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Exploring image coding techniques for remote sensing and geographic information systems
Author(s): Joan Serra; Cristina Fernandez; Francesc Auli; Fernando Garcia
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Paper Abstract

Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems applications are becoming more and more present in everyday life. These applications are based on the growing availability of natural, multi-spectral and hyper-spectral images, but these kind of images imposes a large demand of memory capability due to their large size and increasing resolution. Well known lossless and lossy image coding techniques have been used to settle down this problem, but RS and GIS applications have some particular requirements that are not taken into account by the standard methods. There is therefore a need to investigate new approaches of image coding for RS and GIS applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5150, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003, (23 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.503055
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Joan Serra, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Cristina Fernandez, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Francesc Auli, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
Fernando Garcia, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5150:
Visual Communications and Image Processing 2003
Touradj Ebrahimi; Thomas Sikora, Editor(s)

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