1. 30 Apr, 2013 1 commit
  2. 22 Apr, 2013 1 commit
  3. 15 Apr, 2013 1 commit
  4. 11 Apr, 2013 1 commit
    • Scott LaVarnway's avatar
      WIP: removing predictor buffer usage from decoder · 6189f2bc
      Scott LaVarnway authored
      This patch will use the dest buffer instead of the
      predictor buffer.  This will allow us in future commits
      to remove the extra mem copy that occurs in the dequant
      functions when eob == 0.  We should also be able to remove
      extra params that are passed into the dequant functions.
      
      Change-Id: I7241bc1ab797a430418b1f3a95b5476db7455f6a
      6189f2bc
  5. 05 Apr, 2013 1 commit
    • John Koleszar's avatar
      Move EOB to per-plane data · 05a79f2f
      John Koleszar authored
      Continue migrating data from BLOCKD/MACROBLOCKD to the per-plane
      structures.
      
      Change-Id: Ibbfa68d6da438d32dcbe8df68245ee28b0a2fa2c
      05a79f2f
  6. 04 Apr, 2013 1 commit
  7. 02 Apr, 2013 1 commit
  8. 28 Feb, 2013 1 commit
  9. 27 Feb, 2013 2 commits
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Move eob from BLOCKD to MACROBLOCKD. · e8c74e2b
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      Consistent with VP8.
      
      Change-Id: I8c316ee49f072e15abbb033a80e9c36617891f07
      e8c74e2b
    • Yunqing Wang's avatar
      Optimize vp9_dc_only_idct_add_c function · 35bc02c6
      Yunqing Wang authored
      Wrote SSE2 version of vp9_dc_only_idct_add_c function. In order to
      improve performance, clipped the absolute diff values to [0, 255].
      This allowed us to keep the additions/subtractions in 8 bits.
      Test showed an over 2% decoder performance increase.
      
      Change-Id: Ie1a236d23d207e4ffcd1fc9f3d77462a9c7fe09d
      35bc02c6
  10. 21 Feb, 2013 1 commit
  11. 20 Feb, 2013 2 commits
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      Merge lossless experiment · d262e26c
      Yaowu Xu authored
      Change-Id: I7b7b8d4fda3a23699e0c920d727f8c15d37d43aa
      d262e26c
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      fixed an enc/dec mis-match issue · b13f38d4
      Yaowu Xu authored
      The issue was caused by a out-of-order merge, which leads to wrong
      functions are called at lossless mode.
      
      Change-Id: If157729abab62954c729e0377e7f53edb7db22ca
      b13f38d4
  12. 15 Feb, 2013 1 commit
  13. 13 Feb, 2013 3 commits
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Remove 2nd-order transform for first-order DC coefficients. · 42d6be80
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      Since addition of the larger-scale transforms (16x16, 32x32), these
      don't give a benefit at macroblock-sizes anymore. At superblock-sizes,
      2nd-order transform was never used over the larger transforms. Future
      work should test whether there is a benefit for that use case.
      
      Change-Id: I90cadfc42befaf201de3eb0c4f7330c56e33330a
      42d6be80
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      enable bitstream lossless support · 17db5d00
      Yaowu Xu authored
      1. Added a bit in frame header to  to indicate if a frame is encoded
      in lossless mode, so decoder does not make the decision based on Q0
      2. Minor changes to make sure that lossy coding works same as when
      the lossless experiment is not enabled.
      3. Renamed function pointers for transforms to be consistent, using
      prefix fwd_txm and inv_txm for forward and inverse respectively
      
      To encode in lossless mode, using "--lossless=1 --min-q=0 --max-q=0"
      with vpxenc.
      
      Change-Id: Ifae53b26d2ffbe378d707e29d96817b8a5e6c068
      17db5d00
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      fix the lossless experiment · 16f25f9d
      Yaowu Xu authored
      Change-Id: I95acfc1417634b52d344586ab97f0abaa9a4b256
      16f25f9d
  14. 08 Jan, 2013 1 commit
  15. 18 Dec, 2012 1 commit
  16. 30 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  17. 27 Nov, 2012 1 commit
    • John Koleszar's avatar
      Add vp9_ prefix to all vp9 files · fcccbcbb
      John Koleszar authored
      Support for gyp which doesn't support multiple objects in the same
      static library having the same basename.
      
      Change-Id: Ib947eefbaf68f8b177a796d23f875ccdfa6bc9dc
      fcccbcbb
  18. 25 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  19. 16 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  20. 15 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  21. 13 Nov, 2012 1 commit
    • Yunqing Wang's avatar
      Optimize 8x8 dequant and idct · e60478d4
      Yunqing Wang authored
      Similar to 16x16 dequant and idct, based on the value of eobs, the
      8x8 dequant and idct calculation was simplified to improve decorder
      performance.
      
      Combined vp9_dequant_idct_add_8x8 and vp9_dequant_dc_idct_add_8x8
      to eliminate duplicate code.
      
      Change-Id: Ia58e50ab27f7012b7379c495837c9c0b5ba9cf7f
      e60478d4
  22. 10 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  23. 08 Nov, 2012 1 commit
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Implement tx_select for superblock encoding. · 1d4fbeb3
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      Also split superblock handling code out of decode_macroblock() into
      a new function decode_superblock(), for easier readability.
      
      Derf +0.05%, HD +0.2%, STDHD +0.1%. We can likely get further gains
      by allowing to select mb_skip_coeff for a subset of the complete SB
      or something along those lines, because although this change allows
      coding smaller transforms for bigger predictors, it increases the
      overhead of coding EOBs to skip the parts where the residual is
      near-zero, and thus the overall gain is not as high as we'd expect.
      
      Change-Id: I552ce1286487267f504e3090b683e15515791efa
      1d4fbeb3
  24. 02 Nov, 2012 2 commits
  25. 01 Nov, 2012 1 commit
  26. 31 Oct, 2012 3 commits
  27. 20 Aug, 2012 1 commit
    • Ronald S. Bultje's avatar
      Superblock coding. · 5d4cffb3
      Ronald S. Bultje authored
      This commit adds a pick_sb_mode() function which selects the best 32x32
      superblock coding mode. Then it selects the best per-MB modes, compares
      the two and encodes that in the bitstream.
      
      The bitstream coding is rather simplistic right now. At the SB level,
      we code a bit to indicate whether this block uses SB-coding (32x32
      prediction) or MB-coding (anything else), and then we follow with the
      actual modes. This could and should be modified in the future, but is
      omitted from this commit because it will likely involve reorganizing
      much more code rather than just adding SB coding, so it's better to let
      that be judged on its own merits.
      
      Gains on derf: about even, YT/HD: +0.75%, STD/HD: +1.5%.
      
      Change-Id: Iae313a7cbd8f75b3c66d04a68b991cb096eaaba6
      5d4cffb3
  28. 17 Jul, 2012 1 commit
  29. 29 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Hui Su's avatar
      Add lossless compression mode. · e44ee38a
      Hui Su authored
      This commit adds lossless compression capability to the experimental
      branch. The lossless experiment can be enabled using --enable-lossless
      in configure. When the experiment is enabled, the encoder will use
      lossless compression mode by command line option --lossless, and the
      decoder automatically recognizes a losslessly encoded clip and decodes
      accordingly.
      
      To achieve the lossless coding, this commit has changed the following:
          1. To encode at lossless mode, encoder forces the use of unit
      quantizer, i.e, Q 0, where effective quantization is 1. Encoder also
      disables the usage of 8x8 transform and allows only 4x4 transform;
          2. At Q 0, the first order 4x4  DCT/IDCT have been switched over
      to a pair of forward and inverse Walsh-Hadamard Transform
      (http://goo.gl/EIsfy),  with proper scaling applied to match the range
      of the original 4x4 DCT/IDCT pair;
          3. At Q 0, the second order remains to use the previous
      walsh-hadamard transform pair. However, to maintain the reversibility
      in second order transform at Q 0, scaling down is applied to first
      order DC coefficients prior to forward transform, and scaling up is
      applied to the second order output prior to quantization. Symmetric
      upscaling and downscaling are added around inverse second order
      transform;
          4. At lossless mode, encoder also disables a number of minor
      features to ensure no loss is introduced, these features includes:
              a. Trellis quantization optimization
              b. Loop filtering
              c. Aggressive zero-binning, rounding and zero-bin boosting
              d. Mode based zero-bin boosting
      
      Lossless coding test was performed on all clips within the derf set,
      to verify that the commit has achieved lossless compression for all
      clips. The average compression ratio is around 2.57 to 1.
      (http://goo.gl/dEShs)
      
      Change-Id: Ia3aba7dd09df40dd590f93b9aba134defbc64e34
      e44ee38a
  30. 15 Mar, 2012 1 commit
    • Yaowu Xu's avatar
      WebM Experimental Codec Branch Snapshot · 6035da54
      Yaowu Xu authored
      This is a code snapshot of experimental work currently ongoing for a
      next-generation codec.
      
      The codebase has been cut down considerably from the libvpx baseline.
      For example, we are currently only supporting VBR 2-pass rate control
      and have removed most of the code relating to coding speed, threading,
      error resilience, partitions and various other features.  This is in
      part to make the codebase easier to work on and experiment with, but
      also because we want to have an open discussion about how the bitstream
      will be structured and partitioned and not have that conversation
      constrained by past work.
      
      Our basic working pattern has been to initially encapsulate experiments
      using configure options linked to #IF CONFIG_XXX statements in the
      code. Once experiments have matured and we are reasonably happy that
      they give benefit and can be merged without breaking other experiments,
      we remove the conditional compile statements and merge them in.
      
      Current changes include:
      * Temporal coding experiment for segments (though still only 4 max, it
        will likely be increased).
      * Segment feature experiment - to allow various bits of information to
        be coded at the segment level. Features tested so far include mode
        and reference frame information, limiting end of block offset and
        transform size, alongside Q and loop filter parameters, but this set
        is very fluid.
      * Support for 8x8 transform - 8x8 dct with 2nd order 2x2 haar is used
        in MBs using 16x16 prediction modes within inter frames.
      * Compound prediction (combination of signals from existing predictors
        to create a new predictor).
      * 8 tap interpolation filters and 1/8th pel motion vectors.
      * Loop filter modifications.
      * Various entropy modifications and changes to how entropy contexts and
        updates are handled.
      * Extended quantizer range matched to transform precision improvements.
      
      There are also ongoing further experiments that we hope to merge in the
      near future: For example, coding of motion and other aspects of the
      prediction signal to better support larger image formats, use of larger
      block sizes (e.g. 32x32 and up) and lossless non-transform based coding
      options (especially for key frames). It is our hope that we will be
      able to make regular updates and we will warmly welcome community
      contributions.
      
      Please be warned that, at this stage, the codebase is currently slower
      than VP8 stable branch as most new code has not been optimized, and
      even the 'C' has been deliberately written to be simple and obvious,
      not fast.
      
      The following graphs have the initial test results, numbers in the
      tables measure the compression improvement in terms of percentage. The
      build has  the following optional experiments configured:
      --enable-experimental --enable-enhanced_interp --enable-uvintra
      --enable-high_precision_mv --enable-sixteenth_subpel_uv
      
      CIF Size clips:
      http://getwebm.org/tmp/cif/
      HD size clips:
      http://getwebm.org/tmp/hd/
      (stable_20120309 represents encoding results of WebM master branch
      build as of commit#7a159071)
      
      They were encoded using the following encode parameters:
      --good --cpu-used=0 -t 0 --lag-in-frames=25 --min-q=0 --max-q=63
      --end-usage=0 --auto-alt-ref=1 -p 2 --pass=2 --kf-max-dist=9999
      --kf-min-dist=0 --drop-frame=0 --static-thresh=0 --bias-pct=50
      --minsection-pct=0 --maxsection-pct=800 --sharpness=0
      --arnr-maxframes=7 --arnr-strength=3(for HD,6 for CIF)
      --arnr-type=3
      
      Change-Id: I5c62ed09cfff5815a2bb34e7820d6a810c23183c
      6035da54
  31. 01 Mar, 2012 1 commit
  32. 15 Dec, 2011 1 commit
    • Scott LaVarnway's avatar
      Moved dequant idct into common · a53d5a4c
      Scott LaVarnway authored
      These functions are now used by the encoder.
      This is WIP with the goal of creating a common idct/add for
      the encoder and decoder.  A boost of 1.8% was seen for
      the HD rt test clip used.
      
      [Tero] Added needed changes to ARM side.
      
      Change-Id: Ibbb8000be09034203d7adffc457d3c3f8b06a5bf
      a53d5a4c
  33. 25 Nov, 2011 1 commit
    • Scott LaVarnway's avatar
      Modified the inverse walsh to output directly · 4a91541c
      Scott LaVarnway authored
      to the dqcoeff or qcoeff buffer.  The encoder would
      populate the dc coeffs of the y blocks as a separate
      stage (recon_dcblock) and the decoder would use a special
      version of the idct.  This change eliminates the extra copy
      and reduces the code footprint.
      
      [Tero] Added needed changes to armv6 and NEON assembly.
      
      Change-Id: I83202ffdbaf83f6e5dd69f4ba2519fcf0b13b3ba
      4a91541c