Chapter 5

Image Compression

  • To discuss the need for compression and various parameters used for compression.
  • To illustrate Image Compression Models.
  • To demonstrate how the information theory helps in compressing the images.
  • To explain arithmetic coding and predictive coding techniques.
  • To discuss the concept that thresholding technique forms the basis for JPEG compression standard.
  • To explain the popular Lossy Compression technique such as the vector quantization and its concepts.
  • To explain how to use BPN/SOM Neural networks for compression.

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