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Robust video coding for underwater transmission
Author(s): Tim Collins; Phillip Atkins; Jon Davies; Shaun Dunn
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Paper Abstract

A robust image compression algorithm has been developed for use in underwater video transmission. The hostile nature of the medium leads to high error rates, normally requiring a severe overhead in terms of forward error correction bits. The new algorithm reduces this requirement by means of error resilient organization of the compressed image data and variable rate protection coding. Simulation results for the standard 512 X 512 Lena image are presented as well as practical results from recent sea-trials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4310, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2001, (29 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.411872
Show Author Affiliations
Tim Collins, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Phillip Atkins, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Jon Davies, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Shaun Dunn, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4310:
Visual Communications and Image Processing 2001
Bernd Girod; Charles A. Bouman; Eckehard G. Steinbach, Editor(s)

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