A review on the application of fuzzy transform in data and image compression

  • Petr HurtikEmail author
  • Stefania Tomasiello
Methodologies and Application


Fuzzy transform is a relatively recent fuzzy approximation method, mainly used for image and general data processing. Due to the growing interest in the application of fuzzy transform over the last years, it seems proper providing a review of the technique. In this paper, we recall F-transform-based compression methods for data and images. The related works are examined, their motivations are explained, and the theoretical foundations are described. To test practical abilities of the related works, benchmark with emphasis to quality and processing time is established and the corresponding graphs are commented.


F-transform Data compression Image compression Fuzzy partition 



This research was supported by the project “LQ1602 IT4Innovations excellence in science”.

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Authors Petr Hurtik and Stefania Tomasiello declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre of Excellence IT4Innovations, Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy ModelingUniversity of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Consorzio di Ricerca Sistemi ad Agenti (CORISA)Universitá degli Studi di SalernoFiscianoItaly

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