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Optical Engineering

Image compression using a recursive block grouping algorithm
Author(s): Shiuh-Ku Weng; Jyi-Chang Tsai; Chaur-Heh Hsieh
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Paper Abstract

An efficient image compression technique using block grouping is presented. The similar blocks in an image are merged into a group in a recursive manner. The center of a group is then encoded with the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)-like algorithm. Simulation results indicate that the proposed algorithm improves the compression efficiency significantly, compared with the JPEG-like algorithm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 36(8) doi: 10.1117/1.601440
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 36, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
Shiuh-Ku Weng, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology (Taiwan)
Jyi-Chang Tsai, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology (Taiwan)
Chaur-Heh Hsieh, Kaohsiung Polytechnic Institute (Taiwan)


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