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Spatial model of lifting scheme in wavelet transforms and image compression
Author(s): Yu Wu; Gang Li; Guoyin Wang
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Paper Abstract

Wavelet transforms via lifting scheme are called the second-generation wavelet transforms. However, in some lifting schemes the coefficients are transformed using mathematical method from the first-generation wavelets, so the filters with better performance using in lifting are limited. The spatial structures of lifting scheme are also simple. For example, the classical lifting scheme, predicting-updating, is two-stage, and most researchers simply adopt this structure. In addition, in most design results the lifting filters are not only hard to get and also fixed. In our former work, we had presented a new three-stage lifting scheme, predicting-updating-adapting, and the results of filter design are no more fixed. In this paper, we continue to research the spatial model of lifting scheme. A group of general multi-stage lifting schemes are achieved and designed. All lifting filters are designed in spatial domain and proper mathematical methods are selected. Our designed coefficients are flexible and can be adjusted according to different data. We give the mathematical design details in this paper. Finally, all designed model of lifting are used in image compression and satisfactory results are achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4738, Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX, (8 March 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.458759
Show Author Affiliations
Yu Wu, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Gang Li, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Guoyin Wang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4738:
Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX
Harold H. Szu; James R. Buss, Editor(s)

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