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Image compression for airborne reconnaissance
Author(s): Dale C. Linne von Berg; Melvin R. Kruer
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Paper Abstract

The volume of digital imagery generated by existing and planned airborne reconnaissance systems requires the use of lossy compression techniques in order to store the real-time imagery on-board or transmit it to a ground station. The government is migrating compression used for reconnaissance applications from proprietary techniques to a national and international standards in order to provide a more seamless image dissemination path. This paper describes the requirements for image compression in advanced tactical reconnaissance system and compares the performance of national and international lossy compression techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3431, Airborne Reconnaissance XXII, (5 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330202
Show Author Affiliations
Dale C. Linne von Berg, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Melvin R. Kruer, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3431:
Airborne Reconnaissance XXII
Wallace G. Fishell; Arthur A. Andraitis; Michael S. Fagan; Jerry D. Greer; Mark C. Norton, Editor(s)

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