1. 27 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  2. 24 Mar, 2014 1 commit
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Enable recursive partition selection for non-RD coding mode · 6b6d3886
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit enables a recursive partition type search for non-RD
      mode decisions. It allows the encoder to choose variable block
      sizes in a 64x64 block based on rate-distortion modeling.
      It improves speed -6 coding efficiency for rtc set by 2.4%. Most
      of the gains come from 32-40dB range, where many sequences gain
      about 5% to 20%. Local tests suggest there is no speed change.
      Change-Id: I06300016e500a21652812b7b3b081db39a783d66
  3. 21 Mar, 2014 2 commits
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      changed to use correct pred_mv · 0e53d520
      Yaowu Xu authored
      The third pred_mv is stored in x->pred_mv[ref_frame]. This commit make
      sure the correct mv is read.
      Change-Id: Ibed24daf36703a63f0394c87b2381ee1d2eb7910
    • Yunqing Wang's avatar
      Add prediction mode skipping in non-rd situation · 49b2330d
      Yunqing Wang authored
      In non-rd pick_mode code, added mode skipping according to
      thresholds. Used rd thresholds now, but we can modified them
      later for real-time case.
      RTC set borg test showed a 0.095% PSNR gain. For different rtc
      clips, the real-time(speed 7) encoder speedup is 2% - 10%.
      Change-Id: Ic72535c96b891092c662453be32d3168f7e34dcc
  4. 20 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  5. 19 Mar, 2014 1 commit
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Enable variable block size test in non-RD mode decision · 60f9ebc3
      Jingning Han authored
      This is an initial attempt to allow variable block size partition
      in non-RD coding flow. It tests 8x8, 16x16 and 32x32 block size per
      64x64 block, all using non-RD mode decision and the associated rate
      distortion costs from modeling, then selects the best block size to
      encode the entire 64x64 block. Such operations are triggered every
      other 3 frames. The blocks of intermediate frames will reuse the
      collocated block's partition type.
      It improves the compression performance by 13.2%. Note that the gains
      are not evenly distributed. For many hard clips, the compression
      performance is improved by 20% to 28%. Local speed test shows that
      it will also increase runtime by 50%, as compared to speed -7. It is
      now enabled in speed -6 setting.
      Change-Id: Ib4fb8659d21621c9075b3c369ddaa9ecb0a4b204
  6. 14 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  7. 13 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  8. 12 Mar, 2014 3 commits
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Preliminary code for variance based paritioning · e39ecfaa
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      Brings back most of Jim's previous patch for choosing
      partitioning based on variance while making it compatible
      with the current state of the code. Also adds a
      nonrd_use_partition() function to recursively encode  for any
      arbitrary sb_type decisions within a 64x64 block; and
      includes some refactoring.
      Currently, when the VAR_BASED_PARTITIONING mode is turned on
      for speed 7, there is a 10+% speed-up observed.
      Experiments/improvements with this new partitioning method
      will be conducted subsequently.
      Change-Id: Ie6f43bfbde30583e941f450bf07c3b48828c9571
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Tune rate-distortion modeling for non-RD mode decision · 7686c950
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit adjusts the rate-distortion modeling for non-RD mode
      decision. It puts more weights on energy from AC coefficients when
      estimating the cost. The coding performance for rtc testset is
      improved by 0.72%.
      Change-Id: Ifa6ff11311a513ec2b10586589e82a9a21f6c61c
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Explicitly assign interp_kernel value in non-RD coding mode · 4e9b0d6c
      Jingning Han authored
      Assign interp_kernel value in MACROBLOCKD. This will be used to
      select prediction filter coefficient sets and generate motion
      compensated prediction.
      Change-Id: I28c8dfb2dae6566f6939bb328aca5875c94bee65
  9. 10 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  10. 08 Mar, 2014 1 commit
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Support for a fast diamond search · bead2e8f
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      Adds a fast diamond search which is about 5% faster than FAST_HEX
      with only a 0.1% drop in psnr when turned on for both speeds 5 and 7.
      This search is turned on for speed 7.
      Change-Id: I497630aa88a5148926086bb3038e7975e5f4eb98
  11. 07 Mar, 2014 3 commits
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Skip mode check when mv has been tested · d2059b0d
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit allows the non-RD mode decision to skip mode RD modelling
      check, if the motion vector associated with the current mode is
      same as that of NEARESTMV mode. This makes speed -7 about 2% faster.
      Previous change that converts cost metric from SAD to model based RD
      value makes the codec 6% slower at speed -7.
      Change-Id: I30cfec5452f606a671b8432a2f7f0c94fbb49fc8
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Clearn up model_rd in non-RD coding mode · 02509024
      Jingning Han authored
      The rate-distortion model in non-RD coding mode is only applied to
      luma component. This commit removed a few redundant addition steps.
      Change-Id: Id8edc0a47c2dbef8deba43debe2c95db39454de3
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Use modeled rate distortion costs for non-RD mode · 539c961e
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit replaces SAD cost with modeled rate-distortion cost
      for non-RD mode decision. It translates the prediction residual
      SSE into estimate rate and reconstruction distorion costs, hence
      capturing the quantization setting effect. The compression
      performance of speed -7 for rtc set is improved by 14.79%.
      Change-Id: Ifda014eb0501d13109fe7f92680bf1410b463632
  12. 06 Mar, 2014 1 commit
  13. 03 Mar, 2014 4 commits
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Refactoring motion search libs · b80020d4
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      The core motion estimation fucntions all return sad now consistently.
      The only exception is vp9_full_pixel_diamond(), however the core diamond
      and refining search routines called from vp9_full_pixel_diamond() also
      return SAD. If variance of pred error + mv cost is desired it must be
      calculated explicitly outside these functions. For very fast encoding,
      hopefully this will eliminate some redundant computations.
      Also suggests reimplementing FAST_HEX with the vp9_pattern_search
      framework. It is not exactly the same as the existing FAST_HEX, but
      performance is slightly better and speed is very similar. Enables
      removing a lot of duplicate code.
      Change-Id: I152736393438c25bdf7e96b37cbb8ce330f4f94a
    • Jim Bankoski's avatar
      vp9_reconinter.h static functions in header converted to global · e5e9b05d
      Jim Bankoski authored
      Change-Id: I916944950deb22f4c2301d83a803b732bf3ecd77
    • Dmitry Kovalev's avatar
      Replacing int_mv with MV in full_pixel_motion_search(). · 686b480a
      Dmitry Kovalev authored
      Change-Id: I16dd4d4aaae8ce6a482da3c9d142f41fe9155e82
    • Paul Wilkins's avatar
      Clear implied conversion to int64_t warning. · 74558bc5
      Paul Wilkins authored
      Clear warning caused by implied conversion from int32 to int64.
      Change-Id: I473b37a54984cbfb22702eb3f712465881ff86e8
  14. 28 Feb, 2014 4 commits
    • Deb Mukherjee's avatar
      Adds speed 8 to vp9 as reference · f872a98b
      Deb Mukherjee authored
      Adds a speed 8 to VP9 where only the nearestmv (0 mv) is searched.
      This seems to be about the same speed as vp8 speed 5.
      Adds a new speed feature to disable inter modes based on a mask for
      each blocksize.
      Adds code for having lower complexity motion search methods
      in nonrd pick mode function, even though speed 7 still uses DIAMOND
      search for now.
      Also uses HEX search for speed 6 rather than FAST_HEX which improves
      psnr by 0.56% without any noticeable speed drop (tested on gipsmotion).
      Change-Id: Ic13176572dbd3aed5884a26786940a4b1bbd8a75
    • Dmitry Kovalev's avatar
      Replacing int_mv with MV. · ce404e89
      Dmitry Kovalev authored
      Change-Id: Ib68d4a2de838254a66272324b909292048cbe60d
    • Dmitry Kovalev's avatar
      Sorting and eliminating includes in vp9_pickmode.c. · b68e0a0c
      Dmitry Kovalev authored
      Change-Id: Icc057b819d80c608a6003fd7ef58aefed7a15824
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Skip some mode SAD calculation in non-RD mode · 24c7ee78
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit checks if the motion vector associated with the current
      mode has been computed in previous mode tests. If possible, skip the
      redundant reference block generation and SAD calculation in the
      non-RD mode decision process.
      For test sequence pedestrian_area 1080p, the runtime goes from
      24261 ms to 23770 ms. This does not change compression performance.
      The speed-up is mostly around places with consistent motion.
      Change-Id: I97be63c6a2d07c57be26b3c600fbda3803adddda
  15. 27 Feb, 2014 2 commits
    • Yunqing Wang's avatar
      Enable using fast HEX search in non-rd pick mode · e6fd0712
      Yunqing Wang authored
      Added fast HEX search while doing non-rd partition picking to
      speed up the encoder.
      Borg test(speed 7) on rtc set showed 1.8% overall PSNR loss.
      Encoder speedup was 5% - 15% for different rtc clips.
      Change-Id: I9c83026eabc70b69fcc747c90369ec60bfa3ca24
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Assign motion vector invalid value in intra mode · 08053edb
      Jingning Han authored
      In non-RD mode decision, assign motion vector INVALID_MV when intra
      prediction mode is selected.
      Change-Id: I8f6ec39b71e755758f0f698074a2c17d934622ea
  16. 26 Feb, 2014 2 commits
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Run sub-pixel motion search for NEWMV mode test · c30d5703
      Jingning Han authored
      As Yunqing suggested, this commit makes non-RD mode decision always run
      sub-pixel motion search in NEWMV mode. The compression performance
      gains becomes fairly significant after we enabled sub-pixel accuracy
      motion compensated prediction to calculate SAD cost.
      For test sequences pedestrian_area at 1080p and vidyo1 at 720p, the
      runtime goes slower by 5%. For rtc test set, the compression performance
      is improved by 21.20%.
      Change-Id: I38cbfdd5c53d79423e1fafb3154f8ddeed63bbf0
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Use sub-pixel accuracy prediction non-RD mode · c0e99f84
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit builds the actual prediction block in sub-pixel accuracy
      and uses which to calculate SAD for non-RD mode decision. In the trail
      run on pedestrian_area at 1080p, rtc speed -7 runtime goes from
      23495 ms -> 25107 ms (7% slower). The compression performance is
      improved by 20.57% for rtc test set.
      Change-Id: I438589cd103fe99f1b50c2d1939ac6ca43fa0157
  17. 25 Feb, 2014 1 commit
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Use dedicated variables to store the best mode · fd49e967
      Jingning Han authored
      Use a set of dedicated variables to buffer the current best mode
      in non-RD mode decision. This allows to use mode_info for more
      complicated test in the non-RD process.
      Change-Id: I6024c9feb0662afd3eb29f7017f7b5a5446f303f
  18. 22 Feb, 2014 1 commit
  19. 21 Feb, 2014 2 commits
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Refactor selected partition size coding for rtc · 1fc0bde6
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit makes a refactoring of the rtc_use_partition. It allows
      the encoder to take a preferred block size for non-RD mode decision.
      The boundary blocks are handled such that smaller block sizes that
      fit in the boundary size will be used instread.
      In rtc mode, the coding performance of speed -6 for pedestrian_1080p
      goes from
      158980 b/f, 38.934 dB, 22721 ms to
      159008 b/f, 40.064 dB, 23721 ms.
      For rtc set, the speed -6 compression performance is improved by
      26%. Still about 2dB behind speed -5 at this point.
      Change-Id: If0944f0880eaf1ad340bc325d97cea8d0f9dd53f
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Enable reduced set of intra modes in rtc coding · d66a63f0
      Jingning Han authored
      This commit enables the use of DC, vertical, and horizontal intra
      prediction mode in rtc non-RD mode decision. When the best cost value
      of inter modes is above a given threshold, the encoder runs the
      above three intra modes and selects the one that has minimum
      prediction residual in terms of SAD.
      This together with recent changes on non-RD mode decision and coding
      control improves compression performance of speed -6 by
      derf  91%
      yt    61%
      hd    46%
      stdhd 52%
      In terms of encoding speed, it is about 3 times faster than speed -5.
      Change-Id: I6b483bfd0307e6482bb22a6676ae4e25a52b1310
  20. 19 Feb, 2014 1 commit
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Rework non-RD mode decision coding flow · b99ed1ec
      Jingning Han authored
      In the first coding run of a 64x64 block, check the coding mode
      for each 8x8 block. Will need a second annealing stage to decide
      the partition size to be encoded.
      Change-Id: Ida9417805ff3358979b0c0429d4099c023c88866
  21. 18 Feb, 2014 1 commit
    • Jingning Han's avatar
      Enable sub-pixel motion search for rtc mode · 64786739
      Jingning Han authored
      Run sub-pixel motion search when NEWMV gives lower rate-distortion
      cost. This improves coding performance of derf set by 8%, std-hd by
      Change-Id: Ife50f7fda8463927784fe59a41cc439c833e941a
  22. 14 Feb, 2014 1 commit
  23. 13 Feb, 2014 3 commits
  24. 12 Feb, 2014 1 commit