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All types of data can be compressed, but we will focus on image compression in this presentation. We will review the image processing work flow, show examples of varying degrees of compression of an image, and discuss the question of how much to compress an image We will informally address the amount of information in an image and see that discarding information can lead to visible pixilation. Finally, we'll say why compression is important and we'll differentiate between lossy and lossless... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 22, 2011
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Submitter: Larry Press
Keywords: lossy versus lossless compression, pixilation, the importance of compression, the amount of information in an image, visual effect of image compression, image processing work flow, matching compression level to your application. compression

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
Material Version: 1
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