Video coding

  • US 8,144,764 B2
  • Filed: 10/05/2005
  • Issued: 03/27/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/15/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of encoding a video signal using an encoder to form an encoded video signal, the video signal representing a sequence of pictures, the method comprising the encoder using an independent numbering scheme, to assign consecutive reference pictures in encoding order with respective sequence indicator values that differ with respect to each other by a predetermined amount independent of one or more of the number of non-reference pictures encoded between consecutive reference pictures and the number of non-coded pictures between consecutive reference pictures.

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