US Patent No. 10,194,176

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING QUALITY ESTIMATORS


Patent No. 10,194,176
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Method And Apparatus For Generating Quality Estimators
Inventorship Amy R. Reibman, Chatham, NJ (US)
Kenneth Shirley, New York, NY (US)
Chao Tian, Madison, NJ (US)
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Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,176

1. A method comprising:calculating, by a processing system comprising a processor, a preference estimate for viewing preference data, wherein the preference estimate corresponds to a probability that first image content that has been distorted by a first distortion type is preferred over second image content that has been distorted by a second distortion type;
selecting, by the processing system, a target distortion type from the first distortion type or the second distortion type according to the preference estimate; and
adjusting, by the processing system, content for distribution to viewer equipment utilizing a distribution process that is selected based on the target distortion type.