Sebastian Bosse, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany (VQEG Co-chair)
Naeem Ramzan, University of the West of Scotland, UK (VQEG Co-chair)
Sebastian Arndt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Maria Martini, Kingston University, UK
Dan Darcy, Dolby Laboratories, USA
Grant Mulliken, Dolby Laboratories, USA
Jan-Niklas Antons, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Kit Yan Chan, Curtin University, Australia
Kjell Brunnstroem, ACREO, Sweden
2015 – ongoing
Video quality assessment is typically performed using questionnaires, either open-ended or based on psychometric scales, such as n-point Likert scales. As valuable as these studies are, they are based on conscious responses by the participants and often do not provide sufficiently deep insight into underlying perceptual and cognitive processes. In order to gain a deeper understanding about the perceptual and cognitive processes underlying video quality perception, psycho-physiological measurements can be performed. For instance,
These psychophysiological responses are not intended to replace well established psychophysical assessment techniques, but to augment them and provide additional sub-conscious information.
The PsyPhyQA project aims to establish novel psycho-physiology based techniques and methodologies for video quality assessment and real-time interaction of humans with advanced video communication environments. Specifically, some of the aspects that the project is looking at include
The PsyPhyQA project is part of the Video Quality Experts Group (VQEG) that brings together global leaders from academia and industry to investigate quality of experience and user experience for modern image and video communication services. For more information visit the official VQEG website.