Method and apparatus for motion vector estimation

  • US 20040071215A1
  • Filed: 04/20/2001
  • Published: 04/15/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/20/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method to enhance motion estimation, said method comprising:

  • providing a motion estimator;

    obtaining at least two candidate motion vectors from said motion estimator; and

    applying an error function having a penalty that depends on the position and size of said candidate motion vectors.

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