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Y. Ye, G. W. McClellan, Y. He, X. Xiu, Y. He, J. Dong, Can Bal, E. Ryu, "Codec architecture for multiple layer video coding", US Patent App. 13/937,645, 2014.
T. Nguyen, L. Tran, Can Bal, and R. Khoshabeh, "Multi View Synthesis Method and Display Devices with Spatial and Inter-View Consistency," WO 2013/062944, 2013.

Journal Papers

3Can Bal, T.Q. Nguyen, "A Novel 3D Video Codec Based on 3D-AVC and Image Domain Warping," IEEE Tran. Circuits and Systems on Video Technologies, in review, unpublished
2Can Bal, T.Q. Nguyen, "Multiview Video plus Depth Coding with Depth-based Prediction Mode," IEEE Tran. Circuits and Systems on Video Technologies, vol.24, no.6, pp.995-1005, June 2014
1L. Tran, Can Bal, C.J. Pal, T.Q. Nguyen, "On Consistent Inter-view Synthesis for Autostereoscopic Displays," 3D Research Express, vol. 3, 2012

Conference Papers

5Can Bal, T.Q. Nguyen, "Depth-based Prediction Mode for 3D Video Coding," ICIP 2013
4N. Stefanoski, Can Bal, M. Lang, O. Wang, A. Smolic, "Depth Estimation and Depth Enhancement by Diffusion of Depth Features,"ICIP 2013
3A. Jain, Can Bal, T.Q. Nguyen, "Tally: A Web-based Subjective Testing Tool," QoMEX 2013
2A. Jain, Can Bal, A. Robinson, D. MacLeod, T.Q. Nguyen, "Temporal Aspects of Binocular Suppression in 3D Video," VPQM 2012
1Can Bal, A. Jain, T.Q. Nguyen, "Detection and Removal of Binocular Luster in Compressed 3D Images," ICASSP 2011


Ph.D.Can Bal, "Comparison of Depth Image-Based Rendering and Image Domain Warping in 3D Video Coding," Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, San Diego, 2015
M.Sc.Can Bal, "Three-dimensional Video Coding on Mobile Platforms," Master's thesis, Bilkent University, Ankara, 2009


R. Khoshabeh, Can Bal, A. Jain, L. Tran, S. Chan, T.Q. Nguyen, "Next-generation 3D: From Depth Estimation to the Display," IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, vol. 6, no. 8, 2011


Depth-based 3D Video Coding

A 3D video codec for the depth-based 3D video, which supports next generation autostereoscopic displays.

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A modern web-based tool to help automate data collection for subjective video quality experiments.

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Real Time View Synthesis

A virtual view synthesis algorithm and its CUDA implementation for accurate and real time synthesis.


3D Artifact Analysis

Study of the psychovisual background of binocular luster, the shine artifact, induced by JPEG compression of stereo images.

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