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Embedded and efficient low-complexity hierarchical image coder
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Paper Abstract

We propose an embedded hierarchical image coding algorithm of low complexity. It exploits two fundamental characteristics of an image transform -- the well defined hierarchical structure, and energy clustering in frequency and in space. The image coding algorithm developed here, apart from being embedded and of low complexity, is very efficient and is comparable to the best known low-complexity image coding schemes available today.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3653, Visual Communications and Image Processing '99, (28 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.334677
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Asad Islam, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
William A. Pearlman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3653:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '99
Kiyoharu Aizawa; Robert L. Stevenson; Ya-Qin Zhang, Editor(s)

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