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A Fast Recursive Algorithm For Computing The Discrete Cosine Transform
Author(s): H. S. Hou
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Paper Abstract

The Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) has found wide applications in various fields, including image data compression, because it operates like the Karhunen-Loeve Transform for stationary random data. This paper presents a recursive algorithm for DCT whose structure allows the generation of the next higher-order DCT from two identical lower order DCT's. As a result, the method for implementing this recursive DCT requires fewer multipliers and adders than other DCT algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 1986
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0697, Applications of Digital Image Processing IX, (10 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.976201
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H. S. Hou, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0697:
Applications of Digital Image Processing IX
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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