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Low-complexity and robust coding mode decision in the EVS coder

 
: Ravelli, E.; Helmrich, C.R.; Fuchs, G.; Multrus, M.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -IEEE-; IEEE Signal Processing Society:
IEEE 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2015. Proceedings. Vol.8 : 19-24 April 2015, Brisbane, Australia
Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6997-8
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6998-5
S.5888-5892
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) <40, 2015, Brisbane>
Englisch
Konferenzbeitrag
Fraunhofer IIS ()

Abstract
Several state-of-the-art switched audio codecs employ the closed-loop mode decision to select the best coding mode at every frame. The closed-loop mode selection is known to have good performance but also high complexity. The new approach we propose in this paper is a low-complexity version of the closed-loop approach, based on similar decisions which compute the coding distortion of each mode and select the one with the lowest distortion. Our approach differs mainly in the way the coding distortions are calculated. We are able to notably reduce the complexity by only estimating the distortions without encoding and decoding the input for each mode. The new approach was implemented in the EVS codec standard and evaluated both objectively and subjectively. Compared to the closed-loop approach, it yields similar performance and lower complexity.

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