Anthony Vetro

Anthony Vetro
  • Phone: 617-621-7591
  • Email: avetro[at]merl[dot]com
  • Biography

    Vetro joined MERL in 1996 and has been conducting research in the area of multimedia signal processing. He has contributed to the transfer and development of several technologies to digital television, surveillance, automotive, and satellite imaging systems. He has been an active participant in video coding standards and currently serves as Head of the US Delegation to MPEG.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Tian, D., Mansour, H., Vetro, A., Wang, Y., Ortega, A., "Depth-Assisted Stereo Videa Enhancement Using Graph-Based Approaches", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), ISBN: 978-1-4799-5750-7, October 2014, pp. 71-75.
    •  Tian, D., Knyazev, A., Mansour, H., Vetro, A., "Chebyshev and Conjugate Gradient Filters for Graph Image Denoising", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), DOI: 10.1109/ICMEW.2014.6890711, ISSN: 1945-7871, July 2014, pp. 1-6.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-062
      • @inproceedings{Tian2014jul,
      • author = {Tian, D. and Knyazev, A. and Mansour, H. and Vetro, A.},
      • title = {Chebyshev and Conjugate Gradient Filters for Graph Image Denoising},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {1--6},
      • month = jul,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ICMEW.2014.6890711},
      • issn = {1945-7871},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-062}
      • }
    •  Mansour, H, , Vetro, A., "Video background subtraction using semi-supervised robust matrix completion", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6854862, May 2014, pp. 6528-6532.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-026
      • @inproceedings{Mansour2014may,
      • author = {Mansour, H, and Vetro, A.},
      • title = {Video background subtraction using semi-supervised robust matrix completion},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {6528--6532},
      • month = may,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6854862},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-026}
      • }
    •  Wang, Y., Ortega, A., Tian, D., Vetro, A., "A graph-based joint bilateral approach for depth enhancement", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6853724, May 2014, pp. 885-889.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-028
      • @inproceedings{Wang2014may,
      • author = {Wang, Y. and Ortega, A. and Tian, D. and Vetro, A.},
      • title = {A graph-based joint bilateral approach for depth enhancement},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2014,
      • pages = {885--889},
      • month = may,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6853724},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-028}
      • }
    •  Chen, Y., Vetro, A., "Next-Generation 3D Formats with Depth Map Support", IEEE Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/MMUL.2014.31, ISSN: 1070-986X, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 90-94, April-June 2014.
      BibTeX Download PDFRead TR2014-016
      • @article{Chen2014apr,
      • author = {Chen, Y. and Vetro, A.},
      • title = {Next-Generation 3D Formats with Depth Map Support},
      • journal = {IEEE Multimedia},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 21,
      • number = 2,
      • pages = {90--94},
      • month = apr,
      • organization = {IEEE Computer Society},
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/MMUL.2014.31},
      • issn = {1070-986X},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2014-016}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Disparity Estimation for Misaligned Stereo Image Pairs"
      Inventors: Rzeszutek, Richard; Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,867,826
      Issue Date: Oct 21, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis Using Skip and Direct Modes"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Cheung, Ngai-Man
      Patent No.: 8,854,486
      Issue Date: Oct 7, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis Using Adaptive References"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Zou, Feng
      Patent No.: 8,823,821
      Issue Date: Sep 2, 2014
    • Title: "Coding Images Using Intra Prediction Modes"
      Inventors: Cohen, Robert A.; Vetro, Anthony; Xu, Xiaozhong
      Patent No.: 8,811,760
      Issue Date: Aug 19, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Coding Videos Using Dictionaries"
      Inventors: Cohen, Robert A.; Vetro, Anthony; Kang, Jewon
      Patent No.: 8,767,835
      Issue Date: Jul 1, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Modeling and Estimating Rendering Errors in Virtual Images"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Sun, Huifang; Cheung, Ngai-Man
      Patent No.: 8,692,840
      Issue Date: Apr 8, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Binarization of Biometric Data"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony; Nagar, Bbhishek
      Patent No.: 8,634,606
      Issue Date: Jan 21, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Training and Utilizing Separable Transforms for Video Coding"
      Inventors: Cohen, Robert A.; Sezer, Osman G; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,630,341
      Issue Date: Jan 14, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Securely Determining Manhattan Distances"
      Inventors: Sun, Wei; Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,631,053
      Issue Date: Jan 14, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Embedding Messages into Structured Shapes"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony; Das, Samarjit
      Patent No.: 8,630,444
      Issue Date: Jan 14, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Selecting Transform Types From Mapping Table for Prediction Modes"
      Inventors: Cohen, Robert A.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,929,455
      Issue Date: Jan 6, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Coding Pictures Using Hierarchial Transform Units"
      Inventors: Cohen, Robert A.; Vetro, Anthony; Sun, Huifang
      Patent No.: 8,494,290
      Issue Date: Jul 23, 2013
    • Title: "Method and System for Managing a Hierarchy of Passwords"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yige; Yedidia, Jonathan S.
      Patent No.: 8,495,379
      Issue Date: Jul 23, 2013
    • Title: "Method and System for Authenticating Reliable Biometric Data"
      Inventors: Wang, Yige; Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,433,920
      Issue Date: Apr 30, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Distributed Source Coding of Wavelet Coefficients in Zerotrees"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Wang, Yige; Boufounos, Petros T.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,428,379
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Embedding Messages into Documents Using DistanceFields"
      Inventors: Perry, Ronald N.; Rane, Shantanu D.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,427,509
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Determining Functions Applied to Signals"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Sun, Wei; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,416,955
      Issue Date: Apr 9, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Virtual Image Synthesis"
      Inventors: Yea, Sehoon; Oh, Kwan Jung; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,395,642
      Issue Date: Mar 12, 2013
    • Title: "Pre-Processing Biometric Parameters Before Encoding and Decoding"
      Inventors: Draper, Stark C.; Sutcu, Yagiz; Vetro, Anthony; Yedidia, Jonathan S.
      Patent No.: 8,375,218
      Issue Date: Feb 22, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Synthesizing a Virtual Image from a Reduced Resolution Depth Image"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony; Oh, Kwan Jung; Yea, Sehoon
      Patent No.: 8,374,456
      Issue Date: Feb 12, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Handling Pixel Occlusions in Stereo ImagesUsing Iterative Support and Decision Processes"
      Inventors: Yea, Sehoon; Min, Dongbo; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,315,426
      Issue Date: Nov 20, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Determining Functions Applied to Signals"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Sun, Wei; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,311,213
      Issue Date: Nov 13, 2012
    • Title: "Determining Disparity Search Range in Stereo Videos"
      Inventors: Yea, Sehoon; Min, Dongbo; Arican, Zafer; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,290,248
      Issue Date: Oct 16, 2012
    • Title: "Depth Reconstruction Filter for Depth Coding Videos"
      Inventors: Yea, Sehoon; Oh, Kwan Jung; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,270,752
      Issue Date: Sep 18, 2012
    • Title: "Secure Similarity Verification Between Encrypted Signals"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Sun, Wei; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,249,250
      Issue Date: Aug 21, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Up-Sampling Depth Images"
      Inventors: Yea, Sehoon; Oh, Kwan Jung; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,189,943
      Issue Date: May 29, 2012
    • Title: "Inverse Tone Mapping for Bit-Depth Scalable Image Coding"
      Inventors: Kim, Woo-Shik; Liu, Shan; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,085,852
      Issue Date: Dec 27, 2011
    • Title: "Method and System for Decoding and Displaying 3D Light Fields"
      Inventors: Matusik, Wojciech; Pfister, Hans Peter; Vetro, Anthony; Yea, Sehoon; Zwicker, Matthias B.
      Patent No.: 8,044,994
      Issue Date: Oct 25, 2011
    • Title: "Inverse Tone Mapping for Bit-Depth Scalable Image Coding Adapted to Variable Block Sizes"
      Inventors: Liu, Shan; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,983,496
      Issue Date: Jul 19, 2011
    • Title: "Method and System for Acquiring, Encoding, Decoding and Displaying 3D Light Fields"
      Inventors: Matusik, Wojciech; Pfister, Hans Peter; Vetro, Anthony; Yea, Sehoon; Zwicker, Matthias B.
      Patent No.: 7,916,934
      Issue Date: Mar 29, 2011
    • Title: "Method and System for Randomly Accessing Multiview Videos with Known Prediction Dependency"
      Inventors: Martinian, Emin; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun; Yea, Sehoon
      Patent No.: 7,903,737
      Issue Date: Mar 8, 2011
    • Title: "Method and Apparatus for Compressing SAR Signals"
      Inventors: Burgess, Stephen R.; Liu, Shan; Lou, Jian; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,876,257
      Issue Date: Jan 25, 2011
    • Title: "Coding Correlated Images Using Syndrome Bits"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony; Yedidia, Jonathan S.
      Patent No.: 7,860,158
      Issue Date: Dec 28, 2010
    • Title: "Filtering Artifacts in Images with 3D Spatio-Temporal FuzzyFilters"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony; Vo, Dung Trung; Yea, Sehoon
      Patent No.: 7,822,286
      Issue Date: Oct 26, 2010
    • Title: "Biometric Based User Authentication and Data Encryption"
      Inventors: Draper, Stark C.; Khisti, Ashish J.; Martinian, Emin; Vetro, Anthony; Yedidia, Jonathan S.
      Patent No.: 7,779,268
      Issue Date: Aug 17, 2010
    • Title: "Context Aware Image Conversion Method and Playback System"
      Inventors: Forlines, Clifton L.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,773,099
      Issue Date: Aug 10, 2010
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis using Side Information"
      Inventors: Ince, Serdar; Martinian, Emin; Oh, Jong Dae; Vetro, Anthony; Yea, Sehoon
      Patent No.: 7,728,878
      Issue Date: Jun 1, 2010
    • Title: "Method and System for Synthesizing Multiview Videos"
      Inventors: Behrens, Alexander; Martinian, Emin; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun
      Patent No.: 7,728,877
      Issue Date: Jun 1, 2010
    • Title: "Video Encoding With Motion-Selective Wavelet Transform"
      Inventors: Wang, Bei Bei; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yao
      Patent No.: 7,715,480
      Issue Date: May 11, 2010
    • Title: "Method for Randomly Accessing Multiview Videos"
      Inventors: Behrens, Alexander; Martinian, Emin; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun
      Patent No.: 7,710,462
      Issue Date: May 4, 2010
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis using Skip and Direct Modes"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony; Yea, Sehoon
      Patent No.: 7,671,894
      Issue Date: Mar 2, 2010
    • Title: "Quality Control for Image Transcoding"
      Inventors: Schwenke, Derek L.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,672,524
      Issue Date: Mar 2, 2010
    • Title: "Biometric Based User Authentication and Data Encryption"
      Inventors: Martinian, Emin; Vetro, Anthony; Yedidia, Jonathan S.; Yekhanin, Sergey M.
      Patent No.: 7,620,818
      Issue Date: Nov 17, 2009
    • Title: "System and Method for Reducing Ringing Artifacts in Images"
      Inventors: Barner, Kenneth E.; Kong, Hao-Song; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,551,792
      Issue Date: Jun 23, 2009
    • Title: "Resource-Constrained Sampling of Multiple Compressed Videos"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,489,726
      Issue Date: Feb 10, 2009
    • Title: "Method and System for Managing Reference Pictures in Multiview Videos"
      Inventors: Behrens, Alexander; Martinian, Emin; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun
      Patent No.: 7,489,342
      Issue Date: Feb 10, 2009
    • Title: "System and Method for Joint De-Interlacing and Down-Sampling using Adaptive Frame and Field Filtering"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun
      Patent No.: 7,483,577
      Issue Date: Jan 27, 2009
    • Title: "Multiview Video Decomposition and Encoding"
      Inventors: Martinian, Emin; Vetro, Anthony; Xin, Jun
      Patent No.: 7,468,745
      Issue Date: Dec 23, 2008
    • Title: "Image Transcoding"
      Inventors: Hata, Toshihiko; Kong, Hao-Song; Kuwahara, Naoki; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,440,626
      Issue Date: Oct 21, 2008
    • Title: "System and Method for Filtering Artifacts in Images"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Nie, Yao; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,412,109
      Issue Date: Aug 12, 2008
    • Title: "Error Concealing Decoding Method of Intra-Frames of Compressed Videos"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Kung, Wei-Ying; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,394,855
      Issue Date: Jul 1, 2008
    • Title: "Video Transcoding of Scalable Multi-Layer Videos to Single Layer Video"
      Inventors: Chiang, Tihao; Lin, Yao-Chung; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Chung-Neng
      Patent No.: 7,391,807
      Issue Date: Jun 24, 2008
    • Title: "Method for Ordering Data Structures in Multimedia"
      Inventors: Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,383,504
      Issue Date: Jun 3, 2008
    • Title: "Rate-Distortion Models for Error Resilient Video Transcoding"
      Inventors: Liu, Bede; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xia, Minghui
      Patent No.: 7,349,472
      Issue Date: Mar 25, 2008
    • Title: "System and Method for Classifying Pixels in Images"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Nie, Yao; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,346,224
      Issue Date: Mar 18, 2008
    • Title: "Error Resilient Encoding Method for Inter-Frames of Compressed Videos"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Kung, Wei-Ying; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,324,698
      Issue Date: Jan 29, 2008
    • Title: "Resource-Constrained Encoding of Multiple Videos"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,324,592
      Issue Date: Jan 29, 2008
    • Title: "System and Method for Determining Coding Modes, DCT Types and Quantizers for Video Coding"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Zhang, Ximin
      Patent No.: 7,280,597
      Issue Date: Oct 9, 2007
    • Title: "Encoding a Video with a Variable Frame Rate while Minimizing Total Average Distortion"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yige
      Patent No.: 7,209,519
      Issue Date: Apr 24, 2007
    • Title: "Video Transcoder with Spatial Resolution Reduction and Drift Compensation"
      Inventors: Liu, Bede; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Yin, Peng
      Patent No.: 7,170,932
      Issue Date: Jan 30, 2007
    • Title: "Transcoding Compressed Videos to Reducing Resolution Videos"
      Inventors: Kong, Hao-Song; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,142,601
      Issue Date: Nov 28, 2006
    • Title: "Adaptive Error-Resilient Video Encoding Using Multiple Description Motion Compensation"
      Inventors: Lin, Shunan; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yao
      Patent No.: 7,106,907
      Issue Date: Sep 12, 2006
    • Title: "Dynamic Optimal Path Selection in Multiple Communications Networks"
      Inventors: Sahinoglu, Zafer; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,099,277
      Issue Date: Aug 29, 2006
    • Title: "System and Method for Adaptive Field and Frame Video Encoding Using Motion Activity"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Zhang, Ximin
      Patent No.: 7,092,442
      Issue Date: Aug 15, 2006
    • Title: "Video Transcoder with Drift Compensation"
      Inventors: Liu, Bede; Poon, Tommy C; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Yin, Peng
      Patent No.: 7,088,780
      Issue Date: Aug 8, 2006
    • Title: "Environment Aware Services for Mobile Devices"
      Inventors: Bhatti, Ghulam M.; Cukier, Johnas I.; Matsubara, Tsutoma; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 7,013,149
      Issue Date: Feb 22, 2006
    • Title: "Directivity Characteristics of Mobile Terminals"
      Inventors: Sahinoglu, Zafer; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,954,650
      Issue Date: Oct 11, 2005
    • Title: "Dynamic Network Resource Allocation Using Multimedia Content Features and Traffic Features"
      Inventors: Wong, Hau-San; Guan, Ling; Joyce, Robert A.; Kung, Sun-Yuan; Vetro, Anthony; Wu, Min
      Patent No.: 6,947,378
      Issue Date: Sep 20, 2005
    • Title: "Constant Quality Bit-Rate Allocation for Scalable Video Bitstreams"
      Inventors: Shi, Yun-Qing; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Zhang, Ximin
      Patent No.: 6,925,120
      Issue Date: Aug 2, 2005
    • Title: "Video Transcoder with Up Sampling"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,898,241
      Issue Date: May 24, 2005
    • Title: "Digital Video Format Converter and Method Therefor"
      Inventors: Bao, Jay; Poon, Tommy C; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,859,495
      Issue Date: Feb 22, 2005
    • Title: "Extraction of Semantic and Higher Level Features from Low-Level Features of Multimedia Content"
      Inventors: Chang, Shih-Fu; Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Xu, Peng
      Patent No.: 6,763,069
      Issue Date: Jul 13, 2004
    • Title: "Video Transcoder with Spatial Resolution Reduction"
      Inventors: Liu, Bede; Poon, Tommy C; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Yin, Peng
      Patent No.: 6,671,322
      Issue Date: Dec 30, 2003
    • Title: "Estimating Total Average Distortion in a Video with Variable Frameskip"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yao
      Patent No.: 6,671,324
      Issue Date: Dec 30, 2003
    • Title: "Method for Encoding and Transcoding Multiple Video Objects with Variable Temporal Resolution"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,650,705
      Issue Date: Nov 18, 2003
    • Title: "Network Surveillance and Control System"
      Inventors: DaGraca, Paul; Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,646,676
      Issue Date: Nov 11, 2003
    • Title: "Video Transcoding Using Syntactic and Semantic Clues"
      Inventors: Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,574,279
      Issue Date: Jun 3, 2003
    • Title: "Method for Representing and Comparing Multimedia Content"
      Inventors: Divakaran, Ajay; Kung, Sun-Yuan; Lin, I-Jong; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,546,135
      Issue Date: Apr 8, 2003
    • Title: "Adaptable Compressed Bitstream Transcoder"
      Inventors: Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,542,546
      Issue Date: Apr 1, 2003
    • Title: "Estimating Rate-Distortion Characteristics of Binary Shape Data"
      Inventors: Guleryuz, Onur G.; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yao
      Patent No.: 6,542,545
      Issue Date: Apr 1, 2003
    • Title: "Three-Layer Scaleable Decoder and Method of Decoding"
      Inventors: Poon, Tommy C; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,519,288
      Issue Date: Feb 11, 2003
    • Title: "Object-Based Bitstream Transcoder"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony; Wang, Yao
      Patent No.: 6,493,386
      Issue Date: Dec 10, 2002
    • Title: "Adaptable Bitstream Video Delivery System"
      Inventors: Divakaran, Ajay; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,490,320
      Issue Date: Dec 3, 2002
    • Title: "Method for Ordering Image Spaces to Search for Object Surfaces"
      Inventors: Kung, Sun-Yuan; Lin, I-Jong; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,400,846
      Issue Date: Jun 4, 2002
    • Title: "Method for Ordering Image Spaces to Represent Object Shapes"
      Inventors: Kung, Sun-Yuan; Lin, I-Jong; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,307,964
      Issue Date: Oct 23, 2001
    • Title: "Object Boundary Detection Using a Constrained Viterbi Search"
      Inventors: Kung, Sun-Yuan; Lin, I-Jong; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,266,443
      Issue Date: Jul 24, 2001
    • Title: "Motion Compensated Digital Video Signal Processing"
      Inventors: Chen, Yen-Kuang; Kung, Sun-Yuan; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,192,080
      Issue Date: Feb 20, 2001
    • Title: "Digital Video Decoder and Method of Decoding a Digital Video Signal"
      Inventors: Bao, Jay; Poon, Tommy C; Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 6,144,698
      Issue Date: Nov 7, 2000
    • Title: "Adaptive Video Coding Method"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 5,969,764
      Issue Date: Oct 19, 1999
    • Title: "Adaptive Video Coding Method"
      Inventors: Sun, Huifang; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 5,790,196
      Issue Date: Aug 4, 1998
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