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Compressed image transmission based on fountain codes
Author(s): Jiaji Wu; Xinhong Wu; L. C. Jiao
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose a joint source-channel coding (JSCC) scheme for image transmission over wireless channel. In the scheme, fountain codes are integrated into bit-plane coding for channel coding. Compared to traditional erasure codes for error correcting, such as Reed-Solomon codes, fountain codes are rateless and can generate sufficient symbols on the fly. Two schemes, the EEP (Equal Error Protection) scheme and the UEP (Unequal Error Protection) scheme are described in the paper. Furthermore, the UEP scheme performs better than the EEP scheme. The proposed scheme not only can adaptively adjust the length of fountain codes according to channel loss rate but also reconstruct image even on bad channel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8002, MIPPR 2011: Multispectral Image Acquisition, Processing, and Analysis, 80020K (8 December 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.902096
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Jiaji Wu, Xidian Univ. (China)
Xinhong Wu, Xidian Univ. (China)
L. C. Jiao, Xidian Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8002:
MIPPR 2011: Multispectral Image Acquisition, Processing, and Analysis
Faxiong Zhang; Faxiong Zhang, Editor(s)

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