Image Compression: JPEG-2000 Standard

Authored by: Christopher M. Brislawn , Mihaela D. Quirk

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
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This entry presents an overview of the image coding field, the JPEG-2000 standard, known formally as ISO/IEC International Standard 15444. The concepts and methods involved in JPEG-2000 image coding are outlined, concentrating on the JPEG-2000 baseline and the features that distinguish JPEG-2000 from other image coding methods.

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