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The Future of Video Coding

Nam Ling, Santa Clara University, USA, nling@scu.edu , C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California, Gary J. Sullivan, Microsoft Corporation, Dong Xu, The University of Sydney, Shan Liu, Tencent Media Lab, Hsueh-Ming Hang, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Wen-Hsiao Peng, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Jiaying Liu, Peking University
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Nam Ling, C.-C. Jay Kuo, Gary J. Sullivan, Dong Xu, Shan Liu, Hsueh-Ming Hang, Wen-Hsiao Peng and Jiaying Liu (2022), "The Future of Video Coding", APSIPA Transactions on Signal and Information Processing: Vol. 11: No. 1, e16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/116.00000044

Publication Date: 02 Jun 2022
© 2022 N. Ling et al.
Video codingvideo compressionvisual communicationsvisual qualitydeep learning


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In this article:
Hot Emerging Video Coding Areas 
The Trend of Deep-Based Video Coding 
Visual Quality Assessment and Its Impact 
The Role of Academia 
Advice for Graduate Students 
Questions and Answers 


This article summarizes the panel discussion on “The Future of Video Coding,” organized by the U.S. Local Chapter of APSIPA on April 24, 2021. This panel brought together world leading experts in video coding to discuss and debate this hot topic. The speakers are leaders from various video coding fields, ranging from video coding standards, visual quality, deep learning approaches, screen content coding, reinforcement learning, rate-control, video coding for machines, and more. The panel discussed and debated different future issues related to video coding, including but not limited to, the emerging areas within the next 5 years, the trend and role of deep-based coding, the impact of visual quality assessment, the role for academia, the advice for graduate students, and more. The key points of the panellists’ opinions are highlighted in italics.