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New technology for raster document image compression
Author(s): Kai-Uwe Barthel; Simon McPartlin; Michael Thierschmann
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes in detail the LuraDocument technique, a recently developed, high performance technique for compressing and archiving scanned documents, particularly those containing text and image. LuraDocument offers higher compression rates and quality in comparison to traditional document compression methods, preserving text legibility even at extremely high compression rates. This various stages of LuraDocument compression are described in detail, including image quantization and text detection procedures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3967, Document Recognition and Retrieval VII, (22 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373504
Show Author Affiliations
Kai-Uwe Barthel, LuraTech GmbH (Germany)
Simon McPartlin, LuraTech GmbH (Germany)
Michael Thierschmann, LuraTech GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3967:
Document Recognition and Retrieval VII
Daniel P. Lopresti; Jiangying Zhou, Editor(s)

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