Trace Files and Statistics:
H.264/SVC Video Trace Library

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When you use the traces, please cite:

Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein, and Beshan Kulapala. Network Performance Evaluation with Frame Size and Quality Traces of Single-Layer and Two-Layer Video: A Tutorial. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, 6(3):58-78, Third Quarter 2004.

and

Geert Van der Auwera, Prasanth T. David, and Martin Reisslein. Traffic and Quality Characterization of Single-Layer Video Streams Encoded with H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding Standard and Scalable Video Coding Extension. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 54(3):698-718, September 2008.

For the implications of the hierarchical B frames in H.264 SVC for the timing of the video frame transmissions please refer to:
Geert Van der Auwera and Martin Reisslein. Implications of Smoothing on Statistical Multiplexing of H.264/AVC and SVC Video Streams. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 55(3):541-558, September 2009.



  Quantization Parameters
Multiple Layer H.264/SVC
(I-P-B Quant.)
(H1) = 10-10-12  (H2) = 16-16-18  (H3) = 22-22-24    (H4) = 24-24-26    (H5) = 28-28-30  
(
H6) = 34-34-36  (H7) = 38-38-40  (H8) = 42-42-44
   (H9) = 48-48-50 ;  No RC
Single Layer H.264 SVC
(Cascading Quant.)
(S1) = 10  (S2) = 16  (S3) = 22    (S4) = 24    (S5) = 28  
(
S6) = 34  (S7) = 38  (S
8) = 42    (S9) = 48;  No RC
Encoding Setup GxBy = Group of Picture size is x (no. frames); no. B frames in between I/P key pictures is y
Configuration file settings explained in TR above



Poster Links, Availability, and Comments

Tokyo Olympics

30fps, ~74 min., DVD source
Single/Temporal: CIF
Spatial: QCIF base layer, CIF enhancement layer

Single Layer
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Temporally Scalable
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

H.264 SVC Spatially Scalable
G16B3 

 

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Silence of the Lambs

30fps, ~30 min., DVD source)
Single/Temporal: CIF
Spatial: QCIF base layer, CIF enhancement layer

Single Layer
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Temporally Scalable
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Spatially Scalable
G16B3 

 

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Star Wars IV

30fps, ~30 min., DVD source
Single/Temporal: CIF
Spatial: QCIF base layer, CIF enhancement layer

Single Layer
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Temporally Scalable
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Spatially Scalable
G16B3 

 

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Sony Demo

30fps, ~10 min., DVD source
Single/Temporal: CIF
Spatial: QCIF base layer, CIF enhancement layer

Single Layer
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Temporally Scalable
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Spatially Scalable
G16B3 

 

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NBC News

30fps, ~30 min., TV capture source, Courtesy: NBC 12 News
Single/Temporal: CIF
Spatial: QCIF base layer, CIF enhancement layer

Single Layer
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Temporally Scalable
G16B1  G16B3  G16B7  G16B15 

Spatially Scalable
G16B3 

 

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