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Image Data Compression In A Personal Computer Environment
Author(s): Paul M. Farrelle; Daniel G. Harrington; Anil K Jain
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes an image compression engine that is valuable for compressing virtually all types of images that occur in a personal computer environment. This allows efficient handling of still frame video images (monochrome or color) as well as documents and graphics (black-and-white or color) for archival and transmission applications. Through software control different image sizes, bit depths, and choices between lossless compression, high speed compression and controlled error compression are allowed. Having integrated a diverse set of compression algorithms on a single board, the device is suitable for a multitude of picture archival and communication (PAC) applications including medical imaging, electronic publishing, prepress imaging, document processing, law enforcement and forensic imaging.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 1988
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0974, Applications of Digital Image Processing XI, (16 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948457
Show Author Affiliations
Paul M. Farrelle, Optivision, Inc (United States)
Daniel G. Harrington, Optivision, Inc (United States)
Anil K Jain, Optivision, Inc (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0974:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XI
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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