About this book
JPEG2000: Image Compression Fundamentals, Standards and Practice is an essential reference for engineers and researchers in the fields of communication, image processing, signal processing, information theory, and multimedia. It has specific applications for those involved in the development of software and hardware solutions for multimedia, internet, and medical imaging applications, and for those pursuing research in image and video compression.
The book provides a thorough and up-to-date background in the fundamentals of image compression in Part 1, and a complete description of the JPEG2000 standard in Part 2. Part 3 is devoted to the implementation and exploitation of the JPEG2000 standard, with guidelines, suggestions, and analyses for both software and hardware oriented applications. Part 4 describes other key image compression standards, namely JPEG and JPEG-LS.