb_accumulator.
      
      Change-Id: Idd8360083ad409e45f133ce97dd2488259003e64
      acf3c729
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Adds new Directional Intra prediction modes. · c5ddb7f0
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      Adds 6 directional intra predictiom modes for 16x16 and 8x8 blocks.
      
      Change-Id: I25eccc0836f28d8d74922e4e9231568a648b47d1
      c5ddb7f0
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      Changed to use integer 8x8 dct · b22cc559
      Yaowu Xu authored
      The commit added an integer version of 8x8 forward DCT, based on the
      orginal forward DCT from VP6. The constants, roundings, and shifts
      were adjusted to improve the accuracy. The latest patch has a very
      similar accuracy in term of round trip error against the floating
      point version.
      
      It should be noted here that the purpose of the patch is to help
      encoding speed and facilitate all other experiments. There will be
      futher review in combination with inverse DCT before finalization.
      
      configure with "--enable--int_8x8fdct" to use the integer version
      
      Change-Id: I5a4f80507429f0e07cf02a13768ec81cbfddc5bc
      b22cc559
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Move / re-factor some of boost calculation code. · ae989ae8
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Some marginal impact due to the fact that it makes use of
      arf more likely / stable even in hard sections.
      
      Change-Id: Ic72fda0f63eefc9433914b5d9cd374d515810129
      ae989ae8
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Firstpass.c refactoring · 0529320a
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Removed unused function.
      
      Added tentative code to take error score of an older frame
      into account when calculating Q range. However, for now
      it is disabled pending merging other changes and testing.
      
      Change-Id: Ie89955e70319dac31b79e3b833e3352712a061ec
      0529320a
  21. 14 May, 2012 2 commits
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Two pass refactoring continued. · e237fd7c
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Remove testing of whether we estimate that it will be possible
      to code an arf at a lower Q than the ambient Q.  This adds quite
      a bit of extra code and complexity for marginal gain.
      
      Factored out some code relating to ARNR selection to a separate
      function as this is likely to be changed / simplified soon.
      
      Change-Id: Ia1cf060405637ef5bbf7018355437be21d12375f
      e237fd7c
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Two pass rc refactoring. · 59a5c7d5
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Removed odd *100 >> 4 factor from boost calculations. Not all the
      calculations exactly match what was there before so there may be
      some minor impact on results.
      
      Some other minor tidying up in regard to coding conventions.
      
      The specific values of factors and thresholds will likely change as
      part of subsequent patches.
      
      Change-Id: Id976321484ac02ba50294cf54fafbc17dda85686
      59a5c7d5
  22. 12 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Don't use compound prediction for golden frames based on alt-ref frames. · 959b296a
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      These frames can force reference frame (arf), mode (zeromv) and skip,
      which means that if we use compound prediction (i.e. arf+last), we
      might use a blend of a perfect (arf) and an imperfect (last) predictor,
      leading to semi-garbage display and thus a huge drop in SSIM/PSNR (up
      to 10dB for some frames I analyzed).
      
      Gives a +0.2% gain on YT.
      
      Change-Id: If1f2b7899ad165684af3808fd379295e82558cbb
      959b296a
  23. 11 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      First pass overhaul preparatory change. · 35358320
      Paul Wilkins authored
      This is the first patch in a series of changes to the first
      pass code. (Broken down for ease of testing/merging/review).
      
      This patch introduces a new stats element "sr_coded_error".
      This is the coded error recorded vs the second reference
      frame (which is updated such that it lags by at least one frame).
      No use is made of the new structure in this change so this patch
      should have no material effect.
      
      Removed some ifdefs and deprecated code (#if NEW_BOOST).
      Removed twopass.gf_decay_rate (not used any more)
      
      Change-Id: I1be672a73017f7c13fd50fb4f99236aa2ed30916
      35358320