Publications

Book chapters:

 
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124201491000053
M. NACCARI and M. Mrak, “Perceptually optimized video compression”, Academic press library in signal processing, R. Chellappa and S. Theodoridis editors, Elsevier, vol. 5, pp. 155-196, 2014.
 
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-3831-1_15
M.-N. Garcia, S. Argyropoulos, N. Staelens, M. NACCARI, M. Rios-Quintero and A. Raake,  “Video Streaming”, Chapter 19 of Quality of Experience, Springer, pp. 277-297, March 2014.
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-3831-1_15M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Comparing spatial masking Comparing spatial masking modelling in just noticeable distortion controlled H.264/AVC video coding", Analysis, Retrieval and Delivery of Multimedia Content - Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, vol. 158, pp 253-267, January 2013.

Journal papers:

 
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7095562/
I. Zupancic, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, E. Izquierdo, "Two-Pass Rate Control for Improved Quality of Experience in UHDTV Delivery", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 167-179, February 2017, doi: 10.1109/JSTSP.2016.2634458.
 
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7095562/
Y. Zhang, M. NACCARI, D. Agrafiotis, M. Mrak, D. Bull, "High dynamic range video compression exploiting luminance masking", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 950-964, May 2016, doi:10.1109/TCSVT.2015.2426552.
 
http://mmc.committees.comsoc.org/files/2016/06/MMTC_Communication-Frontiers_Jan_2016.pdf
A. S. Dias, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, "Contouring artefacts prevention in compressed UHD video sequences: tools and analysis of their performance", IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee - Technical Frontiers, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 67-72, January 2016.
 
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7265015
D. Flynn, D. Marpe, M. NACCARI, T. Nguyen, C. Rosewarne, K. Sharman, J. Sole, J. Xu, "Overview of the range extensions for the HEVC Standard: tools, profiles, and performance", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 4-19, January 2016, doi:10.1109/TCSVT.2015.2478707.
 
A. Gabriellini, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, D. Flynn and G. V.Wallendael, “Adaptive transform skipping for improved coding of motion compensated residuals”, Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 197-208, March 2013, doi:10.1016/j.image.2012.11.007.
 
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Advanced H.264/AVC based perceptual video coding: architecture, tools and assessment", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 766-782, June 2011, doi:10.1109/TCSVT.2011.2130430.
 
F. De Simone, M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi, F. Dufaux, S. Tubaro and T. Ebrahimi, "Subjective quality assessment of H.264/AVC video streaming with packet losses", EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, vol. 2011, no. 1, pp. 1-12, January 2011, doi:10.1155/2011/190431.
 
M. Tagliasacchi, G. Valenzise, M. NACCARI and S. Tubaro, "Reduced-reference video quality assessment using distributed source coding", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 471-492, January 2010, doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0473-7.
 
M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi and S. Tubaro, "No-reference video quality monitoring of H.264/AVC coded video", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 932-946, August 2009, doi:10.1109/TMM.2009.2021785.
 
R. Bernardini, M. NACCARI, R. Rinaldo, M. Tagliasacchi, S. Tubaro and P. Zontone, "Rate allocation for robust video streaming based on distributed video coding", Signal Processing-Image Communication, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 391-403, June 2008, doi:10.1016/j.image.2008.04.004.

Papers in proceedings of international conferences:

  2016
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
I. Zupancic, E. Izquierdo, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, “Two-Pass Rate Control for UHDTV Delivery with HEVC,” in Proc. 32nd Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2016), Nuremberg, DE, December 2016.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
I. Zupancic, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, E. Izquierdo, "Studying Rate Control Methods for UHDTV Delivery Using HEVC", in Proceedings of International Symposium (ELMAR), Zadar, HR, September 2016.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
S. Blasi, M. NACCARI, R. Weerakkody, J. Funnel, M. Mrak, "The open-source Turing codec: towards fast, flexible and parallel HEVC encoding", in Proceedings of the International Broadcasting Convention Conference (IBC), Amsterdam, NL, September 2016 doi:10.1049/ibc.2016.0038.
  
 2015
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
N. Casali, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak, R. Leonardi, "Adaptive quantisation in HEVC for contouring artefacts removal in UHD content", in Proceedings of IEEE Internal Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Québec City, CA, September 2015.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI, R. Weerakkody, J. Funnell, M. Mrak, "Enabling ultra high definition television services with the HEVC standard: The THIRA project", in Proceedings of IEEE Internal Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Turin, IT, June-July 2015.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI, A. Gabriellini, M. Mrak, S. Blasi, I. Zupancic, E. Izquierdo, "HEVC coding optimisation for ultra high definition television services", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Cairns, AU, June 2015.
  
 2013
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI, S. Blasi, M. Mrak, E. Izquierdo, "Improving Inter Prediction in HEVC with Residual DPCM for Lossless Screen Content Coding", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), San José, CA, USA, December 2013.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI and M. Mrak, “Intensity dependent spatial quantization with application in HEVC” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), San José, CA, USA, July 2013.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
Y. Zhang, D. Agrafiotis, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak and D. Bull, “Visual masking phenomena with high dynamic range content”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne, September 2013.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI and M. Mrak, “Binary alpha channel compression for coding of supplementary video streams”, in Proceedings of international workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Pula, IT, September-October 2013.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
Y. Zhang, M. NACCARI, D. Agrafiotis, M. Mrak and D. R. Bull, “High dynamic range video compression by intensity dependent spatial quantization in HEVC”, in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), San José, CA, USA, December 2013.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI, S. Blasi, M. Mrak and E. Izquierdo, “Improving inter prediction in HEVC with residual DPCM for lossless screen content coding”, in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), San José, CA, USA, December 2013.
  
  2012
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1NEd3RVE0UExTemFjWGFzYTJPc0Y5QQ/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Adaptive bilateral filter for improved in-loop filtering in the emerging High Efficiency Video Coding standard", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Kraków, PL, May 2012.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1dTFJS2doS3BSSGVTeXdON0VhTXNidw/edit?usp=sharing
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Quadratic modelling rate control in the emerging High Efficiency Video Coding standard", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Kraków, PL, May 2012.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1dFZZeG1DN3RTMUs4Sk9HUzF3YU9XZw/edit?usp=sharing
M. B. Cassa, M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Fast rate distortion optimization for the emerging HEVC standard", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Kraków, PL, May 2012.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByXUd5epVky1UERrWDVLMkU0cUE/edit?usp=sharing
G. Cernigliaro, M. NACCARI, F. Jaureguizar, J. Cabrera, F. Pereira and N. García, "Depth perceptual video coding for free viewpoint video based on H.264/AVC", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Kraków, PL, May 2012.
 
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6466826
 A. Gabriellini, M. NACCARI, M. Mrak and D. Flynn, “Spatial transform skip in the emerging High Efficiency Video Coding standard”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Orlando, FL, USA, September-October 2012.
   
  2011
 
G. Cernigliaro, M. NACCARI, F. Jaureguizar, J. Cabrera, F. Pereira and N. García, "A new fast motion estimation and mode decision algorithm for H.264 depth maps encoding in free viewpoint TV", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Brussels, BE, September 2011.
 
M. NACCARI, C. Brites, J. Ascenso and F. Pereira, "Low complexity deblocking filter perceptual optimization for the HEVC codec", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Brussels, BE, September 2011.
 
G. Carmo, M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Binary tree decomposition depth coding for 3D video applications", in Proceedings of International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Barcellona, ES, July 2011.
 
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Integrating a spatial just noticeable distortion model in the under development HEVC codec", in Proceedings of International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, CZ, May 2011, link to the lecture presentation.
 
A. S. Cabrita, M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, “Perceptually driven coefficients pruning and quantization for the H.264/AVC standard”, in Proceedings of International Conference on Computer as a tool (EUROCON) and ConfTele, Lisbon, PT, April 2011.
   
  2010
 
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Decoder side just noticeable distortion model estimation for efficient H.264/AVC based perceptual video coding", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Hong Kong, HK, September 2010.
 
M. NACCARI and F. Pereira, "Comparing spatial masking modelling in just noticeable distortion controlled H.264/AVC video coding", in Proceedings of International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), Desenzano del Garda, IT, April 2010.
 
F. De Simone, M. Tagliasacchi, M. NACCARI, S. Tubaro and T. Ebrahimi, "A H.264/AVC video database for the evaluation of quality metrics", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, TX, USA, March 2010.
   
  2009
 
M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi and S. Tubaro, "Subjective evaluation of a no-reference video quality monitoring algorithm for H.264/AVC video over a noisy channel", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo, EG, November 2010.
 
F. De Simone, M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi, F. Dufaux, S. Tubaro and T. Ebrahimi, "Subjective assessment of H.264/AVC video sequences transmitted over a noisy channel" in Proceedings of first International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia EXperience (QoMEX), San Diego, CA, USA, July 2009, Qualcomm best student paper award.
 
A. Albonico, G. Valenzise, M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi and S. Tubaro, "A reduced-reference video structural similarity metric based on no-reference estimation of channel-induced distortion", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, TW, April 2009.
   
  2008
 
G. Valenzise, M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi and S. Tubaro, "Reduced-Reference Estimation of Channel-Induced Video Distortion using Distributed Source Coding", in Proceedings of ACM multimedia, Vancouver, October 2008.
 
M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi, F. Pereira and S. Tubaro, “No-reference modeling and estimation of the channel induced distortion at the decoder for video coding applications”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), San Diego, USA, October 2008.
 
M. NACCARI, M. Tagliasacchi, S. Tubaro, P. Zontone, R. Rinaldo and R. Bernardini "Forward error protection for robust video streaming based on distributed video coding principles," in Proceedings of IET Visual Information Engeneering (VIE), workshop on scalable coded media beyond compression, Xian, CN, July 2008.
   
  2007
 
M. NACCARI, G. Bressan, M. Tagliasacchi, F. Pereira and S. Tubaro, "Unequal error protection based on flexible macroblock ordering for H.264/AVC video transcoding", in Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), Lisbon, Portugal, November 2007.
 
R. Bernardini, M .Fumagalli, M. NACCARI, R. Rinaldo, M. Tagliasacchi, S. Tubaro and Zontone, "Error concealment using a DVC approach for video streaming applications", in Proceedings of EURASIP EUropean SIgnal Processing COnference (EUSIPCO), Poznan, Poland, September 2007.
   
  2006
 
D. Migliore, M. Matteucci, M. Naccari and A. Bonarini, "A revaluation of frame difference in fast and robust motion detection", in Proceedings of ACM international workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks (VSSN), Santa Barbara CA, USA, October 2006.
   
  2005
 
A. Bonarini, M. Matteucci, D.A. Migliore, M. Naccari. “A Robust Approach to Motion Detection and Tracking in Indoor Video Surveillance”, in Proceedings of Workshop on Ambient Intelligence in the Conference of Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA), Milano, IT, September, 2005.
   
  Theses
 
M. NACCARI, "Innovative video coding tools for error resilience, automatic quality monitoring and transcoding'', Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electronics and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, November 2008.
 
D.Migliore, M. NACCARI, "Video signal processing for moving objects recognition and tracking", M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Electronics and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, July 2005 (in Italian).