Johannes Sauer, M.Sc.

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Researcher
Image and Video Coding Group

 

Research Topic

3D Video Coding

Contact Information

email: sauer@ient.rwth-aachen.de

Research Topics

3D Video Coding

My field of research is 360° video coding. Unlike conventional video, 360° video natively resides on the surface of a sphere. While conventional video is typically viewed on a display, 360° video is typically viewed with a head mounted display or a smartphone. Both of these allow a feedback of direction the user is looking to: Not the complete scene is displayed at once, but only a viewport. Consequentially 360° feels quite immersive... [ResearchTopics/personHMD.png]
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Publications

J. Schneider, J. Sauer, and C. Rohlfing, “Adaptive Resolution Change using Uncoded Areas and Dictionary Learning-based Super-Resolution in Versatile Video Coding,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP '20, (Barcelona, Spain), pp. 2203–2207, IEEE, Piscataway, May 2020. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

M. Bläser, J. Schneider, J. Sauer, and M. Wien, “Geometry-based Partitioning for Predictive Video Coding with Transform Adaptation,” in Proc. of International Picture Coding Symposium PCS '18, IEEE, Piscataway, June 2018. [ bib | .pdf ]

J. Sauer, M. Wien, J. Schneider, and M. Bläser, “Geometry-Corrected Deblocking Filter for 360o Video Coding using Cube Representation,” in Proc. of International Picture Coding Symposium PCS '18, pp. 66–70, IEEE, Piscataway, June 2018. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

J. Schneider, J. Sauer, and M. Wien, “Dictionary Learning based High Frequency Inter-Layer prediction for Scalable HEVC,” in Proc. of IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing VCIP '17, (St. Petersburg, USA), IEEE, Piscataway, Dec. 2017. [ bib | .pdf ]

J. Sauer, J. Schneider, and M. Wien, “Improved motion compensation for 360o video projected to polytopes,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo ICME '17, pp. 61–66, IEEE, Piscataway, July 2017. [ bib | .pdf ]

J. Schneider, J. Sauer, and M. Wien, “Enhanced View Synthesis Prediction for Coding of Non-Coplanar 3D Video Sequences,” in Proc. of International Picture Coding Symposium PCS '16, IEEE, Piscataway, Dec. 2016. [ bib | .pdf ]

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