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Compression Of Digitized Images For Transmission And Storage Applications
Author(s): David R Ahlgren; John Crosbie; David Erigat
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Paper Abstract

The need for a compression system to significantly reduce the size of high resolution gray-scale and full-color image (picture) files, which can range from 100 Kbytes to over 3 Mbytes, stimulated an extensive research program that resulted in the development of new image compression systems. These new compression systems, based on well established compression schemes, can reduce image file sizes by a factor of more that 20:1 with only minor detectable image degradation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0901, Image Processing, Analysis, Measurement, and Quality, (24 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944710
Show Author Affiliations
David R Ahlgren, Telephoto Communications (United States)
John Crosbie, Telephoto Communications (United States)
David Erigat, Telephoto Communications (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0901:
Image Processing, Analysis, Measurement, and Quality
Gary W. Hughes; Patrick E. Mantey; Bernice E. Rogowitz, Editor(s)

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