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Visual pattern image sequence coding
Author(s): Peter L. Silsbee; Alan Conrad Bovik; Dapang Chen
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Paper Abstract

Visual pattern image coding, or VPIC1-5, is an important new digital image coding process that possesses significant advantages relative to all other existing technologies: VPIC is capable of coding (i) with visual fidelity comparable to the best available techniques; (ii) at very high compressions exceeding the best available technologies: compressions in the range 30:1—40:1 are obtained routinely; (iii) with absolutely unprecedented coding efficiency - coding/decoding via VPIC is completely linear with respect to image size and entails a complexity 1-2 orders of magnitude faster than any prior high compression strategy; (iv) configurability. In the current work, the VPIC coding framework developed initially for single images is extended to image sequences. The algorithm for image sequence coding presented here, termed Visual Pattern Image Sequence Coding (or VPISC) exploits all of the advantages of "static" VPIC in the reduction of information from an additional (temporal) dimension to achieve unprecedented image sequence coding performance stated in terms of coding complexity, compression, and visual fidelity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24240
Show Author Affiliations
Peter L. Silsbee, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Alan Conrad Bovik, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Dapang Chen, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1360:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series
Murat Kunt, Editor(s)

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