Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
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Coleen T. Jones; David J. Atkinson

Abstract: This paper discusses the analysis of an audiovisual desktop video-teleconferencing subjective experiment conducted at the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences. Objective models of the individual audio and video quality are presented. Also discussed is an objective model of the audio-visual quality based upon the results of the individual objective audio and video quality models. Finally, a subjective model of the audiovisual quality based upon users’ ratings of the audio and video quality is discussed.

Keywords: models; video teleconferencing; Video; quality; objective; subjective; correlation; audio; audio-visual


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