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Genetic algorithms for fast search in fractal image coding
Author(s): David W. Redmill; David R. Bull; Ralph R. Martin
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Paper Abstract

This paper demonstrates the application of genetic algorithms (GAs) to the real-time search problem of fractal image compression. An approach using GAs has been simulated and compared with both an exhaustive search method and a heuristic multi-grid method. Results, for various block sizes, show that the GA based approach offers a computationally more efficient search than either of the other methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2727, Visual Communications and Image Processing '96, (27 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.233210
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David W. Redmill, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
David R. Bull, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Ralph R. Martin, Univ. of Wales College Cardiff (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2727:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '96
Rashid Ansari; Mark J. T. Smith, Editor(s)

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