Image Quality Assessment

Subjective and Objective tests on images / videos to assess “quality” according to usage

Customized service

  • deep RIVER offers a customized service for each application (Medical, video-surveillance, multimedia, etc.) and for each type of video (endoscopic, microscopic, ambience).
  • deep RIVER software follows a scalable method, allowing the adaptation of the data payload and compression bitrate to the image quality suitable to practitioners requirements.

Standardized environment

  • deep RIVER works with “PROMETEE” living lab, a quality assessment laboratory, located at TELECOM Nancy.
  • This well-equipped platform allows us to study and manage the technical quality of videos / images. It provides an efficient environment to comply with the general display conditions for subjective assessments, defined by the recommendations of ITU-BT.500-13.
  • PROMETEE is referenced in the National Forum of Living Labs in Health and Autonomy (FLLSA) led by Robert Picard (CGE – Ministry of the Economy)


  • A. Chaabouni, Y. Gaudeau, J. Lambert, J. M. Moureaux, P. Gallet. « Subjective and objective quality assessment for H264 compressed medical video sequences »,  International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), Paris, France, Oct. 2014.

  • A. Chaabouni, Y. Gaudeau, J. Lambert, J. M. Moureaux and P. Gallet, « H.264 medical video compression for telemedicine : A performance analysis », IRBM, vol. 37, p. 40–48, feb. 2016. 

  • A. Chaabouni, Y. Gaudeau, J.M. Moureaux. « Performances de compression HEVC et H.264 dans le contexte du temps réel : Application en télémédecine », Compression et Représentation des Signaux Audiovisuels (CORESA), Nancy, France, May 2016.

  • A. Chaabouni, J. Lambert, Y. Gaudeau, N. Tizon, D. Nicholson and J.-M. Moureaux, « Quality assessment of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 and HEVC compressed video in a telemedicine context. », ICIP, sept. 2017.

  • A. Chaabouni, J. Lambert, Y. Gaudeau, N. Tizon, D. Nicholson et J. M. Moureaux, « Evaluation de la qualité de vidéo médicales compressées par MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 et HEVC pour la Télémédecine », CORESA, nov. 2017.

deep RIVER

A new software to enrich multimedia content


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