Contribute to xu3kevneuralnetworks quantization notes development by creating an account on github. Imagine an image where intensities change slowly, this will cause noticeable jumps. That is, if we had a histogram plotting number of pixels per intensity, we might want to quantize to. In uniform quantization, each step size represents a constant amount of analog amplitude. Incorporating the fact that the coefficients lying towards the ends of the histogram plot of each detail component represent the structural information of an image, the quantization step sizes become smaller at they approach the ends of the histogram plot. The compressed signal, now occupying a narrower dynamic range. Applicable both for uniform and nonuniform quantizers how to find the partition and reconstruction levels for mulaw quantizer apply inverse mulaw mapping to the partition and reconstruction levels of the uniform quantizer for y.
This sort of quantization is called non uniform quantization. Goat each phoneme class brings its own stress to the telephone system. Uniform and non uniform quantization of gaussian processes 449 of non random functions with continuous derivatives up to the order m can be con sidered as a linear subspace of cm0,t by usual embedding. Uniform quantizers are defined by quantization intervals, which have all the same step size. In order to demonstrate the general ap proach, both uniform and nonuniform quantization of a gaussian process are studied. Quantization non uniform quantization problems with uniform quantization only optimal for uniformly distributed signal real audio signals speech and music are more concentrated near zeros human ear is more sensitive to quantization errors at small values solution using non uniform quantization. Thus, in the case of nonuniform quantization, quantization noise can be made proportional to signal. That is, the time or spatial coordinate t is allowed to take on arbitrary real values perhaps over some interval and the value xt of the signal itself is allowed to take on arbitrary real values again perhaps within some interval. Under what circumstances is a nonuniform quantizer preferable over a uniform quantizer. Objective questions and answers on digital communication. Assuming that you know the pdf of the samples to be quantized design the quantizers step so that it is optimal for that pdf. We proposed additive powersoftwoapot quantization, an efficient non uniform quantization scheme that attends to the bellshaped and longtailed distribution of weights in neural networks. In uniform type, the quantization levels are uniformly spaced, whereasin non uniform type the spacing between the levels will be unequal and mostly the relation is logarithmic.
We present a novel method for neural network quantization that emulates a nonuniform kquantile quantizer, which. Alison e shortt, thomas j naughton, and bahram javidi combined nonuniform quantization and lossless coding of digital holograms of threedimensional objects. Quantization in astrophysics, brownian motion, and supersymmetry. Alaw and mulaw companding implementations using the. Mar 10, 20 for more video lectures from iit professors visit. Uniform, non uniform, dithering color quantization yao wang, nyupoly el5123. In the output signal, the low amplitudes get amplified and the high amplitude levels get. As in the case of uniform quantizers, the pdfoptimized nonuniform quantizers also have problems when. Difference between uniform and nonuniform quantization. The most common nonuniform quantizers are the lloyd max quantizer and the. The l is the number of levels that divide the signal.
Nonuniform quantization in digital communication by. Uniform and nonuniform quantization of gaussian processes oleg seleznjeva,b. While quantizing the signal, we limit the range of quantized signals value to finite range. This transform takes certain parameters, and can produce a nonuniform quantizer, to meet specific needs.
The digital communication notes pdf dc notes book starts with the topics covering model of digital communication systems, pcm generation and reconstruction, ask modulator. Chapter 5 sampling and quantization often the domain and the range of an original signal xt are modeled as contin uous. Oct 28, 20 how can we write matlab code for uniform and non uniform quantization for images. Alaw and mulaw companding implementations using the tms320c54x 9 figure 1. The quantizer step size for each frequency region is usually transmitted explicitly to the decoder as side information as scale factors. The assignment of intensities is as shown in the histogram suppose we knew otherwise. Performance analysis of nonuniform quantizationbased data hiding. Us7088856b2 method for quantization of histogram bin value. The objective is to define the quantizationbased framework that maximizes the performance of the knownhoststate datahiding in the middlewnr taking into account the host probability density function pdf. In general, the peak to peak amplitude of voiced phonemes is approximately ten times that of unvoiced and plosive phonemes, as clearly illustrated in figure 1. Masters thesis performed at fraunhofer institute germany and electronic. The lloydmax quantizer is actually a uniform quantizer when the input pdf is uniformly distributed over the range.
Uniform and nonuniform quantization of gaussian processes. In this paper, we present an iterative non uniform quantization scheme for deep image compression. Uniform noise injection for nonuniform quantization of. After that the quantization itself can use either the quantization routines from the signal processing toolkit, or could be easily written in terms of histc 2 comments. Generalizing the uniform adaptive quantizer to the nonuniform case is relatively straightforward. With recent discoveries of exoplanets in our galaxy and beyond, this astrophysics quantization issue has attracted numerous discussions in the past few years. By constraining all quantization levels as a sum of several powersoftwo terms, apot quantization enjoys overwhelming efficiency of computation and a good match with weights distribution.
Nonuniform quantizers an overview sciencedirect topics. The xmax is the maximum value of the signal and xmin is the minimum value of the signal. The digital holograms of realworld threedimensional objects were captured using phaseshift interferometry. Combined nonuniform quantization and lossless coding of. Transform or mu transform is a method of non uniform quantization. Our techniques are compared experimentally with the uniform quantization approach, and with an alternative nonuniform quantization technique based on the kmeans clustering algorithm. Pdf performance analysis of nonuniform quantization. Inputoutput characteristics demonstrated as follows. This matlab exercise illustrates the process of uniform quantization of a speech sample.
Jan 07, 2016 dear all, how to write a matlab code to produce non uniform quantizer on an image with smaller interval at high occurrence pixel, while larger interval at lower occurrence pixel. Pdf uniform and nonuniform quantization of gaussian processes. However, for a source that does not have a uniform distribution, the minimumdistortion quantizer may not be a uniform quantizer. Chapter 8 analogtodigital and digital to analog conversion. A query on the nonuniform quantization stack exchange. There is a way to do this, and its called non uniform quantization. This transform takes certain parameters, and can produce a non uniform quantizer, to meet specific needs. Nonuniform ad quantization for improveddynamic responses of digitally controlleddcdc converters.
Cs 426 lecture 4 intensity, quantization and dithering. Uniform, nonuniform, dithering color quantization yao wang, nyupoly el5123. Thus, with uniform quantization, the signaltonoise ratio snr is worse for lowlevel signals than for highlevel signals. The performance of a uniform scalar quantizer followed by entropy coding will. This matlab exercise illustrates the process of uniform quantization of a speech sample using a range of bbits per sample, and displays the unquantized signal, the quantized signal. The step sizes of a non uniform quantizer are, in general, uniquely determined by the probability density function pdf of an input signal amplitude, while deltasigma modulators usually become. Uniform quantizer an overview sciencedirect topics.
Analog and digital conversionnonuniform quantization. Nov 28, 2016 multiple choice questions and answers on digital communication multiple choice questions and answers by sasmita november 28, 2016 1 in uniform quantization process. Pdf quantization of a continuousvalue signal into a discrete form or. Thus, in the case of nonuniform quantization, quantization noise can be made proportional to signal size. They are uniform quantization and non uniform quantization. Nonuniform quantization compression of digital holograms of. I am a student of ece branch and i am still learning about these things. The compressor applies a logarithmic function on the input signal. There is a way to do this, and its called nonuniform quantization. Multiple choice questions and answers on digital communication. Uniform quantization and the 6 dbbit approximation.
In uniform quantization process a the step size remains same b step size varies according to the values of the input signal c the quantizer has linear characteristics d both a and c are correct view answer hide answer. The training is performed in full precision with random noise injection emulating quantization noise. Under what circumstances is a nonuniform quantizer. Digital communication suppresses noise by regenerating signal. That is, the time or spatial coordinate t is allowed to take on arbitrary.
Transform or mu transform is a method of nonuniform quantization. This type of quantization is referred to as non uniform quantization. Contribute to xu3kevneuralnetworksquantizationnotes development by creating an account on github. Quantization of the spectral coefficients is mostly carried out using scalar quantizers of uniform or non uniform type, although also schemes for vector quantization vq have been proposed, such as 25. Follow 80 views last 30 days arpita shanbhag on 28 oct 20. Performance analysis of nonuniform quantization based data hiding.
Uniform and nonuniform quantization of gaussian processes 449 of non random functions with continuous derivatives up to the order m can be con sidered as a linear subspace of cm0,t by usual embedding. Ee368b image and video compression quantization no. A method for quantization of a color histogram bin value of an image or video, and more particularly, a method for non uniform quantization of a color histogram bin value of an image or video according to the frequency of color occurrence is provided. The equation to find the step size d is given below. The paper presents a non uniform quantization method for the detail components in the jpeg2000 standard. Pdf nonuniform ad quantization for improveddynamic. This quantization worked on the assumption that all intensities are equally likely and so all levels should be equal in size. Pdf uniform and nonuniform quantization of gaussian. Step size varies according to the values of the input signal c.
The basic function of a quantizer is that it helps to convert the input analo. Here you can download the free lecture notes of digital communication pdf notes dc notes pdf materials with multiple file links to download. May 24, 2018 there are two types of quantization depending on the step size. Assign points to a quantization level and reconstruct image. More specically, we alternatively optimize the quantizer and encoder decoder. Higher average signal to quantization noise power ratio than the uniform quantizer when the signal pdf is non uniform which is the case in many practical situation. There are 2 solutions, non uniform quantization and dithering. Analogtodigital converter design for nonuniform quantization. For uniform pdf x max x f x x 12x max want to uniformly quantize an rv x ux max,x max assume that desire m rls for r. The nonuniform quantization of the input signal is the effect of combining a uniform quantizer with a nonlinear input characteristic and if you look at the left diagram, youll quickly notice that a greater range of high input values correspond to a smaller output value. Compute the new quantization levels as the mean of the value of all points assigned to each quantization level. For the purposes of this discussion let us assume that the source signal xn is a wide sense stationary wss random signal that has a.
Speech or music has a non uniform pdf, it is usually modeled by a laplacian distribution or a gausssian mixture model, so it doesnt apply to this case. Uniform quantization partitions the whole space in a uniform manner, and vice versa for the nonuniform quantization. The type of quantization in which the quantized levels are uniformly spaced is known as uniform quantization. Non uniform quantization non uniform quantization is accomplished by, first passing the info motion through a compressor.
Got digital communication as a subject this semester itself. How can we write matlab code for uniform and non uniform. In this video, i have explained non uniform quantization by following outlines. Pdf optimized uniform quantizers for non uniform pdf we are mostly interested in non uniform pdfs whose domain is not bounded. There are two types of quantization depending on the step size. Nonlinear quantization can also be accomplished by passing the signal through a compressor circuit, which amplifies the signals weak components and attenuates its strong components. Ee4512 analog and digital communications chapter 8 chapter 8 analogtodigital and digitaltoanalog conversion sampling and quantization pages 390391. Uniform quantization an overview sciencedirect topics. May 31, 2018 i am a student of ece branch and i am still learning about these things.
Aug 30, 2016 for that, you need to understand what is the step size. When the encoderdecoder is xed, a non uniform quantizer is optimized based on the distribution of representation features. Wang, lab manual for multimedia lab, experiment on. The input signal has a high difference between its low and high amplitude. Pulse code modulation pcm in pcm, a signal value is represented by a sequence of pulses digits. The compressed signal, now occupying a narrower dynamic range, can be quantized with a uniform, or linear, spacing. In order to circumvent the need to simulate realistic quantization noise distributions, the weight and the activation distributions are uniformized by a non linear transformation, and uniform noise is injected. Non uniform quantization can provide fine quantization of the weak signals and coarse quantization of the strong signals. This implies separating between the quantization levels ought not be uniform. The following figures represent the two types of uniform quantization. Rms value of the quantizer noise power of a non uniform quantizer is substantially proportional to the sampled value and hence the effect of the quantizer noise is reduced. The type of quantization in which the quantization levels are unequal and mostly the relation between them is logarithmic, is termed as a non uniform quantization. Quantization can be classified as uniform quantization and nonuniform quantization. Non uniform quantization regions finer regions around more likely values optimal quantization values not necessarily the region midpoints approaches use uniform quantizer anyway optimal choice of.423 1245 23 520 832 1044 584 18 1615 310 1132 364 1280 1378 414 326 959 780 827 887 416 287 1189 523 653 786 992 744 1522 524 1268 1073 288 167 898 380 1409 973 276 93 1114